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Dr GL Gupta

Dr. G. L. Gupta

Associate Professor

M. Pharm., Ph.D.

Specialization

Pharmacology

Email Id

girdharilal.gupta@nmims.edu

Phone No.

022-42332000 (Extn- 2027)

Experience : More than 13 years (Academics)

He was Assistant Professor, Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat, Solan from June 29, 2010 to June 30, 2015. Before this he worked as Lecturer in one of the premier Pharmacy institutions, B.N. College of Pharmacy, Udaipur, Rajasthan for five years. He has been nominated as CPCSEA member by Animal Welfare Division, Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Government of India. He has been coordinator for various inspections, e.g. PCI, RUHS.

Interest areas:

Drug addiction (Alcohol addiction)
Behavioral pharmacology
CNS disorders- Psychopharmacology
Toxicity studies

Research

  • Publications – 16
  • Presentations- Total number: 38
  • Government funded projects – 02
     Completed-01
     Ongoing-01

    - Development of a polyherbal preparation to treat ethanol abstinence syndrome. Funded by Science and Engineering Research Board, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, startup research grant (Young Scientists), Rs. 22 lakhs.

Conferences/Workshops/Seminars attended

24

Academic activities

  • He has guided 16 numbers of M. Pharm. students for their research projects
  • One Ph.D. candidate is registered under his supervision.

Awards

  • Awarded Foreign Travel Grant from SVKM’s NMIMS, Vile Parle West, Mumbai, to attend 8th International Conference on “Addictive Disorders and Alcoholism” at Singapore.
  • Awarded Travel Grant from Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB), Govt. of India for attending conference “World Congress on Alcohol and Alcoholism” organised jointly by International Society of Biomedical Research on Alcoholism (ISBRA) and the European Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism (ESBRA) from September 2-5, 2016 at Berlin, Germany.
  • Awarded 500 Euro for registration to the conference “World Congress on Alcohol and Alcoholism” by International Society of Biomedical Research on Alcoholism (ISBRA) and the European Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism (ESBRA) organized in September 2-5, 2016 at Berlin, Germany.
  • Awarded Travel Grant from Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB), Govt. of India for attending conference “World Congress on Alcohol and Alcoholism” organized jointly by International Society of Biomedical Research on Alcoholism (ISBRA) and the European Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism (ESBRA) from September 2-5, 2016 at Berlin, Germany. 
  • Received Best Oral Presentation Award in 3rd International conference on "Ethnopharmacology and Evaluation of Medicinal Plants - Global Perspectives". The award was given by Dr. Rudolf Bauer, President of International Society for Ethnopharmacology, UK. The conference was organized by Society for Ethnopharmacology from February 19-21, 2016 at Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India. 
  • Awarded Travel Grant from ICMR, Govt. of India for the research work of M.Pharm. student Ankit Sharma and co-authors to Dr. Sarika Wairkar to attend. The 44th Annual Meeting & Exposition of the Controlled Release Society organized by Controlled Release Society, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. July 16-19, 2017. 
  • Young scientist Award, DST, Government of India. 
  • Awarded AICTE Fellowship for M. Pharm. Research Work.
  • Worked on DST sponsored project during M.Pharm. 
  • Appointed and nominated as Main CPCSEA Nominee by Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA), Animal Welfare Division, Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Government of India for the inspection of the Animal House Facility and to conduct the Institutional Animal Ethics Committee (IAEC) meeting of Directorate of Forensic Science Laboratories, Government of Maharashtra, Mumbai. 
  • Nominated as Link CPCSEA Nominee by CPCSEA, Animal Welfare Division, Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Government of India to the Institutional Animal Ethics Committee (IAEC) of Bharat Serums and Vaccines Ltd, Thane. 
  • Appointed by CPCSEA, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Government of India, New Delhi as Scientist from outside the Institute to Institutional Animal Ethics Committee (IAEC) of National Institute of Immunohaematology (ICMR), KEM Hospital Campus, Parel, Mumbai, India.
  • Nominated as Scientist from outside the Institute by CPCSEA, Animal Welfare Division, Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Government of India to the Institutional Animal Ethical Committee of Reliance Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd., Navi Mumbai. 
  • Nominated as CPCSEA member by Animal Welfare Division, Ministry of Environment, Forests& Climate Change, Government of India (F.No. 25/197/2013) 
  • Member Secretary of IAEC at JUIT. 
  • Member of Board of studies in NMIMS University for Pharmacy courses.
  • Guided Mr. Jaimin Patel, M.Pharm. student on Industry sponsored project from Vaidya Sane Ayurved Lab Ltd., Thane.
  • Paper citation in Nature: In the research paper “Wong ML, Arcos-Burgos M, Liu S, Vélez JI, Yu C, Baune BT, Jawahar MC, Arolt V, Dannlowski U, Chuah A, Huttley GA, Fogarty R, Lewis MD, Bornstein SR, Licinio J. The PHF21B gene is associated with major depression and modulates the stress response. Mol Psychiatry. 2017 Jul;22(7):1015-1025.”
  • Invited as a speaker at 8th International Conference on Addictive Disorders and Alcoholism” at Singapore.
  • Invited as a Chairperson for the oral session in the Golden Jubilee Concluding Celebrations & Annual Conference of Indian Pharmacological Society (IPSCON - 2017) Theme: "Integrating Pharmacology with Modern Healthcare" Organized by Indian Pharmacological Society In association with SPPSPTM SVKM’s NMIMS during 15-17 February, 2018 at SVKM’s NMIMS, Vile Parle West, Mumbai, 400056, Maharashtra.

Professional Memberships

Life Member of - 

  • Society for Ethnopharmacology (SFE), Affiliated to the International Society for Ethnopharmacology, UK. (SFE/15/I-685)
  • Indian Pharmacological Society (IPS)- (LG-307)
  • Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI)- (RA/LM-064)
  • Indian Pharmacy Graduates' Association (IPGA)- (LM-5583)
  • Society of Toxicology (STOX), India (1073-L)
  • The Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) Life Member (MAH/BOM/LM/1506)
  • Editorial Board Member of Austin Journal of Pharmacology & Therapeutics
  • Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Research
  • Editorial Board Member of Journal of Pharmacology Studies Open Access
  • Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Pharmacognosy & Chinese Medicine

Recent Publications:

  • Yawalkar, R., Changotra, H., Gupta, G.L., 2018. Protective influences of N-acetylcysteine against alcohol abstinence-induced depression by regulating biochemical and GRIN2A, GRIN2B gene expression of NMDA receptor signaling pathway in rats. Neurochem. Int. 118, 73–81.
  • Sharma, L., Sharma, A., Gupta, G., Bisht, G., 2018. Protective effect of Ocimum sanctum Linn. leaf extract on ethanol withdrawal syndrome in Wistar rats. Asian Pac. J. Trop. Med. 11, 467.
  • Velingkar, V.S., Gupta, G.L., Hegde, N.B., 2017. A current update on phytochemistry, pharmacology and herb–drug interactions of Hypericum perforatum. Phytochem. Rev. 16, 725–744.
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