Dr. Sandeep Kumar Thakur

Assistant Professor
Pharmaceutical Biotechnology


Professional Biography

Sandeep Kumar Thakur is an expert in the area of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Pharmacognosy. He has taught these subjects for nearly three years at GD Goenka University.

Prior to taking up the current role in 2017, Sandeep Kumar Thakur served as a UGC Research Fellow at B.V. Patel Pharmaceutical Education and Research Development (PERD) Centre, Ahmedabad.

Sandeep Kumar Thakur holds a PhD from the Nirma University (Gujarat); M.S. (Pharm.) Biotechnology from National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Ahmedabad; and B. Pharmacy from the Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar.

Publications (From 2015)

Scholarly Journals
‘In vitro hepatotoxicity identification methods’, Asian Journal of Biochemical and Pharmaceutical Research, Special Issue, pp. 165-168, (Thakur, S. K., 2018).

‘Effect of paroxetine exposure on the proteome expression of mice liver’, International Journal of Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Studies, 4(2), pp. 61-67, (Thakur, S. K., and Nivsarkar, M., 2017).

‘Identification of toxicological biomarkers of paroxetine in hepatocytes using proteomic analysis’, International Journal of PharmTech Research, 10(3), pp. 211-218, (Thakur, S. K., and Nivsarkar, M., 2017).

‘Implication of novel thiazolo-thiophene derivative (MCD-KV-10) for management of asthma’Journal of Enzyme Inhibition and Medicinal Chemistry, 30(2), pp. 229–239, (Patil, D., Dash, R. P., Thakur, S. K., Pandya, A. N., Venkatesh, P., Vasu, K. K., and Nivsarkar, M., 2015).

Research Monographs, Books and Book Chapters
‘Quality control methods for herbal medicines’ in Dutt R., Sharma A.K., Keservani R. K. and Garg V. (Eds) Promising Drug Molecules of Natural Origin, Apple Academic Press, USA. (Sharma, D., Kumar, S., and Thakur S.K., forthcoming).

Current Research

Sandeep Kumar Thakur's current research interests are focused on Herbal Drug Analysis and Biomarker development in drug induced organ damage.