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Das, Nandita

Associate Professor - Pharmaceutics
College of Pharmacy/Health Science

ndas@butler.edu
317/940-9015

Pharmacy Building - 355

http://blue.butler.edu/~ndas


Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise

  • Biopharmaceutics, drug targeting, anticancer drug delivery, multi-drug resistance, nanomedicine

Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)

  • Drug delivery research, preformulation and biopharmaceutical characterization of drugs
  • Excellence in Scholarship Butler University COPHS (2006)
  • Research grants from National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Research grants from National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Research grants from Pharmaceutical Research Manufacturers' Association of America (PhRMA)
  • US Patent # 7,331,251, "Dissolution testing of solid dosage forms intended to be administered in the oral cavity", February 19, 2008
  • Recognized in "Who's Who in America", 63rd edition, 2009

Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)

  • Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics, 2005 -
  • Research Associate Professor, 2004 - 05

Personal Hobbies

  • Reading, gardening


Education/Experience

Education/Degrees

  • B.S. Pharmacy - Banaras Hindu University, India
  • M.S. Pharmaceutics - Banaras Hindu University, India
  • Ph.D. Pharmaceutics - University of Pittsburgh, PA, 1995

Certifications

  • Licensed pharmacist in New Jersey

Awards/Honors

  • Excellence in Scholarship Butler University COPHS (2006)
  • Research grants from National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Research grants from National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Research grants from Pharmaceutical Research Manufacturers' Association of America (PhRMA)
  • US Patent # 7,331,251, "Dissolution testing of solid dosage forms intended to be administered in the oral cavity", February 19, 2008
  • Recognized in "Who's Who in America", 63rd edition, 2009

Association Memberships (professional/educational)

  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists

Professional Experience

  • Research scholar at SmithKline Beecham, PA (now Glaxo SmithKline) in Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Adhoc member, Gene and Drug Delivery/SBIR/STTR Drug Delivery/Nanotechnology Study Sections, Center for Scientific Review, NIH
  • Teaching experience in Pharm.D. program since 1997
  • Staff pharmacist in community practice (1995-98)