Dr. Bejoy Thomas
Professor
Phone :
0471 2524114

2009 Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Neuroimaging, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. http://www.sickkids.ca https://www.utoronto.ca/

2004 Fellowship in Advanced Neuroimaging (fMRI and DTI) (International Scholar - 'BOYSCAST' Fellow) University Hospital, Gasthuisberg, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium. https://www.kuleuven.be/english

1998 Post Doctoral Certificate Course (P.D.C.C) Neuro & Vascular Radiology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (Dept of Science and Technology, Govt.of India), Thiruvananthapuram, India 695011 http://www.sctimst.ac.in/

1997 Diplomate of National Board (Radiodiagnosis), National Board of Examinations, India http://www.natboard.nic.in/

1997 Doctor of Medicine (MD) in Radiodiagnosis N.H.L. Municipal Medical College, Gujarat University, India. http://www.nhlmmc.edu.in/

1991 MBBS degree, Government Medical College Kottayam, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. http://www.kottayammedicalcollege.org/

Additional Professor of Radiology; SCTIMST, Trivandrum, India; Current April, 2009 onwards

Clinical Fellow in Pediatric Neuroradiology; Hospital for Sick Children, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada; One year July 2008- June 09

Associate Professor in Radiology; SCTIMST, Trivandrum, India; April 2005 - March 09

International Scholar & 'BOYSCAST' Fellow; University Hospital, Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium; One year March, 2003 to March, 2004

Assistant Professor in Radiology; SCTIMST, Trivandrum, India; April, 2001 to April 2005

Consultant in Radiology; SCTIMST, Trivandrum, India.; May,1999 to April, 2001

Lecturer in Imageology; Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, India; 4 months (Jan 1999 to May 1999)

Post Graduate Training in Radio diagnosis; N.H.L. Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, India; Three years (July 94 to June 97)

Compulsory Rotating Internship (In Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology & SPM); Medical College, Kottayam, India; One year (Jan 92 to Jan 93)

Invited Plenary lecture: ISMRM 2016, Singapore May 11, 2016

Best Poster Award -Thomas B et al. p: q Tensor decomposition in intracranial epidermoid cysts. Annual Conference ISNR 7-9 Oct 2015, Indore, India.

Certificates of Merit, Radiological Society of North America, RSNA 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012

Zavoisky Fellowship, ISMRM- ESMRMB, May, 2007

SNR Travel Fellowship- Adelaide, Australia, March 2006

Certificate of Merit- University First Rank, M.D [RadioDiagnosis], March,1997, Gujarat University, Gujarat, India

Certificate of Merit- University Second Rank, MBBS, October ,1991, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India.

Recipient of the National Merit Scholarship for Talented Children, Government of Kerala 1981-1984.

Master Berchmans' Gold Medal - Best outgoing student, St.Berchmans' High School, Changanacherry, Kerala, India.

Advanced and Quantitative Neuroimaging with SWI, DWI, DTI, PWI, fMRI and MRSI.

Imaging in Epilepsy, Hypoxic Ischemic Injury, CNS infections and neoplasms.

Imaging in Pediatric Neurometabolic disorders.

Development and validation of advanced clinical and research applications of novel MR imaging techniques in Neuroradiology

Neuroimaging devices and equipments research

Advanced training in Neuroimaging

Indian Patent Application No: IP HOW078 Y- 16 dated 2/3/2016 'MRI compatible non- rebreathing sequential gas delivery system to maintain constant end tidal Co2 (ETCo2) to be used for CVR assessment using fMRI and allied techniques.'

July 2008- June 2009 Clinical Fellowship, Pediatric Neuroimaging, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, ON, Canada

Supervisor: Dr. Charles Raybaud, Head section Neuroradiology, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada M5G 1X8.

March 2003- March 2004 Fellowship in Advanced Neuroimaging (fMRI and DTI) (International Scholar - 'BOYSCAST' Fellow) University Hospital, Gasthuisberg, Katholieke Universiteit

Supervisors: Prof. Paul van Hecke, PhD and Prof. Stefan Sunaert, MD, PhD, Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology, University Hospital, Gasthuisberg, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.

Life Member & past Executive Committee Member of Indian Society of Neuroradiology

Life Member of the Indian Radiological and Imaging Association.

Life Member of Indian Society of Pediatric Radiology

Life Member of Neurological Society of India

Life Member of Indian Society of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.

Life Member of Indian Medical Association

Associate Member of ISMRM

Development of a prototype safety system to detect early and to prevent contrast extravasations especially in large volume intravenous power injections of contrast agents in CT and MR angiography; PI

International Stroke Perfusion Imaging Registry-Collaborative registry between University of Newcastle stroke research program and SCTIMST; Co- PI

Development & validation of task based visual and verbal memory paradigms in cognitively normal healthy controls (age and sex-matched) and patients with refractory temporal lobe epilepsy; Co- PI

The human brain mapping project- A resting state fMRI study of healthy controls and patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) & degenerative dementia of the Alzheimer's type (AD).; Co- PI

Effects of yoga and meditation on neuropsychological functions and brain connectivity networks in MCI and normal subjects; Co- PI

Development of intracranial electrodes for use in acute and chronic electrocorticography for periods up to 15 days.; Co-PI

Selective subtemporal amygdalo hippocampectomy vs anterior temporal lobectomy with amygdalo hippocampectomy- Randomized controlled trial.; Co-PI

Analysis of functional connectivity network in the brain in drug resistant idiopathic generalized epilepsy using EEG-fMRI correlation ; Co-Inv

Comprehensive Epilepsy Care Programme in the institute is headed by Prof. Sanjeev V Thomas; the group consisting of 4 neurologists, 2 neuroradiologists, 2 neurosurgeons, 2 PDFs, neuropsychologists and a medical social workers meet on Wednesdays, every week at 2.30pm to discuss the management of patients with epilepsy. Clinical history, Imaging findings and Video-EEG findings are discussed and advanced therapy decisions are made. The group won the prestigious BMJ award " Medical Team of South Asia for the year 2015''

Pediatric Neuroradiology: Dedicated pediatric Neuroimagin

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Article

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Thomas, B; Shroff, M; Forte, V; Blaser, S; James, A, Revisiting imaging features and the embryologic basis of third and fourth branchial anomalies., AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 2010, 31; 755-60, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20007720
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Thomas, Bejoy; Al Dossary, Nasser; Widjaja, Elysa, MRI of childhood epilepsy due to inborn errors of metabolism., AJR Am J Roentgenol, 2010, 194; W367-74, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20410380
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Chinchure, Swati; Kesavadas, Chandrasekharan; Thomas, Bejoy, Structural and functional neuroimaging in intractable epilepsy., Neurol India, 2010, 58; 361-70, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20644262
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Chatterjee, Somenath; Thomas, Bejoy; Kesavadas, Chandrasekhar; Kapilamoorthy, Tirur Raman, Susceptibility-weighted imaging in differentiating bilateral medial thalamic venous and arterial infarcts., Neurol India, 2010, 58; 615-7, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20739805
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Jolapara, Milan; Patro, Satya Narayan; Kesavadas, Chandrasekharan; Saini, Jitender; Thomas, Bejoy; Gupta, Arun Kumar; Bodhey, Narendra; Radhakrishnan, Vishnupuri Venkatraman, Can diffusion tensor metrics help in preoperative grading of diffusely infiltrating astrocytomas? A retrospective study of 36 cases., Neuroradiology, 2010, , http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20809287
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Baheti, Neeraj N; Cherian, Ajith; Wattamwar, P R; Kesavadas, Chandrasekharan; Thomas, Bejoy, Ischemic hyperintensities on T1-weighted magnetic resonance imaging of patients with stroke: new insights from susceptibility weighted imaging., Neurol India, 2010, 58; 90-4, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20228471
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Saini, Jitender; Singh, Atampreet; Kesavadas, Chandrasekharan; Thomas, Bejoy; Rathore, Chathurbhuj; Bahuleyan, Biji; Radhakrishnan, Ashalatha; Radhakrishnan, Kurupath, Role of three-dimensional fluid-attenuated inversion recovery (3D FLAIR) and proton density magnetic resonance imaging for the detection and evaluation of lesion extent of focal cortical dysplasia in patients with refractory epilepsy., Acta Radiol, 2010, 51; 218-25, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20144146
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Chavhan, Govind B; Babyn, Paul S; Thomas, Bejoy; Shroff, Manohar M; Haacke, E Mark, Principles, techniques, and applications of T2*-based MR imaging and its special applications., Radiographics, 2009, 29; 1433-49, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19755604
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Rajan, Jeny; Kannan, K; Kesavadas, C; Thomas, Bejoy, Focal Cortical Dysplasia (FCD) lesion analysis with complex diffusion approach., Comput Med Imaging Graph, 2009, 33; 553-8, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19560319
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Arvinda, H R; Kesavadas, C; Sarma, P S; Thomas, B; Radhakrishnan, V V; Gupta, A K; Kapilamoorthy, T R; Nair, S, Glioma grading: sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive values of diffusion and perfusion imaging., J Neurooncol, 2009, 94; 87-96, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19229590