Dr. Lokesh Kumar Bhatt
Professor & HOD of Pharmacology
M. Pharm. Ph.D.
Area of Specialization:
Pharmacology, Toxicology & Therapeutics
Teaching: 15 years
Industry: 2 years
Thrust research areas:
Molecular and Applied Pharmacology
Metabolic Endocrine Education Foundation (MEFF), California, USA awarded grant 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
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, November 2014.
American Heart Association’s Award: American Heart Association awarded US$ 2000 for presenting a paper at Scientific Sessions at Los Angeles, USA, November 2012.
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.
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.)
Barrie Hesp Award: Awarded US$ 1000 for paper presented at Keystone Symposia: Complication of Diabetes and Obesity, March 2009, Vancouver, Canada.
All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has awarded travel grant for attending Keystone Symposia: Complication of Diabetes and Obesity, March 2009, Vancouver, Canada.
Books/Book chapters: 6
- Parab A; Bhatt Lokesh & Omri A, “Targeting Epigenetic Mechanisms: A Boon for Cancer Immunotherapy”, Biomedicines, 2023, 9(11), 169(IF:4.757)
Sharma M; Prabhavalkar Kedar & Bhatt Lokesh Elabela peptide: an emerging target in therapeutics, Current Drug Targets, October 2022, 23(14). 1304-1318(IF: 2.937) DOI: 10.2174/1389450123666220826160123
K Reema; Parihar N; Prabhavalkar Kedar& Bhatt Lokesh, Emerging targets signalling for inflammation in Parkinson's disease drug discovery, Metabolic Brain Disease. October 2022, 37(7), 2143-2161(IF: 3.584), DOI: 10.1007/s11011-022-00999-2
Savla S; Prabhavalkar K; Bhatt Lokesh, Liver X receptor: a potential target in the treatment of atherosclerosis, Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Targets, 2022, 26(7), 645-658(IF: 6.797) DOI: 10.1080/14728222.2022.2117610
Shaikh F & Bhatt Lokesh, Cardioprotective effect of polymyxin-b and dantrolene combination on isoproterenol-induced hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in rats, via attenuation of calmodulin-dependent protein kinase ii, Chemistry Biodiversity, October 2022, 19(10), e202200309 (IF:2.745) DOI: 10.1002/cbdv.202200309
Sharma M & Bhatt Lokesh, Emerging therapeutic targets for heart failure. Current Cardiology Reports, 2022, 24(11), 1737-1754, (IF:3.995) Review article. Online ahead of print. 10.1007/s11886-022-01789-z
Gokani S & Bhatt Lokesh, Caveolin-1: A promising therapeutic target for diverse diseases. Current Molecular Pharmacology, January 2022, 15(5), 701-715(IF: 3.339) DOI: 10.2174/1874467214666211130155902
Raut D; Vora A & Bhatt Lokesh, The Wnt/ß-catenin pathway in breast cancer therapy: a pre-clinical perspective of its targeting for clinical translation. Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy, January 2022, 22(1), 97-114. (IF:4.512) DOI: 10.1080/14737140.2022.2016398
Patel P; Barve K & Bhatt Lokesh, Narirutin-rich fraction from grape fruit peel protects against transient cerebral ischemia reperfusion injury in rats, Nutritional Neuroscience, May 2022, 25(5), 920-930, (IF:5.00) DOI: 10.1080/1028415X.2020.1821518
Jain K; Barve K & Bhatt Lokesh, Gasdermins: Pore forming proteins as a potential therapeutic target, Current Protein & Peptide Science, May 2022, 23(3), 133-151(IF: 3.272) Review article. 10.2174/1389203723666220510123740
Bhatt Lokesh; Gokani S & Barve K, in the book titled Handbook of Oxidative Stress in Cancer: Therapeutic Aspects, chapter published Colon Cancer Stem Cells: Target for Treatment of Oxidative Stress Induced Colorectal Cancer, ISBN 978-981-16-1247-3, Springer. 10.1080/15384047.2019.1599660
Filed with complete specifications: 1
Research/ Sponsored projects:
Government: 3 (INR 1 Lac)
Industry: 3 (INR 3 Lac)
Invited talks: 03
Research students guided:
M. Pharm: 15
Conferences attended: 15
Workshops attended: 4
Seminars attended: 2
Paper Presentations: 15
Indian Pharmacological Society,
Indian Pharmaceutical Association,
Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences India
Tel. 022-4233 2052 (Ext 2079)