Pharmaceutical Chemistry Research Information Attachments

Pharmaceutical chemistry is a discipline at the intersection of chemistry and pharmacology involved in with design, synthesis and developing drug candidates. Medicinal chemistry involves the identification, synthesis and development of new chemical entities suitable for therapeutic use.


It also includes the study of existing drugs, their biological properties, and their quantitative structure-activity relationships (QSAR).

Pharmaceutical chemistry is focused on quality aspects of medicines and aims to assure fitness and efficacy for medicinal products.

The department offers a wide area of research in the area of new drug discovery, process and developmental methods, including study of mechanism of drugs and also analytical method development for new drugs.

Computer-aided drug design and new biotechnological approaches are opening new avenues in the field of medicinal chemistry.

Career choices in pharmaceutical Chemistry

The options open to graduates in Pharmaceutical Chemistry include,
  • Opportunities in research and development (R&D) and quality control areas,

  • Administration and management

  • Also find placement in marketing and medicinal detailing departments of Pharmaceutical Industries and Academics



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