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Immunologist

Ramasamy Pitchappan, Indian Immunologist. Achievements include research in immunological spectrum in healthy and tuberculosis patients and relationship between immune status of tuberculosis patients and their recovery by chemotherapy. Research grantee Commission European Cmty., 1993-1996, Wellcome Trust, 1995-1998. Member Indian Immunology Society (executive), New York Academy Sciences.

Background

Pitchappan, Ramasamy was born on April 2, 1946 in Shanmuganathapuram, India. Son of Ramasamy and Deivanai Ramasamy.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Madras University, India, 1968. Master of Science, Madurai University, India, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Madurai University, India, 1975.

Career

Demonstrator Alagappa College, Karaikudi, India, 1970-1971. Lecturer Madurai University, 1976-1979. Reader Madurai Kamaraj University, 1979-1987, professor, since 1987.

Adviser Tamil Nad Hospitals, Madras, since 1994, Nilgiri Adivasi Welfare Association, Kothagiri, India, since 1990. Regional director Genographic Society, since 2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in immunological spectrum in healthy and tuberculosis patients immune status of tuberculosis patients. Genome predisposing for leprosy. Human organ transplantation matching services.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee adaptor for preparing cell smears.

Membership

Fellow Academy Medical Sciences, Indian Academy Scis. Member Indian Immunology Society (executive), New York Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Pitchappan Sornavalli, January 25, 1967. Children: Valliappan, Karpaga Meda, Ramasamy.

father:
Ramasamy Ramasamy

mother:
Deivanai Ramasamy

spouse:
Pitchappan Sornavalli

child:
Karpaga Meda Pitchappan

child:
Ramasamy Pitchappan

child:
Valliappan Pitchappan