Dr. Papiya Bigoniya
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Dr. Papiya Bigoniya

DSKM College of Pharmacy, Bhopal, India

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Dr. Harisingh Gour University, Sagar, India

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Dr. Papiya Bigoniya completed her B. Pharm from Dr. H.S. Gour University, Sagar and M. Pharm in Pharmacology specialization from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. She received her Ph.D. degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Dr. H.S. Gour University, Sagar, under National Doctoral Fellowship awarded by All India Council of Technical Education. She is GATE95 qualified and a UGC Junior research fellow for 2 years during post-graduation. She served as a Faculty in Department of Pharmacy, Barkatullah University and Globus College of Pharmacy, Bhopal. Presently she is working as a Professor and Principal in Radharaman College of Pharmacy, Bhopal, India. She is a gold medalist in P.G Diploma in Pharmaceutical Management from IPER, Pune and done P.G Diploma in Public Health from Annamalai University, Tamilnadu. Her present research projects are focused on phytopharmacological work on active isolated constituents from Indian folklore medicine directed to explore their therapeutic potential and attempting on formulation of standardized product by following the modern herbal Ayurvedic monographs and international guidelines. She has 84 National and International publications in peer reviewed journals, contributed in 8 book series and has presented more than 76 papers in various conferences, workshops, seminars, SDPs and training programs. She is having 17 years of experience in research and teaching viz. Anatomy & physiology, Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, Clinical pharmacy, Quality assurance and Drug regulatory affairs in graduate and post graduate departments. She is supervising a number of post graduate and doctoral students. She is also serving the international scientific community by extending expertise as Editorial Board member, reviewer and referee in number of journals including Elsevier, Taylor & Francis, Academic Journals, Science Alert and BioMed Central. Dr. P. Bigoniya is life member of IPA, APTI, InPharm and IPS societies. Dr. Bigoniya also has working experience of Principal Investigator in research projects sponsored by government bodies like UGC, AICTE, MPCST and DRDO.

Area of Interest:

Pharmacology and Toxicology
Herbal Formulation
Drug Regulatory Affair
Public Health

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Bigoniya, P., 2009. Pharmacovigilance of herbal medicines: Current status and future strategies. J. Pharm. Rev., 7: 77-88.
  2. Bigoniya, P., A. Shukla, G.P. Agrawal and A.C. Rana, 2008. Pharmacological screening of Wrightia tinctoria bark hydro-alcoholic extract. Asian J. Exp. Sci., 22: 235-244.
  3. Bigoniya, P., 2008. Ethnopharmacology in herbal drug development. J. Pharm. Rev., 6: 109-116.
  4. Bigoniya, P. and A.C. Rana, 2008. Immunomodulatory activity of Euphorbia neriifolia leaf hydro-alcoholic extract in rats. Indian Dru., 45: 90-97.
  5. Bigoniya, P. and A.C. Rana, 2008. A comprehensive Phyto-pharmacological review of Euphorbia neriifolia Linn. J. Pham. Rev., 2: 57-66.
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  6. Bigoniya, P., Rana and A.C. Lariya, 2007. Immunomodulatory activity of Wrightia tinctoria bark alcoholic extract on rats. Current Pharma. Res. J., 1: 1-9.
  7. Bigoniya, P. and A.C. Rana, 2007. Wound healing activity of Euphorbia neriifolia leaf extract. J. Nat. Remedies, 7: 94-101.
  8. Bigoniya, P., A.C. Rana and G.P. Agrawal, 2006. Evaluation of the antiulcer activity of hydro-alcoholic extract of Wrightia tinctoria bark in experimentally induced acute gastric ulcers on rat. J. Nig. Nat. Prod. Med., 10: 36-40.
  9. Bigoniya, P. and A.C. Rana, 2006. Comparative macroscopic microscopic and Physico-chemical studies and quantitative physical evaluation of Wrightia tinctoria seed fibres with cotton and jute. Planta Indica, 2: 44-50.
  10. Bigoniya, P., V. Shrivastava and A.C. Rana, 2005. Effect of coconut milk on bioavailability of isoniazide. J. Asian Exp. Sci., 19: 93-102.
  11. Bigoniya, P. and A.C. Rana, 2005. Psychopharmacological profile of hydro-alcoholic extract of Euphorbia neriifolia leaves in mice and rats. Indian J. Exp. Biol., 43: 859-862.