Dr. V. Preethish Kumar
Profile of Dr. V. Preethish Kumar
MBBS., MRCP in Internal Medicine (UK)., PhD (Clinical Neurosciences- NIMHANS)
Diplomate of Summer school of Myology. France
- Young researcher award from “Japanese Foundation of Neuroscience and Mental Health” (2015)
- Travel award from Asia Oceania Association of Neurology at 15th Asian and Oceanian Congress of Neurology (AOCN 2016), Kuala Lumpur.
- Award presentation for a paper at AOCCN conference held at Bangalore, India,2017.
- International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology fellowship during ICCN 2018 in Washington DC, USA.
- Winner of the ICNMD-2018 Resident Poster Presenters at 15th International Congress on Neuromuscular Diseases in Vienna, Austria.
- Travel Award from 17th Asian and Oceanian Myology Centre (AOMC) summit 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Dr. Preethish has published more than 36 articles currently. 6 articles are already under peer review. All the published articles are indexed peer reviewed journals
Preethish-Kumar V, Nalini A, Singh RJ, Saini J, Prasad C, Polavarapu K, Thennarasu K. Distal bimelic amyotrophy (DBMA): Phenotypically distinct but identical on cervical spine MR imaging with brachial monomelic amyotrophy/Hirayama disease. Amyotroph Later Scler Frontotemporal Degener 05/2015; DOI: 10.3109/21678421.2015.1039546
Preethish-Kumar V, Polavarapu K, Singh RJ, Vengalil S, Prasad C, Verma A, Nalini A. Proximal and proximo-distal bimelic amyotrophy: Evidence of cervical flexion induced myelopathy. Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener. 2016 Apr 6:1-9.
Preethish-Kumar V, Pogoryelova O, Polavarapu K, Gayathri N, Seena V, Hudson J, Nishino I, Prasad C, Lochmüller H, Nalini A. Beevor's sign: a potential clinical marker for GNE myopathy. Eur J Neurol Aug 2016
Preethish-Kumar V, Vengalil S, Tiwari S, Polavarapu K, Netravathi M, Ramalingaiah AH, Nalini A. Ventral longitudinal intraspinal fluid collection: Rare presentation as brachial amyotrophy and intracranial hypotension. J Spinal Cord Med. 2017 Apr 12:1-6. doi: 10.1080/10790268.2017.1314901
Preethish-Kumar V, Nozaki H, Tiwari S, Vengalil S, Bhat M, Prasad C, Onodera O, Uemura M, Doniparthi S, Saini J, Nashi S, Polavarapu K, Nalini A. CARASIL families from India with three novel null mutations in the HTRA1 gene. Neurology 2017 Dec 5;89(23):2392-2394. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000004710.
Oury J, Liu Y, Töpf A, Todorovic S, Hoedt E, Preethish-Kumar V, Neubert T, Lin W, Lochmüller H, Burden SJ. MACF1 Links Rapsyn to Microtubule- and Actin-binding Proteins to Maintain Neuromuscular Synapses. J Cell Biol. 2019 Mar 6. pii: jcb.201810023. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201810023.
Shen XM, Brengman JM, Shen S, Durmus H, Preethish-Kumar V, Yuceyar N, Vengalil S, Nalini A, Deymeer F, Sine SM, Engel AG. Mutations causing congenital myasthenia reveal principal coupling pathway in the acetylcholine receptor ε-subunit. JCI Insight. 2018 Jan 25;3(2). pii: 97826. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.97826.
Owen D, Töpf A, Preethish-Kumar V, Lorenzoni PJ, Vroling B, Scola RH, Dias-Tosta E, Geraldo A, Polavarapu K, Nashi S, Cox D, Evangelista T, Dawson J, Thompson R, Senderek J, Laurie S, Beltran S, Gut M, Gut I, Nalini A, Lochmüller H. Recessive variants of MuSK are associated with late onset CMS and predominant limb girdle weakness. Am J Med Genet A. 2018 Apr 28. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.38707
Preethish-Kumar V, Polavarapu K Nashi S, Bhattacharya K, Saini J, Vengalil S, Pruthi N, Bhat DI, Nalini A. Hirayama disease / Cervical flexion induced myelopathy progressing to spastic paraparesis: A report on three cases with literature review. Neurol India 2018 Jul-Aug; 66(4):1094-1099. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.236966
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