A founding father of 20th century neuroscience
Throughout his distinguished career, Dr. Herbert Jasper displayed brilliance in psychology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology. He successfully combined these disciplines in his exploration of the human brain to make seminal discoveries in neuroscience. Through his leadership, he has had a profound influence on the field of neurology around the world. In his pursuit to understand the intricate mechanisms of the human brain, Dr. Jasper firmly believed in collaboration and an international, multi-disciplinary approach to scientific research. To support this vision, he was instrumental in establishing the International Brain Research Organization to facilitate the international exchange of scientific information related to brain research.