Netherlands, September 11, 2013: Dr. Atul Kathait, Research Associate & Tutor, School of Biosciences (SBS), Apeejay Stya University (ASU) has been awarded the prestigious 'Young Investigator Overseas Travel Grant' for submitting his abstract at the 37th Conference of the European Thyroid Association at Leiden.

The conference was attended by about 1000 participants from all over the world. Dr. Kathait presented a paper on 'Thyroid status and iodine deficiency disorders: An intensive study of 8 Himalayan villages' in joint authorship with Ms. Nikku Yadav, ASU JRF and Dr. Asha Chandola Saklani, Dean, SBS, which attracted discussions by scientists from many countries during the allocated one hour.