Department of Pharmacognosy has separate laboratories for under graduate, postgraduate experimentation and research activities. Each lab is well equipped with required instruments like Microtome, Camera Fitted Research Microscope, Extractors, Trinocular microscope etc. Labs have a collection of around 210 crude drug samples. Department has well maintained herbal garden.
Research activities undergoing in the Department of Pharmacognosy
Ø Quality control parameters and anti-inflammatory and anti-nociceptive activity of Sida Rhomibifolia
Ø Standardization of Rubia Cardifolisa Linn Stem and Muccum Pruiens seeds
Ø Quality control parameters anti-microbial and anti-oxidant acitvity of erigeron Karvinskianus leaves
Ø Standardization and various in-vitro activities of Benineasa Hispida seeds
Ø Quality control parameters and hepato-protective activity of Portula Pilosa whole plant
Ø Standardization and antigout activity of Vatri Gugglu an ayurvedic formulation
Ø Formulation and evaluation of herbal shampoo using Stevia, Aloe Vera and Glycyrrhiza
Department of Pharmaceutics :
Department of pharmaceutics has separate labs for UP and PG programmes. The laboratories are well equipped with conventional and modern devices like Tablet Machine, Dissolution Apparatus, Disintegration Apparatus, Friabilator, Humidity Chamber, Oven, Magnetic Stirrer, Capsule Filling Machine, Double Beam UV spectrophotometer, Bulk Density Apparatus, Double Cone Blender, Shakers, and Viscometers. Each lab is spacious, provided with adequate supply of water and electricity, and well ventilated.
Research activities undergoing in the Department of Pharmaceutics
Ø Formulation development Ofloxacin ophthalmic gel
Ø Transcorneal enhancement of Diclofenac by using amino acids as enhancer
Ø Coprocessing of superb disintegrants for drug release Drotaverin HCl
Ø Formulation and evaluation of atorvastatin tablets
Ø Formulation development and process validation of sustained release Venlafaxine HCl
Ø Formulation development of conventional tablet of Beta Histaine
Ø Enhancement of oral bioavailability of poorly soluble drug Irbesartan by microemulsion
Ø Process validation of Carvedilol tablets
Ø Preparation and evaluation of ready to use injectable drug derivative
Ø Formulation development of matrix tablets of Gliclazide MR
Ø Transdermal patch of Ondansetron HCl
Ø Studies on ocular gel of Azithromycin
Ø Development and evaluation of HPLC method
Ø Solubility enhancement of diclofenac by using novel carrier
Ø Formulation and evaluation of fast dissolving tablets of Sumatriptan
Ø Solubility enhancement of Ketoconazole
Ø Formulation and evaluation of multivitamin preparation
Ø Formulation and evaluation of fast dissolving tablets of Promethazine
Department of Pharmacology :
Pharmacology department has separate well-equipped labs for under graduate and postgraduate students. Labs contains many automatic or digitals equipment like elevated plus maze, Actophotometer, Histamine chamber, Rotarod apparatus, Double beam UV-spectrophotometer, HPLC, Eddi’s hotplate apparatus etc along with conventional equipments like Organ Bath, Operation Table, Haemocytometer, Haemoglobinometer, Analgesiometer, Convulsometer etc. A separate animal house facility for the lab animals to smoothly carry out undergraduate and postgraduate research activity, which house rats, rabbits, mice etc.
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry :
Pharmaceutical Chemistry department has separate labs for undergraduate, postgraduate and research activities. Chemistry labs are well equipped with conventional and modern instruments like bio-safety hood, water bath, ovens, heating mantles, Double Beam UV spectrophotometer, HPLC, melting point apparatus and attached storeroom, balance room and instrument room.
Department of Quality Assurance:
Department of Quality Assurance has been started from Academic session 2013-2014. The course covers the contemporary topics related to:
- Product Development and Formulation
- Method development and Validation
- Quality Management and Quality Control of Pharmaceuticals.
- Stability Testing & Dating of Solid and Liquid Dosage Forms
- Pilot Plant Scale-up Techniques
The Course is of four semester duration (2 years) out of which 2 semesters will cover the course work and the last two semesters will be devoted to research project and training in a Pharmaceutical Industry. The students qualifying this course will meet the current and future requirements of R&D personnel from the Pharmaceutical Industry.