Dr. Sruthi S. Nair
Associate Professor
Phone :
+91-471-2524634

DM Neurology; Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram; 2014

MD General Medicine; University of Kerala; 2009

MBBS; University of Kerala; 2005

Associate Professor; Department of Neurology, SCTIMST; May 2018 onwards

Assistant Professor; Department of Neurology, SCTIMST; May 2015 to May 2018

Assistant Professor Adhoc; Department of Neurology, SCTIMST; August to December 2014

Senior Resident; Department of Medicine, Medical College, Trivandrum; September 2009 to September 2010

First Rank holder and Gold medalist in MBBS in University of Kerala, 2004.

Gold Medal in competitive examinations for Surgery and Pediatrics, 2004.

Fellowship Scholarship from the North American Chapter of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology (IFCN) to attend the 66th Annual American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas, October 2019

Young Neurologist Award at 9th World Stroke Congress, Istanbul, 2014 for poster on ' Hyperglycemia control and outcome in acute ischemic stroke.'

Best platform presentation award in Econ 2014, Kolkota for the paper on 'Metabolic syndrome and coronary artery disease in epilepsy'

Best poster presentation in Myocon 2014, Chennai for poster on 'Clinical profile of sarcoglycanopathies in a tertiary care centre.'

Malathi Amma Memorial award for best outgoing in Pharmacology and Physiology, 2001.

Neuromuscular disorders

Multiple sclerosis and related disorders

Neurophsyiology (Electromyography/ single fibre electromyography/nerve conduction studies)

Neurourology and autonomic nervous system

In-charge Neuromuscular and Multiple Sclerosis Divisions

Post Doctoral Fellowship Programme in Neuromuscular Disorders

Research in multiple sclerosis, genetic neuromuscular disorders, Guillain Barre syndrome, single fibre electromyography, motor unit number studies

Resident training in clinical neurology and electromyography

Indian Academy of Neurology - Life membership

Peripheral Nerve Society - Annual membership

Treat NMD neuromuscular network - Life membership

American Academy of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine ??? Annual membership

Kerala Association of Neurologists - Life member

Kairaly Neurosciences Society - Life member

Indian Multiple Sclerosis and Allied Demyelinating Disorders Registry and Research Network, funded by ICMR - pending IEC approval

Phenotypic and electrophysiological patterns and clinical course of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Structural and functional imaging correlates of cognitive dysfunction in relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis funded by CSRI, DST, Government of India

Pregnancy in myasthenia gravis

Voluntary and stimulation single fibre EMG in controls and myasthenia gravis

Participated in the Summer School of Myology, Paris July 2017, an eight-day course in myology and neuropathies

Exposure to advanced EMG techniques in Tokyo Super EMG Hands On workshop, Tokyo, June 2015

Biostatistics training: attended workshops in ???Analyzing medical and health data using R??? in Trivandrum and NIH funded ???Workshop in biostatistics??? in Lucknow

Workshop Convener of Super EMG India 2020

Organizer of Multiple Sclerosis patient outreach programmes 2018 and 2019

Organizer of Standard of care in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: Parent outreach programme, August 2019

Neuromuscular Division

Multiple Sclerosis Division

Poster: Phenotypic patterns of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a single centre study from South India. Nair SS, Sayyed JV, Nair M. American Academy of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, USA, on 16 - 19 October, 2019.

E-poster: Neuropsychological profile of relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis in Kerala, India, and correlation with lesion load. Nair SS, Bava E, Jayakumari D, Ajayaghosh P, Menon RN, Nair M, Kesavadas C. 35th Congress of European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis, Stockholm, 11-13 September 2019.

Platform: Electroclinical profile of Charcot Marie Tooth disease and correlation with nerve biopsy. Nair SS, Sundaram S, Vineetha VS, Nair MD. 44th British Pediatric Neurology Association Annual Scientific Meeting, London, 3rd January 2018

Platform: Surface stimulation single fibre electromyography of frontalis. Nair SS, Vineetha VS, Jisahd KT, Nair MD. 6th Asian Oceanian Congress of Neurophysiology 2017, Bengaluru.

Poster: Hyperglycemia control and outcome in acute ischemic stroke. Nair SS, Lipska K, Sreedharan SE, Sylaja PN. 9th World Stroke Congress, Istanbul, 2014.

Bhatia R, Srivastava MVP, Khurana D, Pandit L, Mathew T, Gupta S, Netravathi M, Nair SS, Singh G, Singhal BS. Consensus Statement On Immune Modulation in Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Expert Group on Behalf of the Indian Academy of Neurology. Ann Indian Acad Neurol. 2020 Apr;23(Suppl 1):S5-S14.

Nair SS, Harikrishnan S, Sarma PS, Thomas SV. Metabolic syndrome in young adults with epilepsy. Seizure 2016;37:61-4.

Wadwekar V, Nair SS, Tandon V, Kuruvilla A, Nair M. Congenital myasthenic syndrome: Ten years clinical experience from a quaternary care south-Indian hospital. J Clin Neurosci. 2-019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2019.11.030

Sundaram S, Nair SS, Jaganmohan D, Unnikrishnan G, Nair M. Relapsing lumbosacral myeloradiculitis: An unusual presentation of MOG antibody disease. Mult Scler. 2019 1:1352458519840747. doi: 10.1177/1352458519840747.

Wadwekar V, Pillai RR, Sesh S, Nair SS, Nair MD. Pregnancy-associated respiratory failure in MuSK-congenital myasthenic syndrome. Muscle Nerve 2019;59(4):E24-E26.

Neelima R, Krishnakumar K, Nair MD, Kesavadas C, Hingwala DR, Radhakrishnan VV, Nair SS. Tumefactive demyelinating lesions: A clinicopathological correlative study. Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology 2012;55:496-500

Sylaja PN, Srivastava MVP, Shah S, Bhatia R, Khurana D, Sharma A, Pandian JD, Kalia K, Sarmah D, Nair SS, Yavagal DR, Bhattacharya P. The SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 pandemic and challenges in stroke care in India. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2020 May 12:10.1111/nyas.14379. doi: 10.1111/nyas.14379.

Karunakaran S, Menon RN, Nair SS, Santhakumar S, Nair M, Sundaram S. Clinical and Genetic Profile of Autism Spectrum Disorder-Epilepsy (ASD-E) Phenotype: Two Sides of the Same Coin! Clin EEG Neurosci. 2020 Nov;51(6):390-398. doi: 10.1177/1550059420909673

Nambiar PN, Kumar S S, Menon R, Nair SS, Madhavilatha GK, Sundaram S. Horizontal gaze palsy and progressive scoliosis-a tale of two siblings with ROBO3 mutation. Ophthalmic Genet. 2020 Feb;41(1):99-100. doi: 10.1080/13816810.2020.1727537

Vinayagamani S, Nair SS, Sundaram S. Teaching Neuroimages: Hypomyelinating leukodystrophy with generalized dystonia. Neurology. 2020;94(3):e335-e336.

Vedartham V, Sundaram S, Nair SS, Ganapathy A, Mannan A, Menon R. Homozygous sequestosome 1 (SQSTM1) mutation: a rare cause for childhood-onset progressive cerebellar ataxia with vertical gaze palsy. Ophthalmic Genet. 2019;40:376-9.

Raina A, Nair SS, Nagesh C, Thomas B, Nair M, Sundaram S. Electroneurography and advanced neuroimaging profile in pediatric-onset metachromatic leukodystrophy. 2019. Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences.2019;14(2):70-5.

Vysakha KV, Poyuran R, Nair SS, Nair M. An unusual presentation of scleromyxedema as inflammatory myopathy. Acta Myologica. 2019; 38 (1):13

Menon D, Nair SS, Thomas B, Krishnakumar K, Nair M. Clinico-radiological correlation and surgical outcome of idiopathic spinal cord herniation: A single centre retrospective case series. The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 2019. DOI: 10.1080/10790268.2019.1579986.

Sruthi SN, Sylaja PN. Initial stroke severity and stroke outcome ??? the inseparable link. Neurol India 2017;65:1260-1.

Nair SS, Sylaja PN, Sapna ES, Sarma PS. Maintenance of normoglycemia may improve outcome in acute ischemic stroke. Ann Indian Acad Neurol. 2017;20:122-6.

Menon D, Nair SS, Kuruvilla A, Nair MD. Ophthalmoplegia in young onset amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: A case report and review of literature. Curr Neurobiol 2017; 8: 14-19

Nair SS, Arathy JS, Jayakumar RM, Sreedharan SE, Sylaja PN. Persistent post stroke dysphagia treated with cricopharyngeal myotomy: a case report. Ann Indian Acad Neurol 2016; 19: 249-51.

Cyril AC, Nair SS, Mathai A, Sudheeran K, Thomas SV. Autoimmune encephalitis: Clinical diagnosis versus antibody confirmation. Ann Indian Acad Neurol 2015;18:408-411

Jagtap SA, Nair SS, Jain N, Nair MD. Rapidly progressive dementia, Parkinsonism and myoclonus: An unusual presentation of dural arteriovenous fistula. Neurology India 2014;62:107- 10.

Nair SS, Sundaram S, Nair MD. Secondary demyelinating diseases. In: Mukherjee A editor. IAN Textbook of Neurology. 1st ed. Jaypee 2017

Nair SS, Nair MD. Multiple sclerosis. In: Disability: An overview in the context of RPWD Act, 2016, published by Social Justice Department of Kerala.

3. Sundaram S, Chandrasekharan SV, Nair SS. Metachromatic leukodystrophy: molecular mechanism and therapeutic effect. In: Neurochemistry of Metabolic Diseases: Lysosomal Storage Diseases, Phenylketonuria, and Canavan Disease. 3rd Edition (Editor: Sankar Surendran)

Bhatia R, Srivastava MVP, Khurana D, Pandit L, Mathew T, Gupta S, Netravathi M, Nair SS, Singh G, Singhal BS. Consensus Statement On Immune Modulation in Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Expert Group on Behalf of the Indian Academy of Neurology. Ann Indian Acad Neurol. 2020 Apr;23(Suppl 1):S5-S14.

Wadwekar V, Nair SS, Tandon V, Kuruvilla A, Nair M. Congenital myasthenic syndrome: Ten years clinical experience from a quaternary care south-Indian hospital. J Clin Neurosci. 2-019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2019.11.030

Vysakha KV, Poyuran R, Nair SS, Nair M. An unusual presentation of scleromyxedema as inflammatory myopathy. Acta Myologica. 2019; 38 (1):13

Sundaram S, Nair SS, Jaganmohan D, Unnikrishnan G, Nair M. Relapsing lumbosacral myeloradiculitis: An unusual presentation of MOG antibody disease. Mult Scler. 2019 1:1352458519840747. doi: 10.1177/1352458519840747.

Wadwekar V, Pillai RR, Sesh S, Nair SS, Nair MD. Pregnancy-associated respiratory failure in MuSK-congenital myasthenic syndrome. Muscle Nerve 2019;59(4):E24-E26.

Nair SS, Harikrishnan S, Sarma PS, Thomas SV. Metabolic syndrome in young adults with epilepsy. Seizure 2016;37:61-4.

Nair SS, Sylaja PN, Sapna ES, Sarma PS. Maintenance of normoglycemia may improve outcome in acute ischemic stroke. Ann Indian Acad Neurol. 2017;20:122-6.

Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders

Article

1
Nair SS, Harikrishnan S, Sarma PS, Thomas SV, Metabolic syndrome in young adults with epilepsy, Seizure, 2016, 37: 61?64, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27002245
2
Nair SS, Arathy JS, Jayakumar RM, Sreedharan SE, Sylaja PN, Persistent post stroke dysphagia treated with cricopharyngeal myotomy: a case report, Ann Indian Acad Neurol, 2016, 19:249-51, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27293339
3
Cyril AC, Nair SS, Mathai A, Sudheeran K, Thomas SV, Autoimmune encephalitis: Clinical diagnosis versus antibody confirmation, Ann Indian Acad Neurol, 2015, 18:408-411, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26713011
4
Jagtap SA, Nair SS, Jain N, Nair MD, Rapidly progressive dementia, parkinsonism and myoclonus: An unusual presentation of dural arteriovenous fistula., Neurol India, 2014, 62:107-10, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24608486
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Neelima R, Krishnakumar K, Nair MD, Kesavadas, Hingwala DR, Radhakrishnan VV, Nair SS, Tumefactive demyelinating lesions: A clinicopathological correlative study, Indian J Pathol Microbiol., 2012, 55:496-500, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23455787