Associate Professor

[email protected]


K. Sunand, working as an Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Anurag University since January 2016. He has more than 5 years of teaching experience. He is pursuing doctorate at JNTUH. He has good teachingskills, sound knowledgeon research and well-handling techniques on animal experimentation.His research domains are Neuroscience (Autism, Depression, Motor disorders, Alzheimer’s and cerebral ischemia), PCOS, and Probiotics. Currently, he is doing research work on Gut microbiota role in brain health.While teaching he completed many funded projects. He filed 1 patent. He is actively involved in technical writings and presentations of NBA & NAAC accreditations. He is the Life member of IPS, APTI Professional bodies. At Anurag University he is a member of IAEC (Institutional animal ethics committee).

Research Interests

Main domains of research are Neuroscience (Autism, Depression, Motor disorders, Alzheimer’s and cerebral ischemia), PCOS, and Probiotics,Diabetes.
Guided 4B. Pharm Projects and 2 M. Pharm Projects
Completed 5 funded research projects.

Teaching Interests

Pharmacology-I, II, III
Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Clinical toxicology
Human Anatomy and Physiology
Hospital Pharmacy, Environmental Science
Pharmaceutical Administration

Selected Publications

  1. K Sunand, G Krishna Mohan, VasudhaBakshi. Supplementation of Lactobacillus Probiotic Strains Supports Gut- Brain-Axis and Defends Autistic Deficits Occurred by Valproic Acid-Induced Prenatal Model of Autism. PHARMACOGN J. 2020;12 (6s):1658-1669 ISSN: 0975-3575.
  2. Sunand K, Yellow M, Naveen P, Deepika Y, Mohan GK, Bakshi V. Betel Leaf Extract Amends Dehydroepiandrosterone Induced PCOS Related Hormonal Abnormality and Histopathological Alterations in Rat Model. Pharmacog J. 2019; 11(6) Suppl: 1442-8.
  3. Tekula MR, Sunand K, Begum N, Kakalij RM, Bakshi V. Neuroprotective Effect of Resveratrol on Valproic Acid Induced Oxidative Stress Autism in Swiss Albino Mice. Int. J. Pharm. Sci. Drug Res. 2018; 10(3): 103-110.
  4. V Sandhya, K Sunand, ASwapna, K Prasanth, A Vijaya, J Geetha (2017). Formulation design and in vitro evaluation of oral disintegrating tablets of selegiline. Int J App Pharm Sci Res. 2(4):107-113.
  5. K Vinay Kumar, K Sunand, K Ashwini, P Suresh Kumar, S Vishnu, AliveluSamala (2017). Synthesis characterization and antibacterial studies of 4-aminoantipyrine schiff’s bases. Int J App Pharm Sci Res. 2(1):8-14.
  6. K. Sunand, VasudhaBakshi, SaiPreethi, Mahesh Reddy, K. Pavan Kumar, Yuvatha. New analytical Method Development and Validation of ImatinibMesylate by RP-HPLC Method. IJCPA. oct – dec 2016 vol 4(1).
  7. Nazia Begum, VasudhaBakshi, Vijayalaxmi A, Devender Gaud P, K Sunand, K Sharath Kumar, Sana. Protective Role of Piperine and Metformin on Gentamicin Induced Hepatorenal Toxicity IJPSRR.35(2), November – December 2015; Article No. 16, Pages: 83-89.

Selected Awards and Honors

External Profile Links

  • 2012- Bachelor of Pharmacy from Pulla Reddy Institute of Pharmacy, JNTUH.
  • 2015 – Masters in Pharmacology from Anurag Group of Institutions, JNTUH.
  • Secured2724 rank in GPAT-2014.
  • Currently, he pursues his Ph.D. in the Department of Pharmacology, JNTUH, registered on Oct 2016.
Scroll to Top