Dr. Kaviraja Udupa

Additional Professor, Dept. of Neurophysiology, National Institute of Mental Health and NeuroSciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore,

Talk by Dr. Kaviraja Udupa

[Day 3]
12.00NOON -12.45PM
Theme: Emerging trends of brain stimulation in Neuroscience

Personal Information

Dr. Kaviraja Udupa is presently working as Additional Professor in the Department of Neurophysiology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore. He did PhD from the prestigious institute NIMHANS, Bangalore in 2007. Following this he went to the University of Toronto, Canada to do Post-Doctoral Fellowship from 2007-14. He obtained Bachelors degree from MysoreUniversity and MD in Physiology from JIPMER in 2004. He has 45 in PubMed, 80 in Research Gate (RG score of 37.81 and 1458 citations; H-index: 21), 85 in Google Scholar (1677 citations, H-index: 23) peer-reviewed publications and 52 abstracts, 16 book chapters and 2 theses to his credit. He is a proud recipient of MDS-AOS Junior Faculty award, Prof.James Sharpe award and Prof. Rene Distal OrationAward. He received many research grants: 3 Extramural research grants asPI; 12 research grants asco-investigator, 4 Fellowship grants & 9 travel grants. He has delivered 43 invited talks in India, Canada and USA. Has guided /co-supervised 7+ MPhil/PhD candidates. He is also Scientific reviewer for 30+ National and International scientific journals. He is life member of 10 professional organizations (MDS, SfN, APPI, ASSOPI, IABMS, IAN,INA..)

His research interests are:
Neurobiology of Mood and MovementDisorders
Non-invasive brain stimulation and Neuromodulation: transcranial
magnetic stimulation (TMS), Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) and deep brain stimulation(DBS) Integrating Indian system of Medicine (Yoga and Ayurveda) with evidence-based medicine
Autonomic nervous system and evaluation, Heart rate and blood pressure variability, and Neurophysiological measures as biomarkers in Neurological and Psychiatric disorders
Stress coping mechanisms of yoga and other lifestyle modifications
Human Ethics and NeuroscienceResearch

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