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Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Ms. Vasanti Suvarna
Assistant Professor (M. Pharm)
Pharmaceutical chemistry, Quality Assurance

Teaching: 12 years
Industry: 02 Years

Thrust research areas:
Natural product chemistry, analytical method development

Research Publications:18

Presentations: 14

Books/ Book chapters:
Book chapters- 02 Research/ Sanctioned Projects:
Completed- 02 (University of Mumbai minor research grant Research students guided: M. Pharm- 13 Conferences/ Seminars/

Workshops attended: 20

Recent Publications:
  • Suvarna, Vasanti, Manikanta Murahari, Tabassum Khan, Pramila Chaubey, and Preeti Sangave. "Phytochemicals and PI3K Inhibitors in Cancer—An Insight." Frontiers in pharmacology 8 (2017). Suvarna, Vasanti, Siddhata Thorat, Usha Nayak, Atul Sherje, and Manikanta Murahari. "Host-guest interaction study of Efavirenz with hydroxypropyl-ß-cyclodextrin and l-arginine by computational simulation studies: Preparation and characterization of supramolecular complexes." Journal of Molecular Liquids 259 (2018): 55-64.
  • 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 103 (2018) 923–938.
  • Sherje, Atul P., Manikanta Murahari, Vasanti Suvarna, and 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 (2018).
  • Chaubey, Pramila, Brahmeshwar Mishra, Shyam Lal Mudavath, Ravi R. Patel, Sundeep Chaurasia, Shyam Sundar, Vasanti Suvarna, and Marvis Monteiro. "Mannose-conjugated curcumin-chitosan nanoparticles: Efficacy and toxicity assessments against Leishmania donovani." International journal of biological macromolecules (2018).
  • Suvarna, Vasanti M., and Preeti C. Sangave. "HPLC Estimation, Ex vivo Everted Sac Permeability and In Vivo Pharmacokinetic Studies of Darunavir." Journal of chromatographic science (2018).
  • Atul P. Sherje, Vaidehi Kulkarni, Manikanta Murahari, Usha Y. Nayak, Pritesh Bhat, Vasanti Suvarna, and Bhushan Dravyakar. Inclusion Complexation of Etodolac with Hydroxypropyl-betacyclodextrin and Auxiliary Agents: Formulation Characterization and Molecular Modeling Studies. Molecular Pharmaceutics. 2017, 14, 1231-1242 (Impact factor- 4.440).
  • Vasanti Suvarna, Apeksha Kajwe, Manikanta Murahari, Gurubasavaraj V. Pujar, Bharath Kumar Inturi, Atul P. Sherje. Inclusion Complexes of Nateglinide with HP–ß–CD and L-Arginine for Solubility and Dissolution Enhancement: Preparation, Characterization, and Molecular Docking Study. 2017; 12(2):168-181.
  • (Impact factor-2.234). 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.
  • Suvarna V, Gujar P, Murahari M. Complexation of phytochemicals with cyclodextrin derivatives - An insight. Biomed Pharmacother. 2017, 88:1122-1144.
  • Influence of Auxiliary Agents on Solubility and Dissolution Profile of Repaglinide with Cyclodextrin: Inclusion Complex Formation and its Solid-state Characterization, J Incl Pheno Macro Chem. 2015; 83 (3):239-250 (IF 1.4881).
  • S. Suvarna, S.Patil. Antifungal activity of selected plant extracts against human fungal pathogens. J Herbal Med Toxicol. 2009; 3(2):151-153.
  • Microspheres: a brief review. Asian Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2015;5(47):13-19
  • Pharmacological evaluation and development of an antiulcer polyherbal formulation. World Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2015; 4,(5):708-15
  • Professional Memberships: Life member of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI) Life member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)

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