Dr Varashree BS

Professor and Head

Department of Biochemistry

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Dr. Varashree teaches & trains undergraduate and postgraduate students. 
    • She is a recognized Ph.D. guide of Manipal Academy of Higher Education.
    •  Member of Doctoral Advisory Committee for doctoral students at MAHE 
    •  Faculty, Department of Medical Education, KMC Manipal. 
    •  She guides undergraduate medical students for STS projects.                  

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Biochemistry MBBS 1st and 2nd semester
Biochemistry MD
Biochemistry M.Sc All 4 semester

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Biochemistry Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 2007
MBBS Al-Ameen Medical College, Bijapur, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) 2003

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, MAHE, Manipal Professor and Head 13 Nov 2019 to till date
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, MAHE, Manipal Associate Professor 14/05/2011 to 12/11/2019
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Assistant Professor 14/05/2007 to 13/05/2011
KMC, Manipal Tutor 2/05/2004 to 30/04/2007

Assessing Thiamine levels in perinatal population - First step in developing a systematic module

Dr. Apurv Barche Dr. Varashree B S

The actual prevalence and contribution of thiamine deficiency disorders to infant mortality in India is yet unknown. In the Udupi district, the major cause of infant deaths is respiratory problems including persistent pulmonary hypertension. The proposed study aims to understand the status of thiamine deficiency in our region in the perinatal population.

Correlation of Serum and Peritoneal fluid CA125 levels in patients with endometriosis

Dr. Rekha Dr. Varashree B S

CA 125 is a biomarker for women's genital tract malignancies and could also be used in detecting and monitoring endometriosis. The sensitivity of this alone is unsatisfactory. The sensitivity of peritoneal fluid CA 125 was higher than serum CA 125. This study aims to find the correlation of Serum and Peritoneal fluid CA125 levels in patients with endometriosis.

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Metabolism of biomolecules, diagnostic tests and inferences in healthy and disease states.

Area of Expertise

Biomarkers in preeclampsia, First trimester screening.

Area of Research

Preeclampsia, inborn errors of metabolism, innovative teaching learning methods.

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Awarded first prize for paper presentation in the 4th National Conference of the Society of Biological Scientists of India (SOBSI), 2014 at Yenepoya University Campus, Mangalore.

Evaluation of usefulness of pleural fluid adenosine deaminase in diagnosing tuberculous pleural effusion from empyema

2014-01-01 Vijetha Shenoy Kriti Singh Krishnananda Prabhu Priyanka Datta Varashree BS

Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease 2014; 4(Suppl 1): S411-S414

Oxidative stress and proteolytic activity in erythrocytes of diabetic patients.

2011-01-01 Varashree BS Bhat P Gopalakrishna

International journal of endocrinology and metabolism, 2011;8(2)

Correlation of Lipid peroxidation with glycated haemoglobin levels in diabetes mellitus

2014-01-01 Varashree BS Bhat G

Online journal of health and allied sciences, 2011;10(2)

A study on proteolytic enzyme activity in the erythrocytes of diabetic patients.

2010-01-04 P Gopalakrishna Bhat Varashree BS

Online journal of health and allied sciences, 2010;9(4):13

Association of Serum Nitric Oxide, Free Beta Human Chorionic Gonadotropin and Body Mass Index in First Trimester Pregnancy

Kumar, Rupesh Ghoshal, Indranil Razab, Sairoz Varashree, BS Prabhu, Krishnananda

International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 5 (7). :2287-2290. ISSN 2320-1789

Link for Publication List

https://eprints.manipal.edu/view/creators/Varashree=3ABS=3A=3A.html

Sravya Poduri Varashree, BS

Urinary Dopamine, Taurine & L-fucose in neonatal seizures.

H. NANDITA MALLYA Varashree, BS

CORRELATION 0F SERUM FRUCTOSAMINE, ERYTHROCYTE Na+k+ATPase AND GLUTATHIONE PEROXIDASE WITH HbA1c LEVELS

GAGANA H Varashree, BS

TO COMPARE AND CORRELATE THE SERUM LEVELS OF FRUCTOSAMINE AND ERYTHROCYTE Na+/K+ ATPase IN GESTATIONAL DIABETES MELLITUS

Ramyashree Vyas Varashree, BS

β-galactosidase and total Hexosaminidase: standardization of method for estimation of enzyme activity

CHAITRA U BHANDARY Varashree, BS

Estimation and comparison of erythrocyte transketolase activity in subjects with hyperglycemia and normoglycemia.

VAIBHAV SUNIL PATIL Varashree, BS

IN VITRO STUDY AND COMPARISON OF ANTICANCER ACTIVITY OF VARIOUS SOLVENT EXTRACTS AND PROTEIN EXTRACT OF CURCUMA AMADA RHIZOME ON COLON CANCER CELL LINES