Dr. Samba Reddy, Professor (Medicine) at Texas A&M University has received a prestigious international award ‘A Fellow of the American Epilepsy Society’ (FAES) – a lifetime professional honour in recognition of his accomplishments and dedication to excellence in epilepsy around the world.
In appreciation of the US Dr. Michael D. Privitera, MD, President, American Epilepsy Society, said, “Your commitment to the epilepsy community and the American Epilepsy Society are commendable. Thanks to your efforts and leadership, we collectively are able to advance the science and care for people with epilepsy”.
Interestingly, Dr. Reddy is the first Indian to win record “hat trick” top biomedical awards in the US (three major fellowships in consecutive years: 2014 AAPS, 2015 AAAS, and 2016 AES). He is a distinguished pharmacologist, who has been serving on many scientific panels in Washington, DC. This “Hind Rattan” laureate was also elected fellow of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He has published 160 scientific papers.
Dr. Reddy’s FAES credential is peer recognition that demonstrates professional accomplishment and dedication in epilepsy. Epilepsy is a chronic brain disease in nearly 65 million people worldwide, including 3 million Americans and 7 million Indians. People with epilepsy experience seizures or debilitating side effects from medications.
Dr. Reddy has got his pharmacy degree at Kakatiya University and PhD at Punjab University in Chandigarh. His name has been registered in the science history annals.