Dr. M.S. Latha

 

Name – Dr. M.S. Latha

Designation – Professor, Dean of Science

Tel. No. : 9446190331

E-mail: mslathas@gmail.com

Date of Birth – 25-7-1961

Religion – Hindu, Ezhava

Marital Status – Married with two children
Residential Address – Gopeesadanam
Eraviperoor P.O.
Thiruvalla
Pathanamthitta (Dist.)
Pin : 689542.
Tel. No. 0469-2668105, 2668135

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Examination      University       Year         Subject      Division
S.S.L.C Board of Public
Examinations
1976 First Class
PDC University of Kerala 1978 2nd Group First Class
B.Sc. University of Kerala 1981 Chemistry
Physics and
Maths (Sub)
First Class
M.Sc University of Kerala 1983 Biochemistry First Class
PhD* University of Kerala,
Trivandrum, Kerala, India.
1990 Biochemistry

*Thesis entitles “Effects of nicotine on the macromolecular components of the arterial wall”

Teaching and guiding experience

  • Teaching -30 years 7 months of postgraduate teaching at the university level.
  • Research Experience -27 years of guiding research at M.Phil & Ph D level.
  •  Guiding experience – 27 years
  •  10 years and 8 months of service as University Professor

Joined as Lecturer in a Private College on 1-10-1986. Then I joined M.G.University on 11-8-1988 as Lecturer. On 27-7-1998 I was promoted as Reader. On 27-7-2006 I was promoted as Professor. I assumed the charge of the Director of the School of Biosciences from 28-12-2007 to 28-12-2010.

EXPEREINCE – ADMINISTRATIVE

  • Director of the School of Biosciences from 28-12-2007 to 28-12-2010.
  • Dean of Science, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam from 01/08/2016 onwards
  • Member syndicate, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam from 18/03/2017 onwards

Employment Details

Sl.No.           Designation      Name of institution Period of employment
1.  Lecturer (college service) K.E.College,Mannanam.P.O
Kottayam,Kerala
1-10-1986 to 10-2-1988
2. Lecturer(university service) Mahatma Gandhi University,Kottayam, Kerala From 11-2-1988
3. Sr.Lecturer Mahatma Gandhi,University
Kottayam, Kerala
From 1-10-1991
4. Reader Mahatma Gandhi University
Kottayam, Kerala
From 27-7-1998
5. Professor Mahatma Gandhi University
Kottayam, Kerala
From 27-7-2006 FN
6. Director School of Biosciences
Mahatma Gandhi University
Kottayam, Kerala
28-12-2007 to 28-12-2010
7. Still working as Professor School of Biosciences
Mahatma Gandhi University
Kottayam, Kerala
8. Dean of Science Mahatma Gandhi University
Kottayam, Kerala
01/08/2016 onwards
9. Member syndicate Mahatma Gandhi University
Kottayam, Kerala
18/03/2017 onwards

RESEARCH AREA ( Description and Graphical Abstract)

  • Antifibrotic and anticancer mechanism of selected medicinal plants.
  • Isolation purification and characterization of hepatoprotectants and anticancer principle from selected medicinal plants.
  • Antimicrobial and anti-diabetic properties of certain selected medicinal plants.

RESEARCH Include details of following

No. of ongoing Ph.D students 8
No. of Ph.Ds awarded 18
No. of Ph.Ds Registered 0
No. of M.Phil projects completed 20
No. of M.Sc. projects completed 10

Details of Ph.D’s produced

  1. Name of student – Jyothis Mathew
    (Co-guidance)
    Year – 2000.
    Topic -Microbial proteases- Isolation Purification and Characterization
    U.O.No-EBV/Ph.D/65/2000 dtd 28-07-2000.
  2. Name of student – Sudheer Mohammed M.M
    Year – 2001
    Topic – Studies on the relation of nicotine to lung cancer.
    U.O.No-EBV/Ph.D/75/2001 dtd 23-10-2001
  3. Name of student – Rajesh M.G
    No. of ongoing Ph.D students 8
    No. of Ph.Ds awarded 18
    No. of Ph.Ds Registered 0
    No. of M.Phil projects completed 20
    No. of M.Sc. projects completed 10
    Year – 2002
    Topic – Hepatoprotective efficacy of a herbal drug and certain selected Medicinal plants.
    U.O.No-EB-X/Ph.D/85/2002 dtd 16-08-2002
  4. Name of student – Sr.Elsamma Thomas
    Year -2003
    Topic – Isolation and characterization of antimicrobial principles from the Selected plants of zingiberaceae family
    U.O.No-EB-X/Ph.D/93/2003 dtd 11-07-2003.
  5. Name of student – Sinilal B.
    Year – 2003
    Topic – Production of ribosome inactivating proteins in the cultured cells Of Momordica charantia
    U.O.No.EB-X/Ph.D/93/2003 dtd 11-07-2003
  6. Name of student – M.R.Venu Kumar
    Year – 2004
    Topic – Effect Coscinium fenestratum and Curculigo orchioides in rat model of hepatotoxicity.
    U.O.No.-EB-X/Ph.D/99/2004 dtd 17-06-2004.
  7. Name of student -Maya B.Nair
    Year – 2004
    Topic – Studies on Biochemical and enzymatic changes of food materials during cold storage.
    U.O.No.EB-X/Ph.D/99/2004 dated 17-06-2004.
  8. Name of student – Smt.Lissy K.P
    (Co-guidance)
    Year – 2005
    Topic – A Comprehensive investigation into some selected species of Sida Linn with reference to their substitutes and adulterants.
    U.O.No. EB-X/Ph.D/109/2005 dated 18-07-2005.
  9. Name of student -Smt .Liji Jacob.
    Year -2013
    Topic – Anticancer studies of Clitoria ternatea (Linn.)
  10. Name of Student – Smt. Sheeba K Oommen
    Year – 2014
    Topic – Elephantopus scaber Linn- A traditional medicinal plant as a hepatoprotectant
  11. Name of Student – Smt. Nitha Anand
    Year – 2014
    Topic – Preventive and curative effect of Woodfordia fruticosa Kurz flowers on hepatic fibrosis and hepatocellular carcinoma.
  12. Name of Student – Sri Ansil PN
    Year – 2015
    Topic – Chemopreventive effect of Amorphophallus campanulatus (Roxb.) Blume tuber on colon and hepatic carcinogenesis.
  13. Name of Student – Smt Prabha S.P.
    Year – 2015
    Topic – Cardioprotective efficacy of Gardenia gummifera Linn. f on experimental rats
  14. Name of Student – Latha B.
    Year – 2015
    Topic – Effect of Leucas aspera and Monochoria vaginalis in rat model of hepatotoxicity.
  15. Name of Student – Jyothilakshmi M.
    Year – 2016
    Topic – Anti-dermatophytic compound from Zingiger zerumbet (L.) Roscoe ex J.E; Smith and Mikania micrantha Kunth.
  16. Name of Student – R Rajalekshmi.
    Year – 2016
    Topic – A comparative study of natural and adulterated toddy
  17. Name of Student – Hemand Aravind
    Year – 2017
    Topic – Biochemical studies on Heracleum candollenaum (Wight et Arn.) Gamble
  18. Name of Student – Binil Eldhose
    Year – 2017
    Topic – Evaluation of anticancer and antioxidant activity of Plumbago indica.

PUBLICATIONS – Include details of following

In Journals 68
Presentation in Seminar/Conference 29
Book and Book chapters 3
Invited Lectures 9
No. of seminars/conferences organized 2
No. of seminars/conferences attended 36

NO. OF PROJECTS (with name of agency) (Both Completed and ongoing) Include details of following

As PI 3 (major)+2 (minor)
As Co-Investigator Nil

Funded Research Projects (Completed)

  • Protective effect of Elephantopus Scaber Linn-a traditional medicinal plant on hepatic fibrosis and hepato cellular carcinoma-Major Research Project. Sanctioned amount – Rs 11 lakhs. Funding agency – Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE),Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Studies on the anticancer effect of selected plants of nutritional importance on colon cancer-Major Research Project. Sanctioned amount – Rs 10 lakhs. Funding agency-UGC,New Delhi.

Funded Research Projects (Ongoing)

  • “Investigating the mechanism behind the protective effect of the anticancer compounds isolated from Woodfordia fruticosa Kurz. flowers against hepatocellular carcinoma”. Major Research Project. Sanctioned Amount- Rs 30 Lakhs. Funding Agency – Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE),Thiruvananthapuram.

List of All Publications, Presentations, Book chapter

  1. Kuriakose Jayesh, Lal Raisa Helen, A Vysakh, Eldhose Binil, MS Latha. Protective role of Terminalia bellirica (Gaertn.) Roxb fruits against CCl 4 induced oxidative stress and liver injury in rodent model. Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry.(2018):1-9 https://doi.org/10.1007/s12291-017- 0732-8. (Springer)
  2.  Vysakh A, Kuriakose Jayesh, Lal Raisa Helen, Mathew Jyothis, MS Latha. Acute oral toxicity and anti-inflammatory activity of methanolic extract of Rotula aquatica Lour.roots in Wistar rats. Journal of Ayurveda and integrative Medicine.(2018).https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaim.2017.09.007. (Elsevier)
  3.  Vysakh A, Gopika P, Jayesh K, Karishma R, Latha MS. Rotula aquatica Lour attenuates secretion of proinflammatory mediators and cytokines in lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammatory responses in murine RAW 264.7 macrophages. Inflammopharmacology. 2017 Nov 20. doi: 10.1007/s10787-017- 0420-6. Impact factor: 2.590. (Springer)
  4.  Vysakh A, Suma D, Jayesh Kuriakose, Jyothis Mathew, Latha MS. The influence of tissue antioxidant enzymes and inflammatory cascade in pathology of cystitis: An experimental rat model. Microbial Pathogenesis. 2017 Dec;113:102-106. Impact factor:2.009. (Elsevier)
  5.  Kuriakose Jayesh, Lal Raisa Helen, A Vysakh, Eldhose Binil, MS Latha. Ethyl acetate fraction isolated from Terminalia bellirica (Gaertn.) Roxb. fruit inhibits production of proinflammatory mediators in response to lipopolysaccharide via inactivation of nuclear factor-κB. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy. (2017) 95C: 1654-1660. Impact factor:2.759. (Elsevier)
  6.  N. R Raji, P Roshni and M. S Latha. Induction of apoptosis by the ethyl acetate fraction of Woodfordia fruticosa kurz. Flowers through NF-kB mediation in hepatocellular carcinoma. Int. J. Adv. Res. 5(8), 885-893. . Impact factor: 6.118
  7. Kuriakose Jayesh, Lal Raisa Helen, A Vysakh, Eldhose Binil, MS Latha. Cytotoxicity evaluation of bioactive fraction from Terminalia bellirica (Gaertn.) Roxb. fruits in L929 cells. International Journal of Advanced Research. (2017) 5(9), 120-126. Impact factor:6.118
  8. Vysakh A, Raji R Nair, Suma D, Jayesh Kuriakose, Jyothis Mathew, Latha MS. Role of antioxidant defence, renal toxicity markers and inflammatory cascade in disease progression of acute pyelonephritis in experimental rat model. Microbial Pathogenesis. 109. (2017) pp. 189-194. PMID: 28578087. Impact factor: 2.009. (Elsevier)
  9. Kuriakose Jayesh, Lal Raisa Helen, A Vysakh, Eldhose Binil, MS Latha. Terminalia bellirica (Gaertn.) Roxb. fruit mitigates CCl 4 induced oxidative stress and hepatotoxicity in rats. Biomedicine and pharmacotherapy. (2017); 93:327-333. PMID: 28651233.Impact factor: 2.759. (Elsevier)
  10. Vysakh A, Nair R Raji, MS Latha, Mathew Jyothis. Traditional and therapeutic importance of Rotula aquatica lour.: An overview. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Research. 2016; 7 (3): 97-107. Impact factor: 3.610
  11. Vysakh A, Suma D, Syama S, Raji R Nair, Jyothis Mathew, Latha MS. Role of NF-κB Signaling Pathway and Oxidative Stress in Liver Inflammation. Austin Hepatology. 2016;1(1): 1004.
  12. Jayesh K, Helen LR, Vysakh A, Binil E, Latha MS. In vivo toxicity evaluation of aqueous acetone extract of Terminalia bellirica (Gaertn.) Roxb. fruit. Regul Toxicol Pharmacol. 2017 Apr 4;86:349-355.
  13.  Suma D, Vysakh A and Latha MS. Molecular Pathways in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: An Emerging Menace. Austin Hepatol. 2017; 2(1): 1005.
  14. Kuriakose Jayesh, Lal Raisa Helen, A Vysakh, Eldhose Binil, M.S. Latha. In vivo Toxicity evaluation of aqueous acetone extract of Terminalia bellirica (Gaertn.) Roxb. Fruit. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology 86 (2017) 349-355. PMID: 28389325.Impact factor: 2.221. (Elsevier)
  15.  Jyothilakshmi, Madhavankutty, et al. “Antidermatophytic and protease-inhibiting activities of zerumbone: A natural sesquiterpene from the rhizome of Zingiber zerumbet(L.) Roscoe ex JE; Smith.” Pharmacognosy Magazine 13.49 (2017): 2.
  16.  Helen, Lal Raisa, Kuriakose Jayesh, and M. S. Latha. “Safety assessment of aqueous acetone extract of Clerodendrum infortunatum L. in Wistar rats.” Comparative Clinical Pathology: 2016.1-7.
  17. Jyothilakshmi, Madhavankutty, et al. "Antidermatophytic and protease-inhibiting activities of zerumbone: A natural sesquiterpene from the rhizome of Zingiber zerumbet (L.) Roscoe ex JE; Smith." Pharmacognosy Magazine 13.49 (2017): 2. Impact factor:1.256
  18. Kuriakose Jayesh, Lal Raisa Helen, Eldhose Binil and MS. Latha. Comparative Antioxidant Properties of Terminalia bellirica (Gaertn.) Roxb. Fruit Extract: A Component of Ayurvedic Formulation ‘Triphala’. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Research, 2016; Vol. 7 (4): 310-320
  19.  Vysakh A, Suma D, Syama S, Raji R Nair, Mathew J and Latha MS. Role of NF-κB Signaling Pathway and Oxidative Stress in Liver Inflammation. Austin Hepatol. 2016;1(1): 1004.
  20.  Vysakh A, Nair R Raji , MS Latha, Mathew Jyothis. Traditional and Therapeutic Importance of Rotula aquatica Lour.: An Overview. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Research, 2016; Vol. 7 (3): 97-107.
  21.  Jyothilakshmi, Madhavankutty, Mathew Jyothis, and Mukalel Sankunni Latha. “Mikania Micrantha–a Natural Remedy to Skin Infections.” Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sci 5.2(2016): 742-745.
  22.  Jyothilakshmi, Madhavankutty, Mathew Jyothis, and Mukalel Sankunni Latha. “Antiinflammatory efficacy of the rhizome of Zingiber zerumbet–an in vitro study using THP1 cell line.” Journal of Medicinal Plants 4.1 (2016): 103-106.
  23.  Lal Raisa Helen, M Jyothilakshmi and M. S Latha. Isolation and quantification of tannins from the root bark of Clerodendrum infortunatum Linn. And assessment of their antioxidant potential and anti-proliferative effect on HCT-15 cells. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2015, 7(10): 170-75.
  24.  Eldhose, Binil, Vicente Notario, Jayesh Kuriakose, and M. S. Latha. “Hepatoprotective effect of Plumbago indica root extract on thioacetamide-induced liver damage in rats.”Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 4, no. 2 (2015).
  25.  Jyothilakshmi, Madhavankutty, Mathew Jyothis, and Mukalel Sankunni Latha.”Antidermatophytic activity of Mikania micrantha Kunth: An invasive weed.”Pharmacognosy research 7.Suppl 1 (2015): S20.
  26.  M Jyothilakshmi, Mathew Jyothis, M S Latha. Antidermatophytic and protease inhibiting activities of the rhizome of Zingiber zerumbet (l) roscoe ex j. E: smith from central kerala, india. Int J Pharm Pharm Sci,(2015), Vol 7, Supple 1, 56-59.
  27.  Jyothilakshmi M, L.R Helen, Jyothis M and M.S Latha. Trypsin inhibiting activity of extract of aerial parts of Mikania micrantha. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Research (IJPSR) 2015, 6(2): 259-61.
  28.  A Nitha, SP Prabha, PN Ansil and MS Latha. Methanolic extract of Woodfordia fruticosa Kurz flowers ameliorates carbon tetrachloride induced chronic hepatic fibrosis in rats. Toxicology and Industrial Health (TIH) 2014, 1-12.
  29.  R.N Raji and M.S Latha. Curative effect of Elephantopus scaber Linn. on N’ Nitrosodiethylamine induced hepatocellular carcinoma in rats. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Research (IJPSR). 2014, 5 3942-51.
  30.  SP Prabha, A Nitha, PN Ansil and MS Latha. Cardioprotective effect of methanolic extract of Gardenia gummifera Linn. on Isopretenol induced myocardial infarction in rats. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Research (IJPSR). 2014. 5(9)3817-3828
  31.  Binil Eldhose, Mia Gunwan, Mahuber Rahman, MS Latha and Vincent Notario.Plumbagin reduces human colon cancer cell survival by inducing cell cycle arrest and mitochondria- mediated apoptosis.International Journal of Oncology.2014. 1038 92/ijo 2592.
  32. PN Ansil, A Nitha, SP Prabha, MS Latha. Curative effect of Amorphophallus campanulatus (Roxb.) Blume. Tuber on N’-Nitrosodiethyloamine induced hepatocellular carcinoma in rats. Journal of Environmental Pathology, Toxicology and Oncology. 2014.33(3) 205-18.
  33.  LR Helen, M Jyothilakshmi and MS Latha. Phytochemical and Anti-oxidant screening of various extracts of the root, bark and leaf of Clerodendrum infortunatum Linn.Pharmacophore. 2014. 5(2) 343-51.
  34.  B Latha and MS Latha. Preventive effect of Leucas aspera methanolic extract on N’ Nitrosodiethylamine induced subacute liver toxicity in male Wistar rats.IJPSR. (2014).5(6) 2349-2353
  35.  B.Latha and M.S.Latha. Curative efficacy of methanolic extract of Monochoria vaginalis against carbon tetrachloride induced liver fibrosis in male wistar rats,IOSRJournal of pharmacy and Biological Sciences 2014,9(1):71-76.
  36.  PN Ansil, PJ Wills, R Varun and MS Latha. Cytotoxic and apoptotic activities of Amorphophallus campanulatus tuber extracts against human hepatoma cell line.Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences 2014,9(4):269-277.
  37.  A Nitha, SP Prabha, PN Ansil, MS Latha. Curative effect of Woodfordia fruticosa Kurz flowers on N-nitroso diethylamine induced hepatocellular carcinoma in rats.International Journal of pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2014. 6(2),150-155.
  38.  PN Ansil, PJ Wills, R Varun and MS Latha. Cytotoxic and apoptotic activities of Amorphophallus campanulatus tuber extracts against humancolon carcinoma cell line,Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences,2014
  39.  Binil Eldhose, Vicente Notario, MS Latha. Evaluation of phytochemical constituents and invitro antioxidant activities of Plumbago indica root extracts. J of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, 2013, 2(4),157-161.
  40.  PN Ansil, SP Prabha, A Nitha and MS Latha (2013). Chemopreventive effect of Amorphophallus campanulatus (Roxb.) Blume tuber against aberrant crypt foci and cell proliferation in 1,2 dimethyl hydrazine induced colon carcinogenesis. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention. 14: 5331-5339.
  41.  A Linza, PJ Wills, PN Ansil, SP Prabha, A Nitha, B Latha, KO Sheeba, MS Latha (2013). Dose dependent effects of Elephantopus scaber methanolic extract on N-nitroso diethylamine induced hepatotoxicity in rats. Chinese Journal of Natural Medicines, 2(4):362-370.
  42. Latha B, Latha MS (2013). Chemopreventive potential of methanolic extract of Leucas aspera against N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) induced hepatotoxicity in rats.International Journal of Agriculture, Environment and Biotechnology. 3(6): 3411-345.
  43.  Rajesh MG and Latha MS (2013). Antioxidant potential of the flowers of Woodfordia fruticosa (L.) Kurz in albino rats. Research Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 5(3): 127-129.
  44.  Ligy Jacob, Latha MS (2013). Invitro antioxidant activity of Clitoria ternatea Linn.International Journal of Pharmacology. 3(1): 35-39.
  45.  B Latha, MS Latha (2013). Pretreatment effects of methanolic extract of Monochoria vaginalis against carbon tetra chloride induced acute hepatotoxicity in rats. InternationalJournal of Pharmacy and Technology (IJPT). 5(1): 5077-5088.
  46.  SP Prabha, PN Ansil, A Nitha, PJ Wills, MS Latha (2013). Antiatherogenic activity of methanolic extract of Gardenia gummifera Linn.F on high fat induced atherosclerosis in rats. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 5(2): 388-393.
  47.  B Latha and MS Latha (2013). Antioxidant and curative effect of Monochoria vaginalis methanolic extract against carbon tetra chloride induced acute liver injury in rats. Der Pharma Chemica. 5(1): 306-312.
  48.  A Nitha, SP Prabha, PN Ansil, MS Latha (2013). Antiproliferative effect of Woodfordia fruticosa Kurz flowers on experimentally induced hepatocellular carcinoma in rats and in human hepatoma cell line. Jornal of Pharmacy Research. 6: 239-248.
  49.  PN Ansil, V Jazaira, SP Prabha, A Nitha and MS Latha (2013). Amorphophallus campanulatus (Roxb.) Blume tuber ameliorates hepatic oxidative stress during colon carcinogenesis induced by 1,2, dimethylhydrazine. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 5(1): 366-371.
  50.  B Latha and MS Latha. Antioxidant and curative effect of Leucas aspera methanolic extract against carbon tetrachloride induced liver injury in rats. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2013, 5(1): 374-378.
  51.  MS Latha, B Latha, Sheeba K Oommen, R Rajalakshmi (2013). Hepatoprotective and antioxidant effects of methanolic extract of Leucas aspera against carbobn tetrachloride induced oxidative damage in rats. International Journal of Advances in Pharmaceutical Research (IJAPR). 4(1): 1331-1337.
  52.  Ansil PN, Prabha SP, Nitha A, Wills PJ, Jazaira V, Latha MS (2012). Curative effect of Amorphophallus campanulatus (Roxb.) Blume. tuber methanolic extract against thioacetamide induced oxidative stress in experimental rats. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine. 2(1):S83-S89.
  53.  Nitha A, Ansil PN, Prabha SP, Wills PJ, Latha MS (2012). Preventive and curative effect of Woodfordia fruticosa Kurz flowers on thioacetamide induced oxidative stress in rats. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine. S757-S764.
  54.  Latha MS, Nitha A, Ansil PN, Prabha SP (2012). Chemopreventive effect of Woodfordia fruticosa Kurz flowers on n-nitrosodiethylamine induced hepatocellular carcinoma in rats.International Journal of Advances in Pharmaceutical Research. 3(12):1322-1330.
  55.  Jacob L, Latha MS (2012). Anticancer activity of Clitoria ternatea linn. against Dalton’s lymphoma. International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemical Research.4(4):207-212.
  56.  Jacob L, Latha MS (2012). Antitumour and antioxidant activities of Clitoria ternatea against Ehrlich ascites carcinoma. International Journal of Drug formulation and Research. 3:81-92.
  57. Sheeba KO, Wills PJ, Latha B, Rajalekshmy R, Latha MS (2012). Antioxidant and antihepatotoxic efficacy of methanolic extract of Elephantopus scaber Linn in Wistar rats. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease.1-5.
  58.  SP Prabha, PN Ansil, A Nitha, PJ Wills, MS Latha, Preventive and curative effect of methanolic extract of Gardenia gummifera Linn .f. on thioactamide induced oxidative stress in rats, Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease (2012) 90-98.
  59.  PN Ansil, A Nitha, SP Prabha, PJ Wills, V Jazaira and MS Latha, Protective effect of Amorphophallus campanulatus (Roxb) Blume.tuber against thioacetamide induced oxidative stress in rats, Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine (2011) 870-877.
  60.  Rajesh MG and Latha.MS, Hepatoprotective Activity of Glycyrrhiza glabra.Linn on Experimental Liver Damage in Albino rats, Research J. Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2010, 2(4), 313-316.
  61.  C.R. Resmi, M.R.Venukumar and M.S. Latha, Antioxidant-activity of Albizzia Lebbeck(Linn) Benth in alloxan diabetic rats, Indian J physiol pharmacol, 2006; 50(3):297-302.
  62.  M.G.Rajesh and M.S. Latha, Prevention of experimental hepatotoxicity by the crude powder of Leucas aspera (wild) Spr.Eco-Chronicle, 2006; (1): 7-10.
  63.  Maya B.Nair and M.S. Latha, Glutathione antioxidant status of frozen meat samples,J. Environ.Biol, 2005; 26 (4) 681-685.
  64.  M.P.Shyamala, Julie J.P, M.R.Venukumar and M.S. Latha, Probing the antihyper lipidemic efficacy of All spice (Pimenta Officinalis Lindl) in rats fed with high fat diet;Indian J Physiol Pharmacol, 2005; 49(3): 363-368.
  65.  Jyothis Mathew, M.S. Latha and P.C. Ravindran, Production of alkaline protease from Bacillus pumillus K 242 by solid state fermentation, Asian Jr of Microbiol Biotech.Env.Sc.2005; 7(3): 617-621
  66.  M.G.Rajesh and M.S. Latha, Preliminary evaluation of the antihepatotoxic activity of Kamilari, a poly herbal formulation, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2004; 91: 99-104.
  67.  M.R.Venukumar and M.S. Latha, Effect of Coscinium fenestratum on hepatotoxicity in rats, Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, 2004; 42: 792-797.
  68. M.G. Rajesh and M.S Latha, Protective activity of Glycyrrhiza glabra Linn on carbon tetracholoride-induced peroxidative damage, Ind J Pharmacol 2004; 36 : 284-287.
  69. M.P.Shyamala, M.R.Venukumar & M.S. Latha, Antioxidant-potential of the Syzygium aromaticum (Gaertn.) Linn (cloves) in rats fed with high fat diet, Indian Journal of Pharmacology, 2003; 35 : 99-103
  70. M.R. Venukumar and M.S. Latha, Antioxidant activity of Curculigo orchioides in carbontetra chloride induced hepatopathy in rats, Ind J of clinical Biochemistry, 2002;17(2): 80-87
  71.  M.R. Venukumar and M.S.Latha, Antioxidant effect of Coscinium fenestratum in carbon tetrachloride treated rats, Ind J Physiol pharmacol, 2002 ; 46(2): 223-228.
  72.  M.R. Venukumar and M.S. Latha, Hepatoprotective effect of the methanolic extract of curculigo Orchioides in CCl4-treated male rats. Indian Journal of Pharmacology, 2002;34: 269-275.
  73. Resmi. C.R, Aneez Fathima, Sinilal B and M.S. Latha, Antidiabetic effect of a herbal drug in alloxan diabetic rats, Indian drugs 2001; 38 (b): 319-322.
  74. M.G.Rajesh and M.S. Latha, Hepatoprotection by Elephantopus Scaber Linn in CCl4 induced liver injury. Ind J Physiol Pharmacol, 2001; 45(4) :481-486.
  75.  Rajesh M.G, Beena Paul & Latha M.S. Efficacy of Kamilari in alcoholic liver cirrhosis,The Antiseptic, 2000; 97: 320-321.
  76.  Latha Unnikrishnan, M.G.Rajesh and M.S. Latha, Hepatoprotective effect of an ayurvedic medicine, Indian drugs, 1999 ; 36(7), 470-473.
  77.  M.S. Latha, P.L.Vijayammal and P.A. Kurup , Effect of nicotine on glycoprotein metabolism in rats, J.Ecotoxicol.Environ. Monit-1993; (98): 44-49.
  78.  M.S.Latha, P.L.Vijayammal and P.A.Kurup, Effect of nicotine administration on lipid metabolism in rats, Ind J Med Res, 1993; (98) 44-49.
  79.  M.S.Latha, P.L.Vijyammal and P.A. Kurup, Effect of nicotine on glycosaminoslycan metabolism in rats. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, 1992; 30 : 219-223.
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Citation indices          All      Since 2011
Citations 1164 716
h-index 16 14
i10-index 24 21

ACADEMIC POSITION AND MEMBERSHIP IN ACADEMIC BODIES, ACADEMIC LINKAGES AND OTHER DETAILS

1. Lifetime member of Indian Society for Atherosclerosis Research (ISAR)
2. Life time member of Society of Biological Chemists, India
3. Life time member of Ethanopharmacologists, India
4. Member of question paper setter in various universities such as KU, CUSAT, Calicut University etc.
5. Member of Academic Council, MG University.
6. Was a member of Anti harassment committee MGU
7. Member of M.G. University Teacher’s Association
8. Chairperson BOS in Biochemistry (UG & PG) – (2008-13)
19. Chairperson BOS in Biosciences. (2008-13)
10. Member – Student’s Grievance Cell, M.G. University. (2007-10)
11. Chairperson – Institutional Animal Ethics Committee. (2007-10)
12. Working as Dean of Science, MG University.

Declaration

Information’s given above are true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

P.D. Hills
08-08-2017

Dr. M.S. LATHA