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Dr. Sucharita Sambashivaiah

  • Additional Professor, Dept of Physiology
  • Head, Clinical Physiology Unit
  • sucharita@stjohns.in
Education

  • 2006 - 2013, PhD - Physiology
    Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
  • 1999 - 2002, MD - Physiology
    Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
  • 1991 - 1996, Medicine
    Bangalore University, India
Experience

  • Additional Professor, Physiology & Head, Clinical Physiology Unit
    St. John's Medical College
    2014 - till date
    Bangalore, India
  • Associate Professor, Physiology & Head, Clinical Physiology Unit
    St. John's Medical College
    2008 - 2014
    Bangalore, India
  • Assistant Professor, Physiology
    St. John's Medical College
    2004 - 2008
    Bangalore, India
  • Lecturer, Physiology
    St. John's Medical College
    2002 - 2004
    Bangalore, India
  • Tutor, Physiology
    St. John's Medical College
    2000 - 2002
    Bangalore, India
Publications

Sucharita S, Dwarkanath P, Thomas T, Srinivasan K, Kurpad AV, Vaz M. Low maternal vitamin B12 status during pregnancy is associated with reduced heart rate variability indices in young children. Matern Child Nutr. 2014;10(2):226-33.

Sucharita S, Sowmya S, Thomas T, Kurpad AV, Vaz M. Plasma vitamin B12, methylmalonic acid and heart rate variability in healthy young Indian adults. Int J Vitam Nutr Res. 2013;83(3):147-53.

Unni US, Raj T, Sucharita S, Kuriyan R, Uthappa S, Vaz M, Regan MM, Kurpad AV. The effect of a controlled 8-week metabolic ward based lysine supplementation on muscle function, insulin sensitivity and leucine kinetics in young men. Clin Nutr. 2012;31(6):903-10.

Sucharita S, Thomas T, Antony B, Vaz M. Vitamin B12 supplementation improves heart rate variability in healthy elderly Indian subjects. Auton Neurosci. 2012;168(1-2):66-71.

Sucharita S, Bantwal G, Idiculla J, Ayyar V, Vaz M. Autonomic nervous system function in type 2 diabetes using conventional clinical autonomic tests, heart rate and blood pressure variability measures. Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2011;15(3):198-203.

Sucharita S, Tinku T, Raj T, Kurpad AV, Vaz M. Cardiovascular autonomic responses to hyperinsulinemia in young adult males of normal and low body mass index. Auton Neurosci. 2011;161(1-2):121-5.

Vaz M, Sucharita S, Srivatsa DV, Unni US, Raj T, Kurpad AV. Cardiac autonomic responses to hyperinsulinemia are associated with skeletal muscle function in healthy human subjects. Auton Neurosci. 2010;152(1-2):96-100.

Vaz M, Sucharita S, Bharathi AV. Heart rate and systolic blood pressure variability: the impact of thinness and aging in human subjects. J Nutr Health Aging. 2005;9(5):341-5.

Vaz M, Bharathi AV, Sucharita S, Nazareth D. Heart rate variability and baroreflex sensitivity are reduced in chronically undernourished, but otherwise healthy, human subjects. Clin Sci (Lond). 2003;104(3):295-302.

Sucharita S, Bharathi AV, Kurpad AV, Vaz M. A Comparative Study of Tests Of Cardiac Parasympathetic Nervous Activity In Healthy Human Subjects. Physiol Meas. 2002;23(2):347-54.

Projects

Intermediate Fellowship (Clinical and Public Health) funded by Wellcome Trust/ DBT India Alliance for the study titled “Human skeletal muscle quality and insulin sensitivity: A study to understand the impact of life style intervention in pre diabetics”. http://www.wellcomedbt.org/searchfellows?old_fellows=0&name=sucharita+sambashivaiah&fellowship=6&awardyear=2013

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