Vijay Gogoi, MBBS, MD

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Fogarty Postdoctoral Fellow

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Gauhati Medical College and Hospital, Guwahati University, Guwahati, Assam, India
Doctor of Medicine, Psychiatry, Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, Assam, India

Hometown: Tinsukia, Assam, India
Research Interests: Explore and understand the functioning of the various aspects of human cognition and why it gradually declines over the ages and in certain pathological conditions. To also look for the effects of cognitive training in different age groups and in various mental health disorders.
Long-term career goals: To work in the field of cognitive neuroscience and help in the promotion of mental health through research, education, and translational approaches bridging the gap between theory and practical applications.
What philosophy guides your education? “The world is not enough…” – James Bond
What do you see as the most pressing public health problems facing the world today? Lack of spirituality and mindfulness, lack of mental well being and selfishness of the human race.