ILS Scientists listed among World’s Most Influential Scientists


Bhubaneswar: ILS scientists Dr. Sanjeeb Sahoo, Dr. Amaresh C. Panda, and Prof. Pulok Kumar Mukherjee are listed among the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds’ in 2022.

The list is published by Prof. Ioannidis and his team from Stanford University enlisting 2% scientists of scientists worldwide in Elsevier. The list is created to enlist the most influential researchers based on citations, h-index, co-authorship adjusted hm-index, citations to papers in different authorship positions, and a composite indicator for career-long impact and single-year impact.

Dr. Sanjeeb Sahoo, Scientist, Institute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneswar, is featured in the sub-category of “Pharmacology & Pharmacy” and “Nanoscience & Nanotechnology” under the category of “Clinical Medicine”. Dr. Sahoo has published more than 100 peer-reviewed research papers, including review articles and book chapters in leading scientific journals of the utmost quality in this field. He has been granted 4 US patents; one EU patent on Nanotechnology-based targeted drug and gene delivery. Recently, one patented technology (Curcumin loaded polymeric sponge) for wound healing has been transferred to a Pharmaceutical company in India for commercialization. Presently his lab has been working on the areaphytonano medicine-based delivery system for cancer therapy.

Dr. Amaresh C. Panda, Scientist, Institute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneswar, has been featured in the subfield “Developmental Biology” and “Biochemistry & Molecular Biology” under the field of “Biomedical Research”. He has published about fifty scientific articles in peer-reviewed international journals, which are highly cited by the research community, making him in the top 2% of scientists list for the last three years consistently. Presently he is working to understand the role of poorly characterized circRNAs in muscle regeneration and insulin biosynthesis.

Prof. Pulok Kumar Mukherjee, Scientist & Director, IBSD and Director (Additional Charge), ILS is currently working on traditional medicine-inspired drug discovery and development from Indian medicinal plants with major emphasis on their validation, formulation, and standardization, metabolomics profiling, safety, and related aspects.  He is also a fellow of the National Academy of Agriculture Science (FNAAS); the National Academy of Science, India (FNASc); and the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK (FRSC).

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