The Twelfth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Thursday, November 18th to Sunday, November 21st 2021

Virtual Festival
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Joy Desai

Neurologist, India

Joy Desai is Consultant in Neurology at the Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, where he also teaches. He is a specialist in epilepsy. He has studied in Gujarat, Mumbai, UK and USA. He conducts the weekly specialist Epilepsy Clinic at Jaslok Hospital.  Under his supervision, more than 90 patients have undergone epilepsy surgery and more than 5000 patients have been evaluated of which  many have been rendered seizure free.


Sweet Dreams

  • 22nd November
  • 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

What are our brains up to when we sleep?
Guy Leschziner in conversation with Joy Desai.

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