Sankara Nethralaya
Sankara Nethralaya
Last Updated: June 2022
Sri Nathella Sampathu Chetty Clinical Laboratory, Sankara Nethralaya
(Unit of Medical Research Foundation)
Sri Nathella Sampathu Chetty Clinical Laboratory, Sankara Nethralaya
was established on 5th March 1982
The Legal name of the parent organization is “Medical Research Foundation”. The Organization is Registered under Societies Registration Act 1860 (S.No. 25 of 1978).
Address of SNSC Clinical Laboratory, Sankara Nethralaya
No 41, College Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai – 600 006, Tamil Nadu, India
Ph: 2823 3556 / 2827 1616 / 2831 1913
Fax: 91-044-2825 4180
Email: snsclab@snmail.org
Contact Person: Dr.N. Angayarkanni, Director, Email - drak@snmail.org
There are three other locations at Chennai

1. SNSC Clinical Laboratory Collection Centre, Pycrofts Garden Road
Jagadguru Kanchi Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi Nethra Nilayam, (JKCN Centre)
No.21, Pycrofts Garden Road
Chennai – 600 006, Tamil Nadu, India.
Phone: 28263556 / 28271616
Fax No: 91-044-282541800

2. SNSC Clinical Laboratory Collection Centre, CUSSN
(C.U.Shah Sankara Nethralaya)
No. 8, GST Road, St.Thomas Mount, Gunidy
Chennai 600 016, Tamil Nadu, India.
Ph No: 91-044-22346022, 22344474

3. SNSC Clinical Laboratory Collection Centre, SN RA Puram
(Sankara Nethralaya RA Puram)
New No. 30, Old No.73, Kamarajar Salai, Raja Annamalaipuram,
Chennai: 600 028, Tamil Nadu, India.
Ph No: 91-044-49083500, 49083501

Sri Nathella Sampathu Chetty Clinical Laboratory, Sankara Nethralaya
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The laboratories under SNSC Clinical lab, Sankara Nethralaya includes
  • Clinical Biochemistry: Main laboratory
  • Clinical Pathology: Main laboratory
  • Clinical Hematology: Main laboratory
  • Microbiology and Serology: 6th floor, Kamal Nayan Bajaj Institute for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (KNBIRVO)
  • Histopathology and Cytopathology: 3rd floor, KNBIRVO block
  • Genetics and Molecular biology: 4th floor, KNBIRVO block
  • Special Clinical Biochemistry: 5th floor, KNBIRVO block
  • SNSC Clinical Laboratory Collection Centre, 21.Pycrofts Garden Road
  • SNSC Clinical Laboratory Collection Centre, CUSSN No.8, GST Road, St.Thomas Mount, Guindy, Chennai 600 016
  • SNSC Clinical Laboratory Collection Centre, SN RA Puram: New No. 30, Old No.73, Kamarajar Salai, Raja Annamalaipuram, Chennai - 600 028.
The primary sample is collected at Main laboratory at SN main, and at SNSC Clinical Laboratory Collection Centers - Pycorfts Road, CUSSN, RA Puram.
Renovated Main Laboratory November 2009
Lab Renovated 2009
Lab Renovated 2009
Clinical Haematology and Clinical Pathology
Lab Renovated 2009
Lab Renovated 2009
 
Lab Renovated 2009
Lab Renovated 2009
Clinical Biochemistry
Lab Renovated 2009
Lab Renovated 2009
Special Biochemistry
Lab Renovated 2009
Lab Renovated 2009
Department of Biochemistry was started in 1985 as a Biochemistry Research Department supporting the need of the hospital by carrying out several special investigations related to ocular diseases such as screening for Inborn errors of metabolism and aminoaciduria by HPLC and trace elements analysis by atomic absorption spectroscopy
Histopathology and Cytopathology
Department of Ocular Pathology
Department of Ocular Pathology
The department of Ocular Pathology, Vision Research Foundation, a unit of Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai started in 1986 supporting the need of the hospital by carrying out routine pathological diagnosis and investigations related to ocular diseases.
Microbiology and Serology
L & T Microbiology Research
L & T Microbiology Research
L & T Microbiology Research Centre including SAIL Molecular Microbiology (Established on 10th March 1989) runs the microbiology/serology and PCR based diagnostics.
Genetics and Molecular biology
Department of Molecular Genetics
Department of Molecular Genetics
The Molecular Genetics department had its humble beginning as a Cytogenetics laboratory in the year 1993. Since then it has achieved rapid growth with the inclusion of a Molecular Biology set up, and mutation screening to evolve as the SNONGC department of Genetics & Molecular Biology
SNSC Clinical Laboratory Collection Centre, 21, Pycrofts Garden Road

Sri Nathella Sampathu Chetty Clinical Laboratory, Sankara Nethralaya (SNSC Clinical Laboratory Collection Centre - Pycrofts Garden Road) at 21, Pycrofts Garden Road was established on 10th February 1999. It is Converted into SNSC Clinical Laboratory Collection Centre and now operates at the 1st floor of Sri Sivasailam Block since 02.05.16.

Sri Nathella Sampathu Chetty Clinical Laboratory, Sankara Nethralaya (SNSC Clinical Laboratory Collection Centre) at 73, Venkata Krishna Road (Navasuja Sankara Nethralaya) was established on –17.6.2004 & converted into SNSC Clinical Laboratory Collection Centre - NSN since 07/02/2015. Navasuja Sankara Nethralaya has been shifted to New Premises on 15.07.2021. Sankara Nethralaya RA Puram, New No. 30, Old No.73, Kamarajar Salai, Raja Annamalaipuram, Sri Nathella Sampathu Chetty Clinical Laboratory, Sankara Nethralaya established SNSC Clinical Laboratory Collection Centre - SN RA Puram at New Premises, Sankara Nethralaya RA Puram, New No.30, Old No.73, Kamarajar Salai, Raja Annamalaipuram,, It is functioning as SNSC Clinical Laboratory Collection Centre – RA Puram since 15.07.2021.

Sri Nathella Sampathu Chetty Clinical Laboratory, Sankara Nethralaya established Collection Centre at 8, GST Road (C.U.Shah Sankara Nethralaya – Rural Eye Hospital). It is functioning as SNSC Clinical Laboratory Collection Centre – CUSSN since 22.10.2015.

 
 
 
 
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