Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine

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CSTM logo.jpg
Seal of CSTM
Established 1914
Director Nandita Basu (Ghorai)
Location Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata. October 2014.

Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine (CSTM) is a medical institute from Kolkata, India dedicated in the field of tropical disease.[1] It was established in 1914 by Leonard Rogers (1868-1962) of the Indian Medical Service, professor of pathology at the Calcutta Medical College.[2] It was, till 2003, affiliated with the historic University of Calcutta. Now it is under the West Bengal University of Health Sciences.

Prominent researchers like U. N. Bramhachari, Ronald Ross, Rabindra Nath Chaudhuri,[3] Ram Narayan Chakravarti[4] and Jyoti Bhusan Chatterjea worked in this institute.[5]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ David Arnold (2000). Science, Technology and Medicine in Colonial India. Cambridge University Press. p. 198. ISBN 9780521563192. 
  2. ^ Uma Dasgupta (2011). Science and Modern India: An Institutional History, C. 1784-1947. Pearson Education India. p. 591. ISBN 9788131728185. 
  3. ^ "Deceased Fellow". Indian National Science Academy. 2016. Retrieved July 6, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Deceased Fellow". Indian National Science Academy. 2016. Retrieved April 2, 2016. 
  5. ^ "History of CSTM". Retrieved 20 April 2014. 

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