Accredited at “A++” grade (highest level as per modified criteria notified on 27.07.2017) by NAAC and Conferred “University with Potential for Excellence” status by UGC

Department :  Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Name:Dr. Balbir Singh
Areas of Interest / SpecializationPharmacognosy, Phytochemistry and Phytopharmacology
Best Ten Publications:1. Singh H, Bhushan S, Arora R, Butter H. S., Arora S. and Singh B. (2017). Alternative treatment strategies for neuropathic pain: Role of Indian medicinal plants and compounds of plant origin-A review. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy 10.1016/j.biopha.2017.05.079 2. Singh H, Arora R, Arora S. and Singh B. (2017). Ameliorative potential of Alstonia scholaris (Linn.) R. Br. against chronic constriction injury-induced neuropathic pain in rats. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 17:63, DOI 10.1186/s12906-017-1577-7 3. Arora R, Kumar R, Mahajan J, Vig AP, Singh B, Singh B, Arora S. (2016). 3-Butenyl isothiocyanate: a hydrolytic product of glucosinolate as a potential cytotoxic agent against human cancer cell lines. Journal of Food Science and Technology 53(9):3437–3445 4. Kaur A, Kaur T, Singh B, Pathak D, Buttar HS and Singh AP (2016). Curcumin alleviates ischemia reperfusion – induced acute kidney injury through NMDA receptor antagonism in rats. Renal Failure 28(9): 1462-1467 5. Arora R, Bhushan S, Kumar R, Mannan R, Kaur P, Singh B, Sharma R, Vig AP, Singh AP, Arora S. (2016). To Analyze the Amelioration of Phenobarbital Induced Oxidative Stress by Erucin, as Indicated by Biochemical and Histological Alterations. Anticancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry 16 (11): 1445-1454. 6. Singh B., Ishar M.P.S., Sharma A., Arora R and Arora S (2015). Phytochemical and biological aspects of Rudraksha, the stony endocarp of Elaeocapus ganitrus (Roxb.): A review Israel Journal of Plant Sciences, 62(4): 265-76. 7. Kapil A., Singh J.P., Kaur T., Singh B. and Singh AP. (2013). Involvement of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma in vitamin D-mediated protection against acute kidney injury in rats. Journal of Surgical Research 185: 774-83. 8. Singh B., Sharma V., Ishar, M.P.S., and Sharma A. (2013). Bioactivity Guided Isolation of Quercetin as Anxiolytic Compound from Elaeocarpus ganitrus Beads. The Natural Products Journal 3(3): 224-29. 9. Singh B., Chopra, A., Ishar, M.P.S., Sharma, A and Raj, T. (2010). Pharmacognostic and Antifungal investigations of Elaeocarpus ganitrus (Rudrakasha). Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 72(2): 261. 10. Jaggi, R. K., Madan, R. and Singh B. (2004). Anticonvulsant potential of holy basil, Ocimum sanctum Linn. And its cultures. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology 41: 1329.
Awards and Honours:Junior research fellowship during M. Pharmacy from UGC, ministry of Human Resource and Development, New Delhi, India.