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Pharmacognosy

Research focus
Thrust areas of the Department
The department has from time to time identified thrust areas of research, around which several research projects and studies are planned and designed in the field of arthritis, diabetes, Wound care, Anxiety and Skin disorders etc.

Funded Project (Extramural)/(Intramural)
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Infrastructure/Equipment
Fulfilled as per the apex body requirements. Some of the sophisticated instruments more than 2 lakhs are listed below.
Spray drier (LU – 20 (2009), Labultima)
Gas chromatography (Agilent)
UV Spectrometer (LAMBDA 35Perkin elmer)
Microplate reader (Biorad, Model 680)
Microtome (HM315R, Microm)
Vacuum drier (Labnet scientific services)
Vacuum filter unit (Rocker300)
Digital microscope (Motic)
Probe sonicator (Sonic viprocell, VCX 750)
BOD Incubator (Technico, Hicool)
Laminar air flow (Clean air system, CAH 1200)

Collaborating Institutions / Industry
1. Central Research Institute for Siddha, Arumbakkam, Chennai.
2. National Institute of Herbal Sciences, Tambaram, Chennai.
3. Himalaya Drug Company, Bangalore
4. TAMPCOL, Arumbakkam, Chennai.
5. RUMI Herbals, Mugappair, Chennai.
6. Sami Labs, Bangalore.
7. Amrutanjan Pvt Ltd., Chennai.
8. Retort Laboratories, Chennai
9. Cholayil Pharma Pvt Ltd,Chennai
10. Laila Pharmaceuticals,Chennai
11. Parr formulations, Chennai.
12. Sai Mirra Pharmaceuticals, Chennai

Details of Patents

S.No Title of Patent No.of Publication/Patent No. Year filed Name of the Inventor
1. Anti oxidant and antianxiety activity exhibiting polyherbal pharmaceutical formulation Application number:2308/CHE/2013 Date/ time:27/5/2013 Dr.D.Chamundeeswari
2. A pharmaceutical formulation for treating Diabetes mellitus and its associated complications 5274/CHE/2013 18.11.2013 Dr.D.Chamundeeswari
3. Dibenzofuran compounds with anti-malarial activity 4520/CHE/2014 17/9/2014 Dr.D.Chamundeeswari

Awards

Dr. Sergio G. Litewka Gold Medal for filing Indian patent from Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, 2015.
Shri.T.T. Srinivasan -Patent Gold Medal Award for filing an Indian patent from Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, 2015.
Awarded Certificate of Merit for the book ‘Pharmacognosy: An Indian Perspective’ by Premchand Dandiya Endowment Trust, Jaipur, India in Sep, 2014

M.Pharm / Ph.D Research Projects:

M.Pharm    -    1
Ph.D         -    6 Completed; 6 ongoing
PDF         -     1

Membership:

Society for Ethnopharmacology ( Chennai Chapter)

Fellowship:

Dr .S. Mathan Kumar doing  SERB National Post doctoral fellowship (2016-2018) under the guidance of Dr. D. Chamundeeswari under Department of Science and Technology.

Workshop conducted:

Pre-conference workshop “1st Congress of society for ethnopharmacology” organised by Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Association with Jadavpur University held at Chennai on 7th 2014.
Workshop on “Skills in Governance” at Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Porur on 8th March 2013