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Ripdaman Singh Grewal

Ripdaman Singh Grewal, Indian pharmacologist, medical researcher. Recipient United Kingdom sheth oration K.E.M. College, 1980; National Research Council fellow, 1958-1960. Fellow Indian Academy of Sciences, Maharashtra Academy of Sciences; member Indian Pharmacology Society (president 1978-1979), British Pharmacology Society, Association Physiologists and Pharmacologists.

Background

  • Grewal, Ripdaman Singh was born on December 3, 1922 in Narangwal, India. Son of Khem Singh and Sampuran (Kaur) Grewal.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, F.C. College, Lahore, India, 1942. M.B.B.S., Medical College, Amritsar, India, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy., St. Catherine College, Oxford, England, 1953.

      Diplomate Indian Medical Council. House physician Medical College, Amritsar, 1948-1949, reader in pharmacology, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India, 1953-1956, professor, 1956-1962. Group leader Chemical Industries Basel-GEIGY Research Center, Bombay, India, 1962-1965, department director, 1965-1975, director, 1975-1980.

      Member pharmaceutical research board Chemical Industries Basel-GEIGY Ltd., Basel, Switzerland, 1981-1987. Director Hindustan Chemical Industries Basel-GEIGY Research Center, Bombay, since 1987. Member governing body Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India, 1973-1978.

      Advisor Public Services Commission, New Delhi, 1975-1980. Temporary advisor World Health Organization, Geneva, 1980, member science and technical review committee, 1983.

    Career

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

    Works

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow Indian Academy of Sciences, Maharashtra Academy of Sciences. Member Indian Pharmacology Society (president 1978-1979), British Pharmacology Society, Association Physiologists and Pharmacologists. Clubs: Vincent (Oxford, England).

    Connections

    • Married Varinda Majithia, May 27, 1956. Children– Alekh, Penny, Jaya.
    • father: Khem Singh Grewal
    • mother: Sampuran (Kaur) Grewal
    • spouse: Varinda Majithia
    • children: Alekh Grewal
    • Penny Grewal
    • Jaya Grewal
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    Born December 3, 1922
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