Dr Vasudev R Pai
Assistant Professor - Senior Scale
Date of Joining : 08.09.2011
Department of Pharmacognosy
CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Applies and procures grants from government and private agencies.
- Organises workshops and seminars.
Vasudev R Pai teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students in Pharmacognosy and Medicinal Plant Biotechnology.
SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
|Subject||Semester / Year|
|Remedial Biology (Theory & Lab)||First Semester BPharm|
|Pharmacognosy and Phytopharmaceuticals (Theory & Lab)||Second Year PharmD|
|Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry- I (Theory & Lab)||Fourth Semester BPharm|
|Phytochemistry||First Semester MPharm|
|Medicinal Plant Biotechnology||Second Semester MPharm|
|Indian System of Medicine||Second Semester MPharm|
|Pharmacognosy practicals-I||First Semester MPharm|
|Pharmacognosy (Theory and Lab)||First Year DPharm|
|Degree||Specialisation||Institute||Year of passing|
|M Pharm||Pharmacognosy||KLE’S College of Pharmacy, Vidyanagar, Hubli, Karnataka Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore||2009|
|Institution / Organisation||Designation||Role||Tenure|
|Department of Pharmacognosy, MCOPS Manipal||Assistant Professor||Teaching and Research||2013|
|Department of Pharmacognosy, MCOPS Manipal||Lecturer||Teaching and Research||2011|
|Sarada Vilas College of Pharmacy, Krishnamurthypuram, Mysore||Lecturer||Taught Pharmacognosy subject for Diploma in Pharmacy and B Pharm student.||2009-2011|
AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
Area of Interest
Area of Expertise
Area of Research
Pharmacological Screening and Evaluation of Potent Medicinal Plants, Standardisation of Crude Extracts, Phytochemical Screening of Medicinal Plants. Pharmacognostical evaluation, Development and Standardisation of Polyherbal Formulations.
Professional Affiliations & Contributions
- Life Member of KSPC (Karnataka State Pharmacy Council), 2003.
- Life Member of ACPI (Association of Community Pharmacists of India), 2010.
In-vitro Alpha amylase inhibition action of isolated phytoconstituent in Zanthoxylum rhetsa (Roxb) Bark
2011-01-01 Rudraprabhu V Savadi Anant Bhandarkar
Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, 2011. The study includes in vitro α-amylase inhibition action of isolated compound of Zanthoxylum rhetsa bark to evaluate hypoglycaemic effect and given the scientific evidence for the folklore uses of the medicinal plant.
History of Aspirin in Allopathy
2013-01-01 Venkatesh Kamath
International Journal of Innovative Research and Studies, 2013. This article includes the history behind Aspirin; how it came into existence as one of the important lead molecule and the various effects of aspirin.
An overview on current Strategies in Breast Cancer Therapy
2013-01-06 Cancer Dr Vasudev R Pai Aravinda Pai
Breast cancer is the most common forms of female cancers. External factors like obesity, late pregnancies or no pregnancies, use of tobacco and alcohol have increased the risk of cancer in women. Targeted therapy is new type of cancer treatment that uses drugs precisely and attaches cancer cells with minimum damage to normal cells. It is multimodality cancer treatment regimens that include chemotherapy, surgery and radiation therapy. It has limited toxicity and target cancer cells which carry specific receptors (estrogen receptor). Third generation Aromatase Inhibitors (AIs) like Exemestane are emerging as potential therapeutic agents for breast cancer.
Therapeutic Approaches in the Management of Plantar Warts by Human Papillomaviruses: A review
2013-21-12 Platar warts Dr Vasudev R Pai Venkatesh Kamath B
Warts are generally small, painless growths on the skin caused by a virus called Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). HPV are DNA viruses of the papovavirus family, there are more than 120 types already described. They are also called as verrucas; there are different types of warts, which include common warts, genital warts and plantar warts. These warts are classified based on the area they are present. Plantar warts are usually seen on the soles of the feet causing severe pain while walking or running. This article describe about the causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention methods for plantar warts.