Dr. C. Girish
Additional Professor
Academic Qualifications: 

MSc (Medical), PhD

Special Area of Interest: 
Hepatotoxicity, Preclinical toxicity, Psychoneuro Pharmacology, Reproductive toxicity, Drug development from Plant sources
  1. Sanjay S, Girish CPampa Ch ToiZachariah Bobby. Gallic acid attenuates isoniazid and rifampicin-induced liver injury by improving hepatic redox homeostasis through influence on Nrf2 and NF-κB signalling cascades in Wistar Rats. J Pharm Pharmacol. 2021;73(4):473-86. doi: 10.1093/jpp/rgaa048.
  2. Chandrashekaran Girish, Sanjay Sukumaran. Role of immune dysfunction in drug induced liver injury. World J Hepatol. 2021;13(11):1677-1687. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v13.i11.1677.
  3. Sahoo FK, Girish C, Raveendran R. Effect of Cleistanthins A and B on the Isolated Aorta of Guinea Pig. J Young Pharm. 2021;13(2):107-112. DOI: 10.5530/jyp.2021.13.23 
  4. D Shanmugarajan, C Girish, Harivenkatesh N, Chanaveerappa B, N C Prasanna Lakshmi. Antihypertensive and pleiotropic effects of Phyllanthus emblicaextract as an add-on therapy in patients with essential hypertension-A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial. Phytother Res. 2021;35:3275–3285. doi: 10.1002/ptr.7043. 
  5. Sanjay S, Girish CPampa Ch ToiZachariah Bobby. Quercetin Modulates Nrf2 and NF-κB/TLR-4 Pathways to Protect against Isoniazid and Rifampicin Induced Hepatotoxicity in vivo. Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 2021; 99 (9) 952-63.  doi: 10.1139/cjpp-2021-0008. 
  6. Sowjanya K, Girish C, Chanaveerappa B, N C Prasanna Lakshmi. Efficacy of Phyllanthus nirurion improving liver functions in patients with alcoholic hepatitis: A double blind randomized controlled trial. Ind J Pharmacol, 2021;53: 448-56. 
  7. Umamaheswari S, Girish C, Debdatta Basu. Effect of Cleistanthus collinus on the reproductive system of male Wistar rats. JBRA Asst Reprod, 2022. doi: 10.5935/1518-0557.20210114
  8.  Sanjay S, Girish C.Role of miRNA and its potential as a novel diagnostic biomarker in drug-induced liver injury. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2017;73:399-407.

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Positions Held: 
  • Faculty in charge, Central Animal House, JIPMER (till Nov 2021)
  • Faculty co-ordinator, MBBS course
  • Assistant Editor, Journal of Pharmacology & Pharmacotherapeutics