-Indian Scientists and Scholars felicitated by Health minister and Sun Pharma Science Foundation

Sun Pharma Science Foundation, a non-profit organization registered under Societies Registration Act, today announced the winners of Sun Pharma Science Awards given to Indian Scientists for their outstanding work and exemplary contribution in pharma &medical research. The Awards was attended by Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda, Honorable Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, Dilip Shangvi and Prof Mike Turner, Head- Infection and Immunobiology, Wellcome Trust UK along with other 100 Scitists and Scholars.was the Guest of Honour at the Sun Pharma Science Awards ceremony in New Delhi. The awards were presented to all 15 winners by Chief Guest Mr. J. P. Nadda.

 

Commenting on the awards announced Prof Virander S. Chauhan, Chairman, Sun Pharma Science Foundation said,“Sun Pharma Science Foundation recognizes and rewards excellence in original research work in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences.  Our goal is to create an impetus to promote Medical and Pharmaceutical Research in India by rewarding excellence and identifying sources of knowledge and expertise.”

 

These Science Awards are presented in two categories – The Sun Pharma Research Awards for outstanding scientists and Sun Pharma Science Scholar Awards for young researchers. The winners for both these award are identified in two sub-categories – Medical Sciences and Pharmaceutical Sciences. An eminent jury panel comprising well-known scientists from India selected the final winners. These Awards are presented annually to Indian scientists & young researchers working in India and abroad.

 

The list of recipients of Sun Pharma Science Foundation awards are as follows:

 

Sun Pharma Science Scholar Award Winners for  2016

 

Bio-Medical Sciences Award Winner

 

Mr. Venkateswara Rao Amara

PhD scholar, Dept. of Pharmacology & Toxicology, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Punjab, India

 

Ms. Rashi Arora

Senior Research Fellow, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Center for Biomedical Research, Delhi, India

 

Pharmaceutical Sciences Award

 

Ms. Supriya V. Vartak

Graduate Student, Department of Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

 

Sun Pharma Research Award Winners for 2015

Medical Sciences – Basic Research Award Winner

 

Prof.Subrata Sinha, (MD PhD, FAMS, FNA, FASc, FNASc)

J C Bose Fellow, Director, National Brain Research Centre, Gurgaon, Haryana, India

 

Medical Sciences – Medical Research Award Winner

 

Prof.Debabrata Dash, (MD, PhD, DSc, DNB, FNA, FASc, FAMS)

Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Institute of Medical Sciences, Varanasi, India

 

Medical Sciences – Clinical Research Award Winner

 

Dr.Virender S Sangwan, (MS)

Dr. Paul Dubord Chair in Cornea, TejKohli Cornea Institute; Director, Center for Ocular Regeneration (CORE); Director, Srujana-Center for Innovation; L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India

 

Pharmaceutical Sciences Award Winner

 

Dr. Anil Koul, Ph.D.

Director, CSIR – Institute of Microbial technology (IMTECH), Chandigarh, Punjab India

 

Sun Pharma Science Scholar Award winners for 2015

 

Bio-Medical Sciences Award Winner

 

Mr. KirtimaanSyal

Molecular Biophysics Unit, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

 

Ms. DeepaliJoon

PhD Student (SPM Fellow), Dr BR Ambedkar Center for Biomedical Research, Delhi, India

 

Pharmaceutical Sciences Award Winner

 

Mr. Sumit Arora

PhD Scholar, Department of Pharmaceutics, National Institute of Pharmaceutical, Education and Research (NIPER), Mohali, Haryana, India

 

Mr. Sarwar Beg

UGC Meritorious Research Fellow in Science, University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chandigarh, Punjab, India

Sun Pharma Research Award Winners for 2014

Medical Sciences – Basic Research Award Winner

 

Dr. Rajesh S. Gokhale

Staff Scientist VII, National Institute of Immunology,  New Delhi, India

Medical Sciences- Medical Research Award Winner

 

Prof. (Dr) Akhil C Banerjea

Staff-Scientist VII, Professor, Laboratory of Virology, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India

 

Medical Sciences- Clinical Research Award Winner

 

Dr. Patrick S. Kamath

Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine,  Rochester, USA

Pharmaceutical Sciences Award Winner 

Dr. Ram Vishwakarma

Director, CSIR – Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research), Jammu, India

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