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Dr. Pravin P. Kale
Assistant Professor (M. Pharm, Ph.D.)
Pravin Popatrao Kale


Academic – 10 years
Industry -1 Year and 8 Months

Thrust research areas:
Behavioral Pharmacology and Experimental Neurology

Publications/ Presentations:
Publications: 09
Presentations: 03

Research/ Sanctioned projects:

  • Completed- 02 (Minor research grant by University of Mumbai)
  • Ongoing- 01

Research students guided:

M. Pharm- 


Recent  publications:

  • Vallikalayil RP, Kale PP, Savai J. Evaluation of Anxiolytic effect of Zonisamide and its combination with Bupropion in mice. Indian J Exp Biol 2018 Jan; 56(1): 54-59.
  • Bohra BS, Kale PP. Evaluation of nootropic effects of galantamine and sildenafil as a combination in mice. Indian J Exp Biol. 2018 Jan; 56(1):60-65.
  • Bagwe SM, Kale PP, Bhatt LK, Prabhavalkar KS. Herbal approach in the treatment of pancytopenia. J Complement Integr Med. 2017 Mar 1;14(1). pii: /j/jcim.2017.14.issue-1/jcim-2016-0053/jcim-2016-0053.xml. doi: 10.1515/jcim-2016-0053.
  • Sawantdesai NS, Kale PP, Savai J. Evaluation of anxiolytic effects of aripiprazole and hydroxyzine as a combination in mice. J Basic Clin Pharm. 2016 Sep;7(4):97-104. doi: 10.4103/0976-0105.189429.
  • Kale PP, Addepalli V. Enhancement of nootropic effect of duloxetine and bupropion by caffeine in mice Indian Journal of Pharmacology. 2015;47(2):199-201. (Impact factor 0.68). DOI 10.4103/0253-7613.153430.
  • Patel S, Kale PP, Addepalli V. Sarkar A, Savai J. Effect of a combination of duloxetine with hydroxyzine on experimental models of anxiety in mice. Indian Journal of Pharmacology. 2015; 47(2):173-176. (Impact factor 0.68). DOI 10.4103/0253-7613.153424.
  • Kale PP, Addepalli V. Augmentation of antidepressant effects of duloxetine and bupropion by caffeine in mice. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior. 2014;124:238-244. (Impact factor 2.82) DOI 10.1016/j.pbb.2014.06.005.
  • Kale PP, Addepalli V. Enhancement of anxiolytic effect of duloxetine or bupropion by caffeine in mice. Journal of Caffeine Research. 2014;4(3):69-70. (Indexed in Pubmed, Thomson Reuters, etc.) DOI  10.1089/jcr.2014.0014.
  • Kale PP, Addepalli V, Sarkar A, Patel S, Savai J. The combination of antidepressant duloxetine with piracetam in mice does not produce enhancement of nootropic activity. Experimental Neurobiology. 2014;23(3):224-30. (Indexed in Pubmed, Scopus, etc) DOI: 10.5607/en.2014.23.3.224.
  • Kale PP, Addepalli V, Ghadawale S. Impact of pre-exposure of tail suspension on behavioural parameters like locomotion, exploration, and anxiety. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology. 2013;51(9):732-738. (Impact factor 0.75) (Indexed in Pubmed, Thomson Reuters, etc.)

Professional membership:

Life member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)



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