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Management of migraine
Date: Tue 29 Mar, 2022 9:00–10:00pm
Duration: 1 hour

What the session is about

Management of migraine (9.00 to 09.30 pm)

  • Approach to headache
  • Diagnosis
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Update in management
  • Necessary investigations

Interactive Q&A (9.30 to 10.00 pm)

  • Register now and send your questions through the chat window
  • You can also send questions 'Live' during the Webinar on March 29th through the chat window below the video
About the presenters:
Dr muruganathan 1647428865

Dr. A. Muruganathan is a renowned physician working in Tamil Nadu currently. His contributions to the field of medicine and his achievements are numerous and some of these are listed below:


  • Ex. Emeritus Professor – The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University
  • Imm. Past Governor – American College of Physicians India Chapter
  • Dean – Indian College of Physicians (ICP): 2016-2017
  • President – Hypertension Society of India (HSI): 2015-2016
  • Past President – Association of Physicians of India (API): 2013-2014
  • Past President – Tamil Nadu IMA & Past Dean IMA CGP


  • Adult Immunisation-2014
  • Progress in Medicine 2017
  • Medicine Update 2013 and 2017
  • Manual of Hypertension-2015 & 2019


  • Received BC Roy Award from President of India 2005
  • WHL Excellence Award in Population Hypertension Prevention and Control 2021
  • Received Best Performing Doctor Award from Tamilnadu Government on Doctors Day 2014
  • Received Lifetime Achievement Award by TN DR. M.G.R. Medical University & Saveetha Medical University, K.G. Foundation, Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Foundation & Indian Society of Hypertension
Dr vengamma 1647429009

Professor B. Vengamma, DM (Neurology) (NIMHANS, Bengaluru), FRCP(Edin), FAMS,FICP,FIAN, PG Dip in Epidemiology (PHFI- IIPH)

  • Her current designation is Director-cum-Vice Chancellor, Senior grade Professor and Head of Neurology, (SVIMS), Tirupati
  • She has a total clinical experience of 32 years
  • She has a total administrative experience of 31 years
  • She has a total teaching experience of 32 years

Academic achievements:

  • MBBS (out of 100 candidates): First Class in MBBS - First Rank in Anatomy - Second Rank in General Surgery - First Rank in General Medicine - Second Rank in Final MBBS
  • DM (Neurology): Silver Jubilee Award for the “Best outgoing student of the year 1989” in DM Degree in Neurology from National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore University, Bangalore


  • Dr Vengamma has written 7 book chapters
  • Her work has been published in 94 papers
  • She has delivered 8 orations and 135 guest lectures

Achievements as Director-cum Vice-Chancellor, SVIMS, Tirupati:

  • Started Journal of Clinical and Scientific Research
  • Sri Padmavathi Medical College for women for exclusively for 150 girls students 2014 under govt sector for the benefit of Rayalaseema

Special achievements:

  • Started and established the Department of Neurology at Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, in February 1993 with state-of-the-art equipment and at present, it is one of the best departments in the Rayalaseema area which renders the best clinical services to the needy and poor. Started DM Neurology course since 2003 and got recognition by the Medical Council of India (MCI)
  • Dr. Vengamma, apart from her clinical and academic responsibilities, has contributed her might to society for the cause of the poor and downtrodden individuals suffering from epilepsy.
  • She started the Tirupati Branch of the Indian Epilepsy Association in 1997 and as its President, has been organizing National Epilepsy Day activities including street plays and competitions for children with epilepsy.
  • Another pioneering venture undertaken by Dr. Vengamma Bhuma has been the initiation of “Free Epilepsy Camp” since February 1999 regularly caters to nearly 500 epilepsy people every month. Under the supervision of Dr. Vengamma, these people receive comprehensive medical care and free anti-epileptic medication.
  • Started "IEA, Tirupati Endowment Oration in Epileptology” in the Department of Neurology, SVIMS from the year 2010 with the donation of Rs.4.5 lakhs by IEA, Tirupati Branch.
  • Founder and Honorary Editor-in-Chief of the “Journal of Clinical and Scientific Research” an official quarterly peer-reviewed free full-text print and online journal, a publication of Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Starting Sri Padmavathi Medical College for women for exclusively for 150 girls students (Second in the country) 2014 under government sector for the benefit of Rayalaseema students


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Dr. R. Lakshmi Narasimhan is a well-known name in the field of neurology. His achievements and qualifications are:

  • His specialisation is in internal medicine from Madurai Medical College in1994
  • MBBS, Madras Medical College in 1986
  • DM Neurology,¨Institute of Neurology, Madras Medical College India
  • He is presently the director & professor of neurology, Institute of Neurology, Madras Medical College
  • He holds a PhD in neurology FAAN, FIAN, FRCP(ION)’FRCP(Glasgow), MNAMS


  • Best Scientist Award from Tamilnadu Council of Science And Technology
  • Atlas Award From Elsevier Publication for the Global Best Paper Amidst All Disciplines Of Science
  • Palatucci Award from the American Academy of Neurology (Aan)
  • Prestigious  A.B  Baker Presenditial Award for Global Test Teacher in Neurology From American Academy of Neurology (Aan)
  • Best Teacher Award in Neurology from Dr Mgr Medical University
  • Best Doctor Award from Tamilnadu Government, India
  • Best Doctor Award In Kilpauk Medical College & Dr Mgr Medical University
  • Emmi Award from St.Jospeh Group of Institutions
  • Best Paper Award for Titled ‘Mri Negative Stroke’ from American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
  • Dronacharya Award for the best CME in the country
  • Gifted teacher award 2020 from Associations Physicians of India (national level)


  • Editor of  De Jong Textbook Of Neurology Sae Edition
  • Editor of Paul Brazis Textbook Of Neurology Sae Edition
  • Editor of  Biller Text Book Of Practical Neurology
  • Editor of Reviews In Neurology From 2015 -2020
  • Contributed around 100  Publications, oiut of which 13 are international
  • Member Of The Editorial Board Of International Journal Of Epilepsy
  • Editor of Cochrane Epilepsy Group
  • Assistant Editor of Annals of India Academy of Neurology
  • Member of Editorial Board of Reviews in Clinical Neurology of India
  • CME Editor of Indian Academy of Neurology from 2015-2020
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