Dr. Somnath De

Dr. Somnath De

M.Pharmacy, Ph.D. & HOD
Dept. of Pharmacology

Presently working as a Professor and HOD, Dept. of Pharmacology at St. Pauls College of Pharmacy, Hyderabad, TS, India.


  • Ph.D.: Annamalai University (Degree Awarded 2017)
  • Master of Pharmacy: Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu in 2008 with First Class ( A Grade)
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy: Utkal University, BBSR in 2005.
  • Having 14+ years of Teaching Experience in various Pharmacy Colleges.

Research Activities

  • International / National Publications Published : 22
  • International / National Conferences Presented : 20
  • Google Scholar: Citations – 97 ; H Index – 06 ; i10 Index – 05
  • Published various publications in International / National Journals and also presented papers in National / International conferences.
  • Area of research interests are Pharmacology and Toxicology, In vitro and In vivo
  • Genotoxicological evaluation of Nanoparticles and Novel Drug Delivery System.

Strengths & Achievements

  • Excellent People Management Skills.
  • Having experience as an Administrator.
  • Expert at guiding projects for UG and PG Students.
  • Experienced in establishing well-equipped Laboratories.
  • Applied two Indian Patents.
  • Secured First Position in International Conference on 17th and 18th December for Oral Presentation at Nirmala College of Pharmacy.
  • Got two times Financial Assistance under “Assistance to Professional Bodies and Seminar/ Symposia Scheme”-Department of Science and technology.
  • Organized EIGHT(08) NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM as a Convenor.

Research Articles

  • Phytochemical and GC-MS analysis of bioactive compounds of Sphaeranthus amaranthoides, Somnath De*, Akalanka Dey, A.M.S.Sudhakar Babu, Siddabathuni Aneela. Pharmacognosy Journal (ELSEVIER) vol. 5 (2013) pp. 265-268.
  • In vivo Hepatoprotective activity of methanolic extract of Sphaeranthus amaranthoids and Oldenlandia umbellate, Somnath De*, R. Suresh, A.M.S.Sudhakar Babu, Siddabathun Aneela. Pharmacognosy Journal (ELSEVIER) vol. 9 (2) (2017) pp. 98-101.
  • Covid-19 vaccines development - Recent development and challenges. Noorush Shifa Nizami, Somnath De., European Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research, volume 8, Issue 7, 2021.
  • Anthelmintic activity of methanolic extract of Sphaeranthus amaranthoides, Somnath De*, Akalanka Dey, A.M.S.Sudhakar Babu, Siddabathuni Aneela. Int J Pharm Bio Sci (Indexed in Elsevier Bibliographic database) 2014 April ; vol.5 (2): (P) 152 – 156.