Buddha Basnyat | Director of OUCRU Nepal

Associate Professor Buddha Basnyat

Chairperson of OUCRU Nepal

Buddha Basnyat is a medical doctor practicing medicine and doing both infectious disease and high-altitude medicine research in Kathmandu, Nepal. He has published widely in both these fields in well-known medical journals and written chapters with co-authors in the latest standard medical textbooks (for example, Harrison’s Textbook of Internal Medicine and the Oxford Textbook of Medicine). He has recently become an associate professor at the University of Oxford, UK.

He is currently a chairman of the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Nepal and is also the Medical Director for the Travel and Mountain Medicine Center (travel medicine clinic) and The Himalayan Rescue Association (dealing with high altitude medical problems). In all these institutions one of his primary interests is to encourage young people to do sound, clinical research. He also works at Patan Hospital as a consultant in the internal medicine department and is a Professor of Physiology at the Patan Academy of Health Sciences. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh). He is also a Principal Investigator with the Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford. He is also the Honorary Consul of the government of Canada to Nepal.


Zoe A Dyson, Philip M Ashton, Farhana Khanam, Angeziwa Chunga Chirambo, Mila Shakya, James E Meiring, Susan Tonks, Abhilasha Karkey, Chisomo Msefula, John D Clemens, Sarah J Dunstan, Stephen Baker, Gordon Dougan, Virginia E Pitzer, Buddha Basnyat, Firdausi Qadri, Robert S Heyderman, Melita A Gordon, Andrew J Pollard, Kathryn E Holt; STRATAA Study Group
Lancet Microbe
July 6, 2024
DOI: 10.1016/S2666-5247(24)00047-8
RECOVERY Collaborative Group; Peter W Horby, Leon Peto, Natalie Staplin, Mark Campbell, Guilherme Pessoa-Amorim, Marion Mafham, Jonathan R Emberson, Richard Stewart, Benjamin Prudon, Alison Uriel, Christopher A Green, Devesh J Dhasmana, Flora Malein, Jaydip Majumdar, Paul Collini, Jack Shurmer, Bryan Yates, J Kenneth Baillie, Maya H Buch, Jeremy Day, Saul N Faust, Thomas Jaki, Katie Jeffer, Edmund Juszczak, Marian Knight, Wei Shen Lim, Alan Montgomery, Andrew Mumford, Kathryn Rowan, Guy Thwaites, Richard Haynes, Martin J Landray
Nat Commun
January 31, 2024
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-023-43644-x
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