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Dr. Meena Chintamaneni

Dr. Meena Chintamaneni

Pro-Vice Chancellor

Areas of Specialisation

Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy
M. Pharm., Ph.D.


Total in years 19 (Industry - 0 years, Academics - 19 years)

S. No. Position held Name of the Institute From To
1. Lecturer Saraswati Vidyabhavan’s College of Pharmacy, Mumbai University 1997 1998
2. Lecturer C.U. Shah College of Pharmacy, S.N.D.T. Women’s University 1998 2006
3. Assistant Professor Shobhaben Pratapbhai Patel School of Pharmacy & Technology Management, SVKM’S NMIMS 2006 2007
4. Associate Professor Shobhaben Pratapbhai Patel School of Pharmacy & Technology Management, SVKM’S NMIMS 2007 2008
5. Professor + Chairperson M.Pharm (Part-time) Shobhaben Pratapbhai Patel School of Pharmacy & Technology Management, SVKM’S NMIMS 2008 2009
6. Associate Dean + HOD (Clinical Pharmacy) Shobhaben Pratapbhai Patel School of Pharmacy & Technology Management, SVKM’S NMIMS January, 2012 2014
7. Registrar SVKM’S NMIMS 2014 2021
8. Pro-Vice Chancellor SVKM’S NMIMS 2021 Till date

Interest Areas

  • Antiulcer and anti-inflammatory Activity
  • Toxicity Studies, Acute and Repeated 
  • Toxicity Studies of herbal extracts
  • Immunomodulatory Activity
  • Antidiabetic Activity 
  • Standardization of Herbal Extracts


  • Publications - 39 
  • Books - 1 
  • Book Chapters - 1 
  • Presentations - 47 (International - 22, National - 25)

Conferences/Workshops/Seminars attended - 7 

Academic activities

She has guided 25 M.Pharm students for their research projects. 

She has guided 8 PhD students successfully and 2 candidates are registered under her supervision.


  • Received Award for 'Best Professor in Pharmacology' presented by Golden Aim Awards for her Excellence & Leadership in Education (June 2020)
  • Health & Wellness conclave 2021 awarded for Excellent Contribution in the field Academics & Administration (March 2021)
  • Article published in the Journal of Bionanoscience(JBNS) has been selected for the "JBNS Best Paper Award" for the year 2016 based on its originality & Presentability
  • Received Award for "Outstanding contribution to the profession of teaching in Healthcare Management” from Higher Education Forum organized by H R College of Commerce & Economics, Churchgate, Mumbai on 5th September 2012. 
  • Awarded Best paper entitled "Assessment of bioactive phytoconstituents of Acorus calamus Linn for hypolipidemia activity at World Ayurveda Summit, Bangalore, 2003. 
  • Awarded Best Faculty award from School of Pharmacy and Technology Management, SVKM’S NMIMS University in Year 2008 
  • Received a minor grant (FAT GRANT) from UGC for a project entitled "Pharmacological Studies on hypoglycemic phytoconstituents from medicinal plants”.
  • Principal investigator for Vedic Lifesciences Pvt. Ltd. Industrial project entitled ‘Immunomodulatory activity of a herbal formulation’ and Lupin Project on "Stability and microbiological studies on a paediatric syrup”. Co-investigator for company sponsored project (Sekhsaria Chemicals Pvt. Ltd.) on E-material. 
  • Co-investigator for AICTE funded project entitled "Studies on Morinda citrifolia”. 
  • Cleared Marathi exam conducted by Maharashtra State for Class I officers. 
  • An oral paper presented at Ahmedabad IBSA’ 07 was selected as one of the best papers out of 250 papers. 
  • Appreciated for coordinating and successfully conducting the Corporate Seminar –Isthmus in the year 2008-2009. 
  • Organized Anti TB campaign and won the first prize among all Pharma colleges in India, 2008-2009. 
  • Best Poster Award in the 43rd Annual Conference of IPS and International Conference of IPS, 2010. 
  • Dr. A. B. Vaidya Award in the 3rd Third International Annual Conference on ‘Drug Discovery & Development – Challenges in Partnership organized by South Asian Chapter of American College of Clinical Pharmacology and Bombay College of Pharmacy, Kalina, Sntacruz (E), Mumbai-400098, Maharashtra, 2009. 
  • Dr. R. D. Kulkarni Award in the 4th International Conference of Innovations in Translating Technologies through Clinical Pharmacology organized by South Asian Chapter of American College of Clinical Pharmacology South Asian Chapter of American College of Clinical Pharmacology, 2010. 
  • First prize in the poster presentation for research paper in Pharmacology & Toxicology session of IPA convention-2011.

Professional Memberships

  • Life member of Indian Pharmaceutical Association 
  • Life member of Association of Pharmacy Teachers of India 
  • Appointed as member of Ad-hoc board of studies of Pharmacy of Mumbai University
  • A reviewer of Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical sciences 
  • Life Member of Indian Pharmacological Society
  • Was appointed as a National co-ordinator by National Board of Accreditation for conducting workshops on the new Washington Accord based proforma.

Recent Publications

  • Bhaskar M., Chintamaneni M. Investigating the role of Eclipta alba on brain antioxidant markers, cognitive performance and acetylcholinesterase activity of rats. International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Phytopharmacological Research, 2017, 3(5), pp. 390-394. 
  • Kaur G., Invally M., Chintamaneni M. Influence of piperine and quercetin on antidiabetic potential of curcumin. Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, 2016, 13(3), pp. 247-255. 
  • Bhullar S.K., Rana D., Ozsel B.K., Yadav R., Kaur G., Chintamaneni M., Buttar H.S., Jun M.B.G., Ramalingam M. A Comparative Study of the Antibacterial Activity of Rosemary Extract Blended with Polymeric Biomaterials. Journal of Bionanoscience, 2016, 10(4), pp. 326-330. 
  • Yadav R., Kaur G., Chintamaneni M. Influence of Curcumin on the synthetic drug Amoxicillin. Science International, 2015, 3(2), pp. 64-68. 
  • Sequeira E, Kaur G, Chintamaneni M, Buttar H. Lactose intolerance: Genetics of lactase polymorphisms, diagnosis and novel therapy. Biomedical Reviews, 2014, 3(2) 25, pp.35-44.

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