Dr. Mehul Chorawala, M.Pharm, Ph.D.
Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy
Year started @ KBIPER: 2007
Contact info
Location: KBIPER college campus
Email: mehulchorawala@yahoo.com
Ph.D., Kadi Sarva Vishwavidyalaya, Gandhinagar, Gujarat
M.Pharm., Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
B.Pharm., Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Mehul R. CHorawala completed his B.Pharm, M.Pharm and Ph.D from K. B. Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research. Mehul R. Chorawala joined KBIPER in December, 2007 as a Lecturer in the department of pharmacology and clinical pharmacy. Mr. Chorawala has 1.5 years of industry experience in the area of Preclinical Pharmacology and Toxicological Research at Torrent Research Center.
At KBIPER, Mr. Chorawala is involved in teaching of Pharmacology, Human anatomy Physiology and Health Education (APHE), Pathophysiology and Pharmacokinetics to B.Pharm, M.Pharma and Pharm D. students. He is also involved in industrial sponsored project and research activities in the areas of preclinical Pharmacology.
Research area of interest
Toxicological studies, Molecular pharmacology, Pre-clinical research (Diabetes mellitus, obesity, liver failure, kidney failure, and inflammatory disorders)
Awards and Recognition
  • details: Secured 3rd position in Gujarat University in M.pharm --I.
  • Secured 2rd position in Gujarat University in M.pharm –II.
Indian Pharmacological Society
Selected book publications/patents
  1. Patent was published on high fat diet and lipopolysaccharide induced model for insulin resistance, type ii diabetes mellitus and obesity (patent application no. 2129/mum/2011 and filling date is 27th july, 2011).
  2. Devasrita U. Samal, Mehul R. Chorawala. Pattern Recognition Receptors: A Novel Therapeutic Target, Lambert Academic Publishing House, 978-3-659-27412-1.
Selected publications
  1. Chorawala MR, Trivedi VR, Dave DJ, Oza PM, Shah GB. Acute and Subacute Toxicity Studies of Cell Wall Contents of Probiotic (Lactobacillus Casei) in Wistar Rats And Swisss Albino Mice. RESEARCH JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL, BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL SCIENCES 2013;4(2):719-732.
  2. Chorawala MR, Oza PM, Trivedi VR, Deshpande SS, Shah GB. Lipopolysaccharide: An Overview. WORLD JOURNAL OF PHARMACY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES 2013;2(2):465-477.
  3. Chorawala MR, Trivedi VR, Dave DJ, Oza PM, Deshpande SS, Shah GB. Assessment of Toxicological Profile of Cell Wall Contents of Lactobacillus Acidophilus (Probiotic) in Wistar Rats and Swiss Albino Mice. ADVANCE RESEARCH IN PHARMACEUTICALS AND BIOLOGICALS 2012;2(4):329-337.
  4. Chorawala MR, Oza PM, Shah GB. Probiotics, Prebiotics and Synbiotics: A Health Benefit Supplement. RESEARCH JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL SCIENCES 2011;2(3);1101-1111.
  5. Chorawal MR, Patel RB, Shah GB. Egg-Albumin Sensitization Induced Alterations in Rats’ Respiratory Adenosine Receptors Sensitivity. ASIAN JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE AND RESEARCH 2011;1(1);49-62.
  6. Chorawala MR, Oza PM, Shah GB. Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology of Sigma Receptor. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE REVIEW AND RESEARCH 2011;10(1);45-53.
  7. Shah SS, Shah GB, Singh SD, Gohil PV, Chauhan K, Shah KA, Chorawala MR. Effect of Piperine in Regulation of Obesity Induced Dyslipidemia in High-Fat Diet Rats. INDIAN JOURNAL OF PHARMACOLOGY 2011;43(3);296-299.