Dr Rajalakshmi Rai

Associate Professor

Department of Anatomy


    • Rajalakshmi Rai teaches postgraduate and undergraduate students.


Subject Semester / Year
Anatomy First year BDS
Anatomy Medical MSc
Anatomy First year BPT
Anatomy Allied Health Sciences
Anatomy MSc Anatomy (3 Years)


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) Kasturba Medical College Mangalore 2010
MSc (Masters of Science) Anatomy Kasturba Medical College 1989


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Associate Professor May 2014-till date
Department of Anatomy, KMC Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Selection Grade Lecturer May 2010-April 2014
Department of Anatomy, KMC Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Senior Lecture March 2005-April 2010
Department of Anatomy, KMC Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Lecture March 1999-Feb2005


Area of Interest

Gross Anatomy, Embryology, Histology, Neuroanatomy

Area of Expertise

Innovative teaching methods

Area of Research

Animal study, neuroscience, Anthropometry, Morphometry, Cadaveric study

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Life member of Anatomical Society of India

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

Ranade AV Rai Rajalakshmi Rai Ashwin R 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, July 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 PC 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