The Department of Neuropathologyis manned by a team of highly qualified faculty to provide comprehensive diagnostic service to patients. The lab is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and employs welltrained laboratory personnel to carry out a wide range of sophisticated neuropathological tests on brain, spinal cord tissues, muscle and nerve, required to ensure accuracy of diagnosis. The lab is provided with the resources of an academic and teaching institution for delivery of quality pathology services, to ensure timely and clinical useful results that are in best interests of patient care.
Manpower development is core part of the departmental mandate occupies a large proportion of the work schedule. Regular teaching programs for teaching neuropathology to postgraduates forms core curriculum. Post doctoral fellowships (Neuropathology), PhD programs, CME and workshops, are conducted. DM course in Neuropathology has been started for the first time in the country in the year 2015 and is successively running since then. The faculty also serve as national and international resource neuropathologists for various teaching programmes.
Research, encompassing both basic and translational aspects, is an essential component of the academic program with active interdepartmental and inter-Institutional collaboration. Research work is essentially focused on neurooncology, CNS infections including HIV/AIDS, neuromuscular disorders, neurodegeneration, and neurosychiatric disorders. Several publications in national and international journals and awards have been received by faculty and students.