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Anatomist , educator

Perumal Saraswathi, Indian anatomist, educator. Achievements include invention of connection of hypoglossal nerve; invention of nucleus of hypoglossal nerve; invention of neuro histology of tongue. Recipient Lifetime Achievement award, Government Tamil Nadu, 2007; research grantee, State Research Council, Chennai, 1976-1982. Member of Association biomedical Science, Association Anatomists (vice president 1990-1993).

Background

Saraswathi, Perumal was born on June 5, 1947 in Laligam, India. Son of Perumal Varadharajan and Perumal Ponni Ammal.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Zoology, Queen Mary's College, Chennai, India, 1967. Master of Science in Anatomy, Madras University, Chennai, 1970. Diploma in Anthropology, Madras University, Chennai, 1975.

Doctor of Philosophy in Neuroanatomy, Madras University, Chennai, 1982. Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Thirunelveli Medical College, Chennai, 1989.

Career

Tutor in anatomy Madras Medical College, 1970—1974, assistant professor, 1974—1989. Reader in anatomy Stanley Medical College, 1989—1995, professor anatomy, 1995—2004. Head department Vellore Medical College, 2004—2005.

Professor, head department Saveetha University, since 2005. Member editorial board Anatomical Adjuncts, Tamilnadu, India, 1995—1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of connection of hypoglossal nerve. Invention of nucleus of hypoglossal nerve. Invention of neuro histology of tongue.

Membership

Member of Association biomedical Science, Association Anatomists (vice president 1990-1993).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, writing.

Connections

Married Thiruvengadam Saraswathi, March 12, 1942. Children: T. Atma Ram, T. Manasa Gangotri.

father:
Perumal Varadharajan

mother:
Perumal Ponni Ammal

spouse:
Thiruvengadam Saraswathi

child:
T. Atma Ram Saraswathi

child:
T. Manasa Gangotri Saraswathi