Dr. Lakshmi M Sundar

Assistant Professor

Dr Lakshmi M Sundar is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry under the Faculty of Pharmacy, RUAS. Having started her teaching journey more than 8 years ago, she is engrossed in teaching modules that cover Medicinal Biochemistry, Chemistry of Natural Products, Advanced Spectral Analysis, Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Analysis. Engaged in research activities with a fellowship for the past 7 years, she focuses on topics like analytical and bio-analytical method development and validation, pattern profiling of herbal preparations and pharmacokinetics and metabolism studies of herbal drugs, phytochemicals and synthetic compounds.

She obtained her PhD in Pharmacokinetics and Metabolism from Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow (2006 – 2011).


  • Ph.D

    CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, U. P.

  • M. Pharma

    Shri Govindram Seskaria Institute of Technology and Science, Indore

  • B. Pharm

    Maharaji College of Pharmacy, Tamil Nadu


Total years of experience: 15.91 Years 

Research Interest

Pharmacokinetics and metabolism studies of small molecules, Development of natural compounds as therapeutics

Research Expertise

Bioanalytical method development by HPLC, LC-MS/MS, In vitro metabolism studies, In vivo Pharmacokinetic studies in animals

18 publications in Pubmed or Scopus indexed peer reviewed journals, 1 book chapter — Published by Royal Society of Chemistry 5 Abstracts in conference proceedings journal and book

  • GATE-Junior Research Fellowship for M. Pharm
  • CSIR-Junior Research and Senior Research Fellowship for Ph. D

  • Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA)