Global Summit on Stroke
Neuro Gen Brain & Spine Institute, India
Alok Sharma is a Neurosurgeon and presently Professor & Head of Department of Neurosurgery at the LTMG Hospital & LTM Medical College, Director of the NeuroGen Brain & Spine Institute and Consultant Neurosurgeon at the Fortis Hospital in Mumbai , India. He has authored 12 books, edited 2 books, contributed chapters to 8 other books and has 83 scientifi c publications in medical journals. He has made 146 scientifi c presentations all over the world & has conducted several national and international trials and has been conferred with numerous honors and awards in his distinguished career. He has organized many international and national conferences and regularly conducts handson training workshops on Microvascular Surgery, Neuroendoscopy and Spinal fi xations. He has been committed to both basic as well as clinical research in attempting to fi nd an answer to the problems of paralysis and neurological defi cits that occur following injury and diseases of the nervous system. Is the pioneer of Stem cell therapy in India and has setup the Stem cell and Genetic research laboratory at the LTMG hospital & LTM Medical College. He has also created the NeuroGen Brain and Spine institute which is India’s fi rst dedicated Stem Cell Therapy and Neurorehabilitation Hospital. He has published pathbreaking results of Stem Cell therapy in Pediatric Neurodevelopmental disorders such as Autism and Cerebral palsy as well as in other conditions such as Muscular dystrophy and Spinal cord injury. He is the founder of the “Indian Journal of Stem Cell Therapy” and on the editorial board of 4 other journals. He is the Founding President of the “Stem Cell Society of India” and the Vice President of the “International Association of Neurorestoratology”. His other special interests include Revascularization surgery for cerebral ischemia, Psychosurgery, Stereotactic surgery, Neuroendoscopy, Spinal surgery and Neurotrauma.