Specialization : Pharmacology

Pharmacology deals with the effect and fate of drugs in the biological system. Pharmacology is a multidisciplinary area which requires expert knowledge of anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathophysiology and clinical sciences. Pharmacology provides the platform for establishing the therapeutic potential for new agents and formulations. Pharmacology is essential for the metamorphosis of compounds into drugs. The pharmacology specialization of the department provides instructional and research training to the students in the areas of drug evaluation and discovery.

Research Focus:

The major areas of research are neuropharmacology and metabolic pharmacology. Following are the specific areas of research:

  • New drug discovery
  • Ethnopharmacology
  • Mitochondiral medicine
  • Nanomedicine
  • PK-PD modeling

Areas of expertise in preclinical studies:

  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Gastric ulcer
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Learning and memory disorders
  • Cognitive dysfunction
  • Epilepsy
  • Asphyxia
  • Cancer

The following are the studies being conducted in the department.

  • In vivo and in vitro evaluation of natural and synthetic agents
  • Preclinical evaluation of drugs and their formulations
  • Toxiciological studies on drugs and formulations

Major Achievements:

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Recent Publications:

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