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

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Department of Neurovirology


Department of Neurovirology

The department of Neurovirology has completed more than 25 years of relentless service to humanity. Since its inception in 1986, it has expanded and grown in all aspects of diagnosis, man power development, teaching and training, and basic and applied research. It has contributed significantly in all these areas including public health aspects. Its role in the present and past epidemics of viral encephalitis and H1N1 Influenza is commendable. Every year more than 2000 samples are tested for viruses causing infections of the central nervous system. The laboratory is NABL Accredited for all its diagnostic services.

Courses offered

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D Neurovirology)


=> To carry out tests for the diagnosis of Viral infections of the Human Nervous system
=> To carry out basic and applied research in the field of neurovirology
=> To provide training to students and other health care professionals in the diagnosis and management of viral infections of the human nervous system.

Contact Details

Department of Neurovirology
Hosur Road,
Bangalore - 560029,

Phone: +91-80-26995128


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