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Research

Research:

  • Research programme is focused on epilepsy, infections of the nervous system, stroke, neuromuscular disorders, movement disorders, demyelinating disorders, cognition, neuropathy, toxic and metabolic disorders, degenerative disorders and epidemiology.
  • NIMHANS, Indian Council of Medical Research, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Department of Biotechnology and various drug firms have provided financial support for a number of research projects.

 

Contributions:

  • Assisting in formulating the infrastructure facilities required for developing and delivering neurological services, human resource development of high standard in the country.
  • The strategy of treatment developed for Wilson's disease.
  • Use of intrathecal hyaluronidase in the management of spinal arachnoiditis.
  • The delineation of specific issues related to stroke in the young.
  • Electrophysiological diagnosis of early nerve damage in leprosy.
  • Description and characterization of the distinct entity of monomelicamyotrophy, and the development of a model for descriptive neuroepidemiological studies in developing countries.
  • Treatment of Parkinson’s disease by medications or by placing deep brain stimulation.
  • Expertise in advisory panels of various national decision making bodies such as :
    • Medical Council of India
    • Indian Council of Medical Research
    • National Academy of Medical Sciences
    • National Board of Examinations
    • Department of Science and Technology
    • Department of Biotechnology
    • National Institute of Virology
    • Neurological Society of India
    • Indian Academy of Neurology
  • Contributions at International organizations:
    • World Health Organization
    • World Federation of Neurology
    • International Federation of Neurophysiology
  • Faculty members participated in editorial boards of various national and international journals.

 

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Conducted various conferences and workshops in the area of epilepsy, neural leprosy, neuro virology, motor neuron disease, movement disorders, epilepsy, neuromuscular disorders, infections of the nervous system, stroke and neuroepidemiology.