Dr. Dimpy Rani

Assistant Professor
Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Professional Biography

Dimpy Rani is an expert in the area of Pharmaceutical Chemistry. She has taught Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry & Medicinal Chemistry for nearly 2 years at GD Goenka University.

Dimpy Rani holds a PhD from Panjab University, Chandigarh (India); M. Pharmacy (Pharmaceutical Chemistry) from Panjab University, Chandigarh; and B. Pharmacy (Pharmaceutical Sciences), from the Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar.

Publications (from 2015)

Scholarly Journals
‘Novel cocrystals of glipizide: green supramolecular mechanosynthesis’ Archives of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 1 (3), pp. 1-13. (Rani, D., Goyal. P., Dargan, S. K., and Chadha, R., 2018).

‘Conformational flexibility and packing plausibility of repaglinide polymorphs’ Journal of Molecular Structure, 1157, pp. 263-275. (Rani, D., Goyal.P., and Chadha, R., 2018).

‘Crystal engineering: a remedy to tailor the biopharmaceutical aspects of glibenclamide’ Crystal Growth & Design, 16(1), pp. 105-118. (Goyal. P.,Rani.D., and Chadha. R., 2018).

‘Exploring structural aspects of nateglinide polymorphs using powder x-ray diffraction’ International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 9(10), pp. 119-127. (Goyal, P., Rani, D., and Chadha, R., 2017).

‘Exploring binding properties of gliclazide with human serum albumin’ Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 130(3), pp. 1613-1618. (Rani, D., Goyal, P., Jain. D. S., and Chadha, R., 2017).

‘Supramolecular cocrystals of gliclazide: synthesis, characterization and evaluation’ Pharmaceutical Research, 34(3), pp. 552-563. (Chadha, R., Rani, D., and Goyal, P., 2017).

‘Supramolecular chemistry: An alternative approach to improve potential active pharmaceutical ingrediants (APIS)’ Research & Reviews: Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 5(4), pp. 9-14. (Chadha, R. and Rani, D., 2016).

‘Novel cocrystals of gliclazide: Characterization and evaluation’ CrystEngComm, 18(13), pp. 2275 – 2283. (Chadha, R., Rani, D., and Goyal. P., 2016)

Research Monographs, Books and Book Chapters
‘Role of crystallization in genesis of diverse crystal forms of antidiabetic agents’, in Mastai Y. (Eds), Advanced Topics in Crystallization, In Tech Open, London, UK pp.133-154. (Chadha, R., Rani, D., and Goyal. P., 2015).

‘Novel repaglinide cocrystals with improved bioavailability’, Patent communicated’ Patent filed in Indian Patent office through CSIR. (Rani, D., Goyal, P., and Chadha, R.).

‘Novel co-crystals of glimepiride with enhanced biopharmaceutical parameters’, Patent filed in Indian Patent office through CSIR (application no. 201711044951). (Rani, D., Goyal, P., and Chadha, R.).

Current Research

Dimpy Rani’s current research interests are focused oncocrystallization and polymorphism. She has hands on experience in techniques such as DSC, PXRD, HPLC, SSNMR and single crystal analysis along with certain softwares, such as BIOVIA, Mercury etc.

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