Mukesh Nandave

Dr. Mukesh Nandave, PhD


Field of Expertise
DPSRU, New Delhi

Dr. Mukesh Nandave earned his Ph. D. in Pharmacology from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi and received his Post-Doctoral training from the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, the Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, USA. Before that Dr. Nandave worked as Research Scientist in Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited, Gurgaon.

Since more than 13 years, Dr. Nandave has been investigating the role of use of nutraceuticals, herbomineral formulations, plant extracts & constituents for Myocardial ischemia & reperfusion injury, Diabetes, Obesity, Pain management. Other areas of Dr. Nandave includes effects of Sirtuin1 (Sirt1) activation in ageing-related cardiovascular diseases, System Xc- antiporter inhibition in epileptogenesis, and Targeting AMPK, SIRT1, and cholesterol pathways for prevention of metabolic abnormalities-associated cancer.

He has published more than 60 papers in peer-reviewed national and international journals (including Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, J Medicinal Food, Eur J Pharmacol, Mol & Cellular Biochem), reviews and book chapters.

His overall citations are now at 806 with an H-index of 17. His lab received research funding more 2 crores from Govt. grants including DST, DBT, ICMR and industry including Dabur, Charak, Madhavbaug, Sandu etc.

Dr. Nandave has received numerous awards including The Indus Foundation's Award for Research Excellence; G. Achari Gold Medal by Indian Pharmacological Society; Early Investigator Award by International Society for Heart Research, Prof. Duggirala Visweswaram & Prof. Sreemantula Satyanarayana Prize; Best Research Output of the Year for 2014-2015, 2013-2014, and 2012-2013 Award" of SVKM's NMIMS University.

Dr. Nandave is life member of various professional bodies including International Society for Heart Research (ISHR), International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences (IACS); Indian Pharmacological Society (IPS); Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA); Association of Physiologist and Pharmacologist of India (APPI); Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI); and Society for Ethnopharmacology