Department of Veterinary Pharmacology & Toxicology

Dr. S.P. Singh

DESIGNATION:Professor & Dean
SPECIALISATION:Pharmacology & Toxicology
CONTACT NO.:+91-7500241448

Research Areas/ Areas of Interest

  1. Pharmacological screening and evaluation of therapeutic efficacy of plant extracts.
  2. Toxicological evaluation of drugs, chemicals and pesticides.
  3. Pharmacogenetic studies of drugs.

Research Projects

S.NO. Funding Agency Title of the project Duration PI/Co-PI Funds
1. UP Govt. funded Identification and characterization of medicinal plants for the treatment of animal diseases 3 yrs
Co-PI 23.70 lakhs Completed
2. ICAR, New Delhi Residual analysis and Immunotoxicological studies of pesticides in animals and cell culture models. 03 years 6 months, 1999-2003 As Co-PI: 3 yrs As PI: 6 months 26.61 lakhs Completed
3. ICAR, New Delhi Antioxidative and immunomodulatory propertiesof Withania somnifera and emblica officinalis and their protective role in the toxicity of lead and monocrotophos 2004 to 2008 (03 years 6 months) As PI 6 months and Co-PI 2 yrs 6 months 14.87 lakhs Completed
4. LSRB, DRDO , New Delhi Development of therapeutic module for the treatment of Jatropha curcas toxicity in animals 30.04.2009 to 30.10.2012 (03 years and 6months) PI 14.96 lakhs Completed
5. UGC, New Delhi (Post-Doc Project) Evaluation of whole outer membrane protein microparticles adjuvanted with calcium diphosphate as vaccine candidate against salmonellosisrote in 2014-2019 PI/Mentor 19.1 lakhs Competed
6. ICAR, New Delhi Monitoring of Drug Residues and Environmental pollutants. 2009-Contd Co-PI 89.0 lakhs Contd.
7. DBT, New Delhi North-Western Himalayan Bioinformatics Grid May 30, 2019-Contd PI 99,78,880.00 lakhs


S.NO. Title of patent Name of researchers Reference
1. Nano-vaccine against Salmonella Typhi Y.Singh, A.Saxena, R. Kumar, A. Kumar, A.Kumar, S.P.Singh, G.K.Singh, M.Kandpal, A.Kumar, M. Mrigesh, A,Kumar, M.K.Verma, A.K. Upadhyay, T Kumar and M.K.Saxena Docket No:102639/170 vide CBR No. 34621 dated24.12.2018
2. A lime processed turmeric powder with enhanced recovery of nanoforms of curcuminoids inducingmesenchymal stem cells derived osteoblast differentiation and mineralization Anil Kumar, Manoj Singh, Naved Akhtar, Waseem Akram Malla, Pallavi Shah, Shiv Kumar Dubey and S. P. Singh IPMC/Patent-IPRs/F.No.-29/479 on 28/02/2018
3. Plant low glycemic and hypoliplipdemic pizza base Dr Renu Shrestha, Dr Sarita Srivastava and Dr. S.P. Singh Docket No 37631/170 vide CBR No. 11523 dated 4.5.2018

Selected Research Publications

  1. Choudhary, G. K.,Singh, S. P., Singh, M. K. and Anil Kumar. (2022). Immunomodulatory efficacy of Hedychium spicatum rhizome powder in long term indoxacarb intoxicated WLH Cockerels. Acta Scietific Veterinary Sciences. 4 (10).

  2. Rahman, J.U., Kumar,D., Shahi, B.N., Ghosh, A.K., Singh, S.P., Sharma, R.K., Kumar, A. and Singh, S.( 2021). Assessment of non-genetic factors affecting production and reproduction traits in Badri cattle. Journal of Animal Research: 11(.3): 375-380.

  3. Singh, Vineeta., Singh, S. P., Singh, M., Gupta, A. K. and Kumar, A. (2015). Combined Potentiating Action of Phytochemical(s) from Cinnamomum tamala and Aloe vera     for their Anti-diabetic and Insulinomimetic Effect Using In Vivo Rat and In Vitro   NIH/3T3 Cell Culture System. Appl. Biochem. Biotechnol. 175:2542–2563.

  4. Shah, P., Singh, S. P. and Kumar, A. (2015). Combined effect of hydroethanolic extracts of Murraya koenigii and Phyllanthus niruri leaves on paracetamol and ethanol induced toxicity in HepG2 cell line. Current Science. 109 (7):1320-1326.

  5.  Shah, Pallavi., Singh, S. P., Gupta, A. K. and Kumar, A. (2016). Combined Hepatoprotective Activity of Murraya koenigii and Phyllanthus niruri Extracts Against Paracetamol Induced Hepatotoxicity in Alcoholic Rats. Proc.Natl. Acad. Sci., India, Sect. B Biol. Sci. DOI 10.1007/s40011-016-0800-5.

  6. Josh Kumar, S. P. Singh, and G. K. Choudhary, (2016). Pharmacological evaluation of leaves of Jatropha curcas L. for anti-diabeticactivity in alloxan induced diabetic rats. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 86 (4): 387–391.

  7. Sanjay Sharma, S. P. Singh, A. H. Ahmad and G. K. Choudhary.(2016). Comparison of pharmacokinetic parameters and computation of dosage regimen of oxytetracycline following single i.v. administration in goat sheep and cattle calves. Indian J. Animal Sc. 86 (6):673-675

  8. Singh, Vineeta., Singh, S. P. Singh, M. and Kumar, A. (2018). Evaluation of Antioxidant, Hypoglycemic and Hypolipidemic Effects of the Phytoconstituents of Cinnamomum tamala in Rats. Indian J Pharm Sci .2018; 80(1):161-172.

  9. Choudhary, G. K., Singh, S. P. and Amit Kumar. 2018. . Effects of Gandh Paalashi (Hedychium spicatum) on the expression of hepatic gene associated with biotransformation, antioxidant and immune system in WLH cockerels fed indoxacarb. Indian J. Animal Sciences. 88(7): 786-790.

Other Information

  • Total Research Publications: 160
  • M.V.Sc Students guided: 25
  • PhD Students guided: 5