T. Bhaskara Menon

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T. Bhaskara Menon
Born4 May 1898
Died12 September 1948
AwardsStraits Settlements Gold Medal
Scientific career
InstitutionsAndhra Medical College

Professor Thotakat Bhaskara Menon shortly T. Bhaskara Menon M.D., D.Sc., M.R.C.P. (born 4 May 1898 - died 12 September 1948)[1] was Professor of Pathology and Principal of Andhra Medical College.[2]

He has done M.D. from Madras. He was Principal of Andhra Medical College from 1945 to 1948. He was the second Indian to hold this position after Dr. T. S. Tirumurti in 1930.

In memory of his professional services, the Extension block of Pathology department in Andhra Medical College was renamed as Dr. Bhaskara Menon's of School of Pathology in 1948.[3] Dr. Bhaskara Menon Memorial prize is awarded annually to meritorious students selected on the basis of a competitive examination.[4]

The Senatus Academicus of Edinburgh University awarded the Straits Settlements Gold Medal to Thottakat Bhaskara Menon, for the excellence of his thesis on "Pathological Studies on Splenomegaly" on 11 February 1938.[5]

He wrote a book entitled "An Introduction to Tropical Pathology" (Calcutta, 1931) intended for undergraduate and postgraduate students of Tropical Medicine.[6]



  1. ^ Thotakat Bhaskara Menon. Born 4 May 1898. Died 12 September 1948 by I. Bhooshana Rao Journal of Pathology. 61(3):478-483, 2005.
  2. ^ List of Principals at Andhra Medical College website.
  3. ^ History of Andhra Medical College.
  4. ^ Pathology department in Andhra Medical College.
  5. ^ Edinburgh University news in British Medical Journal, 19 Feb 1938, pp: 414.
  6. ^ "PREPARATIONS AND APPLIANCES". Br Med J. 1 (3727): 1085. June 1932. doi:10.1136/bmj.1.3727.1085. PMC 2520517. PMID 20776895.
  7. ^ Menon, T. Bhaskara (1934). "A hæmangeioblastoma of the adrenal gland". The Journal of Pathology and Bacteriology. 39: 591–594. doi:10.1002/path.1700390304.
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  9. ^ Menon, T. Bhaskara (1938). "Venous splenomegaly: A study in experimental portal congestion". The Journal of Pathology and Bacteriology. 46: 357–365. doi:10.1002/path.1700460215.
  10. ^ [2]
  11. ^ [3]
  12. ^ [4]
  13. ^ "Contents of Volume XXI" (PDF). The American Journal of Pathology. PMC 1934176.