Dr. Shivaprakash G.

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacology


    Dr Shivaprakash G, Department of Pharmacology, KMC Manipal.


    • Teaches Undergraduate and Postgraduate students.
    • Member of Institutional Ethics Committee KMC-KH, Manipal.
    • Guides MD student theses and projects.
    • Member for Safety and sentinel committee, KMC, Manipal.
    • Moderates seminars, journals club presentations by postgraduates.
    • Mentors undergraduate students in carrying out research projects.
    • Coordinator, Pharmacovigilance.


Subject Semester / Year
Pharmacology 3rd, 4th and 5th semester


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Pharmacology Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 2008
MBBS Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Bangalore University 2002


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor May 2014 till date
KMC, Mangalore Associate Professor 06/2012 to May 2014
KMC, Mangalore Assistant Professor 05/2008 to 06/2012
KMC, Mangalore Tutor 05/2005 to 04/2008

To study the impact of different levels of cognition and health literacy status on frequency, severity and outcomes of adverse drug reactions in adult patients on anti-cancer treatment

Vishal Gupta Shivaprakash G

'Assess the frequency and severity of adverse drug reactions due to errors in drug intake at a tertiary care hospital'

Praveen Shivaprakash G

ICMR funded

'To study the impact of different levels of cognition and health literacy status on frequency, severity and outcomes of adverse drug reactions in adult patients on anti-cancer treatment.'

Vishal Gupta Shivaprakash G

ICMR funded


Area of Interest

Teaching Pharmacology Subjects

Area of Expertise

Teaching Pharmacology

Area of Research

Research Activities In Diabetes, Antioxidants, Analgesia, Anxiety

Professional Affiliations & Contributions


  •  Awarded the best outgoing post graduate student for the year 2008 from Department of Pharmacology, KMC, Mangalore, Manipal University, on 20th march 2009.
  • The distinction of securing first rank in Diploma course in Clinical research Dec 2010 Batch by Catalyst Clinical Services, India.
  • Indian National Science Academy awarded for the year 2021.

Work Experience

Organisation Role Tenure
Involved in more than 30 global and national Clinical Trials. Co-Investigator 2009-2013


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Olanzapine versus aprepitant for the prophylaxis of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in breast cancer patients receiving doxorubicin-cyclophosphamide regimen: A prospective, nonrandomized, open-label study

Indian J Pharmacol. 2017;49(6):451–457 Shivaprakash G et al.,

Acute dystonia with metoclopramide: A common manifestation of its unscientific use in India!

Indian J Pharmacol. 2019;51(5):357–358 Bhattacharjee D Shivaprakash G et al.,

New Drugs and Clinical Trial Rules 2019, What is New? Our Views from Ethical Perspective

J Assoc Physicians India. 2019;67(10):75–76. Shivaprakash G Pallavi LC

Effect of Piper betel Leaf Extract in Alzheimer’s Disease

Biomed. & Pharmacol. J.2019; 12(3): 1425-1431 Shreeraksha Upadhyaya, Shivaprakash Gangachannaiah et al.,

Association of health literacy and cognition levels with severity of adverse drug reactions in cancer patients: a South Asian experience

Int J Clin Pharm. 2020 Aug;42(4):1168-1174 Gupta V, Shivaprakash Gangachannaiah et al.,

Amelioration of Methotrexate-Induced Testicular Toxicity in Rats by Two Varieties of Coconut Water: Effect on Sperm Characters, Oxidative Stress and Testosterone Levels

Journal of Natural Remedies. 2021 Apr 17;21(2):133-40 Ommurugan B, Shivaprakash Gangachannaiah at al.,

Elizabeth Shivaprakash G

" Evaluation of Antioxidant potential of Costus igneus methanol induced peroxidative damage in albino rats". Manipal University Funded

Punya Suvarna Shivaprakash G

" Can metabotropic glutamate receptor 7 (mGluR 7) be a novel target for both acute and chronic analgesia?" Manipal University Funded

Punya Suvarna Shivaprakash G

"Assessment of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice towards Post Exposure Prophylaxis(PEP) for HIV among Healthcare Workers(HCWs) at a Tertiary care hospital" Manipal University Funded

    Assessment of Attitude and Practice towards Post Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV among Healthcare Workers at a Tertiary Care Hospital


    Won a prize -Session Winner under the category -Public Health: Occupational Medicine at 22nd Edition of ISCOMS – the International Student Congress of (bio) Medical Sciences, University Medical Center of Groningen in the Netherlands held on 3 June 2015 for the poster