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Dr.Arvind Natarajan

Professor & Head

Academic Qualifications: MBBS, MD

SL NO Degree Specialization Institute Year of passing
1 MBBS - Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College (JJMMC) Davangere -
2 MD Microbiology Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal University. -


  • Total Experience- 17 years
    • Residency Program: Department of Neuromicrobiology, NIMHANS, Bangalore
    • Faculty: Indira Gandhi College and Research institute (Government) Puducherry.
    • Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Tamaka Kolar


  • Diagnosis of Central Nervous System infections
  • Tuberculosis
  • Acute Febrile illness
  • Opportunistic infections

Awards and Achievements :

  • Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences
  • State Surveillance Team member to monitor HIV Sentinnel Surveillance
  • Corona Warrior Honour in recognition of outstanding dedication against COVID-19
  • Record of Achievements in the WHO health emergencies Open course programmes
  • Guide: PhD students, PG students, MBBS students in the ICMR -STS projects.


  • Over 20 publications
  • Presentations and book chapters

Extra mural Research Projects

  • SERB funded project in collaboration with Indian Institute of Sciences and Molecular care health solutions
  • NIH and University of Liver pool funded project in collaboration with NIMHANS