Dr. Mohan Babu Amberkar V.

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacology


    Dr Mohan Babu Amberkar V  is currently working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology, KMC Manipal.

    He is :

    o    Involved in teaching  undergraduate and postgraduate students.

    o    Manipal University Instructor in Basic Life Support for undergraduate and postgraduate students

    o    Mentor for MBBS students

    o    Moderator for various MD seminars

    o    Pharmacovigilance coordinator for ADRs from Dept. of Medicine/ PTCD/ Neurology/ Radiotherapy, collected by the MD students.

    o    Involved in setting papers and conducting of MBBS sessional practical examinations

    o    Assists in curriculum development of pharmacology

    o    Resource person for conference & workshops

    o    Guides undergraduate students for projects

    o    Guides MD thesis and is  PhD guide

    o    Reviewer for Pubmed indexed journals.


Subject Semester / Year
Pharmacology 3rd, 4th and 5th semester


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Pharmacology Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 2007
MBBS Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum 2001


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor 05/2011 till date
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 05/2007 to 05/2011
KMC, Manipal Tutor 05/2004 to 04/2007


Area of Interest

Basic and Clinical Pharmacology , Problem Based Learning , Pharmacovigilance , Neuropharmacology

Area of Expertise

Neuropharmacology, Newer cancer tharapy modalities, Cardiovascular Pharmacology

Area of Research

Pharmacovigilance , Neuropharmacology , Basic and Clinical Pharmacology

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of American Heart Association Basic Life Support
  • Life member of Indian medical association.

Evaluation of potential anti-amnesic activities of aqueous extract of Vitex trifolia leaves against scopolamine induced amnesia and in normal rats

2015-01-01 Mohan AV Meena KK Chandrashekhar BR Pradeepa HD Christopher R Nandit PB

. J of Clin Diag Res 2015; 26(2):201-209

Cycloserine Induced Late Onset Psychosis and Ethambutol Induced Peripheral Neuropathy Associated with MDR-TB Treatment in an Indian Patient- A Rare Case Report

2015-01-01 Holla SN Amberkar MN Bhandary RP Meena KK Janardhanan M

J of Clin Diag Res 2015; 9 (2)

Acebrophylline-induced angioedema

2015-01-04 Kuriachan S Amberkar MBV Mohan MK Shahul HA Meena KK

Ind J of Pharmacol. April 2015; Vol 47 (2): 219

A retrospective study of patterns of usage of antimicrobial therapy in urinary tract infections

2015-01-01 Meena KK Amberkar MB Vethody C Mony S Venkatesh KS Thanusubramanium H

W J of Pharma Res 2015; 4 (3)

Clinical Awareness of Do’s and Don’ts of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation among University Medical Students-A Questionnaire Study

2014-01-01 Meena KK Amberkar MB Alur SS Bhat PM Bansal S

J of Clin and Diag Res 2014; 8(7): MC08-MC11

Hypersensitivity reaction associated with abacavir therapy in an Indian HIV patient - A case report.

2014-01-01 Janardhan M Amberkar MB Vidyasagar S Meena KK Holla S

Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2014; 8(9): HD01-HD02

Anything rare is possible: Letrozole induced eczematous skin eruption

2014-01-01 Tripathy A Meena KK Babu MAV Pai SB Mahesh KD

Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research 2014; 8(6): YD03-YD04.

Biologics: Role In Rheumatoid Arthritis

2014-01-01 Thanusubramanian H Amberkar MB Rao V Meena KK Kishore K

World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 2014;3(7):746-754

The effect of hyperlipidemic state on urine expression of rifampicin and its association with pulmonary tuberculosis-a prospective pilot study

2014-01-01 Madan S Meena KK Choudhry AA Kamath S Kamath A Babu MA Rao P Magazine R Ramanathan R

International Journal Of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2014;8(7):MC08-MC11

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To evaluate the clinical awareness of therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) among medical university students- A QUESTIONNAIRE SURVEY

2015-01-07 Aditya

Critical assessment and evaluation of polypharmacy in geriatric population

2015-01-04 Dahiya DS

Evaluation of anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of aqueous extract of commiphora mukul leaves in rats

2014-01-01 Tiwari E

A Study To Compare The Efficacy Of (Bupropion+ Naltrexone) Combination And Alpha Methyldopa Targeting Pro-Opiomelanocortin (POMC) Neuronal Activation In High Fat Diet Induced Obese Rats

2014-01-01 Jojo

Evaluation of heap-toprotective activities of aqueous extract of tinospora cordifolia and curcuma longa and their combination against anti-tubercular drugs induced hepatotoxicity in albino rats

2014-01-01 Avin

    Best Paper Oral Presenter Award for the paper entitled “Hepatoprotective activity of aqueous extract of Tinospora cordifolia against Anti - tubercular drugs (ATT) induced hepatotoxicity in Wistar albino rats”


    “2015 International Education Conference” as a standard presentation (oral) held on 7th and 11th June, 2015 at London, UK