Center of Research for Development

Dr. M. R. Yadav

Designation : Director (R&D)
Total Exp : 35 Years
Educational Qualification : Ph.D.
Research Area :
Molecular modeling studies in drug designing
Dr. M. R. Yadav is presently working as Director (R & D) in CR4D, Parul University. Earlier he was a UGC-BSR Faculty Fellow at Faculty of Pharmacy, The M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara Head, Department of Pharmacy and the Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy, The M.S. University of Baroda. He is the founder Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara. Born in September 1954, he had his schooling in Delhi and later on graduated from the University of Delhi. He obtained his postgraduate degree in Pharm. Chemistry from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, and Ph. D. in Pharm. Chemistry from Panjab University, Chandigarh, where he also worked as a teaching faculty for 6 years. He also had a brief stint of 4 years as Assistant Professor at College of Pharmacy (now DIPSAR), New Delhi, University of Delhi, Delhi. He worked as Professor of Pharmacy for 20 years at The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara. Dr. Yadav has a research experience of almost 35 years with more than 175 National and International publications, 19 Indian patents and 6 books/book chapters to his credit. Some of his work has been presented by his research team in International conferences also. His research interests include molecular modeling studies in drug designing and synthesis of medicinally active compounds in the field of enzyme inhibitors, anti-inflammatory, anti-hypertensive and, anticancer agents, and site-specific chemical delivery systems. Dr Yadav has delivered more than 130 expert/invited talks at different platforms. Thirty one students have been awarded Ph.D. degree and 45 M. Pharm. Degree under his supervision. Presently four Ph.D. students are registererd under his guidance in M.S.University of Baroda, Vadodara. He has handled ten research projects funded by various agencies of Government of India. Dr Yadav is an examiner for evaluation of Ph.D. thesis in more than 20 Indian Universities. He is a Member of Editorial Advisory Board of many International journals of repute. He is a referee in almost all major International journals in Medicinal chemistry. Dr Yadav has been awarded with ‘Teacher of the year 2010 Award’ by Association of Pharmacy Teachers of India and Eminent Teacher of the Year 2013 by Association of Pharmacy Professionals. Other awards received by Prof. Yadav include ‘Professor V. M. Kulkarni Visiting Fellow Award in Pharmaceutical Sciences’ by Institute of Chemical Technology (Autonomous University), Mumbai for the year 2013-14 and ‘UGC-Visiting Fellow Award’ by University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Panjab University, Chandigarh in Feb 2015. Dr. Yadav has successfully organized GPAT-2010, GPAT-2011and GPAT-2012 Examinations (Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test, an All India level competition examination for Pharmacy students) as Chief Co-ordinator, for the first time in India. He was the Chairman, Co-ordinating and Advisory committee, AICTE, New Delhi for three years from May 2009 to June 2012. He was The Chief Co-ordinator, Q.I.P. (Pharmacy) Nodal Centre (AICTE, New Delhi) at The M. S. University of Baroda, for two years (2010-2012). He has been involved in various Boards of studies and other academic bodies of various universities as a member. Dr Yadav has remained as expert member in various selection committees at National level in different universities and at the M. S. University of Baroda. In the M.S. University of Baroda, Dr Yadav was a member of a number of constitutional bodies/committees of the University continuously for many years, and Chairman, Board of studies in pharmacy for six years. At National level Dr. Yadav has remained the chairman/member of various bodies in AICTE, NBA and UGC. He was a member of Scientific Body of Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission, Ministry of Health and Family welfare, Govt. of India, New Delhi from July 2012 to June 2017.
Contact Information
Office Phone9426721112
Specialization Areas
Subject Taught UG
Subject Taught PG