Abhishek Chaturvedi

Senior Grade Lecturer

Department of Biochemistry


    Abhishek Chaturvedi teaches Biochemistry for first year students of MBBS, BDS and Allied Health.


    • Prepares and conducts OSPE for MBBS phase I stage I (MBBS batch), BDS and refresher batch and practical, PBL, and SDL sessions for first year MBBS and BDS courses.
    • Is involved in question paper setting and answer sheet evaluation.
    • Is Internal Examiner for first year MBBS university examination.
    • Is involved in exam coordination, invigilation and in periodic departmental meetings for review of curriculum.
    • Guides second year MBBS students in research projects.
    • Mentors students to understand biochemistry by providing its conceptual knowledge in a simpler format by using the different teaching learning materials.


Subject Subject code Semester
Biochemistry Phase I Stage I MBBS course Year 1 MBBS
Biochemistry Phase I Stage I BDS course Year 1 BDS
Biochemistry Allied Health Sciences course Year 1 - Semester 2


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
FAIMER FELLOWSHIP (2015-2017) Interprofessional Education and Practice (IPE/IPP) Manipal-FAIMER– International Institute for Leadership in Interprofessional Education (M-FIILIPE) 2017
MSc (Master of Science) Medical Biochemistry Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2011


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal Senior Grade Lecturer April 2018 - present
Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal Lecturer April 2012 to April 2018


Area of Interest

Substance abuse, addiction and preventive action, Proteomics, Complementary and alternative medicine and health, T-L methods, Interprofessional education

Area of Expertise

Oxidative Stress and Antioxidants, teaching-learning methods

Area of Research

Alcohol addiction, Neuropsychiatric Disorders (Bipolar disorder, schizophrenia & senile dementia), Medical Education

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Joint Coordinator - Volunteer Services Organization (VSO) - MAHE 

Life member - Association of Clinical Biochemist of India 

Life member- The Society of Biological Chemists 

Member of IndIPEN - Indian Interprofessional Education Network

Work Experience

Organisation Role Tenure
Clumax Diagnostics Biochemist
Ernst and Young Associate (Global compliance and reporting)

Sukreet S, Bhandarkar M, Subramanyam MB, Agrawal M, Chaturvedi A, Shetty JK et al. .Serum malondialdehyde and thiol levels in patient with Bipolar Disorder. Biochemistry- An Indian Journal. 2011;5(1):5-9.

Chakrabarty M, Bhat P, Kumari S, D’Souza A, Bairy KL, Chaturvedi A, et al.Cortico-hippocampal salvage in chronic aluminum induced neurodegeneration by Celastrus paniculatus seed oil: Neurobehavioral, biochemical, histological study. J Pharmacol Pharmacother.2012; 3(2): 161–171

Adiga S, Bhat P, Chaturvedi A, Bairy KL, Kamath S. (2012). Evaluation of the effect of Ferula asafetida Linn. gum extract on learning and memory in Wistar rats. Indian J Pharmacol. 2012; 44(1): 82–8.

Devaramane V, Bambrana V, Yaparthy N, Natarajan A, Sharma V, Chaturvedi A et al. Oxidative stress in Schizophrenia patients with and without diabetes mellitus. Asian Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2013; 3(18):29-32

Nagamma T, Ahmed S, Pai A, Mohan S, Chaturvedi A , Singh PP (2014). Evaluation of oxidative stress and Antioxidant Activity in pre and post hemodialysis in chronic renal failure patients from Western region of Nepal. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science. 13:01.

Chaturvedi A, Natarajan A, Sharma V, et al. Association of age related severity in oxidative stress and blood urea nitrogen levels in patients with dementia: A coastal Karnataka study. Asian Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2015;5(44):6-10.

Chaturvedi A, Nayak G, Nayak AG, Sharma V, Devi AS, Rao A. Efficacy of yoga in balancing the deranged biochemical profile in healthy perimenopausal women hailing from South Kanara district of Karnataka, India. Asian Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2015;5(45):20-5

Chaturvedi A, Nayak G, Nayak AG, Rao A. Comparative Assessment of the Effects of Hatha Yoga and Physical Exercise on Biochemical Functions in Perimenopausal Women. J Clin Diagn Res. 2016; 10(8):KC01-4

Yelamanchi SD, Tyagi A, Mohanty V et al. Proteomic analysis of human anterior pituitary gland. OMICS. 2018; 22(12):759-769

Kamath S U, Chaturvedi A, Yerrapragada D B, Kundapura N, Amin N, Devaramane V. Increased levels of acetylcholinesterase, paraoxonase 1 and copper in patients with moderate depression- A preliminary study. Rep. Biochem. Mol. Biol, 2019;7(2):174-80