Ayub Khan Ommaya
Dr. Ommaya is Professor of Neurosurgery at George Washington University since
1975. Dr. Ommaya was educated at King Edward Medical College Lahore, Pakistan,
and Balliol College, Oxford, England, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. Dr. Ommaya
is also the Director of the Center for Integrative Brain Research, Bethesda, MD,
and Vice President & Director of Research, Cyborgan Inc. He is, in addition,
a member of the Advisory Committee for Injury Control, Centers for Disease
Control. Inventor of the "Ommaya Reservoir, prototype of all medical
ports now in use, Dr. Ommaya is a pioneer scientist in the understanding of
biomechanics of neural trauma and development of the centripetal theory of brain
injuries and traumatic unconsciousness. In 1995, Dr. Ommaya was the keynote
speaker at the meeting of the Committee on Science and Technology (COMSTECH) of
the Organization of Islamic Conference. He chose the topic Requirements of
the Renaissance of Science and Technology in the Islamic Policy. He lectures
frequently on reform, science, and politics in the Islamic world.
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