Prof Narinder Mehra is the Dr C.G. Pandit National Chair, Former Dean (Research) and Founder Head of the Department of Transplant Immunology & Immunogenetics at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. He is former Secretary General and Vice President of the Federation of Immunological Societies of Asia Oceania and President of the Asia Pacific Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Association. He is a council member of the International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS) and of the International Histocompatibility association. His prizes include India’s highest S.S. Bhatnagar award, Ranbaxy Science foundation award, Chevalier of the National Order of Merit (France), IROST Khwarizmi international award (Iran) and B.R. Ambedkar award for excellence in Research. His memberships include Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Indian Academy of Sciences, Indian National Science Academy. He holds honorary professorship from four universities.