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Educational Qualification

    Ph D

Research Area

    Novel Drug Delivery System, Phytopharmacological screening and standardization of herbal drugs, Phytopharmacological studies on natural products for neuroprotective effects on AD animal models


  • Assistant Professor and Head of Department


  • Pharmacognosy

General Information


    Pharmacognosy , Phytochemistry


  • Dr. Niyati has 17 years of experience in teaching and research in the field of Pharmacognosy, phytochemistry and natural product research. She has published 34 research papers, 3 book chapters, 1 patent and presented 80 posters. She has completed one major research project from the Department of Biotechnology, one minor project from GUJCOST and has been involved in doing many consultancy projects. Being a recognized PG and PhD guide, guided 18 postgraduate students and 6 Ph. D students at Nirma University. She is a recipient of Dr. P.D. Sethi’s research paper award 2006 and best paper award at the International Symposium on Cancer research at GCRI in 2014. The research area of her interest includes phytopharmacology based investigations and characterization of biomarkers from medicinal plants having neuroprotective, wound healing, anticancer activity, development of novel formulations for the target delivery across BBB, analysis of unexplored natural drugs and herbal cosmetics and formulation development. Having membership in professional bodies like APTI, ISP, IPA, ISTE, Society of ethnopharmacology and IPGA and has been working as an editorial member and reviewer for many journals of Elsevier, Taylor and Francis and Willey.

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