Department of Pharmacology

Mr. Nataraj G.R
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology 
SJM College of Pharmacy, Chitradurga – 577502



  • M. Pharm - Pharmacology (2005-2007) SCS College of Pharmacy, Harapanahalli Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bengaluru : 73.92% 

  • B. Pharm (2001-2004) SJM College of Pharmacy, Chitradurga Rajiv Gandhi University Health Sciences, Bengaluru.: 64.57% 

  • D. Pharm (1999-2001) SJM College of Pharmacy, Chitradurga Board of Examining Authority, Bengaluru : 59.00% 


  • Lecturer (Oct 2009 to April 2014) at SJM College of Pharmacy, Chitradurga
  • Assistant Professor (April 2014 to till date) at SJM College of Pharmacy, Chitradurga

Teaching Experience

  • B.Pharm : 7 Years
  • Pharm D : 7 Years
  • M.Pharm : 3 Years

Research Experience : 8 Years

Area of Interest in teaching and research

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Clinical trials / Clinical Research
  • Clinical toxicology
  • Pre-clinical Research

Research Work

A. Ongoing

Title: -

Funding Agency : -

Duration : -

B. During Doctoral Studies


C. During Masters


Research Publications

Number of Publications : 08 Publications

1. Nataraj GR, Moulya MV, KN Sasidhar, Arathy SG, Sharath Kumar, Bharathi DR, Vagesh Kumar . Evaluation of prescription appropriateness in geriatric hypertensive population by using beers criteria. Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 5(4); 2015: 1475-1480.

2. Natraj G.R, Manasa .B.P,Sree Nagavalli.K, Deepthi. M, Dhruvil Patel, Abubaker Siddiq, Yogananda, Bharathi DR . Prescribing pattern of β- lactam antibiotics in peadiatric patients in a teritiary care hospital. International Journal of Advances in Pharmaceutical Research ;2(2);2014:149-156.

3. Abubaker Siddiq, Moulya M.V, Nataraj G.R, Bharathi DR The assessment of socio-economic inequalities in extra pulmonary tuberculosis patients undergoing DOTS therapy in Chitradurga region. Int J Drug Dev and Res,6(4); 2014: 167-172

4. Moulya M.V, Abubaker Siddiq, Shashank S Hosur, Nataraj G.R, Bharathi DR. The spectrum of extra pulmonary tuberculosis: A microbniological, clinical and epidermiological retrospective review in Chitradurga region

5. Swetha G, Jayadevaiah KV, Bharathi DR, Rajashekar KV, Nataraj GR, Swaroopa Ch Evaluation of analgesic and anti-inflamatory activity of stem bark of Sebsania Gradiflora (L) poir. International Journal of Universal Pharmacy And Life Sciences, 2(2); 2012: 290-298.

6. Mumtaz Mohammed Hussain M, Ishwar Bhat K, Revanasiddappa BC, Maruti T Ekbote and Natraj GR. Synthesis, Antitubercular and Anti fungal Evaluation of Novel 1,3,5-Trisubstituted Pyrozolines, Ind J. of Hetrocyclic chemistry.(2013), 22, 267-272.

7. Mumtaz Mohammed Hussain M, Ishwar Bhat K, Revannasiddappa BC and Nataraj GR, Synthesis, Antitubercular, Antibacterial and Antifungal evaluation of 2-Amino Pyrimidine Derivatives, Ind J. of Heterocyclic chemistry, (2012), 22, 159-164.

8. Nataraj G.R, Nanjappaiah H.M, Shivakumar Hugar. Evaluation of Adaptogenic Potential of Hibiscus Cannabinus in Acute Stress Induced Mice. Pharmacologyonline, 2; 2011:508-513.

Poster Presentations

Number of Presentations : Nil

Refresher / Orientation Courses

Number of Courses Attended : 04

1. Short Course in Education Methodology. Conducted by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka. 2015

2. Professional Certificate in Pharmacovigilance (2014) Catalyst®

3. Diploma in Biostatistics & Research Methodology (DBRM) (2011) GLOBAL INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, Global Educare Trust Waghodia Road, Baroda, Gujarat, INDIA. In Collaboration with Malaysia University of Science & Technology (MUST)

4. Professional Diploma in Clinical Research (PDCR®) (2010) Catalyst® Workshops/conferences Attended

Number of Workshops/Conferences attended : 12

1. Organized and Participated in a workshop on “Research Ethics” on 25th January 2016 at SJM College of Pharmacy, Chitradurga.

2. Participated as delegate in “Training and Workshop on Bioethics” SACCP, BG Nagara on 1st December 2015.

3. IACP workshop on Pharmacy practice module, Advanced Learning Series-2 (Repeat), Organised by SACP, BG Nagara, Mandya Dt. Karnataka on 29th to 31st January, 2015.

4. VGST training on Recent technique in immunomolecular diagnostics organized by Oxford College Sciences, Bangalore Jan 2013

5. 63rd IPC, Bengaluru on 16th to 18th Dec 2011

6. Symposium and workshop on “Lab Animal Sciences” on 14th-15th Nov 2011 at Bristal Myers Sqieibb India Ltd, Bengaluru

7. International seminar on “Experiential Education in Pharmacy Practice” on 10-11th Sep 2011 at JSS College of Pharmacy, Mysore

8. Recent trends in Pharmacy education- National Symposium at SJMCP, Chitradurga on 29th Nov, 2010

9. 2-week QIP program training in Pharmaceutical Education and Research” on 28th Feb to 12 March 2011 at Manipal

10. Workshop on “Clinical Pharmacokinetics: Concepts & Application” on 4th – 5th Feb 2011 at MCOPS, Manipal

11. One day seminar on “Recent Advances in Pharmaceutical Research” on 12th Oct, 2010 at SCS College of Pharmacy, Harpanahalli .

12. CPCSEA workshop for IAEC member on 9th Jan. 2010, IISC, Bengaluru

Innovations / Contributions in Teaching

a) Design of curriculum

  • Participated in Subjectwise workshop held on 27th and 28th July 2016 for Pharmacy Subjects at RGUHS Bengaluru.
  • Participated in Brainstorming sessions and Curriculum Delivery and design held in Feb- April 2016 at RGUHS, Bengaluru.
  • Participated in Pharm D course curriculum workshop entitled “Pharmacy Practice Clinicals” to define syllabus more appropriately, organized at SJM College of Pharmacy in Co-Ordination with RGUHS on 9th and 10th February 2016. Chitradurga.

b) Teaching methods

  • Course Teaching Plan is made available in the Library.
  • Learning objectives will be defined at the beginning of each class.
  • Lecture – Power point Presentations and Black Board method.
  • Group Discussions, Plenary sessions are conducted regularly.
  • Hands on training is emphasized during practical training.

c) Evaluation methods

  • Quiz in each class to assess daily progress of students.
  • Viva-Voce during practical sessions was conducted.
  • Regular Class test were conducted.

d) Preparation of resource materials including Books reading materials laboratory manuals etc

  • Lab Manual was Prepared and supplied to students.
  • Chapter wise hand outs and notes was prepared and supplied to students at the end of each chapter.

e) Remedial Teaching /student counselling (academic) :

  • Remedial teaching classes were conducted to weaker students and repeaters.
  • Counselled students with a focus to impart professionalism and improve subject knowledge during weekly practical sessions.
  • Membership of Professional Bodies:

      1. Life Member Association of Pharmacy Teachers of India (APTI).

      2. Member Karnataka State Pharmacy Council (KSPC)

      Extension work /community service:

      1. Community work such as values of National Integration, secularism, democracy, socialism, Humanism, peace, scientific temper, floor of Drought relief, family planning, Public Health AIDS, etc.

      • Organized and Participated in health awareness programmes of Dengue, Tuberculosis., Diabetes, Medication awareness, Blood donation camp etc.
      • Positions held/Leadership role played in Organizations lined with Extension work and National Service Scheme (NSS) or any other similar activity

      1. Organized and Participated in a workshop on “Research Ethics” on 25th January 2016 at SJM College of Pharmacy, Chitradurga.

      2. Appointed as NSS Program officer of SJM College of Pharmacy.

      Co-curricular activities

      Co-ordinator for Synergizers/Titrators/Extractors/Interactors/Crushers

      Enrichment of Campus Life

      Member of institutional sports and cultural


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