Dr. Suja Ann Mathew

Assistant Professor

School of Regenerative Medicine


    Dr.Suja Ann Mathew is an Assistant Professor at the Manipal Institute of Regenerative Medicine.


    • Conducts classes (theory and practical) for MSc, MPhil and Diploma in Regenerative Medicine.
    • Is involved in making question paper sets for MSc, MPhil and Diploma in Regenerative Medicine.
    • Conducts and coordinates theory and practical examinations for MSc, MPhil and Diploma in Regenerative Medicine.
    • Is Internal Examiner for University exams for MSc, MPhil and Diploma in Regenerative Medicine.
    • Assists MSc Dissertation projects.



Subject Subject code Semester
Architecture of Cells Tissue and Organs RM405 I Semester
Embryonic Development and Cell Differentiation RM407 I Semester
Intercellular Communication in Stem Cell Niches RM402 I Year / II Semester
Non Clinical Applications of Stem Cells RM408 I Year / II Semester
Modulation of Hypoxic & Its Influence on Angiogenesis II Year / III & IV Semester


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MSc Biotechnology Vydehi Institute of Regenerative Medicine Vydehi Institute of Regenerative Medicine
PhD Stem Cell Technology and Regenerative Biology School of Regenerative Medicine 2018


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Manipal Institute of Regenerative Medicine Assistant Professor 2018- till date
School of Regenerative Medicine Senior Lecturer 2012 - 2018
School of Regenerative Medicine Lecturer 2010 - 2012


Area of Interest

Placental Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Area of Expertise

Stem Cell Culture, Molecular and Cell Biology, Angiogenesis

Area of Research

Angiogenesis in the context of development and disease.

Work Experience

Organisation Role Tenure
Inflection Point, Bangalore Decision Support Scientist

Modulation of physical environment makes placental mesenchymal stromal cells suitable for therapy

2013-01-01 Sowmya Rajendran Pawan Kumar Gupta Ramesh R Bhonde

Cell Biology International, John Wiley and Sons Ltd, Nov 37(11),. Effect of hypoxia on Placental and Bone marrow derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells.

Hypoxia primed placental mesenchymal stem cells for wound healing.

2017-01-08 Hypoxia, Angiogenesis, MSC Chandravanshi B Mathew SA Bhonde R

Priming of MSC with hypoxia enhances the angiogenic potential of the cells.

Glycosaminoglycans enhance osteoblast differentiation of bone marrow derived human mesenchymal stem cells

2014-01-02 Glycosaminoglycans, ECM molecules, MSC Mathews S Mathew SA Gupta PK Bhonde R Totey

Glycosaminoglycan coating was seen to enhance the osteoblast differentiation potential of bmMSC

Mesenchymal stromal cells isolated from gestationally diabetic human placenta exhibit insulin resistance, decreased clonogenicity and angiogenesis.

2017-01-11 Gestational Diabetes, Angiogenesis, MSC Mathew SA Bhonde R

Deciphering the influence of gestational diabetes on MSC isolated from placental sources.

Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids promote angiogenesis in placenta derived mesenchymal stromal cells

2018-14-04 Angiogenesis, PUFA, MSC Mathew SA Bhonde RR

Understanding the role of PUFAs in angiogenesis with a possible application for wound healing.

Hypoxic placenta derived MSCS act as surrogate beta cells

2011-01-01 Lithin K Louis (PG) (Reg. 112301007)

Studies on Placenta derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells under Different Experimental Conditions

2011-01-06 Sowmya R (Reg. 092301009)

Standardization of Isolation Protocol and Characterization of Placental Mesenchymal Stem Cells

2010-01-06 Shobha Kumari (Reg. 082301021)