Department of Pharmacology is the backbone of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The course provides an in-depth knowledge about screening of drugs, drug action at molecular level, adverse effects, dosage etc. Experiments on laboratory animals help understanding the nuances better. A state of the art Animal House cum breeding centre supports the needs of the Department (registered with CPCSEA). 

Department of Pharmacology constituted by well equipped loboratories with basic and essential instruments useful for the routine practicals and research work. This includes organ bath assembly, tail flick analgesiometer, hot plate analgesiometer, rotarod apparatus, elevated plus maze, actophotometer etc.

Department of Pharmacology has published 40 review and research papers in reputed national and international journals. The staff, research scholars and postgraduate students have also attended national and international conferences and made paper/poster presentations of their research work.

Thrust Area

  • Discover the fundamental mechanisms related to drug actions and thus to strengthen research potentials.
  • Major research areas includes psychopharmacology, diabetes and screening of novel drug sources, screening folklore plants & flora of Uttarakhand to name a few.

Career Path

  • Academics, Academic researcher
  • Clinical research associate, Clinical trial monitors, Pharmacovigilance
  • Research and development, Research scientist, Research associate
  • Medical advisor
  • Toxicology