College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences , Mannuthy


DEPARTMENT: Veterinary Physiology

Faculty & Staff

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Dr V Ramanth Dr V Ramanth
Designation: - Professor and Head
Email ID: - ramnath@kvasu.ac.in

Educational Qualifications

  • BVSc & AH: 1988: Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur
  • MVSc: 1991: Veterinary Physiology: Tamil Nadu Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Chennai
  • Ph.D : 2005: Biochemistry: Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala



Work Experience

  • 26 years of teaching and research experience.
  • Guided 6 post graduate (MVSc) students, five MSc students and one Ph.D. student as Major advisor.
  • Published 40 scientific articles, of which18 are in Internationally reputed journals.
  • Served as Professor Academics in the College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences at Mannuthy and Pookode campuses, and at present holding additional charge as Professor & Officer-in-charge of Instrumentation Centre as well as Professor & Implementing Officer of Central Instruments Laboratory (CIL), Mannuthy. Also holding the charges of Radiological Safety Officer (RSO) of the University and licensee to import radioisotopes. Served as Controller of Examinations of KVASU-Pookode from Jan. 2015 to Jan. 2018. As training co-ordinator, conducted 45 short term trainings on “ Analytical techniques used in Veterinary and allied sciences”.
  • Principal investigator of an externally aided ICAR ad - hoc project ( 2004-2007).
  • Quality manager of NABL accredited laboratories of KVASU: College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Mannuthy.
  • Principal investigator of establishment of a Referral Analytical Diagnostic Laboratory funded by RIDF-NABARD (2020)




Dr G Nirmalan memorial award for the best scientific paper published in 2008



  • Four days Training on Laboratory Quality Management System ( NABL )
  • Ten days Training on Radioimmunoassay Techniques and their clinical application organized by BARC, Mumbai
  • Nine days Training on Radiation safety aspects in the research applications of ionizing radiation organized by BARC, Mumbai





  • Amelioration of heat stress induced disturbances of antioxidant defense system in chicken by Brahma Rasayana.(2008). V Ramnath, PS Rekha, KS Sujatha. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 5 (1), 77-84. Impact factor 1.79
  • Regulation of caspase-3 and Bcl-2 expression in Dalton's lymphoma ascites cells by abrin(2009).V Ramnath, PS Rekha, G Kuttan, R Kuttan. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 6 (2), 233-238. Impact factor 1.79
  • Crystal Protein of a Novel Bacillus thuringiensis Strain Inducing Cell Cycle Arrest and Apoptotic Cell Death in Human Leukemic Cells. (2020). V Beena, V Ramnath, KP Sreekumar, K Karthiayini, PT Philomina, D Girija. Scientific reports 9 (1), 1-9. Impact factor 3.998
  • Kottarapat Jeena1 , Vijayasteltar B Liju1 , Viswanathan Ramnath and Ramadasan Kuttan.(2016). Protection against Whole Body γ-Irradiation Induced Oxidative Stress and Clastogenic Damage in Mice by Ginger Essential Oil . Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev.; 17 (3): 1325-1332
  • Kottarapat Jeena, Vijayasteltar B Liju, Ramnath Viswanathan and Ramadasan Kuttan. (2013). Antimutagenic potential andmodulation of carcinogen metabolising enzymes by ginger essentialoil. Phytother. Res.; DOI: 10.1002/ptr.5064
  • Alikunji Pararikkal Firdous, Edakkadath Raghavan Sindhu, Viswanathan Ramnath and Ramadasan Kuttan.(2013).Anticarcinogenic activity of meso-zeaxanthinin rodents and its possible mechanism of action. Nutrition and Cancer; 65(6):850-856.
  • Alikunji P Firdous, Edakkadath R Sindhu,Viswanathan Ramnath and Ramadasan Kuttan. (2013). Amelioration of radiation induced damages in mice by carotenoid meso-zeaxanthin. Int. J.Rad. Biol.; 89(3):171-181.
  • Edakkadath R Sindhu, Alikunji P Firdous, Viswanathan Ramnath and Ramadasan Kuttan. (2012). Effect of carotenoid lutein on N-nitrosodiethylamine-induced hepatocellular carcinoma and itsmechanism of action. Eur. J. Cancer Prev; PMID23187720
  • Edakkadath R Sindhu, Alikunji P Firdous, Viswanathan Ramnath and Ramadasan Kuttan. (2012). Antimutagenic activity of lutein-an oxycarotenoid present in the macula and its inhibition of cytochrome P 450 enzymes. Drug Metab. Lett. PMID 23061482.
  • Bacillus thuringiensis Strain from western ghats of India possess nematocidal property against Haemonchus contortus larvae of goats. (2019), V Beena, V Ramnath, D Girija, K Karthiayini, KP Sreekumar, Heliyon 5 (10), e02724



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