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Senior Lecturer


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Field of expertise

Neurobiology, neuroendocrinology, behavioral neurosciences, molecular and cellular biology; research methodology.


School of Health Sciences




Research Carried out:
My field of expertise encompasses neurobiology, neuro-endocrinology with a special interest in circadian biology investigating both molecular mechanisms of timed-regulatory systems as well as behavioural responses to external determinants. My current non-laboratory mediated research focuses primarily on mental health and other social cues which are relevant to health in general.
Latest Publications:
Ramsewak, S., Moty, N., Putteeraj, M., Somanah, J., & Nirmala, L.-P. (2021). Parenting style and its effect on eating disorders and substance abuse across the young population. Discover Psychology, 2(1).
Putteeraj, M., Bhungee, N., Somanah, J., & Moty, N. (2021). Assessing E-Health adoption readiness using diffusion of innovation theory and the role mediated by each adopter’s category in a Mauritian context. International Health. doi: 10.1093/inthealth/ihab035
Ramphul, N., Seebaluck, V., & Putteeraj, M. (2021) Using the SWOT Approach to Analyze the Medical Tourism Sector In Mauritius; Challenges and Opportunities; Conference paper presented at 5th International Conference Business, Tourism and Technology 2021, Global Academic Excellence.
Loung-Poorunder, N.L., Putteeraj, M., Jahaly, N., and, Badaloo, R.B. (2021), Assessing the Paranoid Tendencies of Men and Women in Mauritius – A Comparative Study. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) Vol 10(3) p.4 (

New Frontiers in Brain: Computer Interfaces, IntechOpen (DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.80912; ISBN: 978-1-83880-508-1): Editor: Nawaz Mohamudally; Co-Editor: Manish Putteeraj & Seyyed Abed Hosseini
Putteeraj, M., & Mohamudally, S. (2020). Introductory Chapter: The “DNA Model” of Neurosciences and Computer Systems, New Frontiers in Brain: Computer Interfaces (DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.80912
Ramsewak, S., Putteeraj, M., & Somanah, J. (2020). Exploring substance use disorders and relapse in Mauritian male addicts. Heliyon, 6(8), e04731. doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e04731