Dr. Vasanthalaxmi K.

Associate Professor

Department of Physiology


    Dr Vasanthalaxmi K teaches undergraduates and postgraduates.


    She also

    • Conducts theory and practical sessional and university examinations.
    • Evaluate answer scripts and set question papers.
    • Prepares question paper sets for internal & university exams.
    • Involved in BLS training programme for undergraduates


Subject Semester / Year
Medical Physiology 1st and 2nd semester
Medical Physiology


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Human Physiology Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 2008
MSc Medical Physiology Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 1994


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Associate Professor 2013 till date
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Selection Grade Lecturer 2005 to 2013
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Senior Grade Lecturer 2002 to 2005
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Lecturer 1994 to 2002


Area of Interest

Neurophysiology, Cardiovascular and Renal Physiology

Area of Research

Wound healing, Parkinsonism

Practice of meditation: a physiological approach

2013-06-06 Annapoorna K Vasanthalakshmi KS

International Journal of Scientific Research, Vol 2, Issue 6, June 2013.

Impact of yoga therapy in the management of subjective stress on selected Physiological and Biological measures in Females

2014-01-05 Annapoorna K Latha KS Vasanthalakshmi KS

Indian Journal of Applied Research, Vol 3, Issue 5, May 2013.

Effects of yoga therapy on obesity and quality of life in women: a longitudinal study

2013-01-01 Annapoorna K Vasanthalakshmi KS

International Journal of Yoga and Allied Sciences, Vol 2, Issue, 1, 2013.

Wound healing activity of ten indigenous plants in incision and excision wound models in albino rats

2013-01-09 Udupa S Udupa V Vasanthalakshmi KS

International Journal of Scientific Research, Vol 2, issue 9, September 2013.

Effect of aqueous extract of Andrographis paniculata on leukocyte count in different wound models of Wistar rats

2020 Manjula SD Sucheta PK Vasanthalaxmi KR

Biomedicine; 2020: 40(1):72-75

The effect of vitamin c on endosulfan-induced oxidative stress parameters in prepubertal rats

Kalaivani M Vasanthalaxmi KR Manjula SD Nilima Suchetha P K

Biomedicine : 2019; April- June 39 (2): 333-338

Prevalence of hearing and vision abnormalities in school children in Udupi district Karnataka

2020 Vasanthalaxmi K Manjula SD Benita Sindhu Sucheta P

Medico Legal Update 20(4)

Vitamin C reverses Endosulfan induced testicular toxicity in prepubertal Male rats: A histopathalogical Study.

Vasanthalaxmi K. Rao Manjula SD Sucheta PK

Indian Journal of Public Health research and development. 2019;Nov: 10 (11)