Dr. Sivaraman (Siva) Purushothuman is a NHMRC-ARC Dementia Development Post-Doctoral Fellow based at the Brain & Mind Centre (BMC) at University of Sydney. Siva completed his double degrees in Psychology and Molecular Biology, followed by a Neuroscience (Hons) at the Australian National University. After which, he completed a PhD in Neuroscience at University of Sydney in 2014 and then a Graduate Certificate in Management. Before he was awarded the Dementia developmental fellowship in 2016, he undertook two post-doctoral work at Bosch Institute and Save Sight Institute exploring the overlap of cardiovascular risk factors in dementia, therapeutic options towards disorders of the central nervous system and evaluating the retinal neuronal and synaptic connections. Currently at BMC and Neuroscience Research Australia, he is working hard to understand the common and varied risk factors and pathomechanisms of neurodegenerative conditions such as dementia and Lewy body diseases towards better diagnosis and management of these diseases. His work has been featured in peer-reviewed journals and also attracted several media attention. He is actively involved in community outreach events, several national and international Health and Medical Research-specific organisations.
Dr. Sivaraman (Siva) Purushothuman Research interests is in Pathomechanisms of neurodegenerative conditions