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Mridha Spirit of Neurology Humanitarian Award – 2023

2023 recipient

Bhim Sen Singhal, MD, FAAN

The Mridha Spirit of Neurology Award is a humanitarian award for a neurologist or neuroscientist working in an impoverished community of the world. Funded by the American Brain Foundation and the philanthropy of Dr. and Mrs. Mridha, and endowed by gifts to Dr. Debasish and Chinu Mridha Endowment Fund.

For over six decades, Professor Bhim Sen Singhal has worked tirelessly to help patients with debilitating neurological diseases. He has devoted himself to developing the field of Neurology across India. Recognizing the need to promote patient care and neurological education in India, Dr. Singhal secured philanthropic donations to establish Neurology Foundation India, and Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Society of India. He is revered by patients and colleagues as a humanitarian, master clinician, teacher, mentor, and friend. He is known for his extreme humility, dedication, impeccable work ethic, and graceful demeanor. He is recognized as an “institution unto himself” in the field of Neurology in India.