Department of Pharmacology ,
Sir C R Reddy College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Eluru, Andhra Pradesh, India
The Department of Pharmacology at Sir C R Reddy College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Eluru, Andhra Pradesh, India, is committed to advancing the fields of pharmacology. Established with a mission to delve into the captivating and evolving realms of pharmacological and toxicological sciences, the department’s inception dates back to its establishment on the September, 2007.
The department offers comprehensive academic programs, including Master of Pharmacy (Pharmacology) in Pharmacy and Pharm.D. programs, aimed at nurturing the knowledge and expertise of aspiring pharmacologists .
At the core of our research endeavors lies the exploration of the effects of various drugs, encompassing both synthetics and natural phytochemicals, on biological systems. Our primary objective is to unravel the intricate mechanisms underlying the interactions between these substances and the human body. Through pre-clinical investigations, we meticulously dissect cellular and molecular pathways in living systems, laying the foundational groundwork for drug development.
Our department boasts a spectrum of cutting-edge facilities:
- A fully equipped cell culture laboratory dedicated to in vitro drug screening.
- A central animal house facility meticulously designed in adherence to CCCSEA norms, enabling in vivo pharmacological screenings. This facility includes a specialized provision for nude mice experimentation.
- Plant extraction and isolation capabilities facilitated by equipment like Soxhlet and rotary evaporators.
- Advanced proteomics techniques, including Western blotting.
- Comprehensive pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic studies.
The department’s primary activities encompass:
- Identification and validation of therapeutic targets.
- Exploration of hits and conducting high throughput screening.
- Optimization of promising leads.
- Rigorous in vitro and in vivo screenings.
- Thorough toxicological testing.
- Precise dose prediction and candidate selection.
In essence, the Department of Pharmacology at Sir C R Reddy College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Eluru, is a hub of dedicated researchers and educators striving to push the boundaries of pharmacological knowledge, contributing to the advancement of pharmaceutical sciences.