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Basanti Devi Amir Chand Prize (2007) - jointly awarded to :

Dr. Vedantam Rajshekhar
Professor of Neurosurgery, 
Department of Neurological Sciences,

Christian Medical College , Vellore -632004  




Dr. Surendra Kumar Sharma
Professor & Head
Department of Medicine
AIIMS, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi- 110029


2. Amrut Mody Unichem Prize (Chest diseases)

Dr. Digambar Behera       
Director, L.R.S Institute of

Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases,

Sri Aurobindo Marg,
New Delhi -110030

  Lung cancer

 3. ICMR Kshanika Oration Award - jointly awarded to:

Dr. Molly Jacob


Department of Biochemistry

Christian Medical College



Pathogenesis of small intestinal & renal toxicities due to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs


Dr. Renu Saxena                         

Professor & Head                              

Department of Haematology

AIIMS, New Delhi -110029


Elucidation of etiopathogenesis and molecular genetics of bleeding and coagulation disorders in India

 4. Shakuntala Amir Chand Prizes(four prizes)

Dr. Shyam S Sharma

Associate Professor

Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology

National Institute of Pharmaceutial Education

and Research (NIPER),Sector 67, S.A.S. Nagar

(Mohali)-160062, Punjab

  Neuroprotective potential pharmacological interventions targeted at peroxynitrite poly(ADPribose)polymerase pathway in cerebral ischemia


Dr. Surinder Singh Rana

Associate  Professor,

Department of Gastroenterology

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh -160012


Is there ileopathy in portal hypertension

Dr.G. Venkatasubramanian

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry,

Department of Psychiatry,

National Institute of Mental Health &   Neurosciences, Bangalore- 560029


Clinical, neuroanatomical & neurochemical research in psychiatry

Dr. Ruchi Singh

Scientist C,

National Institute of Malaria Research (ICMR)

Sector 8,Dwarka,New Delhi-110 077


Studies on diagnosis,drug response and differential gene expression in Post Kala Azar Dermal Leishmaniasis

 5. ICMR Prize for biomedical research for scientists belonging to underprivileged communities

Dr. P. Sundaresan     

Senior Scientist                 

Department of Genetics

Aravind Medical Research Foundation

Aravind Eye Hospital

No. 1 Anna Nagar Madurai-625020


Molecular genetics on inherited eye diseases

 6. ICMR Prize for biomedical research conducted in underdeveloped areas

Dr. M. K. Das

SRO, & Officer- in –Charge

National Institute of Malaria Research,

Field Unit, TB Sanatorium Complex, ITKI,

Ranchi- 835301


Vector borne diseases

 7. JALMA Trust Fund Oration Award   

Dr. Om Parkash

Scientist D (Immunology Laboratory)

National JALMA Institute for Leprosy and other Mycobacterial Diseases,TajGanj, Agra

Serological detection of leprosy

 8. Major General Saheb Singh Sokhey Award

 Dr. Sasirekha Ramani

 Senior Research Fellow

 The Wellcome Trust Research Laboratory

 Department of Gastrointestinal Sciences

 Christian Medical College , Vellore- 632004

Rotavirus infection

 9. Smt. Kamal Satbir Award

Dr. Balamugesh Thangakunam


Department of Pulmonary Medicine,

Christian Medical College and Hospital

Vellore -632004

Lung cancer in women

 10. BGRC Silver Jubilee Oration Award

Dr. R. S. Balgir

Scientist – F

Regional Medical Research Centre for Tribals

(Indian Council of Medical Research)

Nagpur Road , P.O.Garha

Jabalpur 482003, Madhya Pradesh

Public health genetics and

community hemoglobinopathies

 11. Dr. Dharamvir Datta Memorial Oration Award

Dr. Ajay Kumar Duseja

Assistant Professor

Department of Hepatology

PGIMER, Sector 12, Chandigarh-160012

 Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in India

 12.Drs. Kunti & Om Prakash Oration Award (Non-communicable diseases

Prof. M.Bajpai,


Department of Paediatric Surgery

All India Institute of Medical Sciences,

Ansari Nagar, New Delhi- 110029

Markers of chronic interstitial

nephropathy in congenital unilateral

ureteropelvic junction obstruction

13. Dr. M.K.Seshadri Prize

Dr. Kamalesh Sarkar

Asstt. Director

National Institute of Cholera & Enteric Diseases,

P-33 CIT Road Scheme XM, Kolkata- 700010


Community medicine

14. Dr. P.N. Raju Oration Award - Medicine (Clinical Research)

Dr. Premashish Kar

Professor of Medicine & Gastroenterology

Dept. of Medicine,

MAMC & Associated Lok Nayak Hospital ,

New Delhi-110002


Hepatitis A infection

15.Dr. Vidya Sagar Award


Dr. Prabha S. Chandra


Dept of Psychiatry

National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences,  
- 560029


Sexual and reproductive health in mental disorders

16.  Dr. Y.S. Narayana Rao Oration Award


Dr. J.S.Virdi

Reader, Department of Microbiology

University of Delhi South Campus,

Benito Juarez Road ,

New Delhi- 110021


Molecular epidemiology of Yersinia enterocolitica

17.  ICMR Lala Ram Chand Kandhari Award


Dr. Aruna Mittal nee Singh

Deputy Director (Sr. Grade)

Institute of Pathology (ICMR),

Safdarjung Hospital Campus,

Post Box no. 4909, New Delhi- 110029


Chlamydia trachomatis infection in India

18. ICMR M.N. Sen Oration Award


Dr. Anil Bhansali

Professor and Head,

Dept. of Endocrinology,

Post Graduate Institute of Medical

Education and Research, Chandigarh-160012


Pituitary disorders

19.  Novartis Oration Award for research in the field of Cancer


Dr. Sunita Saxena


Institute of Pathology- ICMR

Safdarjang Hospital Campus,

Post Box No. 4909, New Delhi-110029


Breast cancer in Indian women

20.  Prof. B.C. Srivastava Foundation Award


Dr. Vinod Joseph Abraham

Associate Professor

Community Health Department

Christian Medical College , Vellore- 632002


Community based geriatrics

21.  Prof. B.K. Aikat Oration Award


Dr. Rakesh Aggarwal

Additional Professor

Department of Gastroenterology

Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences,  
– 226014


Hepatitis E: Epidemiology and pathogenesis

22.  Prof. Surindar Mohan Marwah Award


Dr. Harbir Singh Kohli

Additional Professor of Nephrology,

PGIMER, Chandigarh - 160012


Renal failure in elderly