The Institute has collaborative Ph.D. programmes with the following organizations:
*L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad.
*Sankara Netralaya, Chennai.
*Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Chennai.
* Institute of Pathology, ICMR, New Delhi
*Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai.
*Madras Medical Mission (MMM), Chennai.
*Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.A.
*Natinal Cancer Institute, Fredricks, Maryland, U.S.A.
* University of North Carolina, Greens borough, NC USA * HP Labs India, Bangalore