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Dr. Yatinesh Kumari is currently a senior lecturer at Jeffery Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia. She is an independent, self-directed, and enthusiastic researcher who is interested to explore the pharmacological potential of plant-based compounds to find out underlying molecular and neural pathways to understand their mechanism of action, as it is essential for the development of new therapeutic strategies in context to neurodegenerative diseases. To date, she has been successfully awarded a number of grants and published several articles in reputed, high-impact international journals. She has also won various awards for innovation in research, and continuously contributing to the scientific community as a peer reviewer for a number of reputed international journals.


Research interests

Neurodegeneration, Sleep, Cognition, Aging

Monash teaching commitment

  • MED1100/MED1200
  • MED2100/MED2200

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Science , Bachelor of Science , University of Lucknow

Science (Zoology), Master of Science , University of Lucknow

Neuroscience (Zoology), Doctor of Philosophy , University of Lucknow

Research area keywords

  • Neurodegeneration
  • Alzheimer’s diseases
  • Sleep
  • Cognition
  • Inflammation
  • Aging


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