Awards & Achievements
Started the first memory clinic in India, 1998.
Head of the multidisciplinary Cognitive neurology clinic (CNC), 2007-till date. >1000 patients evaluated referrals from all over India.
Commonwealth Fellowship in cognitive neurology, Unit of Cambridge, UK 1999-2000.
Elected Steering committee member of PIA-Cognition, Alzheimer’s association, 2020.
Initiated the DNB course in Neurology at Manipal Hospital as Head in 2014.
Co-organized the 8th conference of the ARDSI, India at Bangalore.
Organized the World Federation of Neurology (WFN) teaching course in Cognitive Neurology, 2012
Awarded research grant under the cognitive science research initiative (CSI) by Department of Science & Technology (DST), 2015.
Gandhi Research Fellowship award 2016, UK.
First author paper ’The prevalence of FTD’ in Neurology journal, 2002- ~1000 citations.
Works closely with NGOs like Nightingales Medical trust to improve public awareness of dementia and stroke.