Prof. Pallu Reddanna

By profession, Prof. Redanna is a Research Scientist. Presently he is associated with the School of Life Sciences in University of Hyderabad.
Academically, he acquired his Doctorate degree from S V University at Tirupati. His research was based on the resolution of inflammation. The severity of chronic inflammatory diseases viz allergy, asthama, auto immune diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, prostatitis, nephritis, mastitis and even cancer caught his attention and he realized the necessity of effective resolution to design safer and more effective anti-inflammatory drugs.
In his professional stretch, apart from being a research scientist, he rendered his expertise in many administrative responsibilities. Presently he has been the Dean of School of Life Sciences at the University of Hyderabad since 2015. Prior to this assignment, he was associated with National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB) under Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and with University of Hyderabad in various portfolios.
He bagged many awards, honours, and fellowships. To name a few, he has been the President &Vice President of Federation of Asian Biotech Associations (FABA) India chapter subsequently. Applied Zoologists Research Association (AZRA) felicitated him with honorary fellowship in 2009. In 2007, he got ‘Outstanding Scientist Award for Benefit of Industry’ from FAPCCI.
His incisive thoughts generated about 180 papers and those were revered by various well recognized publications.