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Educational Qualification

    PhD

Research Area

    Design and Synthesis of Lead Candidates, Computer Aided Drug Design (CADD), Cancer biology, HIV, Inflammation, Tuberculosis, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Development and Validation of Analytical methods for Pharmaceuticals

Designation

  • Associate Professor and Head of Department

Department

  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry

General Information

Specialisation

    Pharmaceutical Chemistry , Synthetic Medicinal Chemistry

About

  • Dr Hardik Bhatt is working as Associate Professor and Head in Dept of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and has more than 15 years of teaching & research experiences. He is also looking after Centre for Advance Instrumentation (CAI) facility at Nirma University. He has completed his PhD from Nirma University in 2009. Dr Bhatt is a recipient of Gold Medal for standing First in MPharm in Pharmaceutical Chemistry at Gujarat University in 2004. His areas of research interest are drug design, QSAR, molecular modelling, synthesis of NCEs and their evaluation as potent therapeutic agents in areas of Cancer, HIV, Tuberculosis, etc. He has published more than 28 research and review articles in reputed international and national journals and authored 4 books including three editions of “Practicals in Organic and Medicinal Chemistry” and first edition of “Practicals in Pharmaceutical Analysis I”. Dr Bhatt has working experience in various major and minor research projects sponsored by GSBTM, GUJCOST and Nirma University. He had presented research papers at various international and national conferences including 245 ACS Annual Meeting and Exposition, Louisiana, USA; 2009 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition, Los Angeles, USA; ISCB Conferences; National Conference at IIT-G; Indian Pharmaceutical Congress (IPC) and at state level paper presentation competitions sponsored by GUJCOST. Dr Bhatt has received various travel grants from DST, ICMR, CSIR, etc. Research papers presented or co-authored by him won several prizes at various conferences. Overall he has more than 80 presentations to his credit. He has reviewed international research grants as well as many articles. Dr Bhatt is recognised PG and PhD guide of Nirma University. He has been actively involved in various capacities in organising national and international conferences/workshops. Dr Bhatt is member of Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC), American Chemical Society, Indian Pharmaceutical Association, Indian Society for Chemists and Biologists, Association for Pharmacy Teachers of India & Indian Society for Technical Education.

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