Dept. of Pharmacology

Pharmacology is the study of drugs – how do drugs act and what are their unwanted effects. In the department of pharmacology, various experiments are carried out to study the effects of different drug categories, providing training to students in fundamentals of anatomy, physiology, health education, experimental, clinical pharmacology and therapeutics. The pharmacology and physiology laboratories are well equipped with facilities for research in areas like neuropharmacology, antihyperlipidaemic, antidiabetic studies, diuretic and toxicological evaluation etc. The department is actively involved in the research projects and the research papers are published in the National and International journals of repute.

The laboratory is well equipped with latest sophisticated instruments like Digital biochemistry analyser, Digital Plethysmometer, Digital Actophotometer, Rota-rod apparatus, Electroconvulsometer, Digital Analgesiometer, Histamine chamber, Digital Telethermometer, Digital Micro centrifuge, various mazes etc. with other routinely required instruments like digital student’s organ bath and Kymograph etc, to give hands on experience in experimental pharmacology to the students.

The scope of the department is to provide quality preclinical education in pharmacology for the students of B.Pharm, M.Pharm. The department trains graduate and research scholars to carry out preclinical research for development of new drugs for the treatment of diseases.

A well equipped animal house is maintained by the department which is registered with Committee for the Purpose of Control and supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA), New Delhi, Government of India.

Thrust areas:

  • Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders
  • Arthritis and Inflammation
  • CNS Disorders
  • In vitro and in vivo assay development
  • Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic studies
  • Drug interaction studies
  • Safety Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Consultancy in pharmacological and toxicological field
  • Medical writing (Publication and Medical Information)
Sr. No. Name of faculty Qualification Designation Download Biodata
1 Dr. R. B. Pandhare M. Pharm, PhD Associate Professor & Head
2 Mr. S. M. Bairagi M. Pharm Assistant Professor