Department of Pharmacology

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Year of Establishment : 2008

Vision/ Mission

To refine well-being through innovation and premiership in pharmacology, healthcare practice and research

Objective

  • Eminence and probity in teaching, research, clinical practice, and delivery
  • Fidelity to learning in the realm that embraces diversity, in toto, equity, and respect
  • Promoting and rewarding critical thinking and continuous quality improvement
  • Productive engagement with our alumni, clinical and educational partners, and community

Faculties

  • Dr. M. Ramanathan, M.Pharm., Ph.D.,
  • Dr. G.Venkatesh, M.Pharm., Ph.D.,
  • Dr. C. Jaikanth, M.Pharm., Ph.D.,
  • Dr. S. Divakar, M.Pharm., Ph.D.,
  • Mr. A.Tamil Selvan, M.Pharm.
  • Mrs. P. Aruna, M.Pharm.

Academic activity :

  • Teaching : B. Pharm, M. Pharm (Pharmacology), Pharm D and PhD programs
  • Subjects handled : Human Anatomy and Physiology, Medicinal biochemistry, Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, Clinical toxicology, Advanced Pharmacology, Pharmacological and toxicological screening methods I and II, Cellular and molecular pharmacology, Principals of drug discovery, Clinical research and Pharmacovigiliance.

Adjunct/Guest/visiting faculties

  • Pharmacovigilance – industrial prospective and student prerequisite on 22th August 2018.Mr. J.Sivaraman, team leader, Accenture, Chennai
  • One day workshop on hands on training in molecular modelling and drug discovery on 16th February 2018. Mr.V.K.Jayaraman
  • Dr. Ramanathan Natarajan, Research Head, VKA Polymers Pvt Ltd., Karur 12.07.13
  • Dr. V.K. Jayaraman, CSIR Emeritus Scientist, SECG, Center for Development of Advanced Computing, Pune University Campus 27.09.14
  • Dr. Ravikumar Muttineni, Application Scientist, Schrodinger, Bangalore 11.07.13 .
  • Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Singh, Alagappa University on Pharmacophore. 10.07.13

Research facilities :

  • Library
  • Internet facilities for staff and students
  • Total number of class rooms
  • Class rooms with ICT facility
  • Students’ laboratories
  • Research laboratories
S.NO EQUIPMENT NAME MODEL MAKE
1 ESCO CLASS II TYPE A2
BIOLOGICAL SAFETY CABINET
AC24S ESCO
2 CENTRIFUGE MICROCENTRIFUGE
SPINWIN MC-00
MC00 SPINWIN
3 MICROCENTRIFUGE SPINWIN MC-00 MC00 SPINWIN
4 MICROCENTRIFUGE 5415R 5415R EPPENDROF
5 ELECTROPHORESIS ELECTROPHORESIS POWER SUPPLY VERSATILE VERSATILE PACK 500 BIOTECH
6 ELECTROPHORESIS POWER SUPPLY MINI PACK MINI PACK BIOTECH
7 ELECTROPHORESIS POWER SUPPLY MINI PACK MINI PACK BIOTECH
8 ISOLATED POWER PACK BIOEQUIPMENT
9 ELISA READER WITH SPECTROPHOTOMETER MULTISCAN GO THERMO
10 ELISA WASHER
ELISA MICROPLATE WASHER
WELL WASH 4
MK 2
THERMO
11 EMBEDDER COLD PLATE EG 1150 EG1150 LEICA
12 EMBEDDING SYSTEM HEATED PARAFFIN EMBEDDING SYSTEM EG1150H LEICA
13 FREEZER
80DEG CRYO FREEZER 170L
URC-V-170-4 CRYO
14 -86 C THERMO ULT FREEZER 902 902 THERMO
15 THERMO -40DEG FREEZER PLF 276 THERMO
16 GELDOCUMENTATION SYSTEM CHEMI-LUMINESCENCE GEL DOC SYSTEM G-BOX CHEMI HR 16 SYNOPTICS
17 GEL ROCKER
GEL ROCKER WITH DIGITAL DISPLAY
BE-GR-1D BIOEQUIPMENTS
18 ICE FLAKER
ICE FLAKING MACHINE SCOTSMAN
AF80AS SCOTSMAN
19 INCUBATOR
CO2 INCUBATOR
MCO 5AC SANYO
20 THERMO STERI-CYCLE CO2 INCUBATOR STERICYCLE THERMO SCIENTIFIC FORMA
21 LAMINAR AIR FLOW
AIRSYS LAMINAR AIR FLOW
AIRSYS
22 AIRSYS LAMINAR AIR FLOW AIRSYS
23 MICRO WAVE OVEN
LG MICRO WAVE OVEN
MC-7688DP LG
24 MICROSCOPE INVERTED TRINOCULAR PHASE CONTRASR MICROSCOPE AE-21 MOTIC
25 NIKON INVERTED FLUROSCENCE MICROSCOPE TS-100F NIKON
26 MICROTOME
SEMI MOTORIZED ROTORY MICROTOME
RM2245 LABINDIA
27 MIXER
THERMO MIXER COMFORT
5355COMFORT EPPEMDROF
28 PCR
ARKTIK THERMAL CYCLER BASE
TCA 001 THERMO
29 PCR SYSTEM RT 96 WELL STEPONE PLUS APPLIED BIOSYSTEMS
30 PH METER
LABINDIA PICO PH METER
PICO LABINDIA
31 REFRIGERATED CENTRIFUGE THERMO ST 16R REFRIGERATED CENTRIFUGE ST16R THERMO
32 SEMI DRY PLOTTING UNIT TE70XP HOOFER
33 VOLTOHM METER EVOM2 PRIME BIOSCIENCE
34 ANALGESIOMETER TECHNO
35 ANALGESIOMETER WITH HOT PLATE 1125 DOLPHIN
36 CYCLO MIXER CM101 CM101 REMI
37 ELECTRONIC BALANCE ELB 300SAP SHIMAZDZU
38 PHOTOACTOMETER
DIGITAL PHOTOACTOMETER
39 POLE CLIMBING RESPONSE APPARATUS TECHNO
40 ROTAROD WITH DIGITAL TIME INTERVAL COUNTER 1276 DOLPHIN
41 STIRRER
MAGNETIC STIRRER WITH HOT PLATE
REMI
42 TELE THERMOMETER
43 FULL FIELD LASER PERFUSION IMAGER
MOOR FULL FIELD PERFUSION IMAGER
PLPI -2 MOOR
44 GRIP STRENGTH METER BIOGS3 BIOSEB
45 HOMOGENEIZER
HIGH SPEED (2)
RQ127A/DREMI
46 HOT AIR OVEN
LABLINE HOT AIR OVEN
HOS-2 LAB LINE
47 MICROSCOPE DISTINCTION MICROSCOPE WITH LED ILLUMINATION
48 MICROTOME
SENIOR ROTARY MICROTOME (2)
MT1090A WESWOX
49 PH METER
ELICO PH METER
LT120 ELICO
50 ROTA MANDLE REMI
51 SEMI AUTO ANALYSER
MICROLAB 300SEMI AUTO ANALYSER
MICROLAB
52 STEREOTACTIC DEVICE
STEREOTACTIC SGL 45 DEGREE
68005 RWD LIFE SCIENCES
53 SURGICAL APPARATUS
MULTIFUNCTION SURGICAL APPARATUS
9091 RWD LIFE SCIENCES
54 SYRINGE/INFUSION PUMP
DUAL SYRINGE INFUSION PUMP
RWD202 RWD LIFE SCIENCES
55 TEMPERATURE CONTROLLER UNIT 9105 RWD LIFE SCIENCES
56 THIN LAYER CHROMATOGRAPHY
PLANAR HIGH PERFORMANCE TLC SYSTEM
WIN CATS CAMAG

Number of PGs/PhD students :89/9

Publications (5years): 56

  • Ranjitkumar R, Pratab Balaji S, Balaji B, Ramesh RV and Ramanathan M Standardized Aqueous Tribulus terristris (Nerunjil) Extract Attenuates Hyperalgesia in Experimentally Induced Diabetic Neuropathic Pain Model: Role of Oxidative Stress and Inflammatory Mediators. Phytotherapy Res, 27:1646-57, 2013.
  • Chandrasekharan S, Bhaskar B, Muthiah R, Chandrasekharan AK, Ramamurthy V. Estrogenic effect of three substituted deoxybenzoins. Steroids. 78:147-55, 2013. Prathab Balaji S., Ramanathan M. Telmisartan protects the Lipopolysaccharide Intoxicated Raw 264.7 Cell Line by Deactivating NFκB Mediated Inflammatory Mechanism J Pharm Sci & Res 5:279-83, 2013.
  • Prakash R., Ramanathan M. Effect of COX-Inhibitors Attenuated LPS Induced Behavioral Alterations in Male Wistar Rats. J Pharm Sci & Res 5:226-30, 2013
  • Darshit BS, Balaji B, Rani P, Ramanathan M. Identification and in vitro evaluation of new leads as selective and competitive glycogen synthase kinase-3β inhibitors through ligand and structure based drug design. J Mol Graph Model 53C: 31-47, 2014.
  • Rahman MH, Ramanathan M, Sankar V. Preparation, characterization and in vitro cytotoxicity assay of curcumin loaded solid lipid nanoparticle in IMR32 neuroblastoma cell line. Pak J Pharm Sci. 27:1281-5, 2014.
  • Justin A, Sathishkumar M, Sudheer A, Shanthakumari S, Ramanathan M. Nonhypotensive dose of telmisartan and nimodipine produced synergistic Neuroprotective effect in cerebral ischemic model by attenuating brain cytokine levels. Pharmacol Biochem Behav 122:61-73, 2014.
  • Balaji B, Hariharan S, Shah DB, Ramanathan M. Discovery of potential and selective COX-1 inhibitory leads using pharmacophore modelling, in silico screening and in vitro evaluation. Eur J Med Chem. 86:469-80, 2014.
  • McLeay SC., Morrish GA, Ponnusamy TK., Devanand B., Ramanathan M., Venkatakrishnan L., Ramalingam S., Green B. Non invasive quantification of hepatic steatosis: Relationship between obesity status and liver fat content. The Open Obesity Journal, 6:16-24, 2014.
  • Saravanan PB, Shanmuganathan MV, Ramanathan M. Telmisarta attenuated LPS induced neuroinflammation in human IMR-32 neuronal cell line via SARM in AT1R independent mechanism. Life Sci. 2015 Jun 1;130:88-96.
  • Siva Selva Kumar M, Ramanathan M. Concurrent determination of olanzapine, risperidone and 9-hydroxyrisperidone in human plasma by ultra performance liquid chromatography with diode array detection method: application to pharmacokinetic study. Biomed Chromatogr. 2015 Jun 30.
  • Manogaran E., Ramanathan M., Rama Rao T. Neuroprotective Effect of Curcumin against Cholesterol Induced Neuroinflammation in In-Vitro and In-Vivo Models. J Pharm Sci & Res 7:189-96, 2015.
  • Ranjitkumar R., Premnath P., Ramanathan M. Measurement of Inflammatory Mediators at Different Time Intervals after Neuronal Injury Induced by Bilateral Common Carotid Artery Occlusion Model. J Pharm Sci & Res 7:662-67, 2015.
  • Prathab Balaji S, Vijay Chand C, Justin A, Ramanathan M. Telmisartan mediates anti inflammatory and not cognitive function through PPAR-γ agonism via SARM and MyD88 signaling. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 137:60-68, 2015.
  • Ravichandran S, Valliappan A, Ramanathan M. Development and validation of chromatographic method for the simultaneous estimation of olmesartan medoxomil, amlodipine besylate, cilnidipine in combination tablet dosage form. Intnl J Pharmacy Pharm Sci. 7: 321-324, 2015.
  • Ramanathan M, Abdul KK, Justin A. Low dose of L-glutamic acid attenuated the neurological dysfunctions and excitotoxicity in bilateral common carotid artery occluded mice. Behav Pharmacol. 27:615-22, 2016
  • Darshit BS, Ramanathan M. Activation of AKT1/GSK-3β/β-Catenin-TRIM11/Survivin Pathway by Novel GSK-3β Inhibitor Promotes Neuron Cell Survival: Study in Differentiated SH-SY5Y Cells in OGD Model. Mol Neurobiol. 53:6716-6729, 2016.
  • Diallo A, Darre P, Metowogo K, Lawson-evi P, Selva D, Potchoo Y, Creppy E, Ramanathan M. Fetal Toxicity and Cytotoxicity of Lannea kerstingii Engl and Krause Stem Bark (Anacardiaceae) Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 15: 253-258, 2016.
  • R Elancheran, K Saravanan, Bhaswati Choudhury, S Divakar, S Kabilan, M Ramanathan, Babulal Das, R Devi, Jibon Kotoky. Design and development of oxobenz imidazoles as novel androgen receptor antagonists. Med Chem Res 25:539, 2016.
  • M Ramanathan, A Justin, A Sudheer, S Shanthakumari. Comparison of pre-and postischemic treatment of telmisartan and nimodipine combination in experimentally induced cerebral ischemia. Indian J Exp Biology. 54:560-568, 2016.
  • Justin A, Divakar S, Ramamoorthy V and Ramanathan M. Therapeutic Efficacy and Mechanism of Action Assessment of AT1 Blocker Telmisartan with Calcium Channel Blocker Nimodipine and COX Inhibitor Aspirin in Global Ischemic Mice Model. Austin J Cerebrovasc Dis & Stroke. 3:1045, 2016.
  • Tshibangu DS, Divakar S, Ramanathan M, Syamala G, Mudogo JCV, Tshilanda DD, Misengabu NM, Mpiana PT. In Vitro Anticancer Assessment of Annickia chlorantha (Oliv.) Setten & Maas Stem (Annonaceae) Bark from Democratic Republic of Congo, J Biosci Med. 4:23, 2016.
  • Tshibangu DS, Divakar S, Ramanathan M, Syamala G, Ngbolua KN, Mudogo JCV, Tshilanda DD, Gbolo B, Mpiana PT. In vitro Screening of the Leaf Extracts from Gardenia ternifolia (Forest Gardenia) for their Anticancer Activity, J Comp Alt Med Res. 1:1-7, 2016
  • S Divakar, K Saravanan, P Karthikeyan, R Elancheran, S Kabilan, KK Balasubramanian, Rajlakshmi Devi, J Kotoky, M Ramanathan. Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of 2-(4-phenylthiazol-2-yl) isoindoline-1, 3-dione derivatives as anti-prostate cancer agents, Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 27:1199–1204, 2017.
  • Kandimalla R, Dash S, Kalita S, Choudhury B, Malampati S, Devi R, Ramanathan M, Talukdar NC, Kotoky J. Bioactive fraction of Annona reticulata bark (or) Ziziphus jujube root bark along with insulin attenuates painful diabetic neuropathy through inhibiting NFkB inflammatory cascade, Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, 11, 2017 publisher- Frontiers Media SA
  • R Elancheran, K Saravanan, S Divakar, S Kumari, VL Maruthanila, S Kabilan, M Ramanathan, R Devi, J Kotoky. Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of novel 1, 3- thiazolidine-2, 4-diones as anti-prostate cancer agents, Anti-cancer agents in medicinal chemistry 2017.
  • B Shah, Darshit and Ramanathan M. Glycogen Synthase Kinase-3: A Potential Target for Drug Discovery in the Treatment of Neurodegenerative Disorders, Current Enzyme Inhibition, 13:107-28, 2017.
  • S Divakar, K Saravanan, P Karthikeyan, R Elancheran, S Kabilan, KK Balasubramanian, Devi R, J Kotoky, M Ramanathan. Iminoenamine based novel androgen receptor antagonist exhibited anti-prostate cancer activity in androgen independent prostate cancer cells through inhibition of AKT pathway, Chemico-Biological Interactions, 275:22-34, 2017
  • Justin A, Divakar S, Ramanathan M. Cerebral ischemia induced inflammatory response and altered glutaminergic function mediated through brain AT(1) and not AT(2) receptor. Biomed Pharmacother, 102:947-958, 2018
  • Sankar V, Ramanathan M, Venkatesh G. Neurochemical assessment and behavioural role of tuberoinfundibular peptide-39 in acute restraint stress-induced depression in rats. Asian J Pharm Clin Res,11(1), 2018, 332-336.
  • Venkatesh Gunasekaran, Sankar Veintramuthu, Muthiah Ramanathan, Divakar Selvaraj. Tuberoinfundibular Peptide of 39 Attenuates Chronic Unpredictable Mild Stress Induced HPA axis Dysregulation, Inflammation and Oxidative Damage in Depressive Rats. Current Bioactive Compounds.2017,13(4),237-43.
  • Venkatesh Gunasekaran, Merin Maria Mathew, Mrinmoy Gautam, Ramanathan M Neuroprotective role of Pterocarpus marsupium Roxb in streptozotocin-induced diabetic neuropathic pain in Type 2 diabetic rats. Journal of Pharmacy Research.2017. 11 (09), 1112-1121.
  • Venkatesh Gunasekaran, SK srinivasan, S. Veintramuthu. Assessment of vitamin d on metabolic disorders in arthritic prediabetic patients-a pharmacological approach. International journal of pharmaceutical sciences and research.2016. 7 (6), 2648-2655.
  • Venkatesh G, Arsha Jayprakash, Swathi ks. The effect of sun light exposure on prediabetic patients in south Indian population. Int J Pharm Pharm Sci, 2014. vol.6 (11), 107-110.
  • A.Tamil Selvan, Antiinflammatory activity Pupalia lappacea L. Juss, Int J of Allied Med Sci and Clin Research, Vol 2(2),2014, 97-101.
  • A.Tamil Selvan, R. Suthakaran, B. Karun Kumar, R. Naveen Kumar, M. Naveena Mala, D. Jai Ram and M. Praveen, Pharmacognostical and Pharmacological Evaluation of the Polyherbal Extract on Rodents, Research Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 6(2): April-June, 2014, 80-83.
  • N Siva Subramanian, M.Ramadevi, A.Tamil Selvan, Synthesis, Characterization and Biological Evaluation of Novel 1, 5-Benzodiazepine and Its Derivatives, Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 2013, ISSN No: 2231-6876.
  • M. Rama Devi, N. Siva Subramanian, A.Tamil Selvan, S.Anbazhagan, Umesh B, Telrandhe, Anti Gastric Ulcer Activity of Ficus virens Leaf in Wistar Albino Rats, World Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vol 3, Issue 6, 2014.
  • M.Ramadevi, N.Sivasubramanian, A.Tamil Selvan, B.Sree Giri Prasad, S. Anbazhagan, Wound Healing Activity of Bark Extracts of Ficus virens on Wistar Albino Rats, Int. J. Pharm. Sci. Rev. Res., 27(2), July – August 2014; Article No. 04, Pages: 16-18.
  • Ch.Maheswara Reddy, P.Padmabhushanam, K.F.H.Nazeer Ahmed, A.Tamil Selvan, Effect of AT1 Blocker Losartan on Locomotion and Neurobehavioural Assessment, Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, Vol 4, 07, 2014.
  • Sree Giri Prasad B, V. R. M. Gupta, Devanna N, M. Rama Devi, Tamil Selvan A, Yasasvi Narayan G, Formulation and evaluation of taste masked fast dissolving tablets of Zolpidem tartrate by direct compression technique, Der Pharmacia Lettre, 2014, 6 (4):8-19.
  • Santhoshkumar Muthu, Sivaganesh M, Shibi Ashir, Tamil Selvan A, and Shiba Sakeer, Anti-Inflammatory Effect of Ethanolic Extract of Boerhavia diffusa leaves in Wistar rats, Malaya Journal of Biosciences 2014, 1(2):76–85.
  • M.Ramadevi, Sivasubramanian, A.Tamil Selvan, B. Sree Giri Prasad, S. Anbazhagan, Screening of Invitro Antiinflammatory Activity of Ficus virens Bark, JGTPS, 2014, Vol. 5(4): 2034 – 2016
  • A.Tamil Selvan, Ruman Yezdhani, N. Siva Subramanian, M. Rama Devi, B. Sree Giri Prasad, Santhosh Kumar, and Sudha Parimala, Antimicrobial Activity of Methanolic Extract of Cissus pallida, IJP, 2014; Vol. 1(9): 592-595.
  • A.Tamil Selvan, N.Siva Subramanian, M.Ramadevi, B.Sree Giri Prasad, Santhosh Kumar Muthu, Bioactive Compound Identification, Phytochemical Estimation, Invitro Anti-inflammatory and Antioxidant activity of Pupalia lappacea, International Journal of Pharmacognosy, Vol. 1, Issue 9, 2014, 596 – 604.
  • Tamil Selvan.A, Ruman Yezdhani, M.Rama Devi, N.Siva Subramanian, Parimala S, Prasad G, Hepatoprotective and Antioxidant activity of Methanolic Extract of Cissus pallida, INDIAN DRUGS 51(10) October 2014, 29 – 37.
  • A.Tamil Selvan, R.Suresh, N.Siva Subramanian, M.Ramadevi, Anxiolytic Effect of Polyherbal Extracts on Rodents, Research Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry; Vol: 6, No: 4: October-December: 2014
  • A.Tamil Selvan, Kush Dwivedi, N.Siva Subramanian, M.Ramadevi, B.Sree Giri Prasad, Pharmacological and Neurobiochemical Evidence for Antidepressant Effect of Psoralea corylifolia Seeds Extract, International Journal of Pharmacology and Biological Sciences, Vol. 7, Issue 3, 2014.
  • A.Tamil Selvan, B.Sree Giri Prasad, M.Ramadevi, N.Siva Subramanian, R.Suresh, Antianxiety, Anticonvulsant, Myorelaxant and Hypnotic Effect of Polyherbal Extracts on Rodents, IJP, 2018; Vol. 5(8): 509-516.
  • Vignesh Balaji.E, A.Tamil Selvan, K.Ragavan, Retrospective Review on Hyperhidrosis: Etiopathology and its Treatment, International Journal of Pharma Research – Volume 8: 1.
  • K.Jeeva Balaji, S.Safna, A.Shama Anjum, M.Suresh, A.Tamil Selvan, Comprehensive Study on Assessment of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Adverse Drug Reaction Monitoring and Reporting among Nurses in a Tertiary Care Hospital, Int. J. of Res. in Pharmacology & Pharmacotherapeutics Vol-7(2) 2018,133-137.
  • K.Jeeva Balaji, A.Tamil Selvan, Ethnobotanical and Ethnopharmacological survey on Leptadenia reticulate (Wight &Arn), Int. J. of Res. in Pharmacology & Pharmacotherapeutics Vol-7(2) 2018, 130-132.
  • E. Vignesh Balaji, A. Tamil Selvan, Cancer-A Historical Status, Government Regulation and Current Scenario of Socio-Economic Impact – Retrospective Study, Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. 8(3): July-September, 2018.
  • Divakar S, Hariharan S. 3D-QSAR studies on Plasmodium falciparam proteins: a mini-review. Comb Chem High Throughput Screen. 2015;18(2):188-98.
  • Divakar S, Hariharan S, Muthiah R. Identification of Pharmacophore for Wild and T877A Mutant Androgen Receptor Antagonist: Challenges in Designing 3D-QSAR For Mutant Protein. International Journal of Quantitative Structure-Property Relationships. 2017 Jul 1;2(2):47-61.
  • Divakar S, Hariharan Sand Ramanathan M. Structure Based Drug Design in Identification of Novel Androgen Receptor Antagonist. In: Azat M, editor. Software and Techniques for Bio-Molecular Modelling, New Jersey: Austin Group Open Access eBooks; 2016, p, 183 – 197. (ISBN: 978-0-9971499-4-4).
  • Karthik S, Raghavan CV, Marslin G, Rahman H, Divakar S, Balakumar K, Franklin G. Quillaja saponin: A prospective emulsifier for the preparation of solid lipid nanoparticles. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 2016 Nov 1;147:274-80.

Seminar/workshop/ conference organised: 11

  • National conference on experimental pharmacology and drug evaluation on 7th and 8th June 2012.
  • National conference on cancer biology on 20th-22th November 2002
  • Annual conference of southern regional Indian pharmacological society on 13th November 2009.
  • National workshop on insilico drug discovery and lead optimization on may 24th – 26th 2012.
  • Workshop on molecular modelling and drug discovery on 10th -12th July 2013
  • Workshop on clinical pharmacokinetics on 10th February 2018.
  • Workshop on “discover your learning style” and academic and real world challenges- Novartis healthcare pvt.lmt on 25th June 2016.
  • Role of pharmacist in clinical research – Novartis healthcare pvt.lmt on 24th, 25th June 2016.
  • Workshop on clinical drug development– Novartis healthcare pvt.lmt on 24th, 25th march 2017.
  • Workshop on recent strategies in drug discovery on 25th-27th September 2014.
  • National conference on IPR and workshop on hands on training in experimental pharmacology on 5th and 6th October, 2017.

Area of research

  • Development of New Chemical Entities for cancer and neuro inflammation
  • Neurosciences and Neurodegenerative disorders
  • Translational research
  • Herbal screening
  • New Product Development
  • Toxicological studies
  • Proteomics and Genomics

Consultancy:

  • Cytotoxicity screening (MTT assay)
  • Docking studies
  • Animal studies

Funds received

Name of the faculty Title of the project Funding Agency Amount (Lakhs)
Dr. M. Ramanathan Elucidation of Neuroprotective mechanism of angiotensin in middle cerebral artery occluded rat model ICMR 41.00
Development and Elucidation of mechanism of action of some herbs to treat diabetic neuropathic pain DBT 27.00
Androgen receptor mediated drug development to treat prostate cancer DBT Twinning 46.12
Development of glycogen synthase kinase-3β inhibitors for neurogenesis in neurodegenerative disorders DBT 66.11
Preclinical evaluation of modified estrogen receptor beta agonists for prostate cancer treatment DST – SERB 30.12
Standardization, Validation and development of herbal formulation for the treatment of neuropathic pain DST – DPRP 51.20
Glabridin derivatives for the estrogen receptor β mediated growth control of the prostate cancer cells DST – SERC 20.99
Phytochemical, Pharmacological and toxicological investigation of Aegle Marmelos for a new product ICFRE 13.43
Elucidation of neuroprotective mechanism of brain angiotensin in middle cerebral artery occluded (MACO) rat model ICMR 43.00
Elucidation of mechanism of action and anti-cancer activity of novel iminoenamine derivatives to treat androgen independent prostate cancer DBT Twinning 21.58
Standardization, validation, toxicity and efficacy studies on Sangu parpam and Arathai choornam Ministry of Ayush 67.54

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