Professional Information

Dr. Shanmugapriya S Designation : Associate Professor

  • MBBS at Coimbatore medical College, TN Dr.MGR Medical University (1999-2005) with distinction in Anatomy and Ophthalmology
  • MD Pharmacology at PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, TN Dr.MGR Medical University (2009-2012) with JS Gold medal for best dissertation
  • 4 years 2 months
  • Analytical Pharmacology
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Preclinical and Clinical research in fields of obesity, dyslipidemia, diabetes and thyroid disorders
  • Research guide for ICMR STS projects and non-ICMR student projects
  • Secured JS Gold medal for best dissertation in 2012
  • Best poster award for “Knowledge and attitude towards translation of medical research to clinical benefit amongst doctors in a tertiary care hospital” at 2nd National conference on Forum for Ethics Review Committees in India (FERCI) at PSG IMSR in November 2013
  • Intramural Research Grant, the HG Khorana Grant under PSG PRIME awarded in 2015
  • Award for teaching excellence for Phase 2 MBBS in 2016

Ongoing  Research:

  • Faculty Research: “Lipid lowering effects of Teneligliptin in comparison to simvastatin in diet induced hyperlipidemic rats” (Ethics Approval no: 288/2015/IAEC) under PRIME GRANT code C201514_Teneligliptin
  • PG Research: “A study to identify the effect of Momordics charantia on smooth muscle activity in isolated Guinea pig tracheal chain and ileum” Ethics Approval no: 324/2016/IAEC)
  • UG Research: “Antibiotic Resistance Pattern to Urinary Tract Infections in a Tertiary Care Hospital” (Ethics Approval no: 16/158) –Non-ICMR
  • UG Research: “Drug prescription pattern of outpatients in a tertiary care teaching hospital in Tamilnadu” (Ethics Approval no:16/261) –Non-ICMR
  • UG Research: “A study on dyslipidemia in hypothyroidism patients in a tertiary care centre” (Ethics Approval no:16/267) –Non-ICMR


  • Shanmugapriya, R.Senthurselvi, K.Bhuvaneswari. A Study Comparing The Anorectic Activity Of Hot And Cold Aqueous Extracts Of Dolichos Biflorus Linn. Seeds in Freely Feeding Rats International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2016; 8(7): 336-339. (SCOPUS INDEXED)
  • Shanmugapriya, Ramalingam Sankaran, Sudha Ramalingam, Thiagarajan Sairam, LS.Somasundaram. Genotype Phenotype Correlation of Genetic Polymorphism of PPAR Gamma Gene and Therapeutic Response to Pioglitazone in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus- A Pilot Study. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2016; 10(2): FC11- FC14. (PUBMED INDEXED)
  • Shanmugapriya, K.Bhuvaneswari, Pooja Patwari. A Study on the Effects of Scyllo-Inositol on Learning and Memory in Senile Mice. International Journal of Pharmaceutical & Biological Archives. 2013; 4(5): 868 – 872.

Case reports:

  • Shanmugapriya S, Britto DL, Saravanan T. Zolpidem Induced Hyponatremia: A Case Report. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2014; 8(9): HD03-HD04. (PUBMED INDEXED)
  • Kanaka Durga V, Britto DL, Shanmugapriya S, Saravanan T. Deterioration of Glycemic Control Induced by Pentoxiflline and Cilostazol in a Diabetic Patient with Peripheral Vascular Disease. Indian Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 2013; 6(4): 69-71.(INDEX COPRENICUS INDEXED)
  • Drug and therapeutic Committee Member of the PSG Hospital Pharmacy
  • Pharmcovigilance Committee Member – Secretary of Pharmacovigilance Committee of the PSG ADR Monitoring Centre
  • Causality Assessment Committee Member – Active member of the Committee for assessing and assigning Causality of all ICSRs reported to the PSG AMC under Pharmacovigilance Program of India
  • Assessor for Internal ISO audit – ISO audits conducted in various departments from 2013 to 2016