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Dr. Naga Rani Kagithala

Associate Professor

Areas of Specialization



M.Pharm, Ph.D

Professional Experience

  • Working as Associate Professor in Galgotias University, Greater Noida, from Jan 4th 2023 to Till Date.
  • Worked as Assistant Professor in Hindu College of Pharmacy, Guntur, from March 3rd 2022 to Dec 31st
  • Worked as Head of the Department of Pharmacy in Mary’s Group of Institutions Guntur, Chebrolu (V&M) from Jan 2019 to Feb 28th 2022.
  • Worked as Senior Research fellow in Siddha Central Research Institute (SCRI), Ministry of Ayush, Arumbakkam, Chennai from July 2018 to December 2018.
  • Worked as Assistant Professor in Mary’s group of Institutions, chebrolu, Guntur from 19th June 2017 to June 2018.
  • Worked as Drug Safety Associate in Bioclinica, Mysore from Feb 1st 2016 to May 31st 2017.
  • Worked as Assistant Professor in Priyadarshini Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research, Guntur Dt, Andhra Pradesh from Oct 1st 2014 to 31stJan 2016.
  • Worked as Lecturer in Vikas College of pharmacy, Vissannapeta, Krishna dt. Andhra Pradesh from Jan 4th 2012 to Sept 30th
  • Worked as clinical research coordinator for 6 months in Chennai thoracic research center, Chennai.

Awards & Honours

  • Best Teacher Award by Spandana International Edu in 2022.


  • APTI (Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India) 2023
  • IPA life time member - 2022

Research Links


  1. Nagarani K 1, Swathi Putta 2 And Eswar Kumar Kilari1, Comparative Antioxidant Activity of Selected Flower Extracts: An In-vitro Journal Of Natural Remedies Vol. 21, No. 7(S3), (2020).
  2. Nagarani K1, Swathi P2, Eswar Kumar K3, Effect of Bergenia Ligulata on Metabolic Enzymes of Glucose Homeostasis and Its Correlation With Antioxidant Activity In Streptozotocin Induced Diabetic Rats. European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, Volume 07, Issue 06, 2020.
  3. Naga Rani, P. Venkateswara Rao, K. Sirisha, P. Vijaya Lakshmi, Mahimudh Arief. In-Vivo Evaluation of Antidepressant Activity In Ziziphus Jujuba On Albino Rats By Tail Suspension Test (Tst) And Force Swim Test (Fst) Methods. Pharma Research Bulletin, 2018; 1(2): 37-41.
  4. Naga Rani1, P. Venkateswara Rao1, H.Sajid1 , B.Chandra Sekhar1 , Sk.Haneesha1. Evaluation of The Effect of Platelet Increase In Trichosanthes Cucumerina By Using Albino Rats. Arc Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (Ajps) Volume 4, Issue 3, 2018, Pp 1-7.
  5. Naga Rani Kagithala, Abhishek Guleria And Dr Pramod Kumar Sharma. A Retrospective View on Recent Approaches In Management Of Leukemia. International Journal of Modern Pharmaceutical Research. Volume 7, Issue 7. 2023.
  6. Anitha1, K. Naga Rani1, P. Venkateswara Rao2. Evaluation Of Cardio Protective Effect of Linagliptin A Novel Dpp-4 Inhibitor In Normal And Streptozotocin Induced Type-2 Diabetic Rats By Ischemic Reperfusion Injury Method. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research And Bio-Science. 2017; Volume 6(4): 191-204.
  7. Dayanand Reddy 1, K. Naga Rani 1, G. V. Narasimha Kumar 2, P. Elankani 3, M. Pitchiah Kumar 4. A Comprehensive Review on Thetran Vidhai Kudineer: A Siddha Polyherbal Formulation. International Research Journal of Pharmacy. 2019, 10 (3).
  8. Dr Naga Rani Kagithala1 And Nitish Kumar1. A Retrospective Overview of Monkeypox Vs Smallpox. Journal For Basic Sciences. Volume 23, Issue 5, 2023.
  9. K Naga Rani, Shaik Rahman, D Kavitha, P Suseela And P Venkateswara Rao. Comparative Study of Carica Papaya And Trichosanthes Cucumerina On Increasing Platelet Count By Using Rat Models. The Pharma Innovation Journal 2020; 9(7): 285-289.
  10. K Naga Rani, D Kalpana, N Syamala, T Divya, G Vasu And P Venkateswara Rao. Evaluation of Anti Depressant Activity of Calotropis Gigantea By Using Experimental Rats. The Pharma Innovation Journal 2020; 9(7): 251-254.
  11. Naga Rani1, B. Anitha1 And P. Venkateswara Rao2. Evaluation Of Hypo Lipidemic And Antioxident Properties of Methanolic Extract Of Leaves Of Ruellia tuberosa Linn On Mithionine And Triton Induced Models In Wister Albino Rats. World Journal of Pharmacy And Pharmaceutical Sciences. Volume 6, Issue 9, 1612-1626.