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Dr. Trichur R Raju

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Dr. Trichur R Raju

Faculty Profile

Designation
Professor and HOD
Associated with NIMHANS as faculty since (Month and Year)
Tuesday, August 1, 1989
Educational Qualifications
M.Sc. (Faculty of Medicine), Ph.D. ( Australian National University)
Awards, Fellowships and Recognitions, Memberships
  • Government of India Merit Scholarship holder (1971-1974).
  • First class, First in M.Sc. Physiology of the University of Madras (1974).
  • Felicitated by the Association of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India for being the best M.Sc. candidate for the year 1974.
  • Australian National University Research Scholarship award (1975-1979).
  • Harvard University – NIH Fellowship award (1979-1982).
  • One of the leading investigators of a team lead by Prof. M.R. Bennett of the Sydney University, which was awarded the highest grant ever given to bio-medical research in Australia at that time (1981-87).
  • Invited Lecturer and Chairman of National as well as International Scientific meetings/symposia/workshops.
  • Serving as a referee for National and International Journals including “Science”, Experimental Neurology, Molecular Neuroscience, Indian Journal of Medical Research, Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology.
  • R.C.Shukla Oration at King George’s Medical College, Lucknow (2000).
  • General Secretary and Chief Executive of Association of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India (1998-2001)
  • Awarded Prof. Baldev Singh Oration for Outstanding contributions in Neuroscience from the Association of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India (APPI), India (2002).
  • Fr Balam Memorial Oration from St. Joseph’s College, Tiruchirapalli, India (2004).
  • Elected as Fellow of National Science Academy (FASc) (2005).
  • Dean of Faculty of NIMHANS (2004-6 and 2009-11)
  • Invited Speaker, Inaugural Symposium on Brain and mind Research in the Asia Pacific Region, Sydney, Austalia (2006)
  • Prof. A. K. Mukherjee Memorial Oration of the Physiological Society of India (2008).
  • Invited Speaker, Third Symposium on Brain and mind Research in the Asia Pacific Region, Seoul, South Korea (2010)
  • Major Gen S.L. Bhatia Oration Award by the Association of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India (2011).
  • Elected Fellow of the Indian Academy of Neuroscience (2012)
  • President, Bangalore Chapter of Society for Neuroscience (2008-till date)
  • President, Bangalore Chapter of Society for Neuroscience (2008-till date)
  • Expert Member , Law Commission of India (2014).
Contact Information
Phone : +91-080-26995168 (O) Email: trraju@nimhans.kar.nic.in, trraju.nimhans@gmail.com
Areas of Research Interest
  • Pathophysiology of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Trophic factors in Development and Neuroprotection
  • CNS regeneration and role of resident stem cells
  • Stem Cell derived models for human Neurological diseases
  • Neuronal plasticity