Ph.D. Industrial Toxicology Research Centre 1984

Prof. Kiran Kalia, Ph. D


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Research Interest

    Proteomic markers for Diabetic nephropathy from urine, Genomic markers for the susceptibility of Diabetic retinopathy, Genomic alterations in Oral Cancer, Environmental Biotechnology & Metal Toxicology studies.


  • November 2014 – Present:
    Director, NIPER-Ahmedabad, Palaj, Gandhinagar
  • September 1998 – Present:
    Professor, Department of Biosciences,Sardar Patel University, V. V.Nagar,Anand
  • October 1987 - September 1998:
    Reader, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Anand
  • March 1986 – October 1987:
    Lecturer, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Anand
  • November 1985 – February 1986:
    Research Associate, Anand Agriculture University, Anand
  • April 1984 – October 1985:
    Research Associate*, Industrial Toxicology Research Centre, Lucknow
  • January 1980 – April 1984:
    Research Fellow*, Industrial Toxicology Research Centre, Lucknow * Awarded JRF, SRF and Research Associate ship as a direct fellow of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi, India



  • 8th International Prestigious "Sardar Patel Award – 2013” in the field of "Women Empowerment” by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Foundation, Delhi (2014).
  • Overseas research associate ship, Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi, to work at Purdue University, USA (2006-2007).
  • Hariom Ashram Award of Best Research Paper (2007).
  • Best Research Paper Award of Faculty of Sciences, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar (2005).
  • Indian National Science Academy (INSA) Research fellowship to work at NII, New Delhi.
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Fellowships JRF, SRF, and Research Associate ships during pre and post Ph.D. research.
  • National Award of Bharat Scout and Guide by His Excellence President of India Shri V.V. GIRI recognizing as PRESIDENT GUIDE of India (1974).


Research Papers: 74

  • Thakkar S, Shah V, Misra M, Kalia K. Nanocrystal Based Drug Delivery System: Conventional and Current Scenario. Recent Patents on Nanotechnology. DOI: 10.2174/1872210510666161014122439. (2017) [Impact Factor:0.5]
  • Tambe V, Thakkar S, Raval N, Sharma D, Kalia K, Tekade RK. Surface Engineered Dendrimers in Sirna Delivery and Gene Silencing. Current pharmaceutical design, 23.DOI:10.2174 /1381612823666170314104619 (2017) [Impact Factor: 3.5]
  • Sharma D, Bhattacharya P, Kalia K, Tiwari V. Diabetic nephropathy: New insights into established therapeutic paradigms and novel molecular targets. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 128, 91-108.DOI: j.diabres.2017.04.010.(2017) [Impact Factor: 3.639]
  • Gorain B, Tekade M, Kesharwani P, Iyer AK, Kalia K, Tekade RK. The use of nanoscaffolds and dendrimers in tissue engineering. Drug Discovery Today, 22, 652-664. DOI:10.1016/ j.drudis.2016.12.007(2017) [Impact Factor: 5.7]
  • Thakkar S, Shah V, Misra M, Kalia K. Nanocrystal Based Drug Delivery System: Conventional And Current Scenario. Recent Patents on Nanotechnology, 10. DOI:10.2174/1872210510666161014122439. (2016) [Impact Factor: 0.5]
  • Sejal Shah,Dhara Jajal,Girish Mishra,Kiran Kalia.Genetic profile of PTEN gene in Indian oral squamous cell carcinoma primary tumors. Journal of Oral Pathology and Medicine (2016).46 (2),106–111
  • Sejal Shah, Siddharth Shah, Harish Padh, and Kiran Kalia. Genetic alterations of the PIK3CA oncogene in human oral squamous cell carcinoma in an Indian population. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology Oral Radiology, (2015) DOI:
  • Hitesh Patel and Kiran Kalia. Polymorphisms in Mn-SOD and EC-SOD gene and risk of nephropathy in Western Indian type 2 diabetic patients. International journal of diabetes in developing countries, 33(4): 229-235 (2013)DOI 10.1007/s13410-013-0156-9.
  • Mohan S., Kiran Kalia, Mannari, J. Urinary IgG is a Pure Strong Indicator of Diabetic Nephropathy than Microalbuminuria in Type 2 Diabetic Patient. International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries, 33(1): 46-54 (2012) DOI 10.1007/s13410-012-0104-0.
  • Sandesh Mohan, Kiran Kalia, Jyoti Mannari. Association Between Urinary IgG and Relative Risk for Factors Affecting Proteinuria in Type 2 Diabetic Patients. Ind J Clin Biochem. 27(4): 333-339 (2012) DOI 10.1007/s12291-012-0227-6.
  • Mohan S., Kiran Kalia, Mannari J. Diabetic Nephropathy and Associated Risk Factors for Renal Deterioration. International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries, 32(1): 52-59 (2012) DOI 10.1007/s13410-011-0047-x.
  • Patel, H.V., Kiran Kalia, Mannari J. Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) gene polymorphism increases the susceptibility of diabetic nephropathy in Western Indian Type 2 diabetic patients.International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries, 31(4): 223-228 (2012).
  • Parmar Simon, Patel Hitesh Vashrambhai, and Kiran Kalia. Hepatoprotective activity of some plants extract against paracetamol induced hepatotoxicity in rats. J Herbal Med Toxicol 4.2: 101-106 (2010).
  • Joshi, D.N.., Flora S.J.S. and Kiran Kalia. Bacillus species strain DJ1. potent arsenic hypertolerent bacterium isolated from the industrial effluent of India. Journal of hazardous Material, 166: 1500-1505(2009) DOI 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2008.12.127.
  • Kiran Kalia, Wendy Jiang and Wei Zheng. Manganese Accumulates Primarily in Nuclei of Cultured Brain Cells. Neuro toxicology, 29(3): 453-459 (2008) DOI 10.1016/j.neuro.2008.02.012.
  • Kiran Kalia, Gagan Deep Narula, G.M.Kannan and S.J.Flora. Effects of combined administration of captopril and DMSA on arsenite induced oxidative stress and blood and tissue arsenic concentration in rats. Comparitive Biochemistry and Physiology, C144: 372-379 (2007) DOI 10.1016/j.cbpc.2006.11.001.
  • Gaurav S. Dave and Kiran Kalia. Hyperglycemia induced oxidative stress in type-1 and type-2 diabetic patients with and without nephropathy. Cellular and Molecular Biology, 53: 68-78 (2007) DOI 10.1170/T820.
  • Kiran Kalia, and Swaran JS Flora. Strategies for safe and effective therapeutic measures for chronic arsenic and lead poisoning. Journal of occupational health 47.1: 1-21 (2005) DOI 10.1539/joh.47.1.
  • Kiran Kalia, Seema Sharma and Kinnari Mistry. Non enzymatic glycosylation of immunoglobulins in Diabetic nephropathy. Clin. Chem. Acta. 347: 169-176 (2004) DOI 10.1016/j.cccn.2004.04.016.
  • Kiran Kalia. Effect of interaction of metals on some biomolecules Thesis submitted to Lucknow University (1984).
Complete list
Book Chapters:
National : 30
International: 45
Completed 14
Ongoing 1
PhD Guided:
Completed 18
Ongoing 5
MS Dissertation:
Completed: 42
Ongoing: 04
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