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Immunologist , researcher

Narayan Shanker, Indian immunologist, researcher. Achievements include application for mycobacterium vaccae, patent for vaccine for auto immune disease.

Background

Shanker, Narayan was born on March 22, 1948 in Madras, India. Son of Vasudevan and Subhadra Shanker.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Kasturba Medical School, Manipal, India, 1973. Doctor Tropical Medicine and Health, Liverpool Sch Tropical Medical, England, 1981.

Career

With pediatrics department Institute Child Health, Madras, India, 1974-1975. With neurosurgery division Government Hospital, 1975, with intensive coronary care division, 1975, with dermatology division, 1975. With intensive medical care division Government Royapettah Hospital, 1976.

Medical officer University College Ibadan (Nigeria) Hospital, 1977-1981, senior medical officer, 1981-1985. Hospital medical officer Mpilo Central Hospital, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, 1985-1986. Medical officer Damien Foundation, Polambakam, India, 1986-1987, Volunteer Health Services, Sakthinagar, India, 1987-1990, chief medical officer, joint secretary India, since 1996.

Coinvestigator Indian Council Medical Research, 1992-1994, INdo-Swiss Collaboration in Biotechnology, India, 1995-1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include application for mycobacterium vaccae, patent for vaccine for auto immune disease.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Indian Immunology Association (life), Indian Association Leprologists (life), New York Academy of Sciences, Rotary Club (president 1992-1993, district chairman district 3200 1993-1994, regional coordinator 1994-1995, outstanding Rotarian award 1992, governor's special recognition 1995-1996).

Connections

Married Anitha Shanker. Children: Arathi, Ashwini.

father:
Vasudevan Shanker

mother:
Subhadra Shanker

spouse:
Anitha Shanker

child:
Arathi Shanker

child:
Ashwini Shanker