Dr.Uma Ranjan Lal

Ph.D. National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research, S. A. S. Nagar, Mohali, Punjab, INDIA

Uma Ranjan Lal, PhD

Assistant Professor

E-mail : urlal@niperahm.ac.in

Research Interest

Isolation and Characterization of Bioactive Molecules from Plants, Standardization aspects of Herbal formulations.


    • Feb,2019 – Present
      Assistant Professor, NIPER-Ahmedabad
    • Aug 2017- Jan 2019
      Associate Professor, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shoolini University, Solan, INDIA
    • Feb 2012 – July 2017
      Assistant Professor, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, INDIA
    • July 2010 – Jan 2012
      Assistant Professor, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab, INDIA
    • Dec 2007 – Mar 2009
      Lecturer,Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab, INDIA
    • Aug 2003 – Mar 2007
      Senior Research Fellow, Center Council for Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, New Delhi
    • May 2002 –July 2003
      Senior Research Fellow, Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi



  • Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) sponsored by Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi, India, 2002-2003.
  • Senior Research Fellowship (JRF) sponsored by Center Council for Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, New Delhi, India-2003 - 2007.
  • Qualified All India level Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)-2001.


  • Sima Singh, Afzal Hussain, Faiyaz Shakeel, Mohamed Jawed Ahsan, Sultan Alshehri,2 Thomas J Webster, Uma Ranjan Lal, Recent insights on nanomedicine for augmented infection control, International Journal of Nanomedicine, 2019, 14:2301-2325.
  • S Singh, Uma R. Lal, In vivo evaluation of curcumin loaded granules using Eudragit FS30D and Guar-gum coating in the treatment of ulcerative colitis in albino rats, Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge, 2016, 15(3), 440-446.
  • K Anand, Uma R. Lal,, Hepatitis and medicinal plants: An Overview. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, 2016, 5(6), 408-415.
  • Akhtar Atiya, Barij Nayan Sinha, Uma R. Lal, Bioactive phenylpropanoid analogues from P. betle leaves, Natural Product Research, 2017, 31(22), 2604-2611. DOI: 10.1080/14786419.2017.1285297.
  • Kamal Kant, Uma R. Lal, Manik Ghosh, (2017) Computational breakthrough of natural lead hits from genus Artisaema against human respiratory syncytial virus, Pharmacognosy Magazine, 2017, 13 (52), 780-785.
  • Kamal Kant, Uma R. Lal, Manik Ghosh, (2017) In Silico prediction and wet lab validation of Artisaema tortuosum (Wall.) Schott. extract as antioxidant and anti-breast cancer source: a comparative study, Pharmacognosy Magazine, 2017, 13 (52), 786-790.
  • Akhtar Atiya, Barij Nayan Sinha, Uma R. Lal, New Chemical constituents from the Piper betle Linn. (Piperaceae), Natural Product Research, 2018, 32(9), 1080-1087. DOI: 10.1080/14786419.2017.1380018.
  • Rohit Goyal, Shashi Chauhan, Aditi Sharma, Uma R. Lal, Navneet Kumar Upadhyay, Gajender Singh, In-vitro osteoblast proliferation and in-vivo anti-osteoporotic activity of Bombax ceiba with quantification of Lupeol, gallic acid and β-sitosterol by HPTLC and HPLC, BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2018, 18 (233), 1-12.
  • Akhtar Atiya, Barij Nayan Sinha, Uma R. Lal, The new ether derivative of phenylpropanoid and bioactivity was investigated from the leaves of Piper betle L. 2018, DOI: 10.1080/14786419.2018.1495634.
  • Singh S, Hussain A, Uma R. Lal, Sayyad N, Karpoormath R, Nlooto M. (2018) In vitro -In vivo- In silico Simulation of Experimental Design Based Optimized Curcumin Loaded Multiparticulates System. Curr Pharm Des. 2018 Oct 22. doi: 10.2174/1381612824666181022120252.
  • Kant K, Lal UR, Kumar A, Ghosh M. A merged molecular docking, ADME-T and dynamics approaches towards the genus of Arisaema as herpes simplex virus type 1 and type 2 inhibitors. Comput Biol Chem. 2018, 78, 217-226. doi: 10.1016/j.compbiolchem.2018.12.005. [Epub ahead of print].
Complete list

Books/Book Chapters/Patents/Peer Review -Abstracts


  • Caesalpinia bonducella Linn., Catharanthus roseus Linn., Cissus quadrangularis Linn., Convolvulus microphyllus chois., Hibiscus rosa sinensis Linn., Hypericum perforatum Linn., Ocimum basilicum linn. Ocimum gratissimum Linn., Sida rhombifolia Linn. Quality Standards of Indian Medicinal Plants, Vol- II, ICMR, New Delhi, India, 2005. (ISSN-0972-7213).
  • Momordica charantia Linn., Berberis aristata Linn. In Quality standars of Indian Medicinal Plants, Vol- III, ICMR, India, New Delhi, India, 2005. (ISSN-0972-7213).
  • Asparagus adscendens Linn., Chlorophytum arundinaceum Baker, Citrullus colocynthis Schard., Embelia ribes Burm. F., Evolvulus alsenoides Linn., Inula racemosa Hook f., Pluchea lanceolata (D.C.) Clarke, Trigonella foenum- graceum Linn., Symplocos racemosa Linn. In Quality standars of Indian Medicinal Plants, Vol-IV, ICMR, New Delhi, India, 2006. (ISSN-0972-7213).
  • Monographs on compound formulations: Abhayarishta, Parthadyarishta, Jirakadyarishta, Babbularishta, Rohitakarishta, Amritarishta, Lohashava, Asokarishta, Dasmularishta (In Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India, Part - II, Volume II (Formulations, 2008; p. 1- 63).(ISBN-0-8190595209).

    Review articles

  • I. P. Singh, U.R.Lal, H. S. Bodiwala, R. C. Mahajan and K. K. Bhutani, Anti-leishmanial Natural Products, In Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants, Studium press, Houston, Texas, U.S.A. 2006, 13: 115-149. ((ISBN-0-9761849-5-8).
  • Uma R. Lal, Amrit Singh. Recent Developments in Natural Product Based Drug Discovery in Tropical Diseases. In Studies in Natural Products Chemistry Volume 48, Eds Att-ur-Rahman, Elsevier Amstredam. (Print ISBN 978-0-444-63602-7; Electronic ISBN 978-0-444-63610-2).
  • Uma R. Lal, S. Singh, S. Banerjee, I. P. Singh. Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods- An Indian Prespective. In Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants Vol-42, Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods, Studium Press, LLC, Houston, Texas, U.S.A. 2016. (ISBN-1626990794 EAN- 9781626990791).
  • Uma R. Lal, Dharmik Joshi, S. Banerjee. Anticancer Agents: Plants used in Ayurveda. In Herbal Medicine:Back to Future. Eds. F. Murad, Att-ur-Rehman, Ka Bian. Vol-2, Bentham Science Publishers, 2018. (EAN- 9789811403743-19-2158).
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