Awards & Honours

Dr. Sarman Singh has received several recognitions and awards from various bodies and organizations. Some of these are listed below:

  • MAJOR AWARDS
  • Received AIIMS Research Excellence Award for best published work, September, 2016 (for Research in Tuberculosis) from Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India.
  • Received Research Excellence Award 2015, Indus Foundation, USA/India, November 2015.
  • Received BMJ Excellence Award 2014 (India) for Innovation in Healthcare Technology
  • Received Med-Achiever Award of Indian Medical Association for Innovative Research, July 2014.
  • Received Chikitsa Ratna Award of Delhi Medical Association, June 2014
  • Received Life Time Achievement Award of the Society for Immunology & Immunopathology, December 2013.
  • Prof. BK Aikat Oration Award of Indian Council of Medical Research, for the year 2008
  • “Nominated for the Prestigious Padma Shri Award of Government of India, 2010,2016.
  • “Nominated for the Donald Mackay Medal of the American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH), USA, 2007.
  • “BC Roy Award (Hari Om Ashram Alembic Research Award) of Medical Council of India, for the year 2006.
  • “Vigyan Ratna Samman award by Council of Science and technology, Government of UP, for the year 2006.
  • “Biotechnology Product, Process and Commercialization Award for Commercialization of a novel recombinant antigen of Leishmania donovani for the accurate diagnosis of kala-azar and PKDL. 2006.
  • “Prof. BP Pandey Memorial Oration Award for Best Teacher in Parasitology, Indian Society for Parasitology 2006.
  • Merit Award 1998 of the International Immunocompromised Host Society (USA), June 1998, Davos (Switzerland).
  • ICMR Award for the work on Parasites in general and Toxoplasma gondii in particular by the Indian Council of Medical Research, 1996.
  • Young Scientist Award 1996 of the International Immunocompromised Host Society (USA), June 1996, Assisi (Italy).
  • Biotechnology Long Term Overseas Associateship for 1 year Awarded by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, to work in USA, 1994-95.
  • Best Citizen Award of the Best Citizen Publishing House (Delhi) for year 2006.
  • “Man of the Year 1998” by the American Biographical Institute, Raleigh, USA.
  • Membership of National Academy of Medical Sciences, (India), 1996.
  • Task Force Member of SERC (FAST TRACK SCHEME) of Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. 2004-2007 & again for 2008-2011.
  • Elected Consulting Editor of The contemporary “Who’s Who” (USA). 2003.
  • Elected Member of Research Advisory Board 1999, American Biographical Institute, Raleigh, USA.
  • Elected Member of the New York Academy of Sciences, USA, 1997.
  • Awarded Full Scholarship from UNAIDS/Canada Government to present a paper in the XI International Conference on AIDS, Vancouver, July 1996.
  • Received Full Scholarship from UN AIDS/ Canada Government to present a paper in the XI International Conference on AIDS, Vancouver, July 1996.
  • Awarded Japan Government Full Scholarship to present a paper in the X International Conference on AIDS/STD, August 1994.
  • Received Japan Government Full Scholarship to present a paper in the X International Conference on AIDS/STD, August 1994.
  • Awarded Young Scientist INSA travel grant to present a paper in the VII International AIDS Conference, June 1991, Italy.
  • Awarded Young Scientist DST travel grant to attend the VII International AIDS Conference, Italy, June 1991.
  • Awarded CSIR travel award for obtaining training in Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, University of Michigan, USA, 1990.
  • Received Life Time Achievement Award of Society for Immunology and Immunopathology during the International Symposium on Latest Trend in Immunodiagnosis, Immunopathology and Immunomodulation and VI convention of Society for Immunology and Immunopathology, at Bikaner, Rajasthan, December, 2013.
  • Received Chikitsa Ratan Award 2014 of Delhi Medical Association, Delhi, June 2014.
  • Received MedAchiever Merit Award of Indian Medical Association 2014, Delhi, July 2014.
  • OTHER AWARDS/HONOURS
  • Member, Institutional Biosafety committee, Panacea Biotech, New Delhi.
  • Chairman, Institutional Ethics Committee, of CARE Foundation, Namakkal, Tamilnadu, 2009- onward
  • Member of the Kala-azar elimination High power committee constituted by DGHS, Gov. of India, 2005-2013.
  • Member Model Rural Health Research Unit (MRHRU), Department of Health Research, Government of India.
  • Member- Advisory Board, Dr. B. Lal Institute of Biotechnology, Jaipur, 2009.
  • Invited Speaker on HIV-TB co-infection for the World AIDS Conference held at Mexico, August 2008.
  • Member of Joint Monitoring Mission of National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme, Ministry of Health, Government of India, 2007-2008.
  • Chief Guest to inaugurate the Biotechnology Update of IP Degree college of CCS University, Meerut.
  • Member of the “Scientific Expert Committee on QA/QC Implementation” National Institute of Biological, Ministry of Health, Government of India.2006-2009.
  • Member of the Selection Committee for “Rashtriya Gyan Vigyan Maulik Pustak Lekhan Puraskar Yojana”, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India for the duration of 2002-03.
  • Honorary Member and only Representative from India for Prison Healthcare Committee of Medical Advocates for Social Justice, Argentina, Since 2001.
  • STUDENTS AWARDED
  • International Fellowships
    Arshi Munawwar. International AIDS Society/HIV Research Trust Award-2009, to work at National Institutes of Health, USA.
  • Shri Mohan Lal Wig Award for Best Clinical Research
  • Dr. Krishnamoorthy Gopinath was awarded this prestigious Award for the year 2008 for his thesis work titled “PCR and sequence based identification of Mycobacterium sp from extrapulmonary tuberculosis cases”
  • Best Oral Presentation Awards
  • K Gopinath and Sarman Singh. “Comparative Evaluation of in-house Multiplex PCR with Conventional Methodologies for Detecting Mycobacteria Infections.” International Conference on Opportunistic Pathogens in AIDS (ICOPA- India 2006) March 27 – 29, 2006, at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi..
  • Ayan Dey, Pawan Sharma, Sarman Singh. “Development of Chimeric DNA vaccine as a strategy for control of L. donovani and M. tuberculosis co-infection.” October 30- November 2, 2008, Tropacon-2, India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
  • Best Poster Presentation Award
  • Ramu Sivakumar, Pawan Sharma, Kwang-Poo Chang and Sarman Singh. “Cloning, expression, and purification of a novel recombinant antigen from Leishmania donovani” January 12–16, 2004, Bangalore University, Bangalore, India,.
  • K Gopinath and Sarman Singh. “Detection and Identification of Mycobacterial infections in AIDS patients by Multiplex PCR.” IAMM Delhi Chapter, 6th August, 2005, at R.M.L Hospital, New Delhi,.
  • Sandeep Kumar, K Gopinath, Mani Sankar, and Sarman Singh. “Tetrazolium Microplate Assay as a Rapid and Inexpensive Colorimetric Method for Antitubercular Drug Susceptibility Testing.” International Conference on Opportunistic Pathogens in AIDS (ICOPA) March 27-29, 2006, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
  • Amit Singh, K Gopinath., and Sarman Singh. “Proteomic analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains sequentially acquired resistance to Isoniazid and Rifampicin.” 10-11 March 2008, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  • Amit Singh, K Gopinath., and Sarman Singh. “ATP Binding Cassettes transporters of M. tuberculosis and M. Avium paratuberculosis Phylogeny to Regulatory functions” in International Conference on Opportunistic Pathogens in AIDS, January 27th-29th 2008 at, New Delhi.
  • Arshi Munawwar, Swati Gupta, Sarman Singh. “Incidence and Prevalence of Human Herpes Virus (HHVs) Infection in HIV-Positive North Indian Patients.” AIDS Society of India (ASICON-2009) 28th Feb-1st March 2009, Jaipur, India.
  • Arshi Munawwar, Gupta S, Lisco A, Vanpouille C, Sharma SK, Grivel JC, Margolis L, Sarman Singh.: Epstein Barr Virus” A Yet To Be Recognised Virus For Its Role In AIDS: Indian Scenario.International Conference on Opportunistic Pathogens in AIDS (ICOPA- India) October 27-30, 2010, New Delhi
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  • Received Dr. BC Roy Award from HE President of India for developing rapid test for Kala-azar

 

 

  • Life Time Achievement Award
  • Received Life Time Achievement Award of Society for Immunology and Immunopathology during the International Symposium on Latest Trend in Immunodiagnosis, Immunopathology and Immunomodulation and VI convention of Society for Immunology and Immunopathology, at Bikaner, Rajasthan, December, 2013.
  • MedAchiever’s Merit Award 2014
  • Received MedAchiever Merit Award of Indian Medical Association 2014, Delhi, July 2014.

 

 

  • BMJ Excellence Award for Innovation
  • Excellence Award for Innovation in Healthcare Technology 2014.

 

  • Team Celebrates
  • Prof. Sarman Singh and his team celebrates his selection for this Award which he received for developing a novel recombinant antigen for the rapid and highly cost-effective diagnosis of kala-azar or Visceral Leishmaniasis.