Professional Profiles:

Early Academic Pursuits :

He embarked on an academic journey rooted in chemistry, culminating in a Ph.D. in Synthetic Organic & Medicinal Chemistry from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, India. His thesis, titled "Synthesis, characterization and biological activity evaluation of theophylline, pyrrolopyrimidine and pyrazine containing 1,2,3-triazoles with variant derivatives," showcases his early research focus on synthesizing novel compounds for anticancer, antimicrobial, and anti-diabetic activities. Under the mentorship of Dr. M. Adharvana Chari, Chief Scientist, Dr. Raju made significant contributions and authored multiple research articles published in prestigious journals like ELSEVIER, Wiley, and Royal Society of Chemistry.

Professional Endeavors :

He has amassed over 12 years of extensive experience encompassing both industrial and academic realms. His industrial journey began as a Senior Chemist at Sai Advantium Pharma Limited, where he contributed to manufacturing bulk drugs, drug intermediates, formulations, and oral pharmaceutical bulk drugs. His subsequent roles at Jubilant Chemsys Ltd, GVK Bio Sciences Pvt. Limited, and TCG Life sciences Pvt. Ltd showcased his progressive trajectory, holding positions from Research Associate to Lead Scientist. He significantly contributed to contract research organizations engaged in basic discovery, process development of organic molecules, and preclinical discovery, demonstrating expertise in medicinal chemistry synthesis, library synthesis, custom synthesis, and preclinical discovery.

Contributions and Research Focus in Medicinal Chemistry:

Throughout his career, he has been deeply involved in synthesizing biologically active compounds and evaluating their medicinal properties. His expertise spans synthetic organic and medicinal chemistry, total synthesis, solid phase synthesis, peptide synthesis, API intermediates, drug development, drug synthesis, ADME properties, SAR studies, and computer-aided drug design. Notably, his research contributions encompass the synthesis of novel compounds targeting various diseases and the publication of research articles in esteemed scientific journals.

Accolades and Recognition :

His contributions have been acknowledged through publications in renowned journals like ELSEVIER, Wiley, and the Royal Society of Chemistry. His expertise in handling sophisticated analytical instruments and independent execution of multi-step synthesis projects has been instrumental in his recognition within the scientific community.

Impact and Influence :

His impact is evident in his contributions to the synthesis and evaluation of compounds targeting cancer, microbial infections, and metabolic disorders. His work has advanced the understanding of chemical compounds' potential therapeutic applications, potentially paving the way for future drug discoveries.

Legacy and Future Contributions :

His legacy lies in his substantial contributions to synthetic organic and medicinal chemistry. His future contributions are anticipated to further enrich the field through innovative research, mentorship of budding scientists, and the continual pursuit of groundbreaking discoveries in drug development and synthesis.


A total of 428 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations   224               204
  • h-index        5                   5
  • i10-index     5                   5

Notable Publications :

Ruddaraju Radhakrishnam Raju | Medicinal Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

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