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Prof Dr. Dinesh Kumar Mehta | Toxicology | Best Researcher Award

MM College of Pharmacy- India

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits:

Dr. Dinesh Kumar Mehta embarked on his academic journey with a Bachelor of Pharmacy from Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak. He further honed his expertise with a Master of Pharmacy specializing in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore. His academic pursuits culminated in a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Jodhpur National University, where his research focused on the standardization and phytochemical investigation of medicinal plants for anti-inflammatory and antioxidant potential.

Professional Endeavors:

With a rich academic background, Dr. Mehta ventured into both industrial and academic realms. He gained industrial experience as an Assistant Manufacturing Chemist at Pfiscar India Limited, Sonepat, followed by a transition to academia as an Assistant Professor at Sri Sai College of Pharmacy, Badhani, Pathankot. Dr. Mehta continued his academic journey, serving as an Associate Professor and eventually being promoted to Professor at M.M. College of Pharmacy, M.M. (Deemed to be University), Mullana, Ambala.

Contributions and Research Focus:

Dr. Mehta’s research interests lie in the synthesis and characterization of heterocyclic compounds with biological significance, focusing on anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, and anticancer activities. His research involves isolation of active constituents through Column Chromatography and Flash Chromatography, along with docking studies.

Accolades and Recognition:

Dr. Mehta’s contributions to the field have been widely recognized. He has been awarded several patents and copyrights for his innovative work, including patents for novel compounds and copyrights for educational tools. Additionally, he has served as a nominee of CCSEA, an NAAC Assessor, and a Mendeley Advisor, showcasing his influence and involvement in academic and research activities.

Impact and Influence:

Dr. Mehta’s impact extends beyond his research contributions. He has been actively involved in organizing conferences, workshops, and faculty development programs, contributing to the professional development of peers and students alike. His leadership has been acknowledged with awards such as the Young Leadership Award and his role as a guest editor for a thematic issue in a reputed scientific journal.

Legacy and Future Contributions:

Dr. Mehta’s legacy lies in his prolific research output, mentorship of numerous students, and his active involvement in academic associations. As he continues his academic journey, his future contributions are poised to further advance the field of pharmaceutical sciences, with a focus on innovative drug discovery and therapeutic interventions.


A total of 511 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations         511
  • h-index           14
  • i10-index        18
Notable Publications 
Novel targets for potential therapeutic use in Diabetes mellitus
S Dhankhar, S Chauhan, DK Mehta, Nitika, K Saini, M Saini, R Das, …
Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome
Recent insight into the biological activities and SAR of quinolone derivatives as multifunctional scaffold
V Sharma, R Das, DK Mehta, S Gupta, KN Venugopala, R Mailavaram, …
Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry
Medicinal plants in cancer treatment: Contribution of nuclear factor-kappa B (NF-kB) inhibitors
R Das, DK Mehta, M Dhanawat
Mini Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry
Computational Design of Plant‐Based Antistress Agents Targeting Nociceptin Receptor
V Sharma, S Mujwar, D Sharma, R Das, D Kumar Mehta, K Shah
Chemistry & Biodiversity
Understanding health related quality of life in hypertensive patients: interrogating effect of psychological and environmental factors
M Saini, M Rana, K Bhatti, R Das, DK Mehta
Journal of Young Pharmacists.
Bestowal of quinazoline scaffold in anticancer drug discovery
R Das, DK Mehta, M Dhanawat
Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry (Formerly Current Medicinal
Dinesh Kumar Mehta | Toxicology | Best Researcher Award