Education
Professional Experience
Assistant Professor

University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (UIPS),

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Achievements
Awards & Honours
INDIRA VASUDEVAN AWARD (Best Paper Award in field of cancer research) at the IABMS, 32nd Annual Conference held at Department of Nuclear Medicine, at Panjab University, Nov,11.

in 2011

Best Paper Award in Pharmaceutical & Medical Sciences at the CHASCON-08, 2nd Chandigarh Science Congress held at University institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, at Panjab University, Mar’08.

in 2008

Best Paper Award in Medicinal Chemistry at the 12th Annual Convention APTI held at University institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, at Panjab University, Oct’07.

in 2007

Best Paper Award in Molecular Medicines at the symposium held at Department of Biochemistry at Panjab University, 19-20 Feb’06.

in 2006

Best Paper Award in Medicinal Chemistry at 57th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress held at Hyderabad, 2-4 Dec’05

in 2005

Books/Chapters of Book Published
Neelima Dhingra and Tilak Raj Bhardwaj; Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia : an Overview (Various treatment option for enlarged prostate); Lambert Academic Publishers

ISSN/ISBN No: ISBN: 978-3-659-1910

Research Paper/Articles Published
Synthesis, antiproliferative, acute toxicity and assessment of antiandrogenic activities of some newly synthesized lactam

Journal: Eur.J.Med.Chem., 45 (6) 2229-2236 (2010)

Synthesis, antiproliferative, acute toxicity and assessment of antiandrogenic activities of some new androstane derivatives

Journal: Med Chem Res, Published online , DOI 10.1007/s00044-010- 9393-3

17-oximino-5-androsten-3β-yl esters: Synthesis , antiproliferative , acute toxicity and effect on serum androgen level

Journal: Arch Pharm Res . 34(7) 1055-1063,2011

Benign prostatic Hyperplasia: Overview of existing Treatment

Journal: Indian J. Pharmacology, 43(1), 6-12, 2011. (popular article)

Involvement of apoptosis in 17-oxo-17a-aza-D-homo-5-androsten-3b-yl phenyl acetate induced toxicity in mouse macrophages

Journal: Der Pharmacia Lettre , 3 (1) 416-424 (2011)

17-Oxo-5- androsten-3β-yl 4-methoxybenzoate induces programmed cell death in mouse peritoneal macrophages

Synthesis of Steroidal 5α-Reductase Inhibitors

Journal: Proceedings of APTI 12th Annual National Convention

17-Hydroximino Steroids with enhanced cytotoxicity against liver and neuroblastmna cancer cells

Journal: Biomedicine: 2012; 32(2):169 – 174

Others
Area of Specialization: Pharmaceutical Chemistry/Medicinal Chemistry.
Patents:- US PATENT 8435975: Novel Steroidal Esters of 17-oximino-5-androsten-3β-ol.
Patents:- US PATENT 8207222: Nitric Oxide Releasing Derivatives of Paracetamol
Patents:- 2352 DEL 2008/ (CSIR Patent Application no 187 NF 2007)/: Novel Steroidal Esters as 5α- Reductase Inhibitors & Antiproliferative Agents in Vol. 17, 2010.
Patents:- 2349DEL2008 : Nitric Oxide Releasing nitrate ester Derivatives of Salicylamide in Vol. 17,2010.
Patents:- 2351Del 2008: Preparation and Evaluation of Gastroprotective Hydroxyimine Prodrugs of Ketpoprofen in Vol. 17, 2010.
Patents:- 2254DEL2008: Preparation and Evaluation of Gastroprotective dicarboxamide derivatives of Ibuprofen in Vol. 17, 2010.
Project Work
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