Dr. Ashwin R Rai

Associte Professor

Department of Anatomy


Subject Semester / Year
Anatomy First year BDS
Anatomy First year Medical MSc (Preliminary)
Anatomy BPT
Anatomy Allied Health Science


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2015
MSc Medical Anatomy Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 2008


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Anatomy, KMC Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Associate Professor 01/03/2020 - till date
Department of Anatomy, KMC Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Assistant Professor January 2015 - February 2020
Department of Anatomy, KMC Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Lecturer March 2009 - January 2015


Area of Interest

Gross Anatomy, Histology, Osteology, Embryology, Neuroanatomy

Area of Expertise

Innovative teaching, PPt

Area of Research

Animal studies, Neuroscience, Anthropometry, Morphometry, Cadaveric study

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Warden - Bejai Ladies Hostel

Variants of latissimus dorsi with a perspective on tendon transfer surgery: an anatomic study.

Ranade AV Rai Rajalakshmi Ashwin R Rai Dass Prameela M Pai Mangala M Vadgaonkar Rajanigandha

J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2018;27(1):167-171.

Role of Ascorbic Acid in Ameliorating Testicular Tissue Damage Induced by Testicular Torsion and Detorsion: An Animal Model Study.

Anu Vinod Ranade Yogesh Tripathi CV Raghuveer Rajalakshmi Rai

Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research 2018;12(4):AF01-AF04.

Anticlastogenic, radiation antagonistic, and anti-inflammatory activities of Persea americana in albino Wistar rat model.

Amith Kumar Reshma Kumarchandra Rajalakshmi Rai Ganesh Sanjeev

Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, December 2017; 12(6): 488-499.

A Cephalometric Analysis on Magnitudes and Shape of Sella Turcica.

Rai, Ashwin R Rai, Rohan PC, Vani Rai, Rajalakshmi Vadgaonkar Rajanigandha Tonse, Mamatha

Journal of Craniofacial Surgery,2016;27(5):1317-1320

Morphometric study of the medial orbital wall emphasizing the ethmoidal foramina.

Rajanigandha Vadgaonkar Rajalakshmi Rai Latha V. Prabhu Ashwin R. Rai Mamatha Tonse P. C. Vani

Surg Radiol Anat 2015; 37: 809–813.

BRNS funded project: Comparative effects of hydroalcoholic extracts of Psidium guajava and Persea Americana with its bioactive principle in modulating radiation induced cytotoxicity

Early postnatal treatment effect of Methylphenidate on spatial memory and neuronal morphology of hippocampus in rats