Deepak Kumar

Dr. Deepak Kumar


  • M.S. (Pharm) Natural Products: National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Kolkata (NIPER-Kolkata)
  • Ph.D. : Jadavpur University, Kolkata
  • Assistant Manager: Natural Product Research Lab, Venus Remedies Ltd, Panchkula
  • Scientist: Research & Development, Sami Labs Ltd, Bangalore
  • Sr Executive: Advanced Research Division, L’Oreal India Pvt Ltd, Bangalore
  • Scientist: CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology (NEIST), Jorhat
    • Bio-assay guided isolation and characterization
    • Process development and scale up
    • Analytical method development and standardization
    • NDDS based herbal formulations
    • Clean & natural ingredients
  • Positions are available for enthusiastic and motivated fellows interested in identification of novel bioactive natural products for drug development and translational research. Candidates having their own fellowship are welcome to apply.

    • CSIR Senior Research Fellowship, 2013.
    • DST Inspire Fellowship, 2011.
    • CSIR Senior Research Fellowship, 2010.
    • Institute medal: M.S. (Pharm.) Natural Products NIPER Kolkata.
    • Postgraduate fellowship at NIPER Kolkata.
    • GATE 2006 & 2007
    • State and national science exhibitions.
    1. Baishya, R., Nayak, D.K., Kumar, D., Sinha, S., Gupta, A., Ganguly, S., Debnath, M.C. 2016. Ursolic acid loaded PLGA nanoparticles : in vitro and in vivo evaluation to explore tumor targeting ability on B16F10 melanoma cell lines. Pharmaceutical Research, 33, 2691-2703.
    2. Saini, P., Mukherjee, N., Mukherjee, S., Roy, P., Gayen, P., Kumar, D., Pal, B.C., Babu, S.P.S. 2015. Diospyros perigrena barks extract induced apoptosis in filarial parasite Setaria cervi through generation of reactive oxygen species. Pharmaceutical Biology, 53, 813-823.
    3. Kumar, D., Tejaswi, C., Rasamalla, S., Mallick, S., Pal, .C. 2015. Bio-assay Guided Isolation of Anti-cancer Compounds from Anthocephalus cadamba Natural Product Communications, 10, 1349-1350.
    4. Saini, P., Gayen, P., Kumar, D., Nayak, A., Mukherjee, N., Mukherjee, S., Pal, B. C., Sinha Babu S. P. 2014. Antifilarial effect of ursolic acid from Nyctanthes arbortristis: molecular and biochemical evidences. Parasitology International, 63, 717-728.
    5. Mallick, S., Pal, B. C., Kumar, D., Chatterjee, N., Saha, K. D. 2013. Effect of corchorusin-D, a saikosaponin like compound, on B16F10 melanoma cells (in vitro and in vivo). Journal of Asian Natural Products Research, 15, 1197-1203.
    6. Kumar, D., Ghosh, R., Pal, B. C. 2013. α-Glucosidase inhibitory terpenoids from Potentilla fulgens and their quantitative estimation by validated HPLC method. Journal of Functional Foods, 5, 1135-1141.
    7. Kumar, D., Gupta, N., Ghosh, R., Gaonkar, R. H., Pal, B. C. 2013. α-Glucosidase and α-amylase inhibitory constituent of Carex baccans: Bio-assay guided isolation and quantification by validated RP-HPLC-DAD. Journal of Functional Foods, 5, 211-218.
    8. Kumar, D., Datta, S., Gaonkar, R. H., Roy, S. S., Vedasiromoni, J. R., Ghosh, R., Pal, B. C. 2013. Bioactivity-guided isolation and quantification of anti-diabetic principle in Holarrhena antidysenterica (Wall), in-vitro. Journal of Herbs, Spices & Medicinal Plants, 19, 54-63.
    9. Kumar, D., Shah, V., Ghosh, R., Pal, B. C. 2013. A new triterpenoid saponin from Glinus oppositifolius with α-glucosidase inhibitory activity. Natural Product Research, 27, 624-630.
    10. Kumar, D., Kumar, H., Vedasiromoni, J. R., Pal, B. C. 2012. Bio-assay guided isolation of α-glucosidase inhibitory constituents from Hibiscus mutabilis Phytochemical Analysis, 23, 421-425.
    11. Kumar, D., Gaonkar, R. H., Ghosh, R., Pal, B. C. 2012. Bio-assay guided isolation of α-glucosidase inhibitory constituents from Eclipta alba. Natural Product Communications, 7, 989-990.
    12. Saini, P., Gayen, P., Nayak, A., Kumar, D., Mukherjee, N., Pal, B. C., Sinha Babu S. P. 2012. Effect of ferulic acid from Hibiscus mutabilis on filarial parasite Setaria cervi: Molecular and biochemical approaches. Parasitology International, 61, 520-531.
    13. Mallick, S., Pal, B. C., Vedasiromoni, J. R., Kumar, D., Saha, K. D. 2012. Corchorusin-D directed apoptosis of K562 cells occurs through activation of mitochondrial and death receptor pathways and suppression of AKT/PKB pathway. Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry, 30, 915-926.
    14. Kumar, D., Mallick, S., Vedasiromoni, J. R., Pal, B. C. 2010. Anti-leukemic activity of Dillenia indica L. fruit extract and quantification of betulinic acid by HPLC. Phytomedicine, 17, 431-435.