AR Mahesh

Assistant Professor

Mr. AR Mahesh started his teaching career in 2012 as a lecturer. He holds an M.Pharm (Pharmaceutical Chemistry) from RGUHS, MBA in Pharma Business Management from ICFAI, Tripura and currently working in DSU and also perusing his Ph.D under RGUHS. He has published 10 Publications in International and National Journals. He has been invited for a number of guest lectures on various topics in other institutes like KCP, PESCP, RGUHS. Recently he completed a continuous education course on 1D and 2D NMR Spectroscopy-Applications in Structure Biology securing Grade-A in Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru


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  1. AR Mahesh, Harish Kumar, K, Raviraj Anand Devkar. Detail Study on Boerhaavia Diffusa Plant for its Medicinal Importance-A Review, Research Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2012; 1(1):28-36.
  2. Hitesh HS, Mayukh B, Mahesh AR. Isolation and characterization of chemical constituents of aerial parts of Lantana Camara. International, Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Bio-Sciences. 2012; 1(6):198-207.
  3. Mahesh AR, Ranganath Mk, Harish Kumar DR, Enrichment of Flavanoids from the methanolic Extract of Boerhaavia Diffusa Roots by Partitioning Technique.Research Journal of Chemical Sciences, 2013:3(1),43-47.
  4. Manish K, Mahesh AR, Somashekhar M. Evalution of antitubercular activity of methanolic extract of citrus sinensis. International Journal of Pharma Research And Review, 2013; 2(8).
  5. Somashekhar M, Mahesh AR, Basavaraj Sonnad. Synthesis and antimicrobial activity of of 4-(morpholin-4-yl) benzohydrazide derivatives. World Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2013; 2(4):2011-2020.
  6. Somashekhar M, Mahesh AR. Synthesis and antimicrobial activity of piperazine derivatives. Am.J.Pharm Tech. 2013; 3(4):640-648.
  7. M Somashekhar, Naira Nayeem, Mahesh AR. Botanical study of four ficus species of family Moraceae: A Review. International Journal of Universal Pharmacy and Bio Sciences, 2013; 2(6):558-570.
  8. Mahesh AR, Murugan V, Synthesis of a biologically pertinent molecule, Aurone-An extensive review. European Journal of Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2016: 3(1):112-16
  9. Mahesh AR, Samuel Yamta Mshelia and Vimal John Samuel, Therapeutic activities of Aurone, An appositely active molecule-A Review. World Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2016: 5(7):668-82.
  10. V Murugan, Shrideep Bhattacharjee, AR Mahesh, Synthesis and characterization of N-N- {Bis(2′-Chloroethylamino)- nitroso}-2-benzylidene-1-benzofuran derivatives as antileukemic agents. Am. J. Pharm Health Res, 2016;4(7).
  11. Kalpana Divekar, Sushma KR, AR Mahesh, Selectivity of Plants and Microbial Reduction of Ketones. Sch. Acad. J. Pharm. Jan 2018;7(1):26-35.
  12. Vimal John Samuel and A. R. Mahesh , In- Vitro Antioxidant Properties, Acute And Subacute Toxicity Studies Of Tephrosia Calophylla On Albino Wistar Rats. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, 2019; 10(6): 1000-07.
  13. Asal Tanhaei Saeid, Fereshteh Jaferi, AR Mahesh, Ali Alipour, Komal Kulkarni, A Retrospective, Observational Study Effect of Polypharmacy and Drug Interactions in Elderly Patients. Saudi Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2019; 5(2): 147-153.
  14. Vimal John Samuel, Agasa Ramu Mahesh, Vedigounder Murugan, Phytochemical and pharmacological aspects of Tephrosia genus: A brief review. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science, 2019; 9(03), 117-125.
  15. KB Premakumari, AR Mahesh, V Murugan, V Ezhilarasan. Simultaneous estimation of paracetamol and zaltoprofen in pharmaceutical dosage form by HPTLC. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical Technology. 2019;12(5),2017-78.
  16. Vimal John Samuel, Komal Kulkarni, Agasa Ramu Mahesh, Drug Utilization Pattern of Cephalosporins in In-Patient Departments of Tertiary Care Hospital. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research. 2019;11(6), 2398-2401.


  1. Presented a poster “Synthesis of some Co-Drugs of Propranalol and other antihypertensive drug via Anhydride Bridge and their hydrolytic kinetic study” in Indo-US Symposium on “Frontiers in Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery” April 21st-23rd 2011.
  2. Presented a poster “Synthesis and Hydrolytic kinetic study of some Antihypertensive Co-Drugs” in 63rd IPC, Bangalore. 16th -18th December 2011.
  3. Presented a poster “Synthesis and Hydrolytic kinetic study of derived antihypertensive codrugs” 3rd International Pharmaceutical Conference on “Current status and future perspective in Pharmaceutical Sciences”, PESCP.19th-20th August 2011.
  4. Presented a poster “Neonatal Infections - A Review” in National Conference on "Advances in Pharmacy Practice", NET College of Pharmacy, Raichur. 28th-29th Nov, 2013.
  5. Presented a poster “Simultaneous Estimation of Paracetamol and Zaltoprofen by HPTLC”, International Conference on Drug Development and Clinical Research: Current Scenario & Opportunities. (KRUPACON Pharma-2018), Bengaluru. 12th-13th Oct, 2018

Guest Lecture

  1. “Soft Skills and Leadership” in Krupanidhi College of Pharmacy on 19-06-2012 for UG and PG students of Pharmacy.
  2. “Short Course in Education methodology” Conducted by RGUHS in collaboration with APTI for teachers of Pharmacy Faculty.
    a. Headed a training session on “Question paper Setting” on 21st Mar, 2016
    b. Headed a training session on “Objective structured practical Examination” on 29th Mar, 2016.
    c. Evaluator for various micro teaching sessions of the course.
  3. Guest lecture was given on the topic “The Patents Act” at PES College of Pharmacy on 24th Mar, 2016.

Special Training Received & Workshops Attended

  1. “Rational Approach to Drug Design & Discovery using CADD” held at Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy, Bangalore on 5th& 6th October 2015.
  2. “Research Methodology CME & workshop” conducted by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka on September 29-30, 2015.
  3. “AICTE sponsored Faculty Development Program on Computer Aided Drug Design” held at Acharya & BM Reddy College of Pharmacy, Bangalore on September 16-28, 2013.
  4. “Short Course in Educational Methodology” conducted by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science, Karnataka from March 2014-May 2014.
  5. 2 day Pre-conference workshop on “The Basic Concepts of Scientific Research and Scientific Communication” of 63rd IPC at Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy, Bangalore on 14th& 15th December, 2011.

Seminars & Conferences Attended

# Date Name of Organisation Title Organizing Agency
1 11-07-2019 CoPS, Dayananda Sagar University Research Methodology & Digital Initiatives in Teaching Health Sciences DSU & APTI
2 08-5-2019 Government College of Pharmacy Identification of Phytoconstituents by Spectroscopic Techniques GCP & Drugs Control Department
3 25-03-2019 Vishveshwarapura Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences Short Course on Teaching Methodologies RGUHS, Karnataka
4 03-04-2019 CoPS, Dayananda Sagar University Targeted Drug Delivery – Concepts and Advances DSU
5 16-02-2019 RR College of Pharmacy National Workshop on Computer Aided Drug Development RGUHS, RR Institutions, Bengaluru
6 22-01-2019 Zastra Innovations One Day International Symposium on Streamlining Drug Design Regenta Palace, Bengaluru
7 17-12-2018 Dayananda Sagar University Challenges and Opportunities for clinical pharmacists Dayananda Sagar University, Bengaluru
8 12-10-2018 Krupanidhi College of Pharmacy,Bengaluru International Conference on drug development and clinical research: current scenario and opportunities Krupanidhi College of Pharmacy, Bengaluru
9 29-08-2018 Dayananda Sagar University Targeted Cancer Therapy and ResearchAdvances and Challenges Dayananda Sagar University, Bengaluru
10 19-08-2018 College of Pharmaceutical Sciences Targeted Cancer Therapy & Research- Advances & Challenges Dayananda Sagar University
11 25-04-2018 College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, DSU Career Opportunities in Clinical Research & Pharmacovigilance Dayananda Sagar UNiversity
12 15-02-2018 Ramiah University Application of computational tools in drug design & formulation development Ramaiah University
13 14-07-2017 Krupanidhi College of Pharmacy Workshop on sensitisation of syllabus for B.Pharm & M.Pharm Courses Pharmacy Council of India
14 09-01-2017 College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dayananda Sagar University Managing Stress In Teaching Profession College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dayananda Sagar University
15 14-11-2016 Goa College of Pharmacy, PanjimGoa 1.5 Day Professional Development Program: Intellectual Property for Industry and Academia Professionals: Training the Trainers G-CEIP
16 05-08-2016 BMS College of Engineering, Bengaluru One Day National Symposium on Fundamentals of Drug Discovery Process:Industrial Perspective Department of Chemistry & Biotechnology,BMSCE
17 26-02-2016 KLE University, Bengaluru Workshop on Interpretation of Spectra- A Practical Approach KLE University
18 01-01-2016 IISc 1D &2D NMR Spectroscopy: Applications in Structure Biology CEE- Proficience Programme-IISc
19 05-10-2015 Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy, Bengaluru National Level Workshop on Rational Approach on Drug Design and Discovery using CADD Vlife, Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy
20 29-09-2015 Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Research Methodology CME & Workshop RGUHS, Karnataka
21 29-11-2013 NET Pharmacy College, Raichur National Conference on Advances in Pharmacy Practice RGUHS, Karnataka
22 16-09-2013 Acharya & BM Reddy College of Pharmacy,Bengalur FDP on Computer Aided Drug Design AICTE
23 16-12-2011 Bangalore International Exhibition Centre 63rd Indian Pharmaceutical Congress Indian Pharmaceutical Congress
24 14-12-2011 Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy, Bengaluru Pre-Conference workshop on the basic concepts of Scientific Research and Scientific Communication of 63rd IPC Indian Pharmaceutical Congress
25 19-08-2011 PES College of Pharmacy Current Status & Future Perspective in Pharmaceutical Sciences DST, CSIR, ICMR, RGUHS, AICTE
26 21-04-2011 JSS University, Mysore Indo-US Symposium on Frontiers in Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery American Chemical Society
27 11-02-2011 Dayananda Sagar College of Pharmacy Principles, Applications and Current Developments in 1H NMR, 13C NMR and aMass Spectroscopy DST, RGUHS
28 03-12-2010 Dayananda Sagar College of Pharmacy Standardization and evaluation of Herbal Drugs RGUHS, Karnataka
29 21-05-2010 DSCDS & Hospital Infection control in Health Care Setting Indian Dental Association
30 31-03-2010 Dayananda Sagar College of Pharmacy Recent Trends in Molecular Pharmacology and Drug Designing DST
31 02-02-2008 Dayananda Sagar College of Pharmacy Clinical Research- Advances and Opportunities RGUHS
32 14-12-2007 Dayananda Sagar College of Pharmacy Synthesis of Heterocyclic Compounds using Microwave Technique RGUHS, Karnataka

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