Research focus:Screening of medicinal plants / extracts / formulations for diabetes, arthritis, wound healing and cancer.
Research Interest:Guided six Ph.D Candidates in the area of arthritis, wound healing and cancer. Guiding : Post Doctoral Research Fellow(1) Ph.D candidates(2)
Awards:1.Dr. Sergio G. Litewka Gold Medal for filing Indian patent from Sri Ramachandra University, 2015. 2.Outstanding contribution award from the Society of Ethnopharmacology, Indian chapter 3.Certificate of merit in appreciation of meritorious research publication in 2011 at Sri Ramachandra University. 4.Young scientist award from Dept. of Science and Technology, SERC division under ‘Fast Track Scheme of Rs.15, 42,000/- from 2007- 2010. 5.‘Best Teacher Award’ in C. L. Baid Metha College of Pharmacy for the year 1995.
Life member, Association of Pharmacy Teachers of India- LM-133 Life member –Indian Pharmacist Association. Life member – Indian Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
Elected Fellow - Indian Chemical Society (LM-5979).