Pradhan - Doctor - Vietnam

N Pradhan

Vietnam

Summary

MBBS Gold Medalist Physiology and Biochemistry, IInd Highhest Rank in Medicine and Pharmacology in MBBS. Staight MD Psychiatry completed in 2 years and Final Year devoted to Reserach and thesis. Developed a Reseach Unit Psychophamacology, former Dean and Sewnior Professor of NIMHANS, Bangalore

Services

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  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
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Work History

NIMHANS Deemed University

2013)

Joint Guideship PhD Theses: (Partial List)
Roopesh B.N, " Neuropsychology and Psychophysiology of treatment outcome in Obsessive Compulsive disorder". Department of Clinical Psychology, NIMHANS, Bangalore.,
Ashwini Pandey "Psychophysiological study of emotional processing in specific mental disorders", Department of Clinical Psychology, NIMHANS, Bangalore.
H.N.Suresh "Multiband filters and wavelet decomposition in characterizing nonstationary EEG Signals, Department of Electronics and Instrumentation Technology, Bangalore Institute of Technology, Bangalore
Ravindra PATTANASHETTY A polysomnography and endocrine function evaluation in Meditation Neurophysiology, NIMHANS (Awarded)

Guideship for M.D. theses
(Psychological Medicine and Other subjects Partial List):

A study of plasma homovanillic acid levels in schizophreniform psychosis.
Candidate: C. Harihar (Bangalore University).

A comparative study of visual evoked potentials and cognitive potentials in alcoholics, affective disorders and schizophrenics. Candidate: A. Anand (Bangalore University).

Study of Serotonergic and cholinergic interaction during sleep in schizophrenics. Candidate: Alok Bajpei


HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT:
A. TEACHING AND PROJECT WORK COMPUTATIONAL DRUG DEVELOOPMENT / BIOINFORMATICS/ MOLECULAR DYAMINS (Masters Level Projects and Training Programs)

Candiadtes from: Bangalore University, Bharthiar University, Amity University, Noida, Orissa University of Agriculture Terchnology, Sambalpur University, Orissa , Devi Ahalya University, Bhopal, ,

Candidates are from all over India: Rajastan, Jamu and Kasmir, Maharastra, Delhi, MP, UP, Orsisa, West Bengal, Andra Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Keral,

B. TEACHING AND PROJECT WORK NONLINEAR COMPLEX BIOLOGICAL DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS - HEART AND BRAIN (Masters Level Projects and Training Programs- Partial List)

Autoregressive model for removal of EOG signals from EEG.
Candidate: Priya Narasimhan, Dept. Of Electrical Engineering and Communication,...

Pradhan

C, Jena S. K. Sreenivasan R. and Pradhan, N. Higher-Order Spectrum in Understanding Nonlinearity in EEG Rhythms Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 206857, 8 pages


Ashish Kaul Sahib, Pradhan, N. Understanding coupling and synchronization in EEG of epileptic discharge using recurrence analysis , Poster 12, The fourth international recurrence plot symposium will be in Hong Kong in December 2011. the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Ashish Kaul Sahib, Pradhan, N. Understanding coupling and synchronization in EEG of epileptic discharge using recurrence plots with varying thresholds. The 2012 International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology (iCBEB 2012) to appear in IEEXplore.

Debjani Bandyopadhyaya, S.H. Nizamiea, , N. Pradhan, Arnab Bandyopadhyaya "Spontaneous gamma coherence as a possible trait marker of schizophrenia - An explorative study" Asian Journal of Psychiatry
Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2011, Pages 172-177


BHAGWATH AWARD AWARD SESSIONS ON DAY 2, 20th January,2012

1. Spontaneous gamma coherence as a possible trait marker of schizophrenia- an explorative study, Debjani Bandyopadhyaya

Chapters in the Books:
Pradhan, N. (1987) Some techniques of biochemical analyses incorporating neurochemical and neuroendocrine theories of psychoses. In: "Continuing Medical Education, " Verghese, A. (Ed) Indian Psychiatric Society, Vol. 6, 105-117.

Pradhan, N. (1989) Biochemical Basis of Schizophrenia-An updates. In: "Continuing Medical Education, " Singh, G. (Ed.) Indian Psychiatric Society, Vol. 8. 32-40.

Pradhan, N. (1990) Behavioral and Biochemical Techniques to Study Dopaminergic System. In: Gourie Devi, M., Shankar, S. K. and Taley, A. B. (Eds.) "Techniques of Neurosciences: Third Course in Neurobiology", NIMHANS, 55-65. Sponsored by Dept. of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.

Pradhan, N. (1990) Neuroleptic responsiveness: Concept and Predictors. In: Pharmacotherapy of...

S.H. Nizamiea

N. Pradhan, Arnab Bandyopadhyaya "Spontaneous gamma coherence as a possible trait marker of schizophrenia - An explorative study. ANCIPS 2012, January 2012.

A.Ganesh, G. Balasubramanian, S.K.Jena and N. Pradhan

Research Journal of Pure Algebra May 2011 -34

Non-REM to REM

From February 2011

transitions using wavelet transform modulus maxima. National Conference on "EMERGING TRENDS IN BIO-MEDICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING"(ETBMSP-11), RVCE, Feb 2011, Bangalore.

Bhagyalakshmi

From February 2011

V, N. Pradhan and B.G.SudharshanUnderstanding autonomic and dynamics under stress using nonlinear analysis of data.National Conference on "EMERGING TRENDS IN BIO-MEDICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING"(ETBMSP-11),RVCE, Feb 2011, Bangalore.
Asha Rani Basavraj Hiremath M Puttaraju N.Pradhan Brain Computer interfacing analysis for epilepsy.National Conference on "EMERGING TRENDS IN BIO-MEDICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING"(ETBMSP-11),RVCE, Feb 2011, Bangalore.
Darshana Nayak, M Puttaraju N.Pradhan Improving OCR Performance in Biomedical Literature.National Conference on "EMERGING TRENDS IN BIO-MEDICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING"(ETBMSP-11),RVCE, Feb 2011, Bangalore.

Kavana R Pushpalatha and N.Pradhan Simulation of Acoustic

From February 2011

fields for Medical Ultrasound Transducers. National Conference on "EMERGING TRENDS IN BIO-MEDICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING"(ETBMSP-11), RVCE, Feb 2011, Bangalore.

B.S. N.Pradhan

From February 2011

Seema Padmanabhavan, M Puttaraju. Heartrate Variability chracterization using approximate entropy. National Conference on "EMERGING TRENDS IN BIO-MEDICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING"(ETBMSP-11), RVCE, Feb 2011, Bangalore.
Srilalitha.M.V1, Dr. N. Pradhan2, and SushruthaBharadwaj.M 3 Analysing fMRI images of face repetion priming using SPM tool. National Conference on "EMERGING TRENDS IN BIO-MEDICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING"(ETBMSP-11), RVCE, Feb 2011, Bangalore.
Sanchitha.A, Dr. N. Pradhan, and Mrs. Smitha.R.S , Mr. M. Puttaraju, Image mosaicing ans PET /CT or MR Image Registration. National Conference on "EMERGING TRENDS IN BIO-MEDICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING"(ETBMSP-11), RVCE, Feb 2011, Bangalore.
Mohan KumarM.S, Mrs Smitha.R.S, Dr.N.Pradhan, Prof.M.Puttaraju "A novel method to detect centroblasts by adaptive color feature extraction method"
Kishan, B. N.Pradhan, Prof.M.Puttaraju. "Microarray image Compression using Singular Value Decomposition"National Conference on "EMERGING TRENDS IN BIO-MEDICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING"(ETBMSP-11), RVCE, Feb 2011, Bangalore.
Nandita Krishnan, Srinivas Halvi, N.Pradhan "Comprartive Study of two interpolation techniques for enhancement and expansion of MRI images.
R. Sunitha, Dr N.Pradhan, and Dr K.V Padmaja, Understanding the Neural Mechanism of Sleep using Wavelets and Multifractal Techniques. ICSCCN 2011 - 2011 International Conference on Signal Processing, Communication, Computing and Networking Technologies (ICSCCN), The paper will be published in the IEEE Explore.

Bhagyalakshmi.V and Dr. N. Pradhan and Dr.B.G.Sudharshan and prof. Prassana Kumar. Understanding HRV under stress using two different methods of non-linear analysis.

"International Journal of Mathematical Archive" (IJMA)Title

From April 2011

A. Ganesh, G. Balasubramanian, S.K.Jena and N. Pradhan "Fourier Approach to Function Approximation" "International Journal of Mathematical Archive" (IJMA)Title: Fourier approach to function Approximation. Ref. - IJMA-2-158 ISSN 2229 - 5046 April 2011
, 617-624.([PDF] www.ijma.info w.ijma.info ISSN 2229)

IISc

Bangalore.,

N.Pradhan Chairman and Key note Address "BMS College of Engineering"

N.Pradhan Keynote Address

Fifth Innovative Conference on Embedded Systems, Mobile Communication and Computing ICEMC2 2010, July PESIT.
N.Pradhan Chairman and Key note Address "BMS College of Engineering", NATIONAL Workshop on Bio-Medical Engineering , The Department Of Medical Electronics, BMSCE, Bangalore. February 2011

"Building Supercomputers by hand", Konark Institute

N.Pradhan

From November 2010

C-Change 2011, India CIO Forum , February 19,2011

N.Pradhan

From November 2010

Molecular Dynamics and Future of Drug development Research" , Hi-Tech Medical College & Hospital. Pandara, Rasulgarh, Bhubaneswar, Nov 2010
N.Pradhan " Computability of Mind and Future of Human Management System", C-Change 2011, India CIO Forum , February 19,2011.

Biotechnology,Society for Applied Biotechnology (India)

Fifth Innovative Conference on Embedded Systems, Mobile Communication and Computing ICEMC2 2010 "Nanorobots for Fibrinogenic Clot removal", "Best Students Paper awrad to "Nausheen Fatima".
N. Pradhan, Simulation of realistic neural properties using FitzHugh-Nagumo equation. NCNSD: Bharatidasan University, Tiruchirapalli, 27-30 January, 2011.
Nandita Krishnan, Srinivas Halvi, N.Pradhan " Image enhancement using bicubic spline interpolation" National Conference "Emerging Trens in Biomedical Signal Processing (ETBMPS11) " RVCE, Bangalore, Feb 26, 2011.
Sunitha Ramachndran, Padmaja, K.V. and N.Pradhan , Automatic analysis and detection of transition between REM and NREM sleep using continuous wavelets and multifractals.National conference on Biotechnology, Society for Applied Biotechnology (India), Dharmapuri 636701, Tamil Nadu

M.D, D.P.M

Psychological Medicine

MD Psychiatry University of Calicut

M.Tech in Electronics, Computer Science, Communication Engineering and Biomedical Instrumentation Technology (Mysore University and Mangalore University)

Ph.D. Examiner in Physics (Calcutta University, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore University).

Ph.D. Examiner in Chemistry (IIT Madras)
DSc. Examiner - Biochemistry Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut

THURST ARES OF RESEARCH PROGRAMS:
• Complex Systems and Brain Dynamics:
N-Dimensional Wave Front Dynamics for Neuro-cognitive Process. Complex System and Brain Dynamics has huge application to Psychiatric Disorders in Diagnosis, prediction of course and out come
• Computational Drug Development
Bimolecular Molecular Structure Dynamics and Bioinformatics. Structural Modeling of NMDA receptor: A PhD Work has been Completed.
• FMR Image Processing
Image Expansion though nonlinear bi-cubic interpolation in places of GLM models in (FSL, SPM 8, AFNI)
• Super Computing Research
Maintenance, facility up gradation of High Performance Computing (HPC), IBM-e Server (Linux Cluster 32 CPU 64 GB RAM 0.5 TB storage), has to be upgraded for SCIENTIFIC COMPUATION AND MODELLING to 256 Cores in 2009

Guide-ship in Ph.D. theses:

8 PhDs Awarded as Principal Guide

Time course of action of neuroleptics on the pre and post synaptic dopamine receptors: Candidate: A. Srinivasan (Bangalore University). Awarded in 1994

Modulation of neurotoxicity of amphetamines on serotonergic neurons.

John P.J

EEG Power Spectra Differentiate Positive and Negative Subgroups in Neuroleptic-Naive Schizophrenia Patients. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 21:160-172,

Supercomputing Conference - Portland USA

From November 2009

Research Projects Completed:
BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY:
Lithium kinetics and ion transport characteristics in erythrocytes. A NIMHANS project completed in 1985.

BEHAVIOURAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
During the 1st Phase of Establishment of a New Department:

Effect of chronic treatment of imipramine and haloperidol on the presynaptic and postsynaptic dopamine receptors (Departmental Project).

Behavioral and neurochemical differences in high and low motile rats in an inbred strain (Departmental Project).

The effect of dark and light cycles in the motility behavior of rodents (Departmental Project).

The biphasic motility response to dopamine agonist apomorphine in rodents (Departmental Project).

Dopamine autoreceptor sensitivity changes following electroconvulsive shocks, NIMHANS Project 1985-86.

Dopamine autoreceptor changes with electroconvulsive shocks and imipramine: Behavioral and Neurochemical Investigation, NIMHANS Project 1987-89.

FOUNDATION AND CONCEPTS

From March 2009

Valedictory Lecture , On Biomedical Systems and Control , IAICTE-STE and STTP Program BMSCE, March, 2009

N.Pradhan "High Performance Computing at NIMHANS and its Impact on Mental Health Research in India" Asian Technology Information Program - "On the Ground in Asia" - http://www.atip.org, 1st Workshop on HPC in India at SC09, Portland- USA

Dean of Faculty

(Ex-officio Member Secretary of NIMHANS Human Ethics Committee)

Pradhan C, Pradhan N

From February 2008

Understanding Nonlinear Interactions in Neural Systems using Higher Order Spectrum. International Conference on Recent Developments in Nonlinear Dynamics. School of Physics, Bharatidasan University, Trichi, 13-16 Feb 2008.

Pradhan C, Pradhan N, Bicoherence and Synchrony Characteristics and Implications of Generalised Seizure. 7th Asian & Oceanian Epilepsy Congress. Xiamen, China, 15th - 18th May 2008.

Cauchy Pradhan and N.Pradhan

Understanding Nonlinear Interactions In Neural Systems Using Higher Order Spectrum: Recent Developments in Nonlinear Dynamics Nersosa Publication New Delhi (2008)

N.Pradhan, H.N.Suma and Nausheen Fathima, "Nanorobots for Fibrinogenic Clot removal". Proceedings of Fifth Innovative Conference on Emmbed Systems , Mobile Communication and Computing, ICEMC2 2010, Macmillan Publishers India Ltd, page 189-197

N.Pradhan Collouqum

Pradhan N

Understanding Nonlinear Interactions in Neural Systems using Higher Order Spectrum. International Conference on Recent Developments in Nonlinear Dynamics. School of Physics, Bharatidasan University, Trichi, 2008.

Pradhan C, Pradhan N, Bicoherence and Synchrony Characteristics and Implications of Generalised Seizure. 7th Asian & Oceanian Epilepsy Congress. Xiamen, China, 15th - 18th May 2008.

Cauchy Pradhan and Nithyananda Pradhan 2 " Bicoherence and synchrony characteristics of sleep, wakeful and seizure electroencephalograms" 17th Annual Computational Neuroscience Meeting (CNS*2008) held in Portland, Oregon, USA from Saturday July 19 to Thursday July 24, 2008.

C.Pradhan, N.Vasanth Kumar, P.Satishchandra, N.Pradhan "Epilepsy Sleep and Dominant Lyapunov Exponent"

Up to February 2014

C.Pradhan, N.Vasanth Kumar, P.Satishchandra, N.Pradhan "Epilepsy Sleep and Dominant Lyapunov Exponent" t: International Workshop on "Complex Dynamics of Biological Systems: From Heart to Brain. Presidency College, Kolkata (Feb 14-14,2007)

Pradhan C, Pradhan N, Matlab for Biomedical Applications: Analysis of EEG and HRV Time series. Defence Bioengineering & Electromedical Laboratory (DEBEL), Bangalore. 17-21-Dec-2007.

Pradhan C, Pradhan N

From December 2007

N.Pradhan

Molecule to mind" in "Foundation of Sciences" Ed by V.V. Sreekantan, Published by Project of History of Indian Science, Philosophy and Culture. 2007

Molecular Dynamics

Computational Approach to the Understanding of Mycobacterial Drug Resistance: Candidate: Geeta Kanth, NIMHANS Deemed University (2010).

Ravikumar P, Pradhan , N

The effects of chronic administration of ethosuximide on learning and memory: a behavioral and biochemical study on nonepileptic rats. Behaviopural Pharmacology ,17(7) 573-581

N. Pradhan

From January 2006

G. R. Arunodaya, G.R and T.N. Sathyaprabha, T.N "Frontiers of Research in Neurosciences and Psychiatry" in "Depression And Dementia: Progress In Brain Research, Clinical Applications, And Future Trends (ed) S. N. Sarbadhikari Nova Science Pub Inc; Hardcover; January 2006

Candidate K.Sandhya, NIMHANS Deemed University

(2005).

Blaise, M., Sowdhamini, R. & Pradhan, N

Comparative analysis of different competitive antagonists interaction with NR2A and NR2B subunits of N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) ionotropic glutamate receptor. J. Mol. Model. 11, 489-502.

Blaise, M., Bhattacharyya, D., Sowdhamini, R. &Pradhan, N. (2005) Structural Consequences of D481N/K483Q Mutation at Glycine Binding Site of NMDA Ionotropic Glutamate Receptors: A Molecular Dynamics Study. J Biomol Struct Dyn., 22, 399-410.
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Mythri RB, Jagatha B, Pradhan N, Andersen J, Bharath MM. Mitochondrial complex I inhibition in Parkinson's disease:, How can curcumin protect mitochondria? Antioxid Redox Signal 2007; 9: 399-408.

Cauchy Pradhan, Nithyananda Pradhan, Bicoherence and synchrony characteristics of sleep, wakeful and seizure electroencephalogram , Clinical Neurophysiology, May 2008 (Vol. 119, Issue, Pages S112-S113)

Ravindra , P.S., Sulekha S , SathyaPrabha T.K, Pradhan N 1 , Raju T.R and Bindu , M.K Practitioners of vipassana meditation exhibit enhanced slow wave sleep and REM sleep states across different age groups Sleep and Biological Rhythms (Online)

All India Institute of Medical sciences

From November 2005

New Delhi (Nov. 3-5,2006)

Cauchy Pradhan and N.Pradhan Understanding Nonlinear Interactions In Neural Systems Using Higher Order Spectrum: International Conference Recent Developments in Nonlinear Dynamics School Physics Bharathidasan University Tiruchinapalli.

Candidate P.Ravikumar , NIMHANS Deemed University

( 2004).

Blaise M

Evolutionary Trace Analysis of Ionotropic Glutamate Receptors and Modeling the Interactions of Agonists with Different NMDA Receptor Subunits. Journal of Molecular Modeling, 10, 305-16.

Blaise M., Raghuprasad Rao.M

Up to January 2009

National Conference on Protein Modelling IIT

Blaise M., Raghuprasad Rao.M.*, Sowdhamini R.*, PradhanN#. Predicting the Transmembrane Region of Recombinant NMDA Ionotropic Glutamate Receptors, the first indian symposium of the protein society - protein structure & function. 2nd National Conference on Protein Modelling IIT, Bombay, 2003

C. P. Bopaiah, NIMHANS Deemed University

Co-Investigator In a National Project

Orthogonal Decomposition of Neuro-Electric Signals

for Understanding Brain Functions and their Possible Clinical Applications. (CI: AICTE Project in collaboration with IIT, Kharagpur) (2002)

Co-Investigator In a National Project:
DAE (BARC): Development of low cost medical imaging techniques in India
(Co-investigator and sponsored by Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP), Kolkata) Implemented at SINP (Kolkata) Completed 2007

Chairmanship in symposia/seminars/conferences on invitation (Partial List):

Blaise M., Raghuprasad Rao.M

Blaise M., Raghuprasad Rao.M.*, Sowdhamini R.*, PradhanN. Predicting the Transmembrane Region of Recombinant NMDA Ionotropic Glutamate Receptors, the first indian symposium of the protein society - protein structure & function, october 18-20, 2002, IIT, Bombay,

John JP

Khanna, S., Pradhan, N., Mukundan, C.R. Relationship between EEG alpha coherence and psychopathological dimensions of schizophrenia. Indian J Psychiatry 2002;44:97-107.

Biological Psychiatry The Official Journal of the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry

John P

Khanna, S. Mukundan. C.. Pradhan, N. (2001) Neocortical synchronization in symptom dimensions of schizophrenia. The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry The Official Journal of the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry, World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry , 7th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry, VOLUME 2, Supplement 1,

C.P.Bopaiah, N.Pradhan

Pharmacological study on antidepressant activity of 50% ethanol extract of a formulated ayurvedic product in rats. Journal of Ethnopharmacoloy, 72, 411-419

C. P. Bopaiah, N. Pradhan Central nervous system stimulatory action from the root extract of Plumbago zeylanica in rats) Phytotherapy Research Volume 15 Issue 2, Pages 153 - 156

Sudha S, Madepalli K, Lakshmana, Pradhan N. Chronic phenytoin induced impairment of learning and memory with associated changes in brain acetyl cholinesterase activity and monoamine levels. Pharmacol Biochem Behav 2001; 52:119-24.
Gujjar AR, Sathyaprabha TN, Nagaraja D, Thennarasu K, Pradhan N. Heart rate variability and outcome in acute severe stroke: role of power spectral analysis. Neurocrit Care. 2004;1(3):347-53.

S. Sudha 1 , Madepalli K. Lakshmana* N. Pradhan 1Changes in Learning and Memory, Acetylcholinesterase Activity and Monoamines in Brain After Chronic Carbamazepine Administration in Rats EpilepsiaVolume 36 Issue 4, Pages 416 - 422Published Online: 3 Aug 2005

"Nonlinear Dynamics and Brain functioning", NOVA Publications

Nonlinear Phenomena INSA Publication

Tutorial Review Papers:
Pradhan, N. and Narayana Dutt, D. (1990) A real time Microcomputer based system for analysis of brain signals. In: Real Time Systems. The Proceedings of the National Conference on Real-time Systems, Indore.

Special Guest lectures:

Professor and Head

Psychopharmacology

Bangalore

member of Editorial Board

XXVI International Ethological Conference

From August 1999

Bangalore, India, 2-9 August 1999. Pradhan, N.: Non-linear Phenomena in Brain www.gbv.de/dms/bs/toc/301410879.pdf

Other Professional Accomplishments:
Served as a member of Editorial Board, Indian Journal of Psychiatry.
Regular reviewer of scientific papers for INDIAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL RESEARCH, INDIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY and International Journals such as JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH, BIOSCIENCE, CURRENT SCIENCE and PSYCHOPHARMACOELOGIA.

Reviewer for Scientific Papers in Engineering and Mathematical Sciences:

Reviewer

Scientific Papers for National Symposium on Neural Network

Postgraduate MD /DM/PhD /DSc Examiner ship

Sessions chairman

National Seminar

Invited scientific papers for various Seminars/ Conferences/ Symposia:

Ramesh Babu,K

Up to April 2011

and N.Pradhan Neuralnetwork and Autoregressive Methods for modelling Prediction of EEG signals. Proceeding of National Conference on Biomedical Engineering (April 9-11, 1998), Published by Manipal Academy for Higher Education and AICTE (Edited by U.C.Niranajan, MIT,Manipal)

Sharatchandra Rao,B.K. and N.Pradhan Model Reconstruction of EEG Dynamics

In " Current Development in Schizophrenia

Proceeding of National Conference on Biomedical Engineering

Up to April 2011

Proceeding of National Conference on Biomedical Engineering (April 9-11, 1998), Published by Manipal Academy for Higher Education and AICTE (Edited by U.C.Niranajan, MIT, Manipal)

N.Pradhahn, "Dynamical changes in neurotransmitter receptor functions and emerging pharmacotherapy in psychiatric disorders" In " Current Development in Schizophrenia" (published by. Alled Publishers, New Delhi) Eds. Manas Mandal and Nizamie Haque.

IIT, Kharagpur Dec 2003. (Chairman and Key Note Address)

Pradhan, N

From April 1998

Pradhan, N. Wavelets and wavelet packets in the analysis of complex neurobiologica signals (EEG) in National Seminar on Wavelets and Applications, LRDE, Banglore , April,1998.
N.Pradhan "Nonlinear Science Symposium", Mathematics Department, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

N.Pradhan Synchronization and Complexity in Neural systems" 1st National Conference on Nonlinear Systems and Dynamics. Center for theoretical Studies, IIT, Kharagpur Dec 2003. (Chairman and Key Note Address)

N.Pradhan Dynamical

From April 1998

changes in Neurotransmitter receptor functions and Emerging Pharmacotherapy in Psychiatric disorders. Dr. B. N. Das Memorial Oration in 8th Annual Conference of Indian Pharmacological Society, Cuttack, April, 1998

February, IISc

Pradhan, N. Nonlinearity and Higher order spectra in EEG analysis. International Conference on "Nonlinear Dynamics and Brain functioning", 1998, February, IISc. , Bangalore.

R. B. Givindan, K. Narayanan, M. S. Gopinathan, R. Sreenivasan and N. Pradhan, Unstable periodic orbits in the Human EEG. International Conference on "Nonlinear Dynamics and Brain functioning", Bangalore, Feb., 1998

Pradhan, N., Joy, M. P. and Dwivedi, P. Chaos and stochastic resonance in the Brain, National seminar on applications of Nonlinear Phenomena", 1998, March, CUSAT, Cochin.
Joy, M.P, Pradhan, N. Stochastic resonance in nonlinear dynamical systems and its applications. National seminar on applications of Nonlinear Phenomena", 1998, March, CUSAT, Cochin.

N.Pradhan, N. Neuroscience in India:Past, Present and Future. Invited Paper in the National Seminar on Histrory of Indian Science, CUSAT, August,1998.

P.Indic, N.Pradhan

From August 1998

V.P.N. Nampoori and R. Pratap Coherence in the dynamics of brain during meditation: A mathematical Analysis, National Seminar on Histrory of Indian Science, CUSAT, August,1998.

Sudha Suresh, NIMHANS Deemed University

Pharmacological study on Antidepressant activity of tropical medicinal plants.

Science & Technology, Govt. of India

A study of the long-term effect of antiepileptic drugs on learning and memory. Funded by ICMR (1998)

N. Psychopharmacological management of therapy resistant schizophrenia. Indian Journal

Pradhan

Pradhan, N. and Sadasivan, P. K. (1997) Validity of dimensional complexity measures of electroencephalogram signals. , Intl. Jl. of Bifur. and Chaos, Vol. 7 (1) 173-186.

N.Pradhan Psychopharmacological Management

From February 1997

of therapy resistant schizophrenia. Partha Rao award Oration, Indian Psychiatry Society (Orissa), Branch, Rourkela, Feb. 1997.

N.Pradhan Frontier of Neuropsychiatric Research. Guest lecture at Ispat General Hospital, Rourkela, and Feb. 1997.

Pradhan, N. Nonlinear Dynamics of Brain

From November 1997

Pradhan, N. Nonlinear Dynamics of Brain activity in different Behavioral states. International Conference on "Nonlinear Dynamics & Computational Physics" The Golden Jubilee celebration of Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, Nov., 1997.

Pradhan, N

From January 1997

EEG Signals: Characteristics and their Analysis using Wavelet Packets. Workshop on Wavelet Transform and applications. Madras Institute of Technology, Anna University, Jan 1997.

Pradhan, N. Chaotic Dynamics of Brain Functions. In the "Frontier Lectures in Physics: Chaos Complexity and Information", Meera Memorial Trust, Dhavanyaloka, Mysore. Feb., 1997

Pradhan, N. Nonlinear Dynamical Measures of Brain Activity, Scientific Paper at the Discussion Meeting on "Complexity Structure and Pattern formation", Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bangalore, May, 1997.

Pradhan

N. Higher-order Spectral Methods and Surrogate data tests in detecting nonlinearity in time series. Higher Workshop on Complex Systems (Chaos) at CSIR Center for mathematical Modelling and Computer Simulation, Bangalore, June 26-29, 1996

Pradhan, N., Sreenivasan, R. and Dwivedi, P. Are Biological Systems Deterministic? Workshop on Recent Developments in Chaotic Dynamics. Center for Nonlinear Dynamics, Bharathidhasan University, and Dec., 1996.

S., Lakshmana, M.K. and Pradhan, N

Phenobarbital in the anticonvulsant dose range does not impair learning and memory or alter AChE activity or monoamine levels. Pharmacol. Biochem. and Behav. 54 (3), 633-638.

Dwivedi

Dynamical approaches to the analysis EEG waveforms in epilepsy. Neurology India, 44 (4) 14

Pradhan, N. (1996) A new orientation to the therapeutics of psychiatric disorders. NIMHANS Journal, Vol. 14(4), 249-261 (invited article)

Sudha, S

and Pradhan, N. Changes in learning and memory after chronic phenobarbital administration. 42nd Annual Conference of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India, Dec 26-28, 1996, Cuttack.

Sreenivasan, R. Dwivedi, P. Pradhan, N. Dimensional Complexity Measures and Higher order spectra in characterizing nonlinearity in Electroencephalogram. International Conference on Dynamical systems. Indian Institute of Science, Jan. 1997, Bangalore.

M. Tech Biomedical Engineering

K. Ramesh Babu, Manipal Institute of Technology

Neural-network and Autoregressive methods for modeling and prediction of brain Signals. M. Tech Biomedical Engineering,
Candidate: K. Ramesh Babu, Manipal Institute of Technology (Mangalore University, 1995).

Adaptive nonlinear prediction of EEG signals.
Candidate: B. K. Sharat Chandra, M. Tech Biomedical Engineering, and Manipal Institute of Technology.

Non-linear prediction of EEG signals by local and global approximations.
Candidate: K. Sudarshan Upadhaya, M. Tech Biomedical Engineering, and Manipal Institute of Technology.

KL-Transform in Modelling and Prediction of Brain signal.
Candidate: R. Vidya, Department of Electrical Engineering, IISc. , Bangalore.


A Fractional Brownian Motion Model for Synthesis of Brain Signals:
Candidate H. M. Veena Kumari, M.Tech Biomedical Instrumentation, S. J. College of Engineering, University of Mysore.

Application of Optical sensing and Behavioral Measurement of locomotor activity in experimental animals:

Candidate: Kiran Kumar H. M. M.Tech Biomedical Instrumentation, S. J. College of Engineering, University of Mysore.

Candidates from Andhara, Tamilnadu, Keral, Karntaka join for advanced training in Complex System and Brain Dynamics to pursue Doctoral program in India and abroad.

Excluding the Msc, Btech students in Bioinformatics, the currently studentship MTech Bio-Engineering are on average 10-15 per year and candidates are from various parts of the country.

C. TEACHING AND PROJECT WORK BIOMEDICAL SYSTEMS, NEURALNETWORK, BIOLGICAL CONTROL SYSTEMS & DYNAMICS (B.E /B.Tech in Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Instrumentation/ Electronics and Computer Sciences - partial list)

Spectral Analysis of Brain Signals.
Candidates: L. B. Devendra Kumar, R. Venkateswaran and C. Indusekar (Bangalore University).

Computerized Analysis of Background and Evoked EEG activity based on DSP techniques.
Candidates: Mohammed Moosajee, Shabir Moosajee and Surekha Satyam (Bangalore University).

Automated detection and...

Bajapai, A. Chatterjee, S

An analysis of Markovian state transitions of inter rapid eye movement intervals: the interaction of serotonergic and cholinergic mechanisms in REM sleep. Sleep Research 1995; 24A

Sudha, S. and Pradhan, N

Stress-induced changes in regional monoamine metabolism and behavior in rats. Physiol. and Behav. Vol. 57 (6): 1061-1066.

S., Lakshmana, M.K. and Pradhan, N

Changes in learning and memory, acetylcholine esterase activity and monoamines in the brain after chronic carbamazepine administration in rats. Epilepsia. Vol. 36, 416-422.

Sudha, S., Lakshmana, M.K. and Pradhan, N. (1995). Chronic phenytoin induced impairment of learning and memory with associated changes in brain acetylcholine esterase activity and monoamine levels. Pharmacol. Biochem. Behav. Vol. 52 (1), 119-124.

Pradhan, N., Narayana Dutt, D., Sadasivan, P. K. and Ramesh, R.G. (1995) Estimation of attractor dimension of EEG using singular value decomposition. SADHANA 21 (2), 21-38.


Pradhan, N., Sadasivan, P. K., Chatterji, S. and Narayana Dutt, D. (1995) Patterns of attractor dimension of sleep EEG. Comp. Biol. Med., 25, 455-462.

Pradhan, N. and Narayana Dutt, D. (1995). A real time application of a PC based system for multichannel processing of brain signals. Australian J. Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine. (In press)

Pradhan, N. and Sadasivan, P. K. (1996). The nature of dominant Lyapunov exponent and attractor dimension curves of EEG in sleep. Compt. Biol. Med., 26 (5), 419-428.

Pradhan, N. and Sadasivan, P. K. (1996) Relevance of surrogate data testing in electroencephalogram analysis. Physical Review E, Vol. 53, 2684-2692. 1996.

Neuorodynamics of Meditational States

Mathematical modelling and simulation of chaotic behavior and synchronization in neuronal circuits" Funded by CSIR (1997)

Pradhan

N., Narayana Dutt, D. and Sadasivan, P. K. Use of attractor dimension estimates of EEG signals in evaluating the patterns of sleep. In National Symposium on Modern Trends in Electronics and Communication Systems. 1995, Vizag.

Pradhan, N., Narayana Dutt, D., Sadasivan, P. K and Satish, M. Analysis of the chaotic characteristics of sleep EEG patterns from dominant Lyapunov exponents. In Int. Conf. Biomed. Sig. Proc (IEEE EMBS), 1995, Delhi.

Pradhan, N. and Narayana Dutt, D. An analysis of dimensional complexity of brain electrical activity during meditation. In Int. Conf. Biomed. Sig. Proc (IEEE EMBS), 1995, New Delhi.

Kavitha

V., Narayana Dutt, D. and Pradhan, N. Nonlinear prediction of chaotic electrical activity of brain. In Int. Conf. Biomed. Sig. Proc (IEEE-EMBS), 1995, New Delhi.

Pradhan, N. and Chatterji, S. Chaotic dynamics of transitional processes of brain activity in sleep. In First Congress of Federation of Indian Physiological societies, p.111. , 1995, New Delhi.

Pradhan, N., Narayana Dutt, D., Sadasivan, P. K. and Ramesh, R. G. Estimation of attractor dimension of EEG using singular value decomposition. In Int. Conference on Signal Processing and Communication (SPCOM '95), IISc, Bangalore, 1995.

Chaterji, S. and Pradhan, N. Dimensional Complexity in premature extraction of sleep processes. World Federation of Sleep Research Society, Second International Congress, Nassan, Sept., 1995.

Bajpai

From September 1995

A. Chatterji, S. and Pradhan, N. An analysis of Markovian State transitions of inter rapid eye movement intervals. Interaction of serotonergic and cholinergic mechanism in REM sleep. World Federation of Sleep Research Society, Second International Congress, Nassan, Sept., 1995.

Pradhan, N. and Narayana Dutt

D. Fractal analysis of EEG signals in instances of drowsiness and seizure. In Proc. Intl. Conf. on Recent Advances in Bio-Medical Engineering, p.261. 1994, Hyderabad.

Pradhan, N. and Narayana Dutt, D. A PC-AT based instrumentation System for on-line monitoring and scoring of sleep records (polysomnography)

Pradhan, N. and Narayana Dutt, D. In Proc. National Symp. On Instrumentation, Tirupati, 1994.

Pradhan, N. and Narayana Dutt, D. Dimensional complexity of brain's electrical activity in different levels of consciousness. In Proc. National Conference on Yoga Therapy, p.59. , 1994, New Delhi.

Chatterji, S. and Pradhan, N. Chaotic Dynamics of resting Electroencephalogram of drug naïve schizophrenics. In The International Conference On Schizophrenia, 1994, Vancouver.

Pradhan, N., Chatterji, S. and Sadasivan, P. K. Chaotic Dynamics of sleep EEG in drug naive schizophrenics. In The International Conference On Schizophrenia, 1994, Vancouver.

Guest scientist lecture at ISRO Bangalore

Chaos and Brain

A model involving coupled nonlinear oscillators for chaotic dynamics of brain. Guest lecture and seminar C-MMACS (CSIR Center for Mathematical Modeling and Computer Simulation) Bangalore in April 1995.

Pradhan, N. Frontiers of research in Neurosciences and Psychiatry. Ispat General Hospital, Rourkela, Orissa, 1997.

Pradhan, N. " Stochastic resonance in Psychophysics of Perception." National seminar on applications of Nonlinear Phenomena", 1998, March, CUSAT, Cochin.

Pradhan, N. Dynamical changes in neurotransmitter receptor functions and emerging pharmacotherapy in psychiatric disorders, B.N.Das Oration Lecture, Indian Pharmacological Society Meeting at Cuttuck, April,1998.

Sudha

S., Lakshmana, M. K. and Pradhan, N. Dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker prevents most of the changes in the levels of monoamines and their metabolites induced by penicillin in the rat CNS. In Second Meeting of Asian Pacific Society for Neurochemistry, 1994, Hyderabad.

Sudha, S. and Pradhan, N. Chronic carbamazepine induced changes in learning and memory with associated changes in brain acetylcholine esterase activity and monoamines in the rat. In 40th Annual Conference of the Association of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India, 1994, Kolar.

Pradhan

N., Narayana Dutt, D. and Rangalakshmi, S. Computer analysis and display of EEG data using autoregressive method. Indian Science Congress-Computer Science Section, 1993, Goa.

In-charge Head of Institution

in last 3 years -approx. 50-60 days in a year)

Received Awards/Distinctions:
MBBS Gold Medalist (Udaya Chandra Memorial Gold Medal in Physiology and Biochemistry for distinctive proficiency for the year 1970. (Berhampur University).

ORATIONS:
Awarded Dr. Partha Rao Oration: Indian Psychiatric Society (Orissa Branch), Feb.1997

Awarded Dr. B. N. Das Memorial Oration, Indian Pharmacological Society, April 1998
Marfatia award Paper: (Using Methods developed decades back in the Lab)
J.P. John, S.Khanna, S. C.R.Mukundan, C.R, N.Pradhan, Reddy S. and M. Rangaswamy .Relationship between EEG alpha coherence and psychopathological dimensions of Schizophrenia. Received "Marfatia Award" of Indian Psychiatric Society in ANCIPS, Kolkatta, January 2002.
International Plenary Lecture:

Nagendra SN, Shetty KT, Subhash MN, Udaya HB, Pradhan N

Narayana Dutt, D., Pradhan, N. and Venkatesh, K. S

(1993). A real time eye movement artifact rejection of EEG signals using chi-square measure. Modeling Simulation and Control, C, AMSE press Vol. 29 (1). 22-34.

Narayana Dutt, D., Pradhan, N. and Venkatesh, K. S. (1993). A real time Computer Subtraction Method of reducing eye movement artifacts from EEG signals. Modeling Simulation and Control, C, AMSE Press Vol. 29 (3), 36-47.

Nagendra SN, Shetty KT, Subhash MN, Udaya HB, Pradhan N. (1993) Effect of disulfiram administration on brain tryptophan, serotonin and peripheral tryptophan content.Neurochem Int. 1993 Jan;22(1):31-6.

Sudha, S. and Pradhan, N. (1993). Behavioral consequences of predictable vs. unpredictable shocks in rats. Physiol. and Behav. Vol. 54, 243-247.

The Digital Processing of Brain Signals. ECE Dept

S. and Pradhan

N. Modulation of Neurotoxicity of p-chloramphetamine by p-chlorphenylalanine and reserpine. In 39th Annual Conference of Association of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India, 1993, Trivandrum.

Pradhan, N, and Narayana Dutt, D. Fractal dimensions approach for computer analysis of changing waveforms. In Discussion meeting on recent advances in Signal processing and Communications. IISc. , Jan. 1993, Bangalore.

Member of Governing Body of NIMHANS

Prior to NIMHANS Deemed University

- Under the Chairmanship of Honorable Former Union Health Minister Shri M.L.Fotedar - in 1992)

• Member of Board of Management of NIMHANS: Three Terms
(as Additional Professor, Professor and later as Dean of Faculty)

Chairman in " National Workshop on Recent Developments in Chaotic Dynamics" DST Center for Nonlinear Dynamics

Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Advanced Research, Indian Institute

of Science, Bangalore, 1992.

Chairman in " National Workshop on Recent Developments in Chaotic Dynamics" DST Center for Nonlinear Dynamics, Bharathidasan University, Trichy.

N. Pradhan

D. Narayana Dutt and S. Moosajee, 'Real Time System for Multichannel Compressed Spectral Array Analysis of EEG Signals,' Modelling, Simulation and Control, C, Vol. 157, p-1, 1992.

Pradhan, N., Narayana Dutt, D. and Moosajee, M. (1993) Use of microcomputer based system for real time contingent negative variation potential in brain, Journal of Instrument Society of India, Vol. 22, 132-138.

Sudha, S. and Pradhan, N. (1993). Modulation of Neurotoxicity of p-chloramphetamine by p-chlorphenylalanine and reserpine. Ind. J. Physiol. and Pharmacol. Vol. 37 (5), 72.

Pradhan, N. and Narayana Dutt, D.(1994) Chaotic modeling of EEG waveforms-A study Modeling Simulation and Control (Data and Systems, C, AMSE press Vol. 30 (1), 1-12.

Sudha, S. and Pradhan, N.(1994). Chronic Carbamazepine induced changes in learning and memory with associated changes in brain acetylcholine esterase activity and monoamines in the rat. Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, Vol. 8 (5), 56.

Sudha, S., Lakshmana, M.K. and Pradhan, N. (1994) Dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker prevents most of the changes in the levels of monoamines and their metabolites induced by penicillin in the rat CNS. Journal of Neurochemistry. 1994; 63 (Suppl. 2): S18A.


Pradhan, N. and Narayana Dutt, D. (1994). Data compression by linear prediction for storage and transmission of EEG signals. International Journal of Bio-Medical Computing. Vol. 35, 207-217.

Pradhan, N., Narayana Dutt, D. and Rangalakshmi, S. (1994) Autoregressive spectral array for display of EEG data. Comp. Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, Vol. 45, 187-194.

Pradhan, N. and Narayana Dutt, D. (1994). Fractal analysis of EEG signals in instances of drowsiness and seizure. Proc. Intl. Conf. on Recent Advances in Bio-Medical Engineering, Hyderabad, 1994, p.261.

Pradhan, N. and Narayana Dutt, D. (1994). Dimensional complexity of brain's electrical activity in different levels of...

Physiology of Visual

Feature extraction by visual cortex. Dept. of Electrical Engg. , IISc, Bangalore. 1992

Network and connections involved in visual perception. Dept. of Electrical Engg. , IISc, Bangalore.1992

Sudha, S

and Pradhan, N. Changes in locomotion and defecation following inescapable foot-shock. In 38th Annual Conference of Association of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India, 1992, Delhi.

Pradhan, N

Delhi.

Pradhan, N, and Narayana Dutt, D. Chaotic modeling of EEG waveforms - a study. In Int. Conf. on Signal and Systems, 1992, Calcutta.

In Proc. Discussion Meeting on Development of Scientific Data Bases in India

Pradhan, N. and Narayana Dutt

D. Compression and presentation of EEG data using linear prediction method. In Proc. Discussion Meeting on Development of Scientific Data Bases in India, 1992, Bangalore.

Parvathi, G. and Pradhan

Parvathi, G. and Pradhan, N. A preliminary Investigation into electrically induced sleep in insomniacs. In "Sleep and Wakefulness ". Int. Conf. on Sleep and Wakefulness, 1992, AIIMS, New Delhi.

Pradhan, N. and Chatterjee, S. Nonlinear dynamics of sleep EEG" In International Satellite Symposium on Sleep and Wakefulness. Institute of Neurology, 1992, Madras.

Chatterji

S., Jain, S., Gangadhar, B. N., Janakiramaiah, N., Reddy, J., Pradhan, N. and Subakrishna, D. K. CSF Amines in untreated schizophrenics. In Ann. Conf. of the Indian Psychiatric Society, 1992, Delhi.

Pradhan, N. and Narayana Dutt, D. Modeling and simulation of EEG time series data using linear and nonlinear methods. In Proc. IMACS Intl. Symp. On Mathematical Modeling and Scientific Computing, p.82, 1992, Bangalore.

Chairman

Pain, Neuropharmacology

Chairman for the scientific session on 'Pain, Neuropharmacology and transplantation.' 37th Annual Conference of Association of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India. Bangalore, 1991.

Chairman for the Panel "Seminar on Perception", Vivekananda Kendra Yoga Research Foundation, Nov. 1991, Bangalore.

Guest participant of Indo-US Symposium on Current Status of Receptors. Sept. 1991 CDRI, Lucknow.

Pradhan

Calicut.

Pradhan, N., Harihar, C. and Das, P. The distribution in plasma homovanillic acid (pHVA) levels in schizophreniform disorder and schizophrenia. In 43rd Annual Conf. IPS, 1991, Calicut.

Andrade, C. and Pradhan, N

Calicut.

Pradhan, N. and Narayana Dutt, D. Improved measurement of brain stem auditory evoked response using digital processing techniques. In Nat. Symp. On AI and Network in Instrumentation, BARC, 1991, Bombay.

Pradhan, N. and Narayana Dutt, D. An application of fractal dimension to the analysis of electroencephalogram in meditation. In Int. Conf. Frontiers in Yoga Research and Applications, 1991, Bangalore.

Nagendra, S. N

Shetty, T. K, Subash, M. N., Udaya, H. B. and Pradhan, N. Effects of disulfiram administration on brain tryptophan, serotonin and peripheral tryptophan content. In 37th Annual Conference of Association of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India, 1991, Bangalore.


Pradhan, N. Down regulation of Dopamine autoreceptors by chronic haloperidol treatment in rats. In 37th Annual Conference of Association of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India, 1991, Bangalore.

Visual Evoked Potential

DEBEL

Applications of Nonlinear dynamics to Brain functions (Departmental Project).


EXTERNALLY FUNDED PROJECTS:
The automatic sleep scoring and staging and the effect of Electrosleep on the normal sleep architecture. A Defense Project sponsored by DEBEL, 1990.

The Nonlinear dynamics of transitional processes of brain electrical activity using sleep data. Funded by DBT, Govt. of India, (Project completed in 1997)

N.Pradhan Pharmacological

N.Pradhan Pharmacological probes in understanding receptor functions. In the 3rd Course in Neurobiology, sponsored by Department of Science and Technology, NIMHANS, Bangalore, India. (1990).

N.Pradhan Biochemical

N.Pradhan Schizophrenia

N.Pradhan Digital Processing of Brain Signals. Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Communication. IISc., Bangalore.

Andrade

C., Gangadhar, B. N. and Pradhan, N. Serial Electroconvulsive Shocks: Acute and sustained effects on alpha-2 adrenergic receptors. In Proc.42nd IPS, 1990, Chandigarh.

Andrade, C., Gangadhar, B. N. and Pradhan, N. Subjective side effects of electroconvulsive therapy in endogenous depression. In Proc. 42nd IPS, 1990, Chandigarh.

Andrade, C., Gangadhar, B. N. and Pradhan, N. Clinical identification of endogenous depressives who respond to electroconvulsive therapy. In Proc.42nd IPS, 1990, Chandigarh.

Andrade, C., and Gangadhar, B. N. and Pradhan, N. Dopamine receptor effects of a single electroconvulsive shock. In Proc. 42nd IPS, 1990, Chandigarh.

Pradhan

N., Narayana Dutt, D. and Moosajee, M. Real-time pre and post stimulus acquisition system for the determination of CNV. In Proc. Natl. Conf. on Real-time Systems, 1990, Indore.

Pradhan, N. and Narayana Dutt, D. A real time Microcomputer based system for analysis of Brain Signals. In National Conference on Real Time System, 1990, Indore.

Narayana Dutt

D., Pradhan, N. and Venkatesh, K. A Real time Computer Subtraction Method of reducing eye movement artifacts from EEG signals. In Int. Conf. on Signals and System, 1990, Tirupati.

Narayana Dutt, D., Pradhan, N. and Venkatesh, K. A Real time eye movement artifact rejection of EEG signals using chi-square measure. In Int. Conf. Signal and Systems, 1990, Tirupati.

Pradhan, N., Narayana Dutt, D. and Satyam, S. A computer analysis of EEG signals using a mimetic based frequency domain technique, In Indian Computing Congress, 1990, Hyderabad.

Pradhan, N., Narayana Dutt, D. and Shabir, M. A real time system for multi-channel compressed spectral array of EEG signals. In Int. Conf. Signal and Systems, 1990, Hengzhou, China.

Srinivasan, A.S., Andrade

Biphasic effect of apomorphine on rodent motility. Ind. J. Physiol. Pharmacol. , Vol. 33, 132-133.

Andrade, C., Gangadhar, B. N

Clinical characteristics of endogenous depressives who respond to ECT. NIMHANS Journal. , Vol. 7, 119-122.

Pradhan, N., Moro, S. and Srinivasan, A.S

Effect of chronic imipramine and haloperidol treatment on apomorphine induced motility in rats. Drug. Dev. Res., Vol. 18, 113-119.

Pradhan, N., Arunasmitha, S. and Krishnan, U (1989) A study of MPTP induced Parkinsonism in Bonnet Monkeys (Macaca radiata). Pharmacopsychoecologia. , Vol. 2: 31-36.

Gangadhar, B. N

Dopaminergic effects of repeated electroconvulsive shock. Convulsive Therapy. , Vol. 5, 157-161

Andrade, C., Gangadhar, B. N. , Meena, V., Channabasavanna, S. M. and Pradhan, N.(1989) Initial response to ECT as a predictor of outcome in endogenous depression. Ind. J. Psychiat. , Vol. 31, 293-295.

Andrade, C. and Pradhan, N. (1990) Lithium therapy and prophylaxis. J. Clin. Psychiat. , Vol. 51, 37.

Andrade, C., Srinivasan, A.S. and Pradhan, N. (1990) Apomorphine induced delayed potentiation of dopamine post-synaptic receptor response. NIMHANS Journal, Vol. 8, 53-55.

Andrade, C. and Pradhan, N. (1990) Tardive dyskinesia: A potential neurochemical animal model. Ind. J. Psychiat. , Vol. 32 (3) 273-275.

Pradhan, N. and Srinivasan, A.S. (1990) Changes in the sensitivity of dopamine receptors to chronic treatment with imipramine and haloperidol. Ind. J. Med. Res., Vol. 92, 293-297.

Pradhan, N., Srinivasan, A.S. and Udaya, H.B., (1990) Behavioral and neurochemical differences in an inbred strain of rats. Physiol. and Behav. , Vol. 47, 705-708.

Pradhan, N. and Narayana Dutt, D. (1990) A real-time minicomputer based system for analysis of brain signals. Proc. Natl. Conf. On Real-time Systems, Indore, p.111.

Pradhan, N

and Srinivasan, A.S. (1990) Effect of chronic imipramine and haloperidol on the dopamine autoreceptors. Pharmacopsychoecologia. , Vol. 3: 89-95.

Andrade, C. Gangadhar, B. N. , Meena, M. and Pradhan, N. (1990) Dopamine post-synaptic receptor effects of restricted schedules of electroconvulsive shock. Ind. J. Psychiat. Vol. 32, 297-301.

Pradhan, N. and Srinivasan, A.S. (1991) Correlations of motility, defecatory behavior and striatal dopaminergic activity in rats. Physiol. and Behav. Vol. 50: (1) 135-138.

Andrade, C. and Pradhan, N. (1991) Alpha-2 adrenergic effects of repeated electroconvulsive shocks. Ind. J. Psychiat. , Vol. 33 (2), 140-142.

Pradhan, N., Narayana Dutt, D. and Shabir, M. (1991) A real time system for multi channel compressed spectral array of EEG signals. Modeling Simulation and Control (C) Vol. 27: (2) 1-12.

N.Pradhan Effect

of chronic haloperidol on the presynaptic dopaminergic function. International symposium on "Biological Psychiatry -An Update", JIPMER, Pondicherry, India (1989).

Jain, S

and Pradhan, N. Neonatal neurotoxicity in rodents exposed to high potential neuroleptics. In International Symposium on Neurotoxicity and Brain Damage, NIMHANS, 1989, Bangalore.

Harihar

C., Das, P., Andrade, C. and Pradhan, N. Schizophreniform disorder: severity and outcome as functions of plasma homovanillic acid levels. In 41st Annual Conference of the Indian Psychiatric Society, 1989, Cuttack.

Unnikrishna

K., Chandy, J., Srinivasan, A. and Pradhan, N. A study of MPTP induced Parkinsonism in Macaca Radiata monkeys, In Proc. Neurological Society, India, 1989, Chandigarh.

Chairman of International Symposium

Biological Psychiatry

From November 1989

Pradhan

Bangalore.

Andrade

Clinical prediction of rate of response of endogenous depression to electroconvulsive therapy. Ind. J. Psychiat. , Vol. 30, 381-387.

Andrade, C., Gangadhar, B. N. , Channabasavanna, S. M. and Pradhan, N. (1988) Does ECT stimulus wave-form influence rate of response in endogenous depression? NIMHANS Journal, Vol. 6, 121-126.

Andrade, C., Gangadhar, B. N. , Subakrishna, D.K., Channabasavanna, S. M. and Pradhan, N. (1988) A double-blind comparison of sinusoidal wave and brief-pulse electroconvulsive therapy in endogenous depression. Convulsive Therapy. Vol. 4, 297-305.

NIMHANS Project

Limbic function dysfunction in schizophrenia (NIMHANS Project 1988-1992).

Chairman

Biological Psychiatry Program of C.M.E., IPS

B. N

Calcutta.

N.Pradhan Some

techniques of biochemical analyses incorporating neurochemical and neuroendocrine theories of psychoses. Indian Psychiatric Society, Conf. Calcutta, India (1987).

Jain, S

Calcutta.

Sukumaran, S. and Pradhan

N. Potentiation of low dose apomorphine locomotor inhibition by chronic imipramine administration. In VI Proc. Ind. Acad. Neurosci. , P.51, 1987, Hyderabad.

Additional Professor and Head

Psychopharmacology

NIMHANS, Bangalore

Chairman of Biological Aspects of Tolerance and Dependence

NIMHANS

Pradhan

Jaipur.

Pradhan, N. Biochemistry of depressive disorders. In Proc. Int. Symp. Biol. Psychiat. , IPS, 1986, Jaipur.

Jain, S

in rats. In 38th Proc. IPS, 1986, Jaipur.

N.Pradhan Catastrophic

modeling of conflict behavior in the generation of anxiety and the psychobiological substrates of its manifestations incorporating the treatment of anxiety states. Invited paper presented in the Int. Symp. Biological Psychiatry, Jaipur, India (1986).

N.Pradhan Biochemistry of Depressive

N.Pradhan Ethical

NIH

Bethesda, U.S.A.

Development computerized methods for assessment of cognitive functions in schizophrenia

Training in Radiation Safety

NIH Radiation Safety Course, NIH, Bethesda, U.S.A.


Technical and Research Innovations:
Standardization of intracellular measurement of cations in erythrocytes. The technique is now extensively used in many research projects.

Development of behavioral models of motility to study the functions of presynaptic and postsynaptic dopaminergic activity by low dose and high dose apomorphine challenge.

Behavioral model for evaluation of alpha-2 adrenoreceptors functions of by clonidine challenge.

Development of neurochemical model to investigate the presynaptic dopaminergic function by NSD-GBL treatment with apomorphine challenges and measurement of presynaptic DOPA accumulation.

Developments of signal processing methods for EEG analyses (continuous power spectrum), polysomnography, EP and CNV and a FFT based mimetic techniques for EEG report generation.

Implementation of IIR and FIR Digital Filters for EEG, EP, P300, CNV and EMG applications automated methods for EOG analyses.

Establishment of the role of Dopamine in mediating de-novo emotionality in rats

Development computerized methods for assessment of cognitive functions in schizophrenia.

Development of computational methods for biomedical signal processing and modeling of EKG signals.

Development of methods for mathematical modeling and Simulation of EEG, EMG, and ERP processes.

Development of Computational methods for evaluation on Nonlinear Dynamical invariant measures for biomedical signals (EEG and EKG).

Development of analytical tools for neural network and wavelet analysis and higher-order spectrum.

Manual Design and Implementation of LINUX Supercomputer Cluster 2009.

S. M

Amphetamines in negative symptoms of schizophrenia. Am. J. Psychiat. , Vol. 26, 93-94.

Mohan, K. S., Gangadhar, B. N., Pradhan, N. and Channabasavanna, S. M. (1984) Catatonia associated with uremic encephalopathy. Ind. J. Psychiat. , Vol. 26, 93-94.

Pradhan, N

with a microcomputer for improved measurement of brain stress auditory evoked response, Journal of Instrument Society of India. Vol. 22, 84-90.

Associate Professor and Head

Psychopharmacology

Bangalore

Academic Administrative Responsibility

(Established a New Department of Psychopharmacology for Enhancement in the Quality Patient Care through Research. It is of proven International Standard in core Systems Behavioral Brain Sciences.)

• Member / Chairman More than 25 years
PhD Committees
Behavioral and Behavioral Sciences

• Member of Board of studies: More than 20 years

• Member of Academic Council: More than 20 years

S. M

409-413.

Mohan, K. S., Gangadhar, B. N., Pradhan, N. and Channabasavanna, S. M. (1986) The descriptions of malignant neuroleptic syndrome. NIMHANS Journal, Vol. 3 (2), 109-113.

Pradhan, N. (1986) Psychobiology of anxiety states. Ind. J. Psychiat. , Vol. 28 (2), 127-133.

Gangadhar, B. N., Pradhan, N. and Mayanil, C. S. K. (1987) Dopamine autoreceptor down regulation following repeated electroconvulsive shocks. Ind. J. Med. Res., Vol. 86, 787-791.

Mathematical

models and non linear thermodynamically interpretations of the General system theory for stability and morphogenesis of systems: An approach to family structure and evolution; Invited paper in Proc. Nat. Workshop, Family Therapy, NIMHANS, Bangalore (1983).

Subramaniyam, Y., Channabasavanna, S. M

Gilles de la Tourette syndrome. IJMA, Vol. 80 (1), 17-19.

Pradhan, N

Relationship between extracellular and intracellular cations in lithium prophylaxis. Ind. J. Psychiat. , Vol. 25 (1), 34-39.

S. M

Subclinical psychological deterioration - a type of alcoholic dementia. Ind. J. Psychiat. , Vol. 25 (3), 243-245.

Pradhan

A bi-compartmental model system for lithium kinetics in mania. Ind. J. Psychiat. , Vol. 14 (1), 31-38.

Goswami

Idiopathic torsion dystonia in the first-degree relatives with schizophrenia. Ind. J. Psychiat. , Vol. 24 (1), 92-94.

Kanchan

Abnormal sleep stage patterns in depressive illness. Ind. J. Physiol. Pharmacol. Vol. 26 (5), 4.

Desai, N., Gangadhar, B. N

Assistant Professor Psychiatry

NIMHANS

Bangalore

Pandey

Central anti-cholinergic Syndrome. Ind. J. Psychiat. , Vol. 23 (2), 186-188.

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR)

held at the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), Goa.

IBRO Training Course on New Techniques in Neurosciences with special reference to Neurophysiology of Higher Nervous activities. 1981, NIMHANS, Bangalore.

Pradhan

Vizag.

Lecturer in Psychiatry

NIMHANS

Bangalore

Subash

Vizag.

Pradhan

N., Channabasavanna, S. M., Dwarakanath, B. and Talekar, S. V. Lithium Kinetics and Dosage Schedule. In Proc. Mathematics for Life and Social Sciences, Mat. Sci. Inst. Pub., 1977, Madras.

List of Research Publications

Fick's diffusion model for kinetics of lithium. Int. Res. Com. (IRCS) J. Med. Sci., Vol. 5. 273.

Pradhan, N. (1977) Validity to the use of erythrocytes as an experimental model system to the study of bipolar affective disorder. M.D. Thesis submitted to Bangalore University.

Pradhan, N., Channabasavanna, S. M. Dwarakanath, B. and Talekar, S.V. (1977) Lithium kinetics and Dosage schedule. In: "Mathematics for Life and Social Sciences". Mat. Sci. Inst. Pub. Madras, 35-42.

Training in Biochemical Methods

Residency in Psychiatry

NIMHANS

Bangalore

NIMHANS

Bangalore.

MSc /B.Tech Biotech

Bioinformatics

20 14 9 25
B.E Medical Electronics 16 16 18 25
M. Pharma 3 3 1 -
M.Tech 4 2 6 9


Memberships to Professional Bodies/Associations:
Life Fellow of Indian Psychiatric Society.
Life member, Indian Pharmacological Society.
Life member of Indian Academy of Social Sciences.
Life member of Association of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India.
Life member of Indian Complex Systems Society.
Member of Neuropharmacology group of the Dept. of Biotechnology of the Ministry of Science and Technology.
Member of International Biometric Society
Professional Training:

Pradhan, N

(1991) Down regulation of Dopamine autoreceptors by chronic haloperidol treatment in rats. Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, Vol. 35 (5) Suppl. 70-71.

Nagendra, S. N., Shetty, T. K., Subash, M. N., Udaya, H. B. and Pradhan, N (1991). Effects of disulfiram administration on brain tryptophan, serotonin and peripheral tryptophan content. Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, Vol. 35(5) Suppl. 71.

Pradhan, N. and Narayana Dutt, D. (1992) Modeling and simulation of EEG time series data using linear and nonlinear methods, Proc. IMACS Intl. Symp. On Mathematical Modeling and Scientific Computing, Bangalore, p.82.

Pradhan, N., Harihar, C., Das, P. and Andrade, C. (1992) Heterogeneity in plasma homovanillic acid levels in schizophreniform disorder. Ind. J. Psychiatry, Vol. 34, 128-132.

Sudha, S. and Pradhan, N. (1992) Changes in locomotion and defecation following inescapable foot-shock. Ind. J. Physiol. and Pharmacol. Vol. 36. No.5, 30.

Pradhan, N. (1992) Fractals of changing patterns in EEG. Ind. J. Physiol. and Pharmacol. Vol. 36. No.5 p-52.

Pradhan, N., Narayana Dutt, D. and Satyam, S. (1993). A mimetic-based frequency domain technique for automatic generation of EEG reports. Computers in Biology and Medicine, Vol. 23, 15-24.

Pradhan, N. and Narayana Dutt, D. (1993). Use of running fractal dimension for the analysis of changing patterns in electroencephalogram. Compt. Biol. Med., Vol. 23, 381-390.

Pradhan, N. and Narayana Dutt, D.(1993). A nonlinear perspective in understanding the Neorodynamics of EEG, Comput. Biol. Med., Vol. 23, No.6, 425-442

Pradhan, N

New Delhi, p 68-83.

Pradhan, N., Narayana Dutt, D., Sadasivan, P. K. and Ramesh, R.G. (1995) Estimation of attractor dimension of EEG using singular value decomposition. In: Makur, A. and Reddy, V. U. (Eds.) Recent advances in Signal Processing and Communications: SPCOM-95, Tata McGgraw Hill, pp.163-167.

Pradhan, N. Nonlinear dynamics of brain activity in different behavioral states, To be published by NAROSA, New Delhi. Editted by V.B.Sherorey et al (PRL, Ahemedabad)

Pradhan, N. Nonlinearity and Higher order spectra in EEG analysis. International Conference on "Nonlinear Dynamics and Brain functioning", To be Published by NOVA Publications, New York.

Professor

Medical Discipline at NIMHANS

Bangalore

* Total Experience 30 Years as PG Teacher: 32 Years in the Profession of Mental Health - Psychiatry

Projects

Nonlinear Dynamics and Brain Functioning

EEG and MEG processing in Health and Diseaes Conditions.

Qualifications & Certifications

College and University

Psychiatry

National Institute of Mental Health

Medicine

M. K. C. G. Medical College

Neurosciences

Bangalore Univ

Physiology and Biochemistry

Berhampur Univ

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