DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOLOGY


The Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine in Subharti Medical College is equipped with latest technological instruments and its associated clinical labs. The department is highly research oriented and there are various ongoing research projects in hand. It has a fully equipped library, museum, pharmacy & experimental labs which have all the latest teaching and studying aids and materials like softwares, internet facility, LCD projectors. We have a team of academically qualified experienced and dedicated faculty members who have contributed immensely in the progress of the department. We have weekly CME’s in collaboration with other department for updating the scientific knowledge.

The Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine in Subharti Medical College is equipped with latest technological instruments and its associated clinical labs. The department is highly research oriented and there are various ongoing research projects in hand. It has a fully equipped library, museum, pharmacy & experimental labs which have all the latest teaching and studying aids and materials like softwares, internet facility, LCD projectors. We have a team of academically qualified experienced and dedicated faculty members who have contributed immensely in the progress of the department. We have weekly CME’s in collaboration with other department for updating the scientific knowledge.

The over-arching theme of research in the Department is to discover the fundamental mechanisms which underlie important problems in Pharmacology. Our main teaching commitments are to undergraduate and postgraduate students studying M.B.B.S. and M.D respectively. All academic staff shares a commitment to top-quality teaching which emphasises general principles and integrates into it the latest findings of modern research.

As you will go through the details you will appreciate that we are going from strength to strength.

In 2008, the department was given the permission for starting the PG degree course vide letter of permission no. U.12012/231/2008-ME (P-II) from ministry of health and family welfare, Government of India, dated 31st March 2009.

The objectives of our department are:
At the end of the course, the student should be able to:
1. Describe the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of essential and commonly used drug.
2. List the indications, contraindications, interactions and adverse reactions of commonly used drugs.
3. Indicate the use of appropriate drug in a particular disease with consideration to its cost, efficacy and safety for

a. Individual needs.
b. Plan and interpret laboratory investigations for the diagnosis of infectious diseases and to correlate the clinical manifestations with the etiology agent.
c. Identify the common infectious agents with the help of laboratory procedures and use antimicrobial sensitivity tests to select suitable antimicrobial agents.
d. Perform commonly employed bed-side tests for detection of infectious agents such as blood film for malaria, filarial, gram, staining and AFB staining and AFB staining and stool sample for ova cyst.
e. Use the correct method of collection, storage and transport of clinical material for microbiological investigations.