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Dr. Sareesh Narayanan Naduvil

Associate Professor

Educational Qualification
  • PhD – Physiology, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, 2013
  • MSc – Medical Physiology, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, 2007
  • Certificate Course – Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Methodology, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, 2009
Professional Career
(Total Teaching Experiences)
  • Associate Professor (Since May 2020), Department of Physiology, RAK College of Medical Sciences, RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE.
  • Assistant Professor (May 2017 – April 2020), Department of Physiology, RAK College of Medical Sciences, RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE.
  • Assistant Professor (November 2013 – April 2017), Department of Physiology, Melaka Manipal Medical College (Manipal Campus), Manipal University, India.
  • Senior Grade Lecturer (September 2013 – November 2013), Department of Physiology, Melaka Manipal Medical College (Manipal Campus), Manipal University, India.
  • Lecturer (September 2007 – August 2013), Department of Physiology, Melaka Manipal Medical College (Manipal Campus), Manipal University, India. 
Achievements/ Interests/Publications/Awards
Achievements/awards
  • Teaching in 2018-2019 MFM118 module was appreciated by students by submitting a score of 4.91 out of 5 in IRO survey at RAK Medical and Health Sciences University, Ras al Kahimah, UAE
  • Consistently receiving good score in student assessment of faculty across various modules or courses at RAK Medical and Health Sciences University, Ras al Kahimah, UAE
  • Bestowed certificate of appreciation from Manipal University for excellence in teaching in the year 2014 & 2016
  • Awarded Dr T.M.A. Pai Gold Medal for Outstanding Medical Research from Manipal University in 2012, 2013, 2015 & 2016
  • Elected by the students among the 50+ first year MMMC (Manipal Campus) medical teaching faculty as; 4th good teacher in 2015, 3rd good teacher in 2011, 2nd good teacher in 2010 & 5th good teacher in 2009
  • Awarded 1st prize from Manipal University for making an audio-visual teaching material on “an overview of motor system examination and role-play demonstrations of associated disorders” in 2011
  • Biography was included in the 8th edition of Marquis Who is Who in Medicine and Health Care (2011-2012)
  • PhD Guide- Manipal University
Research grants
  • Ad-hoc research grant from Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in 2012.
  • Seed money grant from Manipal University in 2011.
Selected research publications

Citations- 644, h-index- 13, i10-index- 16

  • Kumaradevan KS, Balan A, Khan K, Alji RM, Narayanan SN. Modulatory role of background music on cognitive interference task in young people. Ir J Med Sci. 2020. doi: 10.1007/s11845-020-02365-6.
  • Narayanan SN, Bairy LK, Srinivasamurthy SK. Determining factors for optimal neuronal and glial Golgi-Cox staining. Histochem Cell Biol. 2020. doi: 10.1007/s00418-020-01891-9
  • Narayanan SN, Jetti R, Kesari KK, Kumar RS, Nayak SB, Bhat PG. Radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation-induced behavioral changes and their possible basis. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2019;26(30):30693-30710. doi: 10.1007/s11356-019-06278-5. Epub 2019 Aug 28.
  • Narayanan SN, Kumar RS. An improved light dark box test by using a real-time video tracking system. Acta Biol Hung. 2018 Dec;69(4):371-384. doi: 10.1556/018.69.2018.4.1.
  • Narayanan SN, Mohapatra N, John P, K N, Kumar RS, Nayak SB, Bhat PG. Radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation exposure effects on amygdala morphology, place preference behavior and brain caspase-3 activity in rats. Environ Toxicol Pharmacol. 2018 Mar;58:220-229. doi: 10.1016/j.etap.2018.01.009. Epub 2018 Jan 31
  • Abraham RR, Torke S, Gonsalves J, Narayanan SN, Kamath MG, Prakash J, Rai KS. Modified directed self-learning sessions in physiology with prereading assignments and Pecha Kucha talks: perceptions of students. Adv Physiol Educ. 2018 Mar 1;42(1):26-31. doi: 10.1152/advan.00048.2017.
  • Narayanan SN, Kumar RS, Karun KM, Nayak SB, Bhat PG. Possible cause for altered spatial cognition of prepubescent rats exposed to chronic radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation. Metab Brain Dis. 2015; 30(5):1193-206.
  • Snehunsu A, Ghosal C, Kandwal M, Yadav PK, Nayak BS, Rao KR, Kamath SU, Sahoo P, Srinivasan KK, Naduvil Narayanan S, Kumar S, Joseph A. 1-Triacontanol cerotate; isolated from Marsilea quadrifolia Linn. ameliorates reactive oxidative damage in the frontal cortex and hippocampus of chronic epileptic rats. J Ethnopharmacol. 2015;172:80-4.
  • Narayanan SN, Jetti R, Gorantla VR, Kumar RS, Nayak S, Bhat PG. Appraisal of the Effect of Brain Impregnation Duration on Neuronal Staining and Morphology in a Modified Golgi-Cox Method. J Neurosci Methods. 2014 Jul 23;235C:193-207.
  • Narayanan SN, Kumar RS, Paval J, Kedage V, Bhat MS, Nayak S, Bhat PG. Analysis of emotionality and locomotion in radio-frequency electromagnetic radiation exposed rats. Neurol Sci 2013;34(7):1117-24.
  • Narayanan SN, Kumar RS, Nayak S. Student-involved demonstration approach to teach the physiology of vestibular apparatus for undergraduate medical students. Teach Learn Med 2011;23(3):269-77.
  • Kumar RS, Narayanan SN. Role-playing lecturing: a method for teaching neuroscience to medical students. Adv Physiol Educ. 2008 Dec;32(4):329-31. doi: 10.1152/advan.90105.2008.

All research publications: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=xM6jPyAAAAAJ&hl=en

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2980-2352

Reviewer
  • Environmental Science and Pollution Research- 2020
  • Histochemistry and Cell Biology- 2020
  • Acta Nurobiologiae Experimentalis- 2018
  • Archives of medical research- 2018
  • Histology and Histopathology- 2017
  • Heliyon- 2017
  • Bioelectromagnetics- 2016
  • Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry-  2015
  • Physiology & Behavior- 2015
  • PLOS ONE- 2015
  • Neural Regeneration Research- 2015
  • Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences- 2012
  • Cell Biochemistry and Biophysics- 2012
  • Journal of Pharmacy and Bioallied Sciences- 2011
  • Electromagnetic Biology and Medicine- 2011
  • The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation (HFG), New York, USA- 2015
  • Book chapter- Best and Taylors Physiological Basis of Medical Practice- 2010

All reviews: https://publons.com/researcher/553756/sareesh-naduvil-narayanan/

Editorial board member
  • EC Psychology and Psychiatry (ECPP)- 2017
  • Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry International Journal (APBIJ)- 2016
  • Review editorial board- Frontiers in Radiation and Health (a specialty section of Frontiers in Public Health)- Since 2014
Memberships
  • Indian Academy of Neurosciences (IAN)- 2009
Membership of Committees
  • Member-Curriculum Committee for Basic Sciences- RAKMHSU, Since 2017 
  • Member-Examination Committee- RAKMHSU, Since 2017
  • Member-Secretory, RAKMHSU Research Ethics Committee (RAKMHSU-REC), Since 2017
  • Chief PBL coordinator for MBBS- MMMC, Manipal University, 2014-2017
  • Faculty coordinator for Mentorship Scheme- MMMC, Manipal University, 2008-2014
  • Physiology subject coordinator for BDS- MMMC, Manipal University, 2016-2017
  • Physiology subject coordinator for BDS- MMMC, Manipal University, 2013-2014 
  • Physiology subject coordinator for BDS- MMMC, Manipal University, 2009-2012
  • Faculty coordinator for Mentorship Scheme- MMMC, Manipal University, 2008-2014
  • Library coordinator- MMMC, Manipal University, 2008-2014
Conferences/Workshops
  • Invited lectures/ resource person for workshops- 5
  • CME/ workshops attended- 38
  • CME/ workshops organized- 2
  • Scientific presentations at conferences (National & International)- 10