Dr.Ullas Kamath,
Dean & Professor
Dr.Ullas Kamath is Dean & Professor of Biochemistry at MMMC, Manipal Academy of Higher Education.

Dr.Ullas Kamath

Dean & Professor of Biochemistry


Melaka Manipal Medical College


Official Phone:91-820-2922520



  • Dean, MMMC, since May 2010
  • Associate Dean, MMMC, Manipal since Feb, 2010
  • Professor of Biochemistry, MMMC, Manipal since October, 2002
  • Associate Professor , MMMC, Manipal from August 1998 to October 2002
  • Assistant Professor, MMMC, Manipal from February 1995 to August 1998
  • Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, KMC, Manipal from August 1993 to February 1995
  • Postgraduate/Tutor at KMC, Mangalore from August 1990 to June 1993.


  • Administrative responsibilities as Dean, MMMC, Manipal
  • Teaching Biochemistry to Phase I Stage I medical and dental students of Melaka Manipal Medical College, students of allied health sciences of Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Post Graduate students
  • Conducting PBL sessions, SDL activities, theory and practical examinations and their evaluation
  • Serving as external examiner for university examinations of other institutions of the university
  • Serving as a faculty mentor for a group of medical students
  • Guiding students for mentored student projects
  • Actively involved in research in Biochemistry and innovations in medical education
    Guiding PhD students.

Areas of Interest in teaching
All areas of Biochemistry, Chemical Pathology.

Top 5 research publications/ Projects

  • Kamath U, Association of cigarette smoking with superoxide dismutase enzyme levels in subjects with chronic periodontitis. Journal of periodontology, 2009.
  • Kamath U, Activated epidermal growth factor receptor as a novel target in pancreatic cancer therapy. Journal of Proteome Research, 2008.
  • Kamath U, Perspectives on self-directed learning-the importance of attitudes and skills. Bioscience education, 2007. 
  • Kamath U, Maternal and fetal indicators of oxidative stress during intrauterine growth retardation. Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry (January 2006).
  • Kamath U, Maternal and fetal indicators of oxidative stress in various obstetric complications. Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry, 2003.