Dr Nikith A.

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Consultant and clinician in Department of Neurology dealing with inpatient and outpatient care and emergency care services
    • Reporting of Neurophysiology tests(EEG , Nerve conduction studies, EMG)
    • Teacher to undergraduate and post graduate students including Neurology residents. Department Coordinator for Biomedical Engineering course conducted by MIT, Manipal University
    • Department Infection Control Committee representative
    • Department Disaster Management Committee representative 
    • Department website coordinator 
    • UG teaching and CBME coordinator

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester / Year
Neurology

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MBBS Bachelors Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal University February 2012
MD General Medicine K.S Hegde Medical Academy, Derlakatte , Mangalore, Nitte University April 2015
DM Neurology Ramaiah Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences July 2019

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Kasturba Medical College , Manipal Assistant Professor September 2019 – till date
Kasturba Medical College , Manipal Senior resident (Department General Medicine) June 2015- August 2016

A RANDOMIZED, DOUBLE-BLIND, MULTICENTER,PLACEBO-CONTROLLED PHASE 3 STUDY WITH OPEN-LABEL PERIOD TO EVALUATE THE EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF INEBILIZUMAB IN ADULTS WITH MYASTHENIA GRAVIS (MINT)

Principal investigator: Dr. Arvind Prabhu

Co-investigator: Dr.Nikith A. , Dr. Shenoy Nisha  Nithyanand

Funding agencies: Viela Bio, Inc, One MedImmune Way, Gaithersburg, MD 20878 USA

Brief overview

Primary objective: To assess whether inebilizumab can reduce MG-related disability

Primary endpoint: Change from baseline in Myasthenia Gravis Activities of Daily Living (MG-ADL) Profile score at end of the RCP (Week 52 for AChR-Ab+ population and Week 26 for MuSK-Ab+ population).

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Stroke , Nerve and muscle disorders, Movement disorders, Cognitive Neurology, Epilepsy

Area of Expertise

Acute stroke care and thrombolysis, Muscle related disorders, Headache

Area of Research

Stroke , Movement disorders

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society Member
  • Life Member of Indian Stroke Association (membership No:ISA-829-LM)
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Neurology (LM- 1770)
  • Subsection member in Interventional Neurology(LM- 1776) and Movement disorders subsection (LM- 1770)

Idiopathic CD4 lymphocytopenia in neurological disorders

Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2020 May 15;195:105923 Gupta D Mehta A Shetty N R P Javali M T Acharya P Srinivasa R

Transcranial Doppler for Monitoring and Evaluation of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2020 Apr;11(2):309-314 Gupta D Shetty N Bhushan AK Haskar K Gogineni S Mehta A Javali M Acharya PT Srinivasa R

Post-infectious glomerulonephritis with crescents in adults: a retrospective study

Clin Kidney J. 2016 Apr;9(2):222-6 Baikunje S Vankalakunti M Nikith A Srivatsa A Alva S Kamath J

Electrophysiological evaluation of audiovestibular pathway dysfunction in parkinson's disease and its correlates: A case control study

Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology Ampar N Mehta A Mahale R Javali M Pradeep R Acharya P Srinivasa R

Target Blood Pressure Goals in Cerebrovascular Disease

Hypertens 2020;6(4): 19-23 Pai AR Shetty N

Does cerebral infarction ameliorate essential tremor? A mini-review

Neurol India. 2018 Mar-Apr;66(Supplement):S152-S154 Mahale R Mehta A Shetty N Srinivasa R

Upper limb monochorea in a patient with an acute pontine bleed

Neurol India. 2017 Nov-Dec;65(6):1414-1416 Mahale R Mehta A Shetty N Buddaraju K Acharya P Srinivasa R