Serum Institute’s Founder Dr. Cyrus Poonawala Nominated For Nobel

Billionaire Cyrus Poonawalla, chairman of Serum Institute of India Ltd., sits for a photograph in Pune, Maharashtra, India, on Monday, May 4, 2015. Serum, Asia’s largest vaccine maker, will look at a possible merger with generic drugmaker Cipla Ltd. if the European venture between the two companies succeeds. Photographer: Sanjit Das/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Dr Cyrus Poonawalla, Founder of the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer, Serum Institute of India, has been nominated from India for the prestigious Nobel Prize ,said Dr Parvez Grant, Managing Trustee of the Ruby Hall Clinic. He was speaking in an event held in JW Marriot, Pune on Sunday to felicitate of Dr Cyrus Poonawalla who was recently conferred an honorary ‘Doctor of Humane Letters’ degree by the Massachusetts Medical School at Boston for his unparalleled work in the field of immunisation at the global level.

Dr Poonawalla was awarded the Padma Shri in 2005 for his contribution to medicine, and a Lifetime Achievement Award by the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.




  • This is Indeed a very proud event for the country, one of the greatest honour for the community and a much deserved title for Dr Cyrus Poonawalla !

  • We need more people like you sir! instead of woring about Atash Behrams & Agiaries.under the Metro Human lives are at stake whether being raped abused maimed hunger. Racism Discrimination Bigotry Segregation has no place in Zoroastrianism. Beliefs don’t make a person. Behaviour does

  • Congratulations to Dr. Poonawala for living the true Zarathushti religion.

    Love and good thoughts, Hosi


  • Dear Yazdi,Under what discipline has he been nominated.RegardsSharukh Doctor

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