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Research focus
Thrust areas for the department
Thrust area of the department encompasses of Neuropharmacology, Nano pharmacology, marine algae including synthesis of nanoparticles from the herbal formulations and synthetic compounds, analytical screening techniques for exploring anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, cyototoxic and xanthine oxidase inhibitory properties of drugs, In-Vitro Toxicological studies, Alternatives to animal experiments, computer assisted drug designing, evaluation of genetic polymorphisms related to drug toxicities. Projects are undertaken by faculties either independently or under their able guidance (UG/PG) students pursue several self-funded/fellowship projects. They are as follows 

Funded projects by faculty

S.No Name of the Agency Title of the Project Total amount Name of the Investigator Year
1. Career Award for Young Teachers (CAYT) - All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi Pharmacological & Toxicological Evaluation of Indian Noni in animal models of Psychiatric disorders 2,50,000/- Mr. J. Srikanth (Investigator) 2015-2018

Animal simulator Lab - Animal simulator software (online assesement & evluation portal) – Elseiver

Collaborating institutions
Quest Life Sciences Private Limited, Chennai-600047

Patents filed by faculty

S.No Title of patent Patent Number Year of award Name of the Inventor
1. An antioxidant and antianxiety activity exhibiting polyherbal pharmaceutical formulation and method of preparation thereof 2308/CHE/2013 &2014 2014 DR. C. Uma Maheswara Reddy (Coinvestigator)

Ph.D guided: 12
• M.Pharm guided: 3