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National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore

NIMHANS is an institute of National Importance, funded by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. The clinical services of the Department of Psychiatry to the needs of patients across the country as well as neighboring countries in South Asia through regular outpatient, inpatient and various special clinics for de-addiction, geriatric psychiatry, schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, community psychiatry, family psychiatry, perinatal mental health disorders, metabolic disorders and pain management clinic in psychiatry.

The department has a long history of research endeavors in biological psychiatry especially genetics, details of which can be found here: http://nimhans.ac.in/psychiatry/overview/

Investigators:

Biju Viswanath MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
bijuv1@gmail.com 

https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=zEVOfRwAAAAJ&hl=en 

Sanjeev Jain, MD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
sjain.nimhans@gmail.com 

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=RoGhdO4AAAAJ&hl=en

YC Janardhan Reddy, MD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
ycjreddy@gmail.com 

https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=6XtXIEoAAAAJ&hl=en

Ganesan Venkatasubramanian, MD PhD
Professor, Dept of Psychiatry
venkat.nimhans@gmail.com 

https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=SRIK6agAAAAJ&hl=en

Muralidharan Kesavan, MD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry,
Medical Superintendent, NIMHANS Hospital
kmd@nimhans.ac.in 

https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=9eFbgTUAAAAJ&hl=en

Meera Purushottam, PhD
Senior Scientific Officer, Molecular Genetics Lab,
Department of Psychiatry
meera.purushottam@gmail.com 

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Meera_Purushottam

Vivek Benegal, MD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
vbenegal@gmail.com 

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=JltPsK0AAAAJ&hl=en

Jagadisha Thirthalli, MD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
jagatth@yahoo.com 

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jagadisha_Thirthalli

John P John, MD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
jpjinc@yahoo.com 

https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=gIeWCsYAAAAJ&hl=en

Naren P Rao, MD
Additional Professor, Department of Psychiatry
docnaren@gmail.com 

https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=tzfJAGcAAAAJ&hl=en

Urvakhsh Mehta, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
urvakhsh@gmail.com 

https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=kXcyZ_sAAAAJ&hl=en

Reeteka Sud, PhD
Research Coordinator,
Accelerator Program for Discovery in Brain Disorders using Stem cells (ADBS),
reeteka@gmail.com 

https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=aCGEUEsAAAAJ&hl=en

Bharath Holla, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry,
Department of Integrative Medicine, NIMHANS, Bangalore
hollabharat@gmail.com 

https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?hl=en&user=ystafgIAAAAJ&sortby=pubdate

Jayant Mahadevan, MD DM
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Centre for Addiction Medicine
jayantmahadevan@gmail.com 

https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=eTmHng4AAAAJ&hl=en

Srinivas Balachander, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
(Accelerator Program for Discovery in Brain disorders using Stem cells – ADBS)
srinivasbalachander@gmail.com 

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=0bwGCK4AAAAJ&hl=en

Dhruva Ithal, MD
Assistant Professor,
Department of Psychiatry (ADBS), NIMHANS, Bangalore
drdhruva.ithal@gmail.com
K John Vijay Sagar, MD
Professor & Head,
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
sagarjohn@gmail.com 

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/John_Kommu

Monojit Debnath, Ph.D
Additional Professor
Department of Human Genetics &
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Clinical Neurosciences
monozeet@gmail.com
monojit-d@nimhans.ac.in 

https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=S2TofkUAAAAJ&hl=en