Department of Pharmacology

  • Pharmacology forms the basis of therapeutic management of the diseases.
  • Pharmacology includes medical management of diseases ranging from aches & pains to cancer.
  • In-depth information regarding mechanism of drug action, common adverse reactions related to drug use, possible drug interactions that can be encountered during day-to-day clinical practice, dose calculation etc. is provided in Pharmacology.
  • It exposes students to the knowledge of various levels of drug development starting from animal experimentation up to clinical trials.

Teaching Activity

  • The department of Pharmacology conducts theory and practical training sessions for students enrolled in various Undergraduate programmes :
    • MBBS, Physiotherapy, Nursing
  • Various teaching learning methods used are theory lectures, small group teaching, tutorials, demonstrations, hands-on practicals, case based learning, OSPEs, Computer Assisted Simulation Program etc.
  • Students are taught rational prescribing methods and effective ways of communication for accurate and empathetic patient care.
  • The department is equipped with advanced Computer Assisted Learning (CAL) Laboratory for teaching new drug development process and animal experiments without involving animals
  • The department provides Mannequin based learning by giving hands-on training to the students on Mannequin for intravenous, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intradermal drug administration
  • The department houses two practical laboratories and a museum with more than 500 exhibits and photos.
  • Apart from these, the teachers take active part in various CMEs, conferences and workshops to keep themselves updated about the recent advances.

Hospital Services

  • The department is a part of many statutory committees of the institute viz. Pharmacovigilance Committee, Institutional Ethics Committee for Academic Research & Clinical Trials, Institutional Animal Ethics Committee, etc.
  • The department of Pharmacology plays an important role in the recognition of this institute as ADR Monitoring Centre (AMC) and the department gathers the information of the Adverse Drug Reactions (ADR) Reports from the clinical departments to further report it to Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC), Ghaziabad via VigiFlow, which is monitored by Uppsala Monitoring Centre (UMC), Geneva..
  • The department actively guides research aspirants to conduct studies in various academic, clinical and animal experimentation.
  • All the faculties are periodically updated of all the research guidelines by conducting Good Clinical Practice (GCP) workshops at regular intervals.
  • Researchers from outside the institution are guided and provided with the ethical approval as a part of extension activities.
Dr. Usha Vithal Nayak

Professor & HOD

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Dr. Sharaddha Nilesh Tatkare

Associate Professor

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Dr. Pratik Santosh Rane

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Nimish Sitaram Narkar

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Raunak Nemish Desai


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Dr. Sonali Meshram


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