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.




Year - 2018

AgencyProject TitlePrincipal Investigator (s)Fund TypeProject Status
BRNS
Apr - 2018
Exploring non equilibrium atmospheric plasma for effective sterilization including biological safety aspectsDr. Shital Bhavin Butani,Co PI - Prof. Priti J MehtaExternal FundingOngoing

Year - 2017

AgencyProject TitlePrincipal Investigator (s)Fund TypeProject Status
ICMR
Feb - 2017
Epidemiology 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 FundingCompleted
AYUSH
Feb - 2017
Evaluation of radio protective potential of medicinally important Indian bamboo plants in cancerProf. Priti J Mehta,Dr Sonal Bakshi,Co PI - Dr. Snehal Sanjaykumar PatelExternal FundingOngoing

Year - 2016

AgencyProject TitlePrincipal Investigator (s)Fund TypeProject Status
Space Applications Centre
Dec - 2016
Determination 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 FundingCompleted
Nirma University
May - 2016
Solubility enhancement of BCS class II drug using self emulsifying drug delivery systemDr. Mohit Prakash ShahInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma University
May - 2016
Synthesis of co-crystal of acyclovir for improvement of physicochemical parametersDr. Jignasa Ketan SavjaniInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma University
May - 2016
Solubility enhancement of lead candidates as anti-diabetic agentsDr. Bhumika Dipen Patel, Dr. Nrupesh Ramanbhai PatelInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma University
May - 2016
Formulation development and evaluation of Nanoparticulate systems for targeted delivery of anticancer agentsDr. Mayur Mahendrakumar Patel,Co PI - Dr. Bhoomika Mayur PatelInternal FundingOngoing
GUJCOST, Gandhinagar
Apr - 2016
Screening 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 FundingCompleted
GUJCOST, Gandhinagar
Apr - 2016
Design and Synthesis of Novel Pteridine Derivatives as Aurora Kinase Inhibitors for the Treatment of CancerDr. Hardik Girishkumar Bhatt, Dr. Vivek Kumar VyasExternal FundingCompleted
GUJCOST, Gandhinagar
Apr - 2016
Investigation of the role of Tephrosia purpurea in the cardiovascular complications in ratsDr. Shraddha Vikas BhadadaExternal FundingCompleted
GUJCOST, Gandhinagar
Apr - 2016
Evaluation 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 FundingCompleted

Year - 2015

AgencyProject TitlePrincipal Investigator (s)Fund TypeProject Status
Nirma University
Sep - 2015
Evaluation of anti-hypertensive agent in cancer-cachexia induced cardiotoxicityDr. Bhoomika Mayur PatelInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma University
Sep - 2015
Beneficial effect of Pimpinella anisum in dealying cataractDr. Shraddha Vikas BhadadaInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma University
Sep - 2015
Pharmacological Evaluation of Anti-urolithiatic activity of roots of Grewia flavescensDr. Niyati Sanjeev AcharyaInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma University
Sep - 2015
In-Silico Designing, Synthesis and Pharmacological Evaluation of Novel Anticancer Agents.Miss. Palak Kirti ParikhInternal FundingCompleted
GUJCOST, Gandhinagar
Jul - 2015
Investigation of mechanism of action of selected herbal drugs for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)Prof. Jigna Samir ShahExternal FundingCompleted
Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB)
Jun - 2015
Exploring the effect of histone deacetylases(HDAC) in cancer-cachexia and their downstream targetsDr. Bhoomika Mayur PatelExternal FundingCompleted
GUJCOST, Gandhinagar
May - 2015
Investigation into neuroprotective effects of Bergenia ciliate roots in Alzheimer's disease with special reference to bergeninDr. Niyati Sanjeev AcharyaExternal FundingCompleted
GUJCOST, Gandhinagar
Mar - 2015
Design and synthesis of quinoline derivatives as novel apoptosis inducersDr. Vivek Kumar VyasExternal FundingCompleted
GUJCOST, Gandhinagar
Mar - 2015
Development and Optimization of mucoadhesive film for treatment of vaginal candidiasisDr. Renuka Deepak Mishra, Dr. Snehal Sanjaykumar PatelExternal FundingCompleted
GUJCOST, Gandhinagar
Mar - 2015
Ocular iontophoretic delivery of nanoparticles via transscleral route for posterior diseaseDr. Jigar Nareshkumar Shah, Dr. Snehal Sanjaykumar PatelExternal FundingCompleted

Year - 2014

AgencyProject TitlePrincipal Investigator (s)Fund TypeProject Status
GUJCOST, Gandhinagar
Dec - 2014
Isolation and characterization of marker from polyherbal formulationDr. Charmy S. Kothari, Prof. Priti J MehtaExternal FundingOngoing
GUJCOST, Gandhinagar
Dec - 2014
Development 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)
Oct - 2014
Liquid Phase combinatorial synthesis of benzimidazolo pyridine derivatives for antitubercular activityProf. Manjunath D GhateExternal FundingOngoing
GUJCOST, Gandhinagar
Jul - 2014
Investigating 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, Gandhinagar
Jul - 2014
Development 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, Gandhinagar
Jun - 2014
Computer 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, Gandhinagar
Jun - 2014
Investigation 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 University
May - 2014
Studies on Exploring Novel Excipients for Drug Delivery in Oral CavityDr. Dhaivat Chandrakant Parikh,Mr.Nimish Shah (IT,NU)Internal FundingCompleted

Year - 2013

AgencyProject TitlePrincipal Investigator (s)Fund TypeProject Status
Nirma University
Sep - 2013
Standardization of Polyherbal FormulationDr. Charmy S. KothariInternal FundingOngoing
Nirma University
Sep - 2013
Formulation, development and evaluation of controlled drug delivery of analgesics via novel routesDr. Jigar Nareshkumar ShahInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma University
Sep - 2013
Design, synthesis and phamacological evaluation of novel heterocyclic derivatives as anti-diabetic agentsDr. Bhumika Dipen PatelInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma University
Sep - 2013
Design synthesis and pharmacological evaluation of substituted quinoline derivatives as anticancer agentDr. Vivek Kumar VyasInternal FundingOngoing
DST, Govt. of India
Jun - 2013
Isolation of Bioactive Compound From Fruit Juice of Emblica officinalis and Investigation into the Molecular Mechanism of ActionDr. Snehal Sanjaykumar PatelExternal FundingCompleted
GUJCOST
Apr - 2013
In-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

Year - 2012

AgencyProject TitlePrincipal Investigator (s)Fund TypeProject Status
GUJCOST, Gandhinagar
Dec - 2012
Calixarene analogs and their pharmaceutical applications.Mr.Kuntal S Manna, Dr. Hardik Girishkumar Bhatt, Mr.External FundingCompleted
Nirma University
Jun - 2012
Evaluation of the role of HDAC inhibitors on cardiac hypertrophyDr. Bhoomika Mayur PatelInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma University
Jun - 2012
Phytochemical Analysis of few plants belonging to family BrassiceaeDr. Dipal M GandhiInternal FundingOngoing
Nirma University
Feb - 2012
Treatment 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 University
Feb - 2012
Effect of C. crista seed extract on genetic material: An invitro genotoxicity assessmentDr. Niyati Sanjeev Acharya, Dr.Sonal BakshiInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma University
Feb - 2012
Design, synthesis and anticancer activity of novel substituted heterocyclic agentsDr. Hardik Girishkumar BhattInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma University
Feb - 2012
Formulation and Evaluation of colon targeted drug delivery systemsDr. Mayur Mahendrakumar PatelInternal FundingCompleted

Year - 2010

AgencyProject TitlePrincipal Investigator (s)Fund TypeProject Status
Nirma University
Jul - 2010
Formulation approaches for controlled release dosage forms of ocular delivery of levofloxacinDr. Jigar Nareshkumar ShahInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma University
Jul - 2010
Analytical Method Development of Selected H1 Receptor AntagonistsDr. Nrupesh Ramanbhai PatelInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma University
Jul - 2010
Synthesis and Pharmacological Evaluation Some Substituted Heterocyclics as Anticancer AgentsDr. Vivek Kumar VyasInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma University
Jul - 2010
Phytopharmacological evaluation of flavanoid rich fraction of Tephrosia purpurea with respect to insulin dependent diabetes mellitus and its complicationsDr. Shraddha Vikas BhadadaInternal FundingCompleted
DST, Govt. of India
Jun - 2010
Phytochemistry of few plants belonging to family DilleniaceaeProf. Manjunath D Ghate, Dr. Iliyan IvanovExternal FundingOngoing

Year - 2009

AgencyProject TitlePrincipal Investigator (s)Fund TypeProject Status
Nirma University
Jun - 2009
Phytochemistry of few plants belonging to family DilleniaceaeDr. Dipal M GandhiInternal FundingOngoing

Year - 2008

AgencyProject TitlePrincipal Investigator (s)Fund TypeProject Status
Nirma University
Dec - 2008
Phytochemical Analysis and Pharmacological Evaluation of Tephrosia Purpurea with special reference to Diabetes Mellitus & CataractDr. Shraddha Vikas BhadadaInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma University
Mar - 2008
Formulation, development of rapidly dissolving films containing anti-histaminic drugDr. Renuka Deepak MishraInternal FundingCompleted
Nirma University
Jan - 2008
Formulation and evaluation of colon targeted drug delivery system of mebeverine hydrochlorideDr. Mayur Mahendrakumar PatelInternal FundingCompleted

Year - 2007

AgencyProject TitlePrincipal Investigator (s)Fund TypeProject Status
Nirma University
Jan - 2007
Design, Synthesis and pharmacological evaluation of some substituted quinoline derivativesDr. Hardik Girishkumar BhattInternal FundingCompleted

Year - 2006

AgencyProject TitlePrincipal Investigator (s)Fund TypeProject Status
GUJCOST (Minor Research Project)
Jun - 2006
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

Year - -

AgencyProject TitlePrincipal Investigator (s)Fund TypeProject Status
Nirma University
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Development of lipidic drug delivery system for bioavailability improvement of the poorly water soluble antihypertensive drugDr. Shital Bhavin ButaniInternal FundingOngoing
Nirma University
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Synthesis of certain macromolecular ligands or receptors and their biological applicationsMr.Kuntal S MannaInternal FundingOngoing
Nirma University
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Phytochemistry of few plants belonging to family DilleniaceaeMiss. Dipal Mahendra GandhiInternal FundingOngoing
Nirma University
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Designing of a polyherbal formulation for metabolic disorderDr. Nagja Vidhushekhar TripathiInternal FundingOngoing
Nirma University
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Phytochemical Analysis of few plants belonging to family BrassiceaeMiss. Dipal Mahendra GandhiInternal FundingOngoing
DST, Govt. of India
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Indo-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)
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Formulation and evaluation of topical formulations of Bosweellic acids guggulosterones for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritisMr.Dhruv Raval, Prof. Vimal Kumar SinghaiExternal FundingOngoing
Nirma University
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Development and Antimicrobial Screening of Novel Heterocyclic MoleculesDr. Jignasa Ketan SavjaniInternal FundingOngoing
GMDC Science and Research Center
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Supramolecular: Nanomedicine and nanotechnology pre-concentration, separation and recovery of toxic trace metalProf.Y.K.AgrawalExternal FundingOngoing
GMDC Science and Research Center
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Super-critical Fluid ChromatographyProf.Y.K.AgrawalExternal FundingOngoing
GMDC Science and Research Center
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Supercritical fluid technologyProf.Y.K.AgrawalExternal FundingOngoing
GUJCOST
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Studies on design and development of dissolvable oral drug delivery systems of a poorly water soluble non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugProf. Tejal Amit MehtaExternal FundingOngoing