Amiya Bhushan Sen received DPhil (1962) from University of Calcutta. He worked as Deputy Director and Head, Division of Parasitology, later CSIR Emeritus Scientist, Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow; and also Director, Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna.
Academic and Research Achievements:Sen made important contributions to parasitic chemotherapy and immunology. His work on host-parasite relationship especially immuno-pathology and pharmacological mediators in filariasis, malaria, leishmaniasis, hook-worm and cestode infections, received wide peer recognition.
Other Contributions:Dr Sen served as Member of the Indian Society for Parasitology, Microbiology Association of India and International Filariasis Association.
Awards and Honours: Dr Sen was elected Fellow of the Indian Society of Communicable Diseases.