Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology
Director
School of Natural Product Studies
Dept. of Pharmaceutical Technology
Jadavpur University
Kolkata - 700032
India
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Web Address: http://www.pulokmukherjee.in
Curriculum Vita

Education
DegreeYearUniversity

Ph.D. 1997 Jadavpur University

Teaching Experience (4)
 
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty, Tamilnadu Assistant Professor 9/1/1997 to 12/10/2001
School of Natural Product Studies, Dept of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata Director 17-10-2006 to Till date
Dept of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata Reader 12/11/2006 to Till date
Dept of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata Senior Lecturer 12/11/2001 to 12/10/2006
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Chemistry of Natural Products
Drug development from natural resources
Traditional medicines inspired drug development
Courses Taught/Teaching
B.Pharam, M.Pharm, PhD
Research Area
- Traditional medicine inspired drug development
- Validation of Medicinal plants
- Metabolomic study
- Chemo profiling of medicinal plants and other natural products.
- Quality control and standardization
- Formulation of natural products as therapeutic agent
- Lead finding from natural resources
- Scientific validation of ISM drugs
- Therapeutic & pharmacokinetic profiling of herbal drugs
- Safety evaluation and Pharmacovigilance study
Experience
Professor Pulok K. Mukherjee is working as the Director, School of Natural Product Studies, Dept of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India. His research/academic works highlights on traditional medicine inspired drug discovery from Indian medicinal plants to make them available from Farm to Pharma. He has been working on screening, evaluation, formulation and standardization of herbal drugs with their validation to ensure quality, safety and efficacy. He has made several innovative and outstanding contributions in academic and research in the area of natural product studies, Ethnopharmacology and evidence based validation of herbs used in AYUSH, India.

Prof. Pulok Mukherjee is a pharmacist and completed his master and PhD in pharmacy from Jadavpur University, Kolkata and post-doctoral research from Leiden/Amsterdam Centre for Drug Research, The Netherlands. He has been admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry [FRSC], UK. His academic and research career has been outstanding, including globally acclaimed contributions on teaching and research on validation of medicinal plants from India systems of medicine, their formulation and standardization, which are useful bio-prospecting tools for the traditional medicine based drug discovery programme. He has to his credit more than 200 publications in peer reviewed impact journals, several patents and 5 books authored/edited and 16 book chapters. His research publications have cumulative Impact Factor of 233; h-Index- 50, i10-index - 188; which has been cited for over 12667 times.

His research career has been outstanding, including globally acclaimed contributions on evaluation of the holistic medicine are useful bio-prospecting tools for the traditional medicine based drug discovery program so as to make them available from Farm to Pharma. His work has led to many important national and international projects in the field of Natural Health Products. He has worked on leveraging innovations in traditional Indian medicine, particularly on rationally designed, carefully standardized, synergistic traditional herbal formulations and botanical drugs for their scientific validation on evidence based approaches. His efforts on development of integrated approaches for drug development from Indian traditional medicine have worldwide impact for the promotion of traditional medicine inspired drug discovery. He has worked as visiting scientists in several renowned Universities abroad including The School of Pharmacy, University of London; King s College London; Leiden/Amsterdam Center for drug Research, Netherlands; School of Health science, Tokushima University, Japan; Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa and others. He has developed several products, process with partnership between industry and institute.

For his excellent research career he has been awarded with so many laurels from Govt of India and abroad; to name a few: he has been awarded with the prestigious Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship from Association of Commonwealth Universities [ACU], UK; TATA innovation fellowship by Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India; Outstanding Service Award from Drug Information association [DIA], USA; Career Award for Young Teacher from All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Govt. of India; Best Pharmaceutical Scientist of the Year, from the Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI); Overseas Award from Department of Biotechnology (DBT), BOYSCAST Fellowship from Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India; IASTAM Award for Contributions to Development of Ayurvedic and Herbal Pharmaceutics by Indian Association for the Study of Traditional Asian Medicine (IASTAM); Young Pharmacy Teacher Award from Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India; IPA Fellowship Award from the Indian Pharmaceutical Association [IPA] and many others.

Prof. Mukherjee is working on dissemination of knowledge on promotion and development of natural products with international coordination and collaboration on globalizing local knowledge and localizing global technologies in the area of traditional medicine. He has delivered over 200 lectures in different international and national podium on leveraging innovations in traditional Indian medicine particularly on its validation for the safety, quality and efficacy with the evidence based scientific claims. He has organized 24 potential national and international conferences, workshops, seminars with the involvement of the scientists all over the world.

Dr Mukherjee is serving as Associate Editor of the Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Elsevier Science. He is the member of the editorial board of several International journals including Phytomedicine, Life Science, Pharmaceutical analysis, Synergy; Phytochemical Analysis, World Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine, India J Traditional Knowledge, J Pharma Education and Research and many others. He is associated as advisor/member to different organizations and administrative bodies of Government of India and abroad including the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia, Programme Advisory Committee (PAC) of Dept. of Science & Technology, Expert Group on translational research on MAP, NER Twinning R&D program in Medicinal, Aromatic Plants & Drug Development of Department of Biotechnology (DBT) Govt. of India; Advisory board of Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani Drugs Technical Advisory Board (ASUDTAB), Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India, Scientific Advisory Committee of National Research Institute of Ayurveda for Drug Development (NRIADD), National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (NIPER), Kolkata and many others. He is the Secretary of the Society for Ethnopharmacology, India (SFE India), working on dissemination of knowledge promotion and development of medicinal plant and Ethnopharmacology.
Conference Papers Published (0)
Journal Papers Published (198)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Paradigm shift in natural product research: traditional medicine inspired approaches Phytochemistry Reviews 2017 Mukherjee Pulok K, Bahadu S. Harwansh RK, Biswas S, Banerjee S. DOI 10.1007/s11101-016-9489-6-
Government policies and initiatives for development of Ayurveda Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2017 Katoch D, Sharma JS, Banerjee S, Biswas R, Das B, Goswami D, Harwansh RK, Katiyar CK, Mukherjee PK. 197, 2-25-31
Nanoemulsion as a novel carrier system for improvement of betulinic acid oral bioavailability and hepatoprotective activity Journal of Molecular Liquids 2017 Harwansh, RK., Mukherjee, Pulok K., Biswas, S. 237-361-371
Herb-drug interaction potential of Berberis aristata through cytochrome P450 inhibition assay Synergy 2017 Bahadur S, Mukherjee Pulok K., Pandit S, A S.K. Milan, Kar A 4-1-7
Validation of Capsaicin in Indian Capsicum Species Through RP-HPLC Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research 2017 Nag M, Chanda J, Biswas R, Al-Dhabi NA, Duraipandiyan V., Banerji P and Mukherjee PK 51(2)-337-342
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Books Published (24)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Evidence based validation of Indian traditional medicine, in: From Ayurveda to Chinese Medicine World scientific publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. Singapore 2017 First Author
Factors to Consider in Development of Nutraceutical and Dietary Supplements, in; Pharmacognosy; Fundamentals, Applications and Strategies Academic Press, Tokyo, Japan 2017 First Author
Evidence based validation of herbal medicine Elsevier Science, USA 2015
Ethnopharmacology and Integrative Medicine: An Indian Perspective, In; Ethnopharmacology Wiley Blackbell 2015 First Author
Traditional Medicines and Globalization–The Future of Ancient Systems of Medicine Maven Publication, Kolkata 2014 First Author
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Awards(11)
Awarded By Award Name Year

International Education and Research Exchange from Tokushima University, Japan The Fujii Otsuka Award 2007
Department of Biotechnology, Government of India Biotechnology Overseas Award 2007
Drug Information Association [DIA], USA DIA-Out Standing Service Award 2006
Common wealth scholarship commission UK and University Grants Commission, India Common Wealth Academic Staff Fellowship Award 2005
Association of pharmacy Teachers of India [APTI] Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy Award 2004
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Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (27)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Rajarshi Biswas Development and evaluation of some medicinal plant for tyrosinase inhibition and their formulation 2015
Shiv Bahadur Metabolism mediated interaction study of some medicinal plants through CYP450 enzymes Ongoing 2014
Niladri Maity Lead finding for Matrix Metalloproteinase Inhibitors from Indian Medicinal Plants Complete 2013
Mrinmoy Nag Chromatographic evaluation and antimicrobial investigation of some medicinal plants extract Ongoing 2013
Ranjit Kumar Harwansh Enhancing the bioavailability of some therapeutically potent plant secondary metabolites through development of novel delivery systems Ongoing 2013
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M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (17)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Prasanta Kumar Mandal Tyrosinase inhibition study of some indian medicinal plants 2014
Soma Majhi Moringa olifera: A neutritional and dietry supplement 2013
Sayan Biswas Preparation and evaluation of herbal adhesive bandage 2013
Sourabh Kumar Samanta Lead Finding for Immunomodulatory Potential of Trichosanthes dioica Roxb. (Family - Cucurbitaceae) Leaves 2012
Apurba De Lead Finding for Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (Ace) Inhibitory Potential of Mucuna Pruriens Linn.(Family-Fabaceae) Seeds 2011
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Project Works (12)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Anti allergic potential from Indian Medicinal Plants Principal Investigator DST JSPS, research Project .21 3 Year 2008 to 2011 Complete
Angiotensin converting enzyme ACE inhibitors from Indian medicinal plants Principal Investigator CSIR, Government of India .3 3 Year 2008 to  Complete
Marker analysis for standardization of some Indian medicinal plants Tool for Standardization of Botanicals Principal Investigator AICTE RPS, Govt. of India, New Delhi .15 3 Year 2008 to 2011 Complete
Safety evaluation of herbal medicine Principal Investigator AICTE MODROBS, Govt. of India, New Delhi .19 3 Year 2008 to 2011 Complete
Anti allergic potential from Indian Medicinal Plants Principal Investigator DST-JSPS, research Project 0.21 3 Year 2008 to 2011 Complete
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Patents (4)
Patent Name Year

A Process of Preparing a Herbal Composition for the Management of Insomnia/Stress and Product thereof 2010
A Process of Preparing Herbosomes with Andrographolide having Better Hepatoprotective Activity and Product thereof 2009
Genistein herbosomes for better therapeutic efficacy 2009
A Process for Isolation of Betulinic Acid useful as Anti-HIV, Anti-tumoral and Melanoma-Specific Cytotoxic Agent 1999
Collaborative Programs (12)
Program Name Name Of The Collaborator Year

Trilateral Cooperation in Science & Technology between India, Brazil and South Africa South African Medical Research Council (MRC), Cape Town 2011
Development of antiageing formulation from natural resources Parker Robison Pvt. Ltd 2011
Trilateral Cooperation in Science & Technology between India, Brazil and South Africa Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Faculty of Pharmacy 2011
Development of Quality Phytomedicine from natural resources Ulysses Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd 2010
Development of natural resources of therapeutics for Allergy including an overview on the development of molecular mechanisms for activities related with the natural health products and dietary supplements Tokushima University, Japan 2010
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InviteLectures (64)
 
Title Organised By Venue Year

Globalizing Traditional Medicines: Present and Future Prospects Systematic approach for publishing your work in impact journals Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai Chennai, Tamil Nadu 2014
Plant made pharmaceuticals-national and global issue Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Chhattisgarh Raipur, Chhattisgarh 2014
Regulatory aspects of Phyto-Pharmaceuticals Clinical Development Services Agency (CDSA),New Delhi India International Centre, New Delhi 2014
Value addition of medicinal plants used in Traditional medicine Medicinal Plants Board of Tripura , Agartala Agartala, Tripura 2014
Integrated approaches for globalization of traditional/herbal medicine University of Tokushima, Japan Tokushima, Japan 2014
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Membership Of Learned Societies (14)
 
Title

Drug Information association [DIA], USA
Phytochemical Society of Europe, UK
New York Academy of Science, USA
International Society of Ethnopharmacology, UK
Indian Pharmaceutical Association, Mumbai
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Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (17)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year

1st International Congress of the Society for Ethnopharmacology (ICSE) Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India Chennai, India 2014
Golden Jubilee Celebration Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University Kolkata 2013
National Workshop School of Natural Product Studies in association with Science Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi Kolkata 2013
12th congress of the International Society for Ethnopharmacology [ISE-2012] School of Natural Product Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata Kolkata 2012
National Workshop School of Natural Product Studies in association with Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI) Kolkata 2011
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Seminar/Conference/Workshop (36)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year Type Of Participation

International Symposium on Developing drugs and pharmacy awareness and education from a regional viewpoint: Herbs, biological diversity and expression of rural community healthcare University of Tokushima Japan 2014 Speaker
18th Annual Convention of Society of Pharmacognosy Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak 2014 Speaker
International Conference on Present trends, challenges faced and future prospects of pharmaceutical Science Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Technology & Sciences Dehradun 2014 Speaker
DWIH New Delhi - Excellence on Tour German Embassy Science City, Kolkata 2014 Speaker
International Conference on on Harnessing Natural Resources for Sustainable Development- Global Trend Cotton College, Guwahati Assam 2014 Speaker
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Session chaired (9)
 
Program Name Session Title Organised By Venue Year

Globalization Traditional Medicine: Present and future Prospect; ICSE 2014 Scientific Evaluation of Medicinal Plants Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai Chennai, Tamil Nadu 2014
Globalization Traditional Medicine: Present and future Prospect; ICSE 2014 Traditioonal Meidicine & Drug development Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai Chennai, Tamil Nadu 2014
Risks and Benefit of Natural Health Products (NHP) in Drug Induced Liver Injury Risk Assessment of Botanicals Drug Information Association [DIA], USA Washington DC, USA 2011
Exploring Natural Health Products: Promotion and International Coordination Natural product and drug development Drug Information Association [DIA], USA Washington DC, USA 2005
Changing Regulatory Perspectives of Indian Natural Health Products TM & Ethnopharmacolgy based drug development Drug Information Association [DIA], USA Washington DC, USA 2004
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Professional Society Activity (23)
 
Type of Professional Activity Period

Chairman, Drug Information Association [DIA], USA for various aspects of botanicals 2000 to Till date
President, Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India [APTI], Bengal Branch, HQ at Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy, Hosur Road, Bangalore 2009 to Till date
Secretary of the Society for Ethnopharmacology, India, (SFE-INDIA), Kolkata 2013 to Till date
Member of the review committee of the task force of the World Health Organization [WHO] for the formulation of guidelines on various aspects of botanicals like GMP, GSP, Regulation, Quality control and allied guidelines 2005 to Till date
Chairman syllabus Review Committee for Bachelor and Master Course in Pharmacy for the Sikkim University,GITAM University, Vishakhapatnam etc. 2007 to Till date
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Other Notable Activities (3)

Dr. Pulok K. Mukherjee,
M. Pharm, PhD, FRSC
Director
School of Natural Product Studies
Dept. of Pharmaceutical Technology
Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700032, India
Associate Editor
Journal of ETHNOPHARMCOLOGY
[Elsevier Science, Ireland]

Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry UK
Commonwealth Fellow UK
BOYSCAST Fellow, DST, GOI
Young Teacher Career Award AICTE
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email: pkmukherjee@pharma.jdvu.ac.in

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