Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences

Saifai Etawah UP-206130

Anatomy Department

Undergoing Research Projects

  1. Dr. Vinod Kumar - Study of normal thymus and histopathological changes in thymus and Hassall body related to various disease conditions.
  2. Dr. N. N. Srivastava-Morphological & histological changes in placenta & umbilical cord of hypertensive & diabetic women.
  3. Dr. Jayant Verma- Morphometrical study of sacral hiatus.
  4. Dr. Anuj Jain- Use of length of Ulna for estimation of stature in living adult males in Saifai .
  5. Dr. Adil Asghar- Study of histogenesis and morphogenesis of foetal skin –light microscopic study.
  6. Mr. Nand Kishor Gupta- Study of placental size and its gross abnormalities.
Facilities

Museum

The museum has around 300 models and specimens of the human body- adult,and foetus .The museum also displays cross sectional specimens, skeletons, radiographs and developmental anatomy models. The museum collection is laid out in sections: History of Anatomy, Head and Neck, Thorax, Abdomen , Limbs, Sectional anatomy, Nervous system, and Developmental anatomy.

Currently, sincere efforts are being made to promote the museum as a lively source of interaction for health science students.

Research Lab

Newly established research laboratory is well equipped with all amenities required for tissue processing, sectioning and staining.

Dissection Hall

The excellent cadaver preservation facilities include 3 cold chambers which can accommodate 6 cadavers. Formalin tanks for cadaver preservation and wash area is also available. Moreover, well preserved specimens of all parts of the human body are easily available to the students. The teaching-learning process is enhanced by normal X-ray, MRI, CT scan images and embryology models. The individual bones and articulated skeletons are also made accessible to the students during working hours.

Histology Laboratory

Students are provided with individual microscopes and slides during routine practical classes and a binocular microscope with LCD TV attachment for the projection of slides on TV for teaching. The lab is also well equipped with tissue processing instruments, e.g. tissue embedder, microtome etc. to make slides for teaching purposes.

Conferences Conducted

The department has also conducted a state level conference, U.P. Chapter of Anatomical Society of India in October, 2012.