Dr Rajeshwari

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacology


    • Teaches MBBS, BDS and BPT students
    • Project guide for undergraduates 
    • Member of board of studies (Dental)
    • Course co-ordinator for the BDS Course in Pharmacology


Subject Semester / Year
MBBS Third, Fourth and Fifth semesters
BDS Second year
BPT and other Allied Health Sciences Second year
MSc. Pharmacology


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Doctor of Philosophy Pharmacology Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2011
MSc (Master of Science) Medical Pharmacology Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2003


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Kasturba Medical College Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Associate Professor 01/02/2015 - Till Date
Kasturba Medical College Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Assistant Professor 2011- 31/01/2015
Kasturba Medical College Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Lecturer 2004-2011


Area of Interest

Geriatrics, Diabetes, Behavioural Studies

Area of Expertise

Geriatrics, Diabetes, Behavioural Studies

Area of Research

Geriatric Diabetes, Preclinical Antidepressant And Anxiolytic Studies, Research in Ethics

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • External expert for the progress review of PhD degree program at Yenepoya University in the year 2012 & 2013
  • Life Member of the Indian Pharmacological Society
  • Won the award of Dr.TMAPai Gold Medal for outstanding research for the year 2013.
  • Member of board of studies in Pharmacology (Dental)

Anti-Depressant Activity of Camellia Sinensis In Mice

Gopalakrishna H.N Ullal S.D Sindhu KC Nithya Ravindran

Am. J. PharmTech Res. 2012; 2(5):539-44.

Prescription pattern in non-infectious respiratory diseases – A retrospective pilot study.

Sudhanshu Sahoo Muralidhara N Amritha Rai

International Journal of Universal Pharmacy and Bio Sciences. 2013;2(5):452-6.

Do geriatrics require dose titration for antidiabetic agents?.

Adhikari P Kamath A Chowta M Ullal S

J Postgrad Med 2013;59:271-274.

Trends in drug usage among elderly with cardiovascular diseases.

Yugandhar Bethi Sowjanya Jammula Uday Kumar

Int J Basic lin Pharmacol 2014; 3(4):723-725.

Comparison of use of antidiabetic agents among geriatric and non-geriatric population.

Prabha Adhikari MR Shashidhar Kotian

Pharmacologyonline 2011;3:299-304.

Assessing renal function using Cockcroft-Gault and Modification of Diet in Renal disease Equation in Healthy South Indian Males – A pilot study.

PrabhaAhikri MR Sheetal D Ullal Ashok Shenoy K

Asian Journal of Medical Sciences 2011;2:185-189.

Comparison of clinical profile of geriatric and nongeriatric diabetic patients

Rajeshwari Shastry M R Prabha Adhikari M R S M Pai S Kotian Mukta N Chowta Sheetal Dinkar Ullal

Int J Diabetes Dev Ctries 2015;35:201-205

Anxiolytic activity of aqueous extract of Camellia sinensis in rats

Shastry R Ullal SD Karkala S Rai S Gadgade A

Indian J Pharmacol 2016;48:681-6.

Screening of Antidepressant Activity of Punica granatum in Mice

Shastry R Sharma A Sayeli V Dinkar US

Pharmacog J. 2017;9(1):27-29

Is dose titration required for antihypertensive agents in geriatric diabetic patients?

Rajeshwari Shastry Prabha M R Adhikari Sheetal D Ullal Mukta N Chowta Sahana D Acharya

Asian J Pharm Clin Res 2018;11(12):510-3

Effect of Bacopa Monnieri on Ethanol-induced Anxiolysis and Withdrawal Anxiety in Wistar Rats

Bhuvaneshwari Sudershan Mukta N Chowta Sheetal D Ullal S Rajeshwari Vinay Kumar Sayeli Sudhishma Shivaprasad Pragati Srivastava

Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 2018; 62(3):339-346

Anti-anxiety activity of Camellia sinensis in rats

Ms Shreyas K

Guided ICMR Short Term Studentship, II MBBS, 2012

Screening of antidepressant activity of Punicagranatum in mice.

Proportion of diabetes mellitus in HIV positive patients.

Effect of Punicagranatum on reversal of learned helplessness in models of depression.

Effect of Molsidomine on cognitive impairment induced by type 2 diabetes mellitus models

Knowledge and attitude about healthcare ethics among dental students