Dr. Manash Pratim Pathak

Dr. Manash Pratim Pathak

Associate Professor

  • Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science


Name: Specialization:
Dr. Manash Pratim Pathak Pharmacology


Qualification Board/University Year
PhD Dibrugarh University 2021
M.Pharm Sikkim University 2013
B.Pharm University of North Bengal 2010


Personal Interest

Listening to music, reading books.

Working Experience

Year Organization Position Responsibilities
September, 2013 to June, 2014

Assam Agriculture University. Guwahati Campus, Assam. India.

Junior Research Fellow Pharmacological Research
March, 2015 to February, 2020
  1. Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, Assam, India.
  2. Defence Research Laboratory, Tezpur, Assam, India
Doctoral Research Scholar

Pharmacological Research

February, 2020 to April, 2021 Pratiksha Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guwahati. Assam, India Assistant Professor Teaching and Research
June, 2021 to July, 2023 Assam down town University, Guwahati. Assam, India Assistant Professor Teaching and Research
August, 2023 to Present Assam down town University, Guwahati. Assam, India Associate Professor Teaching and Research




  1. Pathak, M.P., Patowary, P., Chattopadhyay, P., Barbhuiya, P.A., Islam, J., Gogoi, J., and Wankhar, W. 2023. Obesity-associated airway hyperresponsiveness: mechanisms underlying inflammatory markers and possible pharmacological interventions. Endocrine, Metabolic and Immune Disorders-Drug Targets; (Accepted) (IF: 1.9)
  2. Barbhuiya, P.A., Arman, A., Paul, H., Sen, S., Dey, B.K., Pathak, M.P. 2003. An updated review on the early detection and drug development targeting breast cancer, Current Women`s Health Reviews; 20, pp. e130723218685. (IF: 0.4)
  3. Saikia, R., Pathak, K., Das, A., Tayeng, D., Ahmed, M.Z., Das, J., Bordoloi, S. and Pathak, M.P., 2023. Design, QSAR methodology, synthesis, and assessment of some structurally different xanthone derivatives as selective Cox-2 inhibitors for their anti-inflammatory properties. Medicinal Chemistry (Shariqah (United Arab Emirates)). (IF: 2.3)
  4. Pathak, K., Pathak, M.P., Saikia R., Gogoi, U., Das, R.J., Patowary, P., Kaishap P.P., Bordoloi S., Das, J., Sarma, H, Ahmad, M.Z., and Das, A. 2023. Therapeutic Repurposing of Antidiabetic Drugs in Diabetes-associated Comorbidities, Current Drug Therapy; 18. (IF: 0.6)
  5. Pathak, M.P., Patowary, P., Das, A., Sen, S., Dey, B.K., Chattopadhyay, P., Deka, S. 2023. A Pragmatic Plan for a COVID-19 Combat-ready Improvised Face mask with an Anti-viral filter: Utilizing North-East Indian Medicinal Plants. Annals of Multidisciplinary Research, Innovation and Technology (AMRIT). 2, pp. 54-60
  6. Kumar, M., Zaman, M.K., Das, S., Goyary, D., Pathak, M.P., Chattopadhyay, P. 2023. Transient Receptor Potential Vanilloid (TRPV4) channel inhibition: A novel promising approach for the treatment of lung diseases. Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy. 163. pp. 114861. (IF: 7.5)
  7. Das, A., Pathak, M.P., Pathak, K., Saikia, R., Gogoi, U. 2023. Herbal medicine for the treatment of obesity-associated asthma: a comprehensive review. Frontiers in Pharmacology. 14.  https://doi.org/10.3389/fphar.2023.1186060 (IF: 5.6)
  8. Chanu, N.R., Gogoi, P., Barbhuiya, PA., Dutta, PP., Pathak, MP., Sen, S. 2023 Natural Flavonoids as Potential Therapeutics in the Management of Diabetic Wound: A Review. Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry. (Accepted) (IF: 3.4)
  9. Ahmad, M.Z, Ahmad, J.,  Ahmad, U., Abdel-Wahab, BA., Lahiq, AA.,  Khan, ZN., Pathak, K., Rizwanullah, Md., Warsi, MH., Saikia, R., Pathak, MP., Munir, S. 2023. Nanomaterials in Cancer Immunotherapy: A Spotlight on Breast Cancer. Science of Advanced Materials. 15, pp.1-34. (IF: 1.474)
  10. Bhattacharjee, R., Pathak, K., Das, J., Bordoloi, S., Pathak, MP., Barbhuiya, PA., Saikia, R. 2023. Therapeutic potential of gut microbiota in child health. Anti-infective agents.
  11. Pathak, M.P., Pathak, K., Saikia, R., Gogoi, U., Patowary, P., Chattopadhyay, P., Das., A. 2023. Therapeutic potential of bioactive phytoconstituents found in fruits in the treatment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: A comprehensive review. Heliyon. (Accepted) (IF: 4)
  12. Pathak, K., Saikia, R., Sharma, H., Pathak, M.P., Das, R.J., Gogoi, U., Ahmad, MZ., Das, A., Wahab, B.A.A. 2023. Nanotheranostics: application of nanosensors in diabetes management. Journal of Diabetes & Metabolic Disorders.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s40200-023-01206-4 (IF: 2.8)


  1. Das, P.K., Ahmed, S., Dutta, P.P., Gogoi, P., Pathak, M.P., Dey, B.K., Sen, S. 2022. Plants with Analgesic and Anti-Inflammatory Potential: A Review on Folk Medicinal Plants of Upper Assam, India. Annals of Multidisciplinary Research, Innovation and Technology (AMRIT). 1, pp. 35-47.
  2. Pathak, K., Pathak, M.P., Saikia, R.,Gogoi, U.,  Sahariah, J.J., Das, A. 2023. Cardioprotective activities of some Indian spices: An insight into its pharmacology and phytochemical investigation. Current Traditional Medicine. 10 (1), e100223213570
  3. Gogoi, U., Pathak, K., Saikia, R., Pathak, M.P., Paul, T., Khan, S.A., Das, A.  2022. Recent Advances on Natural and Non-natural Xanthones as Potential Anticancer agents: A review. A review. Medicinal Chemistry (Shariqah (United Arab Emirates)). DOI: 10.2174/1573406419666221226093311. (IF: 2.329) 
  4. Barbhuiya, P.A., Laskar, A.M., Mazumdar, H., Dutta, P.P., Pathak, M.P., Dey, B.K. and Sen, S., 2022. Ethnomedicinal Practices and Traditional Medicinal Plants of Barak Valley, Assam: a systematic review. Journal of Pharmacopuncture25(3), pp.149-185.
  5. Pathak, M.P., Pathak, K., Saikia, R., Gogoi, U., Ahmad, MZ., Patowary, P., Das, A. 2022.  Immunomodulatory effect of mushrooms and their bioactive compounds in cancer: A comprehensive review, Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, 149 (2022), pp. 112901 (IF: 7.419)
  6. Pathak, K., Pathak, M.P.,  Saikia, R., Gogoi, U.,  Sahariah, J.J., Zothantluanga, J.H., Samanta, A.,  and Das, A.  2021. Cancer chemotherapy via natural bioactive compounds. Current Drug Discovery Technologies. DOI: 10.2174/1570163819666220331095744 


  1. Pathak, M.P., Patowary, P., Goyary, D., Das, A. and Chattopadhyay, P., 2021. β-caryophyllene ameliorated obesity-associated airway hyperresponsiveness through some non-conventional targets. Phytomedicine89, p.153610. (IF: 6.656)
  2. Pathak, M.P., Patowary, P., Das, A., Goyary, D., Karmakar, S., Bhutia, Y.D., Roy, P., Das, S. and Chattopadhyay, P., 2021. Crosstalk between AdipoR1/AdipoR2 and Nrf2/HO‐1 signal pathways activated by β‐caryophyllene suppressed the compound 48/80 induced pseudo‐allergic reactions. Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology. 48 (11), pp. 1523-1536. (IF: 2.963)
  3. Sen, S., Chakraborty, Raja., Kalita, Pratap and Pathak, M.P., 2021. Diabetes mellitus and COVID-19: Understanding the association in light of current evidences. World Journal of Clinical Cases. 9 (28), pp. 8327 (IF: 1.534)
  4. Gogoi, U., Das, A., Pathak, M.P., Chattopadhyay, P., Johari, S., 2021. Design, Synthesis, Computational and Biological Evaluation of Two New Series of 1, 3- and 1,6-dihydroxy xanthone Derivatives as Selective COX-2 Inhibitors. Letters in Drug Design and Discovery,  18 (9), 884-914 (IF: 1.099)
  5. Chakrabarti, S; Mazumder, B; Rajkonwar, J; Pathak, MP; Patowary, P and Chattopadhyay, P., 2021. bFGF and collagen matrix hydrogel attenuates burn wound inflammation through activation of ERK and TRK pathway. Scientific Reports, 11 (1), pp. 1-10 (IF: 4.996)


  1. Patowary, P., Pathak, M.P., Kishor, S., Roy, P.K., Das, S., Chattopadhyay, P. and Zaman, K., 2020. Cardiopulmonary function and dysregulated cardiopulmonary reflexes following acute oleoresin capsicum exposure in rats. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 405, p.115188. (IF: 4.46)
  2. Pathak, M.P., Das, A., Patowary, P., and Chattopadhyay, P., 2020. Contentious role of ‘Good Adiponectin’ in pulmonary and cardiovascular diseases: Is adiponectin directed therapy a boon or a ban?. Biochimie, 175. pp. 106-119. (IF: 4.372)
  3. Patowary, P., Pathak, M.P., Zaman, K., Dwivedi, S. K., Chattopadhyay, P., 2020. Innate inflammatory response to acute inhalation exposure of riot control agent oleoresin capsicum in female rats: interplay between neutrophil mobilization and inflammatory markers. Experimental Lung Research. 46 (3-4), pp. 81-97. (IF: 2.375)
  4. Chattopadhyay, P., Pathak, M.P., Patowary, P., Chakrabarti, S., Goyary, D., Karmakar, S., Dwivedi, S. K., 2020. Synthesized atropine nanoparticles ameliorate airway hyperreactivity and remodeling in a murine model of chronic asthma. Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology. 56, pp. 101507. (IF: 5.062)


  1. Marbaniang, D., Das, R.J., Pal, P., Saikia, A., Pathak, M,P., Mandal, S., Bora, N,S., Das, A,K., Chattopadhyay, P., Ray, S., Mazumder. B. 2019. Extended Release Floating Microballoons Containing Clerodendrum colebrookianum Extract: In vitro in vivo Evaluation. Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research. 53. pp. S246-S254. (IF: 0.843)


  1. Pathak , M.P., Policegoudra,  R.S., Goyary, D., Das, A., Mandal, S., Chakraborti, S., Bora, N.S., Islam, J., Patowary, P., Raju,  P.S, Chattopadhyay, P., 2018. Safety evaluation of an oat grain alkaloid gramine by genotoxicity assays. Drug and Chemical Toxicology. 41(2), pp.147-154. (IF: 2.597)
  2. Mandal, S., Pathak, M.P., Sharma Bora, N., Patowary, P., Barman, P.K., Kishor, S., Goyary, D., Verma, N. and Chattopadhyay, P., 2018. Determination of LCt50 of aerosolized paraquat and its pulmonary toxic implications in non-anesthetized rats. Drug and Chemical Toxicology. 42. pp.1-7. (IF: 2.597)


  1. Patowary, P., Pathak, M.P., Zaman, K., Raju, P.S. and Chattopadhyay, P., 2017. Research progress of capsaicin responses to various pharmacological challenges. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy. 96, pp.1501-1512. (IF: 7.419)
  2. Basu, A., Das, A.S., Sharma, M., Pathak, M.P., Chattopadhyay, P., Biswas, K. and Mukhopadhyay, R., 2017. STAT3 and NF-κB are common targets for kaempferol-mediated attenuation of COX-2 expression in IL-6-induced macrophages and carrageenan-induced mouse paw edema. Biochemistry and Biophysics Reports. 12, pp.54-61.
  3. Bora, N.S., Pathak, M.P., Mandal, S., Mazumder, B., Policegoudra, R., Raju, P.S. and Chattopadhyay, P., 2017. Safety assessment and toxicological profiling of a novel combinational sunprotective dermal formulation containing melatonin and pumpkin seed oil. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology. 89, pp.1-12. (IF: 3.598)
  4. Islam, J., Zaman, K., Chakrabarti, S., Sharma, B.N., Mandal, S., Pathak, M.P, Srinivas, R.P. and Chattopadhyay, P., 2017. Validated RP-HPLC/DAD Method for the Quantification of Insect Repellent Ethyl 2-Aminobenzoate in Membrane-Moderated Matrix Type Monolithic Polymeric Device. Journal of Chromatographic Science. 55(6), pp.645-653. (IF: 1.555)


  1. Islam, J., Zaman, K., Chakrabarti, S., Bora, N.S., Pathak, M.P., Mandal, S., Junejo, J.A. and Chattopadhyay, P., 2016. Exploration of ethyl anthranilate-loaded monolithic matrix-type prophylactic polymeric patch. Journal of Food and Drug Analysis. 25 (4), pp.968-975. (IF: 6.157)
  2. Patowary, P., Roy., K., Barua, C.C., Pathak, M.P.,  Haloi., P., 2015. Influence Of Acetaminophen On Serotonergic Mediated Behaviours In Mice. Journal Of Veterinary Pharmacology And Toxicology. 14, pp.49-54.


  1. Mazumder, S. and Pathak, M.P., 2014. Acute And 28-Day Repeated Dose Toxicity Of Averrhoa Carambola Leaves Ethanolic Extract In Rodents. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research. 5(11), pp.4800-4807.
  2. Banerjee, S., Chattopadhyay, P., Ghosh, A., Pathak, M.P., Gogoi, J. and Veer, V., 2014. Protection by a transdermal patch containing eserine and pralidoxime chloride for prophylaxis against (±)-Anatoxin A poisoning in rats. European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 56, pp.28-36. (IF: 5.112)
  3. Chattopadhyay, P., Banerjee, S., Pathak, M.P., Agnihotri, A., Karmakar, S., Goyary, D., Dhiman, S. and Veer, V., 2014. Acute and subchronic dermal toxicity of Vitex negundo essential oil. Cutaneous and Ocular Toxicology. 33(1), pp.16-21. (IF: 1.974)


  1. Banerjee, S., Chattopadhyay, P., Ghosh, A., Pathak, M.P., Singh, S. and Veer, V., 2013. Acute dermal irritation, sensitization, and acute toxicity studies of a transdermal patch for prophylaxis against (±) anatoxin-A poisoning. International Journal of Toxicology. 32(4), pp.308-313. (IF: 2.380)


Book Chapter:



  1. Das, A; Pathak, MP; Pathak, K; Gogoi, U. and Saikia, R. 2022. Changes in the regulation of energy metabolism in chronic diseases using functional foods and Nutraceuticals in S Mohan, S Abdollahi, Y Pathak (eds),  Application of Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals for Chronic Diseases. 1st edition, CRC Press.
  2. Das, A; Pathak, K; Pathak, MP; Gogoi, U; Saikia, R. and Acharya, NS. 2022. Potential of Herbal platforms drug delivery in treating Malaria in  R Shegokar, Y Pathak (eds), Malaria and Drug Delivery Systems,1st edition, Springer.
  3. Das, A; Pathak, K; Pathak, MP; Gogoi, U. and Saikia, R. 2002. NRF2 The aging liver in KFA Soliman and Y Pathak (eds), Flavonoids and Anti-Aging: Activation of The Transcription Factor Nuclear Erythroid 2-Related Factor2. 1st edition, CRC Press.


  1. Pathak, K; Gogoi, U; Pathak, MP; Saikia, R. and Das, A. 2021. Modified Marine Antidiabetics: An insight into their sources, chemistry, SAR and molecular mechanisms in A.U. Rahman (ed), Studies in “Natural Product Chemistry (Bioactive Natural Products)” Elsevier Science.
  2. Das, A; Pathak, MP; Patowary, P. and Das, S. 2021. ‘Introduction to physiology of lung from drug delivery perspective’ in Y Pathak & N Islam (eds), Lung Targeted Drug Delivery Systems: Recent Trends and Clinical Evidences. CRC Press
  3. Patowary, P; Pathak, MP; Chattopadhyay, P; Zaman, K. 2021. ‘Nanomedicine for the Management of Pulmonary Disorders’ in Y Pathak & N Islam (eds), Lung Targeted Drug Delivery Systems: Recent Trends and Clinical Evidences. CRC Press
  4. Pathak, K; Pathak, MP; Gogoi, U; Saikia, R. and Das, A. 2021. COVID19: Preventive and Protective Control Management Strategies’, Coronaviruses. Bentham Science, 2021, Vol. 02


  1. Das, A; Saikia, R., Pathak, K., Gogoi, U. and Pathak, M.P. 2020. ‘Anti-diabetic Nano-formulation from Herbal Source’ in MK Das & Y Pathak (eds), Nano Medicine and Nano Safety-Recent Trends and Clinical Evidences. Springer Nature Singapore Pvt. Ltd.
  2. Das, A; Pathak, K., Pathak, M.P., Chattopadhyay, P., Saikia, R., Sahu, S. and Gogoi, U. 2020. ‘Enzyme Inhibition’ in C. Singhla (ed), Recent Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Vol-3). AkiNik Publications.


  1. Bora, SN., Mazumder, B., Pathak, M.P. and Joshi, K. 2019. ‘Nanotechnology in Preventive and Emergency Healthcare’ in B. Mazumder, S Ray, P Pal & Y Pathak (eds), Nanotechnology: Therapeutic, Nutraceutical, and Cosmetic Advances, CRC Press.


  1. Das, A., Pathak, M.P., Chattopadhyay, P. and Pathak, Y.V. 2017. ‘Gene-Based Dietary Advice and Eating Behavior’ in Y.V. Pathak & A.M. Ardekani, (eds), Nutrigenomics and Nutraceuticals: Clinical Relevance and Disease Prevention, CRC Press.


Awards & Achievements

Fellowships/Awards/Honours Authority/Institution
Best Researcher Award Assam down town University. Assam. India. (2023)
Faculty of the Month Assam down town University. Assam. India. (May 2023)
Best Researcher Award Assam down town University. Assam. India. (2022)
Faculty of the Month Assam down town University. Assam. India. (April 2022)
CSIR Foreign Travel Grant CSIR. New Delhi. India. (2018)
Congress Bursary Award WCP2018.  Kyoto. Japan. (2018)
Senior Research Fellow University Grant Commission, New Delhi, India (2017-20)
Junior Research Fellow University Grant Commission, New Delhi, India (2013-14)
GPAT (Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test) Conducted by AICTE, New Delhi (2013)
Postgraduate Scholarship (PGSPROF) University Grant Commission, New Delhi, India (2011-12)