Organization profile

Organisation profile

Physiology is a research-based science which "depends on the acquisition of knowledge.  The research in this department is directed towards understanding fundamental mechanisms through humans and animal research. A Well-equipped research lab with all research facilities helps the staff members, postgraduates, undergraduates and research scholars to do their research work. All the faculty members actively participate in a wide spectrum of research activities. The core competencies of the Department of Physiology are:

  • Human Physiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Cardio respiratory
  • Free radical biology and toxicology
  • Stress Physiology
  • Phytomedicine
  • Yoga

The departmental research work is also funded by different research grants. The department faculty is well efficient in training in undergraduate and postgraduate research. The research interests and contributions by members of the department of Physiology is depicted by the contributions by each staff member through research publications in reputed journals. The staff members have also received various prizes for research presentations such as Best poster award, Best paper presentation award, TMA Pai Gold medal. Further, the student’s projects guided by the staff has also been bagged by various awards. The research work in the department has also been funded by BRNS and DBT grants. As a part of the research effort, the department has good number of Ph. D guides who trains the Ph. D students in various research fields. Members of the department are also involved in the collaborative research work. 

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Wistar Rats Medicine & Life Sciences
Rats Chemical Compounds
Heart Rate Medicine & Life Sciences
Cadmium Medicine & Life Sciences
Body Mass Index Medicine & Life Sciences
Methyl Parathion Medicine & Life Sciences
Medical Students Medicine & Life Sciences
Testis Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1990 2020

  • 463 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
  • 97 Article
  • 1 Editorial
  • 1 Review article

Neuroprotective effects of resveratrol in Alzheimer's disease

Rao, Y. L., Ganaraja, B., Joy, T., Pai, M. M., Ullal, S. D. & Murlimanju, B. V., 01-01-2020, In : Frontiers in bioscience (Elite edition). 12, p. 139-149 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuroprotective Agents
Alzheimer Disease
Polyphenolic compounds
Data storage equipment
Medical Students
Ethics Committees
Medical Education

Cognitive function is affected by treatment with atorvastatin in normal wistar albino rats

Rahyanath, P. K., Rashmi, K. S., Marathe, A., Prabhakaran, N., Kumar, N. A. & Ganaraja, B., 01-01-2019, In : Biomedicine (India). 39, 1, p. 86-94 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wistar Rats
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors

Projects 2014 2018


life sciences

Activities 2018 2019

  • 3 Publication peer-review
  • 1 Editorial activity

PLoS One (Journal)

Nayanatara Arun Kumar (Member of editorial board)
06-10-2019 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

Nutrients (Journal)

Nayanatara Arun Kumar (Reviewer)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Medicina (Journal)

Nayanatara Arun Kumar (Reviewer)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review