Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam

Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam is a neuroscientist and human rights advocate. After arriving in Norway from Pakistan as a refugee, Amiry-Moghaddam received his degree in medical studies from University of Oslo. In 2004, he received the King’s Gold Medal for the best medical doctorate, and in 2008 received the Anders Jahre Awards medical prize for young scientists. Now a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, he was recently named one of the 10 Brightest Minds in Norway. Currently, Amiry-Moghaddam is a professor of medicine at University of Oslo and a co-founder and spokesperson for NGO Iran Human Rights.
Country: Norway
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