DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOLOGY

 

1. ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

a. UG Seminers conducted: 4nos

Sl. No.

Topic

Moderator

Presenter

1

Introduction to Autonomic Nervous System

Prof. (Dr) Meghali Chaliha

1.     Swapnil S. Deka

2.     Sukanya Saikia

3.     Lavita Hazarika

4.     Bhakhita Deka

2

Pharmacotherapy of Diabetes Mallitus

Dr. R. Phukan Roy

1.     Abhishek Baruah

2.     Amartya Bhuyan

3.     Hrishikesh Goswami

4.     Rituraj Borsaikia

3

Receptor mediated mechanism of drug action

Dr. Gautam Sahu

1.     Biswasree Deb

2.     Nandita Deka

3.     Subhrasmita Bhoi

4

Bronchial asthma

Dr. Swapnanil Gohain

1.     Kolli Ajit Kumar

2.     Jaiba Masoom

 

c. PG Seminars conducted:

Sl. No.

Topic

Moderator

Presenter

1

Pharmacotherapy of shock

Dr. Gautam Sahu

Dr. Kamal Ojha

2

Bioassay

Prof. (Dr) Meghali Chaliha

Dr. Bijoy Bakal

3

Monoclonal antibodies

Dr. Swapnanil Gohain

Dr. Kamal Ojha

4

Gene Therapy

Dr. Gautam Sahu

Dr. Nilamjyoti Medhi

5

Teratogenicity of drugs and teratogenicity testing

Prof. (Dr) Meghali Chaliha

Dr. Bijoy Bakal

6

Antiarrhythmic drugs

Prof. (Dr) Meghali Chaliha

Dr. Kamal Ojha

7

Antihypertensive drugs

Dr. Gautam Sahu

Dr. Nilamjyoti Medhi

8

Pharmacotherapy of Diabetes Mallitus

Dr. Hiteswar Saikia

Dr. Bijoy Bakal

9

History of diabetes

Prof. (Dr) Meghali Chaliha

Dr. Bijoy Bakal

10

Drug dependence and drug abuse

Prof. (Dr) Meghali Chaliha

Dr. Kamal Ojha

11

Sources of drugs

Dr. R. Phukan Roy

Dr. Nilamjyoti Medhi

12

Drug toxicity test

Prof. (Dr) Meghali Chaliha

Dr. Bijoy Bakal

13

Laws governing drug schedules

Dr. Swapnanil Gohain

Dr. Kamal Ojha

14

Neuromuscular blocker

Dr. Gautam Sahu

Dr. Nilamjyoti Medhi

15

Glaucoma and its pharmacotherapy

Prof. (Dr) Meghali Chaliha

Dr. Bijoy Bakal

16

Pharmacogenetics

Prof. (Dr) Meghali Chaliha

Dr. Kamal Ojha

17

Cough and bronchial asthma

Prof. (Dr) Meghali Chaliha

Dr. Nilamjyoti Medhi

18

Hypolipidemic agents

Prof. (Dr) Meghali Chaliha

Dr. Kamal Ojha

19

Good clinical Practice

Dr. R. Phukan Roy

Dr. Nilamjyoti Medhi

20

Haemovigilance

Prof. (Dr) R. Hazarika

Dr. Bijoy Bakal

21

Cancer chemotherapy (Part 1)

Prof. (Dr) Meghali Chaliha

Dr. Bijoy Bakal

Dr. Nilamjyoti Medhi

Dr. Kamal Ojha

22

Cancer chemotherapy (Part 2)

Prof. (Dr) Meghali Chaliha

Dr. Bijoy Bakal

Dr. Nilamjyoti Medhi

Dr. Kamal Ojha

23

Rheumatoid arthritis

Dr. Swapnanil Gohain

Dr. Kamal Ojha

24

Pharmacotherapy of pain

Prof. (Dr) Meghali Chaliha

Dr. Bijoy Bakal

25

Pharmacotherapy of malaria

Dr. Gautam Sahu

Dr. Nilamjyoti Medhi

26

SAR of corticosteroids

Prof. (Dr) Meghali Chaliha

Dr. Kamal Ojha

27

Anti retroviral drug therapy

Dr. R. Phukan Roy

Dr. Nilamjyoti Medhi

28

Anatomy and physiology of ANS

Dr. R. Phukan Roy

Dr. Bijoy Bakal

29

Rational use of drugs

Prof. (Dr) Meghali Chaliha

Dr. Nilamjyoti Medhi

30

Chronopharmacology

Prof. (Dr) Meghali Chaliha

Dr. Bijoy Bakal

 

2.  Scientific publications published in indexed journals:

                            I.          Dr. R Phukan Roy, Dr. NN Ganguly, Dr. M Lahkar, Dr. A Siddiqui. A prospective, randomized controlled trial of single dose of cefepime and tazobactum as the sole prophylactic preoperative antibiotics in laparoscopic cholecystectomies. Biomedical Review: Journal of Basic and Applied Medical Sciences . 2(4):(2015); 99-103.

                          II.          Dr. R Phukan Roy, Dr. NN Ganguly, Dr. M Lahkar, Dr. A Siddiqui. A prospective, blinded, randomized controlled trial of use of preoperative antibiotics in routine abdominal surgery: A comparison between single dose versus three doses between ofloxacin+metronidazole and cefotaxim+sulbactum. Biomedical Review: Journal of Basic and Applied Medical Sciences. 2:(4), (2015), 93-98.

                        III.          Dr. R Phukan Roy, Dr. NN Ganguly, Dr. M Lahkar, Dr. A Siddiqui. A prospective study to find out the most cost effective preoperative prophylactic antibiotic regime in elective abdominal routine surgeries. International Journal of Medical Research and Review. 4:(2), (2016) ;157-163.

                        IV.          Dr. R Phukan Roy, Dr. NN Ganguly, Dr. M Lahkar, Dr. A Siddiqui. A prospective randomized double blind controlled trial of the use of preoperative antibiotics in routine abdominal surgery: A comparative analysis between ofloxacin+ metronidazole, cefotaxime+sulbactum and cefepime + tazobactum (single dose vs three doses) and their effects. International Journal of Medical Research and Review. 4:(4), (2016); 480-485.

                          V.          Dr Sahid Aziz, Dr K. Gohain. A study of the hypolipidemic and antioxidant activities of whole plant extracts of Ipomoea aquatica forsk. in experimentally induced hyperlipidemia in rabbits. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Accepted for publication on 22nd Aug,2016 in Vol8 (issue 10).

3. Undergoing research works (MD Thesis):

Sl. No.

Name of the study topic

Author

Guide

1

Antidiabetic and renoprotective action of the ethanolic extract of Andrographis paniculata leaves in albino rats.

 

Dr. Bijoy Bakal

Prof. (Dr) Meghali Chaliha

2

Comparative study of hypolipidemic effect of rice bran oil and olive oil in experimental animal.

Dr. Kamal Ojha

Prof. (Dr) Meghali Chaliha

3

Gastro-protective and antioxidant effects of fruits of Piper nigrum Linn in wister albino rats.

Dr. Nilamjyoti Medhi

Dr. Rituparna Phukan Roy

4. Pharmacovigilance and adverse drug reaction reporting:     

Sl. No.

Drug

Reaction

Reaction Date

Reporting Date

1

Haloperidol+Fluphenazine

Extrapyramidal symptoms

21/08/2015

30/09/2015

2

Iron sucrose preparation

 Profuse sweating, Loss of consciousness and shock

19/08/2015

30/09/2015

 

6. Machinery/equipments purchased/installed in the department:

            1. Physiograph, 2 nos.

            2. Convulsiometer, 1 no.

            3. Photocolorimeter, 1 no.

            4. Centrifuge machine, 1 no.

7. Other relavent informations:

                 I.          Poster presentation in the 48th Annual conference of Indian Pharmacological society (IPSCON 2015). Topic:  ADR monitoring in a tertiary care center in Jorhat. Author: Dr. Bijoy Bakal, Prof Meghali Chaliha.

               II.           Poster presentation in the 48th Annual conference of Indian Pharmacological society (IPSCON 2015). Topic: Gastro-protective effects of fruits of Piper nigrum Linn in wister albino rats. Author: Dr. Nilamjyoti Medhi, Dr. RP Roy, Dr. G Gogoi

 

           III.          Dr.Anju L.Saikia, Demonstrator, participated in “Sensitization Workshop on Research Methodology”conducted by ICMR at Jorhat Medical College on 18th-19th March 2016.