Faculty list is sorted in alphabetically order.

Prof. Kiran Kalia, Ph. D

Prof. Kiran Kalia, Ph. D

Director

E-mail :director@niperahm.ac.in,kirankalia@gmail.com

Research Interest : Proteomic and genomic biomarkers for diabetes and its microvascular complications .Read More

Associate Professors
Abhijeet S. Kate Ph.D.

Abhijeet S. Kate Ph.D.

Associate Professor

E-mail :abhijeetk@niperahm.ac.in

Research Interest : Implementation of various LC-MS based dereplication strategies to discover novel scaffolds from biological sources such as marine and terrestrial bacteria, fungi and plants. Downstream process optimization for large scale isolation of Natural Products. Fingerprinting of extracts by LC-UV-MS in Natural Products based drug discovery program .Read More

Akshay Srivastava, PhD

Akshay Srivastava, PhD

Associate Professor and Ramalingaswami fellow

E-mail :akshay.srivastava@niperahm.ac.in,axay80@gmail.com

Research Interest : Dr. Akshay is a trained biomaterial and tissue engineering researcher by utilizing basic concept of life science in developing biomaterial based medical devices for tissue regeneration, cell separation, drug/gene delivery and fabrication of in vitro disease model. The following are the key research contributions made in last 10 years .Read More

Dr. Bichismita Sahu

Bichismita Sahu, PhD

Associate Professor

E-mail :bichismita@niperahm.ac.in, sahu.bichismita@gmail.com

Research Interest :Design and synthesis of Peptides and Modified Peptide Nucleic Acids (PNAs) for therapeutic and diagnostic applications. Design and synthesis of Bio-inspired hybrid molecular scaffolds and conjugates for Cancer, Metabolic and Neurological Disorder therapy. Development of new synthetic methodology and process chemistry for constructions of bio-active small molecules .Read More

Pallab Bhattacharya,Ph.D

Pallab Bhattacharya, Ph.D

Associate Professor

E-mail :pallab.bhattacharya@niperahm.ac.in

Research Interest : Safety and efficacy study of intra-arterial delivery of mesenchymal stem cells in small and large animal model of ischemic stroke and related mechanisms of neuroprotection. Regulatory RNA mediated mesenchymal stem cell engineering and nanoparticle based drug delivery to the brain .Read More

Rakesh Kumar Tekade, Ph. D

Rakesh Kumar Tekade, Ph. D

Associate Professor

E-mail :rakeshtekade@niperahm.ac.in

Research Interest :Dr Rakesh K Tekade, Assistant Professor of the Department of Pharmaceutics, investigates the design, development and characterization of targeted nanotechnology based formulations for the site specific delivery of therapeutic drugs, siRNA, microRNA, plasmids, proteins and peptide for the treatment of cancer .Read More

Dr.Ravi Shah, Ph. D

Ravi Shah, Ph. D

Associate Professor

E-mail :ravi.shah@niperahm.ac.in

Research Interests: Characterization of complex APIs, Formulations, and Biosimilars; biopolymers and complex generic formulations towards sameness strategy for regulatory submission ,In-vitro release profiling through advance dissolution methods, LC-MS and NMR based characterization of impurities, drug-drug/ drug-excipientinteraction products, degradation products.Read More

Assistant Professors
Dr. Amit Khairnar

Amit Khairnar, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

E-mail :amitk@niperahm.ac.in ,amitkhairnar520@gmail.com

Research Interests: Dr.Khairnar research focus is development of neurorpotective therapy which may halt or reverse the progression of Parkinsons disease (PD). He is also interested in detecting role of neuroinflammation in transferring alpha synuclein from one neuron to other.Read More


Dr.Amit Mandoli

Amit Mandoli, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

E-mail :amitmandoli@niperahm.ac.in,amitmandoli@gmail.com

Research Interests: Dr. Amit Mandoli research focuses on using high-throughput assays such as NGS, CRISPR screen, and Protein Mass-spec to identify unique molecular processes that are involved in cancer, and translate the fundamental insights gained through his research into diagnostics and drug discovery processes.Read More


Amit Shard

Amit Shard, Ph. D.

Assistant Professor

E-mail :amit@niperahm.ac.in

Research Interest : Synthesis of BAX activating compounds, Microwave assisted organic synthesis, Novel and sustainable protocols for bioactive molecules, Drug designing and development, Synthesis of neuro-protective molecules Read More

Derajram Benival, Ph. D

Derajram Benival, Ph. D

Assistant Professor

E-mail :derajram@niperahm.ac.in, benivalderaj@gmail.com

Research Interest : Physico-chemical characterization of small molecules, peptides, proteins and phytopharmaceuticals Development of oral, nasal and injectable formulations Exploring new approaches in dosage form development to meet unmet medical needs.Read More

Dr. Dinesh Kumar

Dinesh Kumar, PhD

Assistant Professor and Ramanujan fellow

E-mail :dineshk@niperahm.ac.in, dineshnandan79@gmail.com

Research Interest :Development of new strategies and concepts in synthetic organic chemistry to address challenging problems in biomedical research, particularly anti-cancer drug discovery .Read More

Govinda Kapusetti, Ph. D

Govinda Kapusetti, Ph. D

Assistant Professor

E-mail :govinda@niperahm.ac.in, govindphysics@gmail.com

Research Interest : Nanomaterials (graphene, layered double hydroxides and clay etc.) and nanohybrid synthesis, intent to orthopedic, cardiovascular and drug delivery applications. Working on nanofiber based scaffolds for biomedical applications. Tissue engineering and interfacial studies of biomaterialsRead More

Dr.Hemant Kumar

Hemant Kumar, Ph. D

Assistant Professor

E-mail :hemant@niperahm.ac.in ,hemantbhave@gmail.com

Research Interests: The death of the endothelial cell continues throughout the acute phase of the spinal cord injury (SCI), predominantly at the injury epicenter. My major research area is to find the target or NCEs for endothelial protection/stabilization within penumbral microvasculature and preserving the blood-spinal cord barrier integrity.Read More


Neha Arya, Ph. D

Neha Arya, Ph. D

Assistant Professor

E-mail :neha@niperahm.ac.in, neha.arya@gmail.com

Research Interest : Broad focus of my research group is to explorebiomaterials for applications in tissue engineering, drug delivery and diagnostics. My long-term goal is to improve precision in cancer diagnosis and treatment through enhanced relationship between bench-side research and bed-side applications.Read More

Dr. Pinaki Sengupta, Ph. D

Pinaki Sengupta, Ph. D

Assistant Professor

E-mail :pinakis@niperahm.ac.in

Research Interests: The primary research area of Dr. Sengupta includes pharmacokinetic, toxicokinetic, metabolic profiling of chemical entities in discovery and formulation development phase ;Read More

Dr. Satyasheel Sharma

Satyasheel Sharma, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

E-mail :sharma.satyasheel@gmail.com,satyasheel.sharma@niperahm.ac.in

Research Interest : Transition metal catalyzed C-H activation reactions for the synthesis of anticancer agents; Design and construction of fluorine containing scaffolds of pharmaceutical importance via C-H Bond activation; Unreactive C(sp2)-H, C(sp3)-H bond functionalization; Cross dehydrogenative coupling (CDC); Catalysis. Peripheral functionalization of porphyrin ring systems .Read More

Siddheshwar Chauthe, Ph. D

Siddheshwar Chauthe, Ph. D

Assistant Professor

E-mail :Siddheshwar.chauthe@niperahm.ac.in, siddheshwarchauthe@gmail.com

Research Interest : Bioassay-guided isolation and structure elucidation of bioactive compounds from medicinal plants ,Development of methods for standardization of polyherbal formulations using hyphenated techniques,To establish Q-markers for the quality standards of traditional Ayurvedic /herbal medicinesRead More

Dr. Vinod Tiwari, Ph.D

Vinod Tiwari, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

E-mail :tiwari.vinod@niperahm.ac.in

Research Interests :Dr. Vinod Tiwari, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology at NIPER Ahmedabad, is working in the field of pharmacology & neuroscience from past 12 years. Dr. Tiwari’s research interest is focused on behavioral and molecular neuroscience dedicated to understanding the various neurodegenerative disorders and the signaling pathway involved so that better and safer drug candidates can be developed by targeting the disrupted neuro-machinery. Read More


Prof.Larry Benowitz

Prof.Larry Benowitz

Professor of Surgery and Ophthalmology

Institute: Harvard Medical School, USA

Prof.Dileep R Yavagal

Prof.Dileep R Yavagal

Professor of Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery

Institute: Miller School of Medicine, USA

Prof. Srinivasa N. Raja

Prof. Srinivasa N. Raja

Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Institute :The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA

Dr.Mukul Jain

Dr. Mukul Jain

Senior Vice President

Institute: Zydus Research Centre, India

Prof.Abhay Pandit

Prof.Abhay Pandit

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Institute: NUI, Galway, Ireland

Prof. Philp M. Hansbro

Prof. Philp M. Hansbro

Professor

Institute: The University of Newcastle, Australia

Prof. Antony D’Emanuele

Prof. Antony D’Emanuele

Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Institute: De Montfort University, UK

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