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The Neuroscience20 SBMT Initiative subcommittee focuses on the global economical burden of neurological diseases and formulates resolutions given to the G20 leaders. It also leads an annual summit that is a think tank that serves this purpose, engaging in business plan workshops, health care policy issues that affect treatment delivery, usage of certain devices/drugs/imaging technologies, FDA regulations and reimbursements, federal and regional regulation impacting health care delivery and research funding, initiative and congressional legislation.

Mojtaba Barzegar

PhD | CEO, Director SBMT Iran | Research Fellow (2021-2023)
Medical Physicist/ Researcher

Gilberto Eduardo Sanchez

MD | Research Fellow (2020-2021)
MD | Research Fellow (2020-2021)

P. Sarat Chandra

SBMT India president | Neuroscience20 India Co-Chair
Dr (Prof) P Sarat Chandra is a world-renowned neurosurgeon and currently works as a senior Professor in the Department Neurosurgery at the Prestigious All India Insititute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. He is best known for his path breaking work in the field of epilepsy surgery, craniovertebral junction anomalies, complex spine and minimally invasive neurosurgery.

Bryan Aroz

SBMT Global Event Director, 2020 Award Recipient | Neuroscience20 Event Director

Jothsna Bodhanapati

2023 Award Recipient, MD | Research Fellow (2021-2022)

Lila Kendall

2023 Award Recipient | SBMT/WBMF Intern (2021-2023)

Kevin Morris

MBBS.| Research Fellow, Senior Research Scientist, Academic Affairs Director | 2021 Student Service and Leadership Award Recipient | Neuroscience20 Global Leadership Award | 2024 Golden Axon Leadership Award
Dr. Kevin N. Morris, MBBS, has consistently demonstrated a passion for pursuing excellence in academics or extra-curricular activities throughout his journey. He earned the ‘Best Student Award’ multiple times during schooling and became the first medical doctor in his family. During his medical school training in India, he developed a strong interest in research, especially neurosciences and medical oncology. He earned his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree from Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik, India.

Joe F. Bolanos

M.D.| Research Fellow, Research Scientist, Chief Operating Officer, Advisory Board Member | 2021 Student Service and Leadership Award Recipient | Neuroscience20 Global Leadership Award | 2024 Golden Axon Leadership Award
Dr. Joe F. Bolanos, MD, embodies a compelling fusion of medical expertise and technological acumen. With an unwavering interest in harnessing innovation to improve healthcare efficiency, and a commitment to improving patient access to novel diagnostics and therapies.

Babak Kateb

Chairman and CEO of SBMT 1st President SBMT, WBMF Pioneer in Medicine Award, 2015 | NanoneuroSurgery and NeuroPhotonics Subcommittee SBMT 2023-2024, BCI, Neurotechnology, Neuroengineering Subcommitee 2023-2024, Military Medicine Subcommittee 2023 - 2024 | Neuroscience20 Global Chairman
Founding Chairman of the Board of SBMT and President of World Brain Mapping Foundation, Scientific Director of SBMT and Brain Mapping Foundation, Director of National Center for Nano-Bio-Electronics, Director of Brain Technology and Innovation Park (BTIP), and Chairman of science advisory board of Infinity Arc (cancer/radiosurgery tech).

Vicky Yamamoto

20th President of SBMT (2022-2023), WBMF Golden Axon Award, 2016 | WBMF Young Investigator Award, 2009 | NeuroOncology Subcommittee SBMT 2023-2024 | Neuroscience20 Organizing Committee
Cancer Scientist, USC-Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, USC-Keck School of Medicine, CA, USA | Executive Director of SBMT | Member of the Executive Board of the World Brain Mapping Foundation