Awards and Recognition

  • At present the department is recognized by the medical and paramedical institutes in Mumbai for its expertise in the fields of Experimental Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacokinetics.
  • Faculty of this department has developed enumerable protocols for various studies. 
  • Department has expertise in clinical studies in animals and has undertaken clinical trials for antibiotics, anthelmintics, anti-mastitic preparations, acaricides, coccidiostats, growth promoters etc. 
  • Department has expertise in toxicity studies in laboratory animals which include LD50 studies, subacute toxicity study on insecticides, pesticides, drugs, skin/eye irritation tests, dermal toxicity studies, etc. 
  • This department has successfully organized two national conferences in 1995.
    • IInd National convention of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology
    • XIII Annual conference of Society of Toxicology. 
  • Department has a cell for providing consultancy services and formulating various pharmacy preparations to the need of pet owners and dairy farmers. 
  • Various techniques have been standardized in the department, viz.
    • Large glass assay plate for antibiotic assay.
    • Collection of various biological fluids viz. tissue fluid, tears, bile, saliva in large animals.
    • Screening of drugs anti-inflammatory, antiulcer, antipyretic, antiobesity, antidiabetic, anticonvulsive, analgesic, antibacterial activity.

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