Dr. Biswaroop Chakrabarty (MBBS/MD Pediatrics from MAMC, New Delhi; DM Pediatric Neurology from AIIMS, New Delhi)
Joined AIIMS in 2009 as DM Pediatric Neurology resident and currently working as Assistant Professor, joined as a faculty in May 2014.
• Over 7 years post MD teaching / work experience
• DM Program: Faculty for the programme under the supervision of Professor Dr. Sheffali Gulati
1. Role of skin biopsy in childhood muscular dystrophies (CSIR)
2. Randomized Placebo Controlled Trial of Valproate and levocarnitine in Children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy aged 2-15 years (AIIMS, Institute Research Grant)
Part of expert group for developing consensus criteria for management of pediatric status epilepticus (New Delhi, November 2013), Peer reviewer for Indian Journal of Pediatrics and Indian Pediatrics, Faculty for national level conference (AOCN, 2013), Panel discussant at various parent-doctor interaction programme at AIIMS
Research Publications: 27 publications in various International & National Journals; Chapters in book: 6; Abstracts:9
Membership to Professional Bodies: International Child Neurology Association; Association of Child Neurology, India
Other Academic achievements:
Organisation and participation in various symposia for postgraduate students and parent doctor interaction programmes at AIIMS
DM dissertation entitled, ‘Peripheral neuropathy in children with cystic fibrosis; a prevalent study”, included as ‘recent research’ on the website of ‘Cystic Fibrosis Unite’, a Wellcome Trust-funded public engagement in science project with the aim of providing opportunities for collaboration and discussion between people with CF, parents of children with CF, clinicians and researchers about CF research.
Areas of Interest:
Infectious and parainfectious central nervous system disorders, Autoimmune disorders of the central nervous system, Epilepsy, Neuromuscular Disorders, Neurodegenerative Disorders, Rehabilitation of children with Cerebral Palsy