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Dr. Sanjoy Sanyal

Associate Dean, Clinical Neuroscience Professor
Texila American University
Lot A, Rupert Craig Highway, Goedverwagting, East Coast Demerara

Brief Biography:

Dr. Sanjoy Sanyal, Associate Dean, Neuroscience and Clinical Professor in Texila American University, Guyana, is a surgeon by profession, medical academician and educator by choice and medical informatician from UK by aptitude and inclination. He has more than 2 decades of surgical experience and more than 17 years of teaching experience in hospitals and medical universities in 11 countries worldwide. He is also an Honorary Faculty, Editor and Peer-reviewer of Neuroscience in WebmedCentral.

He was solely responsible for setting up the Neuroscience department in two medical schools in Seychelles and in the Caribbean. This included curriculum development, syllabus, labs and clinical training in Neurological Examination. Additionally, he was the sole faculty in charge of the Student Surgical Association and was responsible for establishing the format for surgical skills training in medical schools.

With more than 400 online brain dissection and Neuroscience videos online, which have received thousands of subscribers, Dr. Sanyal is a prolific teacher. With more than 35 scientific print publications and 11 papers presented in international conferences, Dr. Sanyal is a keen academic researcher.

Dr Sanyal developed a Digital Brain Imager which enables a researcher or student to view the internal structure of the human brain by taking transverse slices through the head at 10 mm intervals from the top of the skull to its base.

Dr. Sanyal also developed an electronic computer-based system for quickly establishing the Anatomical Stage of 26 cancers of the human body with just 4 mouse clicks. He presented this paper in Medicine X Conference in Stanford University School of Medicine in September 2012. This earned him a Provisional Patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in January 2013 and 2014.

His research interests lie in Digital Brain Imaging Technologies, Brain Dissections, Brain Digital Videos and Imaging Informatics.

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SlideShare: http://www.slideshare.net/sanyalsanjoy8/slideshows (Linked to LinkedIn profile)

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MERLOT: http://www.merlot.org/merlot/viewMember.htm?id=196147

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sanjoy.sanyal8

Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/zoomclimber


Academic positions:

Associate Dean, Clinical Neuroscience Professor

Professor and Course Director



Research interests:

Medical education research, Medical informatics, Research - Literature Review and Analysis (RLRA) 


Any other information:

Astronomy and Astrophysics is my hobby


What I think of the idea behind WebmedCentral:

Open publication and post-publication peer-review is an excellent idea! That's why I gravitated towards WMC.


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