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Name : Dr. Rinku Baishya
Designation : Scientist (Pharmacology)
Qualification : M.S. (Pharm.), NIPER Kolkata, Ph.D. (Pharmaceutical Sciences), CSIR-IICB, Kolkata, Post Doctoral Fellow, Ben Gurion University, Israel
Contact Details : Chemical Science &Technology Division, CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology, Jorhat, Assam-785006, Ph- 9874492416, Fax: 0376-2370011
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Research Interest
  • Screening of Natural and Synthetic compounds for Pharmacological Activity
  • Formulation of herbal drugs and evaluate its safety, efficacy and preparation of dosage form
  • Development of peptide conjugated drug delivery system
  • Studying application and development of effective long-term delivery systems for anti-cancer drugs, growth factors, gene therapy agents, vaccines, etc.
  • Development of animal models in mice and rats
  • Imaging and biodistribution studies
List of Publications (Most Recent Ten)
Total No. of Publications: 13
  • Baishya R, Nayak DK, Kumar D, Sinha S, Gupta A, Ganguly S, Debnath MC. Ursolic acid loaded PLGA nanoparticles : in vitro and in vivo evaluation to explore tumor targeting ability on B16F10 melanoma cell lines. Pharm Res. 2016 Nov;33(11):2691-703.
  • Sahu BP, Hazarika H, Bharadwaj R, Loying P, Baishya R, Dash S, Das MK. Curcumin-docetaxel co-loaded nanosuspension for enhanced anti-breast cancer activity. Expert Opin Drug Deliv. 2016 Aug;13(8):1065-74.
  • Gaonkar RH, Ganguly S, Baishya R, Dewanjee S, Sinha S, Gupta A, Ganguly S, Debnath MC. Exploring the Potential of 99mTc(CO)3-labeled triazolyl peptides for tumor diagnosis. Cancer Biother Radiopharm. 2016 Apr;31(3):110-7.
  • BS Satapathy, B Mukherjee, R Baishya, MC Debnath, NS Dey, R Maji. Lipid nanocarrier-based transport of docetaxel across the blood brain barrier. RSC Advances. 2016; 6 (88), 85261-85274
  • Baishya R, Nayak D, Karmakar S, Chattopadhyay S, Sachdeva S, Sarkar B, Ganguly S, Debnath M. Synthesis and Evaluation of Technetium-99m Labeled Bioreductive Pharmacophores Conjugated with Amino Acids and Peptides for Tumor Imaging. Chem Biol Drug Des. 2015; 85: 504–517.
  • Baishya R, Nayak DK, Chatterjee N, Halder KK, Karmakar S, Debnath MC. Synthesis, characterization, and biological evaluation of 99mTc(CO)3 -labeled peptides for potential use as tumor targeted radiopharmaceuticals. Chem Biol Drug Des. 2014 Jan;83(1):58-70.
  • Pranab Jyoti Das , Paramita Paul , Biswajit Mukherjee , Bhaskar Mazumder , Laboni Mondal , Rinku Baishya , Mita Chatterjee Debnath , and Kumar Saurav Dey. Pulmonary Delivery of Voriconazole Loaded Nanoparticles Providing A Prolonged Drug Level in Lungs- A Promise For Treating Fungal Infection. ACS Mol. Pharmaceutics 2015, 12 (8), pp 2651–2664.
  • Dipak Kumar Nayak, Rinku Baishya, Ramalingam Natarajan, Tuhinadri Sen and Mita Chatterjee Debnath. Tricarbonyl 99mTc(I) and Re(I)–thiosemicarbazone complexes: synthesis, characterization and biological evaluation for targeting bacterial infection. Dalton Trans., 2015,44, 16136-16148.
  • Nayak DK, Halder KK, Baishya R, Sen T, Mitra P, Debnath MC. Tricarbonyltechnetium(I) and tricarbonylrhenium(I) complexes of amino acids: crystal and molecular structure of a novel cyclic dimeric Re(CO)3-amino acid complex comprised of the OON donor atom set of the tridentate ligand. Dalton Trans.2013 Oct 7;42(37):13565-75.
  • Nayak DK, Baishya R, Halder KK, Sen T, Sarkar BR, Ganguly S, Das MK, Debnath MC. Evaluation of 99mTc(i)-tricarbonyl complexes of fluoroquinolones for targeting bacterial infection. Metallomics.2012 Nov;4(11):1197-208.
Awards and Fellowship
  • National Merit Scholarship (2007-2009) GATE-2007 {Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering} in Pharmaceutical Sciences conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.
  • Institute Gold Medal for Overall Excellence among all the students of Master of Science (Pharm.) who graduated in 2009 from National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Kolkata (an Institute of National Importance).
  • DAE-Senior Research Fellowship at CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Kolkata from May 2010 to April 2013.
  • CSIR-Senior Research Fellowsip at CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Kolkata from June 2013 to July 2014.
  • The PBC Fellowship Program for Outstanding Post-Doctoral Researchers from China and India 2015-16 for 3 years in Clinical Biochemistry and Pharmacology Department, Ben Gurion University, Israel.