Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The Department of Pharmacology at KMC Manipal, is pioneer in research for wound healing, learning and memory, antidiabetic, anti-epileptic studies since the inception. It obtained recognition as Adverse Drug Reaction Monitoring Centre in 2011 by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India under Pharmacovigilance program of India.

The faculty are members of  Institutional Animal Ethics committee  and ensure that all animal projects are carried out as per the regulatory guidelines.

           Several projects have received funding from the Indian Council of Medical Research and industry. The faculty are also involved in guiding undergraduates for Short term studentship (STS) of ICMR, postgraduate thesis and doctoral candidates. Students and faculty have presented papers in national and international conferences and won awards and some have also received travel grant.

Our postgraduates are selected for Biocamp leadership programme conducted yearly by Novartis.  Postgraduates also undergo Industrial training on optional basis during their course.



  • Interdepartmental research work- many of the PG thesis & UG projects have been done in collaboration with other department of KMC, Manipal - Department of Medicine, Biochemistry, Cardiology, Neurology, Psychiatry, Oncology, Microbiology, Pulmonary Medicine, Neonatology, Gastroenterology and Urology.
  • Various PhD and PG projects is also undertaken through Inter-institutional collaboration – Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal Melaka Medical College, Manipal and Manipal College of Nursing, Manipal, AV Baliga Hospital.




Our postgraduates have been recruited  in reputed pharmaceutical companies at national and international level like Abbott, Syngene, Novo nordisk, Sanofi, Johnson and Johnson, Boehringer Ingelheim to name a few and are working in various capacities.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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