Dr.Manasa Nune

Assistant Professor

Manipal Institute of Regenerative Medicine

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Dr. Manasa Nune is an Assistant Professor in the Manipal Institute of Regenerative Medicine.

    She:

    ·         Conducts classes (theory and practical) for MSc in Regenerative Medicine.

    ·         Is involved in making question paper sets for MSc in Regenerative Medicine.

    ·         Is Internal Examiner for University exams for MSc in Regenerative Medicine.

    ·         Conducts classes, practicals and Mini project for Elective course for M.Sc students.

    ·         Assists MSc Dissertation projects

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Semester / Year
Bio molecules I Semester
Laboratory methodologies I Semester
Architecture of cell tissues and organs I Semester
Embryonic development I Semester

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Ph.D Medical Nanotechnology SASTRA University, Thanjavur 2016
MSc Biotechnology J.N.T.U, Hyderabad 2009
B.Sc Biotechnology Osmania University, Hyderabad 2007

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research Research Associate 2016
Manipal Institute of Regenerative Medicine, Bengaluru Assistant Professor 2017

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Tissue engineering , Neural Regeneration, Stem cells therapy

Area of Expertise

Biomaterial fabrication, Tissue engineering, Mammalian cell culture

Area of Research

Biomaterials design for the neural tissue engineering

Work Experience

Organisation Role Tenure
Indian Immunologicals Limited, Hyderabad Research Intern 2009

1.      Manasa Nune*, Mahima Bhat, Aishwarya Nagarajan. Design of ECM functionalized Polycaprolactone aligned nanofibers for peripheral nerve tissue engineering, Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering, March 2022 (Accepted – In Press). 

2.    Nasera Rizwana, Vipul Agarwal*, Manasa Nune*. Antioxidant for Neurological Diseases and Neurotrauma and Bioengineering Approaches. Antioxidants, 2022, 11, 72. https://doi.org/10.3 390/antiox11010072.

3.      Srividya H, Manasa Nune*. Design and Characterization of Maltose Conjugated Poly-Caprolactone Nanofibrous Scaffolds for Uterine Tissue Regeneration, Regenerative Engineering and Translational Medicine, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40883-021-00231-0.).

4.          Srividya. H, Gopal Pande, Manasa Nune*. Aminolysis of Polycaprolactone nanofibers for Applications in Uterine tissue engineering. Trends in Biomaterials & Artificial Organs, 2021, 35(4), 347-353.

5.      Nuha Al-Harbi, Hiba Mohammed, Yas Al-Hadeethi, Ahmed Samir Bakry, Ahmad Umar, Mahmoud Hussein, Mona Abbassy, Karthik Vaidya, Ghada
Berakdar, E M Mkawi, Manasa Nune. Silica-based Bioactive Glasses and their Applications in Hard Tissue Regeneration: A Review. Pharmaceuticals, 2021, 14, 75.

6.      Y. Al-Hadeethi; M.I. Sayyed; Manasa Nune. Radiation shielding study of WO3-ZnO-PbO-B2O3 glasses using Geant4 and Phys-X: A comparative study. Ceramics International, 2021, 47, 3988-3993.

7.        Manasa Nune, Anuradha Subramanian, Uma Maheswari Krishnan, Swaminathan Sethuraman. Peptide Nanostructures on Nanofibers for Peripheral Nerve Regeneration. Journal of Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine 2019; 13:1059–1070.

8.        Manasa Nune, Shivaprasad Manchineella, T. Govindaraju, K.S. Narayan. Melanin incorporated electroactive and antioxidant silk fibroin nanofibrous scaffolds for nerve tissue engineering. Material Science & Engineering C 2019; 94: 17-25.

9.        Manasa Nune, Anuradha Subramanian, Uma Maheswari Krishnan, Suraj Sasidhara Kaimal, Swaminathan Sethuraman. Self-assembling peptide nanostructures on aligned poly (lactide-co-glycolide) nanofibers for the functional regeneration of sciatic nerve. Nanomedicine 2017; 12 (3): 219-235.

10.        Manasa Nune, Uma Maheswari Krishnan and Swaminathan Sethuraman. PLGA Nanofibers Co-electrospun with Designer Self Assembling Peptides for Peripheral Neural Regeneration. Material Science & Engineering C 2016; 62: 329–337.

11.    Manasa Nune, Uma Maheswari Krishnan and Swaminathan Sethuraman. Decoration of PLGA Electrospun Nanofibers with Designer Self-Assembling Peptides: A “Nano-on-Nano” Concept. RSC Advances 2015; 5: 88748–88757.

12. Manasa Nune, Priyadharishini Kumaraswamy, Uma Maheswari Krishnan and Swaminathan Sethuraman. Self-Assembling Peptide Nanofibrous Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering: Novel Approaches and Strategies for Effective Functional Regeneration. Current Protein and Peptide Science 2013; 14: 70-84. 

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