Faculty Department

Dr. Rajendra Awasthi

Assistant Professor - Selection Grade                  

  • PhD in Pharmaceutical Science (2015), Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad (Telangana)
  • M.Pharm. - Industrial Pharmacy (2006), University Institute of Pharmacy, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, (Tamil Nadu)
  • B.Pharm. (2004), Dr. K. N. Modi Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research, Ghaziabad; Affiliated to Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow; presently Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)

Career Graph

  • December 2021 to April 2022: Associate Professor, Amity Institute of Pharmacy, Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • June 2018 to November 2021: Assistant Professor (Grade III), Amity Institute of Pharmacy, Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • December 2016 to June 2018: Professor & Principal, NKBR College of Pharmacy & Research Centre, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • September 2013 to November 2016: Associate Professor, Laureate Institute of Pharmacy, Jawalaji, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, India
  • May 2009 to September 2013: Assistant Professor, Laureate Institute of Pharmacy, Jawalaji, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, India
  • February 2007 to May 2009: Lecturer, Meerut Institute of Engineering & Technology, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • April 2006 to February 2007: Executive, Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited, Ahmedabad, India

Honours and Achievements:

  • Shortlisted in Who’s Who in World®
  • In the top percentile rank of 2% scientists globally in the list released by Stanford University California, and Elsevier BV Netherlands in October 2021.  https://elsevier.digitalcommonsdata.com/datasets/btchxktzyw/3

Selected Research & Review Papers

  • Isaiah Boyapati, Rajendra Awasthi, Giriraj T Kulkarni. Formulation, characterization, and in vitro release studies of modified release multiple unit particulate system (MUPS) of venlafaxine hydrochloride. Journal of Research in Pharmacy. 2022; 26(1): 075-087. DOI: DOI: 10.29228/jrp.105 [ISSN: 2630-6344]. Major Indexing: Scopushttp://jrespharm.com/abstract.php?id=979.
  • *N. Raveendra Babu, Dhawal Ankola, Rajendra Awasthi. Evolution of solid dispersion technology: Solubility enhancement using HPMCAS - Myth or reality? ASSAY and Drug Development Technologies. 2022; 20(4): xx-xx. [IN PRESS] [Publisher: Mary Ann Liebert, ISSN: 1557-8127]. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q4. Scopus Cite Score: 2.8. Highest percentile 36% (91/143). Impact Factor: 1.738.
  • Seema Rohilla, Rajendra Awasthi, Meenu Mehta, Dinesh Kumar Chellappan, Gaurav Gupta, Monica Gulati, Sachin Kumar Singh, Krishnan Anand, Brian G. Oliver, Kamal Dua, Harish Dureja. Improved efficacy of gefitinib against A549 and H1299 lung cancer cells with nanoliposomal formulations. BioNanoScience. 2022; 12(1): 241–255. DOI: 10.1007/s12668-022-00938-6 [Publisher: Springer Nature, Singapore, ISSN: 2191-1649]. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12668-022-00938-6.
  • Anurag Kumar Singh, Anand Maurya, Gaurav Mishra, Rajendra Awasthi. Kamal Dua, Giriraj T. Kulkarni. Nanovaccine: A Hope to Triumph the Battle Against Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Recent Patents on Nanotechnology. 2022; xx(xx): xx. DOI: 10.2174/1872210515666210720130736 [Bentham Science, ISSN: 2212-4020]. (Review). Scopus Cite Score: 2.1. Highest percentile: 61% (116/297). JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q4. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q4. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. https://www.eurekaselect.com/194932/article. Impact Factor: 1.952.
  • Anurag Agrawal, Rajendra Awasthi, Giriraj T Kulkarni, Lakshmayya. A bioinformatic approach to establish P38α MAPK inhibitory mechanism of selected natural products in psoriasis. Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics. 2022; 59(2): 165-171. [Publisher: CSIR-NISCAIR, India, ISSN: 0975-0959]. Major Indexing: Scopus, Web of Science. Impact Factor: 1.918. http://op.niscpr.res.in/index.php/IJBB/article/view/42531
  • Rajendra Awasthi, Anurag Kumar Singh, Gaurav Mishra, Anand Maurya, Neerupma Dhiman, Harsha Kharkwal, Harish Dureja, Kamal Dua, Terezinha de Jesus Andreoli Pinto, Giriraj T. Kulkarni. Diagnosis and Clinical Aspects of Lung Cancer: A Special Emphasis on Drug Targeting to Cancer Cells Through Nanoparticles. Letters in Drug Design & Discovery [Publisher: Bentham Science, ISBN: 1875-628X (Online)]. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. Impact Factor: 1.15. https://www.eurekaselect.com/article/123326
  • Mandeep Dahiya#, Rajendra Awasthi#, Gaurav Gupta, Sachin Kumar Singh, Monica Gulati, Niraj Kumar Jha, Saurabh Kumar Jha, Ankur Sharma, Parteek Prasher, Krishnan Anand, Dinesh Kumar Chellappan, Kamal Dua, Harish Dureja. Optimization Studies on Imatinib Loaded Nanoliposomes using Box-Behnken Design. Nano Biomedicine and Engineering. [ISSN 2150-5578]. (#Sharing first authorship in equal contribution) Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. http://www.nanobe.org/Data/View/732
  • Jyotsana R. Madan, Kajal Patil, Rajendra Awasthi, Kamal Dua. Formulation and Evaluation of Solid Self-Microemulsifying Drug Delivery System for Azilsartan Medoxomil. International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials. 2021: 70(2): 100-116. [Publisher: Taylor & Francis, ISSN: 1563-535X] DOI: 10.1080/00914037.2019.1695206.  JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q2. Scopus CiteScore: 3.9. Highest percentile: 76% (36/154). Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00914037.2019.1695206?journalCode=gpom20. Impact Factor: 2.604.
  • Shammy Jindal, Rajendra Awasthi, Dhananjay Singare, Giriraj T. Kulkarni. Preparation and In Vitro Evaluation of Tacrolimus Loaded Liposomal Vesicles by Two Methods: A Comparative Study. Journal of Research in Pharmacy (Formerly: Marmara Pharmaceutical Journal). 2021;25(1):34-41. DOI: 10.35333/jrp.2021.292. [ISSN: 2630-6344] Scopus CiteScore: 0.0. Highest percentile: 3% (230/237). Major Indexing: Scopus. http://www.jrespharm.com/abstract.php?id=873.
  • Dyandevi Mathure, Jyotsana R. Madan, Rajendra Awasthi, Kamal Dua, Kishor Namdev Gujar. Formulation and Evaluation of Nano Structured Lipid Carriers for Intranasal Delivery of Buspirone Hydrochloride. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021, 14(2), 585-593. DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2021.00105.0. Major Indexing: Scopus. [ISSN: 0974-360X] https://rjptonline.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-14-2-1.
  • Jyotsana R. Madan, Savita V. Waghmare, Rajesh B. Patil, Rajendra Awasthi, Kamal Dua. Cocrystals of Apixaban with Improved Solubility and Permeability: Formulation, Physicochemical Characterization, Pharmacokinetic Evaluation and Computational Studies. ASSAY and Drug Development Technologies. (Research). 2021: 19(2): 124–138. [Publisher: Mary Ann Liebert, ISSN: 1557-8127]. DOI: 10.1089/adt.2020.1052. Major Indexing: Scopus. Published: 16 February 2021. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q4. Scopus Cite Score: 2.8. Highest percentile 36% (91/143). https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/adt.2020.1052  . Impact Factor: 1.738.
  • Samridhi Srivastava, Vaibhav Sharma, Bharat Bhushan, Rishabha Malviya, Rajendra Awasthi, Giriraj T. Kulkarni. Nanocarriers for Protein and Peptide Delivery: Recent Advances and Progress. Journal of Research in Pharmacy (Formerly: Marmara Pharmaceutical Journal). 2021; 25(2): 99-116. [ISSN: 2630-6344]. Scopus CiteScore: 0.0. Highest percentile: 3% (230/237). Major Indexing: Scopus. https://jrespharm.com/abstract.php?id=877.
  • Kamya Goyal, Rajwinder Kaur, Anju Goyal, Rajendra Awasthi. Chalcones: A Review on Synthesis and Pharmacological Activities. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science. 2021. 11(1): 001–014. [ISSN 2231-3354]. DOI: 10.7324/JAPS.2021.11s101. Major Indexing: Scopus. https://japsonline.com/abstract.php?article_id=3324&sts=2.
  • Shammy Jindal, Rajendra Awasthi, Dhananjay Singare, Giriraj T. Kulkarni. Isolation, Characterization and Evaluation of Anti-Proliferative Properties of Andrographolide Isolated from Andrographis paniculata on Cultured HaCaT Cells. Herba Polonica. 2021: 67(1): 1-11. [ISSN: 2449-8343]. DOI: DOI: 10.2478/hepo-2021-00XX. Major Indexing: Scopus. http://www.herbapolonica.pl/articles/view/2897.
  • Neerupma Dhiman#, Rajendra Awasthi#, Bhupesh Sharma, Harsha Kharkwal, Giriraj T. Kulkarni. Lipid Nanoparticles as Carriers for Bioactive Delivery. Frontiers in Chemistry – Nanoscience. 2021: 9 (Article 580118): 1-19. DOI: doi: 10.3389/fchem.2021.580118. (#Sharing equal first authorship). Scopus Cite Score: 4.1. Highest percentile 68% (125/398). [Publisher: Frontiers, ISSN: 1741-4288]. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed, PubMed Central. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fchem.2021.580118/full. Impact Factor: 5.221.
  • Deepti Pandita, Aman Munjal, Neelam Poonia, Rajendra Awasthi, Harikesh Kalonia, Viney Lather. Albumin-Coated Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles of Docetaxel: Preparation, Characterization, and Pharmacokinetic Evaluation. ASSAY and Drug Development Technologies. 2021: 19(4): 226–236. DOI: 10.1089/adt.2020.1039. [Publisher: Mary Ann Liebert, ISSN: 1557-8127]. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q4. Scopus Cite Score: 2.8. Highest percentile 36% (91/143). https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/adt.2020.1039. Impact Factor: 1.738.
  • Anurag Kumar Singh, Sushil Kumar Chaudhary, Sachchida Nand Rai, Anand Maurya, Gaurav Mishra, Rajendra Awasthi, Anshul Shakya, Dinesh Kumar Chellappan, Kamal Dua, Emanuel Vamanu, M. P. Singh. Therapeutic Potential of Phytoconstituents in Management of Alzheimer's Disease. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2021; 2021: Article ID 5578574, 19 pages. https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/5578574. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. [Publisher: Hindawi, ISSN: 1741-4288] https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ecam/2021/5578574/. Impact Factor: 2.629.
  • Rishabha Malviya, Rajendra Awasthi, Pramod Kumar Sharma, Susheel Kumar Dubey. Stabilization of Etoricoxib Nanosuspension Using Acacia chundra Gum and Copolymers: Preparation, Characterization and In-Vitro Cytotoxic Study. ASSAY and Drug Development Technologies. 2021: 19(5): 306-321. DOI: 1089/adt.2020.1054 [Publisher: Mary Ann Liebert, ISSN: 1557-8127]. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q4. Scopus Cite Score: 2.8. Highest percentile 36% (91/143).   https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/adt.2020.1054. Impact Factor: 1.738.
  • Jyotsana R Madana, Shrikant G Dere, Rajendra Awasthi, Kamal Dua. Efavirenz Loaded Mixed Polymeric Micelles: Formulation, Optimization and In Vitro Characterization. ASSAY and Drug Development Technologies. 2021: 19(5): 322–334. DOI: 10.1089/adt.2021.027 [Publisher: Mary Ann Liebert, ISSN: 1557-8127]. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q4. Scopus Cite Score: 2.1. Highest percentile 27% (106/145). https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/adt.2021.027. Impact Factor: 1.738.
  • Poonam Sharma, Prachi Kaushik, Swati Jain, BM Sharma, Rajendra Awasthi, GT Kulkarni, Bhupesh Sharma. Efficacy of Ulinastatin and Sulforaphane Alone or in Combination in Rat Model of Streptozotocin Diabetes Induced Vascular Dementia. Clinical Psychopharmacology and Neuroscience. 2021;19(3):470-489. DOI: 9758/cpn.2021.19.3.470. eISBN: 2093-4327. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed, PubMed Central. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q3. https://www.cpn.or.kr/journal/view.html?uid=1291&vmd=Full. Impact Factor: 2.582.
  • Anurag Kumar Singh, Saumitra Sen Singh, Aaina Singh Rathore, Surya Pratap Singh, Gaurav Mishra, Rajendra Awasthi, Sunil Kumar Mishra, Vaibhav Gautam, Santosh Kumar Singh. Lipid-coated MCM-41 Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles Loaded with Berberine Improved Inhibition of Acetylcholine Esterase and Amyloid Formation. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering. 2021, 7, 8, 3737–3753. [Publisher: American Chemical Society, ISSN: 2373-9878]. DOI: 1021/acsbiomaterials.1c00514. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed, PubMed Central. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/acsbiomaterials.1c00514. Impact Factor: 4.749.
  • Muhammad Bello Usman, Shanu Bhardwaj, Shubhadeep Roychoudhury, Dhruv Kumar, Shreesh Ojha, Athanasios Alexiou, Pravir Kumar, Rashmi K Ambasta, Parteek Prasher, Shakti Shukla, Vijay Upadhye, Firdos Alam Khan, Rajendra Awasthi, Madhur D Shahstri, Sachin Kumar Singh, Gaurav Gupta, Dinesh Kumar Chellappan, Kamal Dua, Saurabh Kumar Jha, Janne Ruokolainen, Kavindra Kumar Kesari, Niraj Kumar Jha. Immunotherapy for Alzheimer´s Disease: Current Scenario and Future Perspectives. The Journal of Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease. 2021; 8: 534–551. [Publisher: Springer Nature, Singapore, ISSN: 2426-0266]. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. https://link.springer.com/article/10.14283/jpad.2021.52. Impact factor 4.671.
  • Harpreet Kaur Khanuja, Rajendra Awasthi, Meenu Mehta, Saurabh Satija, Alaa A. Aljabali, Murtaza M. Tambuwala, Dinesh Kumar Chellappan, Kamal Dua, Harish Dureja. Nanosuspensions - An Update on Recent Patents, Methods of Preparation, and Evaluation Parameters. Recent Patents on Nanotechnology. 2021; 15(4): 351-366. DOI: 10.2174/1872210514666201224103010 (E-pub Ahead) [Publisher: Bentham Science, ISSN: 2212-4020]. Scopus Cite Score: 2.1. Highest percentile: 61% (116/297). JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q4. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed.  https://www.eurekaselect.com/189462/article. Impact Factor: 1.952.
  • Poonam Sharma, Khushboo Aggarwal, Rajendra Awasthi, Giriraj T. Kulkarni, Bhupesh Sharma. Behavioral and Biochemical Investigations to Explore the Efficacy of Quercetin and Folacin in Experimental Diabetes Induced Vascular Endothelium Dysfunction and Associated Dementia in Rats. Journal of Basic and Clinical Physiology and Pharmacology. 2021. Article number: 000010151520200159. DOI: 10.1515/jbcpp-2020-0159. [Publisher: Walter de Gruyter, ISSN: 2191-0286] Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. https://doi.org/10.1515/jbcpp-2020-0159. Scopus Cite Score: 2.7. Highest percentile 37% (185/297). https://www.degruyter.com/document/doi/10.1515/jbcpp-2020-0159/html.
  • Vaishali Joshi, Rajendra Awasthi. Floating In Situ Raft Forming Liquid Gastroretentive Drug Delivery System Containing Poorly Water-Soluble Drug. Bulletin of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Assiut. 2021; 44(2): 301-312. DOI: 10.21608/BFSA.2021.92498.1156. [ISSN 1110-0052]. Available Online from 12 September 2021. Major Indexing: Scopus, Chemical Abstracts. https://bpsa.journals.ekb.eg/article_207147.html.
  • Sunil Khatak, Meenu Mehta, Rajendra Awasthi, Keshav Raj Paudel, Nicole G Hansbro, Philip M Hansbro, Kamal Dua, Harish Dureja. Solid Lipid Nanoparticles Containing Anti-Tubercular Drugs Attenuate the Mycobacterium marinum Infection. Tuberculosis. 2020: 125: 102008. DOI: 10.1016/j.tube.2020.102008. [Publisher: Elsevier ISSN: 1472-9792]. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q3. Scopus CiteScore: 4.5. Highest percentile: 68% (88/283). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S147297922030175X. Impact Factor: 3.131.
  • Anurag Kumar Singh, Gaurav Mishra, Anand Maurya, Giriraj T. Kulkarni, Rajendra Awasthi. Biofabrication: An Interesting Tool to Create In Vitro Model for COVID-19 Drug Targets. Medical Hypotheses. 2020, 144, 110059, DOI: 10.1016/j.mehy.2020.110059. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed/Medline, Web of Science. [Publisher: Elsevier, ISSN: 0306-9877]. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q4. Scopus CiteScore: 2.2. Highest percentile 81% (99/529). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0306987720313906. Impact Factor: 1.538.
  • Geetanjali, Pramod Kumar Sharma, Rishabha Malviya, Rajendra Awasthi. Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) Disease and Ophthalmic Manifestations: Clinical Evidences. Dermatologic Therapy. 2020; 33(6): e13814. [Publisher: Wiley Periodicals, Inc., ISSN: 1529-8019]. DOI: 10.1111/dth.13814. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q2. Scopus CiteScore: 1.8. Highest percentile 40% (74/123). https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/dth.13814. Impact Factor: 2.851.
  • Akanksha Sharma, Rishabha Malviya, Vinod Kumar, Ramji Gupta, Rajendra Awasthi. Severity and Risk of COVID-19 in Cancer Patients: An Evidence Based Learning. Dermatologic Therapy. 2020; 33 (5): e13778. DOI: 10.1111/dth.13778 [Publisher: Wiley Periodicals, Inc., ISSN: 1529-8019]. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q2. Scopus CiteScore: 1.8. Highest percentile 40% (74/123). https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/dth.13778. Impact Factor: 2.851.
  • Shammy Jindal, Rajendra Awasthi, Dhananjay Singhare, Giriraj T. Kulkarni. Topical Delivery of Tacrolimus Using Liposome Containing Gel: An Emerging and Synergistic Approach in Management of Psoriasis. Medical Hypotheses. 2020; 142: 109838 DOI: 10.1016/j.mehy.2020.109838. [Publisher: Elsevier, ISSN: 0306-9877]. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q4. Scopus CiteScore: 2.2. Highest percentile: 81% (99/529). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S030698772030565X. Impact Factor: 1.538.
  • Anurag Kumar Singh, Bharat Bhushan, Anand Maurya, Gaurav Mishra, Santosh Kumar Singh, Rajendra Awasthi. Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Neurodegenerative Disorders. Dermatologic Therapy. 2020; 33 (4): e13591. DOI: 10.1111/dth.13591. [Publisher: Wiley Periodicals, Inc., ISSN: 1529-8019]. ISSN: 1529-8019. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q2. Scopus Cite Score: 1.8. Highest percentile 40% (74/123). https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/dth.13591. Impact Factor: 2.851.
  • Li Hian Chin, Chian Ming Hon, Dinesh Kumar Chellappan, Jestin Chellian, Thiagarajan Madheswaran, Farrukh Zeeshan, Rajendra Awasthi, Alaa AA. Aljabali, Murtaza M. Tambuwala, Harish Dureja, Poonam Negi, Deepak N. Kapoor, Rohit Goyal, Keshav Raj Paudel, Saurabh Satija, Gaurav Gupta, Alan Hsu, Peter Wark, Meenu Mehta, Ridhima Wadhwa, Philip Michael Hansbro, Kamal Dua. Molecular Mechanisms of Action of Naringenin in Chronic Airway Diseases. European Journal of Pharmacology. 2020; 879: DOI: 10.1016/j.ejphar.2020.173139. [Publisher:  Elsevier, ISSN: 0014-2999] Major Indexing: PubMed, Scopus. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q2. Scopus CiteScore: 5.5. Highest percentile: 73% (81/301). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0014299920302314 Impact Factor: 4.432.
  • Jyotsana R Madan, Shweta Khobaragade, Kamal Dua, Rajendra Awasthi. Formulation, Optimization, and In Vitro Evaluation of Nanostructured Lipid Carriers for Topical Delivery of Apremilast. Dermatologic Therapy. 2020; 33(3): e13317. DOI: 10.1111/dth.13370. [Publisher: Wiley Periodicals, Inc., ISSN: 1529-8019]. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q2. Scopus CiteScore: 1.8. Highest percentile 40% (74/123). https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/dth.13370. Impact Factor: 2.851.
  • Parijat Pandey, Ridhima Wadhwa, Deepika Purohit, Gaurav Gupta, Meenu Mehta, Saurabh Satija, Sachin Gupta, Monica Gulati, Parteek Prasher, Terezinha de Jesus Andreoli Pinto, Dinesh Chellapan, Rajendra Awasthi, Harish Dureja, Dua Kamal. Emerging Trends in Nanomedicine for Topical Delivery in Skin Disorders: Current and Translational Approaches. Dermatologic Therapy. 2020; 33(3): e13292. [Publisher: Wiley Periodicals, Inc., ISSN: 1529-8019]. DOI: 10.1111/dth.13292. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q2. Scopus CiteScore: 1.8. Highest percentile 40% (74/123). https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/dth.13292. Impact Factor: 2.851.
  • Hemant A Ranpise, Kishore N. Gujar, Sachin C. Pawar, Kamal Dua, Rajendra Awasthi, Dyandevi Mathure, Jyotsana R Madan. Formulation, Optimization, and Evaluation of Ketoconazole Loaded Nanostructured Lipid Carrier Gel for Topical Delivery. Drug Delivery Letters. 2020; 10(1): 61-71. DOI: 10.2174/2210303109666190717155731. [Publisher: Bentham Science, ISSN: 2210-304X]. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. https://www.ingentaconnect.com/contentone/ben/ddl/2020/00000010/00000001/art00008.
  • Jyotsana R Madan, Izharahemad N. Ansari, Kamal Dua, Rajendra Awasthi. Formulation and In Vitro Evaluation of Casein Nanoparticles as Carrier for Celecoxib. Advanced Pharmaceutical Bulletin. 2020, 10(3), 408-417. doi: 10.15171/apb.2020.049. [ISSN: 2251-7308] Major Indexing: Scopus. Published: 11 May 2020. Scopus Cite Score: 3.5. Highest percentile: 79% (14/65). https://apb.tbzmed.ac.ir/Article/apb-28044.
  • Sandeep Godara, Viney Lather, Kirthana SV, Rajendra Awasthi, Deepti Pandita. Lipid-PLGA Hybrid Nanoparticles of Paclitaxel: Preparation, Characterization, In Vitro and In Vivo Evaluation. Materials Science and Engineering: C. 2020; 109:110576 [Publisher: Elsevier, ISSN: 0928-4931]. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2019.110576. Scopus CiteScore: 10.2. Highest percentile: 96% (21/585). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0928493119340640. Impact Factor: 7.328.
  • Anurag Kumar Singh, Sunil Kumar Mishra, Gaurav Mishra, Anand Maurya, Rajendra Awasthi, Mukesh Kumar Yadav, Neelam Atri, Pawan Kumar Pandey, Santosh Kumar Singh. Inorganic Clay Nanocomposite System for Improved Cholinesterase Inhibition and Brain Pharmacokinetics of Donepezil. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy. 2020, 46 (1): 8-19. [Publisher: Taylor & Francis, ISSN: 1520-5762]. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. DOI: 10.1080/03639045.2019.1698594. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q3. Scopus CiteScore: 4.2. Highest percentile: 72% (47/169). https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/03639045.2019.1698594 Impact Factor: 3.225.
  • Ankaj Koundal, Pravin Kumar, Rajendra Awasthi, Giriraj T Kulkarni. Development of Mucoadhesive Buccal Drug Delivery System of Propranolol Hydrochloride Using Aster ericoides Mucilage. Drug Delivery Letters. 2020: 10(2): 133-148. [Publisher: Bentham Science, ISSN: 2210-304X]. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. DOI: 10.2174/2210303109666191010164201. Major Indexing: Scopus. Scopus Cite Score: 0.1. Highest percentile: 10% (23/25). https://www.eurekaselect.com/175556/article
  • Rishabha Malviya, Akanksha Sharma, Rajendra Awasthi. Treatment and Prevention of Osteoporosis During COVID-19 Outbreak: Management and Adherence to Treatment Guidelines. The Open Public Health Journal. 2020; 13: 791-793. [ISSN: 1874-9445]. Major Indexing: Scopus. Scopus Cite Score: 0.4. Highest percentile 15% (234/275). https://benthamopen.com/ABSTRACT/TOPHJ-13-791
  • Nitin Gupta, Giriraj T Kulkarni, Pravin Kumar, Rajendra Awasthi. Grewia asiatica Mucilage: A Gelling Polymeric Material for Pharmaceutical Applications - In Vitro Studies. Current Materials Science. 2019, 12 (2): 117 - 126. DOI: 10.2174/2666145412666191125124644. [Publisher: Bentham Science, ISSN: 2666-1462].  Major Indexing: Scopus. Highest percentile 8% (422/460) - Q4. Cite Score: 0.3. https://www.eurekaselect.com/176963/article
  • Rachna Rana, Rajendra Awasthi, Bhupesh Sharma, Giriraj T Kulkarni. Nanoantibiotic Formulations to Combat Antibiotic Resistance-Old Wine in a New Bottle. Recent Patents on Drug Delivery & Formulations 2019: 13(3): 174 - 183. DOI: 10.2174/1872211313666190911124626. [Publisher: Bentham Science, ISSN: 2212-4039]. Highest percentile 46% (89/166).  Scopus Cite Score: 2.3. Major Indexing: Scopus. https://www.eurekaselect.com/174797/article
  • Anurag Kumar Singh, Gaurav Mishra, Anand Maurya, Rajendra Awasthi, Komal Kumari, Abhimanyu Thakur, Arati Rai, Gopal Kumar Rai, Bhupesh Sharma, Giriraj T Kulkarni, Santosh Kumar Singh. Role of TREM2 in Alzheimer's Disease and its Consequences on β-amyloid, Tau and Neurofibrillary Tangles. Current Alzheimer Research 2019: 16(13): 1216-1229. DOI: 10.2174/1567205016666190903102822. [Publisher: Bentham Science, ISSN: 1875-5828]. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q2. Scopus CiteScore: 6.3. Highest percentile 84% (56/348). https://www.eurekaselect.com/174647/article. Impact Factor: 3.498.
  • Anurag Kumar Singh, Santosh Kumar Singh, Arati Rai, Gopal Kumar Rai, Manmath K. Nandi, Gaurav Mishra, Anand Maurya, Komal Kumari, Rajendra Awasthi, Bhupesh Sharma, Giriraj T. Kulkarni. Berberine: A Plant-Derived Alkaloid with Therapeutic Potential to Combat Alzheimer's Disease. Central Nervous System Agents in Medicinal Chemistry. 2019; 19(3): 154-170. DOI: 10.2174/1871524919666190820160053. [Publisher: Bentham Science, ISSN: 1875-6166]. Major Indexing: Scopus. Scopus CiteScore: 2.6. Highest percentile 40% (37/61).  https://www.eurekaselect.com/174353/article
  • Kamal Dua, Ridhima Wadhwa, Gautam Singhvi, Vamshi Krishna Rapalli, Shakti Dhar Shukla, Madhur D. Shastri, Gaurav Gupta, Saurabh Satija, Meenu Mehta, Navneet Khurana, Rajendra Awasthi, Pawan Kumar Maurya, Lakshmi Thangavelu, S Rajesh Kumar, Murtaza M. Tambuwala, Trudi Collet, Philip M. Hansbro, Dinesh Kumar Chellappan. The Potential of siRNA Based Drug Delivery in respiratory Disorders: Recent Advances and Progress. Drug Development Research. 2019; 80(6): 714-730. ISSN: 1098-2299. DOI: 10.1002/ddr.21571. Publisher: Wiley Periodicals Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q3. Scopus CiteScore: 2.9. Highest percentile 38% (89/143). https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ddr.21571. Impact Factor: 4.360.
  • Meenu Mehta, Deeksha, Devesh Tewari, Rajendra Awasthi, Harjeet Singh, Parijat Pandey, Dinesh Kumar Chellappan, Gaurav Gupta, Ridhima Wadhwa, Trudi Collet, Philip M. Hansbro, S Rajesh Kumar, Lakshmi Thangavelu, Poonam Negi, Kamal Dua, Saurabh Satija. Oligonucleotide Therapy: An Emerging Focus Area for Drug Delivery in Chronic Inflammatory Respiratory Diseases. Chemico-Biological Interactions. 2019; 308: 206–215. DOI: 10.1016/j.cbi.2019.05.028. [Publisher: Elsevier, ISSN: 0009-2797]. Major Indexing: PubMed, Chemical Abstracts, MEDLINE®, Scopus. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q1. Scopus CiteScore: 5.9. Highest percentile 81% (22/116). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0009279719305757#! Impact Factor: 5.192.
  • Anand Maurya, Anurag Kumar Singh, Gaurav Mishra, Komal Kumari, Arti Rai, Bhupesh Sharma, Giriraj T Kulkarni, Rajendra Awasthi. Strategic use of Nanotechnology in Drug Targeting and its Consequences on Human Health: A Focused Review. Interventional Medicine and Applied Science. 2019; 11(01): 38–54. DOI: 10.1556/1646.11.2019.04. [ISSN: 2061-5094]. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed Central, Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). Scopus CiteScore: 1.2. Highest percentile: 62% (199/529). https://akjournals.com/view/journals/1646/11/1/article-p38.xml
  • Gaurav Gupta, Sachchidanand Pathak, Rajiv Dahiya, Rajendra Awasthi, Anurag Mishra, Rakesh Kumar Sharma, Mohit Agrawal, Kamal Dua. Aqueous Extract of Wood Ear Mushroom, Auricularia polytricha (Heterobasidiomycetes) Demonstrated Antiepileptic Activity Against Seizure Induced by Maximal Electroshock and Isoniazid in Experimental Animals. International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms. 2019; 21(1): 29–35. [Publisher: Begell House, ISSN: 1940-4344]. DOI: 10.1615/IntJMedMushrooms.2018029113. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. Scopus CiteScore: 2.6. Highest percentile: 40% (181/301). http://dl.begellhouse.com/journals/708ae68d64b17c52,2806f82d786f0ca1,472fba3f4bf9b5ad.html. Impact Factor: 1.921.
  • Kamal Dua, Vamshikrishna Malyla, Gautam Singhvi, Ridhima Wadhwa, Rapalli Vamshi Krishna, Shakti Dhar Shukla, Madhur D. Shastri, Dinesh Kumar Chellappan, Pawan Kumar Maurya, Saurabh Satija, Meenu Mehta, Monica Gulati, Nicole Hansbro, Trudi Collet, Rajendra Awasthi, Gaurav Gupta, Alan Hsu, Philip M. Hansbro. Increasing Complexity and Interactions of Oxidative stress in Chronic Respiratory Diseases: An Emerging Need for Novel Drug Delivery Systems. Chemico-Biological Interactions. 2019;299(1):168-178. [Publisher: Elsevier, ISSN: 0009-2797]. DOI: 10.1016/j.cbi.2018.12.009. (Critical views and opinions). Major Indexing: PubMed, Chemical Abstracts, MEDLINE®, Scopus. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q1. Scopus CiteScore: 5.9. Highest percentile: 81% (22/116). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0009279718314777. Impact Factor: 5.192.
  • Adriana Bugno, Adriana Aparecida Buzzo Almodovar, Deborah Pita Sanches Saes, Rajendra Awasthi, Daniela Dal Molim Ghisleni, Marina de Souza Braga, Wesley Anderson de Oliveira, Kamal Dua, Terezinha de Jesus Andreoli Pinto. Evaluation of an Amplified ATP Bioluminescence Method for Rapid Sterility Testing of Large Volume Parenteral. Journal of Pharmaceutical Innovation. 2019; 14(2): 152–158. [Publisher: Springer, ISSN: 1939-8042]. DOI: 10.1007/s12247-018-9344-y. Scopus CiteScore: 2.5. Highest percentile: 54% (77/169). JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q4. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12247-018-9344-y. Impact Factor: 2.750.
  • Kamal Dua, Gaurav Gupta, Rajendra Awasthi, Dinesh K. Chellappan. Why is there an emerging need to look for a suitable drug delivery platform in targeting and regulating microbiota? Panminerva Medica 2018; 60(3):136-137. [ISSN: 1827-1898]. DOI: 10.23736/S0031-0808.18.03446-8. Major Indexing: PubMed/Medline, Scopus. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q1. https://www.minervamedica.it/en/journals/panminerva-medica/article.php?cod=R41Y2018N03A0136. Impact Factor: 5.197.
  • Rajendra Awasthi, Ariane Roseblade, Philip Michael Hansbro, Michael John Rathbone, Kamal Dua, Mary Bebawy. Nanoparticles in Cancer Treatment: Opportunities and Obstacles. Current Drug Targets 2018; 19(14): 1696 - 1709. [Publisher: Bentham Science, ISSN: 1873-5592]. doi: 10.2174/1389450119666180326122831. Major Indexing: Scopus, Science Citation Index Expanded®, MEDLINE/PubMed. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q3. https://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/ben/cdt/2018/00000019/00000014/art00009. Impact Factor: 3.465.
  • Laíse De Oliveira Andrade, Rajendra Awasthi, Kamal Dua, Terezinha de Jesus Andreoli Pinto. Matrix-assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry for Identification of Bacteria Isolated from Pharmaceutical Clean Rooms. Interventional Medicine & Applied Science. 2018; 10(1): 45-53. [ISSN: 2061-5094]. DOI: 10.1556/1646.9.2017.40. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMED Central, Emerging Sources Citation Index. https://akjournals.com/view/journals/1646/10/1/article-p45.xml.
  • Adriana Bugno, Deborah Pita Sanches Saes, Adriana Aparecida Buzzo Almodovar, Kamal Dua, Rajendra Awasthi, Daniela Dal Molim Ghisleni, Marici Tiomi Hirota, Wesley Anderson de Oliveira, Terezinha de Jesus Andreoli Pinto. Performance Survey and Comparison Between Rapid Sterility Testing Method and Pharmacopoeia Sterility Test. Journal of Pharmaceutical Innovation. 2018; 13 (1): 27–35. [Springer, ISSN: 1939-8042] doi: 10.1007/s12247-017-9303-z [Publisher: Springer Nature]. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed/Medline. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q4. https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs12247-017-9303-z.pdf. Impact Factor: 2.750.
  • Kamal Dua, Rajendra Awasthi, Jyotsana R Madan, Dinesh Kumar Chellappan, Buchi N. Nalluri, Gaurav Gupta, Philip Michael Hansbro. Novel Drug Delivery Approaches in Treating Pulmonary Fibrosis. Panminerva Medica. 2018; 60(4):238-240. [ISSN: 1827-1898]. DOI: 10.23736/S0031-0808.18.03428-6. Major Indexing: PubMed/Medline, Scopus. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q1. https://www.minervamedica.it/en/journals/panminerva-medica/article.php?cod=R41Y2018N04A0238. Impact Factor: 5.197.
  • Túlia de Souza Botelho-Almeida, Felipe Rebello Lourenço, Irene Satiko Kikuchi, Rajendra Awasthi, Kamal Dua, Terezinha de Jesus Andreoli Pinto. Evaluating the Potential, Applicability, and Effectiveness of Ozone Sterilization Process for Medical Devices. Journal of Pharmaceutical Innovation. 2018; 13(2): 87-94. [Publisher: Springer, ISSN: 1939-8042]. DOI: 10.1007/s12247-017-9308-7. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed/Medline. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q4. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12247-017-9308-7. Impact Factor: 2.750.
  • Rajendra Awasthi, Michael John Rathbone, Philip Michael Hansbro, Mary Bebawy, Kamal Dua. Therapeutic Prospects of microRNAs in Cancer Treatment Through Nanotechnology. Drug Delivery and Translational Research. 2018; 8(1): 97-110. [Publisher: Springer, ISSN: 2190-3948]. DOI: 10.1007/s13346-017-0440-1. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed/Medline. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q3. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13346-017-0440-1. Impact Factor: 4.617.
  • Jyotsana R. Madan, Shronavi Patil, Dyandevi Mathure, Santosh P Bahirat, Rajendra Awasthi, Kamal Dua. Improving Dissolution Profile of Poorly Water-Soluble Drug using Non-Ordered Mesoporous Silica. Marmara Pharmaceutical Journal (Presently Journal of Research in Pharmacy). 2018; 22(2): 249-258. [ISSN: 1309-0801]. DOI: 10.12991/mpj.2018.62 Major Indexing: Scopus, Emerging Sources Citation Index. http://jrespharm.com/abstract.php?id=577.
  • Jyotsana R Madan, Akshaya R. Pawar, Rajesh B. Patil, Rajendra Awasthi, Kamal Dua. Preparation, Characterization and In Vitro Evaluation of Tablets Containing Microwave-Assisted Soild Dispersions of Apremilast. Polimery w Medycynie. 2018;48(1):17–24. [ISSN: 0370-0747]. Major Indexing: PubMed/Medline, Scopus. https://www.polimery.umed.wroc.pl/en/article/2018/48/1/17/.
  • Jyotsana R. Madan, Rishikesh H. Dagade, Rajendra Awasthi, Kamal Dua. Formulation and Solid State Characterization of Carboxylic Acid-Based Co-Crystals of Tinidazole: An approach to enhance solubility. Polimery w Medycynie. 2018;48(02): 99–104. [ISSN: 0370-0747]. Major Indexing: PubMed, Scopus. https://www.polimery.umed.wroc.pl/pl/article/2018/48/2/99/.
  • Samvedna, Shammy Jindal, Gaurav Mishra, Jyotsana R Madan, Gaurav Gupta, Rajendra Awasthi, Terezinha de Jesus Andreoli Pinto, Kamal Dua, Giriraj T Kulkarni. Formulation and Characterization of Oral Rapid Disintegrating Tablets of Levocetirizine. Polimery w Medycynie. 2018;48(1):31–40. doi:10.17219/pim/99951. [ISSN 0370-0747]. Major Indexing: PubMed/Medline, Scopus. https://www.polimery.umed.wroc.pl/en/article/2018/48/1/31/.
  • Hemantkumar A Ranpise, Kishor Namdev Gujar, Dyandevi Mathure, Pooja P Satpute, Rajendra Awasthi, Kamal Dua, Jyotsana R. Madan. Skin Targeting of Oxiconazole Nitrate Loaded Nanostructured Lipid Carrier Gel for Fungal Infections. Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology. 2018; 6(3):192-200. [Publisher: Bentham Science, ISSN: 2211-7393]. DOI: 10.2174/2211738506666180913125918. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. Scopus CiteScore: 1.5. Highest percentile: 45% (92/169). https://www.eurekaselect.com/165422/article.
  • Poppy Das, Kiran Kumar, Arunai Nambiraj, Rajendra Awasthi, Kamal Dua, Himaja M. Antibacterial and In Vitro Growth Inhibition Study of Struvite Urinary Stones using Oxalis corniculata Linn. Leaf Extract and its Biofabricated Silver Nanoparticles. Recent Patents on Drug Delivery & Formulation. 2018, 12(3):170-178. [Publisher: Bentham Science, ISSN: 2212-4039]. DOI: 10.2174/1872211312666180723160624. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. Highest percentile 46% (89/166). Scopus Cite Score: 2.3. https://www.eurekaselect.com/164000/article.
  • Irene Satiko Kikuchi, Raquel Sofia Cardoso Galante, Kamal Dua, Venkata Ramana Malipeddi, Rajendra Awasthi, Daniela Dal Molim Ghisleni, Terezinha de Jesus Andreoli Pinto. Hydrogel Based Drug Delivery Systems: A Review with Special Emphasis on Challenges Associated with Decontamination of Hydrogels and Biomaterials. Current Drug Delivery 2017; 14(7): 917 - 925. [Publisher: Bentham Science, ISSN: 1875-5704]. DOI: 10.2174/1567201813666161205130825. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q4. https://www.eurekaselect.com/147995/article. Impact Factor: 2.565.
  • Venkata Ramana Malipeddi, Rajendra Awasthi, Daniela Dal Molim Ghisleni, Marina de Souza Braga, Irene Satiko Kikuchi, Terezinha de Jesus Andreoli Pinto, Kamal Dua. Preparation and Characterization of Metoprolol Tartrate Containing Matrix Type Transdermal Drug Delivery System. Drug Delivery and Translational Research 2017; 7(1):66-76. [Publisher: Springer, ISSN: 2190-3948]. DOI: 10.1007/s13346-016-0334-7Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed/Medline. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q3. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13346-016-0334-7. Impact Factor: 4.617.
  • Poppy Das, Gupta G, Velu V, Rajendra Awasthi, Kamal Dua, Himaja Malipeddi. Formation of Struvite Urinary Stones and Approaches Towards the Inhibition ­- A review. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy 2017; 96:361-370. [Publisher: Elsevier, ISSN: 0753-3322]. DOI: 10.2174/1872211312666180723160624. Major Indexing: PubMed/MEDLINE®, Scopus, Science Citation Index. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q1. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0753332217331554 Impact Factor: 6.529.
  • Poppy Das, Kiran Kumar, Arunai Nambiraj, Rajendra Awasthi, Kamal Dua, Himaja Malipeddi. Potential Therapeutic Activity of Phlogacanthus thyrsiformis Hardow (Mabb) Flower Extract and its Biofabricated Silver Nanoparticles Against Chemically Induced Urolithiasis in Male Wistar Rats. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 2017; 103: 621-629. [Publisher: Elsevier, ISSN: 0141-8130]. doi: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2017.05.096. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed/MEDLINE®. Scopus Cite Score: 8.5. Highest percentile 87% (54/415). JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q1. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0141813017306141 Impact Factor: 6.953.
  • Jyotsana R. Madan, Virendra J Kamate, Rajendra Awasthi, Kamal Dua. Formulation, Characterization and In-Vitro Evaluation of Fast Dissolving Tablets Containing Gliclazide Hydrotropic Solid Dispersions. Recent Patents on Drug Delivery & Formulation 2017; 11(2): 147-154. [Publisher: Bentham Science, ISSN: 2212-4039]. DOI: 10.2174/1872211311666170427100213. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. Highest percentile 46% (89/166). Scopus Cite Score: 2.3. https://www.eurekaselect.com/151929/article.
  • Rajendra Awasthi, Giriraj T. Kulkarni, Venkata Ramana Malipeddi, Terezinha de Jesus Andreoli Pinto, Irene Satiko Kikuchi, Daniela Dal Molim Ghisleni, Marinade Souza Braga, Kamal Dua, Paul D Bank. Dual Crosslinked Pectin-Alginate Network as Sustained Release Matrix for Repaglinide. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 2017; 97: 721-732. [Publisher: Elsevier, ISSN: 0141-8130]. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2017.01.050. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed/MEDLINE®. Scopus Cite Score: 8.5. Highest percentile 87% (54/415).  JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q1. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0141813016324138?casa_token=M7kkxpxXEXAAAAAA:6Ofr9gl3oPUmFepM3oXs5DbpGwBzOQsLiAKSjA2z4OfuDN5oLp84wZqGcXHuiDE11pSckzLgEH7J. Impact Factor: 6.953.
  • Kamal Dua, Mary Bebawy, Rajendra Awasthi, Rakesh K Tekade, Muktika Tekade, Gaurav Gupta, Terezinha de Jesus Andreoli Pinto, Philip M Hansbro. Chitosan and its Derivatives in Nanocarrier Based Pulmonary Drug Delivery Systems. Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology. 2017; 5(4): 243 - 249. [Publisher: Bentham Science, ISSN: 2211-7393]. doi: 10.2174/2211738505666170808095258. Major Indexing: PubMed. https://www.eurekaselect.com/154750/article.
  • Venkata Ramana Malipeddi, Rajendra Awasthi, Kamal Dua. Formulation and Evaluation of Controlled Release Matrix Systems of Ciprofloxacin. Polimery w Medycynie. 2017; 47(2):101–106. [ISSN: 0370-0747]. DOI: 10.17219/pim/90020. [ISSN 0370-0747]. Major Indexing: PubMed/Medline, Scopus. https://www.polimery.umed.wroc.pl/pl/article/2017/47/2/101/.
  • Jyotsana R. Madan, Virendra J. Kamate, Kamal Dua, Rajendra Awasthi. Improving the Solubility of Nevirapine by Hydrotropy and Mixed Hydrotropy. Polimery w Medycynie 2017; 47(2):83–90. DOI: 10.17219/pim/77093. [ISSN: 0370-0747]. Major Indexing: PubMed/Medline, Scopus. https://www.polimery.umed.wroc.pl/pl/article/2017/47/2/83/.
  • Giriraj T. Kulkarni, Nitin Sethi, Rajendra Awasthi, Vivek Kumar Pawar, Vineet Pahuja. Development of Ocular Delivery System for Glaucoma Therapy Using Natural Hydrogel as Film Forming Agent and Release Modifier. Polimery w Medycynie 2016; 46(1): 25–33. [ISSN 0370-0747]. DOI: 10.17219/pim/63750. Major Indexing: PubMed/Medline, Scopus. https://www.polimery.umed.wroc.pl/pl/article/2016/46/1/25/.
  • Archana Chaudhary, Giriraj T. Kulkarni, Rajendra Awasthi, Pravin Kumar. Investigation on Binding Properties of Grewia asiatica Mucilage in Tablet Formulations. Marmara Pharmaceutical Journal (Presently Journal of Research in Pharmacy) 2016; 20(3): 353-366. [ISSN: 1309-0801]. DOI: 10.12991/mpj.20162032588. Major Indexing: Scopus, Emerging Sources Citation Index. http://www.jrespharm.com/abstract.php?id=439.
  • Venkata Ramana Malipeddi, Kamal Dua, Rajendra Awasthi. Development and Characterization of Solid Dispersion-Microsphere Controlled Release System for Poorly Water-Soluble Drug. Drug Delivery and Translational Research 2016; 6(5): 540-550. [Publisher: Springer, ISSN: 2190-3948]. DOI: 10.1007/s13346-016-0307-x. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed/Medline. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q3. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13346-016-0307-x. Impact Factor: 4.617.
  • Kamal Dua, Venkata Ramana Malipeddi, Madan J, Gaurav Gupta, Chakravarthi S, Rajendra Awasthi, Irene Satiko Kikuchi, Terezinha de Jesus Andreoli Pinto. Norfloxacin and Metronidazole Topical Formulations for Effective Treatment of Bacterial Infections and Burn Wounds. Interventional Medicine & Applied Science 2016; 8(2): 68–76. [ISSN: 2061-5094]. DOI: 10.1556/1646.8.2016.2.4. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed Central, Emerging Sources Citation Index. https://akjournals.com/view/journals/1646/8/2/article-p68.xml.
  • Venkata Ramana Malipeddi, Rajendra Awasthi, Kamal Dua. Formulation and Evaluation of Controlled Release Ethylcellulose and Polyethylene Glycol Microspheres Containing Metoprolol Tartrate. Interventional Medicine & Applied Science 2016; 8 (2): 60–67. [ISSN: 2061-5094]. DOI: 1556/1646.8.2016.2.6. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed Central, Emerging Sources Citation Index. https://akjournals.com/view/journals/1646/8/2/article-p60.xml.
  • Smriti Khatri, Rajendra Awasthi. Piperine Containing Floating Microspheres: A Novel Approach to Drug Targeting to the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract. Drug Delivery and Translational Research 2016; 6(3): 299–307. [Publisher: Springer, ISSN: 2190-3948]. doi: 10.1007/s13346-016-0285-z. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q3. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs13346-016-0285-z. Impact Factor: 4.617.
  • Shammy Jindal, Kamya Jindal, Ghanshyam Das Gupta, Rajeev Garg, Rajendra Awasthi. Gastroretentive floating tablets: An Investigation of Excipients Effect on Tablet Properties. Marmara Pharmaceutical Journal (Presently Journal of Research in Pharmacy) 2016; 20(2): 100–110. [ISSN: 1309-0801]. DOI: 10.12991/mpj.20162018166. Major Indexing: Scopus, Emerging Sources Citation Index. http://jrespharm.com/abstract.php?id=410.
  • Rajendra Awasthi, Pant I, Giriraj T. Kulkarni, Irene Satiko Kikuchi, Terezinha de Jesus Andreoli Pinto, Kamal Dua, Venkata Ramana Malipeddi. Opportunities and Challenges in Nano-structure Mediated Drug Delivery: Where Do We Stand? Current nanomedicines, Formerly: Recent Patents on Nanomedicine 2016; 6(2): 78-104. [Publisher: Bentham Science, ISSN: 2468-1881]. DOI: 10.2174/2468187306666160808160330 Major Indexing: EMBAS, CAS. https://www.eurekaselect.com/144609/article.
  • Neha Dhiman, Rajendra Awasthi, Shammy Jindal, Smriti Khatri, Kamal Dua. Development of Bilayer Tablets with Modified Release of Selected Incompatible Drugs. Polimery w Medycynie 2016; 46(1): 5-15. [ISSN 0370-0747]. DOI: 10.17219/pim/62511. Major Indexing: PubMed/Medline, Scopus. https://www.polimery.umed.wroc.pl/pl/article/2016/46/1/5/.
  • Rajendra Awasthi, Giriraj T. Kulkarni. Decades of Research in Drug Targeting to the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Using Gastroretention Technology: Where Do We Stand? Drug Delivery 2016; 23(2): 378–394. Special Issue: Oral and Transdermal Drug Delivery [Publisher: Taylor & Francis, ISSN: 1521-0464] [PubMed PMID: 25026414] doi: 10.3109/10717544.2014.936535. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q1. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/10717544.2014.936535. Impact Factor: 6.419.
  • Nitasha Sharma, Rajendra Awasthi. Development and Characterization of Novel Gastroretentive Raft Forming Floating Film of Atenolol. Indian Drugs 2015; 52(3): 15-23. [ISSN: 0019462X]. Major Indexing: Scopus. http://www.indiandrugsonline.org/issuesarticle-details?id=NDM3.
  • Sumit Kumar, Rajendra Awasthi. Development of Montelukast Sodium Loaded Niosomal Carriers by Film Hydration Technique. Anti-Inflammatory & Anti-Allergy Agents in Medicinal Chemistry 2015; 14(1): 63-78. [Publisher:  Bentham Science, ISSN: 18715230]. DOI: 10.2174/1871523014666150424160133. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. https://www.eurekaselect.com/130604/article.
  • Manoj Kumar, Rajendra Awasthi. Development of Metronidazole Loaded Colon Targeted Microparticulate Drug Delivery System. Polimery w Medycynie 2015; 45(2): 57–65. [ISSN 0370-0747] [PubMed PMID:  26994887]. DOI: 10.17219/pim/60583. Major Indexing: PubMed/Medline, Scopus. https://www.polimery.umed.wroc.pl/pl/article/2015/45/2/57/.
  • Sharad Visht, Rajendra Awasthi, Ravi Rai, Pradhi Srivastav. Development of Dehydration-Rehydration Liposomal System Using Film Hydration Technique Followed by Sonication. Current Drug Delivery 2014; 11(6): 763-770. [Publisher:  Bentham Science, ISSN: 1875-5704] [PubMed PMID: 25213073] DOI: 10.2174/1567201811666140910122945. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q4. https://www.eurekaselect.com/124490/article. Impact Factor 2.565.
  • Rajendra Awasthi, Sumit Kumar, Giriraj T. Kulkarni. Frontier Lipid-Based Carrier Systems for Drug Targeting: A Laconic Review on Niosomes. Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology 2014; 2(3): 116-128. DOI: DOI: 10.2174/2211738503666150107234904. [Publisher:  Bentham Science, ISSN: 2211-7393]. Major Indexing: PubMed. https://www.eurekaselect.com/127475/article.
  • Vandana, Garima Garg, Koushal Dhameja, Rajendra Awasthi. Preparation, Characterization and Evaluation of Ranitidine Hydrochloride Loaded Mucoadhesive Microspheres for Controlled Drug Delivery. Polimery w Medycynie 2014; 44(2): 75-81. [ISSN 0370-0747] [PubMed PMID: 24967779]. Major Indexing: PubMed/Medline, Scopus. https://www.polimery.umed.wroc.pl/pl/article/2014/44/2/75/.
  • Rajendra Awasthi, Giriraj T. Kulkarni. Development of Novel Gastroretentive Drug Delivery System of Gliclazide: Hollow Beads. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy 2014; 40(3): 398-408. [Publisher:  Informa Healthcare, ISSN: 1520-5762] [PubMed PMID: 23418961] DOI: 10.3109/03639045.2013.763817. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q3. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.3109/03639045.2013.763817. Impact Factor: 3.225.
  • Rajendra Awasthi, Giriraj T. Kulkarni. Development and Characterization of Amoxicillin Loaded Floating Microballoons for the Treatment of Helicobacter pylori Induced Gastric Ulcer. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 2013; 8(3): 174-180. [Publisher:  Elsevier, ISSN: 1818-0876] DOI: 10.1016/j.ajps.2013.07.023. Major Indexing: Scopus, Science Citation Index Expanded. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q1. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S181808761300024X. Impact Factor: 6.598.
  • Rajendra Awasthi, Giriraj T. Kulkarni, Vivek Kumar Pawar, Garima Garg. Optimization Studies on Gastroretentive Floating System Using Response Surface Methodology. AAPS PharmSciTech 2012; 13: 85-93. [Publisher:  Springer, ISSN: 1530-9932] [PubMed PMID: 22135108] DOI: 10.1208/s12249-011-9730-y. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q3. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1208/s12249-011-9730-y. Impact Factor: 3.246.
  • Rajendra Awasthi, Giriraj T. Kulkarni. Development of Novel Gastroretentive Floating Particulate Drug Delivery System of Gliclazide. Current Drug Delivery 2012; 9(5): 437-451. [Publisher:  Bentham Science, ISSN: 1875-5704] [PubMed PMID: 22920574] DOI: 10.2174/156720112802650716. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q4. https://www.eurekaselect.com/102191. Impact Factor: 2.565.
  • Vivek Kumar Pawar, Saswat Kansal, Garima Garg, Rajendra Awasthi, Deepak Singodia, Giriraj T. Kulkarni. Gastroretentive Dosage Forms: A Review with Special Emphasis on Floating Drug Delivery Systems. Drug Delivery 2011; 18(2): 97–110. DOI: 10.3109/10717544.2010.520354. [Publisher:  Informa Healthcare, ISSN: 1071-7544] [PubMed PMID: 20958237] Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q1. Impact Factor: 6.419.

 Book Chapters Published:

  • Pragya Pandey, Rajendra Awasthi, Neerupma Dhiman, Bhupesh Sharma, Giriraj T. Kulkarni. Ethnobotanical and ethnopharmacological approaches used in the management of tuberculosis. In: Herbal Medicines: A Boon for Healthy Human Life. Hifzur Siddique, Maryam Sarwat (Editors). [Publisher: Academic Press, Elsevier Science & Technology, Cambridge, United Kingdom]. February 25, 2022, pp 501-522. ISBN: 9780323905725. https://www.elsevier.com/books/herbal-medicines/siddique/978-0-323-90572-5
  • Navdeep Singh, Kamya Goyal, Rajendra Awasthi, Veera Garg, Shammy Jindal. Management of Psoriasis: Delivery Approaches for Synthetic and Herbal Drugs. In: Bioactive-Loaded Nanomedicine for the Management of Health and Disease. Mahfoozur Rahman, Sarwar Beg, Khalid S. Alharbi, Waleed Hassan Almalki, Nabil K. Alruwaili, Majed Al Robaian (Editors). Apple Academic Press Inc. (CRC Press). IN PRODUCTION. SBN: 9781774639931. https://www.appleacademicpress.com/bioactive-loaded-nanomedicine-for-the-management-of-health-and-disease-/9781774639931
  • Geetanjali, Rishabha Malviya, Rajendra Awasthi, Pramod Kumar Sharma. Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Internet of Things for the Management of Chronic Disease. In: Cognitive Intelligence and Big Data in Healthcare (Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing for Industrial Transformation). Sumathi D, Poongodi T, Balamurugan S, Kumar R. Lakshmana (Editors). ISBN: 978-1-119-76888-3. [John Wiley & Sons]. https://www.wiley-vch.de/en?option=com_eshop&view=product&isbn=9781119768883&title=Cognitive%20Intelligence%20and%20Big%20Data%20in%20Healthcare
  • Akanksha Sharma, Rishabha Malviya, Rajendra Awasthi, Pramod Kumar Sharma. Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Internet of Things: New Technologies in Detecting, Preventing and Controlling of Emerging Diseases. In: Advances in Multidisciplinary Medical Technologies-Emerging, Modeling and Findings. Abdeldjalil Khelassi, Vania Vieira Estrela (Editors). [Publisher: Springer Nature, Singapore, ISBN: 978-3-030-57552-6]. 2021; pp 127-154. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-57552-6. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-57552-6_10
  • Viney Lather, Rajendra Awasthi, Neelam Poonia, Harikesh Kalonia, Deepti Pandita. Therapeutic Implications of Inorganic Nanoparticles for Codelivery of Bioactives in Cancer Therapy. Sanjula Baboota, Javed Ali (Eds). In: Nanocarriers for the Delivery of Combination Drugs (Micro and Nano Technologies). 2021, pp. 163-194. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-820779-6.00001-3. [Publisher: Elsevier B.V., ISBN: 978-0-12-820779-6] https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128207796000013#!
  • Anand Maurya, Anurag Kumar Singh, Harsh Yadav, Gaurav Mishra, Rajendra Awasthi, Sunil Kumar Mishra, Sushil Kumar Chaudhary. Role of Phytoconstituents in Targeting Cytokines for Managing Pathophysiology of Lung Diseases. In: Targeting Cellular Signalling Pathways in Lung Diseases. Kamal Dua, Raimar Löbenberg, Ângela Cristina Malheiros Luzo, Shakti Shukla, Saurabh Satija. (Eds.). 2021; ISBN: 978-981-336-827-9. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-33-6827-9_35. [Publisher: Springer Nature, Singapore] https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9789813368262#aboutBook
  • Keshav Raj Paudel, Nisha Panth, Rudra Pangeni, Rajendra Awasthi, Viney Chawla, Meenu Mehta, Murtaza M. Tambuwala, Philip M. Hansbro. Targeting Lung Cancer Using Advanced Drug Delivery Systems. In: Kamal Dua, Mehra Haghi, Ridhima Wadhwa, Philip Michael Hansbro (Editors). Targeting Chronic Inflammatory Lung Diseases Using Advanced Drug Delivery Systems. Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ISBN: 9780128206584. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-820658-4.00023-6. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128206584000236#:~:text=Drugs%20used%20for%20targeted%20delivery,the%20ROS%20and%20ALK%20genes
  • Rajendra Awasthi, Bharat Bhushan, Giriraj T Kulkarni. Concepts of Nanotechnology in Nanomedicine: From Discovery to Applications. In: Kamal Dua, Mehra Haghi, Ridhima Wadhwa, Philip Michael Hansbro (Editors). Targeting Chronic Inflammatory Lung Diseases Using Advanced Drug Delivery Systems. Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ISBN: 9780128206584. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-820658-4.00009-1. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128206584000091
  • Parijat Pandey, Meenu Mehta, Shakti Shukla, Ridhima Wadhwa, Gautam Singhvi, Dinesh Kumar Chellappan, Saurabh Satija, Gaurav Gupta, Rajendra Awasthi, Parteek Prasher, Philip M. Hansbro, Kamal Dua, Harish Dureja. Emerging Nanotechnology in Chronic Respiratory Diseases. In: Nanoformulations for Human Health: Challenges and Approaches. Book Series: Nanobiotechnology in Medicine & Health Care. Sushama Talegaonkar, Mahendra Rai (Editors). 2020, pp 449-468, [ISBN: 978-3-030-41858-8]. Publisher: Springer Nature, Singapore. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-41858-8_20. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-41858-8_20?msclkid=17d38336c13511ec98fbb8490076a23c
  • Shammy Jindal, Avichal Kumar, Kamya Goyal, Rajendra Awasthi, Giriraj T. Kulkarni. Lipid Nanocarriers for Dermal Delivery of Lutein. In: Mahfoozur Rahman, Sarwar Beg, Vikas Kumar, Farhan Jalees Ahmad (Editor). Nanomedicine for Bioactives. Publisher: Springer Nature, Singapore. 2020. pp 341-366. ISBN:978-981-15-1663-4. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-15-1664-1_12. Major Indexing: Scopus. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-15-1664-1_12
  • Bhupesh Sharma, Hariom Kumar, Prachi Kaushik, Roohi Mirza, Rajendra Awasthi, Giriraj T. Kulkarni. Therapeutic Benefits of Saffron in Brain Diseases: New Lights on Possible Pharmacological Maryam Sarwat, Sajida Sumaiya (Editors) In: Saffron: The Age-Old Panacea in A New Light. Publisher:  Elsevier Science & Technology, Cambridge, United Kingdom. 2020, pp 117-130. ISBN: 978-0-12-818462-2, DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-818462-2.00010-3. Major Indexing: Scopus. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128184622000103
  • Rajendra Awasthi, Bhupesh Sharma, Giriraj T Kulkarni. Plant Derived Polysaccharides as Pharmaceutical Excipients: An Overview. Saikat Sen, Raja Chakraborty (Editors) In: Herbal Medicine in India - Indigenous Knowledge, Practice, Innovation and its value. 2020, pp 191-204. [Publisher: Springer Nature, Singapore, ISBN 978-981-13-7248-3]. DOI 10.1007/978-981-13-7248-3_13. Major Indexing: Scopus. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-981-13-7248-3_13
  • Rajendra Awasthi, Vivek K Pawar and Giriraj T Kulkarni. Controlled Release and Gastroretentive Drug Systems. In: Oral Modified Release Drug Delivery Systems, Khare P, Chaurasia M & Paliwal SK (Editors), ISBN: 978-93-5230-176-8. Publisher: PharmMed Press, Hyderabad, India. pp. 1-37. http://www.bspublications.net/downloads/05a7186887a289_Ch-1_Oral%20Modified%20Release%20Drug%20Delivery%20System_Piush%20Khare.pdf
  • Rajendra Awasthi, Satish Manchanda, Poppy Das, Vinodhini Velu, Himaja Malipeddi, Kavita Pavreja, Terezinha de Jesus Andreoli Pinto, Gaurav Gupta, Kamal Dua. Poly(vinylpyrrolidone). In: Engineering of Biomaterials for Drug Delivery Systems: Beyond Polyethylene Glycol. Anilkumar Parambath (Editor). ISBN: 9780081017500. Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology, Cambridge, United Kingdom. 2018, pp 255-272. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-08-101750-0.00009-X. Major Indexing: Scopus. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B978008101750000009X
  • Rajendra Awasthi, Anurag Kumar Singh, Gaurav Mishra, Anand Maurya, Dinesh Kumar Chellappan, Gaurav Gupta, Philip Michael Hansbro, Kamal Dua.  An overview of circular RNAs. In: Circular RNAs: Biogenesis and Functions. Junjie Xiao (Editor). Series: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. [Publisher: Springer Nature, Singapore, ISBN 978-981-13-1425-4] 2018, pp. 3-14. 10.1007/978-981-13-1426-1_1. Major Indexing: Scopus, PubMed. JCR Clarivate Analytics Quartile Score 2019: Q3. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-13-1426-1_1 Impact Factor: 2.622.

 Professional Memberships/Fellowship:

  • Life Member of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (UP/LM-144).
  • Registered Pharmacist, Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) - Uttarakhand State Branch, Dehradun (Reg. No. 6587).
  • Approved teaching faculty by Central Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi (PCI) – FID No. MIELEC000004.