About Director

Dr. Kumar V.S. Nemmani joined SVCP as Director on April 2nd, 2018. He holds B.Pharm. and M.Pharm (Pharmacology) degree from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. He has completed PhD degree under the guidance of Ex. Prof. and Director P.Rama Rao, NIPER-Mohali. Subsequently, he was associated with Prof. Jeffery S Mogil, McGill University, Montreal, Canada for his Post Doctoral fellowship for three years.

Dr. Kumar V.S. Nemmani has associated with leading research centres in India, namely Dr. Reddy’s Research Foundation, Hyderabad; Piramal Life Sciences Ltd (formerly Nicholas Piramal Research Centre), Mumbai; and Lupin Ltd., Pune. He has over 14 years of Drug Discovery and Development research expertise and managerial experience. During his academic and industry research period, he published over 40 international publications and guided several PG students. He actively participated and/ presented research work in various international and national conferences namely Society for Neuroscience (SFN), International Association for the Study of Pain, (IASP), American Pain Society (APS), Canadian Pain Society (CPS), American College of Rheumatology (ACR), European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR), Gordon Conference, American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), Indian Pharmacological Society (IPS) etc. His areas of research interests include discovery and development of novel agents against chronic pain, neurological disorders, inflammatory disorders, autoimmune disorders, metabolic disorders, respiratory disorders and cancer.

His Message

Welcome to our website. It is my pleasure to introduce you to our Academic, research activities and philosophy at SVCP.

We at SVCP are strong team of highly qualified and trained research faculty continuously striving to impart quality education along with research aptitude to all of our students starting from B.Pharm. program. We attain this by way of initiating and exposing students to Practice School and projects at B.Pharm. III year and Pharm D V year, respectively. We regularly conduct journal clubs, guest lectures and workshops to M.Pharm. students and Research Scholars by expert scientists from academia and industry.

We strongly support and guide students and scholars to participate and present their work in various national and international conferences to get exposure in ever-changing and advancing fields of pharmaceutical sciences.

Our air conditioned library with excellent ambience is a best-in-class facility with several thousands of text books, reference books and e-Subscriptions to journals, databases and well equipped laboratories are centre of attraction in harnessing research passion for all our students.

Dr. Kumar V.S. Nemmani

SVCP, the only recognized pharmaceutical research centre under Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, has steadily established itself as a most preferred college to carry out research. The highly dedicated and core research faculty have consistent publication record of peer-reviewed research and review articles, chapters in text books, and grants worth more than 3 crores from various funding agencies (AICTE, DBT, DST, etc).

Our highly motivated faculty believes in collaborations as means of advancing research. We are gearing towards coupling diverse in-house expertise with national and international institutes in a highly integrated, hypothesis-driven and multidisciplinary based environment.

On behalf of our faculty and the management, I invite you to join us in advancing research with an aim to discovering, manufacturing and delivering economically viable and affordable treatment options for betterment of healthcare. Our long-term goal is to establish SVCP as a centre of excellence in the field of pharmaceutical sciences.