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Noshir Hormusjee Wadia

Noshir Hormusjee Wadia, Indian neurologist (Surat, Gujarat State 10 January 1925 – Mumbai 10 April 2016)

Authored over 130 papers

Documented the degeneration of neurons in the parapontine reticular formation

With S. Geiner, A.K. Horn, H. Sakai & J.A. Buttner-Ennever. The neuroanatomical basis of slow saccades in spinocerebellar ataxia type 2 (Wadia subtype). Prog. Brain Res. 171:575-81, 2008


Spinocerebellar ataxia type 2 or Wadia syndrome (1971)

With R.K. Swami. A variety of olivopontocerebellar atrophy distinguished by slow eye movements and peripheral neuropathy. Adv. Neurology 41:49-77, 1984

With R.K. Swamy. A new form of heredo-familial spinocerebellar degeneration with slow eye movements (nine families). Brain 94:359-74, 1971

With P.N. Wadia, S.M. Katrak & V.P. Misra. A study of the neurological disorder associated with acute haemorrhagic conjunctivitis due to enterovirus 70. J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psych. 46(7):599-10, 1983


World Federation of Neurology Gold Medal (2009)

Lifetime Achievement Award in Medical Excellence, Harvard Medical International and Wockhardt Ltd (2003)

Honorary Member, American Neurological Association (1977)