Designation/Title : Lecturer
Department: Pathology
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Education and Training

DNB(Pathology) Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Kochi, Kerala, India 2010
DCP Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University 2008
MBBS Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Medical College, Bangalore University 2001


Research interests:

  • Oncopathology/Cancer Pathology
  • Haematopathology
  • Medical Education


Research projects/grants:
Local (as Principal Investigator and Co-supervisor)

  • BMed Science project - Relationship between Argyrophilic nucleolar organizer regions (AgNORs) and immunohistochemical expression of p73 in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinomas,RM 20,000(2014).
  • BMed Science project - To study the synergistic effects of quercetin and gallic acid on the STZ-nicotinamide induced type 2 diabetic rat model, RM 20,000(2014-15)
  • Learning and Teaching Innovation Grant -Incorporation of Clinical Reasoning into PBL, RM 3000(2015-2016)


Supervision of Postgraduates (MSc/PhD)
(Last 5 years – 2009 - 2013)

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Professional affiliations:

  • Karnataka Medical Council(KMC)
  • Indian Association of Pathologists & Microbiologists


Academic Awards:

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Recent publications
(last 5 years – 2011 - 2015)


  • The concepts in poorly differentiated carcinoma of the thyroid: A review article.Nambiar A., PV Sunil, Susheelan, V. and Kuriakose, M. A. Journal of Surgical Oncology. June 2011.103; 8:818–821.
  • A Clinicopathological Correlation of Acute Leukaemias in relation to Immunophenotyping and Cytogenetics. Sunil Pazhayanur Venkateswaran, Annie Jojo, Geetha Vidyadharan, Manoj Unni. International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine & Public Health.2012;4(10): 1713-1737.
  • Epithelial- Myoepithelial Carcinoma of the Parotid Gland: A Case Report of a Rare Salivary Gland Neoplasm .Sunil Pazhayanur Venkateswaran, Sukhmani Regi , Annie Jojo , Smitha N.V .VCFL Sciences Journal; Vol. 3 Issue.2,June 2013:30-41.
  • Knowledge, Awareness and Participation of Medical and Non- Medical Students in the Malaysia National Thalassemia Prevention Programme. Vasudeva Murthy. C.R,Muhammad Zarif Asraf Bin Zulkeflle, Sunil Pazhayanur Venkateswaran, Ankur Barua. Int J Hum Genet,2015;15(2):61-72
  • Argyrophilic nuclear organizer region and p73 expression in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas: Teammates or adversaries? Sunil Pazhayanur Venkateswaran, Leviana Ercylina Nathan, Vimi Mutalik, Noor Hasni Shamsuddin. J Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2016; 20:427-435.





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