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Pharmacology

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Dr.K.Punnagai
Dr.K.Punnagai
MBBS, MD,DFH
Pharmacology
13 Years of experience since highest degree
Areas of research Focus:
Pain Research, Neuropharmacological studies, Pharmacogenetics, Research in Medical Education
Membership:
Member of committees:

1. Member of Pharmacovigilance Committee- from 2015
Member of Institutional ethical committee of SRU (other than drugs, devices, herbals,Vaccines, biologicals)
2.Member of Tamilnadu government appointed Tamil Etymological committee (kalaicholpirapiyal) to develop new words for scientific terminologies.
3.Member of Board of studies for B.Sc AHS & MBBS at Saveetha institute of Medical education and Research
4.Editorial Member of National journal of Basic Medical Sciences(NJBMS) a peer reviewed indexed Medical journal associated with the society of basic medical sciences.


Membership in professional organizations:

Life member of Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Life member of Society of Basic Medical Sciences

Award:
Best employee appreciation badge by SRIHER in the year 2017
Projects:
  1. Repurposing drugs – An evaluation of the Wound healing activity of drugs Lercanidipine, Valsartan Vs Phenytoin in adult zebra fish model.
  2. Antiproliferative activity of Vanilla Planifolia leaf and stem extract in MCF 7 & A431 cell lines
  3. A randomized open label parallel comparative study of the efficacy , safety and tolerability of ophthalmic solutions of Alcaftadine 0.25% with Olopatadine 0.1% in patients with allergic conjunctivitis in a Tertiary care centre”.
  4. Antidiabetic and Antiinflammatory effect of ethanolic extract of Andrographis Echioides in the adult zebra fish model.
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