Dr Yogendra Nayak

Associate Professor

Date of Joining: 12.09.2005

Department of Pharmacology


    Dr Yogendra Nayak is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at MCOPS

    Guide for MPharm Part-II and PhD students

    Academic Council Member, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal

    Coordinator for ‘Certificate Course on Research Orientation’

    Coordinator for 'Center for Research on Research' under Directorate of Research, MAHE Manipal

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Subject Semester / Year
Pharmacology Practical I & II MPharm Semester 1 & 2
Seminars in Pharmacology MPharm Semester 1 & 2
Principles of Drug Discovery MPharm Semester 2
Free Radical Biology & Medicine MPharm Semester 3
Student Project Work MPharm Semester 3 & 4
Pharmacology I [T and P] IV Sem BPharm
Pharmacology I 2nd year PharmD
Pharmacology II 3rd year PharmD


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Pharmacology Manipal College of Pharmaeutical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2011
MPharm Pharmacology Government College of Pharmacy 2002
BPharm Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences 1998


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Pharmacology, MCOPS Associate Professor June 2014 till date
Department of Pharmacology, MCOPS Assistant Professor – Senior Scale 2011
Department of Pharmacology, MCOPS Lecturer – Senior grade 2008
Department of Pharmacology, MCOPS Lecturer 2005
Nitte Gulabi Shetti Memmorial Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Mangalore Lecturer Teaching Diploma to Pharmacy (DPharm), Undergraduate (BPharm) and Postgraduate (MPharm) students. 2003-2005

Synthesis and evaluation of selected benzopyrone analogues in diabetes mellitus and related metabolic disorders

AICTE under Research Promotion Scheme No. 8023/BOR/RID/RPS-171/2008-09 as a co-investigator [completed]

Development and evaluation of lipid based delivery systems for lymphatic targeting of anti-HIV drugs: Quality by design approach

DBT-BioCARe Scheme No. BT/BioCARe/03/9943/2013-14 as a co-investigator [completed]


Area of Interest

Bibliometrics and Scientometrics

Area of Expertise

Preclinical Pharmacology, Oxidative stress, Inflammation and metabolic disorders

Area of Research

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Best Poster Award: “Turmeric-Exemplary Pleiotropism of a Nutraceutical” Chandra Sekhar Misra, Chethan GH, Yogendra Nayak, Unnikrishnan MK, at the one day Symposium on “Food as Medicine” jointly organized with Indo-Queensland Research Initiative Project Fund and Department of Pharmacy Practice held at Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal on October 26, 2013
  • Best research paper award: BM Mithal Memorial Award for Best Paper published in Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 2011. Title: “Research in Pharmacy Schools of India: A Study Based on Scopus Database”, Yogendra Nayak, Vijay Mor and Unnikrishnan MK, Indian J Pharm Edu Res 2011, Vol 45, Issue 1, Jan-Mar 2011, pp 1- 7.
  • Registered Pharmacist Karnataka State Pharmacy Council, Bangalore.
  • Life member of Indian Pharmacological Society.
  • Life member of Association of Pharmacy Teachers of India (APTI).
  • Life member of Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA).
  • Life member of Association of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India (APPI).
  • Life member of Association of Community Pharmacist of India.
  • Life member of Association of Hospital Pharmacist of India.

Work Experience

Organisation Role Tenure
Biocon India Limited, Bangalore Junior production executive 1999-2000

Preparation, Characterization and Pharmacokinetic Study of Nelfinavir Nanocrystals for Oral Bioavailability Enhancement

Dasari Naga Naresh Usha Y. Nayak Prashant Musmade Srinivas Mutalik Yogendra Nayak

Current Nanoscience, Bentham Science Publisher 2015

Antidiabetic Activity of Benzopyrone Analogues in Nicotinamide-Streptozotocin Induced Type 2 Diabetes in Rats

Yogendra Nayak Venkatachalam H Vijay Kumar Daroji Jayashree BS Unnikrishnan MK

Hindawi 2014 Article ID 854267, DOI: 10.1155/2014/854267

Lymphatic delivery of anti-HIV drug nanoparticles

Yogendra Nayak Kiran Avadhani Srinivas Mutalik Usha Y Nayak

2016, Recent Patents on Nanotechnology,

Antidiabetic activity of 3-hydroxyflavone analogues in high fructose fed insulin resistant rats

Yogendra Nayak Venkatachalam H Vijay Kumar Daroji Geetha Mathew Jayashree BS Unnikrishnan MK

EXCLI J, University of Mainz, Germany 2014 13

Antidiabetic, antihyperlipidemic and antioxidant effects of the flavonoids

Mazhuvancherry K Unnikrishnan Veeresh Veerapur Yogendra Nayak Piya Paul Mudgal Geetha Mathew

Book chapter Polyphenols in Health and Disease, Elsevier 2014 2(2)

Synthesis of newer piperidinyl chalcones and their anticancer activity in human cancer cell lines

Jayashree BS Harshkumar H Neethu Susan Mathew Yogendra Nayak

2016, Research on Chemical Intermediates

Biological activity of a small molecule indole analog, 1-[(1H-indol-3-yl) methylene]-2-phenylhydrazine (HMPH), in chronic inflammation

Chandra Sekhar Misra Chethan Gejjalagere Honnappa Srinivas Reddy Jitta Karthik Gourishetti Prasanthi Daram Mahendra Pal Singh Akhila Hosur Shrungeswara Yogendra Nayak Unnikrishnan MK

2016, Chemico-Biological Interactions

Development and in vivo evaluation of functionalized ritonavir proliposomes for lymphatic targeting

Ahammed V Narayan R Paul J Nayak Y Roy B Shavi GV Nayak UY

Life Sciences, 2017 Aug 15;183:11-20. doi: 10.1016/j.lfs.2017.06.022

5-HT6 receptor agonist and antagonist against β–amyloid-peptide-induced neurotoxicity in PC-12 cells

Anand M Bokare AK Praveenkumar Mandar Bhonde Yogendra Nayak Ravindra Pal RajanGoel

Neurochemistry Research, 2017; 42(5):1571-1579. DOI 10.1007/s11064-017-2217-9

Modulation of Doxorubicin-Induced Cardiotoxicity by Averrhoa bilimbi extract

Albi Francis Yogendra Nayak

Journal of Young Pharmacists, 2017; 9(1):69-77, doi:10.5530/jyp.2017.9.14

Development of risperidone liposomes for brain targeting through intranasal route

Narayan R Singh M Ranjan O Nayak Y Garg S Shavi GV Nayak UY

Life Sciences, 2016;163:38-45. doi: 10.1016/j.lfs.2016.08.033.

Full publication list

    Evolving Pharmacy Profession – Education, Research and Beyond,

    Journals in Pharmaceutical Sciences and their Quality, Chapter 7, Editor: Udupa N, Publisher: APTI, Bangalore

    Perspectives in efficacy, safety and clinical evaluation of bioactive natural products.

    Comprehensive Bioactive Natural Products, Vol 2, (2010). M/S. Studium Press LLC, USA), Chapter – 1; pp. 1-29

    Antidiabetic, antihyperlipidemic and antioxidant effects of the flavonoids. In ‘Polyphenols in Health and Disease

    Editors: Professor Ronald Ross Watson, Victor R. Preedy, Sherma Zibadi; Publisher: Academic Press - Elsevier; Volumes 1; Section 2 Chapter-13; pp 143-161