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ISSN 2319-4820(Print)

        2582-4783 (Online)


Chief Editor

Dr. H. K. Sharma

Associate Editor

Dr. H. R. Bhat

Aims and Scope

The Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Research provides a medium for publication of novel research papers and review articles from the areas of Pharmaceutics, Bio pharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics, Novel & Targeted Drug Delivery, Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology, Pharmaceutical Technology, Medicinal & Pharmaceutical Chemistry,  Natural Product Research and Polymer Sciences, Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Pharmaceutical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Education. 



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Editorial Board

Chief Editor

Dr. H. K. Sharma

Associate Editor

Dr. H. R. Bhat


Editorial Board

Dr. L. K. Nath Dr. M. K. Das

A. Shakya

H. Pathak

Dr. S. K. Ghosh Dr. A. Das

Dr. B. Bhuyan

N. Ahmed

Dr. D. Chetia Dr. Md. K. Zaman

P. Rajak


Dr. B. Mazumder Dr. B. B. Kakoti

Dr. S Sahu



Editorial Advisory Board

Prof. Y. V. Pathak

Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs,

College of Pharmacy, University of South Florida

12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd, MDC 030

Tampa FL 33612, USA

Tel: 01-813-974-1026

E mail: [email protected]


Dr. Anil Chhettry

Associate Vice President

Pharmaceutical Sciences Society


5 Giralda Farms

Madison, NJ 07940


Email: [email protected]


Dr. J. Mahanta

Distinguished Scientist Chair, ICMR

Former Director, Regional Medical Research Centre for Northeast

Indian Council of Medical Research, 

E mail: jmahanta@gmail.com


Dr. M. K. Chattopdhyay                 

Senior Principal Scientist (Retd),

Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CCMB),

Hyderabad, INDIA.

E-mail: [email protected]


Dr. S. Sharaf

Professor, University Institute of Pharmacy
Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University
Raipur, Chhattisgarh, INDIA

(Ex- Vice Chancellor
Durg University, Chhattisgarh)

E-mail: [email protected]



Prof. R. C. Deka                                          

Department of Chemical Sciences

Tezpur University, Assam, INDIA

E-mail: [email protected]


Prof. T. K. Maji

Department of Chemical Sciences

Tezpur University, Assam, INDIA

E-mail: [email protected]


Dr. P.  Chattopadhyay

Scientist-F and Deputy Director

Defence Research laboratory

DRDO, Tezpur, Assam

E-mail: [email protected]


Prof. B. Mukherjee

Department of Pharmaceutical Technology                                            

Jadavpur University, Kolkata (WB), INDIA

E-mail: [email protected]


Prof. Durga Prasad Panda

Director cum Principal

J. K. College of Pharmacy,

Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh)-495 009, INDIA

E-mail: [email protected]


Dr Sushama Talegaonkar

Dept. of Pharmaceutics,

Delhi Pharma Sciences and Research University (DPSRU)

Pushp Vihar, Sector 3, 

New Delhi-17, INDIA

E-mail: [email protected]


Dr. S. Maity

Department of Pharmacy

Indira Gandhi National Tribal University

Amarkantak (MP), INDIA

E-mail: [email protected]


Call for Papers

Call for Papers

Manuscripts (Research article, Review Article, Opinion paper, Short communication, Letters to the Editor, Book review) are invited for the Journal Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Research (CTPR), [ISSN: 2319-4820 (Print); 2582-4783 (Online)]; a peer reviewed journal published bi-annually by the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dibrugarh University.

Completed manuscript as per the journal format may be submitted via e-mail to [email protected] and [email protected]

For details about the journal and the terms of submission of the manuscript, kindly visit https://dibru.ac.in/ctpr

Manuscript Submission

Submit Manuscript
All submissions should be made to the Editor via e-mail to [email protected] and [email protected] (Please send to both e-mail addresses) preferably in Microsoft Word format. Each manuscript must be accompanied by a statement that it has not been published elsewhere and that it has not been submitted simultaneously for publication elsewhere. Authors are responsible for obtaining permission to reproduce copyrighted material from other sources. All submitted manuscripts will be peer reviewed and papers will be considered for publication upon advice received from referees. All accepted manuscripts become the property of the publisher.

Author's Guidelines

Download Author's Guidelines (pdf)

Download CTPR Author Template (docx)

Download Declaration Form ( doc)

Download Declaration Form (pdf)

Author’s Guidelines 

Authors may submit their manuscript under the following categories-

Research article, Review Article, Opinion paper, Short communication, Letters to the Editor, Book review.


Manuscripts are preferred in Microsoft Word format. All manuscripts must be written in concise English. Non English word including Latin terminology, plant, animal and microbiological species nomenclature, should be italicized. Documents must be typed on one side of the paper, Paper size B5, Line spacing 1.15 with Times New Roman font faced (Font size 12, Regular),with margins of one inch on all sides. Tables and figures should appear in the main text in the relevant portion. Number the pages consecutively throughout the manuscript. Author should also supply a short-ended version of the title suitable for the running head, not exceeding 50 character spaces. A report of plagiarism check should be submitted along with the manuscript and the same should be declared in the declaration form.
Manuscripts should be compiled in the following order: Title Page; Abstract; Key words; Main Text; Acknowledgments; References. List of tables and figures with captions (as a list) at last after references.


Completed manuscript as per the journal format along with signed declaration form may be submitted via e-mail to [email protected] and [email protected] (Please send to both e-mail addresses)

Title page

The first page should include (1) title of the paper (All capital, Font size 14, Bold), (2) names of each author (Font size 12, Bold), (3) names of department and institutions with which each author is affiliated (Font size 12, Regular), and (4) name, address, e-mail and phone number of corresponding author.

Running title, not exceeding 50 character space.


Each article should be summarized in an abstract not exceeding 250 words, italicised. The recommended format of a structured abstract with the following headings for an original article: Background, Objective, Materials and methods, Results, Discussion and conclusion. For a review article, it should be structured as follows: Background, Objective, Methods (including data sources, study selection and data extraction), Discussion and Conclusion. 3-5 keywords are required that are not in the title. Avoid abbreviations, diagrams and reference in the abstract.

Main text
The main text should have appropriate headings and subheadings. The text for Research articles should be set out as (1) Introduction, (2) Materials and Methods, (3) Results and Discussion and (4) Conclusion. Footnote to the text should not be used.

Introduction: This section should state the relevance and background to the study, and its rationale and purpose.

Methods: The section should include the detail information on apparatus, experimental procedures and statistical methods. Studies involving humans, both volunteers and patients, or animals require approval by an Institutional Ethical Committee prior to actually performing the research and publishing the data. 

Results: Present your results in logical sequence in the text, tables, and illustrations.

Discussion: This should include the research findings and their limitations, with reference to all other relevant studies.


This must summarize the main paper with major findings and possibilities for future research.
The body of a review article should be a comprehensive, evidence-based review of the literature, accompanied by critical analysis and leading to reasonable conclusions. Wherever appropriate details of the literature search methodology should be provided.

The Acknowledgments section details special thanks, personal assistance, dedications and financial support at the end of the manuscript before the references section.

References should be numbered consecutively in the text by giving number in bracket e.g. [1], [2], [3-6] etc. (Vancouver bracketed style).  Use of Reference Management software like Mendeley, Zotero etc. is advised. In case of web reference, full URL should be given with the date accessed.  Journal abbreviation should be used according to the List of standard Abbreviations.

  1. Markou CP, Lutostansky EM, Ku DN, Hanson SR. A novel method for efficient drug delivery. Ann Biomed Eng. 1998;26(3):502–11.
  2. Segal MR. Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology Re-Cracking the Nucleosome Positioning Code Re-Cracking the Nucleosome Positioning. Vol. 7. The Berkeley Electronic Press; 2008.
  3. Fonseca COP Da, Da TFQDS, Da M da GCC, Brown GA. Patent Application Publication ( 10 ) Pub . No.: US 2006 / 021. Evans, T.C., Gavrilovich, E., Mihai, R.C. and Isbasescu, I. EL. ( 12 ) Patent Application Publication ( 10 ) Pub . No .: US 2006 / 0222585 A1 Figure 1. Gridbridge. 2015;002(15):354. 2. Vol. 002, Gridbridge. 2015. p. 354.
  4. Harris JR. Isolation of the nuclear envelope. In: J. Robin Harris, John Graham DR, editor. Cell Biology Protocols. 2nd ed. John Wiley & Sons Ltd; 2006. p. 102–3.

Equation should be inserted using equation tool and should be numbered consecutively as per standard format.

Each table should be titled, and numbered with Arabic numbers (e.g., Table 3). Footnotes to the table should be suitably identified below the table. Do not use internal horizontal and vertical grids. They should be placed at appropriate places of the text.  Captions should be typed in normal face font (12 pt). Captions should additionally be typed, double spaced, on a separate sheet as a list of Tables.


All photographs, graphs and diagrams should be referred to as Figures and should be numbered in Arabic numerals (e.g., Fig. 3) consecutively according to the order in which they are first cited in the text. They should be placed at appropriate places of the text. Captions should be typed in normal face font (12 pt). Captions should additionally be typed, double spaced, on a separate sheet as a list of Figures.

Footnotes are not to be used except for designation of the corresponding author of the paper or current address information for an author (if different from that shown in the affiliation).

One set of proof will be sent to the corresponding author. Proof should be carefully checked and returned promptly. Alterations made in proof should be absolutely minimal.

Each corresponding author will receive a PDF file of the print version of their article.

Article processing charge
There is no publication charge.


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