Dr KS Chandrashekar

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacognosy

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Chandrashekar KS teaches B Pharm and M Pharm students. He also guides postgraduate and PhD students 

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry-I (Theory & Lab) PCO-BP405T & PCO-BP409P Fourth Semester BPharm
Phytochemistry PCO-MPG103T First Semester MPharm
Medicinal Plant Biotechnology PCO-MPG201T Second Semester MPharm
Pharmacognosy practicals II PCOMPG205P Second Semester MPharm
Pharmacognosy (Theory & Lab) 1.3 First Year DPharm

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Rajiv Gandhi Unversity of Health Sciences, Bangalore 2005
MPharm Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal 1997
BPharm Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal 1995

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
NGSM Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Mangalore Associate Professor Taught D Pharm, B Pharm, M Pharm and Guided M. Pharm, PhD students. 13 years

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Area of Expertise

Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Area of Research

Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Indian Pharmaceutical Association, 1998.
  • Life Member of Indian Council of Chemist, 2003.

Phytochemical studies of Phyllanthus debilis

2004-01-01 D Satyanarayana EVS Subrahmanyam A B Joshi

Natural Product Sciences, 2004. The objective of the present study is to carry out the phytochemical investigation of the whole plant of Phyllanthus debilis; various triterpenoids and steroids have been isolated.

Antimicrobial efficacy of essential oils of Cymbopogon species

2004-01-01 AB Joshi

Indian Purfumer, 2004. The objective of the present study is to screen the antimicrobial efficacy of essential oils of Cymbopogon species. The essential oil has shown significant activity.

Isolation and characterisation of Indole alkaloids from the flowers of Ervatemia coroneria

2004-01-01 AB Joshi D Satyanarayana EVS Subrahmanyam

Natural Product Sciences, 2004. The objective of the present study is the isolation and characterisation of Indole alkaloids from the flowers of Ervatemia coroneria. Various indole alkaloids were identified based on spectral data.

Anti-inflammatory activity of the flowers of Tabarnaemontana divericata

2004-01-01 AB Joshi D Satyanarayana

Indian drugs, 2004. The objective of the present study is to carry out the anti-inflammatory activity of the flowers of Tabarnaemontana divericata. The result revealed that the drug exhibited significant anti-inflammatory activity.

Flavonoid glycoside from Leucas lavandulaefolia

2005-01-01 D Satyanarayana AB Joshi

Asian Journal of Chemistry, 2005. The objective of the present study is to isolate Flavonoid glycoside from Leucas lavandulaefolia. Novel flavonoid glycoside has been isolated and identified based on spectral data.

Analgesic and anti-inflammatory activities of Phyllanthus debilis whole plant

2005-01-01 D Satyanarayana AB Joshi

Pharmaceutical Biology, 2005. . The objective of the present study is to screen analgesic and anti-inflammatory activities of Phyllanthus debilis whole plant. The result revealed that the Phyllanthus debilis whole plant exhibited significant Analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity.

Flavonoid glycoside from Leucas lavandulaefolia

2005-01-01 AB Joshi D Satyanarayana EVS Subrahmanyam

Indian Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry, 2005. The objective of present study is the isolation and characterisation of Flavonoid glycoside from Leucas lavandulaefolia. The result revealed that the novel flavonoid glycoside was isolated and was confirmed based on spectral analysis.

Chemical composition and anthelmintic activity of essential of three cymbopogon species of South Canara, India

2006-01-01 AB Joshi

Journal of Saudi Chemical Society, 2006. The objective of present study is to study the chemical composition and anthelmintic activity of essential of three Cymbopogon species of South Canara. The result revealed that the oil exhibited significant anthelmintic activity

Analgesic activity of Leucas lavendulaefolia Rees

2005-01-01 D Satyanarayana A.B.Joshi

Indian drugs, 2005. The objective of present study was to carry out Analgesic activity of Leucas lavendulaefolia Rees. The result revealed that the Leucas lavendulaefolia Rees exhibited significant Analgesic activity.

Hepatoprotective activity of the Leucas lavandulaefolia on D-galactosamine – induced hepatic injury in rats

2007-01-01 AB Joshi Prasanna KS

Fitoterapia, 2007. The objective of the present study is to carry out the Hepatoprotective activity of the Leucas lavandulaefolia on D-galactosamine – induced hepatic injury in rats. The result revealed that the drug exhibited significant hepatoprotective activity.

Phytochemical Investigation and screening for antimicrobial activity of stem bark of Lawsonia inermis Linn

2009-01-01 Kajal Bhavsar

2009-2010 . Chemical Investigation of the stem bark of Lawsonia inermis led to the isolation of Docosanoic acid, Campesterol, Hydroxy methyl cyclopenteneone, Methyl pentadecanoate. Ethanolic extract was screened for antibacterial activity against gram positive and neagtive bacteria. The extract showed significant activity.

Phytochemical Investigation of Root bark of plant Carissa spinarum Linn

2009-01-01 Suman

2009-2010, . Chemical investigation of the root bark of C. spinarum led to the isolation of n-octadecanoic acid, 17-hydroxy-11-oxo-nor-β-amyrone, Methyl pentadecanoate, n-eicosane and n-hexacosane from Petroleum ether extract, Campesterol and Stigmasterol from ethyl acetate extract and Lupeol and Ursolic acid from chloroform extract.

Pharmacognostical, Phytochemical and Pharmacological Studies of the stem bark of Bauhinia purpurea L

2011-01-01 Daksha Gupta

2011-2012. This thesis describes the pharmacognostic study, isolation and characterisation of phytoconstituents from stem bark of Bauhinia purpurea L. Finally, pharmacological activities (i.e. antioxidant, anthelmintic, anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory and anticancer activity) of isolated individual compounds and methanolic, petroleum ether and aqueous extracts of stem bark of Bauhinia purpurea L.

Exploring alkaloids from plants for different therapeutic areas

2012-01-01 Sheethal Putran

2012-2013 . 50 plants extracts were selected for alkaloid enrichment procedure. They were short listed based on the activity results and one plant Barleria was selected for further isolation. The whole plant was extracted with organic solvent and bioactivity guided isolation of active molecules were carried out.

Development of polyherbal formulation and its evaluation for the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

2013-01-01 Yamini D

2013-2014 . The objective of the study is to prepare and investigate the polyherbal formulation of Ashwagandha, Jatamansi, Piper longum, Centella asiatica extract in Alzheimer’s disease. The in-vitro models used are Acetyl cholinesterase inhibition assay, Inhibition of Albumin denaturation assay (anti-inflammatory) and DPPH free radical scavenging assay (Antioxidant). In-vivo models used is Morris water maize assay.