Doctor Srinivas Nammi

Doctor Srinivas Nammi

Aca - Bmedsc & Bmedsc (adv),
Medical Science (sosh)

Senior Lecturer - Pharmacology,
Medical Science (sosh)

Biography

Dr Srinivas Nammi has a doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences, specialised in Pharmacology. Before joining the University of Western Sydney as a lecturer in Pharmacology, Dr Nammi worked at the University of Sydney for three years and at the University of Canberra for one year.

Dr Nammi has completed all his academic degrees at Andhra University, in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, India. Since completing his PhD in 2003, he has gained extensive postdoctoral experience at the University of Tubingen, Germany and at the University of Manitoba, Canada.

Dr Nammi has worked as an Industrial Pharmacologist for a year where he was closely associated with the establishment of a Pharmacology research laboratory. He has an excellent track record in herbal medicines research and made significant contribution to both basic and applied research related to drug discovery, biological evaluation and mechanistic studies with special focus on metabolic disorders. He has published 51 scientific papers with more than 1000 research citations and with an H-index of 17. He has also contributed to over 35 conference abstracts.

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Qualifications

  • PhD Andhra University (India)
  • Master of Science Andhra University (India)
  • BSc(Pharm) Andhra University (India)

Awards

  • Sesquicentenary (SESQUI) University of Sydney Postdoctoral Fellowship, Australia 2006-07-07
  • Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) Fellowship, Germany 2003-06-10
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Senior Research Fellowship, India 1999-10-01
  • Best Presentation Award, Seminar on Pharmaceutical Research in the New Millennium , India 2002-05-01
  • Best Paper Award, 52nd Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, India 2000-12-03
  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) Fellowship, India 1996-03-31

Interests

  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Herbal Pharmacology
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Pharmacokinetics and Drug Interactions
  • Type 2 Diabetes and its Complications

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Medical Science (sosh)
  • Medical Science (sosh)

Contact

Email: S.Nammi@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 4620 3038
Mobile: 0452649699
Location: 21.1.23
Campbelltown
Website:

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Teaching

Previous Teaching Areas

  • 300361 Introduction to Human Biology, 2012
  • 300361 Introduction to Human Biology, 2013
  • 300361 Introduction to Human Biology, 2014
  • 300361 Introduction to Human Biology, 2015
  • 300505 Pharmacology, 2011
  • 300505 Pharmacology, 2012
  • 300884 Pharmacology, 2013
  • 300884 Pharmacology, 2014
  • 300884 Pharmacology, 2015

Publications

Chapters in Books

  • Nammi, S., Sun, Y. and Chang, D. (2015), 'Effects of ginger on metabolic syndrome : a review of evidence', Clinical Aspects of Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals, CRC Press 9781466569102.
  • Chang, D., Nammi, S. and Grant, S. (2012), 'Traditional understanding, modern science, and usage of herbal medicines for diabetes', Innovation in Healthy and Functional Foods, CRC Press 9781439862674.
  • Chang, D., Nammi, S. and Grant, S. (2012), 'Traditional understanding, modern science, and usage of herbal medicine for diabetes', Innovation in Healthy and Functional Foods, CRC Press 9781439862674.

Journal Articles

  • Ghelani, H., Naumovski, V., Pragada, R. and Nammi, S. (2018), '(R)-a-Lipoic acid inhibits fructose-induced myoglobin fructation and the formation of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) in vitro', BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol 18 .
  • Ghelani, H., Razmovski-Naumovski, V., Pragada, R. and Nammi, S. (2018), 'Attenuation of glucose-induced myoglobin glycation and the formation of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) by (R)-a-lipoic acid in vitro', Biomolecules, vol 8, no 1 .
  • Jayathilake, C., Visvanathan, R., Deen, A., Bangamuwage, R., Jayawardana, B., Nammi, S. and Liyanage, R. (2018), '[In Press] Cowpea : an overview on its nutritional facts and health benefits', Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, .
  • Ghelani, H., Razmovski-Naumovski, V. and Nammi, S. (2017), 'Chronic treatment of (R)-a-lipoic acid reduces blood glucose and lipid levels in high-fat diet and low-dose streptozotocin-induced metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes in Sprague-Dawley rats', Pharmacology Research & Perspectives, vol 5, no 3 .
  • Gupta, R., Chang, D., Nammi, S., Bensoussan, A., Stalgis-Bilinski, K. and Roufogalis, B. (2017), 'Interactions between antidiabetic drugs and herbs : an overview of mechanisms of action and clinical implications', Diabetology and Metabolic Syndrome, vol 9, no 1 .
  • Jadeja, R., Devkar, R. and Nammi, S. (2017), 'Oxidative stress in liver diseases : pathogenesis, prevention, and therapeutics', Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, vol 2017 .
  • Gupta, G., Chellappan, D., Agarwal, M., Ashwathanarayana, M., Nammi, S., Pabreja, K. and Dua, K. (2017), 'Pharmacological evaluation of the recuperative effect of morusin against aluminium trichloride (AlCl3)-induced memory impairment in rats', Central Nervous System Agents in Medicinal Chemistry, vol 17, no 3 , pp 196 - 200.
  • Sekhon, B., Roubin, R., Li, Y., Devi, P., Nammi, S., Fan, K. and Sze, D. (2016), 'Evaluation of selected immunomodulatory glycoproteins as an adjunct to cancer immunotherapy', PLoS One, vol 11, no 1 , pp 1 - 15.
  • Thounaojam, M., Nammi, S. and Jadeja, R. (2016), 'Natural products for the treatment of obesity, metabolic syndrome, and type 2 diabetes 2016', Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol 2016 .
  • Thounaojam, M., Nammi, S. and Jadeja, R. (2015), 'Natural products for the treatment of obesity, metabolic syndrome, and type 2 diabetes 2014', Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol 2015 .
  • Kam, A., Li, K., Razmovski-Naumovski, V., Nammi, S., Chan, K., Grau, G. and Li, G. (2015), 'Curcumin reduces tumour necrosis factor-enhanced annexin V-positive microparticle release in human vascular endothelial cells', Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol 18, no 4 , pp 424 - 433.
  • Roufogalis, B., Nammi, S. and Strehler, E. (2015), 'Natural products : biochemical-chemical characterization, and evidence for therapeutic potential', Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol 18, no 4 .
  • Jadeja, R., Devkar, R. and Nammi, S. (2015), 'Hepatoprotective potential of herbal medicine', Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol 2015 .
  • Kam, A., Li, K., Razmovski-Naumovski, V., Nammi, S., Chan, K. and Li, G. (2014), 'Gallic acid protects against endothelial injury by restoring the depletion of DNA methyltransferase 1 and inhibiting proteasome activities', International Journal of Cardiology, vol 171, no 2 , pp 231 - 242.
  • Jadeja, R., Devkar, R. and Nammi, S. (2014), 'Herbal medicines for the treatment of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis : current scenario and future prospects', Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol 2014 .
  • Li, Y., Tran, V., Kota, B., Nammi, S., Duke, C. and Roufogalis, B. (2014), 'Preventative effect of Zingiber officinale on insulin resistance in a high-fat high-carbohydrate diet-fed rat model and its mechanism of action', Basic and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, vol 115, no 2 , pp 209 - 215.
  • Matin, A., Doddareddy, M., Gavande, N., Nammi, S., Groundwater, P., Roubin, R. and Hibbs, D. (2013), 'The discovery of novel isoflavone pan peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor agonists', Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, vol 21, no 3 , pp 766 - 778.
  • Kam, A., Li, K., Razmovski-Naumovski, V., Nammi, S., Chan, K. and Li, G. (2013), 'Variability of the polyphenolic content and antioxidant capacity of methanolic extracts of pomegranate peel', Natural Product Communications, vol 8, no 6 , pp 707 - 710.
  • Nammi, S. and Roufogalis, B. (2013), 'Light-to-moderate ethanol feeding augments AMPK-a phosphorylation and attenuates SREBP-1 expression in the liver of rats', Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol 16, no 2 , pp 342 - 351.
  • Kam, A., Li, K., Razmovski-Naumovski, V., Nammi, S., Shi, J., Chan, K. and Li, G. (2013), 'A comparative study on the inhibitory effects of different parts and chemical constituents of pomegranate on a-amylase and a-glucosidase', Phytotherapy Research, vol 27, no 11 , pp 1614 - 1620.
  • Yang, W., Nammi, S., Jeppesen, P. and Cho, W. (2013), 'Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Diabetes', Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol 2013 , pp 1 - 3.
  • Kam, A., Li, K., Razmovski-Naumovski, V., Nammi, S., Chan, K. and Li, G. (2012), 'Combination of TNF-a, homocysteine and adenosine exacerbated cytotoxicity in human cardiovascular and cerebrovascular endothelial cells', Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry, vol 30, no 3 , pp 805 - 814.
  • Li, X., McGrath, K., Nammi, S., Heather, A. and Roufogalis, B. (2012), 'Attenuation of liver pro-inflammatory responses by Zingiber officinale via inhibition of NF-kappa B activation in high-fat diet-red rats', Basic and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, vol 110, no 3 , pp 238 - 244.
  • Kam, A., Li, K., Razmovski-Naumovski, V., Nammi, S., Chan, K., Li, Y. and Li, G. (2012), 'The protective effects of natural products on blood-brain barrier breakdown', Current Medicinal Chemistry, vol 19, no 12 , pp 1830 - 1845.
  • Omar, E., Kam, A., Alqahtani, A., Li, K., Naumovski, V., Nammi, S., Chan, K., Roufogalis, B. and Li, G. (2010), 'Herbal medicines and nutraceuticals for diabetic vascular complications : mechanisms of action and bioactive phytochemicals', Current Pharmaceutical Design, vol 16, no 34 , pp 3776 - 3807.
  • Nammi, S., Kim, M., Gavande, M., Li, G. and Roufogalis, B. (2010), 'Regulation of low-density lipoprotein receptor and 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme-A reductase expression by Zingiber officinale in the liver of high-fat diet-fed rats', Basic and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, vol 106, no 5 , pp 389 - 395.
  • Nammi, S., Sreemantula, S. and Roufogalis, B. (2009), 'Protective effects of ethanolic extract of zingiber officinale rhizome on the development of metabolic syndrome in high fat diet-fed rats', Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, vol 104, no 5 , pp 366 - 373.
  • Boini, K., Nammi, S., Grahammer, F., Osswald, H., Kuhl, D. and Lang, F. (2008), 'Role of serum and glucocorticoid inducible kinase sgk1 in glucocorticoid regulation of renal electrolyte excretion and blood pressure', Kidney and Blood Pressure Research, vol 31, no 4 , pp 280 - 289.
  • Nammi, S., Dembele, K. and Nyomba, B. (2007), 'Increased 11a-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type-1 and hexose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase in liver and adipose tissue of rat offspring exposed to alcohol in utero.', American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, vol 292 , pp 1101 - 1109.
  • Rexhepaj, F., Grahammer, F., Volkl, H., Remy, C., Wagner, C., Sadulache, D., Artunc, F. and Nammi, S. (2006), 'Reduced intestinal and renal amino acid transport in PDK1 hypomorphic mice', FASEB Journal, vol 20, no 13 , pp 2214 - 2222.
  • Sushruta, K., Satyanarayana, S., Nammi, S. and Rajasekhar, J. (2006), 'Evaluation of the Blood-Glucose Reducing Effects of Aqueous Extracts of the Selected Umbelliferous Fruits Used in Culinary Practices', Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, vol 5, no 2 , pp 613 - 617.
  • Rao, N. and Nammi, S. (2006), 'Antidiabetic and renoprotective effects of the chloroform extract of Terminalia chebula Retz. seeds in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats', BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol 6 .
  • Sandu, C., Rexhepaj, R., Grahammer, F., Mccormick, J., Henke, G., Palmada, M., Nammi, S. and Lang, U. (2005), 'Decreased Intestinal Glucose Transport in the sgk3-knockout Mouse', Pfluger's Archiv European Journal of Physiology, vol 451 , pp 437 - 444.
  • Nammi, S. (2005), 'Ayurveda and Diabetes', Physician's Digest, vol 14 , pp 68 - 74.
  • Nammi, S., Boini, K., Koppula, S. and Sreemantula, S. (2005), 'Reserpine-Induced Central Effects: Pharmacological Evidence for the Lack of Central Effects of Reserpine Methiodide', Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, vol 83, no 6 , pp 509 - 515.
  • Sandulache, S., Grahammer, F., Nammi, S., Artunc, F., Mack, A., Huang, D., Vallon, V. and Wulff, P. (2005), 'Renal Ca2+ handling in the sgk1 knockout mouse', Pfluger's Archiv European Journal of Physiology, vol 449 .
  • Artunc, F., Grahammer, F., Sadulache, D., Bohmer, D., Palmada, M., Henke, G., Nammi, S. and Mack, A. (2005), 'Impaired intestinal amino acid absorption in PDK1 deficient mice', Pflugers Archiv European Journal of Physiology, vol 449 , pp 65 - 65.
  • Sreemantula, S., Boini, K., Koppula, S., Kilari, E. and Nammi, S. (2005), 'Indirect biochemical evidence that reserpine methiodide produces selective depletion of peripheral biogenic amines in rats', Die Pharmazie, vol 60, no 4 , pp 294 - 297.
  • Sreemantula, S., Nammi, S., Kolanukonda, R., Koppula, S. and Boini, K. (2005), 'Adaptogenic and nootropic activities of aqueous extract of Vitis vinifera (grape seed): an experimental study in rat model', BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol 5 .
  • Rao, P., Nammi, S., Routhu, K. and Raju, A. (2005), 'The antimicrobial activity of Heliotropium indicum Linn. in in vitro assay', Asia Pacific Journal of Pharmacology, vol 16 , pp 1 - 2.
  • Nalamolu, R., Boini, K. and Nammi, S. (2004), 'Effect of chronic administration of Boerhaavia diffusa Linn. leaf extract on experimental diabetes in rats.', Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, vol 3, no 1 , pp 305 - 309.
  • Rao, N., Annapurna, M., Boini, K. and Nammi, S. (2004), 'Antidiabetic Activity of Boerhaavia diffusa L. leaf extract in streptozotocin-Induced IDDM model rats', Asia Pacific Journal of Pacific Journal of Pharmacology, vol 16 , pp 67 - 70.
  • Sreemantula, S., Boini, K. and Nammi, S. (2004), 'Reserpine methonitrate, a novel quaternary analogue of reserpine augments urinary excretion of VMA and 5-HIAA without affecting HVA in rats', BMC Pharmacology, vol 4 .
  • Satyanarayana, S., Sushruta, K., Sarma, G., Nammi, S. and Subbaraju, G. (2004), 'Antioxidant activity of the aqueous extracts of spicy food additives - evaluation and comparison with ascorbic acid in in-vitro systems', Journal of Herbal Pharmacotherapy, vol 4, no 2 , pp 1 - 10.
  • Nammi, S., Boini, K., Kilari, E. and Sreemantula, S. (2004), 'Pharmacological evidence for lack of central effects of reserpine methonitrate: A novel quaternary analog of reserpine', Therapy, vol 1 , pp 231 - 239.
  • Birka, C., Lang, P., Kempe, D., Hoefling, L., Tanneur, V., Duranton, C., Nammi, S., Henke, G., Myssina, S., Krikov, M., Huber, S., Wieder, T. and Lang, F. (2004), 'Enhanced Susceptibility of Erythrocyte Apoptosis following Phosphate Depletion', Pfluger's Archiv European Journal of Physiology, vol 448, no 5 , pp 471 - 477.
  • Nammi, S., Koka, S., Chinnala, K. and Boini, K. (2004), 'Obesity: An overview on its current perspectives and treatment options', Nutrition Journal, vol 3 , pp 0 - 0.
  • Krishna, M., Nammi, S., Kota, M., Rao, N., Rao, R. and Annaa, A. (2004), 'Evaluation of hypoglycemic and antihyperglycemic effects of Datura metel (Linn.) seeds in normal and alloxan-induced diabetic rats', Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol 91, no 1 , pp 95 - 98.
  • Sudhakar, M., Rao, C., Rao, A., Ramesh, A., Nammi, S., Raju, D. and Krishna, M. (2004), 'Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory effects of the standardized oil of Indian Callistemon tanceolatus leaves in experimental animals', East Central African Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol 7 , pp 1 - 7.
  • Satyanarayana, S., Sarma, G., Ramesh, A., Sushruta, K. and Nammi, S. (2003), 'Evaluation of herbal preparations for hypoglycemic activity in normal and diabetic rabbits', Pharmaceutical Biology, vol 41, no 6 , pp 466 - 472.
  • Nammi, S., Gudavalli, R., Babu, B., Lodagala, D. and Boini, K. (2003), 'Possible mechanisms of hypotension produced by 70% alcoholic extract of Terminalia arjuna in anaesthetized dogs.', BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol 3 .
  • Nammi, S., Boini, K., Lodagala, D. and Babu, B. (2003), 'The juice of fresh leaves of Catharanthus roseus Linn. reduces blood flucose in normal and alloxan diabetic rabbits.', BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol 3 .
  • Nammi, S., Ganti, S., Lodagala, D. and Babu, B. (2003), 'Hypoglycemic and insulin release effects of Hugonia mystax in rabbits', Asia Pacific Journal of Pharmacology, vol 16, no 1 , pp 1 - 3.
  • Rao, P., Babu, D., Rao, R. and Nammi, S. (2002), 'Comparative study of sweet and bitter varieties of Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa for hypoglycemic activity in rabbits.', Journal of Natural Remedies, vol 2 , pp 88 - 91.
  • Rao, P., Nammi, S. and Raju, A. (2002), 'Studies on the antimicrobial activity of Heliotropium indicum', Journal of Natural Remedies, vol 2 , pp 195 - 198.
  • Annapurna, A., Kumar, K., Rambabu, G. and Nammi, S. (2001), 'Ceramide: A novel second messenger', Proceedings of Indian National Science Academy, vol B67 , pp 97 - 106.
  • Nammi, S., Ganti, S. and Lodagala, D. (2001), 'Hypoglycemic effect of Aegle marmelos leaf extract on normal and diabetic model rabbits.', Asia Pacific Journal of Pharmacology, vol 15 , pp 9 - 11.

Conference Papers

  • Kam, A., Li, K., Razmovski-Naumovski, V., Nammi, S., Chan, K. and Li, G. (2012), 'Multivariant analyses of the geographical variability in the polyphenolic content and antioxidant capacities of pomegranate peel', Good Practice in Traditional Chinese Medicine Research (GP-TCM Congress) in the Post-genomic Era, Leiden, The Netherlands.
  • Kam, A., Li, K., Razmovski-Naumovski, V., Nammi, S., Chan, K. and Li, G. (2012), 'Intercontinental variability in the polyphenolic profile and antioxidant capacity of pomegranate peel', 11th Annual Oxford International Conference on the Science of Botanicals (ICSB), .
  • Kam, A., Li, K., Razmovski-Naumovski, V., Nammi, S., Chan, K. and Li, G. (2012), 'Protective effects of pomegranate peel against endothelial cell death caused by homocysteine, adenosine and TNF-alpha', Consortium for Globalization of Chinese Medicine (CGCM), Macau.
  • Kam, A., Li, K., Razmovski-Naumovski, V., Nammi, S., Chan, K. and Li, G. (2012), 'Intercontinental Variability in the Polyphenolic Profile and Total Antioxidant Capacity of Pomegranate Peel', 11th Annual Oxford International Conference on the Science of Botanicals (ICBS), Oxford, Mississippi.
  • Roufogalis, B., Nammi, S., Li, X., Mcgrath, K., Heather, A., Li, Y., Tran, A. and Duke, C. (2011), 'Ginger- A Spice with New Life in Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome', 3rd Australia-China Biomedical Research Conference (ACBRC), Melbourne, Australia.
  • Kam, A., Li, K., Razmovski-Naumovski, V., Nammi, S., Chan, K. and Li, G. (2011), 'Polyphenolic profile and antioxidant capacity of dried pomegranate peel: Influences of geographical origin', International forum on evidence based integration of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in Australia, .
  • Kam, A., Li, K., Razmovski-Naumovski, V., Nammi, S., Chan, K. and Li, G. (2011), 'Polyphenolic profile of pomegranate peel: Influences of geographical origin', Consortium for Globalization of Chinese Medicine (CGCM), .
  • Kam, A., Li, K., Razmovski-Naumovski, V., Nammi, S., Chan, K. and Li, G. (2010), 'Inhibitory effects of pomegranate fruit and flower on intestinal carbohydrate digestive enzymes', Bosch Institute Young Investigators Symposium, Sydney, Australia.
  • Kam, A., Li, K., Razmovski-Naumovski, V., Nammi, S., Chan, K. and Li, G. (2010), 'Identification of phenolic compounds for the inhibitory effects of pomegranate flower on f?-amylase and f?-glucosidase activities', Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association (APSA) Annual Conference, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Kam, A., Li, K., Razmovski-Naumovski, V., Nammi, S., Chan, K. and Li, G. (2010), 'The inhibitory activities of pomegranate on carbohydrate digestive enzymes: a-glucosidase and a-amylase.', 9th Consortium for Globalization of Chinese Medicine (CGCM), Hong Kong.
  • Nammi, S. (2008), 'An holistic approach in the management of metabolic syndrome', 1st International Euro-India Conference on Holistic Medicine1st International Euro-India Conference on Holistic Medicine, Kottayam, India.
  • Nammi, S. and Roufogalis, B. (2008), 'Protective effects of Zingiber officinale extract on the development of metabolic syndrome in high fat diet-fed rats', 3rd International Congress on Complementary Medicine Research, Sydney, Australia.
  • Friedrich, B., Grahammer, F., Sandulache, D., Artunc, F., Henke, G., Rexhepaj, R., Nammi, S. and Alessi, D. (2005), 'Renal function of PDK1 hypomorphic mice', 36th Kongress der Gesellschaft fur Nephrologie, Saarbruken, Germany.
  • Boini, K., Annapurna, A., Kota, M., Rao, R. and Nammi, S. (2004), 'Hypoglycemic and antihyperglycemic effects of a polyherbal formulation (RVF1) in normal and alloxan-induced diabetic rats', Proceedings of AP Academy of Sciences, .
  • S, S., Nammi, S. and B, K. (2004), 'Adaptogenic activity of Withania somnifera aqueous extract by employing biochemical approach in experimental rats.', 56th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, Kolkata, India.
  • Nammi, S., Birka, C., Lang, P., Kempe, D., Hoefling, L., Tanneur, V., Duranton, C. and Henke, G. (2004), 'Enhanced susceptibility of erythrocyte apoptosis following phosphate depletion', 83rd Annual Meeting of Duetsche Physiologische Gesellschaft, Leipzig, Germany.
  • S, S., Nammi, S., K, S. and B, K. (2003), 'Peripheral action of reserpine analogues: Evaluation by pharmacological and biochemical methods', 55th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, Chennai, India.
  • S, S., B, K., Nammi, S. and K, S. (2003), 'Evaluation of adaptogenic activity of grape seed extract (GSE) employing biochemical approach in rats.', 55th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, Chennai, India.
  • S, S., B, K., Nammi, S. and K, S. (2003), 'Evaluation of aqueous Umbelliferous fruit extracts for nootropic activity using conditioned avoidance response (CAR) in rats.', 55th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, Chennai, India.
  • S, S., Nammi, S. and B, K. (2003), 'Synthesis and biological evaluation of quaternary analogues of reserpine', National Seminar on Pharmaceutical Research: Present and Future Perspectives, Visakhapatnam, India.
  • Nammi, S. (2002), 'Synthesis and Pharmacological Evaluation of Non-Sedative Reserpine Analogues for Antihypertensive Activity', 54th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, Pune, India.
  • Nammi, S. and Koppula, S. (2002), 'Synthesis and CNS Activity of Quaternary Derivatives of Reserpine', Seminar on Pharmaceutical Research in the New Millennium, Visakhapatnam, India.
  • Koppula, S. and Nammi, S. (2002), 'Antioxidant Activity of Spicy Food Additives', Seminar on Pharmaceutical Research in the New Millennium, Visakhapatnam, India.
  • Nammi, S. and Ganti, S. (2002), 'Biochemical Evidence for Adaptogenic Activity of Selected Plant Extracts', Seminar on Pharmaceutical Research in the New Millennium, Visakhapatnam, India.
  • Nammi, S. and S, S. (2002), 'Synthesis and Pharmacological Evaluation of Non-Sedative Reserpine Analogs for Antihypertensive Activity', Dr. KV Rao Scientific Society, Hyderabad, India.
  • Nammi, S., D, M. and S, S. (2001), 'Losartan Interaction with Metformin in Diabetic Rabbits', 53rd Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, New Delhi, India.
  • Nammi, S., D, S. and S, S. (2001), 'Influence of Homeopathic Drug on Urinary Biochemical Changes in Normal and Stress Induced Rats', 53rd Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, New Delhi, India.
  • Nammi, S. and S, S. (2001), 'Evaluation of Herbal Preparations for Hypoglycemic Activity in Normal and Diabetic Rabbits', Seminar on Evaluation of Herbal Antidiabetic Drugs, Chennai, India.

Other Publications

  • 2012, 'Clinical Herbs', Recorded Work

Dr Srinivas Nammi has over 18 years of experience in pharmacological research in the areas of endocrine and cardiovascular pharmacology through working on various projects in academic and industrial setting with special focus on the cause and treatment of metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes. He has a distinguished track record in herbal medicines research and made significant contribution to both basic and applied research related to drug discovery, biological evaluation and mechanistic studies using various pharmacological and molecular biology methods. So far, Dr Nammi has supervised one PhD, seven master student projects, five honours student projects, five advanced tudent projects, and four summer student projects. Currently, he is a Principal Supervisor for two PhD and Co-supervisor for four PhD student projects.

He is also interested in the following reseach areas:

  • Pathophysiological mechanisms and therapeutic interventions involved in: Insulin resistance, obesity and type-2 diabetes. Beta-cell dysfunction and Diabetes mellitus. Glucocorticoid excess and metabolic syndrome with special focus on 11β-Hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase 1 (11β-HSD1).
  • Evaluation and identification of mechanism(s) of action of traditional herbal medicines in the treatment/prevention of: Obesity, Type 2 diabetes and its complications, Lipid disorders, Cardiovascular diseases and Oxidative stress
  • Mechanisms involved in low, moderate and heavy alcohol consumption (prenatal and postnatal) on the development of: Fatty Liver Disease, Metabolic syndome and Type 2 diabetes
  • Pharmacokinetics and drug interactions - Pharmacokinetic evaluation of traditional herbal medicines to discover biologically active compounds for the treatment of metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes: drug-drug interactions and Herb-drug interactions

This information has been contributed by Doctor Nammi.

Current Projects

Title: NICM - Authentea Herbal Extract Research Program
Funder:
  • Guangdong Authenmole Biotech Inc
Western Researchers: Chun Guang Li, Dennis Chang, Cheang Khoo, Srinivas Nammi, Henry Liang and Alan Bensoussan
Years: 2016-10-12 - 2018-10-12
ID: P00024209

Previous Projects

Title: Pharmacological interactions of extracts of Coriolus versicolor, Yunzhi and chemotherapy medications
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
  • PuraPharm Australia Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: Kelvin Chan, Valentina Naumovski and Srinivas Nammi
Years: 2013-05-23 - 2015-06-30
ID: P00020998

Supervision

Current Supervision

Thesis Title: Advanced Glycatin Endproducts as Biomarkers for Cognitive Decline in Diabetic Patients
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Pharmacological Interventions on Dyslipidaemia of Nephrotic Sydnrome and Chronic Kidney Disease: A Mechanistic Approach
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Understanding the Benefits of Low-to-Moderate Alcohol Consumption on Protecting the Development of Non-Alcoholi Fatty Liver Disease: A Mechanistic Approach
Field of Research:

Previous Supervision

Thesis Title: Preventative Role of Alpha-Lipoic Acid, Curcumin and Ginger in Inhibiting Myoglobin Glycation and the Formation of Advanced Glycation End Products (AGEs)
Field of Research: Complementaty Therapies; Pharmacology

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