Professional Experience

University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (UIPS),

Awards & Honours
Was awarded hundred percent grant from All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) New Delhi to present a poster at Chicago (U.S.A.)
Have been awarded the International Brain research Organization (IBRO) travel award to attend 3rd FAONS Symposium in Bangkok.
Attended Seminar for Lecturers and Senior Lecturers (29th M 2008) at UIPS, P.U. Chandigarh

, 2008

Attended a Workshop

on Workshop on Basics of Bio-Informatics at Panjab University, Chandigarh., in 2005 for 2 Days

Attended Workshop

on Workshop on Green Chemistry at NIPER.,

Participated in UGC sponsored Refresher course

on Refresher course in Life Sciences, organized by department of Biotechnology under the auspices of the Academic Staff college, Panjab University, Chandigarh and obtained Grade A.,
in 2005 for 20 Days

Research Paper/Articles Published
The discovery and development of new potential antioxidant agents for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases.

Journal: Expert Opinion Drug Discovery 2014. doi: 10.1517/17460441.2014.942218

Newly Synthesized Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors for Alleviating Alzheimer's Disease using Solid Lipid Nanoparticles.

Journal: Current Drug Therapy 2014. doi: 10.2174/1574885509666140804222101

Opportunity for the discovery of new drug molecules for future cancer chemotherapy based on novel targets.

Journal: Pharmacos 2012, 26- 34.

Akkinepally R.R. Molecular docking and receptor-specific 3D-QSAR studies of acetylcholinesterase inhibitors.

Journal: Molecular Diversity 2012, 16, 803-823.

Synthesis and pharmacological evaluation of some new naphthol derived aryloxy derivatives as cognition enhancers,

Journal: Medicinal Chemistry Research 2012, 21(8) 1771-1779.

Synthesis, molecular docking and antiamnesic activity of 2-Naphthyloxy derivatives,

Journal: Medicinal Chemistry 2012. PMID: 22921109.

Synthesis and pharmacological evaluation of some quinoline derivatives as potential cognition enhancers.

Journal: Arzneim-Forsch. /Drug Research 2011;61(7):373-8.

ChemInform Abstract: Synthesis and Pharmacological Evaluation of Some Quinoline Derivatives as Potential Cognition Enhancers.

Journal: ChemInform, 42: 2011, no. doi: 10.1002/chin.201144147.

Study of betaadrenoreceptor blocking and antihypertensive activity of a newly synthesized aryloxypropanolamine derivative,

Journal: PP-28 in laboratory animals Pharmacologyonline 2010, 1, 770-782

β- adrenoreceptor blocking and antihypertensive activity of PP-24, a newly synthesized aryloxypropanolamine derivative

Journal: Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 2008, 60 (11), 1501-1506

Synthesis and pharmacological evaluation of some quinoline derivatives as potential antiamnesic agents

Journal: J Young Pharmacists 2009, 1, 341.

Evaluation and QSAR Studies of 16-(4 and 3,4-Substituted) Benzylidene Derivatives as Anticancer Agents.

Journal: ”Medicinal Chemistry Research 2008 , 4, 229-236.

Towards Better Brain Management: Nootropics.

Journal: Current Medicinal Chemistry 2007, 14, 123.

“Comparison of 1-(2- naphthyloxymethylcarbonyl) pyrrolidine, PP-20/DPJ, newly synthesized compound with the nootropic drug piracetam in normal and aluminuminduced neurotoxic state.”

Journal: Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry 2006, 88, 301.

“N-[4-(pyrrolidine- 1-ylcarbonylmethoxy)phenyl] acetamide.”

Journal: Acta. Cryst. 2006, E61, 02868.

“Synthesis and Antineoplastic activity of some 16-benzylidene substituted steroidal oximes,”

Journal: Indian Journal of Chemistry, 2006, 44B, 2126.

“Synthesis and evaluation of some 16- benzylidene substituted 3,17- dioximino androstene derivatives as anticancer agents”,

Journal: Letters in drug Design and Discovery, 2, 451-455 (2006).

“N-[4- morpholinocarbonylmethoxy)phenyl] acetamido monohydrate.”

Journal: Acta. Cryst. 2005, E61.

“Synthesis and neuromuscular blocking activity of 16-β-piperidino epiandrosterone derivatives.”

Journal: Med. Chem. Res., 2005, 14, 229-240.

“17a-Allyl-3β-pyrrolidine-17a-aza-D-homoandrost-5-ene monohydrate.”

Journal: Acta. Cryst., 2004, E60, 0745.

“2-Naphthyloxy Derivatives of N,N-Substituted Acetamides: Synthesis and Pharmacological Evaluation.”

Journal: Indian J. Pharm. Sci., 2004, 66(5), 630.

“Synthesis and in vitro Antineoplastic Evaluation of certain 16-(para-substituted) Benzylidene Androst-5- ene Derivatives,”

Journal: Chemistry and Biodiversity, 2004, 1, 1529.

” 2 (2 Naphthyloxy)acetate derivatives I: a new class of antiamnesic agents.”

Journal: Acta. Cryst., 2003, C59, 0422.

1-[2-(4 Nitrophenoxy)acetyl]pyrrolidin-2-one:ana antiamnesic agent derivatives.”

Journal: Acta. Cryst., 2003, C59, 0514.

“2 [(2 Oxopyrrolidin-1-yl)carbonylmethyl]-2,3-dihydro-1Hisoindole-1,3-dione: an antiamnesic agent.”

Journal: Acta. Cryst., 2003, E59, 01012.

N-(2-Naphthyloxymethylcarbonyl) pyrrolidine.”.

Journal: Acta.Cryst.,2003, E59, 01334.

“N,N-Dimethyl-2-(2-naphthyloxy)acetamide monohydrate.”

Journal: Acta. Cryst., 2003, E59, 01120.

“Synthesis and neuromuscular blocking activity of 16β-piperidinosteroidal derivatives.”

Journal: Eur. J. Med. Chem., 2002, 36, 195-202.

“Synthesis and neuromuscular blocking activity of 16β-N-methylpiperazino steroidal derivatives.”

Journal: Eur. J. Med. Chem.,2002, 37, 901.

“Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of 16--pyrrolidino steroidal derivatives.”

Journal: ArzneimForsch. /Drug Res., 2003, 53, 73.


Journal: Acta. Cryst., 2002, E58, 01361.

“Synthesis and biological activity of 16β-morpholinosteroid derivatives.”

Journal: Ind. J. Chem., 2000, 39B, 363.

Invited Lectures and Chairperson-ships
Participated in Symposium

on 9th Chandigarh Symposium on New Biology at Department of Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh.

Attended the conference

on Conference Recipes to Success: Artificial Intelligence at Institute of Pharmaceutical Innovation, University of Bradford ,U.K on 2006-03-07

Attended the Conference

on Conference International Collaborative Research Grants , organized by Accociation of Commonwealth Unuversities, British Commission,United Kingdom at London. on 2006-03-24

Attended National Meeting

on 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL on 2007-03-25

Attended Convention Conference

on APTI Convention UIPS Panjab University

Attended Conference

on 1 st Chandigarh Science Congress, Panjab University. on 2007-03-10

Attended Conference

on Chascon 2008 (2nd Chandigarh Science Congress), Panjab University. on 2008-03-14

Research Areas of Interest: Development of New Chemical Entities of medicinal interest: Beta Blockers and Rho kinase inhibitors as antiglaucoma Agents and Cognitive Enhancers (Piracetam derivatives and acetylcholinesterase inhibitors)
Selected for the Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship 2005 by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, United Kingdom. The Fellowship 6 was tenable at the University of Strathclyde,Glasgow,U.K. for a period o six months (1-10-05 to 31-3-05 ).Worked in association with Dr.Simon P Mackay ( Group Leader, Medicinal Chemistry Research Labs., University Of trathclyde,Glasgow,U.K ) on development of some antileishmanial agents.
Included in the Panel of PCI Inspectors by the Pharmacy Council of India
Project Work
CSIR Project Rs. 1600000 Date of sanction : Nov, 2012

UGC Major Research Project Rs. 900000 Date of sanction : July, 2012

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