1st Edition

Medicinal Plants and Cancer Chemoprevention

Edited By Sapna Malviya, Neelesh Malviya Copyright 2024
    250 Pages 48 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally. Medicinal Plants and Cancer Chemoprevention provides information on the use of various herbal plants used as anticancer agents.  It discusses the traditional system of medicine and focuses on plant-derived compounds for cancer therapy with integrated approaches. Chapters present information on various medicinal plants that covers background and history, ethnomedical considerations, morphology, phytochemistry, and pharmacological properties. The book presents a scientific investigation on medicinal plants in managing cancer, reported mechanisms of action as anticancer activity, as well as covering the toxicological aspects of certain plants.

    KEY FEATURES:

    • Details information on plant-derived compounds for cancer therapy
    • Features information on methods of extraction and isolation of various phytoconstituents responsible for anticancer activity
    • Discusses herbal formulations and alternative approaches used for the management and treatment of cancer
    • Demonstrates the importance of alternative approaches including yoga, acupuncture, and dietary supplements to be effective in the management of cancer

    This book is helpful to botanists, researchers and practitioners in alternative and complementary medicine, and the herbal medicine research community.

    Chapter 1 Introduction to Cancer

    Chapter 2 Traditional System of Medicines: Plant-derived Compounds for Cancer Therapy

    Chapter 3 Medicinal Plants Having Anti-cancer Activity

    Chapter 4 Method of Extraction/Isolation of the Phytoconstituents Responsible for Anti-cancer Activity

    Chapter 5 Herbal Formulations Used for Treatment/Management of Cancer

    Chapter 6 Alternative Approaches for Treatment of Cancer

    Biography

    Prof. Dr. Sapna Malviya attained grants from the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Madhya Pradesh Council of Science & Technology, Bhopal (MPCST), Atomic Energy Regulatory, Mumbai & Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, and Ahmedabad in the field of pharmaceutical sciences. She is Innovation Ambassador, MOE Innovation Cell, Government of India and Institute Innovation Council, Ministry of Education Initiative, Chief Mentor & Advisor at MSME sponsored incubator. She has received her pharmaceutical education from B. R. Nahata College of Pharmacy, Mandsaur (M.P.). She is Qualified ZED Consultant to Pharmaceutical Industries.

    An academician par excellence, she has superlative research expertise in Pharmaceutical Sciences. She completed her B. Pharm and M. Pharm. She added another Postgraduate degree in Management. Later she finally completed Doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences. She is presently working as Head of Institute, Pharmacy, Head of R & D Cell, Mentor at MSME Sponsored, Modern Incubator and other portfolios in Modern Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

    She has the distinguished honor of guiding many undergraduate and postgraduate students in their project and research work. She is Chief Coordinator and Convenor of many National Seminar’s, Co-Chairman of Inaugural Committee of Indian Pharmaceutical Association, MP state Branch Indore, Speaker in Faculty Development Programme, Executive Development Programme coordinator of various seminars and Lecturers.

    Her scientific endeavours include Best Jury award in 7th Academic Brilliance Awards- 19 organized by EET CRS Research wing for Excellence in Professional Education & Industry, Delhi in 2019, awarded as Best Teacher of Pharmacognosy, by APTI MP State Branch, Bhopal, received Excellence Award in MPCST sponsored National Seminar as well as Excellent Academician & Researcher award of the year in Central India in the recognition of excellence in academic practices and research excellence in the field of Pharmaceutical Science in international conference. She has received Distinguished Professor Award in DST sponsored conference & IPA MP state Award ceremony 2021.

    Dr. Malviya's outstanding achievements are recognized by her publications in various revered peer-reviewed national and international journals which are more than hundred in number, authored many textbooks for well renowned publishers such as CBS, chapters, presented research papers, written articles and columns in newspapers on pharmacy education, guided postgraduate and graduate research projects to date. She is an Honorary Life member of IPA and APTI. She is State President of the Women's Forum of SPSSR. She has organized many conferences /workshops /seminars /FDP’s/EDP/EAC. She has given research consultancy and training programs in Pharma institutions as well as industries. She has received a patent on Poly herbal formulation for treatment of Alzheimer’s and eight design patents for various pharmaceutical Instruments. She has actively been involved in various preclinical studies on Diabetes Mellitus, assessment of various pharmacological activities of plant drugs and Phytopharmacological Evaluation of Plant drugs for Antidiabetic, Antiobesity and various other health disorders.

    Dr. Malviya has special acumen in planning, organizing, directing, and executing events as she has coordinated various events of Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) and Association of Pharmaceuticals Teachers of India (APTI). She has anchored various symposiums and forums.

    Dr. Neelesh Malviya, M. Pharm. (Hons.), MBA (HR), Ph.D. (Pharm. Sci.), is presently designated as Professor and Principal in Smriti College of Pharmaceutical Education, Indore (M.P.).

    Prof. Dr. Neelesh Malviya was awarded a research project from the Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi (DST), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Madhya Pradesh Council of Science & Technology, Bhopal (MPCST) due to his research aptitude in the field of pharmaceutical sciences. He received his entire pharmaceutical education from B. R. Nahata College of Pharmacy, Mandsaur (M.P.). His academic excellence includes various honours such as the university medal in M. Pharm course by RGPV University in all branches among all affiliated pharmacy institutions of MP and being institution topper in his Bachelor's and Master's degrees.

    His scientific accomplishments are many like the Distinguished Professor Award in DST-NSTMIS Stakeholder Workshop, Best Director award in 7th Academic Brilliance Awards-19 organized by EET CRS Research wing for Excellence in Professional Education & Industry, Delhi in 2019, awarded as Innovative Academician & Researcher of the Year in Central India in 2018 by Innovative Pharmacist Group, Outstanding Researcher Award in 2018, Young Scientist Award in 2017 Centre for Education Growth and Research, New Delhi and also bestowed for best paper presentation award in various conferences.

    In addition, Dr. Malviya is acknowledged with a Certificate of Honour in mentoring students to achieve highest results in entire RGPV affiliated pharmacy institutions of MP by Srizan in the academic year 2016-2017 and 2017-2018.

    The major areas of his research are Phytochemistry and Herbal Drug development. He has associated as external expert with reputed pharma companies for providing expertise for formulation development and optimization. He was awarded one patent on phytopharmacological screening of herbal medicines, filed eight patent designs on laboratory equipment designs and signed MOU with Tata Strive, Neo Drugs - Manufacturer of herbal products, Saify Healthcare & Medi-Devices India Private Limited, Indo Soviet Friendship College of Pharmacy (ISFCP), Moga and Atal Incubation Centre, Indore.

    Dr. Malviya's achievements are recognized by his publications in various reputed peer-reviewed national and international journals which are more than a hundred in number authored ten textbooks, eight chapters, presented more than one hundred research papers, written articles and columns in newspapers on pharmacy education guided 25 postgraduate and 23 graduates’ research projects to date. He is presently supervising eight PhD and six postgraduate research projects. He is an Honorary Life member of IPA, APTI, Indian Society of Pharmacognosy, ISTE, IPGA, CEGR and Society of Ethnopharmacology.

    He has organized more than fifty conferences/workshops/seminars/FDPS. He has given more than ten research consultancy and training programmes in pharma institutions as well industries.