Dr. Shripad A. Patil served as professor and head of the department of Neuro-Microbiology at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore. Dr. Patil obtained his Master's degree in Microbiology from the Karnataka University, Dharwad and a Ph.D in Mycobacterial Immunology from the Agra University, Agra. He had worked as a visiting scientist at the Division of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, USA and also at the Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) Cleveland, Ohio, USA. His present research interests are in the area of CNS Infections especially Tuberculosis. Dr. Patil has authored over seventy-five research publications in National and International peer reviewed scientific journals. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore honoured him, in 2003, by awarding him Sir C. V. Raman Award, for his contribution to the field of Medical Sciences.
Research Interest - Development of Immuno diagnostics for chronic infectious diseases with special reference to TB meningitis and Neurocysticercosis.
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