The vision of Central Research Laboratory (CRL), Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research (MAHER) is to emerge as a world-class Institute through extending an exemplary and unique contribution in the fields of teaching, research & innovation and advanced healthcare in the branches of medicine, dentistry, nursing, occupational therapy and physiotherapy. CRL focuses on developing unfathomable leaps and excellence in Science and Technology through a high-quality research environment in-house, as well as by collaboration with leading Industries and Research Institutions across the globe. CRL’s commitment to research in the field of medical sciences, humanities and science, allied health sciences, basic sciences, and yoga sciences & therapy has been inspiring. MAHER is on a continuous journey towards the development of a knowledge base and institutional capabilities for the management of research challenges worldwide.

In keeping with the National Education Policy 2020, it has further opened its gates to scholars and researchers in multi-disciplinary research. The ecosystem is nurtured and led by the experts of the Board of Research, which has taken several initiatives to develop the research culture, prioritizing novel research in medical and dental products, publications, and funded research. To the credit of MAHER, about 115 students have been awarded PhD degrees to date, about 370 students are currently pursuing their PhD programmes in various disciplines.