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Elisha Injeti

Elisha Injeti, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences


After serving three years as a faculty member at a pharmacy school in India, Dr. Injeti pursued advanced studies at Loma Linda University in California, earning a Ph.D. in pharmacology. Upon completing his doctorate, he joined the faculty at the University of Toledo. In 2009, Dr. Injeti joined the Cedarville University School of Pharmacy as an Assistant Professor and Director for Research and Development. Dr. Injeti’s research interests include vascular biology, pharmacokinetics, drug interactions, and research ethics. His research has resulted in multiple scholarly articles in prestigious journals for physiology, pharmacology, and molecular biology. Dr. Injeti is also a member of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists and American College of Clinical Pharmacology.

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D. in Pharmacology, Loma Linda University
  • Certificate in Biomedical and Clinical Ethics, Loma Linda University
  • M.Pharm. in Pharmacology, Andhra University
  • B.Pharm, Andhra University

Scholarly Works

  • Berman SE, Huston JL, Lail AW, Piquette NB, Injeti ER. Chlorogenic acid increases basal tone with no effect on relaxation of rat ileal smooth muscles by mechanisms independent of PKG mediated effects on myosin light chain phosphorylation. The FASEB Journal. 2019;33(1):812.9.
  • Kaur N, Gupta P, Saini V, Sherawat S, Gupta S, Dua A, Kumar V, Injeti E, Mittal A.Cinnamaldehyde regulates H2 O 2 -induced skeletal muscle atrophy by ameliorating the proteolytic and antioxidant defense systems. J Cell Physiol. 2019 May;234(5):6194-6208. doi: 10.1002/jcp.27348. Epub 2018 Oct 14. PubMed PMID: 30317570.
  • Gupta P, Bala M, Gupta S, Dua A, Dabur R, Injeti E, Mittal A. Efficacy and risk profile of anti-diabetic therapies: Conventional vs traditional drugs-A mechanistic revisit to understand their mode of action. Pharmacol Res. 2016 Nov;113(Pt A):636-674. doi: 10.1016/j.phrs.2016.09.029. Epub 2016 Sep 30. Review. PubMed PMID: 27697646.
  • Patel N, Lalwani D, Gollmer S, Injeti E, Sari Y, Nesamony J. Development and evaluation of a calcium alginate based oral ceftriaxone sodium formulation. Prog Biomater.2016;5:117-133. doi: 10.1007/s40204-016-0051-9. Epub 2016 Jul 20. PubMed PMID: 27525203; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4965494.
  • Dutt V, Gupta S, Dabur R, Injeti E, Mittal A. Skeletal muscle atrophy: Potential therapeutic agents and their mechanisms of action. Pharmacol Res. 2015 Sep;99:86-100. doi: 10.1016/j.phrs.2015.05.010. Epub 2015 Jun 2. Review. PubMed PMID: 26048279.
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Favorite Places to Visit: The Grand Canyon, Niagara Falls, and Visakhapatnam

Hobbies: Biking, tennis, and soccer

Why Cedarville: Because God is working through Cedarville University to redeem and restore healthcare education.