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Overview of Department:

Department of Pharmacology is a basic medical sciences specialty, deals with imparting knowledge and skills concerning with drug administration to health care professional medical students. Teaching & research opportunities are satisfactorily met with the availability of well-equipped air-conditioned lecture halls, demonstration rooms with high quality audio-visual aids, research & experimental lab. The faculty are involved in drug safety monitoring (pharmacovigilance committee). Faculty had the credit of research publications in national and international renowned indexed journals.

S.No. Name Designation
1 Dr. Naveen  Pokala Professor & HOD
2 Dr. Raghu MN Associate Professor
3 Dr. Sayeli Vijay Kumar Assistant Professor
4 Dr. Alasyam Naveen Assistant Professor
5 Dr. Swathi Chandanala Assistant Professor
6 Dr. Dheeraj Reddy Tutor

 Courses offered:

MBBS

MD(Pharmacology)

Ph.D. 

Core Competencies:

  • Experimental Pharmacology
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Pharmacogenomics

Facilities and learning sources:

Library: Having 152 books including question banks & MCQ’s.

Audio-visual aids:

  • 17 desktop computers with internet connection.
  • One laptop
  • One printer
  • Overhead projectors
  • LCD monitor
  • CDs

Research laboratory with animal house facility:

Well equipped with basic instruments for conducting research.

Spectrophotometer, Analgesiometers, Electro-convulsometers, Cooks pole climbing apparatus, metabolic cages, Digitalphotoactometer, Incubator, Soxhlet apparatus, Dark light chamber apparatus, Elevated plus maze, Digital PH meter, Centrifuge machines.

Pharmacy laboratory:

  • Facility to extract active principles of plant products.
  • Chemical analysis of unknown substances.
  • Preparing & dispensing various drug formulations.

Clinical pharmacology laboratory:

Facility to carry out clinical research work

Museum:

  • History of medicine (34).
  • Charts & flow charts (86).
  • Different dosage forms (30).
  • Drugs used in different disease conditions (300).

Publications 2019:

  1. Association of sleep quality and spatial and verbal memory in young adults. Naveen Alasyam- National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 2019, 9(10), 946-949.
  2. Gastroprotective and Antioxidant effect of Petroleum ether Extract of Eupatorium triplinerve Vijaykumar S- Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2019, 12(11), 5163-5166.
  3. Analysis of clinical profile and prescription pattern of malaria in a tertiary care hospital in Karnataka, INDIA. Raghu Murthy N-International Journal of Basic & Clinical Pharmacology. 2019, 8(8).
  4. Antinociceptive effect of flavonol and a few structurally related dimethoxy flavonols in mice- S. Vijaykumar Inflammopharmacology. 2019.
  5. Evaluation of hepatoprotective activity of aqueous extract of Phyllanthus fraternus in Wistar rats. Author- Naveen Alasyam, Naveen Pokala, National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 2019.
  6. Evaluation and comparison of antipyretic activity of aqueous leaf extracts of Vitex negudo and Andrographis paniculate in rabbits. Author- Naveen Pokala , Naveen Alasyam. National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 2019.
  7. Evaluation of antipyretic activity of alcoholic extract of MurrayaKoenigii leaves in rabbits. Author- Naveen Pokala , Vijaykumar Sayeli. International Journal of Basic & Clinical Pharmacology. July2019/vol 8/issue 7.
  8. Evaluation of hypoglycemic and antihyperglycemic effect of alcoholic extract of murrayakoenigii in albino rats. Authors- Naveen Pokala, NischalShasidher, jayasree T. Medpulse International journal of Pharmacology, March 2019/9(3).

Projects: 

  1. Evaluation of hypoglycemic and anti – hyperglycemic activity of alcoholic extract of Mangiferaindica seeds in wistar rats – P. Naveen, Professor.
  2. Evaluation of antidiabetic activity of commercially available extract of Phyllanthus Emblica in wistar rats. S. Vijay Kumar, Assistant. Professor.
  3. Anti Inflammatory activity of flavonol and few structurally related dimethoxy flavonols in wistar rats. S Vijay Kumar, Assistant Professor.
  4. Evaluation of Local Anaesthetic activity of samaneasaman flowers on Rabbit eye. Dr. Naveen, Professor.