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Dr. Jaya Thomas

Asst. Professor

Dr. Jaya Thomas currently serves as Assistant Professor, Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy, Kochi.

Qualification: B. Pham., M. Pharm., Ph.D
@amrita.edu
Research Interest: Molecular and Immunopharmacology, Neuropharmacology, Women health

Bio

Dr. Jaya Thomas joined as Assistant Professor in Department of Pharmacology in May 2017. She received her PhD in Pharmacology from Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi in 2016. Her PhD work was on exploring the role of pro-inflammatory cytokines and kynurenine pathway in various drug combinations of venlafaxine in animal models of depression. She completed her M-Pharm in Pharmacology in 2010 from College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medical College, Trivandrum, Kerala. She received Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) from Council for Scientific and Industrial research (CSIR) in February 2012. She was also awarded BPS Bain Memorial Bursary grant by British Pharmacological Society to attend the conference “Pharmacology 2014” in December 2014.

Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2020

Edible Vaccines: Promises and Challenges.

Authors : Dr. Jaya Thomas, Kurup, Vrinda M

V. M. Kurup and Thomas, J., “Edible Vaccines: Promises and Challenges.”, Mol Biotechnol, vol. 62, no. 2, pp. 79-90, 2020.

Year : 2016

Augmentation of effect of venlafaxine by folic acid in behavioural paradigms of depression in mice: Evidence of serotonergic and pro-inflammatory cytokine pathways

Authors : Dr. Jaya Thomas, Khanam, R., and Vohora, D

Publisher : Pharmacological Reports

J. Thomas, Khanam, R., and Vohora, D., Augmentation of effect of venlafaxine by folic acid in behavioural paradigms of depression in mice: Evidence of serotonergic and pro-inflammatory cytokine pathways. Pharmacological Reports, vol. 68(2), pp. 396-403.

Year : 2016

Augmentation of antidepressant effects of venlafaxine by agomelatine on behavioral predictors of depression in mice are independent of kynurenine pathway

Authors : Dr. Jaya Thomas, R. Khanam; Divya Vohora

Publisher : Neurochemistry International.

Jaya Thomas, Khanam, R., and Vohora, D., “Augmentation of Antidepressant Effects of Venlafaxine by Agomelatine in Mice are Independent of Kynurenine Pathway”, Neurochemistry International, vol. 99, pp. 103-109, 2016.

Year : 2016

Augmentation of Effect of Venlafaxine by Folic Acid in Behavioral Paradigms of Depression in Mice: Evidence of Serotonergic and Pro-Inflammatory Cytokine Pathways

Authors : Dr. Jaya Thomas, Jaya Thomas; Razia Khanam; Divya Vohora

Publisher : Pharmacological Reports,.

Jaya Thomas, Khanam, R., and Vohora, D., “Augmentation of Effect of Venlafaxine by Folic Acid in Behavioral Paradigms of Depression in Mice: Evidence of Serotonergic and Pro-Inflammatory Cytokine Pathways”, Pharmacological Reports, vol. 68, pp. 396 - 403, 2016.

Year : 2015

A Validated HPLC-UV Method and Optimization of Sample Preparation Technique for Norepinephrine and Serotonin in Mouse Brain

Authors : Dr. Jaya Thomas, Razia Khanam; Divya Vohora

Publisher : Pharmaceutical Biology

Jaya Thomas, Khanam, R., and Vohora, D., “A Validated HPLC-UV Method and Optimization of Sample Preparation Technique for Norepinephrine and Serotonin in Mouse Brain”, Pharmaceutical Biology , vol. 53, no. 10, pp. 1539-1544 , 2015.

Year : 2011

Protective effect of Flacourtiaindica (Burm.F) Merr. against methotrexate induced toxicity in albino rats

Authors : Dr. Jaya Thomas, Joyamma Varkey

Publisher : Pharmanest- An International Journal of Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences

J. Varkey and Jaya Thomas, “Protective Effect of Flacourtia Indica (Burm.F) Merr. in Methotrexate Induced Hepatotoxicity”, Pharmanest- An International Journal of Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol. 8, no. 3, 2011.

Year : 2011

Protective Effect of Flacourtia Indica (Burm.F) Merr. in Methotrexate Induced Hepatotoxicity

Authors : Dr. Jaya Thomas, Joyamma Varkey

Publisher : Pharmanest- An International Journal of Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences

J. Varkey and Jaya Thomas, “Protective Effect of Flacourtia Indica (Burm.F) Merr. in Methotrexate Induced Hepatotoxicity”, Pharmanest- An International Journal of Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol. 8, no. 3, 2011.

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