Institute of Pharmacy

Research Project

Institute of Pharmacy is committed to basic long-term research in the area of pharmaceutical sciences. Faculty member conduct research projects in thrust areas of pharmaceutical sciences. The institute is actively involved in getting research projects from various external funding agencies, which is reflected in its impressive list of research projects. The institute has academic and research collaborations with many institutes and industries with cutting-edge of research.




AgencyProject TitlePrincipal Investigator (s)Fund TypeProject Status
ICMREpidemiology of anemia in pre-school tribal children of eastern Gujarat with reference to etiology, pathophysiology and nutritional impactDr. Shital Sharadkumar Panchal,Co PI - Dr. Charmy S. KothariExternal FundingOngoing
Space Applications CentreDetermination of specific absorption coefficient for the dominant macro algal species of Indian coastal water – A step towards developing biomarkers & community based chlorophyll and accessory pigments algorithmProf. Priti J MehtaExternal FundingOngoing
Nirma UniversitySolubility enhancement of BCS class II drug using self emulsifying drug delivery systemDr. Mohit Prakash ShahInternal FundingOngoing
Nirma UniversitySynthesis of co-crystal of acyclovir for improvement of physicochemical parametersDr. Jignasa Ketan SavjaniInternal FundingOngoing
Nirma UniversitySolubility enhancement of lead candidates as anti-diabetic agentsDr. Bhumika Dipen Patel, Mr. Nrupesh Ramanbhai PatelInternal FundingOngoing
Nirma UniversityFormulation development and evaluation of Nanoparticulate systems for targeted delivery of anticancer agentsDr. Mayur Mahendrakumar Patel,Co PI - Dr. Bhoomika Mayur PatelInternal FundingOngoing
GUJCOST, GandhinagarScreening and characterization of anticancer bioactive principle from the indigenous plants of dang forest, GujaratProf. Priti J Mehta, Dr. Charmy S. Kothari,Co PI - Dr. Dipal M GandhiExternal FundingOngoing
GUJCOST, GandhinagarDesign and Synthesis of Novel Pteridine Derivatives as Aurora Kinase Inhibitors for the Treatment of CancerDr. Hardik Girishkumar Bhatt, Dr. Vivek Kumar VyasExternal FundingOngoing
GUJCOST, GandhinagarEvaluation of Chemoprotective potential of Active constituent of L.usitatissimum in Colon Cancer associated with Diabetes MellitusDr. Bhoomika Mayur Patel,Co PI - Dr. Shraddha Vikas BhadadaExternal FundingOngoing
Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB)Exploring the effect of histone deacetylases(HDAC) in cancer-cachexia and their downstream targetsDr. Bhoomika Mayur PatelExternal FundingOngoing
GUJCOST, GandhinagarIsolation and characterization of marker from polyherbal formulationDr. Charmy S. Kothari, Prof. Priti J MehtaExternal FundingOngoing
GUJCOST, GandhinagarDevelopment of self emulsifying drug delivery systems for poorly soluble antihypertensive drugDr. Shital Bhavin ButaniExternal FundingOngoing
SERB (Science and Engineering Research Board), DST (Department of Science and Technology)Liquid Phase combinatorial synthesis of benzimidazolo pyridine derivatives for antitubercular activityProf. Manjunath D GhateExternal FundingOngoing
GUJCOST, GandhinagarInvestigating the role of histone deacetylase(HDAC) inhibitors in diabetes and colon cancer, and development of site specific drug delivery systemsDr. Mayur Mahendrakumar Patel, Dr. Bhoomika Mayur PatelExternal FundingOngoing
GUJCOST, GandhinagarDevelopment and Optimization of Formulations Containing Glycin max (Soyabean), Moringa oleifera and Phoenix dactylifera for the Treatment of MalnutritionProf. Vimal Kumar Singhai, Prof. Tejal Amit MehtaExternal FundingOngoing
GUJCOST, GandhinagarComputer aided drug design and pharmacological evaluation of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitors: An Efficient conversion of Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory drugs to potent and highly selective COX-2 inhibitorsDr. Jignasa Ketan SavjaniExternal FundingOngoing
GUJCOST, GandhinagarInvestigation into the prevalence of pre-diabetic status in school going children in Gujarati population and evaluation of its association with various risk factorsDr. Snehal Sanjaykumar PatelExternal FundingOngoing
Nirma UniversityDesign synthesis and pharmacological evaluation of substituted quinoline derivatives as anticancer agentDr. Vivek Kumar VyasInternal FundingOngoing
Nirma UniversityStandardization of Polyherbal FormulationDr. Charmy S. KothariInternal FundingOngoing
Nirma UniversityPhytochemical Analysis of few plants belonging to family BrassiceaeDr. Dipal M GandhiInternal FundingOngoing
DST, Govt. of IndiaPhytochemistry of few plants belonging to family DilleniaceaeProf. Manjunath D Ghate, Dr. Iliyan IvanovExternal FundingOngoing
Nirma UniversityPhytochemistry of few plants belonging to family DilleniaceaeDr. Dipal M GandhiInternal FundingOngoing
GUJCOST (Minor Research Project)Comparative evaluation of various ACE inhibitors, spironolactone and selective beta blockers on cardiovascular complications associated with diabetes mellitusDr. Bhoomika Mayur Patel, Dr. Shraddha Vikas BhadadaExternal FundingOngoing
Nirma UniversityDevelopment of lipidic drug delivery system for bioavailability improvement of the poorly water soluble antihypertensive drugDr. Shital Bhavin ButaniInternal FundingOngoing
Nirma UniversityPhytochemical Analysis of few plants belonging to family BrassiceaeMiss. Dipal Mahendra GandhiInternal FundingOngoing
DST, Govt. of IndiaIndo-Bulgarian Joint Research project under Indo-Bulgarian program of co-operation in Science and TechnologyDr. Manjunath D Ghate, Dr.Lliyan IvanovExternal FundingOngoing
GUJCOST (Sci- Tech Project)Formulation and evaluation of topical formulations of Bosweellic acids guggulosterones for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritisMr.Dhruv Raval, Prof. Vimal Kumar SinghaiExternal FundingOngoing
Nirma UniversityDevelopment and Antimicrobial Screening of Novel Heterocyclic MoleculesDr. Jignasa Ketan SavjaniInternal FundingOngoing
GMDC Science and Research CenterSupramolecular: Nanomedicine and nanotechnology pre-concentration, separation and recovery of toxic trace metalProf.Y.K.AgrawalExternal FundingOngoing
GMDC Science and Research CenterSuper-critical Fluid ChromatographyProf.Y.K.AgrawalExternal FundingOngoing
GMDC Science and Research CenterSupercritical fluid technologyProf.Y.K.AgrawalExternal FundingOngoing
GUJCOSTStudies on design and development of dissolvable oral drug delivery systems of a poorly water soluble non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugProf. Tejal Amit MehtaExternal FundingOngoing
Nirma UniversitySynthesis of certain macromolecular ligands or receptors and their biological applicationsMr.Kuntal S MannaInternal FundingOngoing
Nirma UniversityPhytochemistry of few plants belonging to family DilleniaceaeMiss. Dipal Mahendra GandhiInternal FundingOngoing
Nirma UniversityDesigning of a polyherbal formulation for metabolic disorderMrs. Nagja Vidhushekhar TripathiInternal FundingOngoing
GUJCOST, GandhinagarInvestigation of the role of Tephrosia purpurea in the cardiovascular complications in ratsDr. Shraddha Vikas BhadadaExternal FundingCompleted
Nirma UniversityBeneficial effect of Pimpinella anisum in dealying cataractDr. Shraddha Vikas BhadadaInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma UniversityPharmacological Evaluation of Anti-urolithiatic activity of roots of Grewia flavescensDr. Niyati Sanjeev AcharyaInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma UniversityIn-Silico Designing, Synthesis and Pharmacological Evaluation of Novel Anticancer Agents.Miss. Palak Kirti ParikhInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma UniversityEvaluation of anti-hypertensive agent in cancer-cachexia induced cardiotoxicityDr. Bhoomika Mayur PatelInternal FundingCompleted
GUJCOST, GandhinagarInvestigation of mechanism of action of selected herbal drugs for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)Prof. Jigna Samir ShahExternal FundingCompleted
GUJCOST, GandhinagarInvestigation into neuroprotective effects of Bergenia ciliate roots in Alzheimer's disease with special reference to bergeninDr. Niyati Sanjeev AcharyaExternal FundingCompleted
GUJCOST, GandhinagarDesign and synthesis of quinoline derivatives as novel apoptosis inducersDr. Vivek Kumar VyasExternal FundingCompleted
GUJCOST, GandhinagarDevelopment and Optimization of mucoadhesive film for treatment of vaginal candidiasisDr. Renuka Deepak Mishra, Dr. Snehal Sanjaykumar PatelExternal FundingCompleted
GUJCOST, GandhinagarOcular iontophoretic delivery of nanoparticles via transscleral route for posterior diseaseDr. Jigar Nareshkumar Shah, Dr. Snehal Sanjaykumar PatelExternal FundingCompleted
Nirma UniversityStudies on Exploring Novel Excipients for Drug Delivery in Oral CavityDr. Dhaivat Chandrakant Parikh,Mr.Nimish Shah (IT,NU)Internal FundingCompleted
Nirma UniversityFormulation, development and evaluation of controlled drug delivery of analgesics via novel routesDr. Jigar Nareshkumar ShahInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma UniversityDesign, synthesis and phamacological evaluation of novel heterocyclic derivatives as anti-diabetic agentsDr. Bhumika Dipen PatelInternal FundingCompleted
DST, Govt. of IndiaIsolation of Bioactive Compound From Fruit Juice of Emblica officinalis and Investigation into the Molecular Mechanism of ActionDr. Snehal Sanjaykumar PatelExternal FundingCompleted
GUJCOSTIn-silico designing, synthesis and pharmacological screening of Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors as novel antidiabetic agentsProf. Manjunath D Ghate, Dr. Bhumika Dipen PatelExternal FundingCompleted
GUJCOST, GandhinagarCalixarene analogs and their pharmaceutical applications.Mr.Kuntal S Manna, Dr. Hardik Girishkumar Bhatt, Mr.External FundingCompleted
Nirma UniversityEvaluation of the role of HDAC inhibitors on cardiac hypertrophyDr. Bhoomika Mayur PatelInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma UniversityTreatment of allergic disorders by proper histamine management used in combination of plant derived histidine decarboxylase inhibitors and H1 antihistaminic drugsDr. Snehal Sanjaykumar PatelInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma UniversityDesign, synthesis and anticancer activity of novel substituted heterocyclic agentsDr. Hardik Girishkumar BhattInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma UniversityFormulation and Evaluation of colon targeted drug delivery systemsDr. Mayur Mahendrakumar PatelInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma UniversityEffect of C. crista seed extract on genetic material: An invitro genotoxicity assessmentDr. Niyati Sanjeev Acharya, Dr.Sonal BakshiInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma UniversityFormulation approaches for controlled release dosage forms of ocular delivery of levofloxacinDr. Jigar Nareshkumar ShahInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma UniversityAnalytical Method Development of Selected H1 Receptor AntagonistsMr. Nrupesh Ramanbhai PatelInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma UniversitySynthesis and Pharmacological Evaluation Some Substituted Heterocyclics as Anticancer AgentsDr. Vivek Kumar VyasInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma UniversityPhytopharmacological evaluation of flavanoid rich fraction of Tephrosia purpurea with respect to insulin dependent diabetes mellitus and its complicationsDr. Shraddha Vikas BhadadaInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma UniversityPhytochemical Analysis and Pharmacological Evaluation of Tephrosia Purpurea with special reference to Diabetes Mellitus & CataractDr. Shraddha Vikas BhadadaInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma UniversityFormulation, development of rapidly dissolving films containing anti-histaminic drugDr. Renuka Deepak MishraInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma UniversityFormulation and evaluation of colon targeted drug delivery system of mebeverine hydrochlorideDr. Mayur Mahendrakumar PatelInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma UniversityDesign, Synthesis and pharmacological evaluation of some substituted quinoline derivativesDr. Hardik Girishkumar BhattInternal FundingCompleted