Editor-in-Chief: Dr GT Kulkarni
Prof GT Kulkarni has completed his B Pharm and M Pharm from Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, Karnataka, and PhD from The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai. He has 23 years of teaching and research experience and has supervised 41 M Pharm and B Pharm projects and 9 PhD projects under JNTU, Hyderabad, and Karpagam University, Coimbatore. He has published 106 Papers in various national and international journals, presented 51 papers in various national and international conferences. He also has 14 patents to his credit. He is active member of learned bodies like APTI, IPA and SPER.
He has authored the books ‘Biotechnology and Its Applications in Pharmacy’ (published by Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, New Delhi), ‘Pharmaceutical and Biotechnological Applications of Natural Hydrogels’ (published by VDM-Verlag Dr Müller GmbH & Co, Germany). he has also co-authored a chapter entitled ‘Regulatory Control on Phytomedicines’, in the Book ‘GMP for Botanicals’, Edited by Robert Verpoorte and PK Mukherjee (Business Horizons, New Delhi). Two more of his books are in the pipeline.
He has received many awards and honors, which include ‘Sri Chandrashekhara Swamy Gold Medal’ from Gulbarga University and ‘36th IPC Cash Award’ from Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, for securing First Rank in B Pharm.
Received ‘Best Paper Award’ for the year 2002, from Indian Drug Manufacturers’ Association (IDMA), Mumbai, and one of the five Travel Awards from International Microencapsulation Society and Tefarco Innova, Italy, to attend 15th International Symposium on Microencapsulation, held at Parma, Italy, during September 18-21, 2005.
He has also Received Prof BM Mithal Memorial Award for Best Paper in Pharmaceutical Education for the year 2011, from Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI), Bangalore.
He has been selected as Guest Editor of ‘Natural Product Radiance’ (NISCAIR, New Delhi), to bring out a Special Issue on ‘Herbal Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals’ (July-August 2005).
He has worked as Regional Editor of ‘Advances in Medical and Dental Sciences’ (American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, Jordan).
He is working as Editorial Board Member of ‘Pharma Research Journal’ (Online, Sudarshan Publishers, Ghaziabad), Indian Journal of Pharmaceutics (Serials Publications, New Delhi), International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Applied Sciences, Published by ijpasonline.com, Mehsana, Journal of Cell and Tissue Research, Published by Society for Science and Environment, Rajkot.
He is also working as Editor-in-Chief of Advances in Natural Polymers and Excipients Research (www.anpaer.info) along with Journal of Chronotherapy and Drug Delivery (www.chronotherapyjournal.net).
He is selected as Reviewer for Current Drug Delivery, Published by Bentham Publishers, Pharmaceutical Research, Published by Springer, Carbohydrate Polymers, Published by Elsevier, Natural Product Radiance, Published by NISCAIR, New Delhi, Journal of Cell and Tissue Research, Published by Society for Science and Environment, Rajkot, Pharmacognosy Magazine (Phcogmag), Published by Pharmacognosy Network, Bangalore, World Applied Science Journal, Published by wasj.org, Pharmaceutical Biology, published by Informa, USA, Maejo International Journal of Science and Technology, Published by Maejo University, Thailand (www.mijst.mju.ac.th), Drug Development & Industrial Pharmacy, European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics (Elsevier).
He is selected as Chairperson of a Poster Session in 62nd Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, Held at Manipal, during 17-19 December 2010.
He has conducted 10 workshops / conferences as Chairperson / Convener / Organization Committee member, and attended 26 conferences in India and abroad as Resource person / Delegate.