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Biography

Dr. Vikas Kumar

Banaras Hindu University, India


Email: vikas.phe@itbhu.ac.in


Qualifications

2001 Ph.D., Banaras Hindu University

1997 M.Pharmacy, Gulbarga University

1995 B.Pharmacy, Gulbarga University


Publications (Selected)

  1. Kumar, V., Chatterjee, S.S. 2008. Ethnopharmacology and rational evaluation of herbal remedies. In: Handbook of Ethnopharmacology, edited by Prof. M. Eddouks. First edition. Research Signpost Publishers, Trivandrum, India. pp 25-50. ISBN 978-81-308-0213-8.
  2. Kumar, V., Singh, P.N., Bhattacharya, S.K. 2003. Neuropsychopharmacological studies on Indian Hypericum perforatum Linn. In: Medicinal and Aromatic Plants-Industrial Profile. Volume Genus Hypericum, edited by E. Ernst. First edition. Taylor & Francis, London and simultaneously published by Taylor & Francis Inc., New York, USA and Canada. pp. 179-226. ISBN 0415369541.
  3. Muruganandam, A.V., Kumar, V., Bhattacharya, S.K. 2000. Status report on Neuropharmacology. In: Status Report on Pharmacological Research in India (1994-1998), edited by Adithan, C. Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi. pp. 119-133.
  4. Singh, A., Dubey, S.D., Patne, S., Kumar, V. 2010. Acute and sub-chronic toxicity study of calcium based ayurvedic ‘Bhasmas’ and a ‘Pishti’ prepared from marine-sourced animals. Journal of Herbal Medicine and Toxicology 4 (1): 35-47.
  5. Singh, G.K, Kumar, V. 2010. General neuropharmacological screening and lack of antidepressant activity of standardized extract of Fumaria indica: a preclinical study. Electronic Journal of Pharmacology and Therapy 3: 19-28.
  6. Mishra, D., Sinha, M., Kumar, V. 2009. Effect of ‘Garbhpal Ras’ on pregnancy induced nausea and vomiting (NVP). Ayurvedic Renaissance. Accepted.
  7. Singh, A., Dubey, S.D., Reddy, K.R.C., Patne, S., Kumar, V. 2009. Anti-ulcer activity of calcium based ayurvedic Bhasmas and a Pishti prepared from marine-sourced animals. Electronic Journal of Pharmacology & Therapy 2: 71-76.
  8. Husain GM, Singh PN, Kumar V. 2009. Beneficial effects of a standardized Hypericum perforatum extract in rats with experimentally induced hyperglycemia. Drug Discoveries & Therapeutics 3(5): 215-220.
  9. Mishra, D., Sinha, M., Kumar, V. 2009. Clinical evaluation of ‘Garbhpal Ras’ in pregnancy related gastrointestinal disorders. Ayurvedic Renaissance 2: 11-14.
  10. Ineedi, S., Kandasamy, A.D., Veeranjaneyulu, A., Kumar, V. 2009. G-protein coupled receptors for free fatty acids as novel targets for type 2 diabetes. Pharmacologyonline (Newsletter) 2: 17-28.
  11. Kumar, N., Husain, G.M., Singh, P.N., Kumar, V. 2009. Antiaggressive activity of hyperforin: a preclinical study. Drug Discoveries & Therapeutics 3(4): 162-167.
  12. Ineedi, S., Kumar, V. 2009. Anti-hyperlipidemic activity of hyperforin: an in vivo study in rats. Pharmacologyonline 2: 133-139.
  13. Husain GM, Singh PN, Kumar V. 2009. Antidiabetic activity of standardized extract of Picrorhiza kurroa in rat model of NIDDM. Drug Discoveries & Therapeutics 3(3): 88-92.
  14. Tiwari, O.P., Bhattamisra, S.K., Singh, P.N., Kumar, V. 2009. Adaptogenic anti-stress activity of standardised extract of Marselia minuta L. Pharmacologyonline 1: 290-299.
  15. Husain, G.M., Chatterjee, S.S., Singh, P.N., Kumar, V. 2009. Antiaggressive activity of standaridised extract of Indian Hypericum perforatum L. Pharmacologyonline 1: 432-444.
  16. Ghosh, N., Ghosh, R., Mandal, V., Mandal, S.C., Kumar, V., Singh, P.N. 2009. In vitro antioxidant study of Livosyp: a polyherbal formulation. Pharmacologyonline 1: 903-912.
  17. Mishra, D., Sinha, M., Kumar, M., Kumar, V. 2009. Chronic toxicity study of ‘Garbhpal Ras’, an Ayurvedic medicine. Journal of Herbal Medicine and Toxicology 3(1): 13-17.
  18. Mishra, D., Sinha, M., Kumar, M., Kumar, V. 2009. Safety evaluation of ‘Garbhpal Ras’, an ayurvedic formulation. Proceedings of National scientific seminar on Reproductive Health of Woman through Ayurveda, Rashtriya Ayurveda Vidyapeeth (an autonomous organization under Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Department of Ayush), New Delhi, March-,2009. Pp. 251-261.
  19. Mishra, D., Sinha, M., Kumar, V. 2009. Teratological study of ‘Garbhpal Ras’, an Ayurvedic medicine. Journal of Herbal Medicine and Toxicology 3(1): 37-40.
  20. Rao, C.V., Vijaykumar, M., Sairam, K., Kumar, V. 2008. Antidiarrhoeal activity of the standardised extract of Cinnamomum tamala in experimental rats. Journal of Natural Medicines 62: 396-402.
  21. Kiewert, C., Kumar, V., Hildmann O., Ruda, M., Hartman, J., Hillert, M., Klein, J. 2008. Role of glycine receptors and glycine release for the neuroprotective activity of bilobalide. Brain Research 1201: 143-150.
  22. Mishra, D., Sinha, M., Singh, P.N., Kumar, V. 2008. Acute and sub-chronic toxicity studies of ayurvedic medicine ‘Garbhpal Ras’. Electronic Journal of Pharmacology and Therapy 1: 31-34.
  23. Ghosh, N., Singh, P.N., Kumar, V. 2008. Novel immunobiologics for psoriasis. Indian Journal of Pharmacology 40(3):  95-102.
  24. Husain, G.M., Singh, P.N., Kumar, V. 2008. Anti-diabetic activity of Indian Hypericum perforatum L. on alloxan-induced diabetic rats. Pharmacologyonline 3: 889-894.
  25. Mishra, S., Khanna, V.K., Kumar, V. 2008. 5HT2A receptor binding and antidepressant studies on Anximin, a ployherbal formulation. Pharmacologyonline 2: 379-380.
  26. Mishra, S., Khanna, V.K., Kumar, V. 2008. Benzodiazepine receptor binding and anxiolytic studies on Anximin®, a polyherbal formulation. Journal of Cell and Tissue Research 8(3): 1491-1498.


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