Dr. Suresh Kumar
Associate Professor, Pharmacognosy
Qualification: M. Pharmacy, Ph.D.
College/University: The Tamilnadu M.G.R. Medical University Chennai, I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar, Punjab (India)
Introduction: Suresh Kumar is an expert in the area of quality control, phytochemical screening of natural resources, and stability study of natural drugs with a background in Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. He has taught these subjects for nearly 12 years at Guru Gobind Singh College of Pharmacy, Yamunanagar, Lord Shiva college of Pharmacy, Sirsa, and at GD Goenka University, Gurgaon, Haryana (India).
Prior to taking up the current role in 2018, Suresh Kumar served in an academic position such as an assistant professor (Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry) at Lord Shiva college of Pharmacy, (India).
He has earned his PhD from I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar, Punjab (India); M. Pharmacy (Pharmacognosy) from JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty (The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai); and B. Pharmacy from Guru Jambheshwar University of Sciences and Technology, Hisar, Haryana (India).
Publications (from 2015)
Fumaria parviflora Lam. (Fumitory): A traditional herbal medicine with modern evidence, Asian Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 3(6). (Kumar,S., Kamboj, A.,and Sharma, A. K.,2017), pp. 200-207.
Pharmacognostic standardization of root, stem, leaf and fruit of Fumaria parviflora Lam. (Fumariaceae)’, Asian Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 4(2). (Kumar, S., Kamboj, A., and Sharma, A. K.,2018), pp. 238-244.
Antioxidant evaluation of ethanolic extract of Fumaria parviflora Lam. obtained from root, stem, leaf and fruit and measurement of their total Phenols and flavonoids’, The Pharma Innovation Journal, 7(4). (Kumar,S., Kamboj, A., and Sharma, A. K.,2018), pp. 577-579.
Research Monographs, Books and Book Chapters
Quality control methods for herbal medicines in Dutt, R., Keservani, R.K. Sharma, A.K., and Garg, V., (Eds),Promising Drug Molecules of Natural Origin, Apple Academic Press, New Jersey, USA. (Sharma D, Kumar S. and Thakur S.K., 2020). Ahead of print.
His present area of research is identification, isolation and development of anti-hepatoprotective agents from natural sources.
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