Dilip Mahalanabis


Birthday November 12, 1934

Birth Sign Scorpio

Birthplace Bangladesh

DEATH DATE Oct 16, 2022 (87)

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Biologist and Director of International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research who helped revolutionize oral rehydration therapy. He received the Pollin Prize for pediatric research in 2002.

Before Fame

He first became director of the the ICDDR in Bangladesh during the 1970's.


He became a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 1994.

Family Life

He was married to physics researcher Dr. Jayanti Mahalanabis.

Associated With

He and stem cell researcher Ann Kiessling are both renowned biologists.