Dr Bhaskara P Shelley is the Professor and Chair of Neurology at the University Department of Neurology at Yenepoya University, Karnataka, India. He was born in Brunei where he completed his basic education. He obtained his MBBS in 1986, Internal Medicine postgraduate training in 1991, and subsequently completed Neurology higher specialty training in 1996, his alma mater being Manipal Academy of Higher Education, formerly known as Manipal University,India. Subsequently he was awarded two research fellowships at the Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London where he trained in Behavioural Neurology & Neuropsychiatry under the mentorship of Prof M.R.Trimble, and later in Cognitive Neurology at Addenbrooke's Hospital under the mentorship of Prof. John Hodges at Cambridge, UK. He was honoured with FRCP from the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in 2014.
Prof. Dr. Shelley's clinical and research interests include Dementia, Early Onset Dementias, Frontotemporal dementias, cognitive and neurobehavioural disorders, cognitive screening and neuropsychological assessments, interface disorders of movement and cognition, Epilepsy and EEG, Tourette Syndrome & Neurodevelopemental disorders, and other disorders of the Brain-Mind Interface. In addition he is passionate about Medical education, Medical Humanism, Innovative strategies in Neuroeducation, and exploration of Neurophobia. He is the current Editor in Chief of a peer reviewed, indexed International Journal, Archives of Medicine & Health Sciences.