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

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  • Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation

    Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation

    Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (PRS) is run by a multidisciplinary team comprising of professionals from Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatric Social Work, Psychiatric Nursing and vocational instructors (for training persons with psychiatric disabilities and families in various vocations). The team actively liaises with both governmental and non-governmental organizations to improve lives of persons with psychiatric disabilities. Courses offered => Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D in Mental Health rehabilitation)

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  • Department of Clinical Neurosciences

    Department of Clinical Neurosciences

    Department of Clinical Neurosciences

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  • Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology

    Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology

    Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology

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  • Department of Psychopharmacology

    Department of Psychopharmacology

    Department of Psychopharmacology The Department came into existence towards the end of 1983, believes in inter- departmental and inter- institutional collaborations. The department is awaiting clinical research unit to be established in collaboration with the clinical department or having its own clinical unit. Courses offered Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Objectives => To provide specialized clinical services for Neurosychiatric disorders particularly when diagnosis needs to be confirmed.

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  • Department of Psychiatry

    Department of Psychiatry

    Department of Psychiatry The Department of Psychiatry at the National Institute of Mental Health And Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, which formally began in the mid-1950,’s, owes its origins to a historical process that began more than a century and a half ago. Objectives => To provide leader ship in the country for the development of Mental Health Services at various levels (from grass root to international level). => To impart training of professionals and non-professionals in the field of Mental Health (awareness to research level).

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  • Department of Psychiatric Social Work

    Department of Psychiatric Social Work

    Department of Psychiatric Social Work The Department started as a part of Department of Psychiatry in the year 1963. It became the independent department in 1976. Two year Post Graduate Diploma in Psychiatric Social Work was introduced in the year 1968. In 1978, nomenclature of the Course was changed to as M.Phil (Psychiatric Social Work). Subsequently Ph.D. Programme was introduced. The department has been the member of International Association of Schools of Social Work (AISSW) and Asian and Pacific Association for Social Work Education. Courses offered

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  • Department of Psychiatric and Neurological Rehabilitation

    Department of Psychiatric and Neurological Rehabilitation

    Department of Psychiatric & Neurological Rehabilitation

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  • Department of Nursing

    Department of Nursing

    Department of Nursing

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  • Department of Neurovirology

    Department of Neurovirology

    Department of Neurovirology

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  • Department of Neurosurgery

    Department of Neurosurgery

    Department of Neurosurgery

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  • Department of Neurophysiology

    Department of Neurophysiology

    Department of Neurophysiology The Department of Neurophysiology was established in 1975 by Dr. T. Desiraju, who spearheaded research on several fields such as regulation of neurotransmitter release, self-stimulation of brain areas and its effect on behavior and brain plasticity. It was his vision that was instrumental in initiating “Project consciousness” which raised and attempted to answer questions in the then nascent field of human consciousness, attention and neural mechanisms underlying these phenomena. Courses offered => Master of Philosophy (M.Phil in Neurophysiology)

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  • Department of Neuropathology

    Department of Neuropathology

    Department of Neuropathology The Department of of Neuropathology was started by Dr S Sriramachari in 1959, along with departments of Neurosurgery and Neurology. In 1974 Dr DH Deshpande joined as Professor and later in 1982 Prof Sarala Das took over as Head of the Department. Subsequently, Prof SK Shankar headed the department from 1998 to 2010. Courses offered => Doctor of Medicine (DM in Neuropathology) => Doctor of Philosophy (PhD in neuropathology) Objectives

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  • Department of Neuromicrobiology

    Department of Neuromicrobiology

    The department has been closely associated with teaching programme for post-graduates in Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry and Nursing departments of this Institute. In addition, it has also been recognised as a department, which runs Ph.D programme. The departmental faculty also serve as resource persons and give lectures in various National and International seminars, symposium and conferences. Department of Neuromicrobiology NIMHANS, Hosur Road, Bangalore - 560029, India Phone: +91-80-26995144

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  • Department of Neurology

    Department of Neurology

    Department of Neurology Department had its beginning with the establishment of Electroence- phalography (EEG) by Dr. J.Hoeing (1955 - 1956), WHO experts in Electro- physiology. The development had its efforts of the experts from WHO, Dr. D.M.Leiberman (1957-1959), Dr.E.A. Zysno (1957-1959) and Dr. K. S. Mani, staff member of Neurology, appointed by the institute(1957). Introduced doctorate degree(DM) in 1970, first batch of students completed their degree in the year 1974. Courses offered Doctor of Medicine(DM Neurology) Objectives

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  • Department of Neuroimaging and Interventional Radiology

    Department of Neuroimaging and Interventional Radiology

    Department of Neuroimaging & Interventional Radiology The Department of Neuroradiology came into being in 1958, has separate centres for outpatient and inpatient services working round the clock and on all the days of the week.

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  • Department of Neurochemistry

    Department of Neurochemistry

    Department of Neurochemistry The Department was established in 1954 as the Department of Biochemistry and later rechristened as Department of Neurochemistry in the newly created faculty of Mental Health and Neurosciences, affiliated with the University of Bangalore. In 1994, the department became an integral part of the NIMHANS deemed university. Since its inception, the department has come a long way in fulfilling its objectives in the areas of diagnostics, research and academic programmes. Courses offered Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D in Neurochemistry)

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  • Department of Neuroanaesthesia

    Department of Neuroanaesthesia

    Department of Neuroanaesthesia Since its inception in 1950’s, the department of Neuroanaesthesia has been striving to maintain high standards of clinical care, in addition to education and research, in an ever-changing clinical, social and administrative scenario.

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  • Department of Human Genetics

    Department of Human Genetics

    Department of Human Genetics The Department of Human genetics was established in the year 1985-86 to provide comprehensive genetic diagnostic services to a variety of genetic disorders. It is imparting teaching/training programs for efficient manpower development in the specialty and also carry out research activities in basic and applied Human Genetics, with special reference to DNA based studies.

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  • Department of Mental Health Education

    Department of Mental Health Education

    Department of Mental Health Education

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  • Department of Epidemiology

    Department of Epidemiology

    Department of Epidemiology Recognizing the increasing application of epidemiology and health management in health care delivery process, and its increasing relevance to the Brain – Mind – Behavior axis, the Department of Epidemiology was established at NIMHANS during 1987. The aim of the Department is to

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  • Department of Clinical Psychology

    Department of Clinical Psychology

    Department of Clinical Psychology The Department of Clinical Psychology was started in the year 1954 as the Department of Psychology and Human Relations. It is one of the oldest and largest departments in NIMHANS. In tune with the guiding philosophy of NIMHANS, the department is engaged in clinical service, human resource development and research activities. The department has a sanctioned strength of 18 faculty members, 1 senior scientific officer, 2 junior scientific officers, 6 clinical psychologists and a teacher for the mentally-challenged persons.

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  • Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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  • Department of Biostatistics

    Department of Biostatistics

    Department of Biostatistics The Department was created in the year 1954 with Dr. Ranganathan as statistician. Later, Dr. N. Sundararaj, joined as faculty member. Presently, the Department has four faculty members and three scientific staff. The department has Ph.D. program in Biostatistics. Teaching of biostatistical and research methods is undertaken to M.Phil in Clinical Psychology, Psychiatric Social Work, Biophysics, Neurosciences, M.Sc. in Psychiatric Nursing, B.Sc. in Nursing, DM Neurology, M.Ch. in Neurosurgery and pre-Ph.D students. Courses offered

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  • Department of Biophysics

    Department of Biophysics

    Department of Biophysics The Department of Biophysics is offering two post graduate programs leading to M.Phil. and Ph.D. degree. The duration of the M.Phil. (Biophysics) course is two years with a provision to admit two students every year. Both M.Phil. and Ph.D. programs are open for students with M.Sc Dgree (Physical / Life Sciences), MBBS and BE. The department also provides the short-term training in Biophysics to students from other Institutions. Please see: [Prospectus] for Course details.

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