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Usha Kant Misra

Usha Kant Misra, MD
Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, India

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Dr. Usha Kant Misra graduated in 1973, did MD medicine in 1978 and DM neurology in 1985 from KG Medical College, Lucknow. He also passed MAMS examination of National Board in 1979. He has been trained in clinical neurophysiology in Italy, Sweden, and USA as a WHO fellow, worked as Scientist in neurotoxicology from 1980-1987 and contributed in the field of pesticide, lathyrism, flurosis and MIC neurotoxicology. He joined Sanjay Gandhi PGI, Lucknow as Additional Professor & Head in 1987 and became full professor in 1993. Prof. Misra’s major contributions are in the field of neurotoxicology, tropical neurology and clinical neurophysiology. He has published more than 324 scientific original paper (national –71 & international – 253)and authored 4 books:1)Clinical Neurophysiology, 2) Clinical Electroencephalography “Elsevier India”, 3) Hand Book of Tropical Neurology “Landes Biosciences,USA”. 4) Diagnosis and management of Neurological disorders “Wolters Kluwer”. Based on Scientometric analysis of published work (1999-2008 ) he has been adjudged as second most prolific and impactful author in neuroscience. He is member of several academic bodies such as Fellow of National Academy of medical Sciences , Indian Academy of Sciences, Indian Academy of neurology, and corresponding fellow of American Academy of Neurology and corresponding member of American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine and American Neurological Association and fellow of Collegium Rammazani, Royal college (Edin) and Dean of SGPGI (2009-2012).

Research Interest

Dr. Misra's research interest focuses on Stroke, CNS infection, Tropical neurology and neurophysiology.


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