was very much influenced by Mahatma Gandhi during
freedom struggle ( Mahatma Means great soul), (Mahatma Gandhi is
the father of Indian Nation). In non co-operation movement, He wore
Khadi clad (Hand spun clothes) and went to college. In medicine,
though he passed all subjects with good marks. But he was given
lesser marks in Surgery awarded, by an Anglican partial racist professor.
So he was awarded L.M.S instead of M.B.B.S Degree
His elder brother Purushottam and another brother Krishna murthy
both were dead of "spru" decease. He was deeply effected
and moved by these untimely deaths. He decided to invent a medicine
to prevent and cure "Spru" decease, with the help of a
non governmental charitable trust of Kakinada ( A costal town in
East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh, India) in 1923 September
he set sail for U.S.A. After his arrival to U S A, his wife gave
birth to a male child in a couple of months. His nine months child
was dead of a dreadful decease "Sappi" (Herpes). In liveried
poverty he continued his studies at "Boston", by doing
petty jobs. He got professors appreciation and won many scholarships
the first time in the history of medicine Dr. Yella pragada
Subba Rao's name came to lime light in 1924, with the association
of professor Pesco . He invented " Rapid calorie
metric method " to estimate "phosphorous element"
in human cells in easy and accurate. This method is named after
the two researchers "Pesco-Subba Rao method ".
Later he identified with " Adenosis tri phosphate" which
is the root matter to the power of muscles in body. He proved this
is the root cause for physical movements of life. With this innovative
research he proved Noble Awardees researchers research in 1922 was
went wrong. He proved this with clear-cut research and analysis.
Though he made a great research of worth, he was not awarded Noble
1930 he got his doctorate (PhD) from Harvard University, U S A..
Though he was great researcher in medicine, he never run after awards.
In recognizing his great dedicated research thence
"LEDRLE" Pharmaceutical Company appointed
him their director. Even some of his invented anti biotic medicines
named after him as "Subbo Mycin", "Subburo
Mycin" by ledrle to honour Yella Pragada
with love and affection. He continued "Ledrle's director"
till his last breath.
the year 1948, on Aug 9th Yella Pragada died of a massive heart
attack. On his death the American Press praised him as 21st
century's forerunner medical researcher, life saver, and a doctor
to remember to the future generations.
He is the heart of millions of people. Though the countries not
recognized his services in a deemed fit manner, People did and do.
Millions recall him as their life saver. The invented medicines
are gifts of God in the human form. As a great doctor,
As a life saver, Medicinist, Researcher,
he reached the heights and the peaks of the mighty Himalayas