B. Pharm (The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai)
M. Pharm in Pharmacology (The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai)
PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Jadavpur University, Kolkata)
Area of Specialization: Pharmacology
Research interest: Experimental chemical carcinogenesis, Inflammatory cascade, Preclinical evaluation of potential drug candidates for hepatoprotective and normoglycemic activities, and applied research on anti-doping activity.
Testing potential drug candidates for their ability to inhibit cellular proliferation, augment apoptosis and express p53 gene is a clear pre-clinical evidence for their anti-neoplastic potential. My research interest focuses on this three dimensional evaluation of newer molecules against a defined model of experimental chemical carcinogenesis. Further investigation of inflammatory cascades in which various biochemical events promulgate and develop into disease state invokes a sense of inquiry in me. The models of drug-induced hepatic injury and alloxan-induced hyperglycemia are my complementary research activities on necessity basis. My passion for sports and academic specialization has opened an entirely newer avenue to explore my chances in the applied research on anti-doping activities ranging from on field evaluation of athletes to genetic aspects of doping.