Harry Grundfest

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Harry Grundfest (January 10, 1904 – October 10, 1983) was an American neurologist.[1] [2] He was the president of the Association of Scientific Workers,[1] a member of the National Academy of Sciences,[2] professor emeritus of neurology at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons,[1] a member of the Physiological Society of London and the Japanese Physiological Society.[2] He was also the chairman of the American Medical Advisory Board to Hebrew University and the Hadassah Medical School.[3] He received the Order of the Rising Sun from the Japanese government, which is the highest award given to foreigners and seldom is given to U.S. scientists.[2] He also received the Claude Bernard Medal of the Sorbonne, as well as the Physicians and Surgeons Distinguished Service Award from Columbia University.[2]