Dr Sneha Guruprasad Kalthur

Professor, Department of Anatomy

Department of Anatomy


    Dr Sneha Guruprasad Kalthur is Professor and Head of the department.

    • Provides guidance to all the faculty members in teaching and research.
    • Supervises non-teaching staff.
    • Maintains department records.
    • Procures equipment and reagents.
    • Allots lectures and teaching schedules, and conducts examinations for all courses.
    • Prepares and preserves cadaveric specimens.
    • Presents papers at regional, national and international conferences.
    • Publishes research articles in reputed journals.
    • Monitors daily activities.
    • Conducts video demonstration for MBBS students

    She also attends medical education related workshops in India and abroad.


Subject Semester / Year
Anatomy 1st and 2nd semester


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MS Anatomy Government Medical College, Miraj, Maharashtra 2003
MBBS Dr D.Y Patil Medical College 2000


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC,Manipal Professor Mar 2020 till date
KMC, Manipal Professor and Head 01/03/2015 to Feb 2020
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor 22/02/2009 to 28/02/2015
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 04/04/2005 to 21/02/2009
GMC, Miraj Lecturer 17/02/2004 to 31/03/2005
GMC, Miraj Tutor 01/01/2001 to 31/12/2003

Bench to bedside translational research potential benefits of interdisciplinary collaboration


Sternal index act as a marker for sex determination in humans


Establishing osteoblastic cells from human bone marrow aspirates and studying the expression of certain molecular markers in these cell lines.



Area of Interest

Clinical Anatomy, Embryology, Neuroanatomy, Microscopic Anatomy

Area of Expertise


Area of Research

Embryology, Microscopic Anatomy

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of Board of Studies in Anatomy for MBBS (Manipal University).
  • Member of Curriculum Development Core Committee, KMC Manipal.
  • Member of Anti-ragging Committee, KMC Manipal.
  • Life Member of Anatomical Society of India.
  • Life Member of Indian Medical Association.
  • Being a certified BLS provider, training of undergraduate students in basic life support
  • University Examiner for Undergraduates and Postgraduates in Anatomy, Manipal University.
  • Worked as External Examiner in Anatomy for Undergraduate of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences 
  • Served as internal valuator of MD dissertations.
  • Approved and recognized as PhD guide by Manipal University.
  • Resource person – IQE and USMLE - 2006


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Study of cephalic index, prosopic index in medical students of Manipal University

2010-01-01 Dr Vaishali Shetti (PG)

Study was done on medical students of Indian and Malaysians.

Diaphyseal nutrient foramina in dry adult human long bones: Anatomic study

2012-01-01 Dr Vijayalakshmi (PG)

Nutrient foramina was looked into long bones of upper limb and lower limb.

Evaluation of renal vascular anatomy and prevalence of vascular variants using MDCT

2013-01-01 Dr Anuja Sinha (PG)

Vascular anatomy of renal vessels was studied using MDCT.

Cyclophosphamide induced histological changes in testis and epididymis of Swiss albino mice

Dr Supriya

Morphometric and morphological variations of the ventral branches of abdominal aorta: an anatomic and radiological study

Dr Rohini Alva

Histo-Morphogensis of human thymus and spleen during prenatal development

Dr Punnose