Akshay Anand

Presenter

Akshay Anand, PhD, DSc, is a professor in the department of neurology at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh, India. He is also an adjunct professor in the department of philosophy at Panjab University and editor-in-chief of Annals of Neurosciences and Integrative Medicine Case Reports (JIMCR). Akshay's research interests range from understanding neuronal cell survival mechanisms using invitro, invivo, genetic, and alternative approaches (mindfulness techniques) to discovering biomarkers of neurodegenerative disorders for clinical applications. He was nominated for India’s prestigious Padma Award in 2020 and his academic social activities have cultivated an increased sense of preventive healthcare among his students, colleagues, and science practitioners.