Departmental Administration

Faculty and Staff

Professor & Head: B. Gitanjali


D. G. Shewade

R. Raveendran

Steven A. Dkhar

Associate Professor

M. Jayanthi

Assistant Professors

S. Manikandan

S. Sandhiya

A. Surendiran

C. Girish

Kesavan. R

Senior Research Officer

P.M.K. Reddy



The department is providing clinical services like adverse drug reaction monitoring and drug information services. During the year 2011 – 2012, a total of 653 adverse drug reactions (ADR) have been reported to the ADR Monitoring Centre in the department.


The department is performing Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM) for phenytoin, phenobarbitone and carbamazepine. During 2011-2012, 236 TDM assays have been performed. Urinary VMA assays are also carried out. TDM for immunosuppressants like methotrexate, cyclosporine and tacrolimus have been standardized to optimize therapy in renal transplant recipients. Now TDM for these drugs started.