Q&A: Leading neurologists come together for conference

The three-day annual conference of Neurological Society of India (NSI) was formally inaugurated in Chennai and will be on till December 18. Dr. K. Sridhar, organising secretary of NSICON 2016, talks about it.
Q&A: Leading neurologists come together for conference
Dr. K. Sridhar(extreme left) partcipating in the inagural function of NSICON 2016

Chennai

Tell us about the origins of Neurological Society of India (NSI) 
NSI has its origins in Chennai, since it is the city is hotbed of neuroscience. A galaxy of orators, distinguished luminaries in the field of neurosciences from India and abroad will be present at this national meet. We are happy to host The Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS), this year and I am delighted that SBNS will accord its highest medallion of honour to Prof B Ramamurthi.
How does Madras Institute of Neurology (MIN) fare? 
Chennai has the maximum number of neuro scientists in the country. The Madras Institute of Neurology (MIN) has several firsts to its credit such as starting of stereotactic surgery, being the first comprehensive neurosciences institute with all neuroscience specialties under one roof, first DM (Neurology) course, first CT scan in the state government institute and highest number of neurologists and neurosurgeons in the country.
How will the conference help the common people? 
A public awareness programme titled The Golden Hour will be held that will educate the common man on the importance of time, when it comes to brain injury. Genuinely interested public are welcome to attend the meet.

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