Location
Dr. TP Ganesan Auditorium, SRMIST
National Workshop
12th-13th December 2023
Main Conference
14th-16th December 2023
3rd Slab
Till 5th December 2023

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME

MAIN CONFERENCE PROGRAM 14th to 16th December, 2023

Scientific Programme focuses on transforming healthcare through innovation and enterprises, all of which are underpinned by excellent scientific feast. We believe that the combination of education, science, research, networking and socializing will make IPSCON 2023, Chennai, India another memorable event.

14th December, 2023
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53rd Annual National Conference of Indian Pharmacological Society (IPSCON 2023)

Day 1- 14th December 2023, Dr T P Ganesan Auditorium , SRMIST, Kattankulathur

Main Hall ( Prof.KP Bhargava Hall )

Mini Hall 1 ( Prof. Ranjit Roy Choudhary Hall )

Mini Hall 2 ( Prof. Lalitha Kameswaran Hall )

Session 1

9.00 am - 9.15 am

 Theme address of IPSCON 2023

Exploring Horizons: Pharmacologists Shaping the Nation : Prof Dr Y K Gupta, Chief advisor, Scientific Commiitee, IPSCON 2023, President AIIMS, Jammu

9.15 am- 9.30 am

Distinguished lecture

NexGen Pharmacologists- career options- pitching for progress : Dr Nilima Arun Kshirsagar, Emeritus Scientist, Chairperson SAG BMS, Member SAB, ICMR, Member DTAB, Chairperson FDC Subcommittee, Govt of India

9.35 am - 10.00 am

Oration : Dr N S Dhalla Oration ,Topic- Sodium Glucose Co-transporter (SGLT), A novel drug target for heart failure : Dr Sanjay K Banerjee, Department of Biotechnology, NIPER, Guwahati

Oration : Prof B N Ghosh Oration-Does GSK3 & mTOR have the immunomodulatory effect in an Experimental Model of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?"- Dr Ajay Prakash, Associate Professor, Dept of Pharmacology, PGIMER, Chandigarh

Dr S C Lahiri Orations : Post conditioning as protective startergy for Ischemic Reperfusion -induced injury- where we have reached? - Dr Nirmal Singh, Professor and Former Head, Punjabi Universsity, Patiala

10.00 am-10.15 am

Lead Talk 1

Chairpersons: Prof Y K Gupta, President , Dept of Pharmacology,AIIMS, Jammu, Prof Dr. M. Kulanthaiammal , Prof & Head, Stanely Medical College, Chennai

IUPHAR Interactions with India, how to proceed ? : Dr Bikash Medhi, IUPHAR co-opted member of executive committee

Symposium : sposnored by Ministry of AYUSH, supported by Patanjali Research Foundation

Title of Symposium :Integration of ancient ayurvedic wisdom with modern medicine Chairperson :Dr Dinesh B , Ex-Scientist G, NIN, ICMR

 Speaker 1:Introduction and role of AYUSH in integrative medicne: Dr Rabinarayan Acharya,Director, Central Counsil for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences Speaker 2: Dr Anurag Vasheny, Vice-President and Head, Patanjali Research Foundation Speaker 3: Dr Sunil Kumar Dubey, GM, R&D, Emami Ltd Speaker 4: Dr Yang, IUPHAR Speaker 5: Pharmacological Validation of Herbal – Experience –Experiment & Exploration by Dr Vandana Singh MD, ICMR-RAIII, Research Scientist,India

Symposium: Innovation and Enterpreneurship : Moving beyond traditional pathways

Chairpersons: Dr R. Kavitha . Professor & Head, Dept of Pharmacology, SRIHER, Chennai. Dr Shiv Prakash Rathnam, CEO, Synchron Research Services

Speaker1: Enterpreneurship as a career : Dr Shantanu Patil, Associate Director, DEI, SRMIST, Speaker 2: Venture Fundamentals: Dr Ananth Kumar, Chief Innovation Officer, DEI Speaker 3: From an idea to commercialisation : Protecting your IP along the journey : Vijay Rathan Lingaa, Technology advisor, CIAP, DEI, SRMIST Speaker 4: My journey as a Start up founder : Tarun Gupta , CEO, VaidyaRx

10.15 am-10.30 am

Lead Talk 2

Early Phase Clinical Trials - the challenges and way forward - Indian Perspective: Dr Kiran Marthak, Director, Medical Affairs, Phase-1 and Regulatory Affairs, Veeda Clinical Research Pvt Ltd,India

10.30 am -10.45 am

Lead Talk 3

Fetal Pharmacology: Dr Santanu K Tripathi, Ex-Professor and Head, School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata

10.45 am - 11. 00 am

Lead Talk 4

Liposomal Amphotericin B in saline suspension-the only drug to treat MDR fungal infections viz.Candida auris and Aspergillus: Dr. Jitendra N Verma. Founder, Chief Scientific Officer & Mangaing Director, Life care innovations

11.00 am-11.30 am

Interactive Tea Break

Main Hall (Prof. KP Bhargava Hall )

Mini Hall 1 ( Prof. Ranjit Roy Choudhary Hall )

Mini Hall 2 (Prof.Lalitha Kameswaran Hall )

Session 2

 11.30 am - 1.30 pm

Symposium Session in collaboration with Indian Council of Medical Research , sponsored by Akums Drugs & Pharmaceutical Ltd

Title of the Symposium : Therapeutics on rare diseases: Challenges, roadmaps, initiatives in India Chair person: Prof Reeta K H , Professor, AIIMS, New Delhi, Prof K Subramaniyan, Professor of General Medicine, SRM MCH&RC

Speaker 1: Introductory remarks and setting up the session : Prof Dr Y K Gupta, President, Dept of Pharmacology, AIMMS, Jammu ( 10 mins) Speaker 2. Redefining Indian approach to find and access treatment for patients with rare diseases : Dr Alok Bhattacharya, Prof & Head, Dept, Dept of Biology, Ashoka University (20 mins) Speaker 3.Barriers involved in hydroxyurea therapy for sickle cell diaseases in India: Dr Harpreet Kaur, Scientist G, ICMR ( 20 mins) Speaker 4: Policy directions, initiative and role of ICMR in combating rare diseases- Dr Monika Pahuja- Scientist D, ICMR, Speaker 5. Advancements and innovations of Akums in rare diseases : Mr DC Jain, Akums Drugs & Pharmaceuticals limited (Akums) (20 mins)

Symposium

Title of the Symposium : Digital technologies: A force multiplier in Medical Care Chair persons : Dr Shantanu Patil, Associate Director, DEI, SRM IST,  Dr Maneesh Paul, CEO, Microvioma ,

 Symposium - Speaker 1. Adopting and adapting to digital technologies in healthcare: Dr Jaya Shankar Kaushik, Addl Professor & HOD, Dept of Pediatrics, AIIMS, Guwahati ( 20 mins) Speaker 2. Digital platform and harnessing digital tech for medical support: Col Prafull Mohan, Prof Pharamacology : Classified specialist in pharmacology and clinical pharmacology (20 mins) Speaker 3. Digital health: Caveat emptor A case for caution: Dr Pooja Gupta, Addl professor, Faculty-In-Charge, Computer facility, AIIMS, New Delhi (20 mins) Speaker 4. Digital Health Platforms: Your health in your phone: Mr Tarun Gupta, Health Tech Entrepreneur, CEO, SiCureMi Healthcare Technologies Pvt Ltd - (20 mins) Panel discussion : All speakers Moderator : Dr Shantanu Patil

Symposium

Title of the Symposium : NextGen CNS Pharmacology and Therapeutics Chairpersons: , Prof N R Biswas, The Vice Chancellor, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Dr Sneha Ambwani, Professor & Head, AIIMS, Jodhpur

Speaker 1. Modulating epigenetics to protect the post-stroke brain: Prof. Raghu Vemuganti, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine Speaker2. Pharmacological Interventions Targeting Transient Receptor Potential (TRP) channels in CNS disorders: Current and Future Perspective: Prof. Shyam S. Sharma, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, NIPER, Mohali, Punjab, INDIA Speaker 3.Targeting cGAS-STING Signaling in Ischemic Stroke: A new avenue for drug discovery: Dr Ravinder K Kaundal, Department of Pharmacology, NIPER Raebareli, UP Speaker 4. Targeting Synaptic Plasticity through NMDA Receptor Modulation in Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Dr Ashok K Datusalia, Department of Pharmacology, NIPER Speaker 5.Pharmacological Interventions Targeting Autophagy and Mitochondrial Biogenesis in Neuropathy: Dr Ashutosh Kumar,Assistant Prof. NIPER, Mohali Speaker 6: Critical Apraisal of CNS targets and their translational limitations to clinical studies: Dr Ajay Prakash, Associate Prof, PGIMER, Chandigarh

1.30 pm - 2.15 pm

Lunch

2.30 pm - 3.15 pm

Inugural Ceremony - IPSCON 2023, Main Hall , Dr TP Ganesan Auditorium

Session 3

3.30 pm - 5.15 pm

Symposium sponsor: National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS), Orchid Pharma Ltd, Bugswork Research) in collaboration with Global Antibiotic Research and Developement Programme

Symposium : Fighting Antimicrobial Resistance, Surveillance to access through technology and partnership Chair Person: Prof Dr Y K Gupta, President- AIIMS ,Jammu, Prof K V Leela, HOD, Microbiology,SRM MCH&RC

Speaker 1. AMR: a hidden silent pandemic and strategies for preparedness: Prof Dr Y K Gupta,Principal Advisor India Strategy Development –Global Antibiotics Research and Development , President AIIMS, Jammu Speaker 2. Global perspective of AMR and role of GARDP Innovation, new antibiotic introduction and ensuring access to antibiotics: Dr Jennifer Cohn, Director, Global access, GARDP Speaker 3. Building Evidence towards Policy and Practice in AMR : Dr Sujith Chandy, Director, ICARS Speaker 4. Digital platform for AMR surveillance: Dr Maneesh Paul, CEO, Microvioma, Bengaluru Speaker 5.Fighting Antimicrobial Resistance, Surveillance to access through technology & partnership - Dr Jitendra N Verma, Founder CEO & MD, Lifecare Innovations Speaker 6. Preserving Efficacy, Advancing Solutions: A Holistic Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance- Dr N Kumarasamy, Director , VHS Infectious Medical Hospital , Chennai Speaker 7. Discovery of BWC0977 - A novel broad-spectrum antibiotic to treat multidrug-resistant infections: Dr Vasan K Sambandamurthy, Senior Vice President - Global Strategy & Operations, Bugworks Speaker 8: Lena Robra, Head of academics enagagement, Consulate General of Switzerland

Interactive session

Leaders: Dr Subhadeep Sinha, Dr Sauren Das, Dr Prafull Mohan, Dr Pristely Vivek Kumar, Dr Thirunavukarasu , Dr Shambo Samrat Samajdar

Career opporutnites for pharmacologists: A special session on opportunities for students in academia and Industry : Moderator- Prof R Arunkumar, Prof & Head, Dept of Pharmacology, Chettinadu Academy of Education and Research

Symposium: sponsored by Hetero Biopharma

Chair persons: Prof Dr Santanu K Tripathi, Ex-Professor and Head, School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata,Dr Kiran Marthak, Director, Medical Affairs, Phase-1 and Regulatory Affairs, Veeda Clinical Research Pvt Ltd

 Speaker 1: Clinical Development and regulatory considerations of Insulin biosimilars - Dr Rakesh Patel, Speaker 2: Clinical development and consideration of biosimilars- Dr Pankaj Thakur Speaker 3: Clinical development of vaccines - Dr Prabhakar reddy, Professor NIMS, Hyderabad, Speaker 4: Regulatory , bioanalytical and pharmacovigilance considerations of Biosimilars - Dr Subhadeep Sinha, Vice President & Head, Global Clinical ,medical and Pharmacovigilance, Hetero Groups

5.30 pm - 6.30 pm

Cultural Programme

6.30 pm - 8.30 pm

Welcome dinner

15th December, 2023
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53rd Annual National Conference of Indian Pharmacological Society (IPSCON 2023)

Day 2- 15th December 2023, Dr T P Ganesan Auditorium , SRMIST, Kattankulathur

Main Hall ( Prof.KP Bhargava Hall )

Mini Hall 1 ( Prof. Ranjit Roy Choudhary Hall )

Mini Hall 2 ( Prof. U K Seth Hall )

Session 1

9.00 am-10.40 am

Symposium

Vaccine Harmony: Safeguarding children and adults - A Sanofi sponsored symposium Chair person:Prof Dr Y K Gupta, President, AIIMS, Jammu, Dr Ramachandra Bhat, Director, Institute of Pharmacology, Madras Medical College,

Speaker 1:Vaccines: An introduction, Dr Swati Choudhary, Franchise Medical Lead, Sanofi Vaccine. Speaker 2: Overview of Respiratory Diseases- Focus on Influenza and RSV: Dr Kuharaj Mahenthiran, Medical Head, India & Partner Markets- Sanofi, I
Speaker 3 : Innovations in Vaccine Development:
Dr Mandeep Singh Dhingra , Global Head Clinical Franchise - Global Clinical Development Strategy – Vaccines

9.00 am - 11.00 am

Session Sponsor: Hetero Biopharma

Symposium : Drug
Development planning and process in Generic pharma Chairpersons: Prof. Santanu K Tripathi,
Ex-Professor and Head, School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata Dr Reeta KH, Professor, Dept of Pharmacology, AIIMS, New Delhi

Speaker 1: API development - Chemical Generics - Considerations for Inhouse development , Speaker 2:  Intellectual property considerations in product Development planning- Dr. Vijay Nasare, Vice President and Global Head- Intellectual property management (IPM), Hetero Labs Speaker 3: Formulation R&D and Scaleup- Dr.Santanu Chakrabarty, Senior VO and Head of Product Development, Viatris Speaker 4: Preclinical Studies in Drug Development- Dr. BC Roy, Vice President and Test Facility Head, Edara Research Foundation, Hyderabad Speaker 5: Clinical Development Strategies- Dr.Shubhadeep
Sinha, Sr.Vice President, Clinical Development and Medical Affairs, Hetero Panel Discussion - Product Development- CMC, preclinical and Clinical Considerations-1) Product ideation, prioritization,
selection
2) B2B and B2C considerations
3) Preclinical considerations
4) Clinical Trial planning and outsourcing
Panellists- 
1. Adhi Keshavan Ramanjulu, Vice President, New Product Development & Procurement, Linux Laboratories, Chennai
2. Vijay Nasare, Vice President, Global Head- Intellectual Property Management, Hetero Labs, Hyderabad
3. Pawan Bhusari, CEO, Abiogenesis CRO, Hyderabad
4. Dr. Atoshi Mukherjee, Test Facility Head, Vivo Biotech, Hyderabad

9.00 am-10.20 am

Panel Discussion

Moderator: Dr Subhrojyoti Bhowmick: Clinical Director, Peerless Hospital and B K Roy Research Centre, Kolkatta,

Medication errors in Intensive care unit : Challenges and way forward to ensure patient safety , Panelists: Dr Arindam Kar, Addl Director, Critical Care Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital, Mumbai, Dr Shajahan .O.M, Consultant Clinical Pharmacologist, Associate Clinical Administrator, Vijaya Medical & Educational Trust, Dr V.P Chandrasekaran, Chief Operating Officer, SRM Global Hospitals, Head, Dept of Emergency Medicine, SRM MCH&RC, Dr T. Nirmal Fredrick, Managing DIrector, Nirmals' Eye Hospital, Tambaram

10.20 am- 10.40 am

Special Talk

Chairpersons: Dr J S Kumar, Professor & Head, Dept of General Medicine, SRM MCH&RC, Dr N K Manjunath, Professor, ACTREC, Mumbai

SGLT2 inhibitors- exploring the new avenues of SGLT2 inhibitors: Type 2 DM and beyond: Dr Karunashree, Addl professor, AIIMS, Kalyani

10.40 am- 11.00 am

Lead Talk 4

Chair person: Prof Dr Y K Gupta, President, AIIMS, Jammu, Prof Dr Vairamani M, Dean, School of Bioengineering, SRMIST

From 2D cell culture to 3D spheroids and organoids as tool for health research : Prof Rana P Singh, Professor , Life Sciences, Jawarhalal Neheru Univuersity, New Delhi

10.40 am- 11.00 am

Special Talk

Ameliorative potential of vit-D in pulmonary arterial hypertension via ACE-2/Ang1-7/Mas R Axis: An in vitro and animal trial : Dr Harlokesh Narayan Yadav, Addl Professor, AIIMS, New Delhi.

11.00 am- 11.30 am

INTERACTIVE TEA BREAK

Main Hall (Prof. KP Bhargava Hall )

Mini Hall 1 ( Prof.Ranjit Roy Choudhary Hall )

Mini Hall 2 (Prof. Lalitha Kameswaran Hall)

Session 2

 11.30 am - 1.30 pm

Symposium : Sponsored by Eversana in collaboration with Indian Pharmacopoea Commission

Enhancing the Standards and Safety of Pharmaceuticals
and Medical Devices for Rational Therapeutics : Chairperson: Dr Vivek Ahuja, Senior Vice President-Global Delivery Excellence, Strategy & Growth (Pharmacovigilance), EVERSANA Prof Madhuram, Prof & Head, Shri Sathya Sai Medical College & research Institute,

Introductory Talk: Building a robust healthcare system in India- Role of Indian Pharmacopoeia commission- Prof Dr Y K Gupta, President AIIMS, Jammu, Speaker 1: The Pharmacovigilance programme of India: An update on developments :Dr Jai Prakash, Senior Principal Scientific Officer, IPC, Ghaziabad. Speaker 2: Elevating Safety: Exploring the latest breakthroughs in Pharmacovigilance : Dr Vivek Ahuja, Senior Vice President-Global Delivery Excellence, Strategy & Growth (Pharmacovigilance), EVERSANA Speaker 3:Significance of ADR monitoring centre in success of PvPI and MvPI: Dr Ramachandra Bhat, Director, Institute of Pharmacology, Madras Medical College Speaker 4 : Risk Management of Medical products: Dr Jamal Baig, MCSH- South Asia & Indo-China, Sanofi Speaker 5: Pharmacovigilance audits and inspection: Dr. Nitu Sinha, Lead-Gloval PV Operations, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. Panel Discussion: All Speakers, Dr D Anusha, Professor, SRHER, Chennai

11.30 am - 1.30 pm

Symposium

Symposium :Clinical Pharmacology aspects of enhanced patient care Chair person: , Prof Sneha Ambwani, Prof & HOD , Dept of Pharmcology, AIIMS, Jodhpur, Dr Murali Narasimhan, HOD, Dept of Dermatology, SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Chennai

Speaker 1:CP reconcilation: review and feedback in impriving patient care: Dr Shambo S Samajdar, Allergy-Asthma Treatment Centre, Kolkata, Speaker 2: Unlocking diabetes managment : Insights from Outcome trials- dr Sumalya Sen, Speaker 3: Drug- induced disorders- A neglected Differential : Dr Santanu K Tripathi ,Professor and Former Dean, Speaker 4: Long term medication adherence in chronic illness : Dr Avijit Hazra, Professor, IPGMER, Kolkatta

11.30 am-1.30 pm

Symposium

Research Planning, statistical analysis and successful publishing Chairperson: Prof Dr Neppolian,Dean (Research), SRMIST, Prof B. Kala Kumar, Prof & University Head, PVNRTV University, Hyderabad

Speaker 1: Cornerstones of a research project and the principles of effective research planning: Dr G Jagadeesh, Former Senior Expert, USFDA Speaker 2: Priniciples of descriptive and inferential statistics : Dr Avijit Hazra, Professor, IPGMER, Kolkata Speaker 3: Structuring a world class manuscript for a successful publication: Dr Balakumar Pitchai, Professor & Director, Research Training and Publication, Periyar Maniammai Institute of Science and Technology, Thanjavur Speaker 4: Avoiding predatory and hijacked/cloned journals to clear the pollution in research: Dr Bhushan Patwardhan, Distinguished professor, Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, Savitribai Phule Pune University, India

1.30 pm - 2.15 pm

Lunch

Session 3

2.30 pm - 2.50 pm

Special Talk

Session Sponsored by Indus Healthcare

Improving drug safety by employing preemptive pharmacogenomic testing to anticipate and prevent adverse drug responses: Dr Shubham Aggarwal, Genetic Counselor, Indus Healthcare

2.30 pm -5.30 pm

Symposium

AI and ML in healthcare Chairpersons: Prof Dr Avijit Hazra, Dean Student affairs, IPGMER, Kolkata, Prof Dr. N R Biswas, The Vice Chancellor, Shri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Puducherry

Digital Transformation in Pharmaceutical Industry: Embrace the Future’ - Dr Jejoe Karankumar, Medical Director, Abbott

2.30 pm -5.30 pm

Interactive session for Female Pharmacologists

Forum for Feminae

A. Panel discussion - Speaker 1: Dr. Suhrita Paul
Officer on Special Duty, Directorate of Medical Education,Dept. of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of West Bengal. Speaker 2: Dr. Urmila Thatte
Ex-Professor & Head, Dept. of Clinical Pharmacology,
KEM Hospital, Mumbai Speaker 3: Dr.Lotika Khajuria
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nagpur University. Drug Controller, Drugs & Food Control Organization, Government of Jammu and Kashmir Speaker 4: Dr.D.Chamundeeswari , Principal, Meenakshi Faculty of Pharmacy,Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research (DU), Thandalam. Speaker 5: Dr.Vasanthi Sundarsingh,Medical Director,VASANTHI HOSPITAL Poonamallee, Chennai. Speaker 6: Dr Saral Thangam ,MD & CEO, NORWICH CLINICAL SERVICES Speaker 7: Dr. Kamala Rai, Vice President, Senior Global Program Head, Global Health (DU), Novartis. B. Debate C. Talent Show ( IPS Got Talent) D. Active Learning

2.50 pm-3.10 pm

Special Talk

Chairpersons: Prof Bikash Medhi, PGIMER, Chandigarh, Prof Ashokan, Prof & HOD, Aarupadai veedu medical college, Pondicherry

Drug development with a 'different lens' - A market access perspective: Varun Gupta
Director, Value and Access, In-market brands (pharma)portfolio
Novartis Pharma AG, Switzerland

Artificial Intelligence and healthcare technology innovations: The current status and challenges : Dr Debashis Das, Physician Diabetologist l Asia Pacific | Clinical Affairs l Digital Health I MedTech Start-ups Advisor

3.10 pm-3.30pm

Special Talk

Computational Thinking: A critical skill for medical researchers : Col Dr Prafull Mohan, Col Med hQ 21 Mtn Div( Classified Specialist Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology)

Artificial Intelligence in New Drug Discovery: Dr. A. Sankaranarayanan, PhD, FCP, President, Vivo Bio Tech Ltd

3.30 pm - 5.00 pm

Symposium

Strengthening health system through local wisdom and Innovation - session sponsored by Saveer Biotech in collaboration with National Innovation Foundation Chairperson: Shri C Achalender Reddy, Chairperson, National Biodiversity Authority, Chennai

Introductory Talk: Prof Dr Y K Gupta, Speaker 1: Dr Vipin Kumar, Chief Scientist, National Innovation Foundation, DST, Govt of India, Speaker 2: Dr Dhananjay Tiwari, Scientist G, Department of Biotechnology, Speaker 3: Mr Gautam Bhattacharya, CEO, LSSSDC, Govt of India

Eyes into Hearts: AI-Powered Retinal Imaging for Cardiovascular Wellness"- Dr Rajiv Janardhanan, Dean Medical Research, SRM MHS

5.00 pm-5.30 pm

Lead Talk 5

Chairpersons: Prof Bikash Medhi, PGIMER, Chandigarh, IUPHAR co-opted member of executive committee

Long COVID and the role of glycosphingolipids in neurodegenerative diseases

Digital Health Era: Patient & Physcian Empowerment: Dr Sauren Das, Clinical Research and Digital Health Leader,Bhuvaneshwar, India

5.30 pm - 6.30 pm

General Body Meeting of Indian Pharmacological Society 2023, Time: 5.00 pm, Venue: Mini Hall 1

6.30 pm - 8.30 pm

Gala dinner

16th December, 2023
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53rd Annual National Conference of Indian Pharmacological Society (IPSCON 2023)

Day 3, 16th December 2023, Dr T P Ganesan Auditorium , SRMIST, Kattankulathur

Main Hall ( Prof.KP Bhargava Hall )

Mini Hall 1 ( Prof. Ranjit Roy Choudhary Hall )

Mini Hall 2 (Prof. Lalitha Kameshwaran Hall)

9.00 am-9.20 am

Lead Talk 5

Chairperson: Prof Dr Y K Gupta, President, Dept of Pharmacology, AIIMS, Jammu, Prof Dr R Jamuna Rani, Prof & Head, SRM MCH&RC

Emerging Technologies in Drug development : Dr Shoibal Mukherjee, Independent Consultant,Director, Clinical Research, Medanta

9.00 am- 9.20 am

Oration

CDRI oration - Exploring the therapeutic potential of epigenetics moduation for brain cancer and neurodegenarative disroders : Dr Rajiv Taliyan,Professor, BITS Pilani

9.00 am-9.20 am

Oration

Oration: Lalitha Kameswaran Dr Ashutosh Kumar, NIPER, Mohali , Topic: Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Experimental Neuropathy: Exploring Neuroprotective Potential of Targeting AMPK-SIRT-LONP1 axis

9.20 am-9.40 am

Lead Talk 6

Public-Private partenship to develop drugs for neglected diseases: Dr Kavitha Singh , Director, South East Asia, DNDi

9.20 am -9.40 am

Special Talk

ICMR initiative in strengthening early phase clinical trials in India : Dr Jerin Jose Cherian , Scientist E, ICMR

9.20 am -9.40 am

Special Talk Chairperson: Dr Sauren Das, Ex-CEO, Excel Life Sciences, Dr P Kala , Associate Professor, SRM MCH&RCC

Drug repurposing: A Case study of Epilepsy: Dr Sudhir Chandra Sarangi, Addl Professor, AIIMS, New Delhi

Session 1

9.45 am -11.00 am

FINAL QUIZ

Sponsored by IPS , West Bengal Branch

IPSCON QUIZ FINAL ROUND

9.40 am - 10.00 am

Adaptive Design and beyond: Exploring moderen clinical trial innovation : Dr Surjit Singh, Addl Professor, Dept of Pharmacology, AIIMS, Jodhpur

9.40 am -11.00 am

A Special Session on "Indian Pharmacopoeia Standards" in collaboration with Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission , Govt of India

Compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) to maintain quality standard of Pharmaceutical products: Dr Bikash Medhi, Professor, Dept of Pharmacology, PGIMER

10.00 am- 11.00 am

Symposium: Decentralized Clinical TrialsChairpersons: Dr Sauren Das, Ex-CEO, Excel Life Sciences, Dr Subhadeep D Sinha, Sr.Vice President, Clinical Development and Medical Affairs, Hetero

Speaker 1: Decentralized clinical trials : Lay of the land: Dr Sanish Davis (10 mins) R & D Director, Johnson & Johnson,Mumbai Speaker 2: Investigator’s perspective and experience on DCT studies : Dr Shrikant Krishnamoorthy, Consultant Pulmonologist Coimbatore (15 mins)Speaker 3: What elements of the DCT process should the EC review? How to assess risk benefit of DCT from an ethical perspective: Dr Melvin George, Professor, SRM Centre for Clinical Pharmacology( 15 mins) 4. Panel discussion ( 20 mins)

Role of IPC in setting pharmacopea standards for ensuring quality of medicines : Dr Gaurav Pratap Singh, Indian Pharmacopeia commission, Govt of India

11.00 am-11.30 am

Interactive Tea

Main Hall ( Prof.KP Bhargava Hall )

Mini Hall 1 ( Prof. Ranjit Roy Choudhary Hall )

Mini Hall 2 (Prof. Lalitha Kameswaran Hall)

Session 2

 11.30 am - 1.30 pm

"Shoulders of the Giants"- Established and Emerging Leaders Conclave

Moderator: Col. Dr Prafull Mohan, Professor Pharmacology at Armed Forces Medical College, Pune

 Wisdom: Prof Dr Y K Gupta, Dr Neelima Kshirsagar, Dr.DC Jain, Dr.Kamala Rai, Dr.USN Murthy, Dr. Geetanjali, Dr. Shobial, Dr. Sudhadeep, Dr. Sauren Das Leaders: Dr Jyoti Upadhyay,Dr. Vikas Maharshi
Dr Uppugunduri S Chakradhara Rao,Dr. Mukesh Nandave,Dr Dhanya Sasidharan Palappallil,Dr. Vishal Wahane,Dr. Sudhir Chandra Sarangi,Dr Biswa Mohan Padhy,Dr Shambho S Samajdar,Dr Bikash Medhi (TBC)
Aspirants: Dr Gunjan Sharma,Dr Anna Javed,Dr Rahul Shukla,Dr Suganthi S. Ramachandran,Dr Karabi Adak,Dr Mousumee Panigrahi,Dr Dibyajyoti Saikia,Dr Elisha Paikray,Dr Indrani Devi Sarma,Dr Ravinder Kumar Kaundal,Dr. Ritu Karwasra,Dr. Sonia Shinde Mahajan,Dr Neelam,Dr Bhanu Priya Singh,Dr Ajit Kumar Thakur

Symposium : Recent trends in medical education

Chairpersons: Prof M Logaraj, Member Secretary, MED, SRM MCH&RC, Prof Dr V Sathyanaryanan , Core member, MED, SRM MCH&RC

Inaugural talk of session: Prof Dr Alice Kuruvilla, Speaker 1: Improving learning using new components of CBME curriculum: Dr Mangala Rao, St Johns Medical College Speaker 2: Teaching Skills required to meet challenges of modern medical care : Dr Dhanya S P- Professor, CAP, Government Medical College, Kottayam Speaker 3: Enhancing learning using innovative methods: an overview: Dr Margaret Shanthi, Professor, Dept of Pharmacology, CMC, Vellore Group Activity: Teaching Design :Dr Alice Kuruvilla, Professor , Dept of Pharmacology, Karuna Medical Collge, Kerala

Symposium

Future persepctives in Pre Clinical Screening

Chair persons: Dr. V. Chitra Dean,SRM College of Pharmacy, SRMIST Co Chair : Dr. J. Narayanan Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology SRM College of Pharmacy SRMIST Speaker 1: Dr. Kulbhushan Tikoo, Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, NIPER, Mohali, Chair: Dr. N. Damodharan, Vice Principal, SRM College of Pharmacy , SRMIST Co Chair: Dr. T. Tamilanban Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology SRM College of Pharmacy SRMIST- Speaker 2 :Dr. S. Kavimani, Professor & Head, Department of Pharmacology, Mother Theresa Post Graduate and Research institute of Health Sciences, Gorimedu, Pondicherry Chair: Dr. M. K. Kathiravan Professor & HOD, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, SRM College of Pharmacy , SRMIST Co Chair: Dr. M. Sumithra Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology SRM College of Pharmacy SRMIST Speaker 3: Dr. K. L. Krishna Associate Professor & HOD, Department of Pharmacology.JSS College of Pharmacy

1.30 pm - 2.15 pm

Lunch

Session 3

2.30 pm - 3.30 pm

Valedictory Ceremony & Prize Distribution - IPSCON 2023, Main Hall , Dr TP Ganesan Auditorium

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