Dr Bhagyalakshmi K

Professor and Head of the Department

Department of Physiology


    Bhagyalakshmi K teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students. She moderates seminar presentations and journal club activities.  


Subject Subject code Semester
Blood First semester
Central Nervous System Third semester
Central Nervous System Second semester
Nerve Muscle Physiology First semester
CVS First semester
Respiratory System First semester
Endocrine System Third semester
Special Senses Third semester


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD (Doctor of Medicine) Physiology MAHE University, Manipal 2005
MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) Mysore Medical College, Mysore Mysore University 1999


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Physiology, KMC Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Professor and Head April 2015 - Till date
Department of Physiology, KMC Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Associate Professor 2010 - March 2015
Department of Physiology, KMC Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Assistant Professor 2006-2010
Department of Physiology, KMC Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Tutor 2003-2005


Area of Interest

Teaching and Research, Medical Education

Area of Expertise

Blood , Nerve Muscle

Area of Research

Heart Rate Variability, Yoga, Animal Studies

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of BOS Member of Mangalore University, 2012.

  • Life Member of IMA Member, 2012.

  • Life Member of APPI Member, 2008.

  • Life Member of Medical Education Unit, KMC Mangalore, 2011.

Correlation between abdominal fat and myocardial blood flow in sedentary and non sedentary workers at rest.

Anupama N Subbalakshmi NK Vishnu Sharma M Nayanatara AK

International Journal of Biomedical and advanced research. 2014; 5(2): 90-92.

Effect of abdominal obesity and serum lipid markers on cognitive functions in post-menopausal Indian women

Nayanatara AK Sheila R Pai Sneha B Shetty Anupama N

World journal of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences. 2014; vol 3(2): 2106-2113.

Correlation between affect and internet addiction in Undergraduate Medical Students in Mangalore

Vidya Chathoth Bhagyalakshmi Kodavanji Nayanatara Arun Kumar Sheila Ramesh Pai

Addiction research and therapy. 2014: Vol 5(1);1-4.

Impact of internet use on lifestyle of undergraduate medical students.

Vidya Chathoth Nayanatara Arun Kumar Anupama N Rekha D Kini

International Journal of biomedical research. 2014;vol 5(3): 190-192.

Scavenging role of beta carotene in oxidative stress induced by cadmium chloride on rat testis.

Rekha D Kini Nayanatara Arun Kumar Anupama N Sheila Ramesh Pai

International Journal of current research in chemistry and pharmaceutical sciences.2014: vol 1(4); 89-92.

Association of Body Mass Index with Primary & Secondary Infertility in Mangalore

Keerthana Dhandapani

Genetic Predisposition and Environment on the Age of Onset and Progression of Myopia.

Anshul Chathrath

The effect of mindfulness meditation on the cognitive functions in elderly people- A randomized control trial


Causes Of Infertility In Women In Tertiary Care Hospital Setup- A Cross Sectional Study.