Medical Biochemistry is a specialized course within the field of Biochemistry. Regular universities and university affiliated colleges offer general Biochemistry courses only. Bio-Chemistry has been a part of Biochemistry and student study the subject of Medical Biochemistry as a paper in their Post Graduation. But the need for specialised and focused courses in Medical Biochemistry has been increasing day by day. As the course is more relevant to the medical field, reputed Medical Institutions and Hospitals started courses in Medical Biochemistry.
Medical Biochemistry candidates will have employment opportunities in Hospitals, Pharma companies involved in Research and Development, CSIR Laboratories and also as faculty in colleges and universities. There is good number of colleges in the country offering Medical Biochemistry as a specialized course or part of their courses in Biochemistry at PG level. Regular universities also offering education and research facilities for those interested in the field. Though some universities offer Biochemistry at PG level, research has been encouraged in the topics related to Medical Biochemistry. Following is the list of some reputed institutes:
1. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Marg, NewDelhi-110029.
2. NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh.
3. School of Health Sciences, Dept. of Medical Bio-chemistry, Palayad, Thalassery.
4. Department of Microbiology, M.S. University, Vadodara-390002,Gujarat.
5. Health Sciences Department, Calicut University Campus.
6. Centre for Plant Molecular Biology, Tamilnadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore-641003.
7. School of Medical Education, Main Campus, Arpookara, Gandhinagar, Kottayam.
8. School of Biotechnology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. Department of Biotechnology, Jadavpur University, Calcutta.
9. Bose Institute, P-1/12, CITScheme, VII Kankurgachi, Calcutta. Calicut University, Kozhikode-673635,Kerala.
10. Department of Biotechnology, Punjab University, Chandigardh. Centre for Biotechnology, Anna University, Chennai, TamilNadu.
11. School of Biological Sciences, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai-625021.
12. Bharathiar University, Coimbatore-641046,TamilNadu.
13. Centre for Biotechnology, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry-605014.
14. Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067.
15. Osmania University, Administrative Building, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh-500007.
16. School of Life Sciences, Central University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad-500134, Andhra Pradesh.
17. Department of Zoology, Poona University, Pune-411007, Maharashtra.
18. Faculty of Applied Science, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam-686560, Kerala.
19. Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Masab Tank, Mahaveer Marg, Hyderabad, AP.