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Vijay Kumar

Vijay Kumar, Indian immunologist, microbiologist, educator, researcher. Diplomate American Board Medical Laboratory Immunology, American Board Medical Microbiology; certified American Registry in Clinical Chemistry. Fogarty International fellow National Institutes of Health, 1985.

Background

  • Kumar, Vijay was born on April 15, 1945 in Rampura Phul, Punjab, India. Came to the United States, 1969. Son of Megh Raj and Puran (Devi) Goel.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with honors, Punjab University, Chandigarh, India, 1965. Master of Science with honors, Punjab University, Chandigarh, India, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1973.

    Career

    • Assistant professor microbiology State University of New York, Buffalo, 1980-1987, research associate professor microbiology, since 1987. President Immco Diagnostics Inc., since 1988. Assistant director Ernest Witebsky Center for Immunology, Buffalo, since 1991.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American Board Medical Laboratory Immunology, American Board Medical Microbiology. Certified American Registry in Clinical Chemistry.

    Works

    • Author: Immunopathology of the Skin, 1987, Serological Diagnosis of Celiac Disease, 1990. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Society for Microbiology, American Society for Investigative Dermatology, American Federation for Clinical Research, American Association for Clinical Chemistry.

    Connections

    • Married Asha Jain, July 1, 1973. Children: Sasha, Sabina.
    • father: Megh Raj Goel
    • mother: Puran (Devi) Goel
    • spouse: Asha Jain
    • children: Sasha Kumar
    • Sabina Kumar
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    Born April 15, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1965
      Punjab University
    • 1968
      Punjab University
    • 1973
      State University of New York
    • 1980 - 1987
      Assistant, professor microbiology State University of New York
      Buffalo, New York, United States
    • 1988
      president, Immco Diagnostics Incorporated

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