Ramesh Goyal

Ramesh Goyal Ph.D.


Vice Chancellor, DPSRU

Field of Expertise
Delhi University of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, New Delhi

Professor Ramesh K. Goyal, is the Vice Chancellor, Delhi Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research University (DPSRU) since 2016. Formerly he has been the Vice-Chancellor of the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Executive Director (Research & strategies) at V ClinBio Labs., Chennai, Director (Pharmacology) at NMIMS University, Mumbai; Director ISF College of Pharmacy, Moga, Punjab and Professor at L. M. College of Pharmacy, Ahmadabad. In 2019 he was conferred with the Honorary Professorship at Stavropol State Medical University, Russia and he is second only non-Russian Professor being bestowed upon this title in 80 years of the University. Recently he has also been appointed as the Distinguished Professor at the UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

He has over 43 years of experience in Teaching and Research particularly in Cardiovascular Pharmacology & Diabetes. He was the post-doctoral scholar, visiting scientist and Visiting Professor in University of British Columbia Vancouver and University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada.

Dr Goyal got three patents awarded, 6 under consideration, about 40 books and book chapters, over 370 full papers articles (‘h’ index 44), over 600 abstracts published in National and International journals. He has guided 44 Ph.D. and 190 MPharm/MBA/MPH students. He has been invited as the Speaker, and Chairman in several International Conferences. Dr. Goyal has delivered over 291 invited lectures in India and 42 lectures abroad including many prestigious orations. He has been the Member of Board of Governor, Board of studies and Academic Councils of several universities in India.

He is the recipient of 74 National & International Awards. Some of the notable awards include Best Pharmacy Teacher and Best Pharmaceutical Research Scientist Awards from APTI, Life Time Achievement & Distinguished Leadership Award from International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences, Canada (IACS), R. J. Wegmann Award from Indian Society of Hypertension, and Award of Millennium from International College of Nutrition.

He is the Fellow of eight professional bodies (FIPS, FIACS, FAMS, FIC, FICN, FNASc, FSCH, FIVSPT). He has been the President of Indian Pharmacological Society, Society of Pharmacovigilance, India and Indian Society of Hypertension. He is currently Council member of the IACS, Canada and the Vice President of IACS, (India Chapter). He has attended number of seminars, workshops and conferences as resource Person and also chaired various sessions.

He has worked on anti-diabetic herbal plants from preclinical to clinical studies and identified biomarkers not only for quality assessment but also as leads for specific targets involved in the prevention of cardiovascular complications associated with diabetes. Recently, he has developed an Ayurveda formulation for the treatment of COVID-19 for its treatment and post COVID-19 complications.

He also served as the Expert member of the Indian Medicinal Plants Review group of Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi. Currently he is the member of the Scientific Advisory Group in herbal division of ICMR, Scientific Advisory Committee of Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission, Faridabad and Phytopharmaceutical Group of Central Drugs Standards Control Organization (CDSCO) New Delhi, National Board of Accreditation (NBA) and Peer Member & Chairman in NAAC committees. He is the Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Group of the National Drug Testing Laboratory of Sports Authority of India. He has also served as the Chairman of the many committees including endosulfan Committee of Govt. of Gujarat and Oxytocin Committee of the CDSCO. He was the Chairman of the Central Region of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and also the Executive Member of the AICTE.