Dr. Meena Krishnakar Chintamaneni

Pro Vice-Chancellor, NMIMS University.

Dr. Meena Krishnakar Chintamaneni is Professor & Registrar at SVKM'S NMIMS University, she has obtained M. Pharm., Ph.D. and her Areas of Specialisation is Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, her Experience is Total in years 19 (Industry - 0 years, Academics - 19 years)

Interest Areas

Antiulcer and anti-inflammatory Activity

Toxicity Studies, Acute and Repeated 

Toxicity Studies of herbal extracts

Immunomodulatory Activity

Antidiabetic Activity 

Standardization of Herbal Extracts


Publications - 52 

Books - 1 

Book Chapters - 1 

Patents - 3 

Presentations - 46 (International - 21, National - 25)

Conferences/Workshops/Seminars attended - 7 

Academic activities

She has guided 25 M.Pharm students for their research projects. 

She has guided 5 PhD students successfully and 2 candidates are registered under her supervision.


Received Award for "Outstanding contribution to the profession of teaching in Healthcare Management” from Higher Education Forum organized by H R College of Commerce & Economics, Churchgate, Mumbai on 5th September 2012. 

Awarded Best paper entitled "Assessment of bioactive phytoconstituents of Acorus calamus Linn for hypolipidemia activity at World Ayurveda Summit, Bangalore, 2003. 

Awarded Best Faculty award from School of Pharmacy and Technology Management, SVKM’S NMIMS University in Year 2008 

Received a minor grant (FAT GRANT) from UGC for a project entitled "Pharmacological Studies on hypoglycemic phytoconstituents from medicinal plants”.

Principal investigator for Vedic Lifesciences Pvt. Ltd. Industrial project entitled ‘Immunomodulatory activity of a herbal formulation’ and Lupin Project on "Stability and microbiological studies on a paediatric syrup”. Co-investigator for company sponsored project (Sekhsaria Chemicals Pvt. Ltd.) on E-material. 

Co-investigator for AICTE funded project entitled "Studies on Morinda citrifolia”. 

Cleared Marathi exam conducted by Maharashtra State for Class I officers. 

An oral paper presented at Ahmedabad IBSA’ 07 was selected as one of the best papers out of 250 papers. 

Appreciated for coordinating and successfully conducting the Corporate Seminar –Isthmus in the year 2008-2009. 

Organized Anti TB campaign and won the first prize among all Pharma colleges in India, 2008-2009. 

Best Poster Award in the 43rd Annual Conference of IPS and International Conference of IPS, 2010. 

Dr. A. B. Vaidya Award in the 3rd Third International Annual Conference on ‘Drug Discovery & Development – Challenges in Partnership organized by South Asian Chapter of American College of Clinical Pharmacology and Bombay College of Pharmacy, Kalina, Sntacruz (E), Mumbai-400098, Maharashtra, 2009. 

Dr. R. D. Kulkarni Award in the 4th International Conference of Innovations in Translating Technologies through Clinical Pharmacology organized by South Asian Chapter of American College of Clinical Pharmacology South Asian Chapter of American College of Clinical Pharmacology, 2010. 

First prize in the poster presentation for research paper in Pharmacology & Toxicology session of IPA convention-2011.

Professional Memberships

Life member of Indian Pharmaceutical Association 

Life member of Association of Pharmacy Teachers of India 

Appointed as member of Ad-hoc board of studies of Pharmacy of Mumbai University

A reviewer of Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical sciences 

Life Member of Indian Pharmacological Society

Recent Publications

Bhaskar M., Chintamaneni M. Investigating the role of Eclipta alba on brain antioxidant markers, cognitive performance and acetylcholinesterase activity of rats. International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Phytopharmacological Research, 2017, 3(5), pp. 390-394. 

Kaur G., Invally M., Chintamaneni M. Influence of piperine and quercetin on antidiabetic potential of curcumin. Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, 2016, 13(3), pp. 247-255. 

Bhullar S.K., Rana D., Ozsel B.K., Yadav R., Kaur G., Chintamaneni M., Buttar H.S., Jun M.B.G., Ramalingam M. A Comparative Study of the Antibacterial Activity of Rosemary Extract Blended with Polymeric Biomaterials. Journal of Bionanoscience, 2016, 10(4), pp. 326-330. 

Yadav R., Kaur G., Chintamaneni M. Influence of Curcumin on the synthetic drug Amoxicillin. Science International, 2015, 3(2), pp. 64-68. 

Sequeira E, Kaur G, Chintamaneni M, Buttar H. Lactose intolerance: Genetics of lactase polymorphisms, diagnosis and novel therapy. Biomedical Reviews, 2014, 3(2) 25, pp.35-44.

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