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Prof. Dr. Sumitabha Ghosh

Professor & Head of Physiology,
Faculty of Medicine


  • BSc (Physioloogy Hons)
  • MSc(Physiology)
  • PhD (Physiology)

Teaching & Research Experience:

  • Teaching Experience:  32 years
  • Research experience: 38 years

Research Interest

  • Reproductive Physiology
  • Neurophysiology
Administrative Appointments /Committee Involvements
  • System coordinator of Central Nervous System (BMD 2129), FOM, QIUP
  • Course coordinator of ‘Human Physiology” (BBT 2205), FIST, QIUP
  • Guided “Research review” during 2013-14 (for 3 candidates), 2014-15 (for 2 candidates)
  • Member PBL vetting committee, FOM
  • Member of question vetting committee, FOM
Professional Involvement
  • External examiner for PhD thesis at International Medical University, Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur,
  • Reviewd a paper entitled “Physiological effects of cinnamomum cassia bark extract on b-cells of islets of Langerhans in alloxan induced diabetic rats” for Sindh University Research Journal
  • External examiner for theses and viva-voce for B Med Sci (Bachelor of Medical Sciences) on 2009 (1 candidate), 2010 (3), 2011 (3), & 2012 (1)
  •  Guided and accompanied 8 students who took part at “Raman Challenge Trophy” in 13th Inter-Medical School Physiology Quiz (IMSPQ 2015) at University of Malaya in 12th & 13th August 2015
  • Presented a poster in 29th Scientific meeting of Malaysian Society of Pharmacologists and Physiologists (MSPP) held on 24th & 25th August 2015 at Setia City Convention Centre, Shah Alam, Selangor
Selected Publications
  • Ramaswamy C., Ghosh S. and Vasudev R.  Regulatory role of nucleus accumbens (ACB) in the ingestion of sucrose and saccharine. Indian J. Exp. Biol. 36, 820-823,1998.
  • Ramaswamy C., Ghosh S. and Vasudev R. Alteration of preference of food substances in terms of taste and nutritional value following the lesion of two subdistricts of nucleus accumbens. Indian J. Med. Res. 108, 139-144, 1998.
  • Rajashekar R.K., Niveditha Y. and Ghosh S. Blood pressure response to cold pressor test in siblings of hypertensives. Indian J Physiol. Pharmacol, 47 (3): 453-458, 2003
  • Ganaraja B., Pavithran P., and Ghosh S. Effect of estrogen on plasma ceruloplasmin level in rats exposed to acute stress. Indian J Med Sci, 58 (4) : 150-154, 2004
  • Chatterjee A., Rajikin M.H., Chatterjee R. and Ghosh S. Stress and how it affects reproduction. Biomedical Research, 17 (1): 1-6, 2006
  • Djojodibroto R.D., Pratibha G., Kamaluddin B., Manjit S.S., Sumitabha G., Deva Kumar A., and Hashami B. Predicted Equations for Ventilatory Function Among Kuching (Sarawak, Malaysia) Population. Med J Malaysia, 64 (4): 263-267, 2009
  • Siti Norashikin MT, Ghosh S, Chatterjee R, Hamim MH, Chatterjee A. Nicotine and Endometrial Decidual Growth in Pseudopregnant Rats. Reprod Med Biol 13: 135 -141, 2014
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