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Dr. Vijay Paul Samuel

Professor & Chairperson - Anatomy

Educational Qualification
  • PhD (Anatomy) 2005, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Academy of Higher Education(Manipal University), India
  • MSc (Medical Anatomy) 1998, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Academy of Higher Education(Manipal University), India
  • BSc (Microbiology, Chemistry) 1995, St Aloysius College, Mangalore University, India
  • Professor, Department of Anatomy, RAKCOMS, RAKMHSU, UAE. September 2022 - till date.
  • Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy, RAKCOMS, RAKMHSU, UAE. August 2016 -August 2022.
  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Human Biology, Anatomy Division at International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. November 2012 - July 2016.
  • Associate/Assistant Professor of Gross Anatomy, Embryology & Histology at St. George's University, School of Medicine, St. George's, Grenada from August 2007 - June, 2012.
  • Assistant Professor, Human Anatomy at Saba University School of Medicine, SABA Netherland Antilles, Dutch West Indies.  March 2006 - August 2007.
  • Assistant Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer of Human Anatomy at Melaka Manipal Medical College, Manipal University, India from September 1998 - March 2006.
  1. A contemporary biological pathway of islet amyloid polypeptide for the management of diabetic dementia. Chem Biol Interact. 2019 Jun 1;306:117-122. doi: 10.1016/j.cbi.2019.04.022. Epub 2019 Apr 18. PMID: 31004596. Impact Factor: 3.72
  2. Molecular signaling of G-protein-coupled receptor in chronic heart failure and associated complications. Drug Dev Res. 2020 Feb;81(1):23-31. doi: 10.1002/ddr.21627. Epub 2019 Nov 30. PMID: 31785110. Impact Factor : 4.36
  3. Development and Validation of a Script Concordance Test (SCT) to Evaluate Ethical Reasoning Ability Among First and Fifth Year Students in a Medical School. J Acad Ethics 17, 193-204 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10805-019-09327-3 .Impact Factor:1.48
  4. Dacarbazine induces genotoxic and cytotoxic germ cell damage with concomitant decrease in testosterone and increase in lactate dehydrogenase concentration in the testis. Mutat Res. 2006 Sep 5;607(2):240-52. doi: 10.1016/j.mrgentox.2006.04.019. Epub 2006 Jun 21. PMID: 16793327. Impact Factor:6.5
  5. Unusual pectoralis major muscle: The chondroepitrochlearis - A case report -Anat Sci Int. 2008 Dec;83(4):277-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1447-073X.2007.00204.x) Impact Factor:1
  • Nominated for a 2022 Osmosis (Elsevier) Raise the Line Faculty Award.
  • First prize in supervising MBBS Year 1 students in clinical session at Ninth Undergraduate Research Competition conducted by Abu Dhabi University
  • Won awards for guiding undergraduate students at the RAKMHSU students scientific conference 
  • Best Lecturer award in the School of Medical Sciences, International Medical University(IMU), Malaysia for the year 2014,2015 & 2016. Awarded by the IMU Scholarship committee during the Faculty Appreciation Week