Indian Society of Organ Transplantation (ISOT) has honoured Dr S C Dash, director, Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Bhubaneswar for his contribution to kidney transplantation in India. Dr Dash was previously HoD of nephrology, dialysis and transplantation medicine at AIIMS, New Delhi.
The award was given to Dr S C Dash during 22nd Indian Society of Organ Transplantation annual conference held in New Delhi from 7th to 9th October 2011. The award ceremony was presided by Justice Altamas Kabir, Judge, Supreme Court of India.
Others who were honoured with the same award are Dr Francis Delmonico, president, Transplant Society, US; Dr Adibul Hassan Rizvi, director, Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUI), Karachi, Pakistan; and Dr S Saharia, senior transplantation surgeon from Hyderabad.