Dr Veena Nayak

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacology


    Dr Veena Nayak, Department of Pharmacology, KMC Manipal.

    She :

    • Teaches undergraduate  and post graduate students
    • Develops curriculum and practical records
    • Provides academic counselling to students
    • Guides undergraduate and postgraduate research
    • Provides Basic Life Support training to undergraduates
    • Is an member of pharmacovigilance committee
    • Is a resource person for workshops.


Subject Subject code Semester
Pharmacology MBBS 3rd to 5th semesters
Pharmacology MD


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Pharmacology JN Medical College, Belgaum 2007
MBBS JJM Medical College, Davangere 2001


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor 06/2011 till date
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 10/2007 to 06/2011
K S Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore Assistant Professor 06/2007 to 10/2007


Area of Interest

Pharmacovigilance , Pharmacoeconomics , Psychopharmacology

Area of Expertise


Area of Research

Pharmacovigilance , Pharmacoeconomics , Psychopharmacology

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Indian Pharmacological Society, 2005.
  • Life Member of Indian Medical Association, 2009.  

Oxidative stress in schizophrenia patients with and without diabetes mellitus

2013-01-01 Nayak V Bambrana V Yaparthy N

Asian Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2013, 3(18), 29-32.

Antiamnesic and Neuroprotective Effects of low dose of ramipril and losartan in scopolamine-induced amnesia

2013-01-01 Deb D Nayak V Bairy KL Rao MKG Shetty J Hegde MV Koshy SS

RJPBCS, 2013, 4(1):1174-1181.

Cross sectional study to know the prevalence of liver dysfunction , anaemia and metabolic syndrome in the koraga community in udupi district of South Karnataka India

2013-01-01 Mungli P Shetty JK Vanishree B Sharma V Nagalakshmi Y Devareamane V Bhandary PV Nayak V

Int J AJ Inst Med Sci, 2013, 2(1) :3-12.

A comparative study between yakshagana artists and healthy controls for antioxidant markers and liver function parameters

2012-01-01 Vanishree B Sharma V Nagalakshmi Y Devaramane V Nayak V

IJHSR, 2012, 2(1):50-56.

Effect of atorvastatin ,simvastatin lovastatin on animal models of epilepsy: A comparative study

2012-01-01 Nayak V Devaramane V Bhandary PV Ramanan H Thomas AT

IJCRR, 2012, 4(11):30-33.

Hepato-protective activity of plectranthus amboinicus against paracetamol induced hepatotoxicity in rats

2012-01-01 Shenoy S Kumar H Thasma Nayak V Prabhu K Pai P Warrier I Somayaji VM Bairy KL Kishore A

IJPCS 2012, 1(2):32-38.

Pharmacovigilance: workshop for undergraduate medical students

2012-01-01 Mohan L Chogtu B Bairy KL Nayak V

IJHSR, 2012, 2(1): 153-156.

Hepato-protective activity of aloe vera gel against paracetamol induced hepatotoxicity in albino rats

2011-01-01 Nayak V Joshi C Rao SS Madhav NM Bairy KL


Teaching of critical analysis of drug advertisements to medical students

2011-15-04 Nayak V Chogtu B Adiga S Bairy KL


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Glaucoma- Prescribing pattern and cost analysis

2014-01-01 Krishna Montirekha

Seventh semester Studying the prescription pattern and cost effective medication for glaucoma.

Effect of Kava thirg, manthan and pongu oil on burn wound healing in wistar rats

2014-01-01 Dr Shabari Anand

MSc Pharmacology. To study the effect of three siddha medications on wound healing.

Effect of fluroquinolones on blood glucose level in euglycemic rats

2014-01-01 Rajeshwari

MSc Pharmacology. To study the effect of three siddha medications on wound healing.

Comparison of different statins on acute and chronic models of epilepsy

2014-01-01 Poornima BM

MSc Pharmacology. To study the effect of statins on seizures.

Comparison of adrenergic blockers on excision wound healing in wistar rats

2014-01-01 Manohar B

MSc Pharmacology. To study the effect of beta blockers on wound healing.

Management of alcohol withdrawal: A prospective study

2014-01-01 Praveen

MSc Pharmacology. To study prescription pattern of alcohol withdrawal states.