Pharmacology is a multidisciplinary subject which deals with drugs and their interaction with living systems, or any other chemical substances which can produce a biological response. The department will provide quality medical education and adequate opportunities to perform quality research including clinical development of pharmaceutical products, preclinical research and toxicology studies, therapeutic drug monitoring, pharmacokinetics, pharmacovigilance, pharmacoeconomics, and rational prescribing practices. The focus of research will also be aimed at the molecular level in the areas such as pharmacogenomics etc.

The department is developing a state of the art clinical research center with statutory approvals including Drugs Control General of India and NABH, NABL etc and will be open for industry academia collaborations at national and international levels like ICMR, WHO etc. The assistance of professional bodies like Medical Pharmacologists Society and Indian Pharmacological Society will be utilized to bring training programs and national workshops in research methodology, statistics, publication and communication methodology etc. The Adverse Drug Reaction Monitoring Centre, under the Pharmacovigilance Programme of India (PvPI), will be started soon.


To be one of the best in class pharmacology department by providing quality education, research opportunities to students and the staff.


  • To work towards achieving one of the top positions in the country through excellence in quality teaching, cost effective patient care, participation in research activities in collaboration with national and international organizations and pharmacological societies
  • To develop and adopt best methodologies with latest technology in teaching.
  • To provide real time experiences to students about drug use, choice of medication, and therapeutic methodology.
  • To coordinate and provide pharmacological services to all clinical departments and develop a pharmaco-vigilance center of excellence.
  • To become a leading research center in new drug development and generic development through quality data generation by following national and international regulatory requirements.


Dr. Pratibha Nadig
Dr. Pratibha NadigProfessor and Head of the Department
Dr. Shiva Murthy N
Dr. Shiva Murthy NAssociate Professor
Dr. Padmaja Shetty K <br />
Dr. Padmaja Shetty K
Assistant Professor
Dr. Anusha
Dr. Anusha Assistant Professor
Dr. Vishnu K <br />
Dr. Vishnu K
Senior Resident
Dr. Raghavendra  <br />
Dr. Raghavendra
Senior Resident
Dr. Deepak M.
Dr. Deepak M.Senior Resident

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  • Dr. Chandramma Dayananda Sagar
    Institute of Medical Education & Research
  • Deverakaggalahalli, KanakapuraRoad Ramanagara Dt.,
    Karnataka - 562 112
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