Qualifications and Recognitions
Dr Mammen Chandy is the Director of Tata Medical Centre, Kolkata. He completed his MBBS and MD (Medicine) from Christian Medical College, Vellore. He then pursued further training in hematology at the Westmead Centre, Sydney, Australia and obtained his FRACP and FRCPA. He was awarded the fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (London) in 2010. He has been a faculty member in CMC Vellore since 1979 till his retirement in 2009. He was Head of the Department of Haematology in CMC Vellore from 1987 to 2007. He has been a pioneer in developing the field of hematology and bone marrow transplantation in India and has led the largest and most successful bone marrow transplant service in India at CMC Vellore. He has also been responsible for setting up a bone marrow transplant centre in Muscat, Oman. He is the current chair of the Human Genome Task Force of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Gov t of India.
Experience Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, Junior Lecturer , 1979 Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, Lecturer , 1980 Westmead Center, Sydney, Australia, Special trainee Christian Medical College Hospital,Vellore, Reader , 1983 Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, Associate Professor , 1985 Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, Professor , 1987 Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Oman, Professor , 1994 Tata medical Center, Kolkata, India, Director , 1 Tata Medical Cancer Hospital & Research Center,Kolkata, Director of Deapartment
AwardsKutumbiah Gold medal in Medicine.John S Carman medal in Surgery.TCF medal in Paediatrics.Ida Scudder medal in Obstetrics and GynaecologyMedal for the best outgoing student.CMC,VelloreUniversity medal for the first rank in MBBS, 1971University Medal for the first rank in MD, 1978Manorama Sapre Oration, Indian Society of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Bombay,1993Bhatia Oration, Institute of Immunohaematology, Bombay, 1997Dr B.N.Dara Award for outstanding contribution to Thalassaemia in India, Delhi, 1997Ranbaxy Research Award 2003 in the field of “Medical Science - Clinical Research”Arosenius Lecture Ethics of Hemophilia Care Finland, 2004Indian Doctors Forum - Kuwait Medical Association Oration, 2006Best Clinical Teacher Award. Christian Medical College Vellore, 2006Scientific Advisory Committee, Basic Medical Sciences Division, Indian Council of Medical Research.Scientific Advisory Committee, Institute of Immunohaematology.Scientific Advisory Committee, Tata Memorial Hospital.Chair Task Force on Human Genetics and Genome Analysis, Department of Biotechnology.
Memberships Member, Medical Biotechnology Development Board Department of Biotechnology, Government of India & Ministry of Science and Technology. 2005 Member, Editorial Board. Indian Journal of Haematology Reviewer, Indian Journal of Medical Research Reviewer: National Medical Journal of India Member, Indian Society of Haematology and Blood Transfusion Member, Executive Committee of the World Federation of Hemophilia Member, American Society of Haematology