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August 2016

In Memoriam: Noshir H. Wadia, MD, FRCP(London), FNA, FASc, FAMS, DSc(Hons) (1925-2016)

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • 2Editor, JAMA Neurology
  • 3World Federation of Neurology, Chester House, Fulham Green, London, United Kingdom

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JAMA Neurol. 2016;73(8):1035-1036. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2016.1860

Noshir Wadia, MD, was born on January 20, 1925. He is universally recognized as the founder of contemporary Indian neurology. He completed his graduation and postgraduation at the Grant Medical College and J J Hospital, Bombay, India (1950). He then passed the membership examination of the Royal College of Physicians, London (1952), and received his training to be a neurologist through 5 years (1952-1956) as Registrar in London under the tutorship of the internationally renowned neurologist Sir Russell Brain (later Lord Brain).

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