Rahul Patil

Dr Rahul Patil

Dr Rahul Patil

Research Scientist, Chem-Analytical Section
Centre for Drug Candidate Optimisation (CDCO)
Email: Rahul.patil@monash.edu
CDCO Website


Rahul Patil is a Research Scientist within the Chem-Analytical Section of the Centre for Drug Candidate Optimisation (CDCO). He completed his Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry at Monash University and joined the CDCO in early 2015. Prior to undertaking his Ph.D., Rahul worked in the pharmaceutical industry  in  various R&D roles in India for nine years, bringing with him experience in DMPK and bioanalysis. His role at the centre focusses on the areas of LCMS method development, metabolite identification and quantitative bioanalysis. Outside of work his interests include table tennis, cricket and watching  movies.


Maria L. R. Hughes, Bonan Liu, Michelle L. Halls, Kylie M. Wagstaff, Rahul Patil, Tony Velkov, David A. Jans, Nigel W. Bunnett, Martin J. Scanlon, and  Christopher J. H. Porter
Fatty Acid-binding Proteins 1 and 2 Differentially Modulate the Activation of Peroxisome Proliferator-activated Receptor α in a Ligand-selective Manner J. Biol. Chem. JBC Papers in Press, April 6, 2015, DOI 10.1074/ jbc.M114.605998

Rahul Patil, Aisha Laguerre, Jerome Wielens, Stephen J. Headey, Martin L. Williams, Maria Hughes, Biswaranjan Mohanty, Christopher J. H. Porter, Martin J. Scanlon.Characterization of Two Distinct Modes of Drug Binding to Human Intestinal Fatty Acid Binding Protein ACS Chem. Biol. 2014,9,2526-2534;DOI:10.1021/cb5005178

Chin, Y. K., Headey, S. J., Mohanty, B., Patil, R., McEwan, P. A., Swarbrick, J. D., Mulhern, T. D., Emsley, J., Simpson, J. S., and Scanlon, M. J. (2013) The structure of integrin alpha1I domain in complex with a collagen-mimetic peptide, J. Biol. Chem. 288, 36796-36809.

Nagappa, A. N., Patil, R. T., Pandi, V., and Ziauddin, K. (2001) Role of liquid membrane phenomenon in biological actions of ACE inhibitors, captopril and lisinopril, Ind. j. biochem. & biophy. 38, 412-416.

Nagappa, A. N., Zeeyauddin, K., Pandi, P. V., Patil, R. T., Girish ,K., Srivastava, R. C.(2002) Transport Across Liquid Membrane Containing Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol), J. Surface Sci. and Tech., 02/2002.