Prof. B.K. Anand (1917-2007)
After completing his pioneering research in the USA on the role of Hypothalamus in the feeding behavior of rat in 1952, he came back to India to establish and lead the Department of Physiology from 1956 till 1974. He was awarded Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology in 1963 and Padma Shri in 1969 for his meritorious contributions.
Prof. Baldev Singh (1904-1998)
He is often referred to as the ‘Grand-father Neuron’ by the scientific community. He joined as Emeritus Professor of Physiology in AIIMS. He was interested in research on lateral hypothalamus, highaltitude, yoga, sleep, consciousness and hyperpyrexia.Under his leadership, the department became an international center of neurophysiological research.
Professor GS Chhina (1926–2011)
He joined department of Physiology at AIIMS and worked with Dr BK Anand and Dr Baldev Singh on food intake, reproduction and yoga. Even after retirement in 1986, he continued working as Emeritus Professor and contributed to the field of Physiology.
Surender Kumar Manchanda (1931-1998)
He joined the Department of Physiology as a Demonstrator under Prof. B.K.Anand in 1957.He took over as the Head and Professor of Physiology 1974 and led the Department till November 1991. He made major scientific contributions in the field of Neurosciences and Reproduction.
Department of Physiology was established and developed by eminent neurophysiologist Prof. Bal Krishan Anand in 1956. The first batch of MBBS students were admitted in 1956. First MD students(1959) were Dr Pritam Kaur Gill and Dr Sushil Dua while first PhD student(1965) was Dr. R. Vijayan Pillai. During the golden period of department (1956-1975), department attracted many national and international researchers and students which included Dr SK Dua, Dr GS Chhina, Dr KN Sharma, Dr SK Manchanda, Dr T Desiraju, Dr Usha Nayar, Dr Utaka Oomura to name few. First scientific investigation in the world on yoga and meditation was started by Dr Anand and Dr Chhina in the department in 1961.
60 Years Contribution
Contribution of the department in the field of research
Field wise publications
Clinical Investigations and Interventions
Autonomic function Laboratory
Integral Health Clinic
Transcranial magnetic stimulation
Dean: Dr BK Anand
CMET: Dr Usha Nayar, Dr KK Deepak
Sub Dean(Academic): Dr Usha Nayar, Dr BK Kapoor
Sub Dean(Examination): Dr KK Deepak, Dr AK Jaryal
The XXVI Congress of International Union of Physiological Sciences held in AIIMSin 1974.
First AOPS Congress was organized in 1990.
Second Interim Congress of World Sleep was organized in 2005.
Prof Usha Nayar helped establishing BPKIHS, Dharan, Nepal in 1994.
Prof KK Deepak established joint Yoga Clinic and first Autonomic Function Lab at BPKIHS, Dharan, Nepal in 1998.
National Workshop on
Assessment Methods for Learning Evaluation
In Basic Medical Sciences
Department of Physiology
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
20th -22nd September, 2007
To disseminate methods of applying objective
tools in the process of teaching-learning assessment
in basic medical sciences
Learn making and validating different types of Short Answer
Questions, Multiple Choice Questions, Objectively Structured
Practical Examination Questions for assessment of learning
with formative and summative needs
Teachers from medical colleges and institutions
INR 1200/- payable only after selectionG
Last date of application
31 July 2007
1. Dr. Sanjay Kr. Patel
2. Dr.Shival Srivastav
3. Dr.Arani Das
4. Dr.Atanu Roy
5. Dr. Meena Mirdha
6. Dr.Chitturi Vinay
8. Dr. Bhawna Mattoo
9. Dr Megha Bir
10. Dr Jeevithapoorasamy
11. Dr. SarithaPanga
1. Dr. Eva
2. .Dr. Vikas Kumar Tiwari
3. Dr.Shaon Ghosh Dastidar
4. Dr.Gagan Kumar Banodhe
5. Dr.Heena Parihar
5. Dr. Arvind N.
7. Dr.Abhijith. K. Anil
8. Dr. Shankar K. Mishra
9 .Dr. Harshith. J
11.Dr. Koushik Roy
Applications are being invited for
Indo - US DBT funded ‘Hands On’ Clinics to Research Laboratory Workshop on Endometriosis
Place: Department of Physiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Time: November 3 to 7 2009
Eligibility criteria: Candidates should be young scientists/doctors/post-doctoral fellows with an interest to understand
the pathophysiology of endometriosis
Registration Fee: Rs. 3000 -/-
The Registration fee includes Workshop Manual, Lunch on all days, One Dinner
Address your application to:
Professor J Sengupta
Head, Department of Physiology
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
New Delhi 110029
The format for the application is as given below:
Academic qualifications: : MD / PhD / DGO
Year Awarded: :
State your reason for participating in the Workshop: :
Accommodation required: : Yes / No
Letter of Recommendation :
from your Department/Institution:
Last date for receiving applications is September 15, 2009