Faculty - Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Dr Raj Kumar Tiwari

Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • B. Pharma, K.L.E College of Pharmacy, Bangalore 2004
  • M. Pharma, Oxford College of Pharmacy, Bangalore 2007
  • PhD. Jaypee University of Information Technology, Wakhnaghat, Solan, Himachal Pradesh 2018

Research Interest:

  • The area of research work includes natural product chemistry and focuses on standardization and validation of plant metabolites for establishing markers. Also involved in the area of biological activity of herbal drugs through the traditional claim, with emphasis on globalization of traditional medicines

Recent Publications

  • Manisha Singh, Shriya Agarwal, Raj Kumar Tiwari, Silpi Chanda, Kuldeep Singh, Prakhar Agarwal, Aishwarya Kashyap, Pranav Pancham, Shweta Mall, Rachana R. and Shalini Sharma Neuroprotective Ability of Apocynin Loaded Nanoparticles (APO-NPS) as NADPH Oxidase (NOX)-Mediated ROS Modulator for Hydrogen Peroxide-Induced Oxidative Neuronal Injuries Molecules 2021, 26, 5011.
  • Kumar A, Chanda S, Agarwal S, Singh M, Sharma S, Bonde GV, Tiwari RK. Formulation and evaluation of tinidazole loaded floating microspheres, Materials Today: Proceedings, (2021), 46(17)
  • Raj Kumar Tiwari, Silpi Chanda, Udayabanu M, Manisha Singh, Shriya Agarwal Anti-inflammatory and anti-arthritic potential of standardized extract of Clerodendrum serratum L. Frontiers in Pharmacology
  • Silpi Chanda, Raj Kumar Tiwari, Arun Kumar,  and Kuldeep Singh Nutraceuticals: A Better Solution to Current Health Issues, Advances in Pharmacological Sciences, 2019, Article ID 6908716, 5 pages
  • Silpi Chanda, Lokesh Deb, Raj Kumar Tiwari, Kuldeep Singh and Sayeed Ahmad “Targeted Metabolite Analysis of Iridoids of Paederia foetida: A Popular Tribal Edible Plant of Northeast, India”, Asian Journal of Chemistry, 2017, 29(8), pp 1713-1717. 


  • Nanoemulsion of synthetic coumarin derivatives and its therapeutic efficacy, Australian patent no. 2021105591, 11/3/2021
Book Chapter
  • Tiwari R.K., (2010) Traditional and ethnobotanical investigation of some edible plants among the tribes of Tripura, India, In Choudhury M.D., Choudhury S., Sharma G. D. Sharma Status and conservation of biodiversity in North East India. (ISBN 978-93-81084-10-6).
  • Tiwari R.K., (2010) Ethnobotanical plants used by the peoples of Kadipur Dist. Faizabad, UP India, In Choudhury M.D., Choudhury S., Sharma G. D. Sharma Status and conservation of biodiversity in North East India. (ISBN 978-93-81084-10-6).
Book Published
  • Pharmacognosy for D.Pharm by  Prof. (Dr.) S.K Panda, Mr Rajkumar Tiwari, Thakur publication, Lucknow, ISBN No.- 978-93-88280-10-5


  • Collaborative research projects between Oil India Limited on the Exploration of Himalayan hot-springs for microbes with biohydrogen production capabilities in the area of Haridwar, Rishikesh and Dehradun cities. (Ongoing)

Professional Memberships

  • Life member of the Indian Society of Pharmacognosy
  • Registered Pharmacist – Uttar Pradesh State Pharmacy Council
  • Member Society of Ethnopharmacology