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Designation: Asst. Professor
Email id: [email protected]
Educational Qualification: M Pharm

Details of Educational Qualification:

Degree Specialization University College Year of Passing
M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Chemistry Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Amrita School of Pharmacy, Kochi 2023
B. Pharm Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Amrita School of Pharmacy, Kochi 2021

Work Experience:

# Employer details Designation Period
1 Caritas College of Pharmacy, Caritas Educity, Ettumanoor, Kottayam. Assistant Professor 20/11/2023 to till date


Completed M. Pharm in Pharmaceutical chemistry and B. Pharm from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University. Area of interest in research is on Neurodegenerative Disordersand synthesis of pharmacologically active compounds. Received Best Researcher award of M.Pharm (2021-2023). Also secured Second position for e-poster presentation in International Conference. Attended various Scientific seminars, workshops, National and International Conference related to the research area.



Manoharan A, Jayan J, Rangarajan TM, Bose K, Benny F, Ipe RS, Kumar S, Kukreti N, Abdelgawad MA, Ghoneim MM, Kim H. “Click Chemistry”: An Emerging Tool for Developing a New Class of Structural Motifs against Various Neurodegenerative Disorders. ACS Omega. 2023 Nov 14.

Manoharan, A.; Oh, J.M.; Benny, F.; Kumar, S.; Abdelgawad, M.A.; Ghoneim, M.M.; Shaker, M.E.; El-Sherbiny, M.; Almohaimeed, H.M.; Gahtori, P.; et al. Assembling a Cinnamyl Pharmacophore in the C3-Position of Substituted Isatins via MicrowaveAssisted Synthesis: Development of a New Class of Monoamine Oxidase-B Inhibitors for the Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease. Molecules2023, 28, 6167, doi:10.3390/molecules28166167.

Ipe RS, Kumar S, Benny F, Jayan J, Manoharan A, Sudevan ST, George G, Gahtori P, Kim H, Mathew B. A Concise Review of the Recent Structural Explorations of Chromones as MAO-B Inhibitors: Update from 2017 to 2023. Pharmaceuticals. 2023 Sep 15;16(9):1310.


Kumar S, Manoharan A, Jayan J, Abdelgawad MA, Mahdi WA, Alshehri S, Ghoneim MM, Pappachen LK, Zachariah SM, Aneesh TP, Mathew B. Exploiting butyrylcholinesterase inhibitors through a combined 3-D pharmacophore modeling, QSAR, molecular docking, and molecular dynamics investigation. RSC Adv. 2023 Mar 23;13(14):9513-9529. doi: 10.1039/d3ra00526g. Erratum in: RSC Adv. 2023 Apr 6;13(16):10956. PMID: 36968055; PMCID: PMC10035067

Sunil Kumar, Jayalakshmi Jayan, Amritha Manoharan, Feba Benny, Mohamed A. Abdelgawad,   Mohammed             M.        Ghoneim,        Mohamed        ElSherbiny, Sachithra Thazhathuveedu Sudevan, T. P. Aneesh & Bijo Mathew (2023): Discerning of isatin-based monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors for neurodegenerative disorders by exploiting 2D, 3D-QSAR modelling and molecular dynamics simulation, Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, DOI: 10.1080/07391102.2023.2214216


Benny F, Kumar S, Jayan J, Abdelgawad MA, Ghoneim MM, Kumar A, Manoharan A, Susan R, Sudevan ST, Mathew B. Review of β‐carboline and its derivatives as selective MAO‐A inhibitors. Archiv der Pharmazie. 2023 Apr 6:e2300091.