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Dr Shyam Reddy Honored With Multiple Awards

Dr Shyam Reddy

Atlanta, September 2012: Dr Shyam Reddy, GCC Distinguished Cancer Scholar, Professor and Co-Director of Cancer Biology Program, Dept of OB/GYN, Morehouse School of Medicine was honored with the prestigious "International Goldstar Award" by H.E. Korn Dabbaransi, former Deputy Prime Minister, Thailand for Individual Excellence in the performance and contribution for National and International progress in the field of Science and Medicine. IIFS (India International Friendship Society) organized this meeting in Bangkok, Thailand (June, 2012) to express their appreciation for the existing Indo-Thai Friendship and to take it still further by creating awareness.

Dr Reddy was also honored with multiple awards during a conference on “Economic growth and National Unity” by the Friendship Forum of India (FFI). The award was presented  by Dr.G.V.G.Krishnamurthy, Former Election Commissioner, Govt of India in New Delhi in June, 2012 in recognition of Dr Reddy’s exceptional caliber and outstanding performance in cancer research.

 Dr Reddy won the prestigious Best Personalities of India Award and Gold Medal, which, in the past was awarded to prominent personalities like Matinee idol Dev Anand, Late Sunil Dutt, Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, and Mohd. Azharuddin, SC Jamir, Chief Minister of Nagaland, Brington Lyngdoh , Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Leading Educationist Shyam Chona, Architects Pheroz Kudianwala, Manik Dastor.
Dr Shyam Reddy was also awarded the prestigious “Super Achievers Of India Award” and the “Bharat Excellence Award” for the year 2012
These awards are given to selected few most extraordinary men & women from the field of science, technology, education, industry, fine arts, sports, politics, and social work etc., who have done something special for this country and/or their countrymen and have attained greater excellence in the field of their work or who have a touch of genius, or who have scaled the heights against odds to achieve excellence – people who have made a mark in their particular activity by any standard world-wide, or those whose work is an inspiration to others. The panelists who select the awardees are some most prominent citizens from India.
In a press note released to this newspaper, Dr. Reddy thanked his collaborator, Dr. Veena N. Rao, Professor and Co-Director of the Cancer Biology Program, Department of OB/GYN, at Morehouse School of Medicine, as well as all the post-docs and students who worked passionately and diligently to help achieve great strides in cancer research. He also acknowledged GRA/GCC, NIH and DOD organizations for providing support to achieve his goals in cancer research.

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