- The Australian Global Talent Award recognizes Dr. Sonu Bhaskar’s contributions to medicine and his efforts to discover the causes of stroke.
- The Global Australian Awards 2022 received over 400 nominations.
- dr Sonu Bhaskar, a medical entrepreneur and world-leading public health expert, established the world’s first blood clot biobank in Sydney.
- The Australian Government-backed award recognizes Australians who make exceptional contributions to a range of industries important to the country.
dr Bhaskar was recognized for his contributions to medicine and his efforts to uncover the causes of stroke, which is now Australia’s third leading cause of death.
dr Sonu Bhaskar receives the Rotary Youth Leadership Award. Recognition: Delivered by Dr. Sonu Bhaskar
dr Bhaskar, a medical entrepreneur and global health leader also known for establishing the world’s first blood clot biobank in Sydney, said he was very honored.
“In the past, the award has been given to some very well-known figures such as Professor Barry Marshall, a doctor and Nobel laureate, and Dr. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, founder of Biocon, so I consider it a great honor and privilege,” he said.
dr Sonu Bhaskar speaks at an event. Recognition: Delivered by Dr. Sonu Bhaskar
A native of Muzaffarpur in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, Dr. Bhaskar said his grandfather and parents inspired him to work hard and pursue higher education.
“Stroke is a leading cause of death worldwide, but we know very little about clots that occur as a result of stroke.
dr Bhaskar is the winner of multiple awards including the 2019 European Academy of Neurology (EAN) Investigator Award, 2020 Rotary Vocational Excellence Award, 2021 Paul Harris Fellow Recognition, European Union Marie Curie Fellowship and Prof AR Rao Young Scientist Award.