Ansar E B

Assistant Professor

Dept. of Chemistry

MSc Chemistry, PhD
Area of Specialization

Inorganic Chemistry

1. Awarded Endeavour Post Doctoral Research Fellowship from Department of
Education, Australian Government in the year 2016

2. Awarded Best presentation in Material Research Society of India (MRSI) Thiruvananthapuram Chapter; Annual Technical Meeting April 2nd 2016; IIST Valiamala,
Trivandrum, India

3. Awarded travel grant for attending International Conference TERMIS-AP 2013, China from Department of Biotechnology, New-Delhi, India. October 2013
Membership in Academic Bodies of Universities/Autonomous Colleges.
Date of Joining


Ereath House, Mudickal P.O, Perumbavoor,
Ernakulam,Kerala, India. PIN-683547

Publications1. Ansar E.B, M. Ajeesh, Y. Yokogawa, W. Wunderlich, H. Varma, Synthesis and
Characterization of Iron Oxide Embedded Hydroxyapatite Bioceramics, J. Am.Ceram.
Soc. 95 (2012) 2695–2699. DOI:10.1111/j.1551-2916.2011.05033.x. [IF:2.107]

2. Ansar E.B, S.S. Nazeer, F.B. Fernandez, K.S. Muvvala, W. Wunderlich, S.Anil, et
al., An aqueous method for the controlled manganese (Mn2+) substitution in
superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for contrast enhancement in MRI, Phys.
Chem. Chem. Phys. 17 (2015) 4609–4619. DOI:10.1039/C4CP05122J. [IF:4.449]

3. Ansar E.B, F.B. Fernandez, A. John, Self-assembled superparamagnetic
nanocomposite-labelled cells for noninvasive, controlled, targeted delivery and
therapy, RSC Adv. 5 (2015) 36742–36752. DOI: 10.1039/C4RA16185H. [IF:3.289]

4. Ansar E.B, F.B. Fernandez, S.S. Nazeer, R.S. Jayasree, A. John, S. Anil, et al.,
Multifunctional nano manganese ferrite ferrofluid for efficient theranostic application,
Colloids Surf. B Biointerfaces. 136 (2015) 1089–1097.
DOI:10.1016/j.colsurfb.2015.11.010. [IF:3.902]
5. Ansar E B, F. B. Fernandez, H.K Varma, Self Controlled Hyperthermia & MRI
Contrast Enhancement via Iron Oxide Embedded Hydroxyapatite Superparamagnetic
particles for Theranostic Application, ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng (Accepted, DOI:
10.1021/acsbiomaterials.8b00244) [IF:4.432]

6. M.K. Surendra, S. Annapoorani, Ansar E.B, P.R.H. Varma, M.S.R. Rao, Magnetic,
hyperthermia studies on water-soluble polyacrylic acid-coated cobalt ferrite
nanoparticles, J. Nanoparticle Res. 16 (2014) 1–14. DOI: 10.1007/s11051-014-2773-
8. [IF:2.184]

7. Sabareeswaran A, Ansar E.B, Mohanan PV, Varma HK, Kumari TV, Mast cell
infilteration and antioxidant induction of dextran and polyethylene glycol coated
SPIONs: An in-vivo study, Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine
12 (2016) 1523-1533. DOI: 10.1016/j.nano.2016.02.018 [IF:5.671]

8. Shyma M.S., Ansar E.B, V. Gayathri, H.K. Varma, P.V. Mohanan, Attenuationof
Cisplatin Induced Toxicity by Melatonin, Loaded on a Dextran Modified Iron Oxide
Nanoparticles:An In Vitro Study, J. Forensic Toxicol. Pharmacol 2 (2015) 1-10. DOI:
10.4172/2325-9841.1000137. [IF:0.33]

9. Vijayan, V, Ansar E.B, Shenoy Sachin, Muthu Jayabalan, Thomas, Vinoy, “PEGylated Super paramagnetic near 1 R emitting fluorescent iron oxide nanogel for
potential theranostic applications” ACS Applied Bio Materials (Submitted)

10. Ansar E B, Ravikumar K, Suresh Babu S, Manoj Komath, Bikramjit Basu,
HarikrishnaVarma P R, “Inducing apatite pre-layer on titanium surface through
hydrothermal processing for osseointegration” Materials Science and Engineering: C
(Submitted) [IF: 5.08]
11. S. Anil, A.F. Al-Sulaimani, Ansar E B, E.P. Chalisserry, H.P. Varma, M.D. Al Amri,
Drug Delivery Systems in Bone Regeneration and Implant Dentistry, (2015). [Book Chapter]

12. Ansar E B, Sekharapillai Vijayan, Harikrishna Varma PR “Ceramic Moiety Modified Magnetic Nanoparticle – Biomedical Applications in Cell Separation & Hyperthermia Therapy”, Patent Ref Number IPBCL 055.Y14. [Patent]
Conference Presentations1. Ansar E B., Yoshiyuki Yokogawa, Harikrishna Varma PR “Preparation of Iron Oxide Embedded Hydroxyapatite for Biomedical Applications”, - International Conference on Biomaterials and Implants: Prospects and Possibilities in the New Millennium (BIO 2011) at CGCRI, Kolkata 21-23 July, 2011.

2. Ansar E B., Manoj Komath, Harikrishna Varma P R “Iron Oxide Embedded Hydroxyapatite – A New Generation Magnetic Bioceramic” - nanobio, 2nd International Conference on Nanotechnology at the Bio-Medical Interface at Amrita Centre for Nanosciences & Molecular Medicine- AIMS, Kochi 21- 23, 2012 February, 2012.

3. Ansar E B, Fernandez.F.B, Annie John, Harikrishna Varma P R“The ceramic moiety
modified superparamagnetic nanoparticles for efficient cell separation” - TERMIS-AP 2013 October 23-26 in Shanghai and Wuzhen, PR China.

4. Ansar E B, Fernandez.F.B, Krishna Surendra.M, Annie John, M.S. Ramachandra
Rao, Harikrishna Varma P R “The evaluation of hyperthermia effect to cancerous cells by biocompatible inorganic matrix modified magnetic nanocrystals in the presence of RF induction alternating magnetic field” - IUMRS-ICA 2013: 16th – 20th December 2013, at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
5. Ansar E B, Fernandez.F.B, Shaiju. S.N, R.S. Jayasree, Annie John, Harikrishna Varma P R “Manganese ferrite superparamagnetic nanoparticles for theranostic application" - International Symposium on Photonics Applications and Nanomaterials, ISPAN-2015; 28-30 October 2015.

6. Ansar E B, Harikrishna Varma P R “Theranostic Approaches Using Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles” (MRSI) Thiruvananthapuram Chapter at IISTtrivandrum2nd, April 2016

7. Ansar E B, workshop on “ the New regulations on Drug trails in India” at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala,
India, on 6th, August 2016.

8. Ansar E B, Fernandez.F.B and Harikrishna Varma P R “Development of a magnetic levitated three dimensional cell culture platform for potential biomedical applications” The 6th Asian Biomaterial Congress held during October 25-27, 2017 hosted by SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram, India.