Vice-Chancellor

Vice-Chancellor

Prof. (Dr.) C B Sanjeevi
Prof. (Dr.) C B Sanjeevi assumed charge as the eleventh Vice-Chancellor of SSSIHL on 23 November 2019.
Dr. Sanjeevi has been at the Karolinska Institute, a medical university in Stockholm, Sweden, since 1989. Karolinska Institute is known for selecting and awarding Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine and the Institute was established in 1810. He heads the Diabetes-Immunology research group at the Center for Molecular Medicine, and is affiliated to the Dept of Medicine. His group’s focus is on Autoimmune diabetes.
Dr. Sanjeevi has won several awards, and the most notable one was the Pravasi Bharathiya Samman Award from the Government of India for ‘Eminence in one’s field or outstanding work (Medicine), which has enhanced India’s prestige in the country of residence'. He received the award on 9 January, 2017 in Bangalore from the President of India. It is the highest honour conferred on Persons of Indian origin by the Government of India in recognition of their achievements both in India and abroad.
He is editor for the 'Immunology of Diabetes' series volumes (1 to 5) published by The Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences and served in the Editorial board of several journals like Diabetologia, Human Immunology, Current Diabetes Reviews Islets, etc. Dr. Sanjeevi also served in the Council of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) and had won several awards in the field of Diabetes from EASD and diabetes research foundations. He has been a visiting professor at several universities.
From 2000 to 2012, Dr. Sanjeevi has served as the Karolinska Institute’s scientific coordinator for India and promoted Academy-Academy, Academy-Industry and Industry-Industry partnerships between Karolinska Institute and India as well as Sweden and India. Since 2006, he has been Senior advisor to Business Sweden, an agency that belongs to Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Govt. of Sweden. He is also Senior Advisor to the Innovation Office of Karolinska Institute.

Prof. (Dr.) C B Sanjeevi

Vice-Chancellor, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning
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