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Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Dr. Kavitkumar N. Patel
Assistant Professor (M. Pharm, Ph.D.)
Dr. Kavitkumar N. Patel
Pharmaceutical Chemistry / Medicinal Chemistry

Academics: 4 Years

Thrust Research Areas:
Medicinal Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Computer Aided Drug Design; Drug design and synthesis of antitubercular and antibacterial drugs.

Publications/ Presentations:
Publications: 09
Presentations: 06

Recent Publications:
Atul P. Sherje*, Forum Patel, Manikanta Murahari, Vasanti Suvarna, Kavitkumar Patel, Study on Effect of L-Arginine on Solubility and Dissolution of Zaltoprofen: Preparation and Characterization of Binary and Ternary Cyclodextrin Inclusion Complexes” Chemical Physics Letters, Volume 694, 120-128. (IF-1.815)
Tabassum Khan, Kaksha Sankhe, Vasanti Suvarna, Atul Sherje, Kavitkumar Patel, Bhushan Dravyakar; DNA gyrase inhibitors: Progress and synthesis of potent compounds as antibacterial agents, Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, Volume 103, 923–938. (IF-2.759) Kavitkumar N. Patel, Vikas N. Telvekar*; Design, synthesis and antitubercular evaluation of novel series of N-[4-(piperazin-1-yl)phenyl]cinnamamide derivatives; European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry (2014) 75, 43-56.
Nikhil C. Jadhav, Prashant B. Jagadhane, Kavitkumar N. Patel, Vikas N. Telvekar*; An expedient route to the azoles through oxidative desulfurization using iodine reagent; Tetrahedron Letters (2013), 54 (1), 101–105.
Kavitkumar N. Patel, Nikhil C. Jadhav, Prashant B. Jagadhane and Vikas N. Telvekar*; A novel strategy for construction of azole heterocycles via oxidative desulfurization approach using iodobenzene and Oxone®; Synlett (2012), 23 (13), 1970–1972.
Vikas N. Telvekar*, Kavitkumar N. Patel; Pharmacophore Development and Docking Studies of the HIV-1 Integrase Inhibitors Derived from N-methylpyrimidones, Dihydroxypyrimidines, and Bicyclic Pyrimidinones; Chemical Biology and Drug Design (2011), 78 (1), 150–160.
Vikas N. Telvekar*, Kavit N. Patel, Harish S. Kundaikar, Hemchandra K. Chaudhari; A novel system for the synthesis of nitriles from aldehydes using aqueous ammonia and sodium dichloroiodate; Tetrahedron Letters (2008), 49 (14), 2213-2215.


Awarded with Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) from University Grant Commission (UGC), Government of India for pursuing Ph.D.
Awarded travel grant by DST and ICMR to attend Tetrahedron Symposium in Vienna, Austria 2013.

Conferences/ Workshops/ Seminars attended: 20

Contact details:

Tel. (O): 022-4233 2052 (Ext. 2060)