Indian American wins award for cancer research

Houston, Dec 29 | Updated: Dec 30 2006, 05:30am hrs
An Indian-American scientist has won a $4.1 million award given by the US department of defence (DoD) for breast cancer research.

Shiladitya Sengupta, an assistant professor of medicine at the Harvard-MIT division of health sciences and technology is among three winners of the Era of hope scholar award, 2006 given by the breast cancer research programme of DoD. Hes also an alumnus of AIIMS, New Delhi.