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Faculty
Pharmacology
Dr. Lokesh Kumar Bhatt
Associate Professor (M. Pharm, Ph.D.)
Dr. Lokesh Kumar Bhatt
Area of Specialization
Pharmacology, Toxicology & Therapeutics

Experience
Teaching: 10 years
Industry: 2 years

Interest areas
Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Diabetic Complications

Research
Publications – 19 (International- 16, National- 03)
Presentations- 06 (International- 04, National- 02)
Research projects- Completed-02

Recent Publications
  • Lotankar, S., Prabhavalkar, K. S., & Bhatt, L. K. (2017). Biomarkers for Parkinson’s disease: recent advancement. Neuroscience Bulletin, 1-13.
  • Sanchala, D., Bhatt, L. K., & Prabhavalkar, K. S. (2017). Therapeutic approaches for the treatment of epidermal growth factor receptor mutated lung cancer. Current cancer drug targets.
  • Sanchala, D.S., Bhatt, L.K. and Prabhavalkar, K.S., 2017. Oncolytic Herpes Simplex Viral Therapy: A Stride toward Selective Targeting of Cancer Cells. Frontiers in pharmacology8.
  • Menon, N., Prabhavalkar, K. S., & Bhatt, L. K. (2017). Neuropeptides: A promising target for treating seizures. Neuropeptides.
  • Bhounsule, A. S., Bhatt, L. K., Prabhavalkar, K. S., & Oza, M. (2017). Cyclin Dependent Kinase 5: A novel avenue for alzheimer’s disease. Brain Research Bulletin.
  • Mokashi, P., Bhatt, L. K., Khanna, A., & Pandita, N. (2017). Swertisin rich fraction from Enicostema littorale ameliorates hyperglycemia and hyperlipidemia in high-fat fed diet and low dose streptozotacin induced type 2 diabetes mellitus in rats. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy.
  • Bhounsule AS, Bhatt LK, Prabhavalkar KS, Oza M. Cyclin dependent kinase 5: A novel avenue for Alzheimer's disease. Brain Res Bull 2017, 132:28-38.
  • Sanchala DS1Bhatt LK1Prabhavalkar KS1. Oncolytic Herpes Simplex Viral Therapy: A Stride toward Selective Targeting of Cancer Cells. Front Pharmacol. 2017, 16; 8:270. 
  • Parkar NA, Bhatt LK, Addepalli V.Efficacy of nobiletin, a citrus flavonoid, in the treatment of the cardiovascular dysfunction of diabetes in rats. Food Funct. 2016 Jul 13;7(7):3121-9.
  • Mishra R, Prabhavalkar KS, Bhatt LK. Preparation, optimization, and evaluation of Zaltoprofen-loaded microemulsion and microemulsion-based gel for transdermal delivery. J Liposome Res. 2016 Jan 19:1-10. 
  • Prabhavalkar KS, Poovanpallil NB, Bhatt LK. Management of bipolar depression with lamotrigine: an antiepileptic mood stabilizer. Front Pharmacol. 2015 Oct 23;6:242.
  • Bhatt LK, Addepalli V. Potentiation of Matrix Metalloproteinase 2 & 9 inhibitory action of minocycline by aspirin: An approach to attenuate outcome of acute myocardial infarction in diabetes. Archives of Medical Research 2014 Apr;45(3):203-9 (Impact factor 2.645)
  • Bhatt LK, Addepalli V. Attenuation of Cardiac Autonomic Neuropathy and Left Ventricular Function by Inhibition of Matrix Metalloproteinase 2&9 in Diabetic Rats. Circulation. 2012; 126: A18480 (Abstract) (Impact factor 14.4).

Awards

1. Metabolic Endocrine Education Foundation (MEFF), California, USA awarded US$ 250 for presenting a paper at 12th World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease” held on 20-22nd Nov 2014 at Los Angeles, California, USA

2. Department of Science and Technology (DST) India awarded travel grant of Rs 1,00,000/- for presenting a paper at 12th World Congress on Insulin Resistance Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease, California, USA

3. American Heart Association’s Award:  American Heart Association awarded US$ 2000 for presenting a paper at Scientific Sessions at Los Angeles, USA, November 2012.

4. Indian  Council  of  Medical  Research  (ICMR)  has  awarded  travel  grant  of Rupees 1,00,000/- for attending AHA (American Heart Association) Scientific session, Los Angeles, USA.

5. ASPET Travel Grant:  American society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Awarded travel grant for presenting present paper at ASPET annual meeting, Experimental Biology, April 2010, Anaheim, CA, USA. (This award has been funded from the I. C. Winter Fund.)

6. Barrie Hesp Award:   Awarded US$ 1000 for paper presented at Keystone Symposia:  Complication of Diabetes and Obesity, March 2009, Vancouver, Canada.

7. All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has awarded travel grant for attending Keystone Symposia: Complication of Diabetes and Obesity, March 2009, Vancouver, Canada.

Professional Memberships
1.    Indian Pharmacological Society (IPS)
2.    American Heart Association (AHA)
3.    American society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET)

E-mail (O)- lokesh.bhatt@bncp.ac.in

Tel. 022 42332079