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Dr. Rupam Borgohain, is a Retd. Professor of Neurology at Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), Hyderabad, with an experience in neurology and especially movement disorders over two decades. Currently, he’s working as a senior consultant neurologist at CNC hospital.
He is dedicated to the care of patients, with expertise in movement disorders especially dystonia, Parkinson’s disease and mentorship of his students. He started the DBS programme in NIMS with more than 550 surgeries conducted under his stewardship since 2000.
He has also conducted numerous clinical trials, notable among them being Safinamide for Parkinson’s disease, which he was the lead author and which received EMA clearance in 2014 and is under consideration by the FDA for marketing in USA recently.
He has established an Indian network of researchers in the field of Movement disorders (Parkinson’s Research Alliance of India- PRAI) with Prof. Kapil D Sethi and Prof Madhuri Behari and is striving towards collaborative research.
He has published several papers in various national and international journals, has conducted multiple symposia, workshops, conferences and has delivered lectures and talks worldwide.