Dr. Suhani Sumalatha

Associate Professor

Department of Anatomy


    Dr Suhani Sumalatha teaches undergraduate students of MBBS, MD students.

    She also:

    • Conducts video demonstration for MBBS students.
    • Sets question papers, invigilates theory examinations and conducts practical examinations.
    • Guides postgraduates in their research activities.

    Her PhD is on “Histopathological, biochemical and cellular evaluation of hepatoprotective function of Caesalpenia bonduc (kantakikaranjah) - an invivo and invitro study”.


Subject Semester / Year
Anatomy 1st and 2nd semester


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MSc Anatomy Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 2007


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor 22 Dec 2020 till date
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 22-12-2016 - to 21 Dec 2020
KMC, Manipal Senior Grade Lecturer 2013 to 2016
KMC, Manipal Lecturer 2010 to 2013
KMC, Manipal Tutor 2007 to 2010


Area of Interest

Neuroanatomy, Gross Anatomy, Clinical anatomy, Embryology, Histology, Genetics

Area of Expertise

Neuroanatomy, Gross anatomy, Histology, Embryology, Clinical Anatomy, Genetics

Area of Research

Clinical Anatomy, Gross Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, Radiological Anatomy, Animal Studies, Genetics

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Life Member of Karnataka Chapter of Anatomist (KCA), presented research work at conferences organized by KCA, 2012.

Yearly Member of Anatomical Society of India (ASI), presented research work at conferences held by ASI.

An exploratory study of the histomorphogenesis and zonal vascular changes in the human fetal medial meniscus

November 2021 Anatomy Sushma Prabhath Kurian Alappatt Ashwija Shetty Suhani Sumalatha

Translational Research in Anatomy

Lateral collateral ligament and anterolateral ligament of the knee – A morphological analysis with orthopedic significance

2021 Anatomy Shetty, A Prabhath, S Alappatt, K Krishna KN Bhat, N Sumalatha, S


Dehydrozingerone protects temozolomide-induced cognitive impairment in normal and C6 glioma rats besides enhancing its anticancer potential

2020 Pharmacology, Histology Pathak, N Cheruku, S.P Rao, V Vibhavari, R.J.A Sumalatha, S Gourishetti, K Rao, C.M Kumar, N


Assessment of preclinical effect of (+)-catechin hydrate on sexual function: An in silico and in vivo study

2020 Pharmacology, Histology Amita Rai Meghna Gill Manas Kinra Liston Augustine Dsouza Suhani Sumalatha Nitesh Kumar


Cinnamyl Sulfonamide Hydroxamate Derivatives Inhibited LPS-Stimulated NF-kB Expression in RAW 264.7 Cells in In Vitro and Mitigated Experimental Colitis in Wistar Rats in In Vivo

2020 Pharmacology, Histology Joshi M Reddy ND Kumara N Sumalatha S Rao CM

Curr Pharm Des

A. Persistent fetal superficial middle cerebral vein: An anatomical study

2019 Anatomy Sumalatha, S Kotian, S.R Shetty, A

Anatomy and Cell Biology

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