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Dr. E. Sreekumaran

Associate Professor,
Department of Life Sciences
University of Calicut, Thenjipalam
Kerala – 673635
Phone 9539254721
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Qualifications

  1. Ph.D in Physiology (January 2001), University of Calicut
  2. M.Sc. Life Sciences(1994) University of Calicut

Publications

  1. T.Ramakrishna, S.Vatsala, TR.Madhav, E.Sreekumaran, J.Ramesh and KRK Easwaran. Conformational change in β-amyloid peptide (1-40) induced by aluminium: reversal by borate. Alzheimer’s Research, vol.3, No.5, October, 1997.

  2. T.Ramakrishna, S.Vatsala, TR.Madhav, E.Sreekumaran, J.Ramesh and KRK Easwaran. Conformational change in β-amyloid peptide (1-40) induced by aluminium: reversal by borate. Alzheimer’s Research, vol.3, No.5, October, 1997.

  3. T.Ramakrishna, S.Vatsala, V.Shobi, E.Sreekumaran, TR.Madhav, J.Ramesh and KRK Raswaran. Betaine reverses toxic effects of aluminium: Implications in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and AD-like pathology. Current Science, vol.75. No.11, December, 1998

  4. Edakkot Sreekumaran and T.Ramakrishna. Spatial memory loss in rat due to aluminium toxicity is reversed by desferrioxamine/pyridoxine. Alzheimer’s Reports, vol.5 No.1, 2002.

  5. E.Sreekumaran, T.Ramakrishna, TR.Madhav, D.Anandh, BM.Prabhu, S.Sulekha, PN.Bindu and TR.Raju. Loss of dendritic connectivity in CA1, CA2 and CA3 neurons in hippocampus in rat under aluminium toxicity: Antidotal effect of pyridoxine. Brain Research Bulletin, vol.59. No.6, 2003.

  6. Ani V. Das, Sreekumaran Edakkot, Wallace B. Thoreson, Jackson James, Sumitra Bhattacharya and Iqbal Ahmad. Membrane properties of retinal stem cells/progenitors. Progress in retinal and eye research, Volume 24, Issue 6, November 2005, Pages 663-681, 2005.

  7. Beenarani K and Sreekumaran E. Management of elevated liver enzymes in geriatric diabetes by yogic practice. International Multidisciplinary Research Journal, 2(2):01-05; ISSN: 2231-6302, 2012.

  8. Beena Rani K, Sreekumaran E. Yogic practice and diabetes mellitus in geriatric patients. International Journal of Yoga. Vol. 6 Jan-Jun-2013.

  9. Arjun A Bhaskaran and Sreekumaran E. Effect of Calicopterus floribunda leaf extract on streptozotocin induced diabetic rats. IMTU Medical Journal Volume 4 - April, 2013.

  10. Abdul Rahiman Rahmath, Pattath Sadanandhan Krishnaprabha, Varma Sana, Pichakacheri Suresh Kumar, Edakkot Sreekumaran. Study Of Dementia With Particular Reference To Mini Mental State Examination And Geriatric Depression Scale In Diabetic Patients. Asian Journal of Health Sciences. Vol-1, Issue- 1, Jul -Dec 2013.

  11. Suresh Kumar P, Greeshma C, Sreekumaran E. Study of Dementia in Diabetic patients with particular reference to Cerad and Trail Making Test. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, ISSN 2229-5518; Volume 5, Issue 10, October-2014.

  12. Suresh Kumar P, T. Ramakrishna, E. Sreekumaran. Association of Diabetic Neuropathy and Low Serum Calcium Levels in Diabetic Patients. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, ISSN 2229-5518; Volume 6, Issue 1, January-2015.

  13. Rahmath Abdul Rahiman, Nisha Rajan and Edakkot Sreekumaran. Neuroprotective effect of vitex negundo against scopolamine induced cognitive impairment and oxidative stress in Wistar albino rats. Biosciences Biotechnology Research Asia, Vol. 12(Spl. Edn. 2), p. 301-307; September 2015.

  14. Rahmath A, Nisha Rajan, Ahamed Shahal M, Seena TP and Sreekumaran E. Neuroprotective Effect of Moringa oleifera in Scopolamine Induced Cognitive Impairment and Oxidative Stress in Wistar Albino Rats. ISSN: 0975-8585; RJPBCS 6(4) Page No. 1736; July– August 2015.

  15. Seena Thadathil Pandarekandy, Sneha Girijavallabhan Kannamparathazhathethil, Rahmath Abdulrahiman, Ahammed Shahal, Surya Padinjareveedu Subrahmanyan and Sreekumaran Edakkot. A prospective study to evaluate daily moderate consumption of ethanol on oxidative stress markers of diabetes induced wistar strain albino rats. British Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. Article no.BJPR.21361; ISSN: 2231-2919, NLM ID: 101631759; (6): 1-11, 2015.

  16. Thadathil Pandarekandy Seena, Padinjareveedu Subrahmanyan Surya, Girijavallabhan Kannamparathazhathethil Sneha, Abdulrahiman Rahmath, Edakkot Sreekumaran. Comparative study of oxidative stress marker malondialdehyde on dasamoolarishta and ethanol treated healthy wistar albino rats. International Journal of Ayurveda and Pharma Research. ISSN: 2322 - 0910 (O); 3(7):22-31, 2015.

  17. Greeshma C, Varun, Sreekumaran E. Supplementation of zinc induces retinoic acid-mediated differentiation of rat bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells (MSCS) into insulin producing cells (ipcs) in-vitro. International Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Pharmacy. DOI: 10.7897/2277-4343.08150; 8 (Suppl 1), pages 109-112, 2017.

  18. P.G. Sreejesh and E. Sreekumaran. Effect of monosodium glutamate on striato-hippocampal acetylcholinesterase level in the brain of male Wistar albino rats and its implications on learning and memory during aging. Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications, 11(1): 76-82 (2018).


Book Chapters

  1. Co-author of a chapter in the book “Neural development and stem cells” edited by Mahendra S Rao Edition 2. Humana Press 2006. ISBN 1588294811, 9781588294814. pages 454

Conference Presentations

  1. Norepinephrine in male and female rat brain: A quantitative study. Presented at the XIII Annual Conference of Indian Acamedy of Neurosciences, February 27 to March 1, 1995 at the Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.

  2. I was selected for an oral presentation on the topic “Effect of aluminium on intrinsic burst activity from hippocampal slices in rat: Desferrioxamine as a possible antidote.” at The fourth Keele meeting on aluminium 24 th - 27 th February 2001, U.K.

  3. Presented a poster on the topic “Differentiation of Voltage- and Ligand-gated Currents in Early and Late Retinal Progenitors” at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) conference 2003 at Florida, USA.

  4. Participated as a resource person for a talk on the topic “Alzheimer’s disease” At a National Seminar on Advances in medical sciences on 29 th August, 2005 at the post graduate department of Microbiology, EMEA college, Kondotty, Kerala, India.

  5. Participated in a workshop on “Cognitive Screening for Dementia” held at the Manipal Universal Learning Private Limited, Bangalore, India., on 4 th and 5 th March, 2006.

  6. Participated as a resource person for a talk on “Sports and medicine matters in life” at a UGC sponsored National Seminar on the Role of physical education in health and wellness. At the St. Pius X College Rajapuram, Kerala, India on 20 th and 21 st July, 2006.

  7. Participated in the Annual meeting of Society for Biotechnologists, India and National Symposium on Current Trends in Stem Cell Biology at the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Trivandrum, Kerala State, India on 15, 16 th December, 2007.

  8. Conducted a National Seminar on Neurosciences at the Department of Life Sciences, University of Calicut, Kerala, India on 13 th February, 2008, which was funded by the University Grants Commission.

  9. Invited as a resource person for a talk on “Stem cells and neurodegenerative disorders.” at the International Conference on recent developments in stem cell research on 23rd August 2008., conducted by the Department of Biotechnology, Aditya Kiran College of applied studies, Krishnagiri, Mathamangalam Post, Kannur, Kerala, India – 670 306.

  10. Participated as a resource person for a talk on “Alzheimer’s: a neurodegenerative disorder” at the 54 th Orientation course conducted by the Academic Staff College, University of Calicut, Kerala, India on 28 th August, 2008.

  11. Participated as a resource person for a talk on “Alzheimer’s: a neurodegenerative disorder” at the 54 th Orientation course conducted by the Academic Staff College, University of Calicut, Kerala, India on 28 th August, 2008.

  12. Invited as a resource person for a talk on “Is aluminium toxic?” at a refresher course conducted by the Academic Staff College, University of Calicut, Kerala, India on 6th January, 2009.

  13. Invited for a talk on “Alzheimer’s disease: its implication on society” and inauguration of The Biophysics Association at the MES Asmabi College, Vemballur, Kerala, India on 8th January, 2009.

  14. Invited for a talk on Alzheimer’s disease awareness at the All India Radio, Calicut on 20th May, 2009.

  15. Invited as a resource person for a talk on the topic “Minding the memory mess” at the National seminar on recent trends in Life Sciences conducted by the Department of Zoology, on 27th October, 2009 at the Government Brennen College, Thalassery, Kerala, India.

  16. Participated in the National Conference of Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals on 15 th January, 2010 by the Ministry of Environment and Forests at New Delhi, India.

  17. K Rahul Dev, Seena TP and E.Sreekumaran. Study of dementia with particular reference to 7- minute screen, Gobal Vs Local attentional task and CERAD. Presented at the 97th Indian Science Congress, January 3 rd to 7 th , 2010. Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.

  18. Sana Varma, Rahmath A, Krishnaprabha PS, Suresh Kumar P and Sreekumaran E. Study of dementia with particular reference to attentional switching and Trail making test in diabetic patients. Presented at the 97 th Indian Science Congress, 3rd to 7th January, 2010. Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.

  19. Seena TP, Rahul Dev K and Sreekumaran E. Study of dementia with particular reference to Trail Making Test, Mini Mental State Examination and Geriatric Depression Scale in old age. Presented at the 97 th Indian Science Congress, 3rd to 7th January, 2010. Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.

  20. Krishnaprabha PS, Rahmath A, Sana Varma, Suresh Kumar P and Sreekumaran E. Study of dementia with particular reference to 7- minute screen test and CERAD test in diabetic patients. Presented at the 97 th Indian Science Congress, 3rd to 7th January, 2010. Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.

  21. Rahmath A, Krishnaprabha PS, Sana Varma, Suresh Kumar P and Sreekumaran E. Study of dementia with particular reference to Mini Mental State Examination and Geriatric Depression Scale in diabetic patients. Presented at the 97th Indian Science Congress, 3rd to 7th January, 2010. Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.

  22. Karthika C S, Sreekumaran E, I D Konikkara. Hyperglycemia Reversal in Rats: Diabetes Well Within Pippalyaasavam's Therapeutic Range. Biovision 2010 – International Symposium on Bioprocess Engineering, 1- 4th October, 2010, Thrissur (Kerala), India.

  23. Ahamed Shahal M, Sreekumaran E, I D Konikkara. The Possible Role of Gut Microflora in Generating Medicinal Molecules from Herbs. Biovision 2010 – International Symposium on Bioprocess Engineering, 1- 4th October, 2010, Thrissur (Kerala), India.

  24. Sinju C P, Ambili G K, Sreekumaran E, I D Konikkara. Dasamoolarishtam- Reversal of Streptozotocin- Inflicted Diabetes Mellitus in Rats. Biovision 2010 – International Symposium on Bioprocess Engineering, 1- 4th October, 2010, Thrissur (Kerala), India.

  25. Sowmya K and Sreekumaran E. The Hypoglycemic effect of Calycopterus floribunda (pullaani)-whether it cause the regeneration of pancreatic beta cells? - A histological Study. 23rd Kerala Science Congress, 29-31st January, 2011, Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), India.

  26. Participated as a resource person for a talk on “The global scenario of pollution and our role” at the Orientation course conducted by the Academic Staff College, University of Calicut, Kerala, India on 16th September, 2011.

  27. Attended the 23rd Annual national conference of Physiological Society of India (Physicon 2011). Department of Physiology, NRI Medical College and General Hospital, Guntur Andhrapradesh. On 21st December, 2011 and Co Chaired a session on the title Modern Day stress.

  28. Participated as a resource person for a talk on “The global scenario of pollution and the role of teachers” at the Orientation course conducted by the Academic Staff College, University of Calicut., Kerala, India on 3rd March, 2012.

  29. Resource person at the UGC Academic Staff College, University of Calicut., and engaged classes on Environmental studies on 9th July 2012.

  30. Presented a poster on “Role of Sida cordifolia in the management of peripheral neuropathy in rats” at the 2012 SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM of the Indian Academy of Neurosciences -Bangalore Chapter “Neurobiology of cognition” at the Convention Center, NIMHANS, Bangalore on 1st and 2nd November, 2012.

  31. Talk at the Academic staff College, University of Calicut., on the topic “Pollution and our role as teachers” on 13th December, 2012.

  32. Resource person at the UGC Academic Staff College, University of Calicut., and engaged classes on Environmental studies on 25th February, 2013.

  33. Resource person at the UGC Academic Staff College, University of Calicut., and engaged classes on Environmental studies on 27th May, 2013.

  34. Resource person at the UGC Academic Staff College, University of Calicut., and engaged classes on Environmental studies on 19th June, 2013.

  35. Resource person at the UGC Academic Staff College, University of Calicut and engaged classes on Environmental studies on 5th July, 2013.

  36. Resource person at the UGC Academic Staff College, University of Calicut., and engaged classes on Environmental studies on 23rd July, 2013.

  37. Engaged classes for 14th refresher course of the UGC- Academic Staff College, University of Calicut., on the topic “Pollution and our role as teachers” on 6th December, 2013.

  38. Resource person at the UGC Academic Staff College, University of Calicut., and engaged classes on Environmental studies on 17th January, 2014.

  39. Inaugurated the Science club with a talk “Raise your voice and not the sea level” on the World Environment day at the St. Francis English Medium School, Kundayithodu, Calicut on 5th June, 2014.

  40. Resource person at the UGC- Academic Staff College, University of Calicut., on the topic “Pollution and our role as teachers” on 8th July, 2014.

  41. Resource person of UGC sponsored Orientation Programme conducted by the HRDC at the UGC- Academic Staff College, University of Calicut., on the topic “Role of teachers in pollution mitigation” on 13th February, 2018.

  42. Invited talk at the Bharathiya Vidhya Bhavan, Bhavanś Ramakrishnan Institute of Teacher Education, Ramanattukara, Calicut., on the topic ¨What we ought to know as teachers.¨ on 14th February, 2018.

  43. Resource person and Chief Guest for a talk on ¨Science, Technology, pollution and solutions .¨ at the Pazhassiraja college, Batherry, Wayanad district, Kerala for the National Science Say Celebrations entitled he synergy of science and technology 1920 – 2020¨ sponsored by the Kerala State Council for Sciences, Technology and Environment and supported by the Department of Science and Technology on 27th February, 2018.

  44. Resource person at the MES Mampad college, Malappuram district, Kerala for a talk on ¨Beat plastic pollution.¨ on 26th June, 2018.

  45. Resource person at the EMEA college of Arts and Sciences, Kondotty for a talk on ¨Science, Technology, pollution and solutions.¨ in a KSCSTE sponsored seminar on 9th March, 2018.

  46. Resource person of UGC sponsored Orientation Programme conducted by the HRDC at the UGC- Academic Staff College, University of Calicut., on the topic “Role of teachers in pollution mitigation” on 3rd July, 2018.

  47. Resource person of UGC sponsored Orientation Programme conducted by the HRDC at the UGC- Academic Staff College, University of Calicut., on the topic “Role of teachers in pollution mitigation” on 15th September, 2018.

  48. Resource person at the SAFI Institute of Advanced Study (SIAS), Rasiya Nagar, Vazhayoor East PO, Via Ramanattukara, Malappuram district Kerala – 673 633., for the Key note address on the Microbiology students’association (Microbiome) inauguration on 1st October, 2018.

  49. Resource person at the EMEA college of Arts and Sciences, Kondotty for a talk on ¨Science, Technology, pollution and solutions.¨ in a National seminar on 5th December, 2018.

  50. Resource person of Orientation programme No.105 at the UGC- Academic Staff College, University of Calicut., on the topic “Pollution and our role as responsible citizens” on 6th February, 2019.

  51. Resource person for three days at the Aryabhatta Hall, Central science complex, University of Calicut on ¨Microscopy¨ to the 9th standard school students who excelled in USS scholarship examination with distinction, in the Three day Science Residential Camp ŚASTRA JALAKAM’ conducted by the State Institute of Educational Training (SIET), Government of Kerala from 26 to 28th November, 2018.

  52. Invited talk as a part of Neuro science lecture series at the Department of Biotechnology, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin on the topic ¨Alzheimerś disease: A neurodegenerative disorder.¨ on 31st July, 2019.

  53. Resource person of UGC sponsored refresher course in History & Cultural studies conducted by the HRDC at the UGC- Academic Staff College, University of Calicut., on the topic “Role of teachers in pollution mitigation” on 19th September, 2018.

  54. Resource person of UGC sponsored Orientation Programme conducted by the HRDC at the UGC- Academic Staff College, University of Calicut., on the topic “Role of teachers in pollution mitigation” on 3rd November, 2018.

Research Projects Undertaken

  1. “Potential of stem cell therapy for diabetes: a study on Wistar albino rats.” UGC Minor project.

Research guidance

Completed :

    1. Ph.D (5)
      1. Biochemical changes in Diabetes mellitus”   Pradeep Kumar KM.  Awarded Ph.D as per the order # CDC/C1/1950/2010 Biochem. Dated 18/05/2011.  The syndicate awarded the title with effect from 7/5/2011.
      2. “Effect of antioxidants in Diabetes mellitus.” Beenarani, K, Awarded Ph.D., as per the order No: 2 1986/RESEARCH-C-ASST -I/2013/CU Dated 08.04.2015. The syndicate awarded the title with effect from 04/12/2014.
      3. “Comparative study of the effect of selected herbs, biomolecules and modern medicines in dementia induced rats.” Ph.D awarded to Mrs. Rahmath A as per the order No.78226/RESEARCH-C-ASST-1/2016/Admn dated 22.06.2017 with effect from 16/05/2017.
      4. “Anti-hyperglycemic effect of some ayurvedic preparations: A prospective study on rats.” On going Ph.D work of Ms. Seena TP. As per the orders No.78441/RESEARCH-C-ASST-1/2016/Admn dated 24.08.2017., with effect from 17/08/2017.
      5. “Detrimental effect of food additives in different parts of brain and the antidotal effect of Myristica fragrans and Annona muricata compared to modern medicine.” Ph.D awarded to Sreejesh, PG in 2018.
    2. M.Phil (--)
      1. ----. (2019)
    3. M.Sc. Dissertations (--)
      1. ---- (year)

Ongoing:

    1. Ph.D (7)
      1. “Role of selected herbal preparations in the management of parkinsonism in rats.” on going Ph.D work of Mr. Ahmad Shahal, A.

      2. “Application of stem cells for the treatment of some induced disorders.” On going Ph.D of Mrs. Greeshma, C. Submitter for evaluation.

      3. “Pathophysiological action of homeopathic medicines in the treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome: a cross sectional study.” on going Ph.D of Dr.Ajayikumar Babu.

      4. Sneha

      5. Bhasura

      6. Arya

      7. Shahala

    2. M.Phil (--)
    3. M.Sc. Dissertations (--)

Teaching experience

17 Years at PG level

      1. Assistant Professor - Department of Lifesciences, University of Calicut (2004 onwards)
      2. Associate Professor -  Department of Lifesciences, University of Calicut (2010 onwards)

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Membership in Academic bodies

      1. Member, Academic council, University of Calicut. (2015 Onwards)

Other Charges

      1. Director, Forensic Sciences Programme, University of Calicut

Membership in Professional Bodies

      1.  Life member –

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