It is the backbone of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The course
provides an in-depth knowledge about screening of drugs, drug
action at molecular level, adverse effects, dosage etc.
Experiments on laboratory animals help understanding the
nuances better. A state of the art Animal House cum breeding
centre supports the needs of the Department (registered with
CPCSEA). The over arching theme of research in the
department is to discover the fundamental mechanisms related to
drug actions and thus to strengthen research potentials. The
major research areas of department includes
psycho pharmacology and screening of novel drug sources,
screening folklore plants & flora of Uttarakhand to name a few.