Dr. Vikas Kumar
Dr. Vikas Kumar
Assistant Professor


Department
Shalom Institute of Health and Allied Sciences
Qualification
B.Pharm; M.Pharm; GATE, Ph.D.
Area of Specialization
Pharmacognosy
Phone No
+91-9616574705
E-mail
vikas.kumar@shiats.edu.in, vikas.kumar@shiats.edu.in; phvikas@gmail.com

Educational Details
DegreeUniversity/BoardYear
Ph.DSHIATS-DU, Allahabad2014
M. PharmaDibrugarh University, Allahabad2008
B. PharmaHNB Garhwal, Dehradun2006


Professional Summary

2014 PhD (Pharmaceutical Sciences)- CGPA 10

From Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences,FHS, SHIATS, Allahabad

2008 Master of Pharmacy (M. Pharm) in Pharmacognosy- 71%

From Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, Assam, India

2006 Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm.) - 60.66%

From Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Technology & Sciences, Dehradun

Affilied to HNB Garhwal University, Uttrakhand

2005 Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE) - All India Rank 1006

conducted by Indian Instittute of Technology (IIT) ,Bombay

 


Expertise

Natural Product Drug Discovery

Isolation of Bioactive compound from the Plant source and Target the phytoconstitutent for anticancer activity (Hepatic and renal cancer), antiinflammatory and antidiabetic activity.  


Publications
  1. Almulaiky YQ, Alshawafi WM, Al-Talhi HA, Zeyadi M, Anwar F, Al-abbasi FA, Khan R, Kumar V. Evaluation of the Antioxidant Potential and Antioxidant Enzymes of Some Yemeni Grape Cultivars.  Free Radicals and Antioxidants, 2017; 7(1): 74-79
  2. Yuan C, Wang C, Wang J, Kumar V, Anwar F, Xiao F, Mushtaq G, Liu Y, Kamal MA, Yuan D. Inhibition on the growth of human MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cells in vitro and tumor growth in a mouse xenograft model by Se-containing polysaccharides from Pyracantha fortuneana. Nutritional Research, 2016,  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nutres.2016.09.012.(IF=2.523)
  3. Kumar V, Bhatt PC, Rashid M, Anwar F, Verma A. <alpha>-Mangostin Mediated Pharmacological Modulation of Hepatic Carbohydrate Metabolism in Diabetes Induced Wistar Rat. Beni-Suef University Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences. 2016, DOI: 10.1016/j.bjbas.2016.07.001
  4. Verma A, Bhatt PC, kaithwas G, Sethi N, Rashid M, Singh Y, Al-Abbassi FA, Anwar F, Kumar V.* Chemomodulatory effect Melastoma Malabathricum Linn against Chemically Induced Renal Carcinogenesis Rats via Attenuation of Inflammation, Oxidative Stress and Early Markers of Tumor Expansion Inflammopharmacology, 2016 24(5):233-251 (IF=2.3)
  5. Kumar V,* Bhatt PC, Alabbasi FA, Verma A, Anwar F. Polymeric Nanocomposite of Umbelliferone β-D-galactopyranoside Enhances Chemoprevention with Higher Efficacy: Elucidation of mechanism of action in Diethylnitrosamine Induced hepatocellular Carcinoma. International Journal of nanomedicine, Accepted 2016 (IF=4.2)
  6. Kumar V,* Bhat PC, Sharma K, Sethi N, Kumar A, Sachan NK, Kaithwas G, Anwar F, Verma A,  Ai-Abbassi FA. Melastoma Malabathricum Linn Attenuates Complete Freund's Adjuvant-Induced Chronic Inflammation in Wistar rats via Inflammation Response. BMC Pharmacology & Toxicology, 2016, Accepted (IF=2.03)
  7. Pandey P, Bhatt PC, Verma A, Anwar F, Kumar V. α-Mangostin Attenuates Tumor Proliferation Via Modulation of Antioxidant System in Balb/C Mice Bearing Ehrlich Ascites Carcinoma. Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 2016 Accepted (IF=0.2)
  8. Rahman M, Beg S, Verma A, Anwar F, Kumar V.* Phytoconstituents as pharmacotherapeutics in rheumatoid arthritis: challenges and scope of nanomedicine in its effective delivery. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 2016, Accepted (IF=2.36)
  9. Rahman M,Sharma G, Thakur K,Goni VG,Katare OP,Anwar F, Kumar V.* Emerging Advances in Nanomedicine as a Nanoscale Pharmacotherapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis: State of the Art. Current topic in Medicinal Chemistry. 2016, 16:DOI: 10.2174/1568026616666160530152354 (IF=3.4)
  10. Kaithwas G, Tiwari V, Singh M, Rawat JK, Devi U, Yadav RK, Roy S, Gautam S, Saraf SA, Kumar V, Ansari N, Saeedan AS. Redefining the role of peripheral LPS as a neuroinflammatory agent and evaluating the role of hydrogen sulphide through metformin intervention. Inflammopharmacology 2016, Accepted (IF=2.3)
  11. Kumar V*, Bhatt PC. Development of a nanoherbaceutical formulation containing compound extracts from huperzia serrata, mucuna pruriens and withania somnifera for the prevention and treatment of Parkinson’s disease. Mov Disord. 2016; 31 (suppl 2) (IF=6.01)
  12. Bhatt PC, Kumar V*. Development of a nanoherbaceutical containing natural L-DOPA from mucuna pruriens for the prevention and treatment of Parkinson’s disease in 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6- tetrahydropyridine induced animal model [abstract]. Mov Disord. 2016; 31 (suppl 2) (IF=6.01)
  13. Rahman M, Sharma G, Thakur K, Goni VG, Katare OP, Anwar F, Kumar V*. Emerging Advances Nanomedicine as a Nanoscale Pharmacotherapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis: State of the Art. Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry. 2016,16;DOI: 10.2174/1568026616666160530152354 (IF=3.402)
  14. Kumar V, Bhatt PC, Anwar F. Development of a nanoformulation containing ganoderic acid for the prevention and treatment of the benzo[a]pyrene induced lung cancer. Journal of Thoracic Oncology 2016 11(supplement 4): S57S166. S15560864(16)X00044 (IF=5.28)
  15. Rahman M, Kumar V,* Beg S, Sharma G, Katare OP, Anwar F. Emergence of liposome as targeted magic bullet for inflammatory disorders: current state of the art. Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine, and Biotechnology, 2016,13;1-12 (IF=1.02)
  16. Rahman M, Beg S, Sharma G, Saini S, Rub RA, Aneja P, Anwar F, ALam MA, Kumar V.* Lipid-based Vesicular Nanocargoes as Nanotherapeutic Targets for the Effective Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Recent Patents on Anti-Infective Drug Discovery, 2016,11(1):3-15
  17.  Kumar V*. Effect of α-magostin on nitrosamine induced hepatic carcinogenicity in neonatal pups. Annals of Oncology (2015) 26 (suppl_9): 1-7. 10.1093/annonc/mdv517. (IF=7.04)
  18. Anwar F, G Mushtaq, I Kazmi, M Afzal, R Khan, F.A. Al-Abbasi, A Ahmad, Kumar V*. Anticancer effect of rosiglitazone in rats treated with Nnitrosodiethylamine via inhibition of DNA synthesis: an implication for hepatocellular carcinoma. RSC Adv., 2015, 5,  68385-68391 (IF=3.84)
  19. Kumar V,* Khan R, Kazmi I, Afzal M, Al-Abbasi F.A, Anwar F. Fixed dose combination therapy loperamide and niacin ameliorates diethylnitrosamine-induced liver carcinogenesis in albino wistar rats. RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 67996 – 68002 (IF=3.84)
  20. Kumar V,* Anwar F, Sethi N, Al-Abbasi FA. Umbelliferone β-D-galactopyranoside exerts an anti-inflammatory effect by attenuating COX-1 and COX-2 Toxicol. Res., 2015, 4, 1072–1084 (IF=3.92) 
  21. Anwar F, Ai-Abbasi FA, Bhat PC, Ahmad A, Sethi N, Kumar V.* Umbelliferone β-D-galactopyranoside inhibits chemically induced renal carcinogenesis via alteration of oxidative stress, hyperproliferation and inflammation: possible role of NF-κB Toxicology Research, 2015,4, 1308-1323  (IF=3.92)    
  22. Kumar V,* Ai-Abbasi FA, Ahmed D, Verma A, Mujeeb M, Anwar F.  Paederia foetida Linn. inhibits adjuvant induced arthritis by suppression of PGE2 and COX-2 expression via nuclear factor-κB Food and Function 2015,6, 1652-1666 (IF=2.7)
  23. Rahman M, Beg S, Anwar F, Kumar V,* Biomarkers as molecular footprints for cancer therapy: current perspectives and promises.  Drug Target Review, 2015, 4(2): 10-13.
  24. Rahmab M, Beg S, Sharma G, Anwar F, Kumar V.* Emergence of Lipid-Based Vesicular Carriers as Nanoscale Pharmacotherapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Recent Patents on Nanomedicine, 2015, 5, 000-000
  25. Chauhan S, Devi U, Kumar VR, Kumar V, Anwar F, kaithwas G.  Dual Inhibiton of Arachidionic acid pathway by mulberry leaf. Inflammopharmacology 2015 23(1):65-70. (IF=2.3)
  26. Kumar V*, Anwar F, Verma A, Mujeeb M. Therapeutic effect of umbelliferon-α-D-glucopyranosyl-(2I→1II)-α-D-glucopyranoside on adjuvant-induced arthritic rats. Journal of Food Science and Technology.  2015;52(6):3402-11. (IF:2.20)
  27. Kumar V*, Anwar F, Ahmed D, Verma A, Ahmed A, Damanhouri ZA, Mishra V, Ramteke PW, Bhatt PC, Mujeeb M: Paederia foetida Linn. leaf extract: Anantihyperlipidemic, antihyperglycaemic and antioxidant activity. BMC Complement Alternative Medicine 2014, 14:76. (IF:2.02)
  28. Ahmed D, Kumar V, Verma A, Gupta PS, Kumar H, Dhingra V, Mishra V, Sharma M. Antidiabetic, renal/hepatic/pancreas/cardiac protective and antioxidant potential of methanol/ dichloromethane extract of Albizzia Lebbeck Benth. stem bark (ALEx) on streptozotocin induced diabetic rats. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014, 14:243 (IF:2.02)
  29. Ahmed D, Sharma M, Kumar V, Bajaj HK, Verma A. 2β-hydroxybetulinic acid 3β-caprylate: an active principle from Euryale Ferox Salisb. seeds with antidiabetic, antioxidant, pancreas & hepatoprotective potential in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats. J Food Sci Technol 2015,52(9);5427-41. (IF:2.20).
  30. Ahmed D, Kumar V, Sharma M, Verma A. Target guided isolation, in-vitro antidiabetic, antioxidant activity and molecular docking studies of some flavonoids from Albizzia Lebbeck Benth. bark. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014, 14:155 (IF:2.02)
  31. Ahmed D, Sharma M, Kumar V, Subhashchandra YPK. An Emerging Protagonist: Sodium Glucose Co-transporters (SGLTs) as a Burgeoning Target for the Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus. J Diabetes Metab 2014, 5:4
  32. Kumar V*, Ahmed D, Gupta PS, Anwar F, Mujeeb M: Anti-diabetic, anti-oxidant and anti-hyperlipidemic activities of Melastoma malabathricum Linn. leaves in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats. BMC Complement Alternative Medicine 2013, 13:222. (IF:2.02)
  33. Kumar V*, Ahmed D, Verma A, Anwar F, Ali M, Mujeeb M: Umbelliferone beta-D-galactopyranoside from Aegle marmelos (L.) corr. an ethno medicinal plant with antidiabetic, antihyperlipidemic and antioxidative activity. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2013, 13:273. (IF:2.02)
  34. Kumar V*, Verma A, Ahmed D, Sachan NK, Anwar F, Mujeeb M: Fostered antiarthritic upshot of moringa oleifera lam. stem bark extract in diversely induced arthritis in wistar rats with plausible mechanism. International journal of pharmaceutical sciences and research 2013; 4(10): 3894-3901.
  35. Kumar V*, Ahmed D, Anwar F, Ali M, Mujeeb M: Enhanced glycemic control, pancreas protective, antioxidant and hepatoprotective effects by umbelliferon-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-(2I->1II)-alpha-D-glucopyranoside in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats. Springerplus 2013, 2:639. (IF=0.98)
  36. Yadav P.S., Kumar V., Singh U.P., Bhatt H.R, Mazumder B., (2013) Physicochemical characterization and in vitro dissolution studies of solid dispersions of ketoprofen with PVP K30 and D-mannitol. Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal 21, 77–84. (IF=0.73)
  37. Kumar V*. Yadav P.S. Singh U.P., Bhatt H.R., Zaman K., Ali M. (2011) Isolation of new racemic sugar (D/L galacturonic acid) from leaves of Paederia foetida Linn. Nature Precedings, doi:10.1038/npre.2011.5752.1
  38. Bhat H. R., Singh U. P., Subhashchandra Y. P.,Kumar V., Gahtori P., Das A., Chetia D , Prakash A., Mahanta J. (2011) Synthesis and antimalarial activity evaluation of some analogues of 7-chloro-N-[3-(4,6-diamino-1,3,5-triazin-2-ylamino)propyl]quinoline-4-amine erivatives. Arabian Journal of Chemistry, In press, doi:10.1016/j.arabjc.2011.07.001. (IF=2.68)
  39. Bhat H. R., Singh U. P., Subhashchandra Y. P.,Kumar V., Gahtori P., Das A., Chetia D , Prakash A., Mahanta J. (2010) Synthesis and Antimalarial activity evaluation of some analogues of 7-chloro-N-[3-(4,6-diamino-1,3,5-triazin-2-ylamino)propyl]quinoline-4-amine derivatives. Medicinal Chemistry Research, 19; S68 (IF=1.61)
  40. Kumar V*, Yadav PS, Singh UP, Bhat HR, Rana A, Zaman K. Pharmacognostical evaluation of Cuscuta reflexa Roxb. Pharmacognosy Journal  2010,2(6); 74-82.
  41. Singh UP, Singh RK, Bhat HR, Subhashchandra YP, Kumar V, Kumawat MK, Gahtori P. (2010) Synthesis and antibacterial evaluation of series of novel tri substituted-s-triazine derivatives. Medicinal Chemistry Research, In press, doi: 10.1007/s00044-010-9446-7. (IF=1.61)
  42. Singh UP, Bhat HR, Yadav PS, Kumar V, Bhattacharya A, Chetia D, Das A. (2010) Synthesis and antibacterial evaluation some novel 2,4,6-trisubsituted-1,3,5-triazine derivatives. Latin American Journal of Pharmacy, 29; 607-611. (IF=0.319)
  43. Singh UP, Bhat HR, Subhashchandra YP, Kumar V, Kumawat MK, Gahtori P. (2010)Synthesis and antibacterial evaluation of series of novel tri substituted-s-triazine derivatives. Medicinal Chemistry Research, 19; S132. (IF=1.61)
  44. Kumar V*, Yadav PS, Singh UP, Bhat HR, Zaman K. Pharmacognostical and Phytochemical study on Leaves ofPaederia foetida linn. International Journal of Pharm Tech Research (2009) 1; 3: 918-920.

Kumar V*, Role of the traditional medicinal plant in the treatment of Malaria, Pharma News Letter, An official publication of Indian Pharmaceutical Association, Assam State Branch (2008) 1; 4: 13.


Conferences
  1. Kumar V, Bhatt PC, Anwar F. Development of a nanoformulation containing Ganoderic acid for the prevention and treatment of benzo[a]pyrene induced Lung Cancer. 6th European Lung Cancer Conference.
  2. Kumar V, Effect of α-magostin on nitrosamine induced hepatic carcinogenicity in neonatal pups. Europian Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)-Asia 2015, 18-21 December, Singapore, 2015
  3. Kumar V, Ahmed D, Anwar F, Mujeeb M. Influence of traditional north-east indian medicinal plant paederia foetida l. on carrageenan, egg albumin, serotonin, histamine, xylene, 12-o-tetradecanoylphorbol-acetate (tpa) and arachidonic acid (aa) induced inflammation in wistar rats. International symposium on frontier in herbal cosmetics and nutraceuticals Dehradun, 23-24 February, 2013.
  4. Kumar V, Sachan NK, Mujeeb M. Effect of Paederia foetida L. leaves aqueous extract therapy on hyperglycemic rats. International Conference of targeting of bioactivities concept and applications, Kanpur, 10th Feb, 2013.
  5. Kumar V, Mujeeb M. Antiarthritic effect of Moringa oleifera Lam in acute and chronic models of arthritic in rats. National Conference on Protoscience, Health & Well bring: Global Concern and Approach, Allahabad, 7-8 March, 2013.
  6. Kumar V, Mujeeb M. Evaluation of antioxidant properties of hydrophilic and lipophilic extract of Paederia foetida L. SFRR-Europe 2011 Meeting on "Redox Biology and Micronutrients: From signaling to translation and back, Istanbul, 7-10 September 2011.
  7. Kumar V, Mujeeb M. ‘ Composition and Antioxidant and Antimicrobial activity of the essential oil and extract of Paederia foetida L.’, Current trend in herbal healthcare, Kanpur 26th March, 2011
  8. Kumar V, Mujeeb M. ‘Evaluation of antioxidant properties of hydrophilic and lipophilic extract of Paederia foetida L.’ Society of Free Radical Research- Europe, Turkey 6th-9th  September 2011 Singh UP, Bhat HR, Kumar V, Yadav PS, Chetia D, Ghosh SK. Herpes simplex virus - Antiviral drug resistance. National Conference on Emerging Trends in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 8th-9th March, 2009 at Jammu University, Shrinagar, J & K.
  9. Bhat HR, Kumar V, Chetia D, Das A, Prakash A. Synthesis and Antimalarial activity Evaluation of Some analogs of 7-chloro-N-[3-(4,6-diamino-1,3,5-triazin-2-ylamino)propyl] quinoline-4-amine derivatives: From Emerging Threat to Reality from 23rd-25th March, 2009, at Allahabad Agricultural Institute-Deemed University, Sponsored by WHO, ICAR, ICMR, DST, NABARD, Govt. of India.
  10. Kumar V, Bhat HR, Zaman K. In vitro antioxidant properties of Paederia foetida Linn leaf extract: From Recent Advance in Chemical Sciences from 26th-27th March, 2009, at Department of Chemistry, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, Assam. 
  11. Kumar V, Bhat HR, Kumar V. Drugs for Sportsman. Emerging Trends in Novel Drug Delivery Systems from 27th-28th March, 2009 at H.R. Institute of Pharmacy, Ghaziabad, sponsored by AICTE.
  12. Yadav PS, Kumar V, Singh UP, Bhat HR, Ahmed D, Mazumder B. Physicochemical characterisation and in-vitro dissolution studies of solid dispersion of Ketoprofen with PVP K30 and D-Mannitol. Poster Presentation, 97th Indian Science Congress, Trivandrum, 3-7 January, 2010).
  13. Kumar V, Yadav PS, Singh UP, Bhat HR, Ahmed D. Review: Method for Evaluation of in-vitro and in-vivo Antioxidant Activity. Poster Presentation, 97th Indian Science Congress, Trivandrum, 3-7 January, 2010)
  14. Ahmed D, Singh UP, Kumar V, Yadav PS, Bhat HR. Effect of Rosiglitazone, Atorvastatin and Glimipride on Glycemic control and Lipid Profile on STZ induced NIDDM rats. Oral Presentation, 97th Indian Science Congress, Trivandrum, 3-7 January, 2010).
  15. Kaithwas G, Singh UP, Yadav PS, Kumar V, Bhat HR, Ahmed D. Diagnosis of Filarial Parasites. Poster Presentation, 97th Indian Science Congress, Trivandrum, 3-7 January, 2010).
  16. Kumar V, Singh UP, Yadav PS, Bhat HR, Srivastava A, Kumar P, Ahmed D. Naural product as Anticancer agent. Poster Presentation, International Seminar on Herbal Drug Research: Present and Future Prospects, Ooty, 4th-5th December, 2009)
  17. Kumar A, Banerjee PS, Kumar V, Pathak M. Phytoconstituent in the diet: their significance as antioxidants. Poster Presentation, International Seminar on Herbal Drug Research: Present and Future Prospects, Ooty, 4th-5th December, 2009)

Teaching Experience
  • Presently, Assistant Professor since November 12, 2008 at Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences (SHIATS) Deemed to be University, (Formerly Allahabad Agricultural Institute), Allahabad.
  • Subjects Taught (UG, PG & Ph D): Theory and Practicals of Pharmacognosy, Pharmaceutical Analysis, chemistry of Natural product, Pharmaceutical Jurusprudence, Hospital Pharmacy, Pharmacongosy -II.