Dr. Selvamurthy did his Doctorate (Ph.D) (Faculty of Medical Science) from Delhi University (1982) and Doctorate of Science (D.Sc.) from Bangalore (2006). He was also awarded D.Sc. (h.c) from five universities in recognition of his outstanding research and development contributions in Life Sciences. Dr. Selvamurthy has served Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Government of India for 40 years in which, all the health-related life science research technologies were developed and inducted in the Armed Forces for keeping the health and efficiency of soldiers even in extreme operational environments. He served as an expert member in different scientific boards from the several govt funding bodies such as DST, DBT, ICMR, and CSIR. In recognition of his significant contribution to Biomedical research and development, he has been awarded a number of prestigious research awards, including CSIR National Award for S&T Innovations, Academician Mirsaid Mirrakhimov award, Technology Leadership Award by DRDO, Lifetime Achievement Award from Hon’ble President of India in the field of Clinical and Preventive Cardiology, ICMR Shakuntala Amir Chand Award and more.