Dr. Nayanatara Arunkumar

Associate Professor

Department of Physiology

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Nayanatara AK teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students. She is co-guide for MD theses. She is also involved in carrying out research activities including guiding the students in research projects.

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Nerve Muscle Physiology Physiology First semester MBBS
Reproduction Physiology First semester MBBS
Excretion Physiology First semester MSC
Respiration Physiology First semester MBBS
CNS- Part I Physiology First semester BDS
Respiration Physiology First semester BDS
Endocrinology Physiology First semester MBBS
Endocrinology Physiology First semester MSC

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Medical Physiology Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2008
MSc (Masters of Science) MAHE 1996

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Physiology, KMC Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Associate Professor 2012
Department of Physiology, KMC Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Selection Grade Lecturer 2007-2012
Department of Physiology, KMC Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Senior Lecturer 2002-2007
Department of Physiology, KMC Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Lecturer 1996-2002

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Neurophysiology, Stress, Toxicology, Plant Physiology

Area of Expertise

Guiding Research Projects, Effective Teaching

Area of Research

Neurophysiology, Stress , Toxicology, Free Radicals

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Association of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India, 2008. 

Chronic stress induced tissue malondialdehyde level in amygdala nucleus lesioned wistar rat

Tripathi Y Nagaraja HS Jeganathan PS Ganaraja B

European Journal of Biotechnology and Bioscience 2014; 2 (1): 57-60

Effect of acute and chronic stress on brain tissue MDA level in normal wistar albino rats

Tripathi Y Nagaraja HS Jeganathan PS Ramaswamy C

International Journal of Current Research. 2013;5 (6): 1585-1588

Effect of stress - induced malondialdehyde level in different brain tissues in selective subcortical lesioned wistar rats

Tripathi Y Nagaraja HS Jeganathan PS Ramaswamy C

International Journal of Advanced Research . 2013. 6 (4): 148-154.

Effect of Body Mass Index, Waist Hip Ratio , Waist Circumference on cognitive functions in perimenopausal women

Shameema SM Shaila MD Bhagyalakshmi K Anupama N

Int J Pharm Bio Sci .2013 ; 4(3): 954- 958

Effect of cynodon dactylon extract on estrous cycle and reproductive organs in female wistar rats.

Akshatha Alva Sharannya Kottari Anwar Amemar Soofi Rejeesh E P

International Journal of Analytical Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences.2012,1(3):10-15

Effect of Chronic unpredictable stress on reproductive parameters in male wistar rats

Megha Gokul

Effect of Maternal Chronic unpredictable stress on fetal rat brain tissue.

Megha Gokul Priyadarshini

Effect of aqueous extract of cynodon dactylon on reproductive hormones and reproductive parmaters of male wistar rats

Sharanya Akshatha