CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Prepares academic schedule for UG and PG courses.
- Guides postgraduate students in their seminar presentations, journal clubs and research activities.
- Trains UG and PG students in research and helps them in their PhD entrance examinations.
- Is in charge of ISO committee.
- Participates in conducting examination.
- Is involved in research for various fellowship programs.
Dr Sivakumar.G teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students.
SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
|Human Physiology||MBBS||1st and 2nd semester|
|Degree||Specialisation||Institute||Year of passing|
|PhD||Ischemic brain injury Neuroscience||Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Academy of Higher Education|
|MSc||Medical Physiology||Kasturba Medical College, Manipal||2008|
|Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT)||The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai||2001|
|Institution / Organisation||Designation||Role||Tenure|
|KMC Manipal||Assistant Professor-Selection Grade||March 2020 till date|
|KMC, Manipal||Senior Grade Lecturer||10/01/2015 to 2020|
|KMC, Manipal||Lecturer||02/05/2012 to 09/01/2015|
|KMC, Manipal||Tutor||09/09/2008 to 30/04/2011|
|Sakthi Rehabilitation Centre for Adult and Paediatric Neuro rehabilitation, Erode, Tamil Nadu||Rehabilitation Therapist||09/2004 to 07/2005|
|Erode Arima Centre- Special School for Polio Children, Erode, Tamil Nadu||Physiotherapist/Rehabilitation Therapist||08/2003 to 09/2004|
|AO Orthopaedic Hospital, Chennai||Trainee therapist||03/2002 to 08/2002|
AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
Area of Interest
Ischemic brain injury, Developing animal models in neuroscience, Neuro rehabilitation, Exercise and sports Physiology
Area of Expertise
Animal models of ischemic brain injury, Adult and Paediatric Neuro rehabilitation, Health and Fitness Management, Exercise therapy and Electrotherapy
Area of Research
Brain injuries, Spinal cord injury, Exercise induced activity dependent neuroplasticity in brain
Professional Affiliations & Contributions
Life Member of Indian Association of Physiotherapists, 2004.
Sivakumar.G, Senior Grade Lecturer in department of Physiology was awarded 3rd prize for his scientific poster presentation titled “Oral choline Supplementation can be an effective pharmacological adjuvant to conventional stroke physical therapy rehabilitation program-Evidences from hippocampal neurons of rat model of ischemic brain injury” in 3rd International conference & Workshops of Physical therapy, AIIMS 2014, NewDelhi
Inflammation During Gestation Induced Spatial Memory and Learning Deficits: Attenuated by Physical Exercise in Juvenile Rats
2015-01-06 Thangarajan R Tantradi RR Rai KS Sivakumar G Perumal V
Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research.2015 Jun, Vol-9(6): CF01-CF04
HLA antigen distribution in renal transplant patients & donors visiting tertiary care hospital of Karnataka state in South India
2015-01-01 Adiga M Pai K Adhikari S Rajesh T Sivakumar G
International Journal of Physiology
Prophylactic combined supplementation of choline and docosahexaenoic acid attenuates vascular cognitive impairment and preserves hippocampal cell viability in rat model of chronic cerebral hypoperfusion ischemic brain injury
2015-01-01 Sivakumar G Vidyadhara DJ Reddy S T Rajesh Babu MBR Rao MK Rai KS
Int J Basic Clin Pharmacol 2015; 4:1-9.
Two Stage Successive Carotid Artery Occlusion Surgeries in Wistar Rat Reduce Its Mortality and Depicts as a Better Model for Vascular Dementia
2015-01-01 Sivakumar G Vidyadhara.D.J Dhiren Punja Rajesh.T Ashok.P.M Reddy Huban Thomas.R Ramesh Babu .M.G.
Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences
Prophylactic choline supplementation attenuates vascular cognitive impairment in rodent model of ischemic stroke
International Journal of Basic & Clinical Pharmacology
Oral choline supplementation can be an effective pharmacological adjuvant to conventional stroke physical therapy rehabilitation program- Evidences from hippocampal neurons of rat model of ischemic brain injury
Therapeutic choline supplementation has lesser competency/potency in alleviating cognitive deficits in chronic cerebral hypo-perfusion brain injury
2011-01-06 Sivakumar G Divya Pragna Kiranmai S Rai
Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, Vol 55-No 2 April-Jun 2011.
Acute effects of Deep breathing for a short duration( 2-10 minutes) on pulmonary functions in healthy young volunteers
Effect of wireless fidelity wireless communication signals on Hippocampus of Prenatal and early postnatal Wistar rats- Functional and Morphological study
2013, PG-MSc Pharmacology.
Comparison of therapeutic and prophylactic dietary choline supplementation in chronic cerebral hypo perfusion brain injury in wistar rats
2013-01-01 Divya Pragna
2013, PG-MSc Physiology.
Effect of Dietary Choline supplementation on Spatial learning in a rat model of ischemic brain injury
2012, PG-MSc Physiology.
Standardization of animal models of ischemic brain injury
2011-01-01 Vidyadhara DJ Gowrimanohari
2011, PG-MSc Physiology.