Dr. S. Ramachandra Setty, born on September 24, 1963, received his degree in pharmacy in 1985 from VL College of Pharmacy, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga. He completed his masters in Pharmacology from Government College of Pharmacy, Bangalore in the year 1987 in first class. He completed his Ph.D from Andhra University in the year 1996 after submitting a research in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Tween induced Anaphylactoid reaction in dogs)

Dr. S. Ramachandra Setty started his career in teaching as lecturer and principal in-charge from St. John's College of Pharmacy, Bangalore in 1989. He then joined V.L College of Pharmacy as lecturer and continued there for 16 years until he was promoted as head of the department, Pharmacology. Between 2004 and 2010, Dr. Setty worked in various capacities at S.C.S. College of Pharmacy, Harapanahalli and College of clinical Pharmacy, King Faisal University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,Dr. Setty was instrumental in introducing two PG departments and obtaining MBA accreditation at S.C.S College of Pharmacy,Harapanahalli, a rural location at that time. His latest assignment is Government College of Pharmacy, Bangalore where he is working as Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacology. During this period, Dr. Setty has, degree and masters students and has been associated with numerous research activities. His academic and research excellence requires no explanation. He has guided more than 10 Ph.D scholars and supervised more than 40 M. Pharm students. With more than 112 research publications and 74 research presentations, Dr. Setty is definitely a research encyclopedia.

Dr. S. Ramachandra Setty is a multitalented personality who has been in the editorial panel of numerous journals and delivered a number of lectures of various topics. He is associated with Karnataka State Pharmacy Council, Margadarshi, Swamy Vivekananda Holistic health and Research Center, Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI) and South Regional Secretary of Indian Pharmacological Society