Ms. Nimisha Kakadia, M.Pharm
Lecturer
Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy
Year started @ KBIPER: 2012
Contact info
Location: KBIPER college campus
Email: nimisha1172@gmail.com
Credentials
M.Pharm., Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
B.Pharm., Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Profile
Ms. Nimisha Kakadia joined KBIPER in January 2012 as a Lecturer in the department of pharmacology and clinical pharmacy. Ms. Kakadia has seven years of academic experience in the area of pharmacology and clinical pharmacy. She brings with her extensive experience in women's health issues like uterine fibroid, postmenopausal osteoporosis, PCOS, endometriosis, Infertility, POI etc. Her research is focused on utilising integrated physiological and pharmacological approaches with biochemical and molecular techniques to study disease states, underlying mechanisms of disease and drug actions, with a view to identifying novel mechanisms, therapeutic targets and agents with a clinical and translational focus. She is also involved in research and developmental activities in the areas of clinical pharmacy.
At KBIPER, Ms. Kakadia is involved in teaching human anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, pharmacotherapeutics, clinical pharmacy, pharmacovigilance to B.Pharm, Pharm D. and M.Pharm students.
Research area of interest
women's health issues like uterine fibroid, postmenopausal osteoporosis, PCOS, endometriosis, Infertility, POI, systemic review and meta-analysis
Awards and Recognition
  1. Awarded ‘silver medal’ and scholarship by Eklavya foundation
  2. First prize in poster and model presentation on cardiograft tissue engineering at Pharmafest’10
  3. Achieved 95.45 percentile score in GATE 2005
  4. First prize in poster presentation at International Conference on Emerging Frontiers: Genesis of Drug & its Journey to Patients
  5. Second prize in poster presentation at 2nd International Conference, NIPiCON 2014
Memberships
  • Indian Pharmacological Society
  • Pharma Helpline Society, Jaipur
  • Society of Pharmacovigilance (SOPI)
  • Registered Pharmacist
  • Indian Pharmacological Society, Gujarat Branch
Selected publications/presentations
  1. Nimisha K, Niranjan K. Effect of indigenous herbal drugs on bone calcium content. Poster presented at Frontiers and avenues in the field of herbal drug research, February 2015, Ahmedabad, India.
  2. Nimisha K, Niranjan K. Effect of Aqueous and Methanolic Extract of Terminalia Arjuna on Ovariectomized rats. Poster presented at IPS, January 2014, Nagpur, India.
  3. Nimisha K, Neha P, Shrikalp D, Gaurang S. To determine patterns of menstruation among college girls, and to identify the magnitude of common menstrual disorders like premenstrual syndrome. Poster presented at Pharmacon 2013- the 29th Annual Conference of Indian Pharmacological Society, Gujarat Chapter, March 2013, Ahmedabad, India.
  4. Nimisha K, Niranjan K. Investigation of Antiosteoporotic activity of Acacia Stem Bark. Poster presented at Indo American Pharmaceutical Regulatory Symposium, December 2011, Ahmedabad, India.
  5. Kakadia NP, Kanaki NS. Biomarkers in osteoporosis. International Journal of drug formulation and research. 2011;2(1):1-31.
  6. Kakadia NP, Kanaki NS. Biomarkers in osteoporosis. International Journal of drug formulation and research. 2011;2(1):1-31.
  7. Kakadia NP, Kanaki NS. Mercy killing methods in animals. International Journal of drug formulation and research. 2011;2(3):44-59.
  8. Kakadia NP, Kanaki NS.Ehler Danlos Syndrome: An Overview. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research. 2011;3(3):98-107.
  9. Kakadia NP, Kanaki NS. Put side by side two ovariectomy approaches in post menopausal Osteoporosis. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research. 2011;1(2).
  10. Pithadia AN, Kakadia NP. Review of gullian barre syndrome. Pharmacological reports. 2010;62:220-232.
  11. Nimisha K, Ramesh G. Differential Cardioprotective and Antidiabetic activities of n- Butanol and residual fraction of Emblica officinalis. Orally presented in workshop on Toxicological Studies and Data Management, October 2008, Vapi, Gujarat.
  12. Nimisha K, Ramesh G. Application of Nanotechnology Based Glucose Sensors for the Diagnosis and Management of Diabetes Mellitus. Poster presented in Modern Trends in Supramolecular Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine, March 2007, Ahmedabad, India.