Aga Khan University Professors win Pakistan Academy of Sciences Awards

Aga Khan University Professors win Pakistan Academy of Sciences AwardsDecember 06, 2015 – Karachi — Senior neurologist, Prof Mohammad Wasay has been awarded with Pakistan Academy of Science’s Gold Medal 2015 for his medical research in the field of neurology.

According to a press release issued Saturday Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS), a premier organization in the country for promotion of research culture confers awards on researchers for their work in nine different categories of science.

Gold medal in health science category was awarded to Prof Mohammad Wasay (Aga Khan University) in recognition of his work for prevention and control of Neurological diseases in Pakistan.

He is the first neurologist in the country to re-ceive PAS Gold medal. PAS Gold medals are considered most prestigious awards of the country and are conferred on scientists with exceptional contribution in the field of research.

Other recipients of PAS Award 2015 include Prof Naveed Khan (Aga Khan University – Karachi) in Biological Sciences, Shahab Memon (LUMS – Jamshoro) in Chemistry, Riffat Nasim (Quaid e Azam University-Islamabad), in Earth Sciences along-with other researchers.—APP


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