The Department of Pharmacology mission includes development of novel teaching methods in pharmacology for undergraduates, promoting research activities in preclinical as well as clinical pharmacology. The department extends its facilities and cooperation to all other departments of the college as well as other collaborative studies with other institutions within campus and outside. The department goes hand in hand with the pharmacology department at the government medical college as well as all drug related areas of the Hospital like pharmacy, clinical trials pharmacovigilance and clinical research.
Faculty members along with students are all encouraged to carry out various research activities in the field of pharmacology. Department laboratories are well equipped with facilities for the pursuit of research in areas like Neuropharmacology, endocrinology, psychopharmacology, cardiovascular and other areas. Clinical research is actively being pursued by faculty members. The department has future goals like carrying out research activities pertaining to herbal research and drug screening, to setup drug screening lab for studying various pharmacological activities and to extend support in adverse drug reaction monitoring centre at government and private hospital.
Post-graduate course in Pharmacology (M.Pharm) was started in the academic year 2010-11. During this course, emphasis is laid on studying and the department has independent laboratories equipped with adequate facilities for teaching D.Pharm, B.Pharm and M.Pharm course. For M.Pharm course, the department is equipped with modern teaching aids like computers, LCD and OHP. The department is also well equipped with instruments. Viz.,
LAGENDROFFS APPARATUS ,
ELEVATED PLUS MAZE,
COOK’S POLE CLIMBING APPARATUS
STUDENT ORGANBATH AND ASSEMBLY
KYMOGRAPH AND SHERRINGTON’S DRUMS etc.,
To include independency among the students during M.Pharm, they are motivated to take various activities like Journal club, assignments, laboratory works and regular class seminars. The students can access various Pharmacological journal published internationally during their study through HELINET facility of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science to access.
|Teaching Experience In Year and Month|
|Sl. No||Post||Name||Qualification with Date and Where Obtained (University)||U G||P G|
|1||Professor||Dr. Dr. I. J. Kuppast||M. Pharm, 1995 ( Karnatak ), Ph. D., 2006(RGUHS)||1992||Till Date||2002||Till Date|
|2||Lecturer||Mr. Shekshavali. T||M. Pharm, 2006 (R G U H S)||26 - 05 - 2006||Till Date||2010||Till Date|
|3||Lecturer||Mr. J. H. Virupaksha||M. Pharm, 2006 (R G U H S)||08 - 05 - 2016||Till Date||-||-|
|4||Lecturer||Mr. Veershekar. T.||M. Pharm, 2006 (R G U H S)||01 -04 - 2013||Till Date||2002||Till Date|
|5||Lecturer||Miss. Mayura. D. N.||M. Pharm, 2015 (R G U H S)||15 - 10 - 2015||Till Date||-||-|
|6||Lecturer||Mr. Dharshan S||M. Pharm, 2015 (R G U H S)||15 - 10 - 2015||Till Date||-||-|
|7||Lecturer||Miss. Pooja. C.||M. Pharm, 2015 (R G U H S)||15 - 05 - 2015||Till Date||-||-|
|8||Lecturer||Mr. Sudheer Kumar. M||M. Pharm, 2012 (R G U H S)||18 - 05 - 2015||Till Date||-||-|
|9||Lecturer||Mr. Ramadas M||M. Pharm, 2012 (R G U H S)||01 - 08 - 2017||Till Date||-||-|
Evaluation of Pharmacological action of various Indian medicinal plants on CNS,
Various review articles on drug-drug interactions,
Medication chart review.
Study of cardiovascular diseases in patients suffering from diabetes.
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