Who we are

The George Institute is a leading independent medical research institute established in India in 2007. We are part of a global family of affiliate institutions in Australia, China, and the UK. Our mission is to improve the health of millions of people in India through the generation of high quality evidence using discovery and implementation research.

Our work plays particular emphasis on the use of innovative approaches to prevent and treat the common causes of premature death and disability, and promoting all-round equity in health. 

78 people and growing team in India

21 Indian states with ongoing projects

350+ publications, including 40 high impact journals

Our strategy

The George Institute is focused on the global health challenges that cause the greatest loss of life, the greatest impairment of life quality and the most substantial economic burden, particularly in resource-poor settings.

Through a program of research, advocacy/thought leadership, and disruptive social entrepreneurship, we are driving global impact.

Our history

The George Institute was established in India in 2007 to tackle the escalating burden of non-communicable diseases and injury in India, with a focus on underserved populations. Since then, our work has influenced policy and practice.

Our leadership & people

We work with some of the world’s best leaders and experts in their field.

Our Senior Leadership team and senior researchers support and guide us in our mission to improve the health of millions of people.