Endocrinologist Dr Ashraf conferred with ‘Subhash Mukherjee Memorial Oration-2023

Hyderabad December 19 (KNS): Noted Endocrinologist, Dr M Ashraf Ganie, was conferred with “Subhash Mukherjee Memorial Oration-2023” by the Endocrine Society of India (ESI). 
Dr Ashraf received the Oration at ESICON-2023 convened at Hyderabad from 14th to 17th December 2023. 
Dr Ashraf, presently Professor of Endocrinology & Metabolism and Sub-Dean Research at SKIMS Srinagar, has been awarded, “Subhash Mukherjee Memorial Oration-2023” for his extensive research in the field of endocrine and metabolic disorders. 
Subhash Mukherjee Oration has been instituted in memory of Dr Subhash Mukherjee, legendary Indian scientist and physician who used in-vitro fertilization (IVF) to become the architect of India's first and the world's second test tube baby. Mukherjee created history in collaboration with Sunit Mukherji, a cryobiologist, and Dr Saroj Kanti Bhattacharya, a gynecologist while working on the pioneering IVF project at Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College, Kolkata. 
Pertinently, Dr Ashraf was recently also nominated Chairman of the Joint Task Force instituted by the National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) and Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) to conduct detailed study on the health issues of the populations inhabiting and the people visiting or working in high-altitude areas including Sub-Himalayan regions.
It may be noted that Dr Ashraf has been working in the area of lifestyle disorders for several years and has published numerous research papers on the subject.
Dr Ashraf was working as Associate Professor at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi before joining at SKIMS Soura. At SKIMS Dr Ashraf has taken many initiatives to create a vibrant research ecosystem by establishing the Department of Clinical Research, Medical Research Unit and other similar facilities. (KNS)

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