Medicinal chemistry and Pharmaceutical chemistry are disciplines at the intersection of chemistry, especially synthetic organic chemistry, and pharmacology and various other biological specialties, where they are involved with design, chemical synthesis and development for market of pharmaceutical agents, or bio-active molecules (drugs).
Pharmaceutical Analysis deals with the development of analytical methods to determine the quality and quantity of the pharmaceutical agents. Our research is focused into two strategic themes - Drug Discovery and analytical method development and validation for drugs.
Department has equipped laboratories with sophisticated instruments/ equipments, audio-visual aids and internet facility to carryout academic and research activities.
UG laboratories: 01 (Pharmaceutical Chemistry)
02 (Pharmaceutical Analysis)
PG laboratories: 02 (Pharmaceutical Analysis)
Digital balance (0.1 mg sensitivity)
Karl Fischer’s Titrator
Department of Pharmacognosy predominantly focuses on “crude drugs” of natural origin derived from plant, animal and mineral origin. Cultivation, Collection, Isolation, Purification, detecting adulteration, deterioration and maintenance of botanical garden are the important aspects of Department of Pharmacognosy.
Never ending resources of medical flora and fauna creates a great opportunity for the younger scientists to undergo research in this department. Phyto chemical screening of various natural products leads to the exploration of “Sanjeevani molecules - a quick heal natural molecule” in the department of Pharmacognosy.
Botanical garden with various species of plants, well established labs, Museum with various specimens of flora and fauna are the important elements of Department of Pharmacognosy.
UG laboratories: 01 (Pharmacognosy)
Thin Layer Chromatography
Department of Pharmacology involves in in-vitro & in-vivo evaluation of a molecule originated from plant, animal and synthetic origin. A strong ethical committee and with fully equipped laboratories leads our students/researchers to carry out their clinical research models. This department controls and restricts the use of various animals for insignificant work with the help of ethical committee.
Therapeutic effectiveness, toxicology and dose fixing for a molecule/ drug substance are the important criteria of this department.
Well established large laboratories, internet facilities and ethical committee are the important elements of department of pharmacology.
UG laboratories: 02 (Pharmacology)
Cooks Pole Climbing Apparatus
Eddy’s Hot Plate
Digital Photo Actomete
Digital Tele Thermometer
Department of Pharmacy Practice helps in providing in-depth knowledge, clinical skills and responsibilities to our future leaders of health care profession. Pharm.D course was started in 2013 at PIPER and linked up with department of Pharmacy practice in order to meet the growing needs and expectations of the patient, society and health care system at national and international level.
Our students assist doctors, nurses, and fellow pharmacists of District Hospital AP Vaidya Vidhan Parishad (APVVP) Tenali, Guntur District Andhra Pradesh to optimize the effectiveness of treatment and to prevent diseases. Wide spectrum of activities like noticing adverse drug reactions (ADR), drug interactions, patient counseling, medical history view, ward round participation and maintaining drug information centre (DIC) are the important aspects of this department.
Well established labs with training centre, Drug Information Centre (DIC) with internet facilities are the important elements of department of Pharmacy Practice.
UG laboratories: 02 (Pharmacy Practice)
Drug Information Centre: 01 (Pharmacy Practice)
8-Basket dissolution apparatus (Lab India)
Digital Disintegration apparatus (Lab India)
Department of Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Biotechnology on the rise novel delivery systems like targeted deliveries coupled with nanotechnologies is the way forward to carve a niche in the competitive, yet lucrative biopharmaceutical market. Pharmacy Graduates, with their background in subjects like Microbiology, Biotechnology are aptly suited for making a fruitful career in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology. The Biotechnology industry is looking up and bound to grow by leaps and bounds with proactive government policies both at Central and State levels.
UG laboratories: 02 (Microbiology and Biotechnology)
Hot Air Oven