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Suresh H Advani Padma Bhushan Awarded In 2012

 
Suresh H Advani

Suresh H Advani

Award Name : Padma Bhushan

Year of Award : 2012

Award for : Medical

Location : Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

 

Dr Suresh H Advani is a famous oncologist who pioneered Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in India. Struck by poliomyelitis at the age of 8 years, the wheelchair doctor studied at Grant Medical College, Mumbai , worked at Tata Memorial Hospital for many years and then completed his Masters in oncology. He gained experience in the field of bone marrow transplantation from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington. He was born on August 1, 1947 in Karachi, Pakistan. He has been a pioneer in establishing Bone Marrow Transplantation set up in India. He has been involed with about 500 National and International Publications. He has played an important role in establishing D. M. Medical Oncology (Mumbai University) at Tata Memorial Hospital. He is also a recognized M. Sc. and Ph.D. Guide in Applied Biology. He has been the Chief Investigator for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Project supported by National Cancer Institute, Washington and Chronic Lymphatic Leukemia Project supported by Department of Science and Technology. Recently he has embarked upon the project of writing syllabus along with teaching manual for D M Medical Oncology Course in association with Indian Medical and Pediatric Oncology Association. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan, the India's third civilian award in 2012.

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