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


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