Sarman Singh obtained his medical degree in 1982 from India’s famous King George’s Medical College (established in 1905) and specialized in medical microbiology from Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh in 1987. He joined the Apex Medical Institution of India, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 1988 and is currently a Professor and the Director of Clinical Microbiology Division of Department of Laboratory Medicine. He has published 170 papers in peer-reviewed indexed journals, 28 book chapters, and 6 books. Professor Singh has 8 patents to his credit and three of these are on diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis. He has been awarded by various national and international bodies for his original contribution, the most prestigious awards being the Dr. B.C. Roy Award of Medical Council of India; Product, Process & Commercialization Award of DBT, Government of India; Vigyan Ratna Samman of Government of Uttar Pradesh, India; Overseas Post Doctoral Fellowship Award of Department of Biotechnology, India; Merit Award from International Immunocompromised Host Society (USA). Dr. Singh is on various review boards, editorial boards, and the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Laboratory Physicians. He is a fellow of various academies and a member of several decision-making committees.
Biography Updated on 23 December 2009