The Child Neurology division was established in early 1970s. It is providing leadership in the Child neurology in fields of patient care, academic, research and training at National and Regional levels. It is the first Paediatric department in South Asia providing post-doctoral training in child neurology.
The department caters to patients from all across the country. In addition, children with neurological issues from the SAARC region, and various middle east countries also seek the services of the division. Both in-patient and out-patient services are provided to these children.
The division is the front-runner in the field of research with multiple institutional and collaborative projects. The division has spear headed several research projects of the National Institute of Health, Autism Speaks, National Trust, World Health Organization, Department of Science and Technology, Indian Council of Medical Research, Department of Biotechnology, INCLEN, and All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. Currently, it is collaborating with various institutes like IIT, NDRI, IGIB and PHFI in various research fields.