Founding Patron, CCARE
His Holiness the Dalai Lama, is the spiritual and temporal leader of the Tibetan people and recognized worldwide for his advocacy of compassion, peace and interreligious dialogue. He has been a strong supporter of the neurosciences for over two decades. His Holiness is a benefactor of CCARE having personally provided the largest sum he has ever given to scientific research.
For his tireless efforts promoting peace throughout the world, the Dalai Lama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize , in 1989. He was awarded the United States Congressional Gold Medal in October 2007 recognizing his role as one of the world¹s foremost moral and religious leaders using his leadership role to advocate for peace. He has received more than 100 honorary degrees and major awards.