Priyankar Dey

Assistant professor

Specialization

NON-COMMUNICABLE CHRONIC METABOLIC DISEASE, GUT MICROBIOTA, IMMUNOPHARMACOLOGY

Email

priyankar.dey@thapar.edu

Specialization

NON-COMMUNICABLE CHRONIC METABOLIC DISEASE, GUT MICROBIOTA, IMMUNOPHARMACOLOGY

Email

priyankar.dey@thapar.edu

Position and Experience

Assistant Professor                                                                                                                  01/2020 - Present

   Department of Biotechnology

   Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology

Senior Research Associate                                                                                                     10/2018– 11/2019

   Bionutrition Core Laboratory, The Ohio State University

   Emphasis: Gut microbiota, intestinal health and metabolome

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Nutritional Biochemistry                                                              8/201609/2018

Department of Human Sciences, The Ohio State University

Mentor: Richard Bruno, Ph.D., R.D.

Emphasis: Dietary phytochemical for NAFLD and obesity along the gut-liver axis

Senior Research Fellow (project), Indian Council of Medical Research                            2/2014 – 10/2015

Department of Zoology, University of North Bengal

Mentor: Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri, Ph.D.

Emphasis: Frequency and distribution of TLR and KIR genes

Senior Research Fellow (project), Department of Biotechnology                                         6/2013 – 2/2014

Department of Zoology, University of North Bengal

Mentor: Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri, Ph.D.

Emphasis: Phytometabolic fingerprinting and immunopharmacology of dietary supplements

Junior Research Fellow (project), Department of Biotechnology                                         6/2011 – 6/2013

Department of Zoology, University of North Bengal

Mentor: Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri, Ph.D.

Emphasis: Phytometabolic and immunopharmacology of phytomedicines

Visiting Scholar (Intermittent)                                                                                                     1/2014 –1/2016

Department of Botany, University of Calcutta

Mentor: Mousumi Poddar-Sarkar, Ph.D.

Emphasis: Bioanalytical chromatography

Visiting Scholar                                                                                                                           8/2011 – 2/2012

Department of Molecular Medicine, Bose Institute (Kolkata, India)

Mentor: Nripendranath Mandal, Ph.D.

Emphasis: Natural product research

 

Publications

  1. Joanna K. Hodges, Jiangjiang Zhu, Zhongtang Yu, Yael Vodovotz, Guy Brock, Geoffrey Y. Sasaki, Priyankar Dey, Richard S. Bruno. (2019). Intestinal-level anti-inflammatory bioactivities of catechin-rich green tea: rationale, design, and methods of a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled crossover trial in metabolic syndrome and healthy adults. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications 17(3):100495.
  2. Billie K. Alba, Anna E. Stanhewicz, Priyankar Dey, Richard S. Bruno, W. Larry Kenney, and Lacy M. Alexander. (2019). Controlled feeding of an 8-day high dairy cheese diet prevents sodium-induced endothelial dysfunction in the cutaneous microcirculation of healthy older adults through reductions in superoxide. Journal of Nutrition 2020. 150(1):55-63.

2019

  1. Priyankar Dey, Joshua B. Kim, Chureeporn Chitchumroonchokchai, Jinhui Li, Geoffrey Y. Sasaki, Bryan D. Olmstead, Katie L. Stock, Jennifer M. Thomas-Ahner, Steven K. Clinton, Richard S. Bruno. (2019). Green tea extract in obese mice limits nonalcoholic steatohepatitis-associated hepatocellular carcinoma risk by attenuating early oncogenic responses increased by diethylnitrosamine. Food & Function 2019. 10(10):6351-6361.
  2. Priyankar Dey. (2019). Gut microbiota in phytopharmacology: a comprehensive overview of concepts, reciprocal interactions, biotransformation and mode of actions. Pharmacological Research 2019. 147(9): 104367.
  3. Priyankar Dey, Geoffrey Y. Sasaki, Ping Wei, Lingling Wang, Jinhui Li, Jiangjiang Zhu, Dana McTigue, Zhongtang Yu, Richard S. Bruno. Green tea extract prevents obesity in male mice by alleviating gut dysbiosis in association with improved intestinal barrier function that limits endotoxin translocation and adipose inflammation. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry 2019. 67(5): 78-89. Received extensive media attention.
  4. Priyankar Dey. Carbon tetrachloride (CCl4)-induced classical liver cirrhosis model: revisiting the mode of action. Hepatology 2019. 69(5): 2305-06.
  5. Joshua D. McDonald, Eunice Mah, Priyankar Dey, Bryan D. Olmstead, Geoffrey Y. Sasaki                  Frederick A. Villamena, Jeff S. Volek, Richard S. Bruno. Dairy milk, regardless of fat content, protects against postprandial hyperglycemia-mediated impairments in vascular endothelial function in adults with prediabetes by limiting oxidative stress responses that reduce nitric oxide bioavailability. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry 2019. 63(1): 129-139.
  6. Priyankar Dey, Manas Ranjan Saha, Sumedha Roy Choudhuri, Biswajit Halder, Mousumi Poddar-Sarkar, Arnab Sen, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Oleander stem and root standardized extracts mitigates acute hyperglycaemia by limiting systemic oxidative stress response in diabetic mice. Advances in Pharmacological Sciences 2019. 7865359:12.
  7. Joshua D. McDonald, Eunice Mah, Chureeporn Chitchumroonchokchai, Priyankar Dey, Allison N. Labyk, Frederick A. Villamena, Jeff S. Volek, Richard S. Bruno. Dairy milk proteins attenuate hyperglycemia-induced impairments in vascular endothelial function in adults with prediabetes by limiting increases in glycemia and oxidative stress that reduce nitric oxide bioavailability. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry 2019. 63:165-176.

2018

  1. Somit Dutta, Arnab Kumar Chakraborty, Priyankar Dey, Pallab Kar, Pokhraj Guha, Subhajit Sen, Anoop Kumar, Arnab Sen, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Amelioration of CCl4 induced liver injury in swiss albino mice by antioxidant rich leaf extract of Croton bonplandianus Baill. Plos One 2018. 13(4): e0196411.
  2. Priyankar Dey, Indrani Sarkar, Somit Dutta, Manas Ranjan Saha, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Correlative metabolomic fingerprinting and molecular docking studies of dermatological phytotherapeutics of South-Eastern Himalaya. Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine 2018. 9(4): 243-248.
  3. Jinhui Li, Geoffrey Y. Sasaki, Priyankar Dey, Chureeporn Chitchumroonchokchai, Allison N. Labyk, Joshua D. McDonald, Joshua B. Kim, Richard S. Bruno. Green tea extract protects against hepatic NFκB activation along the gut-liver axis in diet-induced obese mice with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis by reducing endotoxin and TLR4/MyD88 signaling. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry. 2018. 53(3):58-65.
  4. Priyankar Dey*, Eunice Mah*, Jinhui Li, Thunder Jalili, J. David Symons, Richard S. Bruno. Improved hepatic γ-tocopherol status limits oxidative and inflammatory stress-mediated liver injury in db/db mice with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Journal of Functional Foods. 2018. 40(1):670-678.
  5. Manas Ranjan Saha*, Priyankar Dey*, Indrani Sarkar, Dilip De Sarker, Biswajit Haldare, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri, Arnab Sen. Acacia nilotica leaf improves insulin resistance and hyperglycemia associated acute hepatic injury and nephrotoxicity by improving systemic antioxidant status in diabetic mice. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 2018. 210(1):275-286.
  6. Somit Dutta, Priyankar Dey, Arnab Kumar Chakraborty, Pallab Kar, Arnab Sen, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Stimulation of Murine immune response by Clerodendrum infortunatum. Pharmacognosy Magazine. 2018. 14(57):417-429.

2017

  1. Somit Dutta*, Priyankar Dey*, Manas Ranjan Saha, Indrani Sarkar, Rajat Sarkar, John Abinas Mardi, Jiban Barman, Arnab Sen, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Differential interaction with O2 and N2 free-radicals, phytochemical fingerprinting and molecular docking reveals potent antioxidant activities of three major recreational foods of the Indian subcontinent. Journal of Functional Foods. 2017. 39(12):112-122
  2. Kevin D. Ballard, Robert M. Duguid, Craig W. Berry, Priyankar Dey, Richard S. Bruno, Rose Marie Ward, Kyle L. Timmerman. Effects of prior aerobic exercise on sitting-induced vascular dysfunction in healthy men. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 2017. 117(12):2509-2518.
  3. Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Metabolomic fingerprinting of the volatiles in different parts of an extremely rare herb Streptocaulon sylvestre Wight. Journal of Herbs, Spices & Medicinal Plants. 2017. 23(4):308-319.
  4. Bipransh Tiwary, Runu Ghosh, Saurav Moktan, Vivek Ranjan, Priyankar Dey, Dibakar Choudhury, Somit Dutta, Dipanwita Deb, Abhaya Das, Ranadhir Chakraborty. Prospective bacterial quorum sensing inhibitors from Indian medicinal plant extracts. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 2017. 65(1):2-10.
  5. Priyankar Dey, Somit Dutta, Anurag Chaudhuri, Abhaya Prasad Das, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Variation in phytochemical composition reveals distinct divergence of Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f. from other Aloe sp.: Rationale behind selective preference of Aloe vera in nutritional and therapeutic use. Journal of Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2017. 22(4):624-631.
  6. Bipransh Kumar Tiwary, Somit Dutta, Priyankar Dey, Mossaraf Hossain, Anoop Kumar, Sony Bihani, Ashis Kumar Nanda, Ranadhir Chakraborty, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Radical scavenging activities of Lagerstroemia speciosa (L.) Pers. petal extracts and its hepatoprotection in CCl4-intoxicated mice. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2017. 17:55.

2016

  1. Priyankar Dey, Somit Dutta, Anashuya Biswas-Raha, Mousumi Poddar Sarkar, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Haloalkane induced hepatic insult in murine model: amelioration by Oleander through antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities, an in vitro and in vivo study. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2016. 16:280.
  2. Priyankar Dey, Sandipan Ray, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Immunomodulatory activities and phytochemical characterisation of the methanolic extract of Dioscorea alata aerial tuber. Journal of Functional Foods. 2016. 23(5):315-28.
  3. Manas Ranjan Saha, Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri, Arvind Kr. Goyal, Dilip De Sarker, Arnab Sen. Assessment of haemolytic, cytotoxic and free radical scavenging activities of an underutilized fruit, Baccaureasapida (Roxb.) Muell. Arg. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology. 2016. 54(2):115-25.
  4. Manas Ranjan Saha, Priyankar Dey, Sainiara Begum, Bratati De, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri, Dilip De Sarker, Abhaya Prasad Das, Arnab Sen. Effect of Acacia catechu (L.f.) Willd. on oxidative stress with possible implications in alleviating selected cognitive disorders. Plos One. 2016. 11(3): e0150574.
  5. Priyankar Dey, Sumedha Roy Chowdhuri, Mousumi Poddar Sarkar, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Evaluation of anti-inflammatory activity and standardization of methanolic extract of underground tuber of Dioscorea alata. Pharmaceutical Biology. 2016. 54(8):1474-82.
  6. Somit Dutta, Pokhraj Guha, Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Comparative phytochemical profiling of Clerodendrum infortunatum with some selected medicinal plants predominant in the Sub – Himalayan region of West Bengal. Journal of Basic and Clinical Physiology and Pharmacology. 201627(5):547–555​.
  7. Pallab Kar, Priyankar Dey, Arvind Kumar Misra, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri, Arnab Sen. Phytometabolomic fingerprinting of selected actinorhizal fruits popularly consumed in North-East India. Symbiosis. 2016. 70:159.
  8. Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Comparative phytochemical profiling and effect of Nerium oleander extracts on the activities of murine peritoneal macrophage. Archives of Biological Sciences. 2016. 68(3):515-531.
  9. Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Phytochemical characterization of Dioscorea alata leaf and stem by silylation followed by GC-MS analysis. Journal of Food Biochemistry. 2016. 40(4):630–635.

2015

  1. Priyankar Dey, Somit Dutta, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Comparative phytochemical profiling of Clerodendrum infortunatum L. using GC-MS method coupled with multivariate statistical approaches. Metabolmics: open access. 2015. 5(3):147
  2. Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Anti-inflammatory activity of Nerium indicum by inhibition of prostaglandin E2 in murine splenic lymphocytes. Indian Journal of Pharmacology. 2015. 47(4):447-450.
  3. Priyankar Dey, Somit Dutta, Mousumi Poddar Sarkar Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Assessment of hepatoprotective potential of N. indicum leaf on haloalkane xenobiotic induced hepatic injury in Swiss albino mice. Chemico-Biological Interactions. 2015. 235(7):37-46.
  4. Priyankar Dey, Manas Ranjan Saha, Sumedha Roy Chowdhuri, Arnab Sen, Mousumi Poddar Sarkar, Biswajit Haldar, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Assessment of anti-diabetic activity of an ethnopharmacological plant Nerium oleander through alloxan induced diabetes in mice. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 2014. 161(6):128–137.
  5. Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Immunomodulatory activity of Nerium indicum through inhibition of nitric oxide and cyclooxygenase activity and modulation of TH1/TH2 cytokine balance in murine splenic lymphocytes. Cytotechnology.2015. 64(4):749-761.
  6. Priyankar Dey, Sandipan Ray, Mousumi Poddar Sarkar, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Chemical characterization and assessment of antioxidant and free radical scavenging activity of Streptocaulon sylvestre Wight, an endangered plant exclusively found in the sub-Himalayan plains of West Bengal and Sikkim. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2015. 15:107.

2014

  1. Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. In vitro modulation of TH1 and TH2 cytokine expression in mitogen induced splenic T-lymphocytes by the edible tubers of Dioscorea alata. Food Science and Human Wellness. 2014. 3(1):1-8.
  2. Priyankar Dey, Somit Dutta, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Phytochemical analysis of the leaves of Clerodendrum viscossum Vent. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science.2014. 6(2):254-258.
  3. Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Pharmacological aspects of Nerium indicum Mill.: A comprehensive review. Pharmacognosy Reviews. 2014. 8(16):156-162.
  4. Somit Dutta, Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Phytochemical Investigation and Correlation Study of Croton bonplandianus Baill. Stem. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2014. 3 (1):142-148.

2013

  1. Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Assessment of erythrocyte membrane stabilizing activity, haemolytic activity and cytotoxic effect of Dioscorea alata. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biological Research.2013. 3(1):8-12.
  2. Priyankar Dey, Somit Dutta, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Evaluation of erythrocyte membrane stabilizing activity, haemolytic activity and cytotoxic effect of the areal tubers of Dioscorea alata L of North-Eastern region of India. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Scientific Innovation.2013. 2(3):1-4.
  3. Priyankar Dey, Subhrajyoti Roy, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Stimulation of Murine Immune Response by the Tubers of Dioscorea alata L. of North-eastern Region of India. Proceedings of the Zoological Society. 2013. 67(2):140-148.
  4. Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Antioxidant capacity of N. indicum: a correlation study using principal component analysis and multivariate statistical approach. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2013. 5(3):931-937.
  5. Somit Dutta, Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Quantification and correlation of the bioactive phytochemicals of Croton bonplandianum leaves of Sub-Himalayan region of West Bengal. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research. 2013. 5(3):142-147.
  6. Priyankar Dey*, Manas Ranjan Saha, Arnab Sen. An overview on Drug-Induced Hepatotoxicity. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research. 2013. 6(4):1-4.
  7. Priyankar Dey*, Manas Ranjan Saha, Arnab Sen. Hepatotoxicity and the present herbal hepatoprotective scenario. International Journal of Green Pharmacy. 2013. 7(4):265-273.
  8. Somit Dutta, Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Assessment of bioactive phytochemicals present in the root of Croton bonplandianum available in the sub-Himalayan region of West Bengal. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2013. 7(Suppl. 4):540-545.

2012

  1. Priyankar Dey, Dipankar Chaudhuri, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri, Nripendranath Mandal. Comparative assessment of the antioxidant activity and free radical scavenging potential of different parts of Nerium indicum. International Journal of Phytomedicine. 2012. 4(1):54-69.
  2. Priyankar Dey, Dipankar Chaudhuri, Suman Tamang, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri, Nripendranath Mandal. In Vitro Antioxidant and Free Radical Scavenging Potential of Clerodendrum viscosum. International Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Science.2012. 3(3):454-471.
  3. Priyankar Dey, Subhrajyoti Roy, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. A quantitative assessment of bioactive phytochemicals of Nerium indicum: an ethnopharmacological herb. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Science. 2012. 3(4):579-587.
  4. Subhrajyoti Roy, Suman Tamang, Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Assessment of the immunosuppressive and hemolytic activities of an edible fern, Diplazium esculentum. Immunopharmacology and Immunotoxicology. 2012. 35(3):365-72.

Book Chapter

  1. Priyankar Dey, Geoffrey Y. Sasaki, Richard S. Bruno. Green Tea: Composition, Metabolism, Bioavailability and Role in Preventing Chronic Diseases. In: Handbook of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods, 3rd Edition, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis (ISBN 9781498703727).
  2. Priyankar Dey. Herbal medicine in current therapies and research (Translated from Bengali). Ed. Samar Nag. Varnaparichay 2015, Vol 1, 2nd issue, pp. 65-71. 

Awards and honors

  1. Received Staff Career Development Grant, The Ohio State University (03/2019)
  2. Selected for ‘Lightning Talk’ session, Diet and Optimum Health Conference, Oregon State University (9/2017)
  3. Travel Grant, EHE Postdoctoral Researcher Award, The Ohio State University (8/2017)
  4. National Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Department of Science and Technology-Science and Engineering Board, India (7/2016)
  5. Invited Technician, Workshop on Chromatography, Dept. of Botany, Calcutta University (1/2016)
  6. Selected Participant, HKU-Pasteur Immunology Course, HKU-Pasteur Research Centre, Hong-Kong (11/2015)
  7. Travel Award, Congress of the Federations of Immunological Societies of Asia Oceania, Singapore (7/2015)
  8. Travel Award, Indian Immunological Society - IMMUNOCON 2015 (10/2015)
  9. Recipient, ICMR and DBT Pre-Doctoral Grants
  10. Travel award for Young Scientist Lecture, Natural Conference, Sikkim University (11/2014)
  11. Invited Technician, XXI Annual Conference of Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists at North Bengal Medical College and University of North Bengal (2013)
  12. Awardee, Best Student Award in M.Sc. Biotechnology, Bangalore University (2009)