History of the Department of Pharmacology is closely linked with the development of the Medical College Bhavnagar. The college began in the year 1995 in the premises of Sir Takhatsinhji Hospital Bhavnagar. Administrative office of the Dean was located in district T.B. Hospital. Department of Physiology & Biochemistry were accommodated in the old building of School of Nursing and Department of Anatomy was started in old T.B. Wards. T.B. Ward building was further expanded to provide space for Department of Pharmacology and Department of Forensic Medicine in the year 1997.
Department of Pharmacology started working with the appointment of Dr. D.C. Sharma, Professor & Head, who took over the charge on 13-07-1996 and more staff members who incessantly participated in building up and development of the Department joined as under:
|Designation||Academic Year||Date of Joining M.C. Bhavnagar|
|Professor & Head||Dr. D. C. Sharma||13-07-96|
|Associate Professor||Dr. A. P. Rajani||10-05-97|
|Assistant Professor||Dr. C. B. Tripathi||14-05-97|
|Tutors||Dr. M. V. Shanishchara|
Total No of Instruments and Equipment are 156.
Undergraduate MBBS Course Recognization Details:
For 50 Seat: Medical Council of India letter No. 34(1)/2001-Med/9539 Dated 16/6/2001 and GOI, MOHFW, New Delhi
Notification No. V-11015/3/200- ME (Policy-I), Dated 7/6/2001
For 100 Seat: Medical Council of India letter No. MCI-37(1)/2011- Med/19540, Dated 25/6/2011
For 150 Seat: Medical Council of India letter No. MCI-34(41)(UG)/2016- Med/156976 Dated 30/11/2017 and
GOI, MOHFW, New Delhi. Notification No. U-12012/224/2015- ME-I [FTS.3101873], Dated 5/5/2017
1.Vadgama VK, Patel YA, Patel TK, Tripathi CB. Pharmacodynamic interaction between pantoprazole and vecuronium at neuromuscular junction. Auton Autacoid Pharmacol. 2011 Jan;31(1-2):31-5.
2 Sanmukhani J, Anovadiya A, Tripathi CB. Evaluation of antidepressant like activity of curcumin and its combination with fluoxetine and imipramine: an acute and chronic study. Acta Poloniae Pharmaceutica Drug Research.5; 2011.
3. Patel YA, Vadgama VK, Baxi SN, Tripathi CB. Evolution of Hypolipidemic Activity of Leaf Juice of Catharanthus roseus (Linn.) G. Donn. In Guinea Pigs. Acta Poloniae Pharmaceutica Drug Research. Issue 6;2011.
4. Sanmukhani J, Shah V, Baxi N, Tripathi CB. Fixed drug eruption with ornidazole with cross- sensitivity to secnidazole but not to other nitro-imidazole compound: a case report. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 2010;69: 703-4.
5.Tripathi CB, Mistry SD, Bhavsar VH, Kelkar VV. Effect of repeated eletroconvulsive shocks and of chronis impramine treatment on salbutamol induced inhibition of ingestive behaviour of rats. International Research Communication System Medical Science.1985;13: 846.
6.Neuromuscular blocking effect of fluoxetine and its interaction with rocuronium in Auton Autacoid Pharmacol. 2013 Apr;33(1-2):17-24.
7.Anti-Urolithiatic Effect of Ethanolic extract of Pedal
The broad goal of teaching of the undergraduate students in Pharmacology is to inculcate a rational & scientific basis of therapeutics.
At the end of the course, student shall be able to
Practical knowledge of use of drugs in clinical practice will be acquired through integrated teaching with clinical departments.
University Examination (Theory)
University Examination (Practical)
Internal Assessment Examinations(II Internal Assessment Examinations and I (End of III & IV semester respectively)
Theory & Practical
Internal Assessment Examinations( III Internal assessment Preliminary Examination (In V semester)
Theory & Practical
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