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Dr. M.Ramanathan

Designation : Principal

Qualification : M. Pharm PhD.

Post doctoral experience: Department of Neurology, University of Bonn, Germany

Field of Specialization : Pharmacology / Neuroscience

Area of Research:

  • Neurodegenerative disorders
  • Neuro-inflammation
  • Hormone influenced cancer
  • Molecular modeling & Drug development

Papers Published: 58

  1. M. Ramanathan, A.K. Jaiswal, S.K Bhattacharya, Brain monoamines and metabolites during early streptozotocin induced diabetes in rats, Biogenic Amines, 13: 55-56, 1997.
  2. M. Manickam, M. Ramanathan, M.A. Farboodniay Jahromi, J.P.N. Chansouria, A.B. Ray, Anti hyperglycemic activity of flavonoid from Pterocarpus marsupium, J. Nat. Prod. 60: 609-610, 1997.
  3. M. Ramanathan, A.K. Jaiswal, S.K. Bhattachrya, Differential effects of diazepam on anxiety in streptozotocin  induced diabetic and  non-diabetic rats, Psychopharmacology, 123: 351-356, 1998.
  4. M. Ramanathan, A.K. Jaiswal, S.K. Bhattacharya, Superoxide dismutase, Catalase and Glutathione peroxidase activities in the brain of streptozotocin induced diabetic rats, Indian J Exp.Biol, 37: 182-183, 1999.
  5. M. Ramanathan, V.K. Khanna, P.K. Seth, A.K. Jaiswal, S.K. Bhattacharya, Central neurotransmitter receptor binding and Behaviour during streptozotocin induced hyperglycemia in rats, Biogenic Amines 15: 355-65, 1999.
  6. M. Ramanathan, A.K. Jaiswal, S.K. Bhattacharya, Diabetes in pregnancy; effects on the offspring behavior with special reference to anxiety paradigms, Indian J Exp. Biol., 38: 231-36, 2000.
  7. Bhattacharya A, M. Ramanathan, S. Ghosal, S.K. Bhattacharya, Effect of Withania somnifera Glycowithanolides on iron induced hepatotoxicity in rats, Phytotherapy Res., 14: 568-570, 2000.
  8. S.P. Dhanapal, Shibu Prasanth, M. Ramanathan, K. Elango, B. Suresh, Validation of Antifertility activity of various Rubus species in female albino rats, Indian J. Pharm. Sci., 2000.
  9. V. Murugan, M. Vijaya Baskaran, GVS Rama Sarma, M. Ramanathan and B. Suresh.  Synthesis and estrogenic screening of some new quinazolinonyl Triazoles, Indian J Hetero. Chem., 9, 267-270, 2000.
  10. V. Murugan, H. Shareef, G.V.S. Ramasarma, M. Ramanathan, B.Suresh.  Anti-fertility activity of the stem bark of AIangium salviifolium (Linn. F) Wang in Wistar female rats.  Indian J Pharmacol., 2000 32; 388-389.
  11. Murugan, K. Rama Prasad, G.V.S. Ramasarma, M. Ramanathan, and B.Suresh. Synthesis of triazole, triazole and oxidiazole bearing 2-thiomethyl benzimidazole and their biological evaluation.  Indian J. Hetertocyclic Chem., 11; 169-170, 2001.
  12. V. Murugan, S. Gulhane, S. Badami, M. Ramanathan and B. Suresh. Androgenic activity of the total alkaloid fraction of Alangium salvifolium (Linn. F). J Nat. Remedies, 2; 66-70, 2002.
  13. C. Vijaya, M. Ramanathan, T. Subburaju, B. Suresh. Correlation of phenolic content in vitro antioxidant activity of certain herbal extracts. Indian Drugs 39:453-455, 2002.
  14. M. Ramanathan, SN. Ashok kumar, B. Suresh. Evaluation of cognitive function of fluoxetine, sertraline and tianeptine in isolation and chronic unpredictable mild stress induced depressive Wistar rats. Indian J Exp., Biol., 41: 1269-1272, 2003.
  15. J. Srinivasan, B. Suresh, M. Ramanathan. Differential anxiolytic effect of enalapril and losartan in normotensive and renal hypertensive rats.  Physiol. Behav., 78: 585-591, 2003.
  16.  M. Ramanathan, J. Srinivasan, C. Saravanababu, B. Viswanad and B. Suresh Comparative Behavioural activity of methanolic and Aqueous Withania somnifera root extracts in stressed rats. Indian J. Pharm. Sci., 65: 601-604, 2003.
  17. S. P. Dhanapal, C. K. Kokate , M. Ramanathan, K. Elango, T. Subburaj, S. Manimaran and B. Suresh. Protective role of sub-fractions from Fenugreek seeds on Alloxan induced diabetes mellitus in rats. Hamdard Medicus, Vol  XLVII 45- 49, 2004.
  18. S. P. Dhanapal, C. K. Kokate , M. Ramanathan, K. Elango, and B. Suresh. The hypoglycaemic activity of Coccinia indica Wight & Arn. and its influence on certain biochemical parameters. Indian J Pharmacol., 36 249-250 2004.
  19. S. P. Dhanapal, C. K. Kokate , M. Ramanathan, K. Elango, E. P. Kumar T. Subburaj, S. Manimaran and B. Suresh. Antihyperglycemic activity of Polygala Arvensis in Alloxan diabetic rats. Indian Drugs 41 690- 695, 2004.
  20. S. P. Dhanapal, M. Sureshkumar, M. Ramanathan and B. Suresh. Hypoglycemic effect of ethanolic extract of Musa sapientum on Alloxan induced diabetes mellitus in rays and its relation with antioxidant potential. J Herbal Pharmacotherapy, 5, 7-19, 2005.
  21.  Srinivasan J, Jayadev S, Kumaran D, Ahamed KF, Suresh B, Ramanathan M Effect of losartan and enalapril on cognitive deficit caused by Goldblatt induced hypertension. Indian J Exp Biol., 43: 241-6, 2005.
  22. M. Heneka, M. Ramanathan, P. Andrews, D. Lucia, Debeir T, S. Magdalena,      Galloliks N, Zimmer A, Mathews, Klockgether T., Locus Ceruleus degeneration promotes Alzheimer’s Pathogenesis in  APP23 transgenic mice. J Neurosci. 26: 1343-54, 2006.
  23. Dhanabal SP, Kokate CK, Ramanathan M, Kumar EP, Suresh B.  Hypoglycaemic activity of Pterocarpus marsupium Roxb. Phytother Res. 20: 4-8, 2006.
  24. Semmler A, Frisch C, Debeir T, Ramanathan M, Okulla T, Klockgether T, Heneka MT, Long-term cognitive impairment, neuronal loss and reduced cortical cholinergic innervation after recovery from sepsis in a rodent model Experi Neurol, 204: 733- 40 2007.
  25. M. Ramanathan, S. Sivakumar, PR Anadavijyakumar, C. Saravanababu, P. Rathinavel Pandian Neuroprotective evaluation of standardized extract of Centella asiatica in monosodium glutamate treated rats, Indian J Exp Biol., 45: 425-31 2007.
  26. C. Saravana Babu, A. G. Sunil, and H R. Vasanthi V. S. Muthusamy M. Ramanathan Development and Validation of an HPTLC Method for Simultaneous Estimation of Excitatory Neurotransmitters in Rat Brain. J of Liquid Chromatography & Related Technologies, 30: 2891–2902, 2007.
  27. Dhanabal SP, Raja MK, Ramanathan M, Suresh B. Hypoglycemic activity of Nymphaea stellata leaves ethanolic extract in alloxan induced diabetic rats. Fitoterapia. 78:288-91, 2007.
  28. Nirmal J, Babu CS, Harisudhan T, Ramanathan M. Evaluation of behavioural and antioxidant activity of Cytisus scoparius Link in rats exposed to chronic unpredictable mild stress. BMC Complement Altern Med. 8:15, 2008.
  29. Vijaya C, Ramanathan M, Suresh B. Lipid lowering activity of ethanolic extract of leaves of Aegle marmelos (Linn.) in hyperlipidaemic models of Wistar albino rats. Indian J Exp Biol. 47:182-5, 2009.
  30. M. Ramanathan, D. Deshmuk. Effect of excessive cholesterol and lipopolysaccharide on cerebrellar neuronal cells in in vitro and protective role of anti-inflammatory drugs. Indian J Exp Biol.  47: 320-26, 2009.
  31. C. Saravana Babu, M. Ramanathan. Pre-ischemic treatment with memantine reversed the neurochemical and behavioural parameters but not energy metabolites in middle cerebral artery occluded rats. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 92: 424-32, 2009.
  32. B. Balaji, C. Sabarinath and M. Ramanathan. Structural based drug design of estrogen receptor beta selective ligands. Published in Comprehensive Bioactive Natural Products Vol 7 Structural modifications and Drug development Ed Gupta VK, Taneja SC and Gupta BD, Studium Press LLC USA pp 299-314, 2010.
  33. Muthusamy VS, Saravanababu C, Ramanathan M, Bharathi Raja R, Sudhagar S, Anand S, Lakshmi BS. Inhibition of protein tyrosine phosphatase 1B and regulation of insulin signalling markers by caffeoyl derivatives of chicory (Cichorium intybus) salad leaves.  Br J Nutrition 6: 1-11, 2010.
  34. Umamatheswari S, Balaji B, Ramanathan M, Kabilan S. Synthesis, antimicrobial evaluation and QSAR studies of novel piperidin-4-yl-5-spiro-thiadiazoline derivatives. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 20: 6909-14, 2010.
  35. Umamatheswari S, Balaji B, Ramanathan M, Kabilan S. Synthesis, stereochemistry, antimicrobial evaluation and QSAR studies of 2,6-diaryltetrahydropyran-4-one thiosemicarbazones. Eur J Med Chem. 46: 1415-24, 2011.
  36. Babu CS, Ramanathan M Post-ischemic administration of nimodipine following focal cerebral ischemic-reperfusion injury in rats alleviated excitotoxicity, neurobehavioural alterations and partially the bioenergetics. Int J Dev Neurosci. 29: 93-105, 2011.
  37. M Ramanathan, B Balaji, A Justin, Gopinath, M Vasanthi RV Ramesh, Behavioural and neurochemical evaluation of Perment®an herbal formulation in chronic unpredictable mild stress induced depressive model. Indian J Exp Biology 49: 269-75, 2011.
  38. Balaji, Ramanathan M, Sabarinath, Ramamurthy, Chandrasekharan. Descriptor analysis of estrogen receptor β-selective ligands using 2-phenylquinoline, tetrahydrofluorenone and 3-hydroxy 6H-benzo[c]chromen-6-one scaffolds. J Enzyme Inhib Med Chem. 26:   831-842, 2011.
  39. Saravana Babu C, Kesavanarayanan KS, Kalaivani P, Ranju V, Ramanathan M. A Simple Densitometric Method for the Quantification of Inhibitory Neurotransmitter Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid (GABA) in Rat Brain Tissue. Chromatography Research International Volume 2011, doi:10.4061/2011/732409.
  40. Balaji B, Ramanathan M. Prediction of estrogen receptor β ligands potency and selectivity by docking and MM-GBSA scoring methods using three different scaffolds. J Enzyme Inhib Med Chem. 27(6):832-44, 2012.
  41. Ramanathan M, Babu CS, Justin A, Shanthakumari S. Elucidation of neuroprotective role of endogenous GABA and energy metabolites middle cerebral artery occluded model in rats. Indian J Exp Biol. 50(6):391-7, 2012.
  42. Balaji B, Rajendar B, Ramanathan M. Quercetin protected isolated human erythrocytes against mancozeb-induced oxidative stress. Toxicol Ind Health 30(6):561-569, 2012.
  43. Sabarinath C, Balaji B, Ramanathan M, Chandrasekharan AK, Ramamurthy V. Estrogenic effect of three substituted deoxybenzoins. Steroids 78(2):147-155, 2013.
  44. Ranjithkumar R, Balaji SP, Balaji B, Ramesh RV, 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(11):1646-1657, 2013.
  45. Justin A, Sathishkumar M, Sudheer A, Shanthakumari S, Ramanathan M. Non-hypotensive 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.
  46. 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.
  47. Balaji B, Hariharan S, Darshit BS, 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 86:469-480, 2014.

Review

  1. S. Chattopadhyay, M. Ramanathan, J. Das, S.K. Bhattacharya. Animal Models in experimental diabetes mellitus, Indian J. Exp. Biol, 35: 1141-1145, 1997.
  2.  S.K. Bhattacharya, K.S. Satyan, M. Ramanathan. Evaluation of Depression parameters in experimental Animal Models, Indian J Exp. Biol., 37: 117-123, 1999.
  3. S. Ponnusankar, Santhi Dhanaraj, M. Ramanathan. Cox-2 selective agents do they really solve patient problem? The Indian Pharmacist, March 2004 8-14.
  4. M. Ramanathan, V. Muthuswamy, S. Saravanan, A.K. Chandrasekharn. Turmeric   an Indian Curry- Its Phytochemical and Pharmacological perspective with Special reference to anti inflammatory action Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants.

Proceedings                      

  1. S.N. Upadyay, K.S. Satyan, A.K. Jaiswal, M. Ramanathan and S.K. Bhattacharya. Effect of B. moniera on learning and memory function in young and old rats, Indian J. Pharmacol. 28: 49, 1996.
  2. M. Ramanathan, A.K. Jaiswal and S.K. Bhattacharya, Effect of streptozotocin induced experimental diabetes on anxiety in albino rats. Indian J. Pharmacol, 29: 64, 1997.
  3. M. Ramanathan, J. Srinivasan, N. Anandhamoorthy, B. Suresh. Influence of anti-hypertensive drugs on anxiety and cognition in hypertensive patients. Indian J. Pharmacol., 33: 238, 2001.
  4. KF Haja Nazeer Ahamed, M. Ramanathan, J. Srinivasan, B. Suresh. Evaluation of losartan on anxiogenic behaviour in hypertensive and normotensive rats. Indian J. Pharmacol., 33: 238-239, 2001.
  5. Vijaya Chockalingam, M. Ramanathan, K. Elango, T. Subburaju and B. Suresh. Study on the effect of herbal formulation on glucose and lipid profile in hyperlipidemic rats. Atherosclerosis (Suppl), 4: 244, 2003.
  6. M. Ramanathan, Dumitrescu-Ozimek L, Sastre M, Klockgether T, Heneka MT, Locus ceruleus cell death and noradrenaline depletion augments learning and memory deficit in APP2576 transgenic mice: Role for Alzheimer’s diseases. J. Neurochemistry 87 (suppl 1): 102, 2003.
  7.  Ramanathan M, T. Harisudhan, S. Jayadev and B. Suresh, Early prevention of free radical generation in ischemic condition can be neuroprotective. J Neurochemistry, 88 (Suppl 1): 40, 2004.

Patent

  1.   PCT/IB2004/000284: Herbal composition comprising commiphora mukul Allium  sativum and curcuma longa
  2.  Isoflavone based new chemical entities have been developed as anti-proliferative agents  “Therapeutic Benefits of Novel Daidzein Analogues In Estrogen- Associated Disorders” Ref No./Application No.- 1667/CHE/2013

Awards and Achievements

  • Annamalai University Fourth Rank holder (B. Pharm)
  • Banaras Hindu University Third rank holder (M. Pharm)
  • Junior Research Fellowship Award of UGC for the year 1992-94
  • Senior Research Fellowship Award of ICMR for the year 1995-98
  • Best paper Award in Pharmacology session of TIPS Call 98 held at Annamalai University
  • Received Young Scientist Fellowship Award 2000 from Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology based on scientific achievements
  • P. P. Surya Kumari Prize was conferred in the year 2000 from Indian Pharmacological Society for the best paper published in the Journal related to diabetes
  • Invited as a Guest Scientist by BMBF to work in the Department of Physiological Chemistry, University of Bonn, Germany in 2001
  • Awarded International Brain Research Organization Fellowship for Asia Oceanic region 2001 to recognize the scientific achievement in neuroscience
  • Travel grant award and invited to attend the Asian Pacific Society for Neurochemistry 2004, Hong Kong
  • Bestowed with prestigious “Professional Excellence Award” from The TN Dr. M. G. R Medical University, Chennai to recognize the service rendered to Pharmacy profession 2011

Major Research Projects

On-going
Principal Investigator Title of Project Funding Agency

Amount

(in Lakhs)

Dr. M. Ramanathan Elucidation of neuroprotective mechanism of angiotensin in middle cerebral artery occluded rat model ICMR

41.00

Dr. M. Ramanathan Development and Elucidation of mechanism of action of some herbs to treat diabetic neuropathic pain

DBT

(2014-2015)

10.51

Dr. M. Ramanathan Preclinical evaluation of modified estrogen receptor beta agonists for prostate cancer treatment

DST-SERB

(2012-2015)

30.12

Dr. M. Ramanathan Androgen receptor mediated drug development to treat Prostate Cancer DBT-NE Twinning
(2012-2015)

46.12

Completed
Principal Investigator Title of Project Funding Agency

Amount

(in Lakhs)

Dr. M. Ramanathan Development of glycogen synthase kinase-3β inhibitors for neurogenesis in neurodegenerative disorders

DBT

(2011-2014)

66.11

Dr. M. Ramanathan Phytochemical, Pharmacological and toxicological investigation of Aegle Marmelos for a new product ICFRE

13.43

Dr. M. Ramanathan Standardization, validation and development of herbal formulation for the treatment of neuropathic pain

DST-DPRP

(2008-2011)

51.20

Dr. M. Ramanathan Glabridin derivatives for the estrogen receptor b mediated growth control of the prostate cancer cells

DST-SERC

(2008-2011)

20.99

 

Professional and Institutional associations/activities

  • Worked as member in Local Organizing Committee (Scientific) at Chennai IPC 2004
  • Served as a organizing secretary of National Seminar on Cancer Biology and Development of New chemical entities organized by PSG College of Pharmacy in Nov 2008
  • Served as Organizing secretary of Annual Conference of Southern Regional Indian Pharmacological Society organized at PSG Institutions in Nov 2009
  • Member- PSG Hospitals Drug committee and contributed in analyzing the new drug profile and combinations
  • Member- Institutional Human ethics committee
  • Member- Institutional Animal Ethics Committee
  • Member- Board of studies Research, The TN Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai- 2010-2013
  • Member- Board of studies Pharmacy, The TN Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai- 2013-2016
  • Member – Board of Studies Pharmacy, Annamalai University, Chidambaram
  • Member – Board of Studies PG Pharmacy, Kerala University of Health Sciences, Cochin
  • Member- Scientific Services Committee, IPC (2010-2012)
  • Life member, International Brain Research Organization.
  • Life member, Indian Pharmaceutical Association.
  • Member, Indian Pharmacological Society.
  • Member International Federation of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Quality Improvement Program coordinator Pharmacological Screening Techniques 2001 and 2004
  • Reviewer/ Referee for various international and national journals

 

List of M.Pharm thesis guided

  • Neuroprotective assessment of telmisartan in lipopolysaccharide intoxicated IMR-32 neuroblastoma cell lines
  • Standardization and behavioural assessment of different parts of Bael
  • Evaluation of behavioral activity using monoamine depletor DSP4: Effect of memantine
  • Effect of Quercetin in Profenofos induced oxidative stress in farmers, anaemic and diabetic patients in human erythrocytes in vitro model
  • Effect of NMDA receptor antagonist and 5-HT1a receptor agonist in behavior and depression in serotonin depleted mice model
  • Evaluation of ayurvedic formulations against diabetic neuropathic pain
  • Effect of alkaloid enriched fraction of Tribulus terrestris (Nerunjil) in LPS induced inflammation in in vitro and in vivo models
  • Neuroprotective assessment of telmisartan in transient focal cerebral ischemic rat model
  • Evaluation of neuroprotective action of telmisartan in lipopolysaccharide induced neuroinflammatory model in rats
  • Neurobehavioural and neurochemical assessment of NMDA receptor antagonist and 5-HT1A receptor agonist in serotonin Depleted Mice
  • Evaluation of neuroprotective effect of telmisartan and nimodipine in middle cerebral artery occlusion induced focal ischemia in rats
  • Evaluation of neuroprotective effect of low dose of L- glutamic acid in global ischemic model
  • Optimization and inflammation assessment in bilateral common carotid artery occlusion model in Swiss albino mice

Abroad Visits

  • USA (University of Toledo, Toledo; Wayne State University, Detroit; Baeumont Hospital, Royal Oak; University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign; University of Maryland, Baltimore)

Invited lectures : 35

Contact Details

PSG College of Pharmacy
Peelamedu
Coimbatore – 641 004
Phone : 0422 4345841
Fax : 0422 2594400
E-mail: principalpsgcp@gmail.com ,  muthiah.in@gmail.com

Dr. V.Sankar

Designation:Professor and Head
Qualification:
M.Pharm., Ph.D.
Field of Specialization:
Pharmaceutics

Area of Research:

Novel Drug delivery System, Drug utilization studies, Medication errors, Pharmacoeconomic studies
Papers Published: 15

  • As Author International – 9, National – 14
  • As Co Author International – 6, National – 13
  • Total International – 15, National – 27
Awards & Achievements

As Author

  • Best paper award in the national level Technological symposium “Pharma Innovations”
    organized by Bharathidasan University, Tiruchy for the paper entitled Effect of processingvariables on the physical characteristics of non-ionic surfactant vesicles (Niosomes) containing Zidovudine.

As Co-author

  • Best poster awards 1st Pharm Tech IAPST International Conference on Drug Delivery a Drug Targeting Research, 19th & 20 January 2008, Jadavpur University, Kolkata for the papers entitled “Influence of HLB value of surfactant in drug entrapment and release in Rifampicin niosomes” & “Formulation and optimization of Isosorbide Dinitrate Niosomes”.
  • Best paper award at the Tamil Science conference held at Alagappa university, Karaikudi on September 2009 for the paper entitled Bio-distribution and pharmacokinetic evaluation of salbutamol sulphate niosomes.
  • Best paper award at the International Conference on Drug Delivery held on Jan 2010 at PSG College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore for the paper entitled Proniosomes as Carrier for the delivery of Salbutamol to lungs
  • Best paper award at the International Conference on Drug Delivery held on Jan 2011 at PSG College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore for the paper entitled Formulation and Evaluation of Finasteride Proniosomal gel for treating Androgenic Alopecia
Patent

Herbal Ant Repellant No: 997/CHE/2004
Date: 2007-09-14, filed 2004-09-29
office: Chennai

Other relavent informations
Project Guide

Degree Projects Completed – 19

PG projects Completed – 9

Project Grants Received
  • Tamilnadu state council for Science and Technology “Student project scheme” 2007- 2008 for the project title – Targeting Salbutamol Sulphate to lungs through Niosomes Rs 5,000/-
  • Tamilnadu state council for Science and Technology “Student project scheme” 2008- 2009 for the project title – Formulation and evaluation of Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Nanoparticles for Post Cataract treatment. Rs 5,000/-
  • Tamilnadu Pharmaceutical sciences and welfare trust “Student project scheme” 2008- 2009 for the project title – Tissue distribution and pharmacokinetics of salbutamol proniosomes for lung targeting. Rs 6,000/-
  • Tamilnadu state council for Science and Technology and DBT “Student project scheme”
    2009- 2010 for the project title – Carboplatin niosomes for enhanced delivery to cancer cells Rs 10,000/-
  • Tamilnadu Pharmaceutical sciences and welfare trust “Student project scheme” 2010- 2011 for the project title – Formulation of Niosome Gels for the treatment of Androgenic
    Alopecia. Rs 8,000/-
Grants Received for seminars/symposiums
  • Received grant from CSIR for conducting a National Symposium on Herbal Therapy in Viralinfections – A perspective held on 9th and 10th July 2004 at P. S. G College of pharmacy Coimbatore.
  • Received grant from National Medicinal Plants Board, New Delhi, and Tamilnadu state council for science and Technology, Chennai for conducting a National level conference on Herbal Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurship Development for young pharmacy graduates held on 29th and 30th October 2004 at P. S. G College of pharmacy-Coimbatore.
  • Received grant from All India Council for Technical Education( AICTE) and Defense Research Development Organization( DRDO) for conducting a national level symposium on Advanced Approaches in Formulation Development and Drug Targetting held on 18th October 2008 at PSG College of pharmacy, Coimbatore
  • Received grant from Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India, New Delhi and Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi for conducting a International Conference On Drug Delivery ICODD 2009 held on January 29th and 30th 2009 at PSG College of Pharmacy,Coimbatore
  • Received Grant from The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai and IPGA Welfare Trust, New Delhi for conducting a National Level Technical symposium on Emerging Oppurtunities and Challenges for Clinical Pharmacist in National Health Care held on October 29th and 30th 2010 at PSG College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore
Membership of professional bodies/societies
  • Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA)
  • Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI)
  • Indian Pharmacy Graduates Association (IPGA)
  • Indian Hospital Pharmacy Association (IHPA)
Journal Reviewer
  • Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, Informa world journal, UK
  • Biosciences Asia from Thailand
  • International Journal of Pharmaceutics.
Other Memberships
  • Chairman – Drug Commitee
  • Chairman – Negotiation Committee
  • Member – Research Advisory Committee, PSG and Son’s Charities
  • Gents Hostel warden (Pharmacy)
Contact Details

PSG College of Pharmacy
Peelamedu
Coimbatore -641004
Phone: 0422 -2570170 Extn 5847

E.Mail: sansunv@yahoo.co.in
Mobile: 9198422 90701

Residential:
B 104 , Sneham Apartments
Anna Nagar, Peelamedu
Coimbatore -641004
Phone: 0422 -2576579

Abroad visits
Visited GEA-NUS PPRL, National University of Singapore for the Asian Pharmaceutics Graduate congress on 25-27, September 2006

Invited talks
  • Staff Development Programme Sponsored By AICTE, UGC New Delhi
  • Quality Improvement Programme, Sponsored By AICTE, New Delhi
  • Indian Pharmaceutical Association Conferences
  • Indian Pharmaceutical Congress Association
  • Continuing Pharmacy Education Programmes
  • National and International Conference organized by different institutions in India.

Dr. A.Nagarajan

Designation: Professor

Qualification: M.Sc., Ph.D.

Field of Specialization: Medicinal Chemistry

Area of Research: Diabetes , Cancer

Papers Published: 20

Conference papers presents: 7

Projects Guided : B.Tech projects-4 thesis supervised

Ph.D candidate: 1 registered in Acharya Nagarjuna University, AP

Patents (7)

3 granted patents & 4 patent applications filed for NCE’s

  • WO/2012/011125. “AGONISTS OF GPR40”, Jagannath Madanahalli Ranganath Rao, Nagarajan Arumugam, Mohd Mudabbir Ansari, Chandrasekhar Gudla, Shanmugam Pachiyappan, Manivannan Ramalingam, , Jenson George , George Fernanda Arul , Y Kenchegowda Bommegowda , Sathesh Kumar Angupillai, Ramamoorthy Kottamalai, Pradeep Jidugu and D Shivanageshwara Rao
  • US 7550607-Method of preparation of heterocyclic molecules with pharmaceutical, pharmaceutical excipient, cosmeceutical, agrochemical and industrial uses- Hong, Borcherng, Chen, Zhong-Yi, Nagarajan, Arumugam, Rudresha, Kottani, Chavan, Vishal P., Sarshar, Sepehr
  • US737517-Polymers, polymer compositions and method of preparation- Arumugam, Nagarajan, AS, Radhakrishna, Lens, Jan Pleun, Raj, Tilak Sahoo, Binod , Scindia, Subash
  • US7183431-Dihydroxy aromatic compounds and methods for preparation-Arumugam, Nagarajan, AS, Radhakrishna, Lens, Jan Pleun, Raj, Tilak Sahoo, Binod

Visits abroad : Mexico (1994-97), Taiwan (1997-98 & 2002-03) and Korea (2000-02)

Industrial Experience: 10 years (SPIC, GE R&D, Connexios Life Sciences P Ltd)

Member of the American Chemical Society

Contact details :

Professor, PSG College of Pharmacy,
Coimbatore-4,
Phone No: 9443419476,
Email: naga63@yahoo.com

Prof. Dr.Khadar Bhatcha

Designation: Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm., Ph.D.

Field of Specialization: Pharmacognosy

Area of Research:

Screening of anti mycobacterial effect of Indian Herbs

Papers Published: 3

Awards & Achievements
  • Authorized member in stop TB partnership program – WGND (Working group for new drug) /WHO
Other relevant information

Coordinator for Himachal Pradesh pharmacy council to conduct refreshment program for continuation of pharmacy education throughout HP state.

Contact Details

B-328 Phase II,
Kurichi Housing unit,
SIDCO,
Coimbatore – 641021
Tamil Nadu, India.

Dr. K.Umaa

Designation: Associate Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm., Ph.D.

Field of Specialization: Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Area of Research:

Synthesis and Characterisation of New chemical entities, Biological Evaluation especially Anti Mycobacterial screening techniques

Papers Published: 13

  • Umaa K et al, Nanofibers: Potential applications in wound care management. Advances in Polymer Science and Technology: An International Journal 2012; 2(3): 30-32.
  • Umaa K et al, Solid Lipid Nanoparticles: Investigation in Cancer Cell Lines – A Review. Current Research in Drug Targeting 2012; 2(1): 1-3
  • Umaa K et al, Mandal M. Effect of Mangiferin and Mahanimbine on Glucose Utilization in 3T3-L1 cells. Phcog Mag (Accepted 2012; In Press).
  • Umaa K et al, Musa sapientum L. Leaves: Synthesis of silver nanoparticles. International Journal of Nanomaterials and Biostructures 2012; 2(3) 22-24.
  • Umaa Kuppuswamy et al, Facile Synthesis and Antimycobacterial Evaluation of Novel Chloro Diaryl Substituted Imidazoles using Tosyl Methyl Isocyanide. Journal of Pharmacy Research 2012, 5(6), 396-398.
  • Umaa.K, et al, Synthesis and Biological screening of Mannich bases of Nitro Hydroxy 1, 2- Pyrazolines. Ancient Science of Life, vol XXIV (2), 42-49, 2004.
  • Umaa, K., et al, Synthesis and Biological screening of mannich bases of certain Novel 1,2- Pyrazolines , Advances in Plant sciences 18 (11), 641-648, 2005.
  • Umaa, K., et al, “Synthesis and Biological screening of mannich Bases of Fluoro Hydroxy 1, 2 – Pyrazolines,” The antiseptic- a journal of medicine and surgery, vol.102, 568-572, 2005.
  • Umaa. K, et al, “Scenario of Interferons against Terrifying Viruses” The antiseptic- a journal of medicine and surgery, vol.102, 41-45, 2005.
  • Umaa, K., et al, “Synthesis, Characterization and Biological screening of Novel 1-substituted Benzimidazoles” Pharmakine, Vol.I , 28-33 pp, Sep-Dec.2008.
  • Umaa, K., et al, “Synthesis and a comparative Antimycobacterial evaluation of certain substituted benzimidazoles” in international Journal of Chemical Sciences Nov 2008.
  • Umaa. K et al, A Global Overview of Tuberculosis, The antiseptic- a journal of medicine and surgery, vol.107, 402-404, 2010.
  • Umaa. K, et al, “Design, Elucidation and Evaluation of Substituted Pyrimidines” in Asian Journal of Chemistry, Vol 21, 6674-6678 pp, Dec 2009

Conference papers presented: 7

Other relevant information:Member of APTI.

Abroad visits:

Invited talks: 2

Contact details :

PSG College of Pharmacy,
Peelamedu,
Coimbatore-4

Dr. Sivaram Hariharan

Designation: Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm., Ph.D., Post Doctoral Fellow (PDF)

Field of Specialization: Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Area of Research :

  • Molecular Modeling
  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Papers Published : 8

  • Sivaram Hariharan, V. Sankar, and M. Ramanathan, “The Road Ahead for the PharmD Program in India, Accepted for publication in PHARMATIMES (Special issue on Pharmacy Practice) September 2012.
  • V. Sankar, PN Nareshkumar, GN Ajithkumar, SD Penmetsa, and S. Hariharan “Comparative Studies of Lamivudine Zidovudine Nanoparticles for the Selective Uptake by Macrophages’, Current Drug Delivery, March 2012, 26.
  • Sivaram Hariharan “Pharmacophoric studies of in vitro inhibition of Plasmodium falciparum growth”, Indian Journal of Biochemistry & Biophysics, Vol 49 (2012).
  • V. Sankar, Sivaram Hariharan, and M. Ramanathan “Pharm D: Upcoming Profession in Indian Healthcare Horizon”, Indian Pharmacist, November 2011, 19-20.
  • S. Hariharan   “The Increasing inadequacy of 4-year Batchelor of Pharmacy Degree Program in India”, *American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 75(5) Article 103 (2011)
  •  S. Hariharan, and W.H. Shelver; Conformational Studies of Imiloxan and Imiloxan Cation using  AM1 and PM3 Semiempirical Molecular Orbital Methods, Journal of Molecular Structure (THEOCHEM), (1993).
  • S. Hariharan, and W.H. Shelver; Conformational Studies of (S)-Idazoxan and (S)-Methoxyidazoxan using AM1 and PM3 Semiempirical Molecular Orbital Methods, International Journal of Quantum Chemistry, Vol-44 , 181-202  (1992).
  • Shiva Iyer (S. Harihran):  “Catch me if you can: Technology and Higher Education” Published in the December 2009 issue of SILICONINDIA International magazine.

Conference papers presented: 4

Invited talks: 1

Abroad visits: USA, Australia, SE Asia.

Contact details:

Dept. of Pharmaceutical Chemistry,
PSG College of Pharmacy, Peelamedu,
Coimbatore-641004 Tel: +91-9787601402
email: drsivaramhariharan@gmail.com

Dr. G.Syamala

Designation: Associate Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm., Ph.D.

Field of Specialization: Pharmacognosy

Area of Research :

  • Phytochemical Isolation, Standardization of herbal formulations

Papers Published :

  • International – 5
  • National – 1

Dhanapal Palanisamy, Syamala, Elango Kannan and suresh Bhojraj, Protective and therapeutic effect of the Indian medical Plant pterocarpuis santalinus Linn on galactosamine induced liver demage. Asian Journal of Traditional Medicine, Asian Journal of Traditional Medicine

S.P. Dhanabal, G. Syamala And B Suresh, Hepatoprotective activity of the Indian Medical Plant Polygala arvensis on D-galactosamine induced hepatic injury. Fitoterapia

S.P. Dhanabal, G. Syamala k. Elango and B Suresh, protective effect of pterocarpus santalinus in D-galactosamine induced liver damage. Natural Product Sciences

Awards &#38 Achievements:

Awarded second prize in an oral presentation entitled the topic “High-Performance Thin-Layer Chromatographic quantification of Rutin in the root of Aegle marmelos” at Nehru college of Pharmacy ,PHARMACON 2011.

Other relevant information : Funds, Membership,….. etc

UG projects guided: 5

Contact details:

Mrs.G.Syamala,
66,Ranganathapuram,
Sulur,
Coimbatore -641402
Email: Syamjaga@yahoo.co.in

Dr. K. Y. Kavitha

Designation: Associate Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm., Ph.D.

Area of Research:

Method development by using HPLC &#38 UV Spectroscopy for Multidosage compound &#38 Chiral separation

Papers Published: 1

  • Long term stability studies and self life prediction of voriconazole in 50 mg tablets. In IJPR.
Contact details:

10-A, Munichiff Street,
Gobi chettipalyam, Erode (DT) – 638 452
Contact No – 04285 223982
Mobile No – 99421 77592
Email ID : Kavianal@rediffmail.com

Mr. S. Ravichandran

Designation: Associate Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm

Field of Specialization: Quality Assurance and Quality Control

Contact details:

164, Ramlaksman Nagar,
Sowripalayam post,
Coimbatore – 641 028,
Mobile No –944365447,
Email ID – bsravichandran@yahoo.co.in

Dr. Prudence A Rodrigues

Designation: Associate Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm

Field of Specialization: Pharmacy Practice

Area of Research :

  • Patient care &#38 Pharmacoecconomics

Papers Published : 7

  • Prudence A Rodrigues, K S G Arul Kumaran,Habibur Rahaman, G Sathya Prabha,S lavanya. Drug prescribing pattern in a maternity care unit, Indian Journal of hospital pharmacy 45(2008)pg. 153-157
  • G Geetha, K G Prashanth, v sankar, Haribaskar, Prudence A Rodrigues. Hypolipidemic activity of Achyranrthes Rubrofusa linn. Whole plant extracts in high fat diet induced hyperlipidemic rats. Pharmacology online 1:466-473 (2008)
  • G sathya prabha, prudence A Rodrigues, Vijaya kumar. Epidemiology of poisoning in south Indian Hospital. International journal of pharma research. July-Dec 2009pg 83-86
  • Prudence A Rodrigues, G Sathya Prabha. Effectiveness of patient counseling in Type 2 Diabetes mellitus. International journal of community pharmacy, vol2, No: 2 May-Aug 2009 pg 24.
  • G Sathya prabha ,Prudence A Rodrigues. Drug usage in Geriatrics. International Journal of community pharmacy.2,(1),34-41,2009
  • Prudence A Rodrigues, G Geetha, V sankar,Samuel Thavamani Haribaskar.Antimicrobial activity of Extracts of the extracts of Chromolaena Odorata(L) King Robinson Hamdard Medicus July- Sep 2010 Vol 53 No:3 pg 15-18
  • P. Rama, Prudence A Rodrigues, Archana Georgy. Pharmacovigilance: Perspective and future challenges in Indian scenario, Asian journal of pharmaceutical &#38 clinical research Oct 2011pg 1-4
Contact details:

No.4, Sakthi Nagar,
Sowripalayam, coimbatore – 28.
Mobile No – 9363154240
Email ID – prudencear@rediffmail.com

Dr. S.M.Habibur Rahman

Designation: Associate Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm.,Ph.D

Field of Specialization: Pharmaceutics

Area of Research :

  • BBB drug development (Neuropharmaceutics),
  • Molecular pharmaceutics using QSPR and ADMET
  • Lipid based formulations for improving bioavailability
  • PKPD Simulations – NONMEM

Papers Published : National : 11

Habibur Rahman M*, Telny Thomas Chungath, Kuppusamy Selvakumaraswamy, Investigation of Aloe Vera Mucilage as Solubility Enhancer, Inventi Impact: Novel Excipients, Vol. 38 (12): 2012,

Peter Christoper G.V, Preethy Ani Jose, Karthick P. Habibur Rahman S.M. Formulation, Evaluation And In-Vitro Release Studies Of Aripiprazole Orally Disintegrating Tablets, Journal of Pharmacy research, Mar 2012, 5(4), 2117-2121

Joycy Persis*, Subal Debnath, Habibur Rahman, Jk Nayanar, Sy Manjunath, ” Product Development, Scale Up and Validation of Lansoprazole Delayed Release Capsules Inventi Impact: Pharmaceutical Process Development, 39(12): 2012

Subal Debnath, S.M. Habibur Rahman, Gajanan Deshmukh, N. Duganath, C. Pranitha and A.Chiranjeevi, Antimicrobial Screening of Various Fruit Seed Extracts, Pharmacognosy Journal 1(19): 2011. (83-86)

M. Kannadasan, Subal Debnath, Nilesh P. Babre, P. Parameshwar, V.V. Rajesham and Habibur rahman, Anti-Epileptic Activity of the Hydro-Alcoholic Extract of Erythrina fusca Lour. Bark through Behavioral Studies against the Animal Models of Epilepsy, Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 4(2): 315, 2011.

Habibur Rahman, Telny Thomas Chungath and selvakumaraswamy Kuppusamy
Comparative evaluation of HPMC K100 and poloxamer 188 – influence on release kinetics of Curcumin in floating microspheres,
RJPBCS 1(2): 2010; 28 – 34.

Subal Debnath, S.M.Habibur rahman, Nilesh Babre, Y. S. Manjunath and N. Duganath,
Development and charaxterization of micro-sponge delivery system for silver sulfadiazine,
International Journal of Pharma Research 1 (2): 2010; 40-44

Rahman Habibur, M Ramanathan
Pharmacokinetics and NONMEM analysis of curcumin and its metabolite THC
Drug Metabolism Reviews 42(S1): 2010; i – 266.

S.M.H. Rahman, T.C. Telny, T.K. Ravi and S. Kuppusamy
Role of surfactant and pH on dissolution profile of curcumin
Indian Journal of pharmaceutical Sciences 71(2): 2009; 139-142.

H Rahman, Telny Thomas Cunganth and S Kuppusamy
Influence of Momordica charantia in physical properties and release profile of curcumin formulations
Biosciences, Biotechnology Research Asia 5(01): 2008.

Prudence AR, Arul Kumaran KSG, Habibur Rahman, Sathya Prabha G, Lavanya S
Drug Prescribing Pattern in a Maternity Care Unit
Indian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy 45: 2008; 153-157.

Awards & Achievements
  • Invited Book Publication entitled “Evaluation of HPMC and Poloxamer in Curcumin Floating Microspheres” in LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany.
  • Awarded “BEST INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPANT” in SKILL TEST – 2010 conducted by pharmainfo.net, Canada (Nov 2009 – Nov 2010)
  • Best Oral Presentation Award (First Prize) for Investigating Solid Lipid Nanotechnology in Curcumin Pharmacokinetics and Bioavailability in National Conference on Experimental Pharmacology, PSG CP, Coimabtore. June 2012.
  • Best Poster presentation entitled “Novel, High Sensitive, Validated HPLC Bioanalytical Method for Simultaneous Quantitation of Curcuminoids Pharmacokinetic Study in National Symposium on Mathematical Modeling In Drug Development And Drug Delivery (MMDD 2012) conducted by Ultra College Of Pharmacy, Madurai
Other relevant information:
  • Principal Investigator – Ongoing All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) project entitled “Development of Solid Lipid Carrier to target brain cells for neuroprotective action of curcumin” ” AICTE-RPS ‘b’ Rs 6.3 lakhs
  • Core committee member in Population Approach Group of India (PAGIN), PKPD Modelling Research Interaction with Martin G Johnson, Netharlands and Bruce Green, Model Answers Pty Ltd, Australia
  • APTI – Life time member
  • Journal Reviewer – Journal of Pharmaceutical Science, Journal of applied Polymer Science (Wiley Interscience)
  • Worked as Proctor for Entrance examination conducted by EVEREST College, Canada

Abroad visits: Nepal

Invited talks:
Participated as resource person in pre-conference clinical pharmacokinetics workshop in Southern Regional Indian Pharmacological Society and delivered talks on Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacokinetics – basic calculus during Nov 12- 14, 2009

Contact details:

NPS Super Market,
22, Garden Road,
Ooty – 643001

Dr.S.Subramanian

Designation: Associate Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm.,Ph.D.

Field of Specialization: Pharmaceutics

Area of Research :

  • Transdermal Therapeutic System of Anti-Histaminic Drugs & Cardio Vascular Drugs.

Papers Published : International – 4

  • Published a paper entitled “Formulation and Physico-chemical Evaluation of Transdermal Patches Containing Cetirizine Dihydrochloride” as author in “International Journal of Pharma Research”, Jan-June 2009, pp.35-38.
  • Published a paper entitled “Formulation and Evaluation of Cetirizine Dihydrochloride Orodispersible Tablet” as author in “Pak. J.Pharm.Sci”, Vol.23, No.2, April 2010, pp.232-235.
  • Published a paper entitled “Antimicrobial Activity of the Extracts of Chromolaena Odorata(L.)King & Robinson” as co-author in “Hamdard Medicus”, Vol.53, No.3, 2010, pp.15-18.
  • Published a paper entitled “Design and Physico-chemical Evaluation of Cetirizine dihydrochloride Transdermal Patches”, as author in “International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences” Vol.2 (3), 2011:518-520.
  • Published a paper entitled “FDA regulations – An overview on additives used in food products ”, as co-author in “Int. J. Rev. Life. Sci”1(4), 2011 : 226 – 228.
  • Published a paper entitled “Formulation and Physico-chemical Evaluation of Fexofenadine hydrochloride Transdermal Patches”, as author in “International Journal of Pharma Research” Jul-Dec, 2011 : 94-98.
Awards & Achievements:
  • Arrangement of In-Plant Training for final Year B.Pharm students.
  • Placement offering to Pharmacy Graduates.

Other Relevant Information : As a member in APTI

Invited Talks : 1

Contact details:

Ist floor backside,
35-Balasubramanian Nagar,
Peelamedu,
Coimbatore – 641004.

Mrs.G.Andhuvan

Designation: Associate Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm

Field of Specialization: Pharmacy Practice

Area of Research :

  • Pharmacoeconomics & Drug Interactions in cardiovascular disease patients.

Papers Published : 4

  • Published a research paper entitled “FORMULATION AND PHYSICOCHEMICAL EVALUATION OF TRANSDERMAL PATCHES CONTANING CETRAZINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE” as co author in International journal of Pharma Research June 2009.
  • Published a research paper entitled “FORMULATION ANDEVALUATION OF CETRIZINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE ORD DISPERSIBLE TABLETS” as co author in Pakistan journal of Pharmaceutical sciences.(Volume 23,April 2010)
  • Published a paper titled “HOMOCYSTEINE LOWERING VITAMINS IN SEVERE CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES” as author in the International Journal of Pharma Research Dec 2011.
  • Published a paper titled IMPACT OF PHARMACIST INTERVENTIOMN IN PULMONOLOGY TB AND CHEST DISEASE PATIENTS DRUG THERAPY as co author in International Journal of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences. (Volume 1 APR2012)
Awards & Achievements:

Oral presentation entitled as The Randamized Single Blind Study of Homocysteine Lowering Vitamins in Severe Cardiovascular Diseases got second prize in national level seminar on advances in traditional drug discovery and clinical drug evaluation held at RVS college of pharmacy sulur on -February 2011

Best poster award for “Impact of Pharmacist role in Medication Error reporting –A prospective study in National conference on preclinical and clinical challenges in drug discovery”got best poster award on 10th &#38 11th Nov 2011at KMCH College of Pharmacy

Other relevant information : Funds, Membership,….. etc

Received a grant of a one lakh from All India Council for Technical Education for conducting a national level technical symposium on emerging opportunities and challenges for clinical pharmacist -July 2011 at PSG College of pharmacy

Invited Talks: 3

Contact details:

1st floor backside
35-Balasubramanian Nagar
Peelamedu
Coimbatore-641004
Mobile: 98945 83465
Email: visitandhuvan@yahoo.com

Mrs. S.E.Maida Engels

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm

Field of Specialization: Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Area of Research :

  • QSAR
  • Synthesis of some drug molecules

Papers Published : National : 1

  • Rationalization of Physico chemical characters of 2-phenyl-3-hydroxy-4(1h)-quinolinone-7-carboxylic acid analogs as topoisomerase inhibitors: a QSAR approach. IJPER, 43(3), July-September, 2009.
Contact details:

Assistant Professor, PSG College of pharmacy,
Coimbatore-4.
Phone No: 0422-2570170-5841
Email: maidase@rediffmail.com

Mrs.P.Rama

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm

Field of Specialization: Pharmacy Practice

Area of Research :

  • Pharmacoepidemiology and Genetic variation in cancer

Papers Published : International – 2

  • P. Rama, Prudence A Rodrigues, Archana Georgy. Pharmacovigilance: Perspective and future challenges in Indian scenario, Asian journal of pharmaceutical & clinical research Oct 2011pg 1-4
  • Rama P, Siddharth pal, A. M. Ismail, Clinical Evaluation of Atorvastalin co administreral with ACE inhibitors and / or calcium antagomist in patients with clyslipidemia. Intenational Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences (In press)
Awards & Achievements:
  • Received “Best out going student award – 2008 with gold medal” from Department of Pharmacy Practice, Periyar College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Trichy.
Contact details:

50 D, R.K.Mill C Colony,
Pioneer Mill Road,
Peelamedu
Coimbatore.
Mobile: 7708286873
Email: ramapsg008@gmail.com

Dr. S.Malathi

Designation: Assistant Professor (Senior grade)

Qualification: M.Pharm., Ph.D

Field of Specialization: Pharmaceutical Analysis

Area of Research : Method development in pharmaceutical formulations

Papers Published : National : 2

Awards & Achievements
  • Best paper award in national level seminar on “Stereo chemical adventures in the synthesis of challenging drug molecules”, Organized by PSG College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore on 3rd and 4th July, 2009 for the paper entitled “Spectrophotometric estimation of Gemifloxacin in formulation”.
Other relevant information:

Funds, Membership… etc

Project grant received:

Received scholarship award for M.PHARM project work from Tamilnadu pharmaceutical welfare Trust Chennai. Project title: Development and validation of analytical methods for estimation of cefpodoxime proxetil and clavulanic acid in pharmaceutical formulation. Year: 2006-2008.

Contact details:

1A/B1, Anna Nagar (East), Peelamedu, Coimbatore-04.
E-mail: malathisanju@gmail.com
malathitsm@reddiffmail.com

Mr. D.Sivakumar

Designation: Assistant Professor (Senior grade)

Qualification: M.Pharm

Field of Specialization: Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Area of Research :

  • Synthesis of various new chemical moieties and analyzing their biological action.
  • Implementation of Microwave techniques in the synthesis of drug molecules.
Contact details:

PSG College of Pharmacy,
Peelamedu,
Coimbatore – 641 004.
0422-2570170 (Extn 5843).

Mr. Hariprasad R

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm

Field of Specialization: Pharmaceutical analysis

Area of Research : Bioanalytical Method Development

Papers Published : 3

Awards & Achievements:

Received an award for academic excellence in department of pharmaceutical analysis, K.M.C.H College of pharmacy.

Contact details:

PSG College of Pharmacy,

Coimbatore- 641017
hari2gallen@gmail.com

Mr. C.Vaiyana Rajesh

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm

Field of Specialization: Pharmaceutics

Area of Research :
  • Nanomicells, Nanocrystals
  • Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetic studies
  • Oral controlled release dosage form
Awards & Achievements:
  • Two times qualified in GATE with all India rank 49 and 17.
  • Poster entitled “Drug delivery to kidney” was awarded 1st price for best poster award in national conference, held at Pulla reddy college of pharmacy, Hyderabad, January 2011.
Papers Published :

International – 6

Contact details:

PSG College of Pharmacy,
Peelamedu,
Coimbatore – 641 004.

Mrs. Vanitha.S

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm

Field of Specialization: Pharmacognosy

Area of Research :

  • Phytochemical and pharmacological evaluations of herbal drug
Contact details:

W/O M.Velmurugan,
15-Kandasamy Gounder st,
Rathinapuri (P.O),
Coimbtore-27

Mr. G.Venkatesh

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm

Field of Specialization: Pharmacology

Area of Research :

  • Behavioral studies
  • Neuro pharmacology

Papers Published : 03

Awards & Achievements:

Qualified research eligibility tests DURDA 2010 (RET).

Contact details:

Erumaikaras chavadi street,
Gudalur (Post),
Uthamapalayam (TK),
Theni (DT) – 625 518.

Mr. S.Karthikeyan

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm

Field of Specialization: Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Area of Research :

  • Cancer biology
  • Immunology
Contact details:

PSG College of pharmacy,
Coimbatore – 4.
Phone No: 0422-2570170-5841
Email: biotechkarthikeyans@gmail.com

 

Mrs. R.Nithya

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm

Field of Specialization: Pharmaceutics

Area of Research :

    • Immediate release bilayer tablet formulation.
    • Orally disintegrating tablets of poorly water soluble compound

Patent : 01

Contact details:

Assistant Professor,
PSG College of Pharmacy,
Peelamedu,
Coimbatore – 641 004.

Dr. Ashly Abraham

Designation: Clinical Pharmacist

Qualification: B.Pharm, Pharm.D (Post Baccalaureate)

Field of Specialization: Pharmacy Practice

Other relevant information:

Pharm D (Post Baccalaureate) : December 2013 from PSG college of Pharmacy
B.Pharm: August 2009 from Cherran’s College of Pharmacy

Previous Work experience: Worked as Hospital Pharmacist at Bethel Hospital from February 2010 to June 2010.

Contact details:

Oothickamannil House
Nilambur P.O.
Malappuram District
Kerala- 679329
Mobile No: 9994964181
Email id: abrahamashly87@gmail.com

Dr. V. Sivakumar

Designation: Associate Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm, Ph.D

Field of Specialization: Pharmacy Practice

Area of Research: Oncology, Gestational Diabetes,

Contact details:

Associate Professor,
PSG College of Pharmacy,
Peelamedu,
Coimbatore – 641 004.
Mobile No: 9791263777
Email id: sivavega@gmail.com

Mr. K. Ragavan

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm.,

Field of Specialization: Pharmacology

Area of Research: Neurodegenerative disorders, Gastro pharmacology, anticonvulsant, Toxicological
studies.
Papers Published : 04

  • 1. K.Ragavan,I.Rajalakshmi,M.Niranjanbabu,Anti ulcer Activity of Ethanolic Extract of Achyranthes aspera Leaves in albino rats ,world Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences,vol3,1278-1291,2014
  • 2. I.Rajalakshmi ,K.Ragavan, M.Niranjanbabu ,A Review on Hepato protective medicinal plants,Euoropean Journal of complementary and Alternative medicine,vol1(1),24-30,2014
  • 3. K.Ragavan Prevalence of Drug-Drug Interaction of Anti Retroviral Agents in Human Immuno deficiency Virus Postive Patients, Asian Journal of Phyto Medicine And Clinical Research,2(2),94-105,2014
  • 4. K.Ragavan, M.Ramanathan, B.Premkumar,G.VenkateshA Review of New Technologies for Diabetes in the Present and Future, European Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences,vol 2-(6),2015
Contact details:

208,Railway station road,
Chinthalpadi,
Pappireddy patti(Tk)
Dharmapuri(Dt)
Mob:7871493130

Mrs. S. Vijayalakshmi

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm.,

Field of Specialization: Pharmaceutics

Area of Research:

  • Oral controlled drug delivery system
  • Excipients development
Other relevant information:
  • Qualified in GATE 2001 with Indian rank 35
  • Received and award for academic excellence in department of pharmaceutics, College of pharmacy, Madurai Medical college
Contact details:

Assistant Professor,
PSG College of Pharmacy,
Peelamedu,
Coimbatore – 641 004.
Email id: viji.jun11@gmail.com

Mr. A. Tamilselvan

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm.,

Field of Specialization: Pharmacology

Area of Research:

Contact details:

Assistant Professor,
PSG College of Pharmacy,
Peelamedu,
Coimbatore – 641 004.

Mrs.C.Vijayalakshmi

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm.,

Field of Specialization: Pharmacognosy

Area of Research:

  • Human disease models
  • Phytochemical analysis
  • Standardization of herbal drugs

Papers Published : 04

  • Vijayalakshmi Chinniah, Venkata Rathina Kumar Thiagarajan, M. Selvakumar, “Pharmacological evaluation of Passiflora incarnata on Vincristine induced neuropathy in rats”. World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. Vol: 4(5), 2331-2344, 2015
  • Vijayalakshmi Chinniah, Venkata Rathina Kumar Thiagarajan. “Anatomical investigation on the leaves and stem of Passiflora incarnata”. International Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Pharmacy.Vol:6(3), 537-543, 2015
  • M.Selvakumar, Vijayalakshmi Chinniah, and Venkata Rathina Kumar Thiagarajan. “Antiobesity activity of Ficus religiosa on High fat diet induced model”. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. Vol:8(6),679-682,2015
  • Vijayalakshmi Chinniah, Venkata Rathina Kumar Thiagarajan.” Extraction and Quantitative HPLC Analysis of Myricetin in Hydroethanolic extract of Passiflora incarnata (Passifloraceae)”, Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. Vol: 6(3), 543-545, 2017
Awards & Achievements:
  • Alumni endowment award (Over all first) & Bronze medal (Third rank) – B.Pharmacy, Periyar College of Pharmaceutical Sciences for Girls, Trichy.
  • Academic excellence award – M.Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacognosy, College of Pharmacy, Madurai Medical college, Madurai.
Contact details:

No:62,Sakthi illam,
Annai Velankanni nagar,
Sowripalayam,
Coimbatore – 641 028.

Dr. P. Ayappan

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualification: Pharm.D,

Field of Specialization: Pharmacy Practice

Area of Research:

Contact details:

Assistant Professor,
PSG College of Pharmacy,
Peelamedu,
Coimbatore – 641 004.

Mr. S. Yuvaraj

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm,

Field of Specialization: Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Contact details:

Assistant Professor,
PSG College of Pharmacy,
Peelamedu,
Coimbatore – 641 004.

Mrs. P. Aruna

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm,

Field of Specialization: Pharmacology

Contact details:

Assistant Professor,
PSG College of Pharmacy,
Peelamedu,
Coimbatore – 641 004.

Mr.Nikhil Sutar

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualification: M.Pharm,

Field of Specialization: Pharmaceutics

Contact details:

Assistant Professor,
PSG College of Pharmacy,
Peelamedu,
Coimbatore – 641 004.