Dr. Manjari Tripathi
Task force- Epilepsy Stigma and Pediatric epilepsy surgery
subcomission & Faculty 1000
- International league against epilepsy (ILAE)
Room No 705, Department of Neurology, Neurosciences Centre, AIIMS.
Phone No. 0091-11-26594494 / 26588248 FAX- 26588248/ 26588166
Wednesday/ Saturday, Room Nos. 5, Neuroscience Centre, Ground
Only after prior appointment in Room Nos:703/
26588500/26588700/26589900- ext 3252,2-5 pm
Caregiver weblinks for patients by Dr M Tripathi: http://epilepsy.sangkrit.net
Dr Manjari completed her training in Neurology at NIMHANS, Bangalore
in the year 1996. She was awarded the NIH- FELLOWSHIP
in EPILEPSY at the prestigious University College of Los
Angeles – USA under the mentorship of Prof J Engel (Chairman,
Seizure Disorder center, UCLA) from2005-06. She
was awarded the Penry Minifellowship of The Wake Forest
University in 2006, she is an Alumni of the San Servolo Summer
School of Epilepsy, 2003. She did a rotation in Sleep medicine
under the supervision of Prof Frica Yan Go (UCLA) April 2006 and
was further awarded the American Academy of Sleep medicine
(2008) International scholarship for sleep training at
Northwestern University Chicago (USA) under the mentorship
of Program Director Dr Phyllis Zee. She completed the NIH course
on Principles and Practice of clinical research in fall of 2005.
She observed functioning of Dementia clinic with Prof M Mesulam
Northwestern University, Chicago, USA in 2002. She is a member
of Professional societies like American Academy of Neurology,
American Epilepsy Society and American Academy of Sleep
Medicine Indian Epilepsy Society, 10/66 Dementia research
group, National Epilepsy and disability workgroup. She is the
secretary of the tropical neurology subsection of the Indian
Academy of Neurology, Executive member of the Indian Epilepsy
Society. and Executive member of the Indian Society of Sleep
Research, Alzheimer's society of India. She is a faculty
of 1000 with the International league against epilepsy http://www.ilae-epilepsy.org/biosketch/index.cfm.
She has numerous research publications in epilepsy, dementia,
multiple sclerosis, sleep disorders, headache etc. She has
research projects in Epilepsy and guides residents in Neurology
and PhD students with there thesis and research work. Her main
areas of interest are Epilepsy especially Intractable
epilepsies, Women with epilepsy and functional neuroimaging in
Epilepsy. She is also interested in the use and programming of
implantable devices in epilepsy, spasticity and pain. Her other
areas of interest are Cognitive disorders specially Dementias;
Childhood acquired aphasias, Sleep medicine and Multiple
sclerosis and tropical neurology. She is an integral part of
the comprehensive epilepsy care program and runs the
intractable epilepsy clinic. She started two new procedures
for epilepsy surgery in AIIMS - Hemispherotomy and Phase two
evaluation with depth and grids which were hitherto not
performed at AIIMS for benefit of patients with difficulty to
treat epilepsy. She is the course director for the
epilepsy school and EEG workshops. She has delivered guest
lectures at various National and International epilepsy
conferences. She is reviewer of various National and
International Journals and recipient of Numerous Young
Investigator Awards and Scholarships of the AAN. She
organizes Epilepsy awareness days on the occasion of National
Epilepsy day on Nov 17th. She has written in Hindi and English
patient care booklets for epilepsy and dementia. She is the core
member of the formulation of epilepsy treatment guidelines in
India the GEMIND. These are available on the following link.
the GEMIND she is actively involved in teaching physicians and
specialists about diagnosis and management of epilepsy. She has
introduced dos and don’ts of epilepsy in the CBSE Health manual
curriculum. She is also involved in training courses at AIIMS
for dos and don’ts of epilepsy when seen by bystanders.
1. Behari M, Tripathi M, Verma A. Fungal
infections of the nervous system. NEUROLOGY IN CLINICAL
PRACTICE, 4TH EDITION, Bradley, Daroff, Fenichel,
and Jankovic, Eds Vol 2 , 1545-1555.
2. Tripathi M. Jain S, Presurgical evaluation in
Epilepsy surgery. Behaivioral aspects of Epilepsy:Principals
and practice. 1st edition, Schachter SC, Holmes GL,
Nolst Trenité DK, 2007, 297-305.
Sachin, International neurology- A Clinical
Approach-Edited by Robert P Lisak, Daniel D Truong,William M
Caroll, Roongroj Bhidayasiri Wiley Blackwell, 2009, Chapter 85,
Balamurugan E, Aggarwal M, Lamba A, Dang N, Tripathi M.
Perceived trigger factors of
seizures in persons with epilepsy. Seizure. 2013
Munisamy M, Tripathi M, Behari M, Raghavan S,
Jain DC, Ramanujam B, Arumugam K, Rajakannan T,
Mallayasamy SR, Subbiah V. The Effect of Uridine Diphosphate
Glucuronosyltransferase (UGT)1A6 Genetic Polymorphism on
Valproic Acid Pharmacokinetics in Indian Patients with
Epilepsy: A Pharmacogenetic Approach.Mol Diagn Ther. 2013
Dalal K, Devarajan E, Pandey RM, Subbiah V, Tripathi M.
Role of reflexology and antiepileptic drugs in managing
intractable epilepsy--a randomized controlled trial. Forsch
Chandra SP, Bal CS, Jain S, Joshua SP, Gaikwad S, Garg A, Ansari
A, Nehra A, Sarkar C, Tripathi M. Intraoperative
Coregistration of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Positron Emission
Tomography, and Electrocorticographic Data for Neocortical
Lesional Epilepsies May Improve the Localization of the
Epileptogenic Focus: A Pilot Study. World Neurosurg. 2013 Feb
Haroon A, Tripathi M, Khanam R, Vohora D.
Antiepileptic drugs prescription utilization behavior and direct
costs of treatment in a national hospital of India. Ann Indian
Acad Neurol. 2012 Oct;15(4):289-93.
Uttam AK, Joshi R, Dwivedi R, Prasad K, Padma MV, Bhatia R,
Singh MB, Tripathi M. Applicability of the new
ILAE classification for epilepsies (2010) in persons with
epilepsy at a tertiary care center in India. Epilepsia. 2013
Pahuja M, Kleekal T, Reeta KH, Tripathi M, Gupta
YK. Interaction profile of Zizyphus jujuba with phenytoin,
phenobarbitone, and carbamazepine in maximal
electroshock-induced seizures in rats. Epilepsy Behav. 2012
Bergin P, Sadleir L, Legros B, Mogal Z, Tripathi M,
Dang N, Beretta S, Zanchi C, Burneo J, Borkowski T, Cho YJ,
Ossemann M, Striano P, Srivastava K, Tan HJ, Wanigasinghe J,
D'Souza W; EpiNet study group. An international pilot study of
an Internet-based platform to facilitate clinical research in
epilepsy: the EpiNet project. Epilepsia. 2012
Bindra A, Chouhan RS, Prabhakar H, Dash HH, Chandra PS,
Tripathi M. Comparison of the effects of different
anesthetic techniques on electrocorticography in patients
undergoing epilepsy surgery - a bispectral index guided study.
Seizure. 2012 Sep;21(7):501-7.
Tiwari P, Dwivedi R, Mansoori N, Alam R, Chauhan UK,
Tripathi M, Mukhopadhyay AK. Do gene polymorphism in
IL-1β, TNF-α and IL-6 influence therapeutic response in
patients with drug refractory epilepsy? Epilepsy Res. 2012
Dagar A, Chandra PS, Chaudhary K, Avnish C, Bal CS, Gaikwad S,
Garg A, Sarkar C, Srivastava A, Padma MV, Rekha D, Gulati S,
Paul V, Prasad K, Singh MB, Tripathi M. Epilepsy
surgery in a pediatric population: a retrospective study of 129
children from a tertiary care hospital in a developing country
along with assessment of quality of life. Pediatr Neurosurg.
Chandra PS, Gulati S, Kalra V, Garg A, Mishra NK, Bal CS, Sarkar
C, Tripathi M. Fourth ventricular hamartoma
presenting with status epilepticus treated with emergency
surgery in an infant. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2011;47(3):217-22.
Padhy UP, Vibha D, Bhatia R, Padma Srivastava MV, Singh MB,
Prasad K, Chandra SP. Predictors of refractory epilepsy in north
India: a case-control study. Seizure. 2011 Dec;20(10):779-83.
Chandra PS, Tripathi M. Epilepsy surgery:
recommendations for India. Ann
Indian Acad Neurol. 2010 Apr;13(2):87-93.
Thapa A, Chandra SP, Sinha S, Sreenivas V, Sharma BS,
Tripathi M. Post-traumatic seizures-A prospective study
from a tertiary level trauma centerin a developing country.
Seizure. 2010 May;19(4):211-6.
Tripathi M, Garg
A, Gaikwad S, Bal CS, Chitra S, Prasad K, Dash HH, Sharma BS,
Chandra PS, Intra-operative electrocorticography in lesional
Epilepsy. Epilepsy Res 2010
Tripathi M, Vibha D, Choudhary N, Prasad K,
Srivastava MV, Bhatia R, Chandra SP, Management of refractory
status epilectus at a tertiary care center in a developing
country. Seizure . 2010.
Chandra PS, Bal C, Garg A, Gaikwad S, Prasad K, Sharma BS,
Sarkar C, Singh MB, Padma VM, Tripathi M. Surgery for medically
intractable epilepsy due to postinfectious etiologies. Epilepsia.
Tripathi M, Singh
MS, Padma MV, Gaikwad S, Bal CS, ET Tripathi M, Sarkar C, Gupta
A, Shukla G, Singh VP, Jain S, Sharma BS, Chandra PS.Surgical
outcome of cortical dysplasias presenting with chronic
intractable epilepsy: a 10-year experience. Neurol India. 2008
Mukherjee S, Tripathi M, Chandra PS, Yadav R,
Choudhary N, et al. Cardiovascular autonomic functions in
well-controlled and intractable partial epilepsies. Epilepsy
Res. 2009 ;85(2-3):261-9.
Sachin S, Padma MV, Bhatia R, Prasad K, Tripathi M.
Psychosocial impact of epilepsy in women of childbearing age in
India. Epileptic Disord. 2008 ;10(4):282-9.
Chandra PS, Padma MV, Chandreshekar B, Sarkar C, Tripathi
M. Hemispherotomy for intractable epilepsy. Neurol
India. 2008 ;56(2):127-32.
Kalaria RN, Maestre GE, Arizaga R, Friedland RP, Galasko D, et
al World Federation of Neurology Dementia Research Group.
Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia in developing
countries: prevalence, management, and risk factors. Lancet
Neurol. 2008 Sep;7(9):812-26. Review. Erratum in: Lancet
Neurol. 2008 Oct;7(10):867.
Tripathi M, Jain S. Genetics in epilepsy:
transcultural perspectives. Epilepsia. 2003;44 Suppl 1:12-6.
Kumar A, Tripathi M, Pandey RM, Ramakrishnan L,
Srinivas M, Luthra K. Apolipoprotein E in temporal lobe
epilepsy: a case- control study. Dis Markers.
Sanyal SK, Chandra PS, Gupta S, Tripathi M, Singh
VP, Jain S, Padma MV, Mehta VS. Memory and intelligence outcome
following surgery for intractable temporal lobe epilepsy:
relationship to seizure outcome and evaluation using a
customized neuropsychological battery. Epilepsy Behav. 2005
Jain S, Bhatia M, Tripathi M, Srivastava A, Padma
MV, Pandey RM. Seizures
among families of Indian probands with different epileptic
syndromes. Acta Neurol Scand. 2004 Jul;110(1):27-38.
Pradeep Kumar VG, Bhatia M, Tripathi M, Srivastava
AK, Jain S. Obstructive sleep apnoea: a case-control study.
Neurol India. 2003 Dec;51(4):497-9.
Kumar VG, Bhatia M, Tripathi M, Srivastava AK,
Jain S. Restless legs syndrome: diagnosis and treatment.J Assoc
Physicians India. 2003 Aug;51:782-3.
Krishnan PR, Tripathi M, Jain S. Seizure
worsening with topiramate amongst Indians with refractory
epilepsy. Eur J Neurol. 2003 Sep;10(5):515-9.
Jain S, Tripathi M, Srivastava AK, Narula A.
Phenotypic analysis of juvenile myoclonic epilepsy in Indian
families. Acta Neurol Scand. 2003 May;107(5) :356-62.