Bindu M. Kutty

Sleep Physiology

Dr. Bindu M. Kutty

Professor & Head, Dept. of Neurophysiology, NIMHANS

She is a Teaching Faculty at NSMC (National Sleep Medicine Course – An initiative of ISSR to propagate sleep education). She is also a Member, Indian Board for Certification of Sleep Medicine.

Apart from this, Dr. Bindu Kutty is:

  • General Secretary, ISSR ( Indian Society for Sleep Research)
  • Member , Institute Ethics Committee , NIMHANS
  • Former Member , Board of Studies , University of Calicut
  • Former member , Board of Studies , Institute Animal ethics Committee , NIMHANS
  • Member, Program Advisory Committee, Health Sciences, DST-SERB
  • Member, Expert committee of Translational Neuroscience, ICMR
  • Executive Committee Member, Cognitive Neuroscience Society, India
  • Executive Committee Member, International J.of Clinical and Exeprimental Physiology
  • Reviewer , Scientific journals (National & International )
  • Vice President, Association of Physiologists, India

Research Interest

  • To understand the ‘cognitive reserve’ capacities of the brain
  • To understand the Neurobiology of consciousness along the illness to wellness spectrum.
  • Neurobiology of sleep associated with neuropsychiatric disorders
  • Neural correlates of meditative practices, cognition, consciousness and well –being
  • Role of subiculum in spatial learning and memory functions,
  • Strategies of environmental stimulation and transplantation in establishing functional recovery in conditions of CNS insults
  • Neurobiology of Schizophrenia using appropriate animal models

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