1st International Ayush conclave of Kerala Februray 15th to 19th 2019 at Kanakakkunnu, Trivandrum, Kerala, India

Dr.T.Thirunarayanan

Centre for Traditional Medicine & Research, Mahalakshmi Nagar, Adambakkam, Chennai

Dr T.Thirunarayanan, an alumnus of the Govt. Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai, Tamil nadu has 30 years of experience in different spheres of Indian Systems of Medicine including teaching, training, clinical and industrial research. Dr. Thirunarayanan is the secretary of Center for Traditional Medicine and Research (CTMR), an NGO. CTMR functions in the traditional healthcare space and runs two AYUSH health centers and two mobile clinics catering to Fishermen and other marginalized communities. Having authored four books in Siddha medicine and translated quite a few and published research papers in peer reviewed journals. Dr. T.Thirunarayanan is also the principal investigator in documenting Traditional health practices in different districts of Tamil Nadu. He has authored ‘Development of ISM’ report for Tamil Nadu Govt. aiming at equitable growth initiative programme along with members of the Health sector sub-committee. Has served as expert member in earlier ‘Mother and Child healthcare’ programme and subsequently in designing training module and kit for RCH programme of Govt. of Tamil Nadu and in evaluating, monitoring and review. Dr.T.Thirunarayanan develops new products based on Traditional medical systems adopting rigorous scientific validation methods and also in designing standard operating procedures to comply with Good Manufacturing Practices. Establishing medicinal plant garden and conservation of medicinal plants by ex-situ methods is his passion. He has been implementing the herbal gardens with the help of various NGO’s including Green kovai, a part of AIM for Sewa.