Dr Mukta N Chowta

Professor

Department of Pharmacology

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Mukta N Chowta teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students.

     Her roles and responsibilities include:

    • Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students
    • Assisting the administration to implement Manipal Academy of Higher Education policies, rules and regulations.
    • Organizing the departmental activities and administering the department efficiently
    • Helping orient the new staff appointed to the department and the students posted in the department.
    • Active participation in Pharmacovigilance activities and periodic conduct of causality analysis of reported adverse effects.

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
MBBS Third and Fifth semesters
BDS Third and Fourth semesters
MD (Pharmacology)
MDS
MSc (Pharmacology)
BPT & other allied health sciences

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Pharmacology KMC, Mangalore, Manipal Academy of higher Education 2000
MBBS KMC Mangalore, Mangalore University 1988

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Pharmacology, KMC Mangalore Professor June 2015 - till date
Department of Pharmacology, KMC Mangalore Professor and Head June 2015 to May 2020
Department of Pharmacology, KMC Mangalore Additional Professor July 2012 to May 2015
Department of Pharmacology, KMC Mangalore Associate Professor September 2005 to July 2012
Department of Pharmacology, KMC Mangalore Assistant Professor September 2000 to September 2005
Department of Pharmacology, KMC Mangalore Tutor June 1997 to June 2000

Comparative evaluation of the effect of antidiabetic drugs on lipid profile in type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Role of melatonin in modulation of ethanol intake following forced ethanol consumption and deprivation in Wistar rats.

Evaluation of polypharmacy and appropriateness of prescription in geriatric population: a cross sectional study at a tertiary care hospital.

Comparison of Pattern of Antibiotic Therapy and Recurrence of Urinary Tract Infections in Women With and Without Diabetes Mellitus.

Evaluation of clinical and patient reported outcomes of various therapeutic interventions in atopic dermatitis: a prospective, observational study.

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Diabetes Mellitus, Geriatric Pharmacology, Pharmacovigilance, Hypertension, HIV

Area of Expertise

Pharmacovigilance, Geriatric Pharmacology

Area of Research

Geriatric Pharmacology, Learning and Memory Models in Experimental Animals, Experimental models for ethanol dependence

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of Institutional Animal Ethics Committee from 2013 to 2016
  • Life Member of Indian Medical Association, 2009 till date
  • Life Member of Indian Pharmacological Society, 2000 till date
  • Member of Board of Studies, 2010 till date
  • Chair Person of Instituonal Ethics committee, AJIMS, Mangalore from 2013 to 2016
  • Member of Manipal University Ethics Committee, 2005- 2011

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Toxicity Profile of antiretroviral drug.

2005-01-01 Mary Annee Poovathingal

2005.

Evaluation of antidepressant activity of Bacopa Monneiri in mice.

2012-01-01 Pabba Sindhu

2012.

Effect of atorvastatin on learning and memory in rats.

2013-01-01 Rahul Nambiar

2013.

Evaluation of antidepressant activity of tramadol in mice.

2008-01-01 Dr Manjunath

2008.

Critical evaluation of drug promotional literature for drugs used in cardiovascular diseases

Comparison of Pattern of Antibiotic Therapy and Recurrence of Urinary Tract Infections in Women With and Without Diabetes Mellitus.

Evaluation of polyphamacy and appropriateness of prescription in geriatric patients: A cross sectional study at a tertiary are hospital

Dr. Rakesh KB

2017

Effect of Bacopa Monnieri on Ethanol-induced Anxiolysis and Withdrawal Anxiety in Wistar Rats.

Dr. Bhuvaneshwari S

2018

Evaluation of Potential Drug-Drug Interactions with Medications Prescribed to Geriatric Patients in a Tertiary Care Hospital.

Dr. Varsha Shetty

2018

Proportion of type 2 diabetic patients achieving treatment goals and a survey of patients’ attitude towards insulin initiation in patients with inadequate glycaemic control with oral anti-diabetic drugs.

Mr. Shivashankara Bhat

2019

Evaluation of patient characteristics associated with changes in serum creatinine and potassium levels following renin angiotensin system blockade: A hospital based retrospective analysis.

Mr. Somesh Jain Mr. Gaurang Garg

2019