Countdown to 2019 Golden Axon Leadership Awards...


Üsküdar University President Prof. Nevzat Tarhan is awarded with 2019 Golden Axon Leadership Award presented by Brain Mapping Foundation. Prof. Nevzat Tarhan is the only Turkish individual among the leadership award recipients. Award ceremony will be held on 16 March 2019 at Los Angeles. In 2018, Nobel Prize-Winner American Neuropsychiatrist Eric Kandel was awarded with the same award.
 
The Golden Axon Leadership Award, awarded by the US based Brain Mapping Foundation, will be held for the 16th time this year.

Prof. Nevzat Tarhan is the only Turkish individual awarded with Leadership Award 

Üsküdar University President Prof. Nevzat Tarhan is one of the 2019 Golden Axon Leadership Awards recipients. The Leadership Award will be presented to Prof. Nevzat Tarhan in a ceremony, which will be held on 16 March 2019 at Los Angeles. 2018 Nobel Prize-Winner American Neuropsychiatrist Eric Kandel was awarded with the same award.

Over 800 leading scientists will gather together

The 16th Annual "Gathering for the Cure" Gala will be held on March 16th, 2019 in Los Angeles. Also over 800 leading scientists and 12 keynotes speakers will be lecturing at the 16th Annual World Brain Mapping Convention at the LA Convention center. Humanitarian award, Pioneer in Medicine award, Pioneer in Healthcare Policy award and Golden Axon Leadership awards will be presented at 2019 Congress.

2019 recipients of the Golden Axon leadership award are Dr. Jeff Wang, Harry Kloor, Prof. Nevzat Tarhan, Actor, Director and Producer Sean Stone and Producer Billie Feldman for their role in raising awareness about the foundation and its mission through strategic programs, global collaboration and partnerships.

Dr. Deepak Chopra will be the recipient of the 2019 Humanitarian award for his global humanitarian and philanthropic work. Dr. Katrin Amunts will be the recipient of the Pioneer in Medicine award for her role as scientific director of the European Human Brain Project and for developing a 3D atlas of the human brain. California Senator Kamala Harris is the recipient of the Pioneer in Healthcare Policy award for her legislation in support for healthcare and medical research and the Pioneer in Technology Development Award will be presented to The French Muscular Dystrophy (AFM) Telethon for their tireless effort in introducing lifesaving drugs, which have saved thousands of lives of patients with muscular dystrophy.

Awards presented to leaders and pioneers

The Brain Mapping Foundation has always been at the forefront in the care and treatment of neurological disordered civilians and wounded soldiers, as well as bringing together scientists, doctors and engineers from many disciplines in their annual meetings. In this context, life-saving multidisciplinary clinical trials are also carried out. This organization gives awards to individuals every year, who are leaders and pioneers in their fields as well as being philanthropists.

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