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B.V.Sc. & A.H. M.V.Sc.,
Pharmacology and Toxicology Division,

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Mobile No.: 7417957533

Field of Specialization Cardiovascular Toxicology Total Research Papers 15
No. Patents Granted / Filed 0 Total No. of Book / Manual 0
No. of M.V.Sc. Student Guided 0 No. of PhD Student Guided 0
Present Number of M.V.Sc. Student 0 Present Numberof PhD Student 0

Top 10 Research Papers

  • Kesavan, M., Sarath, T.S., Kannan, K,, Suresh, S., Gupta, P., Vijayakaran, K., Sankar, P., Kurade, N.P., Mishra,S. K., Sarkar, S.N. 2014, Atorvastatin restores arsenic-induced vascular dysfunction in rats: Modulation of nitric oxide signaling and inflammatory mediators . Toxicol.Appl. Pharmacol.,280:107-116.
  • Vijayakaran,K Kannan, K., Kesavan, M., Suresh,S., Sankar, P., Tandan, S.K., Sarkar. S.N., (2104). Arsenic reduces the antipyretic activity of paracetamol in rats: Modulation of brain COX-2 activity and CB1 receptor expression. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology 3 7 :438–447
  • Vijayakaran,K, Kesavan,M., Kannan, K., Sankar, P., Tandan, S.K., Sarkar. S.N. 2014. Arsenic decreases antinociceptive activity of paracetamol: Possible involvement of serotonergic and endocannabinoid receptors. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology, DOI: 10.1016/j.etap.2014.07.001
  • Sankar,P., Telang , A.G., Suresh ,S., Kesavan, M., Kannan, K., Ramya,K., Sarkar, S.N. 2013. Immunomodulatory effects of nanocurcumin in arsenic-exposed rats. International Immunopharmacology, 17: 65–70.
  • Sankar, P., Telang , A.G., Ramya, K., Vijayakaran.K., Suresh ,S., Kesavan, M. 2013. Oral nanoparticulate curcumin combating arsenic-induced oxidative damage in kidney and brain of rats. Toxicol. Ind. Health. 1-12. DOI: 10.1177/0748233713498455.
  • Manjunathachar, H.V., Saravanan, B.C., Tiwari, A.K., Sankar, M., Raina, O.K., Gupta, S.C., Balaraju, B.L., Kesavan,M. 2013. Molecular characterisation of Ag2 gene of Taenia solium of bareilly isolate. J. Vet. Parasitol.,27:100-104.
  • Sankar, P., Telang , A.G., Ramya, K., Vijayakaran.K., Kesavan, M., Sarkar, S.N. 2013. Effects of nanoparticle-encapsulated curcumin on arsenic-induced liver toxicity in rats. Environmental toxicology. Environment. Toxicol., DOI: 10.1002/tox.21940


  • Ten (10) Gold medals in BVSc &AH for outstanding performance in following subjects: Animal nutrition, Veterinary Parasitology, Veterinary pharmacology, Veterinary surgery, Veterinary internal medicine, Veterinary epidemiology, Poultry science, Livestock production and management, Livestock products technology and dairy technology, Veterinary public Health and Best BVSc &AH student award.
  • Alembic’s Mceft merit award for class second position during BVSc &AH.
  • Best clinical paper presentation and Best presentation award for “Treatment of repeat breeding syndrome in a crossbred cow by Ovsynch programme” in TANUVAS-INTAS NEOVET international Food animal clinical case conference (Aug,2009)
  • University funded Externship program at Virginia- Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg, VA, USA for 45 days during last year of BVSc &AH degree(Aug-Sep 2010)
  • Junior Research Fellowship of Indian council of Agricultural Research for pursuing MVSc program (September 2011– August 2013)
  • ICAR-International Fellowship for pursuing PhD programme abroad (declined). (Sep,2013)
  • DST-INSPIRE fellowship for pursuing PhD in India (October 2013)
  • Best student award of IVRI – Bronze medal (November 2013)


  • Indian Society of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology
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