Post doctoral fellowship in Movement Disorders; University of British Columbia, Canada ; 1994-96
DM Neurology; Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology,Trivandrum, Kerala, India; 1988-1990
MD ( Internal Medicine); University of Kerala; 1985-1987
Director; SCTIMST; 2015 till date
Professor of Neurology; SCTIMST; 2007-2015
Additional professor of Neurology; SCTIMST; 2000-2007
Associate Professor of Neurology; SCTIMST; 1996-2000
Assistant Professor of Neurology ; SCTIMST; 1992-1996
Post doctoral fellow in Neurology; SCTIMST; 1991-1992
Scientific Committee Member Parkinsonism and Related members,World Federation of Neurology
Executive Committee member of Asian Oceanian Section of Movement Disorders Society
Member of the international consortium on genetic epidemiology of Parkinson's disease
Area of Interest
Non invasive Brain stimulation using TMS in Movement Disorders
Deep Brain stimulation therapy for Movement Disorders
Genetics of Parkinson's disease
Mechanisms of cell death in Parkinson's disease
Head of Comprehensive Care Centre for Movement Disorders
Associate Dean for Exams and Curriculum development
Cerebellum and cortical plasticity in dystonia
Maladaptive plasticity and Levodopa induced dyskinesias in Parkinsons disease
Motor cortex plasticity in denovo, stable and complicated Parkinsons disease
Cerebellar stimulation for dyskinesias of Parkinsons disease
Role of cerebellum in Parkinsons disease
Genetics of Parkinson's disease
Role of Alpha synuclein in autophagic mechansims in cell lines
Long term results of DBS for Parkinson's disease
Genetics of Restless Leg Syndrome
Impulse control in Parkinsons disease
Non motor fluctuations in Parkinsons disease
Movement Disorder Society
Neurological Society of India
Indian Academy of Neurology
Comprehensive Care Program for Movement Disorders
Popa T, Hubsch C, James P, Richard A, Russo M, Pradeep S, Krishan S, Roze E, Meunier S, Kishore A, Abnormal cerebellar processing of the neck proprioceptive information drives dysfunctions in cervical dystonia. , Sci Rep. (Scientific Reports, Nature Publishing Group)
, 2018, 8(1):2263, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29396401
Caligiore D, Pezzulo G, Baldassarre G, Bostan AC, Strick PL, Doya K, Helmich RC, Dirkx M, Houk J, Jorntell H, Lago-Rodriguez A, Galea JM, Miall RC, Popa T, Kishore A, Verschure PF, Zucca R, Herreros I, Consensus Paper: Towards a Systems-Level View of Cerebellar Function: the Interplay Between Cerebellum, Basal Ganglia, and Cortex., Cerebellum.
, 2017, 16(1):203-229., https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26873754
Kishore A, James P, Krishnan S, Yahia-Cherif L, Meunier S, Popa T., Motor cortex plasticity can indicate vulnerability to motor fluctuation and high L-DOPA need in drug-naive Parkinson's disease., Parkinsonism Relat Disord.
, 2017, 35:55-62, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28003105
Rajan R, Popa T, Quartarone A, Ghilardi MF, Kishore A., Cortical plasticity and levodopa-induced dyskinesias in Parkinson's disease: Connecting the dots in a multicomponent network., Clin Neurophysiol.
, 2017, 128(6):992-999., https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28454042
Nandakumar S, Vijayan B, Kishore A, Thekkuveettil A., Autophagy enhancement is rendered ineffective in presence of a-synuclein in melanoma cells., J Cell Commun Signal.
, 2017, doi: 10.1007/s12079-017-0, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28748508
Rajan, R., Krishnan, S., Kesavapisharady, K. K. and Kishore, A., Malignant Subthalamic Nucleus-Deep Brain Stimulation Withdrawal Syndrome in Parkinson's Disease., Mov Disord Clin Pract,
, 2016, 3: 288?291., http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/mdc3.12271/full
Krishnamoorthy S, Rajan R, Banerjee M, Kumar H, Sarma G, Krishnan S, Sarma S, Kishore A., Dopamine D3 receptor Ser9Gly variant is associated with impulse control disorders in Parkinson's disease patients., Parkinsonism Relat Disord.
, 2016, 30:13-7., https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27325396
Mandali A, Chakravarthy VS, Rajan R, Sarma S, Kishore A., Electrode Position and Current Amplitude Modulate Impulsivity after Subthalamic Stimulation in Parkinson?s Disease-A Computational Study., Front Physiol.
, 2016, 7:585. eCollection 2016, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27965590
Krishnan S, Prasad S, Pisharady KK, Sarma G, Sarma SP, Kishore A, The decade after subthalamic stimulation in advanced Parkinson's disease: A balancing act., Neurol India.
, 2016, 64(1):81-9, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26754997
Krishnan S, Justus S, Meluveettil R, Menon RN, Sarma SP, Kishore A., Validity of Montreal Cognitive Assessment in non-English speaking patients with Parkinson's disease., Neurol India.
, 2015, 63(1):63-7, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25751471