1. Host Scientist in India for Dr. Ouedroago Moussa, from Burkina Faso under DST
Sponsored, “C V Raman International Fellowship for African Researchers.” The aim of the study was to evaluate the antitumor and anti-inflammatory properties of the crude extract and fractions of hydro-alcoholic extract of leaves of Ximenia americana (Olacaceae).
Completed Ph.D. Projects:
Dr. Md. Salahuddin. Phytochemical Investigation and Hypoglycemic activity of Cucumis trigonus and Cassia glauca (April 2011).
Dr. R. S. Bagali. Screening of Anti-Oxidant, Anti-diabetic and Hepatoprotective activities of selected medicinal plants (Oct 2011).
Mr. Navneet B. Gadge. Phytochemical investigations, Diuretic and Antiurolithiatic activity of selected medicinal plants in experimentally induced hyperoxaluric rats (2008-09).
Mr. Madan L. Kaushik. Preliminary phytochemical study and anti-arthritic potential of Curcuma zedoaria Rosc, root (2009-10).
Mr. Yuvaraj D. Mandavkar. Evaluation of preparation process, physiochemical properties of Amavatavidhvansa rasa and its effectiveness in the treatment of Amavata (arthritis) condition. (2010-11).
Ongoing Ph. D. Research Projects:
Mr. C. Parameshwara. Phytochemical investigation for the development of Immunomodulatory and Anticancer activities of selected medicinal plants (2008-09).
Mr. Satish A Kavatagimath. Phytochemical, Antioxidant and Anti-diabetic investigations of selected Indian medicinal plants (2008-09).
Mr. B. M. Dinnimath. Isolation, Characterization and Validation of Analytical Study of active constituents of Aerva lanata and Screening for Antiurolithiatic activity 2011-12.
Mr. Ravindra D. Hiremath. “Chromatographic Fingerprint Analysis of Vernonia Cinerea L. and Elephantopus Scaber L. Exracts by Hptlc Technique and Evaluation for their Antiurolithiatic Potentials in Rats”. (2012-13)
Mr. Dinesh Dhamecha. Evaluation of Anti-cancerous properties of Gold Nano Particles synthesized by plant extracts.(2012-13).
Mr. P.V.S.N.Malleshwararao. Development,optimization and characterization of ethosomes and transferosomes of curcumin for Cancer treatment via the transdermal route.(2013-14).
Mr. Sumit Ashok Joshi. Formulation of lipid nanocarrier based drug delivery system of colchicine and its evaluation for Antigout potential. (2013-14).
Mr. N. Nagaraj Kumar. Development and Validation of bioanalytical method for selected drugs by liquid chromatography tandam mass spectrometry [LC-MS-MS].(2014-15).
Mr Satveer Jagwani. Evaluation of the chemotherapeutic potential of Resveratrol entrapped nanoliposomes for targeting hepatocellular carcinoma.(2014-15).
Mr. Nallagundla H. S. Reddy. Investigation of the in vitro similarity of pharmaceutical oral dosage forms using dissolution testing as a surrogate for therapeutic equivalence. [As a Caretaker Guide].
Ms.Sumalatha Nallagundla. Bioequivalance assessment of topical dermatological dosage forms. [As a Caretaker Guide].
Ms.Bindiya Chauhan. Study of Bioanalytical Methodologies For Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Of Selected Drug Regimen [As a Caretaker Guide].
Mr. Narendra Kulkarni. Biosynthesis of Nanoparticles and their food application [As Co-Guide].
Collaborative Research Project completed:
Phytochemical Investigation and Anti-diabetic Activity of Marine Bacteria and Actinomycetes, National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa. (Completed).
Phytochemical Investigation and Anticancer activity of Bauhinia racemosa. Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Regional Research Centre, Jammu. (Completed).
Phytochemical investigation and anticancer activity of Terminalia arjuna, Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Regional Research Centre, Jammu. (Completed).
Research collaboration with University of Rhodes, South Africa on Pleospilos bolusii plant for the isolation and characterization of active chemicals present in it.(Ongoing)
Research collaboration for successful implementation of an ambitious Fellowship Program “C V Raman International Fellowship for African Researchers” launched by DST, Govt. of India by accepting as Host Scientist in India. Dr. Ouedroago Moussa, from Burkina Faso, will be joining under this program for a period of 6 months i.e. August 2013 to January 2014. The research is undertaken with an objective to evaluate the antitumor and anti-inflammatory properties of the crude hydro-alcoholic extract and fractions of leaves of Xiemnia americana (Olocaceae). (About to Start).
As Ph.D. Examiner:
As external examiner conducted Ph.D Viva-Voce examination at Vinayaka Mission University held on 7th March 2011 on topic Screening of Wound healing property of poly herbal formulation of some Indian Medicinal Plants.
As external examiner conducted Ph.D Viva-Voce examination at North Maharashtra University, Jalagaon held on 14th March 2011 on topic Phytochemical and pharmacological screening of some medicinal plants of North Maharashtra region.
As external examiner conducted Ph.D Viva-Voce examination The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai held on 15th March 2012.
AS A GUIDE
Name of Students
Miss Aruna Pai
Phytochemical investigation of Cassia auriculatia Linn seeds for Anti-diabetic activity.
Miss Radhika N.K.
Phytochemical investigation and hepatoprotective activity of leaves of Punica granatum Linn.
Phytochemical investigation of Terminila arjuna Linn leaves and in vitro immunomodulatory activity on human neutrophils.
Mr. Pankaj Singhal
Phytochemical investigation and Hepatoprotective activity of fruit pulp of Phyllanthus distichus Linn.
Mr. Pankaj Sharma
Phytochemical investigation, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory activities of Leaves of Syzygium cumini.