Dr. V. Maitreyan

Dr. V. Maitreyan

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Dr. V. Maitreyan is 66 years old elected from as Rajyasabha member. He is a member of .

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The first qualified Medical Oncologist in the country
Assistant Medical Officer, Department of Medical Oncology, Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai, July 1982-March 1987
Assistant Professor of Medical Oncology, Dr. Muthulakshmi College of Oncologic Sciences and Physician and Medical Oncologist, Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai, April 1987-March 1988
Reader in Medical Oncology, Dr. Muthulakshmi College of Oncologic Sciences and Physician and Medical Oncologist, Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai, April 1988-December 1992
Associate Professor of Medical Oncology, Dr. Muthulakshmi College of Oncologic Sciences and Physician and Medical Oncologist, Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai, January 1993-January 1995
Professor of Medical Oncology & Registrar cum Academic Officer, Dr. Muthulakshmi College of Oncologic Sciences, Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai, January 1995-March 1996
University Examiner, for D.M. in Medical Oncology of Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai, 1990-96 and Bangalore University, 1996
elected General Secretary (i) Indian Society of Oncology in 1992 and again in 1994 and (ii) Indo-US Co-operative Group for Lymphoid Neoplasia, 1994-96
Member, Board of Governors, IIT, Madras since 1999
Life Member, (i) Indian Society of Oncology, (ii) Indian Society of Medical & Pediatric Oncology and (iii) Association of Physicians of India
recipient of, (i) National Merit Scholarship, 1972-77 and (ii) Mammadi Soudavar Memorial Fellowship, New York for Higher Studies/Specialised Training in Oncology, 1988
received one year interim training in Bone Marrow Transplanation, HLA Typing and Management of Acute Leukemias in USA: Autologous Bone Marrow Transplantation at the University of Nebraska Medical Centre, Omaha, NE under Dr. James. O. Armitage and Dr. William P. Vaughan, July-September 1987
Allogenic Bone Marrow Transplantation under Dr. Robert Peter Gale and Richard E. Champlin, University of California, Los Angeles, October 1987 - April 1988
Management of acute leukemias with special reference to the febrile granulocytopenic patients under Dr. Ian T. Magrath of the Pediatric Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, USA, May and June 1988
in particular, has had the training under the personal guidance of Dr. Robert Peter Gale of UCLA, a world renowned bone marrow transplantation specialist and Chairman of the International Bone Marrow Transplantation Registry, who was mainly instrumental in performing bone marrow transplants for the radiation victims in the nuclear accident at Chernobyl, USSR, 1986
and advanced training in Bone Marrow freezing at Sy-Lab, Vienna, Austria, 18-22 October 1992
participation in Conferences and Workshops, etc. : (i) Intensive Training in the Diagnosis and Management of Diabetes, Stanley Medical College and Hospital, Madras, 19-26 June 1980, (ii) ECG Workshop - Indian Medical Association, Madras City Branch, 16-17 September 1983, (iii) Perspectives in Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma in Children, a symposium organized by Indian Cancer Society and Taj Continuing Education Programmes, New Delhi, 3-5 December 1984, (iv) 40th Annual Conference of the Association of Physicians of India, Bangalore, 19-23 January 1985, (v) First National Seminar in Medical Oncology, JIPMER, Pondicherry, 9-12 February 1985, (vi) International Seminar in Medical Imaging, co-sponsored by Indo-American Society of Nuclear Medicine, Madras, 10-12 January 1986, (vii) 2nd Biennial Conference of Indian Society of Oncology, Bombay, 9-14 February 1986, (viii) Technology Transfer Programme (TTP) in Cancer - Lymphomas, Leukemias and Pediatric Oncology, Madras, 20-22 February 1986, (ix) 42nd Annual Conference of the Association of Physicians of India, Mudurai, 19-23 January 1987, (x) UCLA Symposia 1988 - 'Bone Marrow Transplantation : Current Controversies', 6-12 March 1988, Tamarron, Colorado, U.S.A., (xi) 'Hybridoma Technology with special reference to applications of monoclonal antibodies in early diagnosis of malignant disease', a short term training course sponsored by the Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi, held at Cancer Institute, Madras, 3 February - 1 March, 1989, (xii) CME Programme - 'Update in Medical Oncology' held at Cancer Institute, Madras, 26-27 January 1989, (xiii) 4th Biennial Conference of Indian Society of Oncology, Ahmedabad, 7-12 February, 1990, (xiv) Symposium on INTRONA (Interferon Alfa-2b) in Oncology, Bombay, 27 October 1990, (xv) INDO-US-CME in Medical Oncology, Bangalore, 14-16 December 1990, (xvi) VI Biennial Conference of Indian Association of Cancer Chemotherapists, A.I.I.M.S., New Delhi, 16-17 February, 1991, (xvii) The X Asia Pacific Cancer Conference, Beijing, China, 19-23 August, 1991, (xviii) V National Cancer Congress of the Indian Society of Oncology, Madras, 20-25 January 1992, (xix) 24th Annual Conference of the International Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP), Hamburg, Germany, 12-16 October 1993, (xx) 44th Annual Conference of the Association of Physicians of India, New Delhi, 20-24 January 1993, (xxi) XVI International Cancer Congress of the UICC, New Delhi, October-November, 1994, (xxii) XXXV Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Jaipur, 9-11 December 1994, (xxiii) VIII Biennial Conference of the Indian Society of Medical and Pediatric Oncology, Indore, February 1995, (xxiv) XII Asia Pacific Cancer Conference, Singapore, 17-20 October 1995, (xxv) VII Biennial Conference of the Indian Society of Oncology, Lucknow, 1-3 March 1996, and (xxvi) VII Biennial Conference of the Indian Society of Oncology, New Delhi, 10-14 March 1999
political background : as the General Secretary, BJP, Tamil Nadu
was in-charge of the Headquarters and the Districts of Madras, North Chengalpet and South Chengalpet for organizational affairs
was mainly responsible for drafting party resolutions and translations
organized several training camps for ideological training of the party cadre
contested from the South Madras Parliamentary Constituency during the 1996 General Elections
participated in the first All India Training Camp of the BJP held in Jhinjholi, 30 August - 2 September 1997
joined the A.I.A.D.M.K. under the leadership of Madam J. Jayalalithaa on 19 July 1999
conducted free medical camps (more than 100) in Tamil Nadu from January 2000 to January 2001, commemorating the 83rd Birth Anniversary of Dr. MGR
contested unsuccessfully the Tamil Nadu State Assembly Elections from Mylapore Constituency in May 2001
elected unopposed as Member of Rajya Sabha in January 2002 to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Shri G.K. Moopanar
Father's NameLate Shri K.R. Vasudevan (freedom fighter)
Mother's NameShrimati Manga Vasudevan
AssetsMore than 12 Lac(s)
EducationM.B.B.S., M.D. (General Medicine), D.M. (Medical Oncology) Educated at Government Medical College, Nagpur University, Madras Medical College, University of Madras and Cancer Institute (WIA), University of Madras
Permanent Address"Malini", No. 31/1, First Avenue, Besant Nagar, Chennai - 600090
Telephone : Mobile: 09840048242, 09445048242
Communication Address95-96, South Avenue, New Delhi - 110011
Telephone : 23794007, Mobile: 9868181277
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Contributed several articles in Indian and foreign medical journals on different types of cancer
wrote a chapter on "Epidemiology and Etiology in Cancer" in G.B. Sainani (ed.) A.P.I. Text Book of Medicine, 5th Edition, 1992

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