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Pharmacology

Overview

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW

Our primary goal is to train undergraduate students in Pharmacology, as per theCompetency Based Medical Education curriculum, mandated by the NMC. The broadgoal of teaching pharmacology to the undergraduate medical students is ‘to apply basic principles of pharmacology andtherapeutics and to inculcate a rational and scientific basis oftherapeutics’. 

The department is also involved for facilitation of basic andapplied research that significantly advances current pharmacological knowledge.


Facilities
Facility

The laboratories include

  • Experimental Pharmacology laboratory
  • Clinical Pharmacology laboratory
  • Clinical Pharmacy laboratory
  • Research laboratory

Museum

Museum displaysvarious kinds of drugs affecting different body systems. It also displaysacademic charts, contributions from Indian and other pharmacologists as well asNobel Prize winner scientist’s information. Good orientation about the subjectis obtained from the museum.

Seminar room

Following activitiesare conducted in a seminar room with audio-visual aids.

  • Seminars
  • Journal Clubs
  • Microteaching

These are presented aspower point presentation.

Departmental Library

  • Title Books : 156

Pharmacovigilance Unit

TheDepartment of Pharmacology is recognized as an Adverse Drug Reaction MonitoringCentre (AMC) under The Pharmacovigilance Programme of India, Ministry of Healthand Family Welfare, Government of India since 2016.

Itcollects, collates and reports to the National coordinating Centre viaweb-based ADR reporting system (Vigiflow®).

ThePharmacology department also looks after following committee work:

·        Research/ScientificCommittee

·        Institutional EthicsCommittee

·        Institutional AnimalEthics Committee

·        Pharmacovigilancecommittee

 


Infrastructure
Experimental Pharmacology laboratory ( Suggested Computer assisted learning laboratory)

·        Size:                                  200sq.m.

·        Capacity:                           75                                       

Seats available                                        75         


DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOLOGY

List of Instruments (Experimental Pharmacology)

 

Sr.

Item

No.

1

Starling’s long extension kymographs with time markers

3

2

The ideal Respiration Pump

1

3

Refrigerator

1

4

Assembly perfusion apparatus for mammalian heart

4

5

Standard power table

1

6

Automatic electric recording drums 

4

7

Mechanical Stromhur

2

8

Gadum’s outflow recorder

2

9

Colorimeters 

2

10

Canulas

10

11

Cautery machine

1

12

Varnishing Tray with foot lever 

1

13

Analgesiometer 

1

14

Smoking Burners Palmer

1

15

Tracheal Canula

1

16

Condons Drop Recorder

1

17

Prof.Inchleys Drop Recorder

1

18

Animal weighing: Machine for small animals like rats and guinea pig

2

19

 Dissection instruments

2

20

Kymograph (students) Electric independent unit

10

21

X blocks

40

22

Hook grip rods

20

23

Plain stand

20

24

Apparatus for isolated rabbit intestine etc.

1

25

Jackson’s Enterograph

2

26

Hair AesthesiometerPalmer W.290

2

27

Manometers mercury Palmer C200

6

28

Metronome Palmer B5

1

29

Oncometer Kidney

2

30

Oncometer Heart

1

31

Copper Tray

20

32

Thermometer

20

33

Distillation apparatus

1

34

Microscopes ordinary

10

35

Chemical Balance

2

36

Plethysmograph assorted

2

37

Pneumograph Palmer E

1

38

Piston Recorder Palme

1

39

Tambours mareys Palmer

11

40

Tetanus Set Palmer

1

41

Stop Watch

10

42

Operating lamps

4

43

Animal  cages

12

44

Dispensing Balance with metric system weights

20

45

Pill Tiles

20

46

Crucibles with tongs

1

47

Pestle and Mortar

27

48

Spatula

30

49

Measure glass all sizes

50

50

Stimulator Electronic Arthus Thomas

1

51

Electrocardiograph

2

52

Antihistamine Chamber

1

53

Flame photometer

1

54

Museum drugs specimen jars

12

55

Magnetic stirrer B.T.L

1

56

B.P. Apparatus

1

57

Stethoscope

12

58

Multimeter

1

60

Temperature controlled water bath 37 0 C

1

61

Razor Hone

2

62

Electric Hot Plate

2

63

Deionizer

1

64

Actophotometer

1

65

Rotarod Assembly

1

66

Electro-Convulsiometer

1

67

Cook’s Pole Climbing Apparatus

1

68

Metabolic Cage

1

69