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Gurjit Kaur Bhatti

Country of origin: India Currently in: India, Chandigarh General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Academic Background


2011 Doctorate Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Biological Systems and Organisms

Thrust area of my research involves nanotechnology and nanoformulations of statin drugs, pesticide toxicology, clinical biochemistry pharmacogenomics of hypertension, cardiovascular diseases and metabolic syndrome, oxidative stress in CVDs, and neurodegenerative diseases. Mitochondria-targeted nano-therapeutics.

Publications resulting from Research: 

Kaur N, Bhatti GK, Bhadada SK, Singh S, Bhatti JS. Genetic susceptibility of transcription factor 7-like 2 gene variant and risk of type 2 diabetes in Asian Indians. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research. 2019;12(5):151-155.

Bhatti J, Vijayvergiya R, Singh B, Bhatti GK. Genetic susceptibility of glutathione S‐transferase genes (GSTM1/T1 and P1) to coronary artery disease in Asian Indians. Annals of human genetics. 2018;82(6):448-456.

Bhatti GK, Kaur S, Vijayvergiya R, et al. ENPP1 K121Q functional variant enhances susceptibility to insulin resistance and dyslipidemia with metabolic syndrome in Asian Indians. International Journal of Diabetes and Metabolism. 2018;21(1-4):8-15.

Lohan S, Raza K, Mehta S, Bhatti GK, Saini S, Singh B. Anti-Alzheimer's potential of berberine using surface decorated multi-walled carbon nanotubes: a preclinical evidence. International journal of pharmaceutics. 2017;530(1-2):263-278.

Bhatti JS, Bhatti GK, Reddy PH. Mitochondrial dysfunction and oxidative stress in metabolic disorders—A step towards mitochondria based therapeutic strategies. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-Molecular Basis of Disease. 2017;1863(5):1066-1077.

Beg S, Jain S, Kushwah V, et al. Novel surface-engineered solid lipid nanoparticles of rosuvastatin calcium for low-density lipoprotein-receptor targeting: a Quality by Design-driven perspective. Nanomedicine (Lond). 2017;12(4):333-356.

Bhatti GK, Bhadada SK, Vijayvergiya R, Mastana SS, Bhatti JS. Metabolic syndrome and risk of major coronary events among the urban diabetic patients: North Indian Diabetes and cardiovascular disease study—NIDCVD-2. Journal of diabetes and its complications. 2016;30(1):72-78.

Bhatti JS, Sidhu I, Bhatti GK. Ameliorative action of melatonin on oxidative damage induced by atrazine toxicity in rat erythrocytes. Molecular and cellular biochemistry. 2011;353(1-2):139-149.

Bhatti GK, Bhatti JS, Kiran R, Sandhir R (2011) Alterations in Ca2+ homeostasis and oxidative damage induced by ethion in erythrocytes of Wistar rats: ameliorative effect of vitamin E. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology 31: 378–386

Bhatti GK, Kiran R, Sandhir R (2011) Modulation of ethion-induced hepatotoxicity and oxidative stress by vitamin E supplementation in male Wistar rats. Pesticide biochemistry and physiology 98 (1):26-32

Current profession

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Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Aug 2013
Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Post Doctoral Fellowship awarded by University Grants Commission Govt. of India
Nov 2014
International Travel Grant
International Travel Grant awarded by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India for attending an International Conference on Science and Technology held at Toronto, Canada from 14-15 Nov.2014.
Apr 2016
Best Poster Presentataion
Best Poster Award presented in “International Conference on Pharmacogenomics, proteomics in Drug Discovery, Development and Clinical Therapeutics-2016” held at Chitkara University, Punjab, India on Apr. 13th -14th, 2016.

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