Dr. Rohit Dutt
Academics with Dean SoMAS
Qualification: B. Pharmacy, M. Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences
College/University: Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Technology and Sciences Dehradun, G.J University Hisar, M.D University Rohtak
Introduction: Rohit Dutt is a Medicinal Chemist with a promising expertise in Computer Aided Drug Design. He has taught Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Analysis related-subjects for nearly 16 years at Institute and University level. His prowess and intellectual readiness is simply recognized by the fact that some of the mathematical tools developed by him for drug design, have been incorporated in leading software being marketed by various multinational companies.
Prior to taking up the current role, Rohit Dutt served in academic position as a Professor and Head, Guru Gobind Singh College of Pharmacy, Yamunangar, Haryana. Before joining Academics, he augmented his skillful expertness in Industrial discourse while working in Stability and Validation Cell, Ranbaxy Lab Limited, Paonta Sahib, Himachal Pradesh.
His ‘know-how’ disposition and mastery in Computer Aided Drug Design (CADD) field enabled him to conduct rich research in areas of diverse nature. He has more than 60 research/review publications - most of them in international journals of repute to his credit.
He holds a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from M. D. University, Rohtak; M. Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical chemistry from G. J. University, Hisar; and B. Pharmacy from Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Technology and Sciences, Dehradun. He is also a recipient of Post-Graduate Diploma in Cheminformatics and Professional Diploma in Clinical Research from Bioinformatics Institute of India and Catalyst Clinical Services Limited, Delhi respectively.
As a member of the University’s senior management team, Rohit Dutt has developed a comprehensive strategy for improving and refining the student-learning experience through clinical engagements with leading Healthcare organizations. Rohit Dutt staunchly believes in promoting a strong and positive environment of scholarly learning for both students and faculty, to iron out all the challenges associated to 4th Industrial Revolution, and outshine in the glory of knowledge and wisdom.
Publications (from 2015)
‘Role of moving average analysis for development of multitarget (Q)SAR models’, Mini Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry. 15(8), pp. 659-676. (Khatri, N., Dutt, R., and Madan, A.K., 2015).
‘Anxiolytic activity of mother tinctures of Gelsemium sempervirens (Linn.) Ait’, Asian Journal of Biochemical and Pharmaceutical Research. 7(4), pp. 12-16. (Garg, V., Dhar, V.J., Sharma, A., and Dutt, R., 2017).
‘Development and application of novel molecular descriptors for predicting biological activity’, Medicinal Chemistry Research. 26(9), pp. 1988-2006. (Dutt, R., and Madan, A.K., 2017).
‘Anxiety disorders: an overview’, Asian Journal of Biochemical and Pharmaceutical Research. 8(1), pp. 50-56. (Garg, V., Dhar, V.J., Sharma, A., and Dutt, R., 2018).
‘The genus plumbago: an update’, International Journal of Green and Herbal Chemistry. 7(2), pp. 313-326. (Garg, V., Jyoti., and Dutt, R.,2018).
The genus pyrus: an update’, The Pharma Innovation Journal. 7(2), pp. 143-145. (Kiran, Garg, V., Dhiman, A., Dutt, R., and Ranga, S., 2018).
‘Health benefits of nutraceuticals’, The Pharma Innovation Journal. 7(3), pp. 143-145. (Anjali, Garg, V., Dhiman, A., Dutt, R., and Ranga S., 2018).
‘(Q)SPR models for prediction of hydrophobicity of isatins’, International Journal of Quantitative Structure-Property Relationships. 3(1), pp. 88-99. (Dutt, R., and Madan, A.K., 2018).
The genus manilkara: an update’, The Pharma Innovation Journal. 7(1), pp. 316-318. (Anjali, Garg, V., Dhiman, A., Dutt, R., and Ranga, S., 2018).
‘Emerging molecular targets for anti-cancer drug design, Current Chemical Biology. 12(1), pp. 88-89. (Dutt, R., Garg, V., and Madan, A.K., 2018).
‘Current trends in phyto-cancer therapy using nanoparticles’, Current Nanomedicine, 9(1), pp. 30-45. (Vohra, K., Dureja, H., Garg, V., and Dutt, R., 2019).
‘Phytochemicals in anticancer drug development’, Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry. 19(2), pp. 172-183. (Dutt, R., Garg, V., Khatri, N., and Madan, A.K., 2019).
‘Anticancer potential of functional and medicinal beverages’, Functional and Medicinal Beverages. pp. 199-234. (Garg, V., Dhiman, A., Dutt, R., 2019).
‘Current trends in phyto-cancer therapy using nanoparticles’, Current Nanomedicine (Formerly: Recent Patents on Nanomedicine). 9 (1), pp. 30-45. (Vohra, K., Dureja, H., Garg, V., Dutt, R., 2019).
‘Oral soluble films: attributes of the polymeric material and critical process parameters for designing good quality films’, Current Applied Polymer Science, 3, pp. 167-188. (Sinha, S., and Dutt, R., 2019).
‘Enabling process improvement and problem solving in pharmaceutical industry through six sigma methodologies’, Asian Journal of Biochemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Special Issue, pp. 74-85. (Sinha, S., and Dutt, R., 2019).
‘Quality by design in pharmaceutical product development’, Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences (ISSN:2581-5423), 3, pp. 70-72. (Sinha, S., Dutt, R., and Singh, R. P., 2019).
‘Lipoidal-Nano Architecture for Parental Drug Delivery: Formulation Development and Regulatory Concerns’, Current Applied Polymer Science, 4, PP. 1-9. (Jhawat, V., Sharma, A.K., Garg, V., Gulia, M. and Dutt, R., 2020).
‘Fate and Applications of Superporous Hydrogel Systems: A Review’, Current Nanomedicine, 10, pp. 1-16. (Jhawat, V., Gulia, M., Maddiboyina, B., Dutt, R. and Gupta, S., 2020).
‘Reverse-Phase High-Performance Liquid Chromatography Method Development and Validation for Estimation of Glimepiride in Bulk and Tablet Dosage Form’, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance, 11(2), pp. 296-302. (Kumar, A., Sharma, A.K., Dutt, R., 2020).
‘Anti-DENV and Anti-Dengue Vector Activity of Some Heterocyclic Scaffolds’ Mini Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry, 20 (12), pp. 1062-1071. (Purohit, D., Dhingra, N., Dutt, R., Kumar, S., 2020)
‘Integration of pharmacogenomics and theranostics with nanotechnology as quality by design (QbD) approach for formulation development of novel dosage forms for effective drug therapy’ Journal of Controlled Release, 327 (10), pp. 500-511. (Jhawat, V., Gulia, M., Gupta, S., Maddiboyina, B., Dutt, R., 2020).
‘Potential Role of Phytochemicals of Fruits and Vegetables in Human Diet’, Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, 13(3), pp. 1587-1591. (Chauhan, M., Garg, V., Zia, G., Dutt, R., 2020).
‘Role of Nutrition in Human Adaptation to Microgravity in Space: Emerging Trends’, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology, 7(4), pp. 1-10. (Mahajan, P., Suri, M., and Dutt, R., 2020).
‘Seeds of Mung Bean (Vigna radiata (L.)R.Wilczek): Taxonomy, Phytochemistry, Medicinal Uses and Pharmacology’ Current Bioactive Compounds, 16, pp. 1-14. (Uppalwar, S.V., Garg, V., and Dutt, R. 2020).
‘Antipyretic Plants: An Updated Review’, Current Bioactive Compounds, 16(1), pp. 4-12. (Garg, V. and Dutt, R., 2021)
‘Anticancer Potential of Azole Containing Marine Natural Products: Current and Future Perspectives’, Anticancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry (E-pub Ahead of Print) (Rani, D., Garg, V. and Dutt, R., 2021).
‘Is Covid-19 seroprevalence different in health care workers as per their risk of exposure? A study from a tertiary care hospital in National Capital Region of India’, Medrxiv, (Kataria, S., Phogat, R., Sharma, P., Deswal, V., Alam, S. Singh, M., Kumar, K., Gupta, V., Singh, P., Dutt, R., Sarma, S., Saxena, R., Trehan, N. 2021)
Scholarly Conference Proceedings
‘In-Silico Classification approaches for molecular modelling’, 3rd International Conference on Recent Developments in Science, Engineering & Technology REDSET-2016, GD Goenka University, Gurugram, Haryana, India. (Dutt R., 21-22 October 2016)
Research Monographs, Books and Book Chapters
‘Cure of Diseases by Medicinal Plants’. LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken, Germany. (Garg, V., and Dutt, R., 2018).
‘Nano technology and Targeted Drug Delivery Systems’. Studera Press, New Delhi, India. (Keservani, R.K., Sharma, A.K., Dutt R., 2019).
‘Promising Drug Molecules of Natural Origin’. Apple Academic Press, Taylor and Francis Group, New Jersey, USA. (Dutt, R., Keservani, R., Sharma A.K., Garg, V., 2019. (Ahead of Print).
‘Natural chemotherapeutic agents for cancer’ In Speck-Planche, A., (Ed.), Multi-Scale Approaches in Drug Discovery, A from Empirical Knowledge to In Silico Experiments and Back, Chapter 5, Elsevier Limited, UK, pp. 99-126. (Dutt R, Garg V. and Madan, A.K., 2017)
‘Studies on cysteine proteases and their inhibitors for anticancer drug design’. In Gupta, S.P., (Ed.), Cancer-Leading Proteases: Structures, Functions, and Inhibition, Academic Press, Elsevier, pp. 51-71.
(Dutt, R., Nagpal, A., Garg, V., Madan, A.K., 2020).
‘Super augmented eccentric connectivity indices and their significance in drug discovery process’, In Putz, V.M., (Ed.), New Frontiers in Nanochemistry: Concepts, Theories, and Trends, Volume 3: Sustainable Nanochemistry, Apple Academic Press and CRC-PRESS of Taylor & Francis, New Jersey, USA.(Dutt R, Dureja H. and Madan, A.K., 2020) (In press)
‘Classification models using moving average analysis, decision tree and random forest’, In Putz, VM (Ed.), New Frontiers in Nanochemistry: Concepts, Theories, and Trends, Volume 3: Sustainable Nanochemistry, Apple Academic Press and CRC-PRESS of Taylor & Francis, New Jersey, USA, 2019.(Dutt R, Dureja H. and Madan, A.K., 2020) (In press)
- Computational modeling utilizing regression, Moving average analysis, Decision tree, Random forest techniques.
- Development and validation of analytical methods (HPLC, UV) for determination of active Drug in pharmaceutical dosage forms and biological fluids.
- Anti-cancer Drug development from Natural sources.
Tuning India, an Erasmus Plus Project of University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain funded by the European Union (Since 2019)
Tuning India-RISHII Project, an Erasmus Plus Project of University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain funded by the European Union (Since 2021)
Contribution to the Profession and Awards (from 2015)Awards/Honor
Conferred with Best PhD Thesis Silver Award by His Excellency, Governor of Haryana in 2017 (On the basis of Highest Cumulative Impact Factor of Publications appended with PhD Thesis).
Honored with ‘Best Young Pharmacy Teacher of the Year Award’ in 2015 and 2019 by Association of Pharmacy Teachers of the India (APTI) and Nirali Prakashan, New Delhi respectively for his excellent contribution in the field of pharmacy education.
Honored with ‘Atal Swasthya Bhushan Award-2019’ by Sevron Foundation in recognition to services rendered for the benefit of the mankind.
Conferred with ‘Honorary Professor’ Diploma in recognition of academic and professional excellence by Bukhara State Medical Institute, Uzbekistan (2020).
Recognition as Expert (from 2015)
Expert speaker for Continuing Pharmacy Education Programme of Haryana State Pharmacy Council. Delivered more than 50 lectures to more than 10000 pharmacists of state of Haryana.
Reviewer of various journal of national and international repute.
Member Screening/Selection Committee for various Pharmacy Institutions.
- Drug discovery/development of medicinal agents from Natural Resources.
- Computer aided drug synthesis of medicinal agents.
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