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The School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Apeejay Stya University unveiled A Handbook on Anatomy and Physiology



Recently, the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Apeejay Stya University launched ‘A Handbook on Anatomy and Physiology’. The book was released in the presence of Prof. Farhan Jalees Ahmad, Professor at School of Pharmaceutical Education & Research, Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi and Prof. Roop K Khar from BS Anangpuria Institute of Pharmacy, Faridabad.

Dr Anupama Diwan, Dean at School of Pharmaceutical Sciences is the author of the book. Dr Diwan has research and teaching experience of over 24 years. Having such vast experience in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences, she has mentored over 50 students and 10 PhD scholars for their research dissertation. Along with Dr Diwan, some of the chapters have also been written by Assistant Professors, Dr Rani Mansuri and Dr Narender Yadav from the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 

Through this book, the co-authors aimed to cover under one umbrella all the diseases and treatment, which are associated with human beings, for students to correlate the problems and solutions as well as understand the concept. The book constitutes the fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology, associated diseases and drugs that are used for treatment. 

A Handbook on Human Anatomy and Physiology consists of 19 interesting chapters designed especially for Pharmacy, Allied Health and Life Science students.  Students will be able to learn through the blending of Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology of drugs bridging the gap between these two courses.

In addition to highlighting structure and function of the human body at cell, tissue and organ level and how each segment works in coordination to maintain a state of balance and health, the book also focuses on modern contraceptive methods. 

Expressing her views, Dr Diwan said, “This book is a collaborative effort by the faculty from the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences to help students learn new strategies that are emerging in anatomy. The idea is to create a “blended” approach when teaching anatomy and physiology.” 

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