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Dr Tina Damodar

India alliance (Wellcome Trust/ DBT) Clinical & Public Health Fellow, Department of Neurovirology, National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, India

Dr Tina Damodar is a Wellcome Trust/ DBT- Clinical & Public Health Fellow at National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore in Southern India.

After completion of MBBS in 2010, she pursued advanced training in Clinical Microbiology and subsequently served as a registrar in the Department of Neurovirology at NIMHANS. She was awarded the Wellcome DBT fellowship, aimed at developing a clinical algorithm for diagnosing various causes of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in children. She also received the International Seed funding from Encephalitis International to investigate host mRNA signatures in children with scrub typhus meningoencephalitis.

Her research goals are focused on streamlining and simplifying the diagnosis of brain infections, with a specific emphasis on those associated with AES in India.

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