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Dr.  Kalyani Himanshu Barve

Dr. Kalyani Himanshu Barve

Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology


Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy
M. Pharm., Ph.D.

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+91-022-42332000 (Extn-2025)




Academics-12 years

She has been teaching undergraduate and post graduate students, subjects like pharmacology, pharmacognosy, pathophysiology and anatomy and physiology and has executed research projects in areas of inflammation, neuropharmacology, cardiovascular pharmacology, diabetes &diabetic complications, toxicology, pharmacokinetics and bioavailability and bioequivalence studies.

Interest areas

  • Targeting inflammatory pathways for therapeutic management of cardiovascular/metabolic/CNS disorders.
  • Preclinical evaluation of medicines used in traditional systems (Ayurveda, Siddha, Homeopathy and Unani) used in cardiovascular and metabolic disorders.
  • Study of Pharmacodynamic interactions of herbs and medicines
  • Extraction and isolation of phytoconstituents


  • Publications – 36 (International- 23 , National- 13 )
  • Books- 2
  • Book Chapters- 06
  • Patents- 01
  • Presentations- 17(International- nil , National- 17)

Research grants-02(Government + University)

Government funded projects – 1

    • Completed (Preclinical studies on Triphala for its possible effects in the treatment of microvascular diabetic complications) funded by Ministry of AYUSH, 36,64,780/- (Co-investigator)

University funded project-01

    • Completed ("Investigating the role of garcinol enriched fraction in the treatment of atherosclerosis) funded by SVKM’s NMIMS (Deemed to be University), Mumbai. Rs.1,00,000/- (Principal Investigator).

Conferences/Workshops/Seminars attended


Academic activities

She has guided 31 M.Pharm. students for their major and minor research projects.


  • First prize in oral session at Update Ayurveda 2014 conference held at Nair hospital in Mumbai.
  • Best faculty award at SPTM for the year 2010-2011.
  • University gold medal for B. Pharm
  • IDMA-G.P. Nair award for B. Pharm
  • Award from M.S.U. Pharmacy Alumni Association for securing first rank in B. Pharm

Professional Memberships

  • Indian Pharmacological Society (IPS)-Life member
  • Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA)-Life member
  • Association of Pharmacy Teachers of India (APTI)-Life member
  • International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences (IACS-India section)-Life member
  • Indian Society of Hypertension- Life member

Recent Publications

·Trivedi R, Barve K. Delivery systems for improving iron uptake in anemia. International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 2021 May 15;601:120590.(IF: 4.845)

·Kalyani Barve. Garcinol enriched fraction from the fruit rind of Garcinia indica ameliorates atherosclerotic risk factor in diet induced hyperlipidemic C57BL/6 mice. J Tradit Complement Med. 2021 Mar; 11(2): 95–102.

·Patel P, Barve K, Bhatt LK. Narirutin-rich fraction from grape fruit peel protects against transient cerebral ischemia reperfusion injury in rats. Nutritional Neuroscience. 2020 Sep 24:1-1. (IF: 4.028)

· Trivedi R, Barve K. Gut microbiome a promising target for management of respiratory diseases. Biochemical Journal. 2020 Jul 31;477(14):2679-96. (IF:4.331)

·Suryavanshi SV, Garud MS, Barve K, Addepalli V, Utpat SV, Kulkarni YA. Triphala Ameliorates Nephropathy via Inhibition of TGF-β1 and Oxidative Stress in Diabetic Rats. Pharmacology. 2020 Jul 16:1-1. (IF: 1.625)

·S Khan, KH Barve, MS Kumar. Recent Advancements in Pathogenesis, Diagnostics and Treatment of Alzheimer's disease. Current Neuropharmacology.2020; 18(11), 1106 – 1125. (IF: 4.668)

·Londhe VY, Khogta SM, Barve KH. Improved anti-arthritic activity of ginger extract, a traditional medicine, using novel drug delivery approach. Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine. 2020 May 19;1(ahead-of-print).

·Yamini Madav, Kalyani Barve, Bala Prabhakar. Current trends in theranostics for rheumatoid arthritis. European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2020; 145. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejps.2020.105240 IF-3.616

·S Khogta, J Patel, K Barve, V Londhe. Herbal Nano-formulations for Topical Delivery. Journal of Herbal Medicine. 2019:1:20:100300 IF-2.221

·Shaikh S, Bhatt LK, Attenuation of isoproterenol-induced cardiotoxicity in rats by Narirutin rich fraction from grape fruit. Phytomedicine.2019; 55:222-228.IF-4.18

·Simrin Kapoor, Namrata Nailwal, Maushmi Kumar and Kalyani Barve. Recent Patents and Discovery of Anti-inflammatory Agents from Marine Source. Recent patents on inflammation & allergy drug discovery.2019. 13(5):105-114 DOI: 10.2174/1872213X13666190426164717.

·Dighe AP, Barve KH. Anticonvulsant effect of Sphaeranthus flower extracts in mice. J Ayurveda Integr Med. 2019; 10 (1): 38-40.


Book chapters

·Rakesh P. Patel, Pranav Shah, Kalyani Barve, Nikunjana Patel, and Jaimini Gandhi. Peyer’s Patch: Targeted Drug Delivery for Therapeutics Benefits. In: Novel Drug Delivery technologies. Ed. Ambikanandan Mishra and Aliasgar Shahiwala. Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019. 123-149. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-3642-3

·Shah P, Gandhi J, Kansara Y, Barve K, Gupta S. Leveraging Nanotechnology in Cosmeceuticals: Formulation, Characterisation, Regulatory Status and Toxicity. InNanocarriers: Drug Delivery System 2021 (pp. 411-456). Springer, Singapore. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-33-4497-6_17.

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