Indira Nath

1938 - 2021

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Indira Nath (14 January 1938 – 24 October 2021) was an Indian immunologist. Her major contribution in medical science deals with mechanisms underlying immune unresponsiveness in man, reactions and nerve damage in leprosy and a search for markers for viability of the Leprosy bacillus. Prof. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Indira Nath has received more than 44,501 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Indira Nath is the 671st most popular physician (down from 599th in 2019), the 836th most popular biography from India (up from 851st in 2019) and the 7th most popular Indian Physician.

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Among physicians, Indira Nath ranks 671 out of 726Before her are Priscilla Chan, Leila Denmark, Kei Okami, Alaa Najjar, Ran Laurie, and Robert Spitzer. After her are Richard Doll, Daniel Cornelius Danielssen, Ben Klassen, Flora Murray, Samuel Gridley Howe, and Samuel George Morton.

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Among people born in 1938, Indira Nath ranks 540Before her are Billy Mills, Alberto Orlando, John Connelly, John Dean, Aleksandar Kostov, and Jimmy Carl Black. After her are Neville Lederle, Wiesław Maniak, Abel Laudonio, Napoleon Chagnon, Terry Wogan, and Dawn Wells. Among people deceased in 2021, Indira Nath ranks 561Before her are Mir Hazar Khan Khoso, José Villegas, Yves Dreyfus, Valery Garkalin, Hayko, and Ileana Gyulai-Drîmbă-Jenei. After her are Paul Ritter, Tony Esposito, Tawny Kitaen, Chelato Uclés, Tommy Kirk, and Gábor Novák.

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In India

Among people born in India, Indira Nath ranks 836 out of 1,861Before her are Anil Ambani (1959), Akhtar Hameed Khan (1914), Harold Walden (1887), V. K. Krishna Menon (1896), Vikram Seth (1952), and John Hunt, Baron Hunt (1910). After her are V. Shantaram (1901), Sitara Devi (1920), Adolf Lu Hitler Marak (1958), Daulat Singh Kothari (1906), Salmaan Taseer (1944), and Varsha Adalja (1940).


Among physicians born in India, Indira Nath ranks 7Before her are Ronald Ross (1857), Sushruta (-620), Kadambini Ganguly (1861), Bidhan Chandra Roy (1882), Dean Mahomed (1759), and Narendra Dabholkar (1945). After her are Devi Shetty (1953), Kamal Ranadive (1917), Soumya Swaminathan (1959), Siddhartha Mukherjee (1970), and Suniti Solomon (1938).