Vinay Kumar (pathologist)
|Born||1944 (age 73–74)
|Residence||United States of America|
|Alma mater||University of Poona, Punjab University Medical College, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi|
|Known for||Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease and discovery of natural killer cells|
|Institutions||University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine|
|Doctoral advisor||- Dr M G Deo|
Born in India in 1944, Dr. Kumar graduated with honors, at the age of 17, from University of Poona. He earned his MBBS in 1967, at the age of 22, from Punjab University Medical College, in Amritsar, where he was named "Best Medical Graduate" for that year, winning the Pfizer Award and the Gold Medal for highest achievement as a medical student. He completed both his PhD in experimental pathology and his residency in anatomic pathology and hematology in 1972 at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, where he was awarded the Khanolkar Prize for outstanding research in pathology.
- "Dr. Kumar's profile at the UChicago Pathology". Archived from the original on 2008-05-04. Retrieved 2008-07-20.
- "Dr. Kumar's profile at UChicago Biomed". Retrieved 2008-07-20.
- "News release on the hiring of Prof. Kumar". Retrieved 2008-08-26.
- Kumar, Vinay; Fausto, Nelson; Fausto, Nelso; Robbins, Stanley L.; Abbas, Abul K.; Cotran, Ramzi S. (2005). Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease. Philadelphia, Pa.: Elsevier Saunders. ISBN 0-7216-0187-1.
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