Kavita Gulati

Kavita Gulati PhD


Director-Professor, Pharmacology, Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute, University of Delhi

Field of Expertise
Traditional Medicine
Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute, University of Delhi

Dr. Kavita Gulati is Director-Professor in Pharmacology at Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute, University of Delhi. She did masters degree in Pharmacology from the AIIMS and subsequently Ph.D from the University of Delhi. Dr Gulati has 29 years of teaching and research experience in Clinical & Experimental Pharmacology and Toxicology in different capacities in India and abroad. She is recipient of several national awards including the Achari Prize, Uvnas Prize and the prestigious Prof. B.N. Ghosh Oration of the Indian Pharmacological Society. Her research interests are in Cardio-Respiratory Pharmacology and Toxicology, Traditional Medicine and Stress Research. Her current area of specialization is in integration of traditional and modern medicinal concepts for rationalization of drug therapy in respiratory disorders. In recognition of her contributions to Medical Sciences she is elected as Fellow of NAMS(India) and IACS(Canada).
She is life member of several professional bodies/societies relating to pharmacology and allied sciences. She is the Principal Investigator of several extramurally funded research projects (viz. DST, DBT, AYUSH, CSIR, ICMR, etc.). She has the distinction of being invited to present talks at prestigious international meetings like IUPHAR, IACS, CMB Congress, World Stress Congress, and CPT Congress, International Immunology Forum. She has been visiting scientist to several reputed international institutions like Semmelwies Medical University (Budapest, Hungary), University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (USA), Army Medical Institute (Xian, China), University of Minnesota at Minneapoilis (USA), University of Illinois at Chicago (USA), University of Manitoba (Canada), West Cape University (South Africa), University of Croatia etc. and expert member at different Institutions and Government organizations in her field. She has published extensively in leading national and international journals (more than 200 publications), is co-author of several chapters in reference and textbooks of Pharmacology, and co-editor of four books in Pharmacology.