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  Mattegunta Venkata Radhakrishna Rao

Name Dr MVR Rao
(Dr Mattegunta Venkata Radhakrishna Rao)
  Gender M
Birth 01-11-1903
Specialization Liver Disease; Human Nutrition
  Year of Election 1945  
  Demise 27-10-1971

Mattegunta Venkata Radhakrishna Rao obtained PhD (1935) from Andhra University, Waltair. He was Assistant Director and Head, Department of Nutrition and Experimental Pathology, Haffkine Institute, Mumbai; and also Nutrition Expert, Government of Bombay.

Academic and Research Achievements: Dr Rao worked on the diseases of the liver in children and on human nutrition. He was considered an authority on the subject by his peers

. Other Contributions: Rao organized Department of Nutrition at Haffkine Institute. He was Member of the Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland, and Nutrition Society of Great Britain.

Awards and Honours: Dr Rao was President, Medical and Veterinary Sciences Section, Indian Science Congress (Once).

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