Dr. Nithin Kumar U

Associate Professor

Department of Biochemistry


    Imparting knowledge in Medical Biochemistry to both undergraduate and postgraduate students Research guide for undergraduate and postgraduate students Implementation and monitoring of Quality management system in Clinical Biochemistry diagnostic laboratory


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
M.D Biochemistry Jawaharlal institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry. April 2013


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Associate Professor 25/3/2024 to till date
Yenepoya Medical College, Deralakatte, Mangalore, Karnataka Associate Professor 06/07/2022 to 20/3/2024
Sri Ramachandra Medical college and research Institute, SRIHER, Chennai, Tamilnadu Assistant Professor 25.09.2015 to 28.6.2022
Yenepoya Medical College, Deralakatte, Mangalore, Karnataka Assistant Professor 28.10.2013 to 19.09.2015
Melmaruvathur Adiparashakthi Institute of Medical Sciences, Melmaruvathur, TN. Assistant Professor 22.04.2013 to 23.10.2013


Area of Interest

Clinical Biochemistry, Biomarkers

Area of Expertise

Laboratory quality management system

Area of Research

Tumour markers, LQMS, Technical Assessor for NABL (iso 15189

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Permanent member of AMBI

CA 125 is a better marker to differentiate endometrial cancer and abnormal uterine bleeding

Nithin KU, Sridhar MG, Srilatha K, Habebullah S.

Afri Health Sci. 2018;18(4): 972-978.

Individual identification and correction of mistakes in statements of biochemical significance: An effective learning process for graduate medical students. Biochem Mol Biol Educ

Bobby Z, Radhika MR, Srilatha K, Nithin Kumar U, Kavitha S

2019 Jul;47(4):476-480.

Adiponectin levels in patients with endometrial carcinoma and abnormal uterine bleeding

Nithin Kumar U, Sridhar M G, Srilatha K, Habeebullah S,

Int J Clin Biochem Res 2019;6(4):509-513

Insulin resistance and elevated C-reactive protein among first-degree relatives of ischemic stroke patients, Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews

K Srilatha, Z Bobby, D.K. Subrahmanyam, NithinKumar U

2017, S873-S878