Mental Health and Neurosciences


The main focus of research is on studying maternal and child factors linked to early child development.
The second stance of research focus is on understanding psychosocial and biological factors linked to depression and suicidal behaviour.
Research also looks at proteomics profiling of glutathionylated proteins in multiple sclerosis.

Sl No. Title Authors Journal Name Publication Year
1 Interacting medication use and the treatment effects of apixaban versus warfarin: results from the ARISTOTLE Trial Washam JB, Hohnloser SH, Lopes RD, Wojdyla DM, Vinereanu D, Alexander JH, Gersh BJ, Hanna M, Horowitz J, Hylek EM, Xavier D, Verheugt FWA, Wallentin L, Granger CB; ARISTOTLE Committees and Investigators. J Thromb Thrombolysis 2019
2 Understanding molecular features of aggregation-resistant tau conformer using oxidized monomer Jebarupa B, Mathew B, Srinivasu BY, Sasikumaran A, Joseph S, Mandal AK, Thomas T, Mitra G Biochim Biophys Acta Gen Subj 2019
3 Elevated levels of glutathionyl haemoglobin as an oxidative stress marker in patients with major depressive disorder Mathew B, Srinivasan K, Johnson P, Thomas T, Mandal AK Indian J Med Res 2019
4 Elevated Unconjugated Bilirubin in Schizophrenia Compared to Bipolar Affective Disorder Pradeep JR, Acharya MS, Radhakrishnan R, Srinivasan K Prim Care Companion CNS Disord 2019
5 Application of native mass spectrometry in studying intrinsically disordered proteins: A special focus on neurodegenerative diseases Mitra G Biochim Biophys Acta Proteins Proteom 2019
6 Productivity losses among individuals with common mental illness and comorbid cardiovascular disease in rural Karnataka, India Fathima FN, Kahn JG, Srinivasan K, Ekstrand M International Journal of Noncommunicable Diseases 2019
7 Downregulation of apolipoprotein A-IV in plasma & impaired reverse cholesterol transport in individuals with recent acts of deliberate self-harm Mathew B, Srinivasan K, Pradeep J, Thomas T, Murthy SK, Mandal AK Indian J Med Res 2019
8 Effect of Maternal Vitamin B12 Supplementation on Cognitive Outcomes in South Indian Children: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial Thomas S, Thomas T, Bosch RJ, Ramthal A, Bellinger DC, Kurpad AV, Duggan CP, Srinivasan K Matern Child Health J 2019
9 Effects of maternal B12 supplementation on neurophysiological outcomes in children: a study protocol for an extended follow-up from a placebo randomised control trial in Bangalore, India Anand S, Thomas S, Jayachandra M, Thomas T, Strand TA, Kurpad AV, Duggan CP, Srinivasan K BMJ Open 2019
10 Development of norms for executive functions in typically-developing Indian urban preschool children and its association with nutritional status Selvam S, Thomas T, Shetty P, Thennarasu K, Raman V, Khanna D, Mehra R, Kurpad AV, Srinivasan K Child Neuropsychol 2018
11 Does early vitamin B12 supplementation improve neurodevelopment and cognitive function in childhood and into school age: a study protocol for extended follow-ups from randomised controlled trials in India and Tanzania Winje BA, Kvestad I, Krishnamachari S, Manji K, Taneja S, Bellinger DC, Bhandari N, Bisht S, Darling AM, Duggan CP, Fawzi W, Hysing M, Kumar T, Kurpad AV, Sudfeld CR, Svensen E, Thomas S, Strand TA BMJ Open 2018
12 HIV Stigma Reduction for Health Facility Staff: Development of a Blended-Learning Intervention Nyblade L, Srinivasan K, Mazur A, Raj T, Patil DS, Devadass D, Radhakrishna K, Ekstrand ML Front. Public Health 2018
13 Life course programming of stress responses in adolescents and young adults in India: Protocol of the Stress Responses in Adolescence and Vulnerability to Adult Non-communicable disease (SRAVANA) Study [version 1; referees: 2 approved] Krishnaveni GV, Kumaran K, Krishna M, Sahariah S, Chandak G, Kehoe S, Jones A, Bhat D, Danivas V, Srinivasan K, Suguna Shanthi J, Karat SC, Barker M, Osmond C, Yajnik C, Fall C Wellcome Open Res 2018
14 Prenatal depression, fetal neurobehavior, and infant temperament: Novel insights on early neurodevelopment from a socioeconomically disadvantaged Indian cohort Fernandes M, Srinivasan K, Menezes G, Ramchandani PG Dev Psychopathol 2018
15 Designing a Pilot Study Protocol to Test a Male Alcohol Use and Intimate Partner Violence Reduction Intervention in India: Beautiful Home Hartmann MA, Datta S, Banay RF, Caetano V, Floreak R, Appaiah P, Sreevasthsa A, Thomas S, Selvam S, Barnette Q, Srinivasan K Front. Public Health 2018