The Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology has state-of-the-art facilities which are as per the evolving needs of the pharmacy profession i.e. the pharmaceutical and health care industry. The department is involved in teaching and training in all areas of pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical technology, with emphasis on the major interrelated areas. The department deals with the theoretical as well as practical knowledge of the following modules of courses that a student needs to acquire: Pharmaceutics, Physical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Dispensing.
The department curriculum consists of courses involving both basic and advanced pharmaceutical sciences. The department also provides to the need of the students for newer subjects like Bio-pharmaceutics where the basic concepts of ADME and fundamentals of bioavailability and bioequivalence are taught to the students. Students are also trained on the basic concepts associated with the novel dosage form at the undergraduate level, which is the need of the Pharma industry. The department also has aseptic laboratory with unique instruments like Laminar air flow unit, membrane filtration assembly, BOD incubator, autoclave, hot air oven, centrifuge, electrophoresis unit etc. to name a few.
Compounds used as medicines are most often organic compounds. Pharmaceutical chemistry and medicinal chemistry are disciplines at the intersection of chemistry, especially synthetic organic chemistry, and pharmacology. Pharmaceutical Chemistry emphasizes on the chemistry of drug design and development, drug action, drug transport, drug delivery, and targeting. The development of new pharmaceuticals is critically dependent on a molecular-level understanding of biological processes and mechanisms of drug action. Progress in the field depends on the design and synthesis of new molecules using tools such as structure activity relationships, combinatorial chemistry, and computer-aided drug design. In recent years rational design of drugs tuned to specific target sites is becoming a reality due to concurrent advances in chemistry and biology, including elucidation of the human genome. Chemists continue to be at the forefront of drug design, synthesis, testing, and development. Pharmaceutical Chemistry undergraduate department at the institute emphasizes on educating the students on understanding of molecular basis underlying the creation of new drugs and health applications of bioactive compounds.
Pharmacology is the study of how drugs affect the body and how the body affects drugs. Pharmacology is one of the most exciting areas of biomedical research because you can have a real impact on human health while working in the lab. Pharmacology is the study of drugs. Drugs are chemicals that produce therapeutically useful effects. They modify functions of living organisms, and are generally given to prevent, diagnose ,or cure diseases .Drugs are an essential part of patient care ,and safe usage of drugs requires a sound knowledge of their : mode of action ,side effect, toxicity, range of dosage, rate and route of excretion and interactions with other drugs . Broadly speaking ,the study of drugs may be divided into • pharmacodynamics, which is the study of drug actions and mode of action ,and • pharmacokinetics, which is the study of the fate of drugs in the body right from the time they enter the body until they, or their by-products, are eliminated from the body .Pharmacology is multidisciplinary, bringing together ideas from chemistry, biochemistry, cell biology and integrative biology to create a comprehensive framework for understanding and treating disease. Department of Pharmacology, Teachers and students who work together to advance the forefronts of new knowledge to develop novel therapeutic approaches for treatment of disease. There are a number of exciting opportunities for students to get knowledge about drugs, by using ICT Tools. The subjects in Pharmacology introduce students to the unified study of the interaction of chemical agents and living matter.
Pharmacognosy is the study of the chemistry, biochemistry, biology, taxonomy, and ethno biology of natural products from plant, animals, marine and other life origins. Areas of active interest include natural products chemistry, isolation, characterization and biological studies of phytoconstituents using animal models, herbal cosmetics, novel herbal formulations, and their standardization. Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry is study of the physical, chemical, biochemical and biological properties of drugs, drug substances or potential drugs or drug substances of natural origin as well as the search for new drugs from natural sources. Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry focus on the systematic description, classification, cultivation, collection, storage and therapeutic uses of crude drugs. The course imparts the knowledge regarding the influence of exogenous and endogenous factors in the variability of drug constituents. Biosynthetic techniques, metabolic pathways, precursor product sequence, competitive feeding and sequential analysis are also focused.
In our Institute there are 10 no. of laboratories
The specious laboratories are well ventilated and illuminated. All are equipped with modern instrument amenities & fire safeties.
The Institute has set up state of an art Laboratories for the practical experiences. At practical a batch of just 20 students work giving ample space and self experience to the students.
The Institute has planned for an ‘ANALYTICAL LABORATORY’. This will carry out the analysis of various drugs for quantity and quality. The student from this institute will have additional feather of having experience in such a unique work.