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Executive Director, AIIMS, Patna


  • International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Physiology


  • Indian Association of Biomedical Scientitst (IABMS)

General Secretary,

  • Association of Physiologists of India (ASSOPI)

Vice President,

  • FIPS

Date of Birth

  • 4th May, 1962

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Experiences :

  1. Teaching Experience : 32 Years
  2. Research Experience : 35 years
  3. Administrative Experience: 15 Years
    1. Dean, JIPMER, Karaikal (Puducherry): Two Years (2017-2019)
    2. Registrar, JIPMER: One year (2016)
    3. Nodal Officer of JIPMER to Ministry: Three Years (2016-2018)
    4. Programme Director, Advance Center of Yoga (ACYTER), JIPMER, Puducherry (2012-2022)
    5. Project Coordinator, JIPMER: Two Years (2015-2017)
    6. Head, Dept. of Physiology: Three Years (2012-2015) and Senior Professor of Physiology (2016-2022)
    7. Faculty I/C, Central Library, JIPMER: Two Years (2010-2012)
    8. Officer I/C, Central Workshop & Engineering Division (2006-2009)
    9. Faculty (Controller) Examintion, JIPMER, 2005-2007

Field of Research:
  • Neurophysiology of Obesity, Hypertension, Diabetes, Cardiovascular risks, HRV and BPV analysis, Baroreflex sensitivity, and Yoga
Fellowships Received:
  • Received Fellowship Titles from Fellow of Royal Society Biology (FRSB, UK), Fellow of Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists (FABMS), Association of Biotechnology and Pharmacy (FABAP), and Society of Applied Biotechnology (FSAB)
Awards / Prizes Received:
  • Recipient of 19 national research awards that include
  • ICMR Scientists Award in Biomedical Research in 1998, Dr. B. K. Anand Research Prize in 2010, JIPMER Scientific Society Internal Faculty Oration in 2020, MK Nambiar Oration of IABMS, 2021.
Author of Five Medical Textbooks:
  1. Comprehensive Textbook Medical Physiology, Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, 2nd Edition, 2019
  2. Textbook of Practical Physiology, Universities Press, Fifth Edition, 2020
  3. Textbook of Practical Physiology for Dental Students, Orient-Longman, 1st Edition, 2008, Second Edition, 2017
  4. Textbook of Medical Physiology, Ahuja Publications, Third Edition, 2019
  5. Textbook of Physiology for Dental Students, Ahuja Publications, Secnd Edition 2019
  6. Contributor of Textbook of Medical Physiology, by Guyton AC (Edited by Hall HE), 11th Edition, 2011
Editor and Reviewer of Indexed Scientific Journals:
  1. Presently, Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Physiology (IJCEP)
  2. Former Editor of IJPP (Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology), from April, 2009 to March, 2014
  3. Former Editor-in-Chief of ‘Biomedicine’, journal of Biomedical Sciences, from 2006 to 2009
  4. Editor, Reviewer and Subject Expert of many international journals
  • 224 papers, RG Score 39.05, h Index – 29, ResearchGate Citations - 2695
Extramural Research Grants:
  1. Yoga Project from MDNIY (2004): Rs. 26 lakhs
  2. DST, Pondicherry Goverment (2006): Rs. 5.6 lakhs
  3. Establishing Advance Center for Yoga at JIPMER (2009): Rs. 2.3 crores
  4. DST SPARK Project for establishing Genomic Research Facility at Pondicherry University (2019): Rs. 5 crores (as co-investigator in the project)