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Dr. Bhoomendra Bhongade

Professor & Chairperson, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

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Educational Qualification:
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, The University of West Indies, Trinidad (2006-2008) 
  • Ph.D.:  Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, Bangalore, India (2006)
  • M. Pharm.: (Pharmaceutical Chemistry), Karnatak University, Dharwad, India (1997)
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy: RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, India (1995)  
Professional Career:
  1. Professor and Chairperson, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE (June 2019 till date)  
  2. Chairperson in-charge, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE (September 2017 to May 2019).  
  3. Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE (June 2014 to May 2019)   
  4. Assistant professor, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE (Nov 2010 to May 2014)  
  5. Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Aug 2008- Nov 2010) 
  6. Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Chemistry, The University of West Indies, Trindad, (Nov 2006- June 2008)
  7. Assistant Professor, Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research, Wardha, India (Oct 2005-August 2006) 
  8. Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Anuradha College of Pharmacy, Chikhli, MS, India (Jan 1998-Jan 2001) 
  9. Senior Research Fellow, The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India at KLE College of Pharmacy, Belgaum, India (Jan 2002-04) 
Achievements/ Research Interests/ Publications /Awards Achievements:

G. Singh, P.J. Plaza, B.A. Bhongade. Synthesis and use of chiral ionic liquids. United States Patent, US8,788,689 B1, July 15, 2014

Review Reports: 
  1. Balaji Venkataraman, Shreesh Ojha, Prasanna D. Belur, Bhoomendra Bhongade, Vishnu Raj, Peter D. Collin, Thomas E. Adrian, Sandeep B. Subramanya. Phytochemical drug candidates for the modulation of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ in inflammatory bowel diseases. Phytotherapy Research. 2020;1–20. 
  2. B. A. Bhongade, S. Talath, R. A. Gadad, A. K. Gadad, Biological Activities of Imidazo[2,1-b][1,3,4]thiadiazole Derivatives: A Review. J. Saudi Chem. Soc. 2016, 20(S1), S463-S475. 
  3. Imtiyaz Ahmed M. Khazi, Andanappa K. Gadad, Ravi S. Lamani and Bhoomendra A. Bhongade, Chemistry of imidazo[2,1-b][1,3,4]thiadiazoles (Report), Tetrahedron, 2011, 67, 3289-3316.
Selected Research Publications: 
  1. Pooja Sharma, Gurdial Singh. Bhoomendra A. Bhogade, Malleshappa N. Noolvi, Andanappa K. Gadad. Synthesis of 5-fluoroaminobenzothiazoles. SynOpen, 2020, 4, 23-32.  
  2. Bhoomendra A. Bhongade, Nikhil D. Amnerkar, Andanappa K. Gadad. 3D-QSAR Studies on 4,5-Dihydro-1H-pyrazolo[4,3-h]quinazolines as Plk-1, CDK2/A and Aur-A Serine/Threonine Kinase Inhibitors. Lett. Drug Des. Discov. 2020, 17(4), 386-393.
  3. Bhoomendra A. Bhongade, Sunil R. Dhaneshwar, Diffuse reflectance infrared Fourier transform spectroscopy (DRIFTS) application in pharmaceutical analysis: Method for quantification of ranolozine in Tablet dosage form. Vibrational Spectroscopy, 2017, 93: 52-56.
  4. Nikhil D. Amnerkar, Bhoomendra A. Bhongade, Kishor P. Bhusari. Synthesis and biological evaluation of some 4-(6-subatituted-1,3-benzothiazole-2-yl)amino-13-thiazole-2-amines and their Schiff bases. Arabian Journal of Chemistry, 2015, 8, 545-552. 
  5. Bhoomendra A. Bhongade and Andanappa K. Gadad. Insight into the Structural Requirements of Urokinase Plasminogen Activator (uPA) Inhibitors based on 3D-QSAR Models. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 2006, 49(2), 475-89. 
  • Senior Research Fellowship, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi, India (2002-2005)
Research Interests:
  • Chiral drug (intermediate) synthesis
  • Computer aided-drug design, Molecular modelling, 3D-QSAR, Molecular docking.
  • Design and synthesis of small molecule as selective inhibitors of enzyme targets involved cancer, microbial and viral infection.  
  • Development and validation of FTIR spectroscopic method for the quantification of pharmaceuticals.
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