Dr. Karthikeyan M. is an Associate Professor at Department of Pharmacology, Ashokrao Mane College of Pharmacy, Kolhapur ,Maharashtra. He has completed his Ph.D. from Singhania University, Rajasthan. His M.Pharm in Pharmacology from SRM University,Chennai, Tamil Nadu; B.Pharm from The Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu; D.Pharm from Directorate of medical education Chennai , Tamil Nadu and D.S.M from Siddha Research Institute, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He has more than 13 years of teaching and research experience. He has guided B.Pharm, M.Pharm and Pharm.D students. His area of interest is in drug discovery from natural products for cardiovascular diseases, inflammatory diseases and cancer. He served as joint sectary for the Pharmaceutical and Biological Society, India. He is a member of the Indian Hospital Pharmacist Association (IHPA),India. He has worked as editors for various national and International Journals. He has published more than 47 research and review articles in national and international journals. He has published two books and book chapter. He has presented papers in various national conferences. He received the South Indian ASDF best circuit faculty awards. He has organized workshops in animal handling and national level conferences. He had fetched grants from ICMR and Kerala State Council for Science, technology and environment.