Madurai Medical College emerged winners in the State-level Inter-Collegiate Neuro Quiz ’13, held here on Sunday. Organised for the second year consecutively by Nero Foundation, Salem, a total of 60 students from 20 medical colleges across the State participated in the quiz. P. Vathsalyan, P.S. Sairam and Yash Vardhan Sinha, all from Madurai Medical College, emerged victorious.

The team from Tirunelveli Government Medical College, M. Vinoj, R. Rajkumar and V. Vignesh, won the second place while the team from Madras Medical College, R. Praveen Kesav, M. Aravindhan and M.A. Karthikeyan, bagged the third place. Dr. R. Vallinayagam, Dean, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital, Tiruchi, distributed prizes to the winners.

Dr. R. Natarajan, Managing Director and Senior Neuro Surgeon, said that the quiz is conducted to create awareness among the medical students to pursue their career in neuro sciences. “There is more demand for doctors in the field,” he added.