President, Laboratory Animal Veterinarian’s Association
Prof. T. V. Anilkumar, PhD (London); CertLAM (Guelph); BVSc&AH
Prof. TV Anilkumar began his career in Laboratory Animal Science in 1987 by establishing a non-human primate research facility for Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology. Later he specialized in Comparative Medicine through research and visiting fellowships at distinguished institutions like Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine (London) and John Hopkins School of Medicine (Baltimore, USA). He has also completed a Post-Doctoral Certificate in Laboratory Animal Medicine from the University of Guelph (Canada). He is a member of the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science.
He has been elected unanimously as the President (2022-2024) of the Laboratory Animal Veterinarian’s Association, the national professional organization of veterinary doctors practicing Laboratory Animal Medicine as a specialty in India. This is indeed a great career recognition for him and reflection of acceptance of SCTIMST among peers. We congratulate Prof. TV Anilkumar for this achievement.