Department Of Pharmacology

Pharmacology Department is a very dynamic department.  Departmental courses cover a broad range of disciplines, including Pharmacology and Toxicology, in addition to Anatomy, Physiology and Clinical Pharmacy. In addition, the department offers Master in Pharmacy course with Pharmacology specialization.

Pharmacology is a biomedical discipline that applies the principles of scientific experimentation to therapeutic contexts. This department attempt to improve health & alleviate disease, studies the mechanism by which drugs alter biological systems. Toxicology is also a branch of pharmacology that deals with the study of mechanisms by which drugs & chemicals in the environment produce unwanted effects.

The department has centralized animal house facility approved by CPCSEA (Registration No. 931/Po /Re/S/06/CPCSEA) for conducting experimentation on mice, rats, guinea pigs & rabbits.

 

Facilities

  • Lagendroffs Apparatus
  • Telethermometer
  • Plethismograph
  • Actophotometer
  • Pole Climbing Apparatus
  • Analgesiometer (Hot Plate Method and Tail Flick Method)
  • Hemocytometer
  • Sphygmomanometer
  • Sherrington’s Kymograph.
  • Histamine chamber
  • Microscope

Laboratory

  • Pharmacology Laboratory -I
  • Pharmacology Laboratory -II
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory
  • Research Laboratory

Research Areas

  • Pharmacological screening
  • Pre clinical trials
  • Toxicological studies
  • Clinical data study