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Faculty
Pharmacognosy
Manisha J. Oza
Assistant Professor (M. Pharm)
Specialisation:
Pharmacognosy

Experience:
Academic: 11 Years

Thrust Research areas:

Phytopharmacology mainly focusing on molecular pharmacology (diabetes and complications) Herbal drug formulation
Publications/ Presentations:
Publications: 2 (National)
Presentations: 4
She has received a research grant from Mumbai University during 2010-11 and 2014-15

Awards:

Received third prize for the poster entitled “Progression of diabetic neuropathy in type 2 diabetes in Sprague Dawley rats” in poster competition at three days “International Conference on Challenges in Drug Discovery & Delivery”, organized by Department of Pharmacy, BITS Pilani, and Pilani Campus, 2nd -4th March, 2017.

Conferences/ Workshops/ Seminars attended: 09

Research/ Sponsored projects:

Completed- 2 (University of Mumbai minor research grant)

Ongoing- 1 (University of Mumbai minor research grant)

Research Students: 1
Recent Publications
  • Kambli L, Bhatt LK, Oza M, Prabhavalkar K. Novel therapeutic targets for epilepsy intervention. Seizure. 2017. 51:27-34
  • Bhounsule AS, Bhatt LK, Prabhavalkar KS, Oza M. Cyclin Dependent Kinase 5: A novel avenue for alzheimer’s disease. Brain Research Bulletin. 2017. 132:28-38.
  • Manisha J. Oza and Yogesh A. Kulkarni. Traditional uses, Phytochemistry and Pharmacology of the Medicinal Species of the genus Cordia (Boraginaceae). Journal of pharmacy and pharmacology. 2017, 69(7):755-789
  • Oza MJ, Kulkarni YA. Phytochemicals and complications in type 2 diabetes- an update. IJPSR, 2016; Vol. 7(1): 14-24.
  • Mallya R, Oza M, Ravikumar P, Apte M. Phytochemical and pharmacological studies of stem bark of Cordia myxa Roxb extract. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. 2015; 7(3)
  • Oza MJ, Kulkarni YA. Metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes-role of herbal antioxidants. In the book entitled “Recent progress in medicinal plants”. Studium Press LLC, USA. 2017.
  • Oza MJ, Garud MS, Gaikwad AB, Kulkarni YA. Fibromyalgia Syndrome: Role of Obesity and Nutrients. Elsevier Inc. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-805376-8.00007-1. 2017.
  • M.S. Garud, M.J. Oza, A.B. Gaikwad, Y.A. Kulkarni. Natural Remedies for Treatment of Cancer Pain. In the book entitled “Nutritional Modulators of Pain in the Aging Population” Elsevier Inc. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-805186-3.00008-4. 2017.
  • Y.A. Kulkarni, M.S. Garud, M.J. Oza, A.B. Gaikwad. Biomarkers of Multiple Sclerosis and Their Modulation by Natural Products. In the book entitled “Nutrition and Lifestyle in Neurological Autoimmune Diseases” Elsevier Inc. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-805298-3.00028-1. 2017.
  • Kulkarni YA, Garud MS, Oza MJ, Barve KH, Gaikwad AB. Diabetes, diabetic complications, and flavonoids. Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs. In the book entitled “Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs” Elsevier Inc. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-802972-5.00005-6. 2016.
  • Vasanti S, Utkarsh P, Anila K, Manisha O. Development and Characterization of Solid Self-emulsifying Drug Delivery System Containing Nateglinide. Asian journal of Pharmaceutics 2017, 11 (1): 27- 36.
  • Yogesh A. Kulkarni, Mayuresh S. Garud, Manisha J. Oza, Kalyani H. Barve, Anil B. Gaikwad (2016). Diabetes, diabetic complications, and flavonoids. In: Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs, Academic Press: Elsevier, USA. 77-104.
  • Oza, Manisha J., and Yogesh A. Kulkarni. "Traditional uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology of the medicinal species of the genus Cordia (Boraginaceae)." Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology (2017).
Professional Memberships:

Life member of APTI
Life member of ISTE

Contact details:
E-mail: manisha.oza@bncp.ac.in
Tel (O.) 022 4233 2052 (Ext. 2060)