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Distinguished Visiting Professor Dr Surender Singh

Distinguished Visiting Professor | Department of Pharmaceutical Technology

Academic Qualifications

  • Ph.D. University of Delhi – 1998
  • PGDHE (Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education) from IGNOU, New Delhi.
  • M. Pharm. (Pharmacology) University of Delhi (Gold Medalist) 1989
  • B. Pharm. University of Delhi 1986

Areas of Interest
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Indigenous drugs
Medicinal Plant Research.
Professional Bodies Membership

  • Fellow, National Academy of Medical Sciences (FAMS), India.
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), United Kingdom.
  • Fellow, International Medical Science Academy (FIMSA), India.
  • Fellow, Institution of Chemists (FIC), India.
  • D.Sc. (Honoris Causa), Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Fellow, International Council of Ayurveda (FICA), India.
  • Member, New York Academy of Sciences, New York, USA.
  • Panel of Adviser, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), Govt. of India.
  • Member, Governing Body, CCRH, Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India.
  • Member, Governing Body, CCRUM, Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India.
  • Member, Animal Ethics Committee, AIIMS, New Delhi.
  • Certified GLP Inspector, National GLP Compliance Monitoring Authority
  • (NGCMA), Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
  • Life Member, Indian Pharmacological Society (IPS)
  • Member, Task Force, Standardization of Homeopathic Drugs, CCRH, Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India.
  • Member, Animal Ethics Committee, VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi.
  • Chairman, Animal Ethics Committee, Central Research Institute of Homeopathy (CRIH), Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of
  • India.
  • Member, Ethics Committee, CCRH, Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India.


  • Neha Parveen, Afsana Sheikh, Mohammed AS Adourehab, Ritu Karwasra, Surender Singh and Prashant Kesharwani (2023). Self-nanoemulsifying drug delivery system for pancreatic cancer. European polymer journal.
  • Ritu Karwasra, Sayeed Ahmed and Surender Singh (2023). Potentially profound fluctuation in tacrolimus concentration of pomegranate rind extract: A pharmacokinetic experiment. Frontiers in Pharmacology, 14:1140706.
  • Sudhir C sarangi, Sachin Kumar, Manjari Tripathi, Thomas Kaleekal, Surender Singh and Yogendra K Gupta (2022). Antiepileptic-drug tapering and seizure recurrence: Correlation with serum drug levels and biomarkers in persons with epilepsy. Indian Journal of Pharmacology, 54: 24-32.
  • Ritu Karwasra, Kushagra Khanna, Surender Singh Shaban Ahmad and Saurabh Varma (2022).The incipient role of computational intelligence in oncology: Drug designing, discovery and development. In: Computational Intelligence in Oncology, Springer Nature, Singapore. (ISSN 1860-949X) pp 369-386.
  • Ratnav Singh, Sudhir C Sarangi, Surender Singh and Manjari Tripathi (2022). A review on role of metformin as a potential drug for epilepsy treatment and modulation of epileptogenesis. Seizure: European Journal of Epilepsy, 101: 253-261.
  • Ritu Karwasra, Shaban Ahmad, Nagmi Bano, Sahar Qazi, Khalid Raza, Surender Singh and Saurabh Varma (2022). Macrophage-targeted punicalagin nanoengineering to alleviate methotrexate induced neutropenia: A molecular docking, DFT and MD simulation analysis. Molecules,27:6034.
  • Ritu Karwasra, Surender Singh, Khalid Raza, Nitin Sharma and Saurabh Varma (2021). A brief overview of current status on nanomedicines for treatment of pancytopenia: Focusing on chemotherapeutic regime. Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, 61,102159.
  • Prerna Chauhan, Himanshu Sharma, Uma Kumar, A Mayachari, G Sangli and Surender Singh (2020). Protective effect of Glycyrrhiza glabra against methotrexate-induced hepato-renal damage in rats: An experimental approach. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 263, 113209.
  • Ritu Karwasra, Saman Fatihi, Khalid Raza, Surender Singh, Kushagra Khanna, Shivkant Sharma, Nitin Sharma and Saurabh Varma (2020). Filgrastin loading in PGLA and SLN nanoparticulate system: a bioinformatics approach. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy,46(8):1354-1361.
  • Prerna Chauhan, Surender Singh, KH Reeta, Vijay L Kumar and Uma Kumar (2020). Antiarthritic potential of Terminalia bellerica as an adjuvant to methotrexate in ameliorating complete Freund’s adjuvant induced arthritis in experimental rats. Journal of Pharmacological and Toxicological Methods,105:106784. (
  • Surender Singh, Ritu Karwasra, Debadatta Nayak, Anil Kumar Khurana and Raj Kumar Manchanda (2021). Amelioration of experimental rheumatoid arthritis by selected ultra-diluted preparations by down regulating increased expression of TNF-alpha & IL-6. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge, 20(4): 956-964.
  • Surender Singh, Ritu Karwasra, Deeksha Sharma, Ritu Raj, D Nayak, AK Khurana and RK Manchanda (2019). Assessment of acute and 28-days repeated dose sub-acute toxicity study of selected ultra-diluted preparations in Wistar rats. Journal of Forensic Chemistry and Toxicology, 5(2):115-124. (


1. Gold Medal, M. Pharm. (Pharmacology) DIPSAR (University of Delhi), 1989.

2. JSPS-Asia Africa Science Platform Programme, Japan Best Paper Award, 2011.

3. Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Award for Biomedical Research, 2013.

4. All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Excellence Research Award, 2016.

5. Dr. B. Mukherjee Prize for Best paper in Indian Journal of Pharmacology, 2016.

6. Dr. D.N. Prasad Memorial Oration Award, ICMR for Biomedical Research, 2017.