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Educational Qualification

    PhD

Research Area

    Cancer, central nervous system and inflammatory disorders. , gastrointestinal pharmacoloy, neurodegeneration, Alzheimer’s disease, Clinical Research, Diabetes, Breast Cancer, Oral Cancer

Designation

  • Professor and Head of Department

Department

  • Pharmacology

General Information

Specialisation

    Pharmacology and Clinical Research , Pharmacovigilance

About

  • Dr. Jigna Shah is currently working as a Professor and Head at Department of Pharmacology at Institute of Pharmacy, Nirma University, Ahmedabad. She is actively involved in oncology and neurodegenerative disorders research. Her area of research interest is oncology, neuropharmacology, metabolic disorders, Clinical research, and Pharmacovigilance. Currently, she is working on the externally funded research project from GSBTM in the area of neuropharmacology as well as Nirma University funded major research project in the area of oncology. She has successfully completed three externally funded research projects from AICTE and GUJCOST. She has also completed a few consultancy assignments in the area of toxicity studies, oncology neuropharmacology, gastroenterology, and wound healing also. She has guided several postgraduate students and presently guiding 6 Ph.D. students. She has published more than 45 research papers in reputed journals. She was awarded Gold medal for securing highest marks in the final year B. Pharm. in Pharmacology subject at L. M. College of Pharmacy, Ahmedabad. She has also won awards for the best paper presentation at various national and international conferences. She is a life member of professional organizations like Association of Pharmacy Teachers of India, Indian Pharmaceutical Association, Indian Pharmacological Society, Indian Society for Technical Education and Indian Society of Pharmacovigilance.

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