Welcome to the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology. KAHER, KLE College of Pharmacy, Belagavi Our mission is to unravel the elaborate mechanisms behind drugs and toxins, nurturing a deeper understanding of their effects on human health. With a pledge to excellence in research, education, and patient care, let’s embark on a journey of discovery and innovation in the realm of pharmacology and toxicology.
Unlocking the Secrets of Pharmaceuticals and Chemical Safety:
About Us: Our department is renowned for its multidisciplinary approach to studying the effects of chemicals on living systems. With a team of experienced faculty members, state-of-the-art laboratories, and a commitment to excellence, Department offer an extensive range of programs and research opportunities for study.
Bachelor's Degree: Our undergraduate program provides students with a concrete foundation in both pharmacology and toxicology, preparing them for careers in pharmaceuticals, regulatory agencies, research institutions, and more.
Master's Degree in Pharmacology and Toxicology: Our master's program delves deeper into the intricacies of drug actions and chemical hazards. Graduates are equipped with the expertise to contribute to drug development, safety assessment, and regulatory compliance.
Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology: Our doctoral program offers advanced training in research methodologies, enabling students to conduct groundbreaking research in various areas, from molecular pharmacology to environmental toxicology.
Our department boasts state-of-the-art facilities, including:
• Well-equipped laboratories for cellular and molecular research
• Advanced technologies for studying drug interactions at various scales
• Computing resources for computational modeling and data analysis
• Animal testing facilities adhering to ethical guidelines for preclinical studies
The department maintains a separate animal house. This facility has been recognized by CPSCEA [No. 221/CPSCEA]
We stand-in collaborations with industries, government agencies, and research institutions, ensuring that our work has real-world impact. Our partnerships provide students and researchers with valuable exposure to industry practices and cutting-edge advancements.
Why Choose Us:
Expert Faculty: Learn from experienced and valued experts in pharmacology and toxicology.
Research Opportunities: Engage in innovative research projects that contribute to scientific developments.
Industry Connections: Benefit from our robust ties to pharmaceutical and regulatory sectors.
Career Prospects: Prepare for a rewarding career in drug development, safety assessment, research, and more.
Impactful Research: Contribute to the advancement of knowledge that improves human health and environmental safety.
Join us in unraveling the complexities of chemicals, drugs, and their effects. Be part of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at KLE College of Pharmacy, Belagavi and make a difference.
Dept. Research Thrust Areas
1.In – Silico Study
3.CARDIO VASCULAR PHARMACOLOGY
·Cardio protective activity
6.GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT PHARMACOLOGY
·Inflammatory bowel disease
7.WOUND HEALING AND ANTI INFLAMMATORY
Publications (since 2016): 42 (International - 17; National - 25)
Impact factor range: 5.971 to 0.599
After completing both an undergraduate and postgraduate course in pharmacology and toxicology you will have an understanding of pharmacological mechanisms, interactions, and hazardous effects. Numerous employment prospects in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, regulatory, and research domains are made available by this education. Here are several potential career choices:
Clinical Pharmacologist: You could be involved in clinical trials where new therapies' safety and efficacy are investigated in patients. Your knowledge of toxicology and pharmacology will be crucial in organizing and evaluating these research studies.
Pharmaceutical Research Scientist: You can help create novel drugs by working as a research scientist for a pharmaceutical company. Preclinical research would be done by you, and you would be involved in ensuring the safety of potential novel therapies.
Toxicologist: With your expertise in toxicology, you could assess the potential adverse effects of chemicals and substances on organisms. Careers in forensic toxicology, environmental impact assessment, including product safety evaluation may be associated with this.
Regulatory Affairs Specialist: Professionals in regulatory affairs make ensuring that drugs and medical devices adhere to safety and legal standards. You would find it helpful to navigate the many laws governing pharmaceutical products if you have understanding of toxicology and pharmacology.
Medical Science Liaison: As a liaison between pharmaceutical companies and healthcare specialists, you would provide scientific knowledge and information on drugs. Building relationships and giving precise information would both benefit greatly from your comprehensive knowledge of pharmacology.
Academic Researcher/Professor: If you have a passion for academia, you could pursue a career as a research scientist or professor in a university. You would carry out research, write articles, and perhaps even instruct students in pharmacology and toxicology
Pharmacovigilance Specialist: In this capacity you'd monitor and assess the safety of drugs once they're on the market. Your knowledge in toxicology will help to safeguard patient safety by assisting in the analysis and identification of side effects.
Consultant in Pharmaceutical Industry: Pharmaceutical Industry Consultant: The pharmaceutical industry or other healthcare-related organizations may look to you for specialized advice on drug development, toxicological evaluations, and regulatory compliance.
Government Regulatory Agency Roles: Roles of Governmental Regulatory Agencies: Work for organizations like the Food and drugs Administration (FDA), drug analysis laboratories where your expertise would be put to use to assess drug applications, ensure product safety, and make regulatory decisions.