Richie Rashmin Bhandare
  • Richie Rashmin Bhandare

  • Assistant Professor
  • Ext: 6227

Dr. Richie R. Bhandare is working as an Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry. Prior to joining AU, he was working as an Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences at NMIMS University, Mumbai, India for 3 years. He has completed his PhD from College of Pharmacy, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA. He has a Master's and Bachelor's degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from University of Mumbai, India.

  • PhD, School of Pharmacy, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA, 2013
  • M.Pharm, University of Mumbai, India, 2004
  • B.Pharm, University of Mumbai, India, 2002
  • Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, SPPSPTM SVKM's NMIMS University, India, 2013-2016
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Ajman University, Ajman, UAE, 2017 till date
Teaching Area
  • Medicinal & Pharmaceutical Chemistry I (PHA222) & II (PHA223)
  • Chemistry (CHM111)
  • Organic reaction method development
  • Microwave assisted synthesis
  • Muscarinic/serotonergic ligands design, synthesis and evaluation
  • Retinoic acid receptor ligands design and synthesis
  • Chalcone/Dihydropyrazoles as antibacterial/antifungal/anticancer agents
  • Microwave assisted Co-crystal formations
Conference Presentation
  • Investigation Into the Bioisosteric Approach in the Design, Synthesis and Evaluation of Muscarinic Receptor Ligands
  • Five-substituted 3, 3 diethyl-4, 5-dihydro-2 (3H)-furanones as muscarinic receptor ligands
  • Development of Benzylpiperazines as subtype selective muscarinic ligands.
  • Enzymatic Pretreatment to Facilitate Extraction of Isoflavones from Soja Hispida
  • Preparation and Physicochemical Characterization of Acyclovir C0-crystals by microwave synthesis
  • Microwave assisted synthesis of 3-benzyl 5-hydroxymethyl-1,3-oxazolidin-2-one utilized as scaffold for 5-HT2b receptor
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • Indian Pharmaceutical Association
  • Rho Chi
  • Faculty of 1000
  • ACS
  • Reviewer- Research In Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Bentham Science Brand Ambassador 2020-21
  • International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Research-Editorial Board Member
  • Editorial Board Member-Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmaceutical Drug Regulatory Affairs-Editorial Board Member
  • Certificate of Grant, Innovation Patent Australia