- Application of mass spectrometry to enzyme kinetics and ligand-enzyme interactions
- Mass spectrometry-based natural products drug discovery
- Quality and safety assessment of botanical dietary supplements
Research: Biomedical applications of mass spectrometry in the discovery and development of bioactive natural products from plants for tuberculosis and tropical diseases particularly malaria and leishmaniasis. Development of LC-MS based analytical methods for the identification and quantitation of bioactive or marker/standard compounds and potentially toxic compounds in botanical dietary supplements. In vitro assessment of stability, metabolism and bioavailability of bioactive natural products. LC-MS based metabolomic studies of promising medicinal and edible plant species.