Mrs Shrestha received her BSc (general Science) and MSc (Botany) from Tribhuvan University. She has also earned MSc (Pharmacognosy) from University of Wales, Cardiff, UK. She has over 30 years of work experience in the Government Research unit in the area of Pharmacognostical studies of Nepalese medicinal plants. She was visiting faculty in this department since 1995 and at present she is full time faculty member.
Pharmacognosy at undergraduate level.
Research work related to pharmacognosy and phytochemistry.
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL
- Nepal Botanical Society (Member)
- Nepal Pharmaceutical Association (Life Member)
- Nepal Chemical Society (Life Member)
- Business and professional women (Member 1974-Present)
- Women in Science and Technology (Member 1991-Present)
- Asian network in anti-diabetes plant, Bangladesh (Member 1995-Present).
Shrestha, T.M. 1983. Pharmacognostical studies on Swertia chirata. A dissertation presented to the University of Wales, U.K.
Rajbjhandari, T.K. and T.M. Shrestha. 1986. Anatomical Studies on some commercially important Aconites of Nepal. Journal of Nepal Pharmaceutical Association Vol. XIII. 1986.
Shrestha, T.M. 1992. Pharmacognostical studies on Osbeckia nepalensis. A paper presented in First National Conference on Botany, Kathmandu. August 11-12, 1992.
Shrestha, T., P.M. Shrestha, D.M. Shakya and T.M. Shrestha 1994. Screening of essential oil bearing plants of Nepal. A paper presented in Second National Conference on Science and Technology, RONAST, Kathmandu. June 8-11, 1994.
Shrestha, T.M. 1995. Phytogeographical Studies on Zingiberaceous Resources of Nepal. A paper presented in Second International Symposium on Zinziberaceae, South China, May 9-12, 1995.
T.M. Shrestha & P. Manandhar- Ethnobotanical Survey of antidiabetic plants in Dolpa District. First International Seminar in Plant Materials as a source of antidiabetic Plants (ANRAP) Dhaka, 1997.
S. Amatya & T.M. Shrestha- Ethnopharmacology Study of Dolpa District. Second International Seminar in Plant Materials as a source of antidiabetic Plants (ANRAP) Dhaka, 2000.
T.M. Shrestha, N. Karanjeet and N.B.Pradhan-Phytochemical Screening/Study of Acute Toxicity (LD50) of the Plants from Langtang Area (I). Proceeding of Nepal-Japan Joint Symposium on Conservation and Utilization of Himalayan Medicinal Plants (page 254-256). November 2000.
S. Amatya & T.M. Shrestha –Ignored Dimensions of Role of University in the Conservation and Utilization of Himalayan Medicinal Resources. Proceeding of Nepal-Japan Joint Symposium on Conservation and Utilization of Himalayan Medicinal Plants (page 323-324). November 2000.
Muhammad Iqubal Choudhary, Rosa Rajnit, Attu-ur-Rahaman, Tirtha Maiya Shrestha, Amsha Yasin, Masood Praved- A Novel Sesterterpene with Prolylendopeptidase Inhibitory Activity form Leucosceptrum canum. J.org. Chem.2004.69, 2906-2909
K.Shrestha & T.M. Shrestha- Chemical Investigation of Cordyceps sinensis (Yarsha Gumba) from Himalayan Region of Nepal. Paper presented in "Fourth National Conference on Science and Technology". (RONAST) March 23-26, 2004.
T. M. Shrestha Yarshagumba Bulletin of Nepal Pharmaceutical Association, Vol 16 : 25 (2005).