Narinder Mehra

ISC Fellow (2023)

Involvement at the ISC

  • Member of the Scientific Committee for the Urban Health and Wellbeing Programme


Professor Narinder Mehra is the Honorary Emeritus scientist of Indian council of Medical Research, former Dean and National chair of All India Institute of Medical Sciences and vice-president (international affairs) of the Indian National Science Academy. He was the key person for the Science 20 engagement group during India’s G20 Presidency.

He is an internationally acclaimed expert in the area of Transplant Immunology and Clinical Immunogenetics, and is vastly experienced in policy, education promotion and strategic planning for science. He is a Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Medical Sciences, Member Honoris Causa of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Fellow of The World Academy of Sciences (FTWAS) and Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of UK.

He has over 100 scientific awards and academic honours to his credit including the coveted S.S. Bhatnagar prize of the CSIR, Khwarizmi international award from the Iranian Science Research Organization, Dr B.R. Ambedkar Prize of ICMR for excellence in medical research and Tata Innovation Fellowship of Govt of India. The French Government conferred on him the Chevalier of the National Order of Merit. He has published over 480 research papers.

This page has been updated in May 2024.

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