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Dr. Sandip Auti

Dr. Sandip Auti

Assistant Professor & Section Head, Pharmacognosy, Diploma Programme Coordinator

Qualification : M. Pharm., Ph.D.

Specialization : Pharmacognosy

E mail : sandip.auti@nmims.edu

Phone : 022-42332000 (Extn- 2038) 

Experience : 10 years and 9 months

(Industry- 3 years), (Academics- 7 years & 9 months) 

He has completed his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the Shobhaben Pratapbhai Patel School of Pharmacy & Technology Management SVKM’s NMIMS, Mumbai, where he worked on the area "Preclinical studies of some essential oils & monoterpenes in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease”. A part of his research dealt with natural products targeting brain, standardization of neurosurgery model, toxicity study of natural products.

Previously, he was employed for around three years in the Analytical Research and Development (R& D) department of Roha Dyechem Pvt. Ltd. & Analytical Solutions Pvt. Ltd as a Research Analyst, where he was actively involved in the analytical method development & validation of pharmaceutical dosage form. 

Interest areas:

  • Standardization of natural products
  • Phytopharmacology of drugs focusing on neurodegenerative diseases
  • Toxicity studies of natural products
  • Extraction and isolation of phytoconstituents 


  • Publications- 6 (International- 5, National- 1)
  • Book Chapters- 2
  • Presentations- 9 (International- 8, National- 1) 
  • Industry Research Projects: Total - 01
    • Ongoing: 01

"Preclinical studies of a nutraceutical product for management of Alzheimer’s Disease” (Co- Investigator). 

  • University funded projects: Total - 01
  • Ongoing: 01

"Evaluation of escin in management of Alzheimer’s Disease”, funded by SVKM’s NMIMS, Mumbai (Deemed to be University), Rs.1 lakh (Principal Investigator). 

Conferences/Workshops/Seminars attended- 14 


  • Received "Best Poster Presentation Award” for the research work titled "Effect of caraway oil in animal model of Alzheimer’s Disease at 9th World Ayurveda Congress (WAC) and Arogya Expo organised by World Ayurveda Foundation held at Panjim, Goa, India on 8th to 11th December 2022.
  • Received "Best Poster Presentation Award” for the research work titled "1,8-Cineole ameliorates the aluminium induced Alzheimer’s Disease” at 9th International Congress of Society for Ethnopharmacology, India organised by Society for Ethnopharmacology (SFE)-India, JSS College of Pharmacy, JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research, Mysuru, India on 22nd to 24th April 2022.
  • Received "Best Poster Presentation Award”, 2ndrank for the paper "Effect of Caraway oil in aluminium induced Alzheimer’s Disease in rats” at 9th International Conference of Laboratory Animal Scientists Association (LASA), India held at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, organized by LASA, IISER- Pune & National Centre for Cell Science (NCCS), Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India on 21st to 23rd November 2019. 

Professional Memberships

  • Indian Pharmacological Society (IPS)- Life Member  

Recent Publications

  1. M Raju, SS Kunde, ST Auti, YA Kulkarni and S Wairkar (2021). Berberine loaded nanostructured lipid carrier for Alzheimer's disease: Design, statistical optimization and enhanced in vivo performance. Life Sciences. 285, 119990. (Impact factor- 5.037).
  2. Sandip T. Auti and Yogesh A. Kulkarni (2019). Neuroprotective Effect of Cardamom Oil Against Aluminum Induced Neurotoxicity in Rats. Frontiers in Neurology. 10:399. (Impact factor- 3.508).
  3. Sandip T. Auti, Yogesh A. Kulkarni (2019). Acute and 28-day repeated dose oral toxicity of caraway oil in rats; Drug Metabolism & Personalized Therapy. 34(3), Article No. 20190011.
  4. Sandip T. Auti, Yogesh A. Kulkarni (2017). A systematic review on the role of natural products in modulating the pathways in Alzheimer's disease. International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research. 87(1-2):99-116. (Impact factor: 0.768) 
  1. Mishra SG, Takke AK, Auti ST, Suryavanshi SV and Oza MJ (2017). Role of Artificial Intelligence in Health Care; Biochemistry: An indian journal. 11 (5), 1- 15. (Impact factor: 0.11) 

Book Chapters

  1. Manisha J. Oza, Sachin V. Suryavanshi, Mayuresh S. Garud, Sandip T. Auti, Ankit P. Laddha and Yogesh A. Kulkarni (2019). Molecular Targets of Angiogenesis and Future Potential of Anti-angiogensis Therapy in Multiple Sclerosis, In Anti-Angiogenesis Drug Discovery and Development, Volume: 4, pages 137-161. doi: 10.2174/9781681083971117040007.
  2. Y. A. Kulkarni, S. V. Suryavanshi, S.T. Auti and A.B. Gaikwad, (2017) Chapter 9 - Capsicum: A Natural Pain Modulator, In Nutritional Modulators of Pain in the Aging Population, edited by Ronald Ross Watson and Sherma Zibadi, Academic Press, 2017, Pages 107-119, ISBN 9780128051863. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-805186-3.00009-6. 

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