Interactive Research School for Health Affairs (IRSHA) is a unique constituent unit of Bharati Vidyapeeth. The institute is mandated to conduct biomedical research in priority areas of human health. The core area of research encompasses Mother and child health, Cancer, Obesity- Diabetes, Herbal medicine and Communicable Diseases. The Institute has well-equipped research laboratories including state of the art BSL-3 facility. Over the past 2 decades IRSHA has grown from a budding research institute to a reputed organization.

The institute strives to foster a balance between the pursuit of basic knowledge and applying outputs of research for societal benefits. There is equal emphasis on student learning that is reflected in the vibrant and robust post- doctoral program that aims to impart research training to the next generation.

IRSHA has received competitive grants from funding Agencies like DBT, ICMR, DST, Ayush and Wellcome Trust. The services of the Institute have been availed by many leading pharmaceutical industries. The institute is working in collaboration with the institutes on university campus like Medical, Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Dental colleges, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of IT & BT, Environmental sciences etc. It has also developed strong networks with National and International Institutes working in similar research areas.

IRSHA looks to the future with a vision to develop and position itself as a premium research organization in the country and is committed to striving for channelizing its core strengths in the pursuit of excellence.