Akrit Jaswal born on 23rd April 1993 is a Child Prodigy, who had conducted a Surgery as a boy of 7 years old, in the year 2001. He did a surgery to separate the fingers of a young girl, who got her hand burnt and the fingers fused together.
Akrit Jaswal developed a passion for Science and Anatomy at an early age. Doctors at local hospitals took notice and started allowing him to observe surgeries when he was only 6 years old. Inspired by what he saw, Akrit Jaswal read vastly on the medical/surgical topics. When an impoverished family heard about his amazing abilities, they asked if he would operate on their daughter for free. Her surgery was a success as described above.
After this amazing Surgery, successfully done by Akrit Jaswal, he was hailed as a Medical Genius. People living near his house and others, approached him for Medical consultations. At an early age of 11 years he was admitted in the Punjab University. He is the youngest student who attended an University. In the same year he was invited to the Imperial College, London, for exchanging his ideas on Medical and Surgical matters with eminent Scientists and Medical Scholars.
Akrit Jaswal having numerous novel ideas on Medical and Surgical matters, he is now focusing his attention on “curing cancer”,the deadly disease. He has developed a concept called “Oral Gene Therapy” and he is working on the mechanism with full dedication.
As a boy Akrit used to see cancer patients lying on the roadsides, without affording for getting treatment for cancer in good hospitals. He wants to help such helpless cancer patients using his medical knowledge.
At present, Akrit is studying for his Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Science. His ambition is to continue his higher studies at Harvard University.