Cognitive Neurology

Broad objective and mission

The Cognitive Neurology subsection of the Indian Academy of Neurology aims to bring together professionals interested in cognitive and behavioural disorders from across India.

The broad objective of the Cognitive Neurology subsection is to promote knowledge, awareness, and understanding of cognitive disorders and to facilitate exchange of ideas among professionals interested in the field.


A teaching course in Cognitive Neurology will be held once a year in association with WFN Research Group in Aphasia and Cognitive Disorders. Two such courses have been held in 2010 in Hyderabad, 2011 in Kolkata and the third will be held in 2013 in Bangalore.

 A website will be set up to contain relevant latest published literature in cognitive neurology, a repository of cognitive tests validated for use in the Indian context, and teaching modules for students


 All life members and associate members of IAN. Membership can be obtained by sending a draft of Rs. 1000/- to Treasurer IAN along with a request letter to the convener


 The members of the subsection of Cognitive Neurology will be able to: 

Update onself on latest diagnostic and management strategies in cognitive disorders
Access teaching modules with video demonstrations to develop a systematic clinical approach to diagnosis of cognitive disorders
Participate and contribute to discussions and exchange ideas in the area of cognitive neurology
Be a part of a nationwide network that will try to harmonise research and improve  practice of cognitive neurology

Chairperson: Dr. Amitabh Varma

Convener: Dr. Atanu Biswas

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If you are interested to become a member of this subsection please pay Rs. 1000 as membership fee. You may pay by using yours debit/credit card. Please click here to proceed.

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