Specialization: Pharmacology

Pharmacology deals with the effect and fate of drugs in the biological system. Pharmacology is a multidisciplinary area which requires expert knowledge of anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathophysiology and clinical sciences. Pharmacology provides the platform for establishing the therapeutic potential for new agents and formulations. Pharmacology is essential for the metamorphosis of compounds into drugs. The pharmacology specialization of the department provides instructional and research training to the students in the areas of drug evaluation and discovery.

Research Focus

  1. The major areas of research are neuropharmacology and metabolic pharmacology. Following are the specific areas of research:
  • New drug discovery.
  • Ethnopharmacology
  • Mitochondiral medicine
  • Nanomedicine
  • PK-PD modeling