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Das, Sudip

Associate Professor - Pharmaceutics
College of Pharmacy/Health Science

sdas@butler.edu
317/940-9134

Pharmacy Building - 353

http://www.linkedin.com/in/sudipkdas


Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise

  • Nanoparticles in drug delivery, controlled drug release, delivery of proteins, vaccines and nucleic acids, pharmaceutical formulation development, development of curriculum for Pharm D and graduate program

Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)

Publications

Peer-reviewed articles

1.     N. Mantha, S. K. Das and N. G. Das, RNA interference based therapies for Huntington’s disease – Delivery Challenges and Opportunities, Therapeutic Delivery, September 2012, Vol. 3, No. 9, Pages 1061-1076 , DOI 10.4155/tde.12.80

2.     M. S. Surapaneni, S. K. Das and N. G. Das, Designing paclitaxel drug delivery systems aimed at improved patient outcomes: Current status and challenges, ISRN Pharmacology, 2012;2012:623139. doi: 10.5402/2012/623139. Epub 2012 Aug 12

3.     S. N. Sani, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Effect of microfluidization parameters on the physical properties of PEG-PLGA prepared using high pressure microfluidization, J Microencap., 26 (6), 556-561, 2009

4.     A. L. Smesny, J. S. Williams, G. A. Brazeau, R. J. Weber, H. W. Matthews and S. K. Das, Barriers to scholarship in dentistry, medicine, nursing and pharmacy practice faculty, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 71 (5) Article 91, 2007

5.     M. S. Surapaneni, S. K. Das and N. G. Das, Effect of excipient and processing variables on adhesive properties and release profile of pentoxifylline from mucoadhesive tablets, Drug Development & Industrial Pharmacy, 32 (3), 377-387, 2006

6.     N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Development of mucoadhesive dosage forms of buprenorphine for sublingual delivery, Drug Delivery, 11 (2), 89-95, 2004

7.     J. Franckum, D. Ramsay, N. G. Das, S. K. Das, Pluronic Lecithin Organogel (PLO) for local delivery of antiinflammatory drugs, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding, 8 (2), 101-105, 2004

8.     S. Pinnamaneni, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Comparison of oil-in-water emulsions manufactured by microfluidization and homogenization, Die Pharmazie, 58, 554-558, 2003

9.     S. C. Chattaraj and S. K. Das, Physicochemical characterization of influenza viral vaccine loaded surfactant vesicles, Drug Delivery, 10, 73-77, 2003

10.   S. Pinnamaneni, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Formulation approaches for orally administered poorly soluble drugs, Die Pharmazie, 57, 291-300, 2002

11.   N. G. Das and S. K. Das, An approach to pharmaceutics course development as the profession changes in the 21st century, Pharmacy Education, 1, 159-171, 2002

12.   S. C. Chattaraj and S. K. Das, Interference of thimerosal in the bicinchoninic acid protein microassay, Bollettino Chimico Farmaceutico, 139, 30-33, 2000

13.   K. J. Miller, S. C. Chattaraj and S. K. Das, Delivery of Antisense Oligodeoxynucleotide as Inhibitor of 5-Hydroxytryptamine Reuptake, Pharmacy and Pharmacology Communications, 5, 631-634, 1999

14.   S. K. Das and K. J. Miller, Reviewing Antisense Oligonucleotide Therapy : Part 1, Action and Design, BioPharm, 12, (10), 42-48, 1999

15.   S. K. Das and K. J. Miller, Reviewing Antisense Oligonucleotide Therapy : Part 2, Delivery Issues, BioPharm, 12, (11), 44-51, 1999

16.   S. C. Chattaraj, A. Rathinavelu, and S. K. Das, Biodegradable Microparticles of Influenza Viral Vaccine : Comparison of the Effects of Routes of Administration on the In Vivo Immune Response in Mice, Journal of Controlled Release, 58, 223-232, 1999

17.   K. J. Miller and S. K. Das, Antisense oligonucleotides: strategies for delivery, Pharmaceutical Science and Technology Today, 1, 377-386, 1998 ** Cited in Lasker Foundation

18.   S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das and I. Kanfar , In Vitro Release of Acyclovir from Semi-Solid Dosage Forms : Effect of Cyclodextrin and Polyethylene Glycol, Pharmaceutical Development and Technology, 3, 565-570, 1998

19.   S. K. Das and N. G. Das, Preparation and In Vitro Dissolution Profile of Dual Polymer (EUDRAGIT™s RS100 and RL100) Microparticles of Diltiazem Hydrochloride, Journal of Microencapsulation, 15, 445-452, 1998

20.   K. V. Rangaiah, S. C. Chattaraj and S. K. Das, Effects of Solvents, Temperature and Plasticizer on Film Coating of Tablets, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 23, 419-423, 1997

21.   S. C. Chattaraj and S. K. Das, Effect of Formulation Variables on Dissolution Profile of Diclofenac Sodium from Ethyl- and Hydroxypropylmethyl Cellulose Tablets, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 22, 555-559, 1996

22.   S. K. Das, I. G. Tucker, D. J. T. Hill and N. Ganguly, Evaluation of Poly(isobutylcyanoacrylate) Nanoparticles for Mucoadhesive Ocular Drug Delivery. I. Effect of Formulation Variables on Physicochemical Characteristics of Nanoparticles, Pharmaceutical Research, 12,  534-540, 1995

23.   K. V. Rangaiah, S. C. Chattaraj and S. K. Das, Effect of Process Variables and Excipients on Tabletting Parameters of Norfloxacin Tablets, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 20,  2175-2182, 1994

24.   S. K. Das, Effect of Polybutadiene on the Encapsulation Efficiency of Ethyl Cellulose Microcapsules of Sulphadiazine, Journal of Microencapsulation, 10, 437-447, 1993

25.   S. K. Das, In Vitro  Dissolution Profile of Theophylline Loaded Ethyl Cellulose Microspheres Prepared by Emulsification Solvent Evaporation, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 17, 2521-2528, 1991

26.   S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das, M. Karthikeyan, S. K. Ghosal and B. K. Gupta, Controlled Theophylline Release from Microcapsules of Acrylic and Methacrylic Acid Ester Copolymers, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 17,  551-560, 1991

27.   S. K. Das and S. C. Chattaraj, Pharmacokinetic Evaluation of Conventional and Controlled Release Dosage Form of Propranolol, Arzneimittel-Forschung - Drug Research, 40,  752-754, 1990

28.   S. C. Chattaraj and S. K. Das, Effect of  Formulation Variables on the Preparation and  In Vitro - In Vivo Evaluation of Cimetidine Release from Ethyl Cellulose Micropellets, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 16, 283-293, 1990

29.   S. Roy, S. K. Das, M. Pal and B. K. Gupta, Design and In Vitro Evaluation of Dapsone Loaded Micropellets of Ethyl Cellulose, Pharmaceutical Research, 6, 945-948, 1989

30.   S. K. Das and S. Palchowdhury, Design and In Vitro  Evaluation of Polyvinyl Chloride Microcapsules Containing Sulphamethoxazole, Journal of Microencapsulation, 6, 53-58, 1989

31.   S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das and B. K. Gupta, Spectrophotometric Determination of Ranitidine Hydrochloride, Indian Drugs, 26, 365-367, 1989

32.   S. K. Das, S. C. Chattaraj and B. K. Gupta, Transdermal Delivery of Cardiovascular Drugs - A Review, Indian Drugs, 26, 135-140, 1989

33.   K. K. Maity, S. C. Chattaraj and S. K. Das, Liquid Chromatography in Biotechnology: An Overview, Indian Drugs, 27,  1-11, 1989

34.   S. K. Das and B. K. Gupta, Optimization of Controlled Drug Release Through Micropelletization, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 14, 1673-1697, 1988

35.   S. K. Das and B. K. Gupta, Simulation of pH-Time Profile in In Vitro  Dissolution Study : Relationship Between Dissolution Rate and Bioavailability of Controlled Release Dosage Form, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 14, 537-544, 1988

36.   S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das and B. K. Gupta, Preparation and Evaluation of Sustained Release Dosage Form of Sulfisoxazole, Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 50,  272-274, 1988

37.   S. M. Sista, S. K. Das and B. K. Gupta, In Vitro Dissolution Profile of Sustained Release Dosage Form of Chlorpheniramine Maleate, Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 49, 62-64, 1987

38.   B. Sa, S. Roy, and S. K. Das, Preparation and In Vitro Evaluation of Controlled Release Dosage Form of Indomethacin, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 13, 1267-1278, 1987

39.   S. M. Sista, S. K. Das, T. K. Mandal and B. K. Gupta, Preparation and In Vitro   Dissolution Study of Wax Embedded Prolonged Release Dosage Forms Containing Chlorpheniramine Maleate, Indian Drugs, 24, 34-36, 1986

40.   T. K. Mandal, S. K. Das, B. K. Gupta and A. K. Bandyopadhyay, Effect of Geometrical Modification of Surface Area of Sustained Release Plastic Matrix Tablets, Indian Drugs, 23, 409-413, 1986

41.   T. K. Mandal, S. K. Das, B. K. Gupta and A. K. Bandyopadhyay, In Vitro Evaluation of Sustained Release Plastic Matrix Tablets, Indian Drugs, 23, 400-403, 1986

42.   S. K. Das and B. K. Gupta, Design and In Vitro  Evaluation of a Controlled Release Drug Delivery System of Sulfasomidine, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 11, 1621 -1638, 1985

 

Patent

N. G. Das, S. K. Das, M. S. Surapaneni, Dissolution testing of solid dosage forms intended to be administered in the oral cavity, United States Patent # 7,331,251, issued on February 19, 2008

 

Books and Book Chapters (Peer-reviewed)

1.     S. K. Das, Enzymes, Monographs on Enzymes, in Remington's The Science and Practice of Pharmacy, 22nd edition, 2012

2.     S. R. D'Mello, N. G. Das, S. K. Das, Polymeric Nanoparticles for Small Molecule Drugs: Biodegradation of polymers and fabrication of nanoparticles, in Y. Pathak and D. Thassu ed., Drug Delivery Nanoparticles Formulation and Characterization, Informa Healthcare, NY, 2009, chapter 2, pp.16-34

3.     S. K. Das, Feeding the bottomline, pipe line and frontline: Building the research infrastructure, in P. A. Chase, B. E. Hayes, V. A. Yanchick  (ed.), Deans Compass: Practical Advice for Achieving Excellence, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Alexandria, VA, 2008, chapter 28, pp. 219-224

4.     S. K. Das, Developing an active research program, in P. A. Chase, B. E. Hayes, V. A. Yanchick (ed.), Deans Compass: Practical Advice for Achieving Excellence, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Alexandria, VA, 2008, chapter 29, pp. 225-230

5.     S. K. Das and K. J. Miller, Gene, antisense and ribozyme therapy in the eye, in A. K. Mitra, (ed), Ocular Drug Delivery Systems, 2nd ed., Marcel Dekker, NY, 2003, pp. 609-661

6.     M. Kothuri, S. Pinnamaneni, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Microparticles and nanoparticles for ocular drug delivery, in A. K. Mitra, (ed), Ocular Drug Delivery Systems, 2nd ed., Marcel Dekker, NY, 2003, pp. 437-466

7.     S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das, S. K. Ghosal and B. K. Gupta, Controlled Delivery of Theophylline from Methacrylic Ester Copolymers and Computer Supported Pharmacokinetic Assessment, In J. I. Wells and M. H. Rubinstein (eds.),Pharmaceutical Technology : Controlled Drug Release, Vol 2, Ellis Horwood Limited, West Sussex, England, 1991, pp. 118-125

 

Professional Articles/Reports (Non Peer Reviewed)

1.     S. K. Das, Editorial: Clinical Pharmacology and Biopharmaceutics. Clinic Pharmacol Biopharmaceut. 1:e103. doi:10.4172/2167-065X.1000e103, 2012

2.     M. Rathbone, O. Ozer, S. Das and T. Virgallito, Young Scientists Mentorship Program – Calling All Proteges!, CRS Newsletter, Vol. 26, No. 1, 2009, pp. 24-25

3.     S. K. Das, M. Kalis, D. Zgarrick, P. Marken, C. Koh-Knox, AACP Council of Sections Report, July 2009, Board of Directors Meeting, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2009; 73 (8) Article S11

4.     M. Rathbone, O. Ozer, T. Virgallito, and S. Das, Young Scientists Mentorship Program: Today’s Leadership Helping Tomorrow’s Leaders, CRS Newsletter, Vol. 25, No. 4, 2008

5.     N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Formulation of poorly soluble drugs, Drug Delivery Report, Spring/Summer 2006, PharmaVentures

6.     J. Pieper, J. Baldwin, R. Carter, S. Das, R. Drobitch, S. Gross, and B. Hayes, Final Report of the 2006-2007 Bylaws and Policy Development Committee, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2007, 71(4): Article S09

7.     J. Pieper, J. Baldwin, R. Carter, S. Das, R. Drobitch, S. Gross, and D. Robinson, Final Report of the 2005-2006 Bylaws and Policy Development Committee, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2006, 70(suppl): Article S9

8.     T. J. Ives, R. A. Carter, S. K. Das, S. M. Gross, J. A. Pieper, Final Report of the 2004-2005 Bylaws and Policy Development Committee, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2005; 69 (5) Article S15, 1-3 pp

9.     S. K. Das, Plagiarism in Higher Education: Is there a remedy, The Scientist, 17 (20), p. 8, October 20, 2003

10.   N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Controlled-release of oral dosage forms, Formulation, Fill & Finish – A Technology Primer 2003, supplement to Pharmaceutical Technology, 27 (6), June 2003, pp.10-16

11.   S. K. Das, Important Considerations of Sustained Release Medication, Pharmatimes, 21,  37,39,41, Sept.1989

12.   S. C. Chattaraj and S. K. Das, Pharmaceutical Granulation, Eastern Pharmacist, 32,  #375, 45-48, March 1989

13.   S. K. Das and S. C. Chattaraj, Pharmaceutical Enzymes-A Review, Eastern Pharmacist, 31,#368,99-100, Aug.1988

14.   S. C. Chattaraj and S. K. Das, UNIDO Training Programme on Pharmaceutical Technology: An Industrial Development Programme for Developing Nations, Pharmatimes, 23,  # 3, 17,19,23, March 1991

15.   S. K. Das, Postmarketing Surveillance : Concept and Strategy, IDMA Bulletin, 20, #25, 430-433, July 1989

 

Peer-Reviewed CRS Proceedings (two page short papers)

1.     S. K. Das, R. M. Kagdi, and N. G. Das, Knockdown of Survivin Protein Expression Using Liposomal siRNA, 39th Annual Meeting & Exposition of the Controlled Release Society, Quebec City, Canada, July 2012

2.     N. G. Das, S. Rafique and S. K. Das, Cell Survival Studies in Multi-Drug Resistant MES-SA/Dx5 Cells Treated with Submicron Emulsion Formulations of Doxorubicin, with or without Cyclosporin A, 35th Annual Meeting & Exposition of the Controlled Release Society, New York, NY, July 2008

3.     N. G. Das, B. L. Greenen and S. K. Das, In Vitro Dissolution of Buprenorphine Sublingual Tablets Using a Novel Flow-Through Apparatus, Transactions of 32nd Annual Meeting and Exposition of the Controlled Release Society, Vienna, Austria, 2006

4.     P. R. VeeraReddy, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Evaluation of In Vitro Swelling and Mucoadhesive Properties of Carbomer and Hydroxypropyl Methyl Cellulose Containing Sublingual Tablets, Transactions of 32nd Annual Meeting and Exposition of the Controlled Release Society, Vienna, Austria, 2006

5.     N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Development and in vitro evaluation of self-assembling submicron emulsion system for lymphatic targeting of tamoxifen, Transactions of 31st Annual Meeting and Exposition of the Controlled Release Society, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2004

6.     S. K. Das and N. G. Das, Development of Mucoadhesive Sublingual Delivery System for Buprenorphine, Transactions of 31st Annual Meeting and Exposition of the Controlled Release Society, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2004

7.     S. K. Das, K. J. Miller and S. C. Chattaraj, Facilitated Delivery of Oligonucleotide as Inhibitor of Serotonin Reuptake, Proceed. Intern. Symp. Control. Rel. Bioact. Mater, 25, 350-351, 1998

8.     S. K. Das, K. J. Miller and S. C. Chattaraj, Facilitated Delivery of Oligonucleotide as Inhibitor of Serotonin Reuptake, Proceed. Intern. Symp. Control. Rel. Bioact. Mater, 25, 350-351, 1998

9.     S. K. Das, I. G. Tucker and N. M. Davies, A Gamma Scintigraphic Evaluation of the Effect of Molecular Weight of Poly(isobutylcyanoacrylate) Nanoparticles on the Precorneal Residence in Rabbit, Proceed. Intern. Symp. Control. Rel. Bioact. Mater, 19, 395-396, 1992

10.   S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das, S. K. Ghosal and B. K. Gupta, Drug Release from Fish Egg Cells, Proceed. Intern. Symp. Control. Rel. Bioact. Mater, 19,  299-300, 1992

11.   S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das, S. K. Ghosal and B. K. Gupta, Polybutadiene as a Protective Colloid for the EUDRAGIT Microcapsules of Theophylline, Proceed. Intern. Symp. Control. Rel. Bioact. Mater.,17, 355-356, 1990

12.   S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das, B. K. Gupta and S. K. Ghosal, Preparation of a Matrix Type Transdermal Film and its Evaluation, Proceed. Intern. Symp. Control. Rel. Bioact. Mater., 17,  423-424, 1990

13.   S. K. Das, S. C. Chattaraj and B. K. Gupta, Pharmacokinetics of Mucoadhesive Dosage Forms, Proceed. Intern. Symp. Control. Rel. Bioact. Mater, 17,  441-442, 1990

14.   S. K. Das and S. C. Chattaraj, Characterization of Microspheres of Trimethoprim and Methacrylate Ester Copolymer, Proceed. Intern. Symp. Control. Rel. Bioact. Mater, 17,  445-446, 1990

15.   S. K. Das, S. C. Chattaraj and B. K. Gupta, Development and Optimization of Verapamil Transdermal Patch, Proceed. Intern. Symp. Control. Rel. Bioact. Mater.,16,  288-289, 1989

16.   S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das, S. K. Ghosal and B. K. Gupta, Transdermal Delivery of Theophylline : Effect of Permeation Enhancers, Proceed. Intern. Symp. Control. Rel. Bioact. Mater., 16,  290-291, 1989

17.   S. K. Das, S. C. Chattaraj and B. K. Gupta, Delivery of cis-Pt(II) Through Albumin Nanocapsules, Proceed. Intern. Symp. Control. Rel. Bioact. Mater.,16,  479-480, 1989

18.   S. K. Das, S. C. Chattaraj and B. K. Gupta, Design and Drug Release Kinetics of CARBOPOL - Gelatin Coacervated Nylon Microcapsules, Proceed. Intern. Symp. Control. Rel. Bioact. Mater., 16,  481-482, 1989

19.   S. K. Das, S. C. Chattaraj and B. K. Gupta, Transdermal Delivery of Glibenclamide for Blood Glucose Control in Diabetic Rabbits, Proceed.  Intern.  Symp.  Control.  Rel.  Bioact.  Mater., 15,   83-84, 1988

20.   S. K. Das, S. C. Chattaraj and B. K. Gupta, Effect of  Formulation Variables on the Drug Release Profile of Sulfadiazine from EUDRAGIT  RS 12.5/RSPM Microcapsules, Proceed. Intern. Symp. Control. Rel. Bioact. Mater., 15,  176-177, 1988

21.   S. K. Das, S. C. Chattaraj and B. K. Gupta, Controlled Release of Antimalarials from Microcapsules and Microparticles, Proceed. Intern. Symp. Control. Rel. Bioact. Mater., 15,  237-238, 1988

22.   S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das, S. K. Ghosal and B. K. Gupta, Effect of Physicochemical Parameters on the Controlled Release of Diethylcarbamazine Citrate from Microparticles of Acrylic - Methacrylic Acid Ester Copolymers, Proceed. Intern. Symp. Control. Rel. Bioact. Mater., 15,  178, 1988

23.   S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das, S. K. Ghosal and B. K. Gupta, Controlled Release Microparticles of Nifedipine for Treatment of Mild Hypertension, Proceed. Intern. Symp. Control. Rel. Bioact. Mater., 15,  442-443, 1988

24.   S. Palchowdhury, S. K. Das and  S. C. Chattaraj, Thermodynamic Characterization of Controlled Drug Release from Microparticles of Polyvinyl Acetate - Polyvinyl Chloride Copolymer, Proceed. Intern. Symp. Control. Rel. Bioact . Mater., 15,  446-447, 1988

25.   S. Roy, M. Pal, S. K. Das and B. K. Gupta, Computer Supported Evaluation of Dapsone Loaded Micropellets of Ethyl Cellulose, Proceed. Intern. Symp. Control. Rel. Bioact. Mater., 15,  48-449, 1988

26.   S. K. Das and B. K. Gupta, Controlled Drug Delivery from EUDRAGIT Microcapsules, Proceed.  Intern. Symp. Control.  Rel.  Bioact.  Mater., 14,   306-307, 1987

27.   S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das and B. K. Gupta, In Vitro - In Vivo   Correlation of Drug Release from Ethyl Cellulose Microcapsules Containing Ranitidine Hydrochloride, Proceed.  Intern.  Symp. Control.  Rel.  Bioact.  Mater., 14, 308-309, 1987

 

Peer-Reviewed Conference Abstracts

1.     P Kanvinde, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Development of iRGD peptide modified polymeric docetaxel nanoparticles targeted to integrin-overexpressing breast cancer cells, Annual Meeting of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Chicago, IL, October 2012

2.     S. Bose, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Topical ocular formulation of a poorly soluble and poorly permeable experimental drug for the treatment of macular degeneration, Annual Meeting of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Washington, DC, October 2011

3.     Y. Patel, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Development of docetaxel loaded polymeric nanoparticles conjugated with an aptamer targeted to breast cancer cells, AAPS - National Biotechnology Conference, San Francisco, May, 2011, AAPS-Amgen Travel Award for Patel

4.     N. Mantha, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Inhibition of mutant Huntingtin with liposomal siRNA in an inducible PC-12 cell line, AAPS - National Biotechnology Conference, San Francisco, May, 2011, AAPS-Amgen Travel Award for Mantha

5.     S. L. Shukla, J. Panchal, S. K. Das, N. G. Das, Development of Liposomes and Polymer Nanoparticles for Tumor Targeting of the Anti-Angiogenic Drug Sunitinib, Annual Meeting of FIP & American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, New Orleans, November, 2010

6.     R. P. Kapoor, S. K. Das and N. G. Das, Development of Multicomponent Submicron Emulsions and their Efficacy in Delivering Vincristine to Multidrug Resistant MES-SA/Dx5 cells, Annual Meeting of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Los Angeles, CA, November, 2009, AAPS-AstraZeneca Travel Award for Kapoor

7.     S. L. Shukla, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Development of Self Emulsifying Nanoemulsions of the Anti-Angiogenic Agent Sunitinib, Annual Meeting of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Los Angeles, CA, November, 2009

8.     S. R. D'mello, N. G. Das, S. K. Das,  Efficacy Study of Paclitaxel Loaded PEG-PLGA Nanoparticles in Multidrug Resistant MES-SA/Dx5 Cancer Cells, Annual Meeting of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Atlanta, GA, November, 2008

9.     R. P. Kapoor, S. Rafique, S. K. Das, N. G. Das, Multicomponent Submicron Emulsions for Delivery of Vincristine and Evaluation of its Efficacy in the Multidrug Resistant Cell Line MES-SA/Dx5, Annual Meeting of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Atlanta, GA, November, 2008

10.   A. Kumar, S. K. Das, V. B. Sutariya, N. G. Das, Development and Evaluation of Thermoreversible Gels for Nasal Delivery of Troglitazone, Annual Meeting of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Atlanta, GA, November, 2008

11.   V. B. Sutariya, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Tamoxifen Loaded Self-Nanoemulsifying Drug Delivery System for Intestinal Lymphatic Transport: Development and Characterization, AAPS-National Biotechnology Conference, Toronto, Canada, June 2008; *** Coverage in AAPS Press Release and AAPS Travel Award for Sutariya

12.   S. Khatri, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Evaluation of the efficacy of methotrexate-dendritic nanodevices using cell survival studies in MES-SA cells, Annual Meeting of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, San Diego, CA, November 2007

13.   S. Rafique, S. K. Das, S. D’Mello and N. G. Das, Development of multi-component submicron emulsions for delivery of doxorubicin and evaluation of cell survival in multi-drug resistant cell line CRL-1977, Annual Meeting of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, San Diego, CA, November 2007

14.   S. D’Mello, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Development of PLGA-PEG nanoparticles of paclitaxel and evaluation of cell survival in CRL-1976 cancer cells, Annual Meeting of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, San Diego, CA, November 2007 AAPS - AstraZeneca Travel Award for D’Mello

15.   K. Somatsu, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Optimization of liposomal siRNA delivery in HeLa cells, National Biotechnology Conference, San Diego, CA, June, 2007

16.   P. R. Veerareddy, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Effect of processing parameters on the particle size of solid lipid nanoparticles, Annual Meeting of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, San Antonio, TX, November 2006

17.   P. R. Veerareddy, S. K. Das and N. G. Das, Formulation of tamoxifen loaded solid lipid nanoparticles, Annual Meeting of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, San Antonio, TX, November 2006

18.   K. Somatsu, J. V. Ludlow, S. K. Das, and N. G. Das, Establishment of siRNA transfection in HeLa cells for knockdown of Presenilin-1, Meeting of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, San Antonio, TX, November 2006

19.   J. V. Ludlow, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Validation of a fluorescence HPLC analytical method for buprenorphine hydrochloride, Meeting of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, San Antonio, TX, November 2006

20.   N. G. Das, J. V. Ludlow, S. K. Das, Self-emulsifying mono-, di- and triglyceride formulations for lymphatic delivery, Annual Meeting of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Nashville, TN, November 2005

21.   S. Khatri, J. V. Ludlow, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Stabilization of ovalbumin in nanoparticles, Pfizer Undergraduate Research Symposium, Groton, CT, September 2005

22.   N. G. Das, M. S. Surapaneni, L. Aburto, S. Sorensen and S. K. Das, Development and characterization of matrix-type mucoadhesive tablets of buprenorphine for sublingual delivery, Annual Meeting of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Baltimore, MD, November 2004

23.   N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Development of self-emulsifying formulations for lymphatic targeting of Tamoxifen, Annual Meeting of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Baltimore, MD, November 2004

24.   A. W. Morgan, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Development of poly (lactide-co-glycolide) nanoparticles of Bowman-Birk inhibitor using non-aqueous solvent evaporation method, Annual Meeting of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Baltimore, MD, November 2004

25.   A. W. Morgan, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Encapsulation of Bowman-Birk inhibitor in biodegradable nanoparticles using W/O/O solvent evaporation method, Pharmacy Student Research Conference (sponsored by the University of Colorado School of Pharmacy and the Merck Company Foundation), June 4-5, 2004

26.   A. W. Morgan, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Development of biodegradable nanoparticles of Bowman-Birk inhibitor, Annual meeting of the Idaho Academy of Science, March 26, 2004 ** Awarded 1st place in the Microbiology/Health Sciences section.

27.   S. N. Sani, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Effect of processing variables on PEG grafted PLGA nanoparticles prepared using the solvent evaporation method, Annual Meeting of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Salt Lake City, UT, October 2003

28.   A. Li, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Development of Mucoadhesive sublingual dosage forms of buprenorphine, Annual Meeting of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Salt Lake City, UT, October 2003

29.   A. Li, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, A sensitive fluorescence HPLC method for determination of buprenorphine, Annual Meeting of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Salt Lake City, UT, October 2003

30.   M. S. Surapaneni, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Correlation of Mucoadhesive force to the concentration of Mucoadhesive polymer in formulations, Annual Meeting of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Salt Lake City, UT, October 2003

31.   S. D. Borchert, S. K. Das and N. G. Das, Development of a self-emulsifying drug delivery systems for beta-carotene, Annual Meeting of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Salt Lake City, UT, October 2003

32.   M. S. Surapaneni, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Development of a mucoadhesive formulation of pentoxifylline, Annual Meeting of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Toronto, Canada, 2002

33.   M. Kothuri, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Surface modified O/W nanoemulsions for overcoming multiple drug resistance, Annual Meeting of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Toronto, Canada, 2002

34.   S. Puli, M. K. Kothuri, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Self-emulsifying drug delivery system for paclitaxel, Annual Meeting of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Toronto, Canada, 2002

35.   S. D. Borchert. N. G. Das, and S. K. Das, Novel self-emulsifying delivery system for targeted lymphatic delivery of b-carotene for cancer prevention and treatment, Idaho Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (BRIN) Conference, August 10-13, 2002, Moscow, ID

36.   S. D. Borchert. N. G. Das, C. M. Wilson and S. K. Das, Effect of pH and aging on the stability of hyaluronidase in the solution state, Pharmacy Student Research Conference - Western Region, May 31-June 1, 2002, Denver, CO

37.   S. D. Borchert. N. G. Das, C. M. Wilson and S. K. Das, Study of the stability of hyaluronidase in the solution state by modulated differential scanning calorimetry, Undergraduate Research Symposium, Idaho State University, April 04, 2002

38.   S. Pinnamaneni, N. G, Das, A. Bhushan and S. K. Das, Stability studies on model O/W nanoemulsion delivery systems containing tamoxifen, Annual Meeting of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Denver, CO, 2001

39.   S. Pinnamaneni, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Nanoemulsion delivery system for tamoxifen, Annual Meeting of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Indianapolis, IN, 2000

40.   S. K. Das and N. G. Das, A comparative study of the particle size, charge and protein entrapment in biodegradable nanoparticles for delivery of drugs to brain, Annual Meeting of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, New Orleans, LA, 1999

41.   E. Schmidt, N. G. Das and S. K. Das, Development of sterically stabilized biodegradable nanoparticles for delivery of drugs to brain, Pharmacy Student Research Conference - Western Region, June 4-6, 1999, IV.7, Denver, CO

42.   S. A. Batcheller, K. J. Miller and S. K. Das, Antisense oligonucleotide loaded biodegradable microparticles - Relationship of physicochemical parameters to cellular activity, Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, San Francisco, CA, 1998; PharmSci, 1, S-2490, 1999

43.   S. K. Das, Biodegradable microparticles in the delivery of vaccines and oligonucleotides, 1998 Conference on Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, sponsored by Fine Particle Society, Dallas, 1998

44.   S. K. Das, S. C. Chattaraj and K. J. Miller, Enhanced delivery of antisense oligonucleotides as inhibitors of serotonin uptake, Twelfth Annual Meeting of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Boston, MA, 1997; Pharmaceutical Research, 14, S-640, 1997

45.   S. C. Chattaraj and S. K. Das, Physicochemical characterization of influenza viral vaccine loaded niosome, Twelfth Annual Meeting of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Boston, MA, 1997; Pharmaceutical Research, 14, S-43, 1997

46.   S. C. Chattaraj and S. K. Das, Oral Delivery of Viral Influenza Vaccine Using Polyester and Polyalkylcyanoacrylate Microparticles, Eleventh Annual Meeting of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Seattle, WA, 1996; Pharmaceutical Research, 13, S-163, 1996

47.   S. C. Chattaraj, I. Kanfar and S. K. Das, Application of a Novel Diffusion Cell to Study Release of Acyclovir from Topical Products Containing Cyclodextrin and Polyethylene Glycol, Eleventh Annual Meeting of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Seattle, WA, 1996; Pharmaceutical Research, 13, S-375, 1996

48.   S. K. Das and P. Coons, Effect of Formulation Parameters on Physicochemical Characteristics of Biodegradable Polyester Microspheres, Tenth Annual Meeting of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Miami, FL, 1995; Pharmaceutical Research, 12, S-259, 1995

49.   S. K. Das, Delivery Systems for Single - Step Immunization, 1994 Conference on Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology, sponsored by Fine Particle Society, New Jersey 1994

50.   S. K. Das, Effect of Formulation Variables on Drug Loading and Surface Chemistry of Poly(isobutylcyanoacrylate) Nanoparticles, Eighth Annual Meeting of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Orlando, FL, 1993; Pharmaceutical Research, 10, S-188, 1993

51.   S. K. Das, Characterization of Nanoparticles for Ocular Drug Delivery, 1993 Conference on Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology, sponsored by Fine Particle Society, Chicago 1993

52.   K. V. Rangaiah, S. C. Chattaraj and S. K. Das, Effect of Process Variables and Excipients on the Tabletting Parameters of Norfloxacin Tablets, 12th Pharmaceutical Technology Conference, Denmark, 1993

53.   S. C. Chattaraj, A. K. Pal, S. K. Das, S. K. Ghosal and B. K. Gupta, Evaluation of Polysiloxane Resin Derivative as Micropelleting Material, Symposium on Polymer Delivery Systems, American Chemical Society, San Francisco, 1992; Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 203, April, 49, 1992

54.   S. K. Das, I. G. Tucker and D. J. T. Hill, Effect of Formulation Variables on Physicochemical Characteristics of Poly(isobutylcyanoacrylate) Nanoparticles, Sixth Annual Meeting of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Washington D C, 1991; Pharmaceutical Research, 8, S-147, 1991

55.   S. K. Das, I. G. Tucker and D. J. T. Hill, Physicochemical Characterization of Poly(isobutylcyanoacrylate) Nanoparticles for Ocular Drug Delivery, Annual Scientific Meeting of Australian Pharmaceutical Science Association, Adelaide, 1991; Australian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, 21, 332, 1991

56.   B. K. Gupta, S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das, D. Chattopadhya, S. K. Ghosal and S. C. Mandal, Preparation, Characterization and Pharmacokinetic Evaluation of Poly(DL-Lactide-co-Glycolide) Microspheres of 5-Fluorouracil, 43rd Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, 1991

57.   S. K. Das and S. C. Chattaraj, Preparation  and In Vitro  Evaluation of Ethyl Cellulose Microcapsules Containing Trimethoprim, 7th International Symposium on Microencapsulation, Glasgow, 1990

58.   S. K. Das and S. C. Chattaraj, Antitumor Activity of  Intravenously Administered Polymethacrylic Nanoparticles Loaded with cis-Platinum (II) in Mice, 7th  International Symposium on Microencapsulation, Glasgow, 1990

59.   S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das, S. K. Ghosal and B. K. Gupta, Comparative Bioavailability Study of Controlled Release Bioadhesive Theophylline Tablets, 9th Pharmaceutical Technology Conference, The Netherlands, 1990

60.   S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das, S. K. Ghosal and B. K. Gupta, Effect of Pretreatment  with a Depilatory Agent on the Penetration Rate of Theophylline from a Transdermal Drug Delivery System, 9th Pharmaceutical Technology Conference, The Netherlands, 1990

61.   S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das, S. K. Ghosal and B. K. Gupta, Transdermal Controlled Delivery of Theophylline,  IV World Conference on Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Mannheim-Heidelberg, 1989; Eur. J. Clin. Pharmacol., 36,  Suppl. A 282, 1989

62.   S. K. Das, S. C. Chattaraj and B. K. Gupta, Controlled Release Drug Delivery Systems for Antimalarial Agents, IV World Conference on Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Mannheim-Heidelberg, 1989; Eur. J. Clin. Pharmacol., 36,  Suppl. A 59, 1989

63.   S. C., Chattaraj, S. K. Das and S. K. Ghosal, Kinetics of Theophylline Release From Microcapsules and Multi-unit Matrix Delivery Systems, 5th International Conference on Pharmaceutical Technology, Paris, 1989

64.   S. K. Das, Evaluation of Ethyl Cellulose Microcapsules Containing Trimethoprim, 5th International Conference on Pharmaceutical Technology, Paris, 1989

65.   S. K. Das and S. C. Chattaraj, Design and Drug Release Kinetics of Carbopol/Gelatin Coacervated Nylon Microcapsules, 5th International Conference on Pharmaceutical Technology, Paris, 1989

66.   S. K. Das, S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Ghosal and B. K. Gupta, Transdermal Controlled Delivery of Nifedipine, 5th International Conference on Pharmaceutical Technology, Paris, 1989

67.   S. K. Das, The Development of Bioadhesive Microcapsules and Assessment for Delaying the Gastrointestinal Transit in Experimental Animal, Proceed. 76th Indian Sci. Cong., Part III, Medical and Veterinary Sciences, 1989

68.   B. K. Gupta, S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das and S. K. Ghosal, In Vitro Evaluation of Theophylline Transdermal Film, 41st Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, 1989

69.   S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das, B. K. Gupta and S. K. Ghosal, Burst Layer Colon Specific Drug Delivery System, 41st Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, 1989

70.   S. K. Bhadra, S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das and B. K. Gupta, Formulation Variables Affecting the Drug Release Profile of Multiunit Dosage Forms of Polymethyl Methacrylate Ester Copolymers, 40th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, 1988

71.   S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das, S. K. Ghosal and B. K. Gupta, Design of Controlled Release Theophylline Microspheres of Methacrylic Ester Copolymers, 40th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, 1988

72.   S. K. Das, S. C. Chattaraj and B. K. Gupta, Controlled Drug Delivery from Polyvinyl Chloride - Polyvinyl Acetate Microcapsules, 40th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, 1988

73.   M. K. Samanta, S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das and B. K. Gupta, Design and In Vitro Drug Release Profile of Ethyl Cellulose Microcapsules Containing Trifluoperazine and Trihexyphenidyl, 40th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, 1988

74.   R. Debnath, K. D. Chowdhury, S. K. Das, M. Pal and B. K. Gupta, Controlled Release Oral Drug Delivery Systems Containing Antileprotic Agents, 40th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, 1988

75.   S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das, S. K. Ghosal and B. K. Gupta, Development of Controlled Release Drug Delivery Systems Containing Diazepam, XVI CINP Congress, Munich,1988; Psychopharmacology, 96, Suppl.360, 1988

76.   S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das, S. K. Ghosal and B. K. Gupta, Computer Supported Biopharmaceutical Evaluation and Mechanistic Analysis of Matrix and Capsule Type Drug Delivery Devices of Nifedipine, First Asian Conference of Pharmaceutical Education, Research and Drug  Industry, Singapore, 1988

77.   S. K. Das, S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Ghosal and B. K. Gupta, Transdermal Controlled Delivery of Nifedipine, First Asian Conference of Pharmaceutical Education, Research and Drug Industry, Singapore, 1988

78.   S. K. Das, S. C. Chattaraj and B. K. Gupta, Drug Release Kinetics of Nylon  - Gelatin Microcapsules, 39th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, 1987; Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 50,  205, 1988

79.   S. K. Das, S. C. Chattaraj and B. K. Gupta, Design and Comparative Bioavailability Study of Controlled Release Antimalarial Agents, XII International Congress for Tropical Medicine and Malaria, Amsterdam, 1988; Excerpta Medica, International Congress Series, 810,  348, 1988

80.   S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das, S. K. Ghosal and B. K. Gupta, Development of Controlled Release Drug Delivery System for Lymphatic Filariasis, XII International Congress for Tropical Medicine and Malaria, Amsterdam, 1988; Excerpta Medica, International Congress Series, 810,  157, 1988

81.   S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Ghosal, S. K. Das and B. K. Gupta, Computer Supported Biopharmaceutical Evaluation of EUDRAGIT Microcapsules Containing Diethylcarbamazine Citrate, 39th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress; 1987; Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 50,  205, 1988

82.   S. Palchowdhury and S. K. Das, The In Vitro Dissolution of Sulfamethoxazole from Polyvinyl Chloride Microcapsules, 6th International Symposium on Microencapsulation, Cavtat-Dubrovnik, 1987

83.   S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das and B. K. Gupta, Physicochemical Aspects of the Preparation of Ethyl Cellulose Micropellets Containing Cimetidine and In Vivo - In  Vitro  Correlation of Drug Release, 6th International Symposium on Microencapsulation, Cavtat - Dubrovnik, 1987

84.   S. K. Das, S. C. Chattaraj and B. K. Gupta, Effect of Liquid Telomers of Butadiene (LITHENE) on the Formation and Drug Release Kinetics of EUDRAGIT Microcapsules Containing Trimethoprim, 6th International Symposium on Microencapsulation, Cavtat - Dubrovnik, 1987

85.   S. K. Das and B. K. Gupta, Design and In Vitro Evaluation of Ethyl Cellulose Microcapsules Containing Sulfadiazine, 6th  International Symposium on Microencapsulation, Cavtat - Dubrovnik, 1987

86.   S. Palchowdhury, S. K. Das and T. K. Mandal, Design and Evaluation of Ethyl Cellulose Microencapsulated Dosage Form Containing Theophylline, 47th International Congress of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Amsterdam, 1987

87.   S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das and B. K. Gupta, Preparation and Evaluation of Ethyl Cellulose Micropellets Containing Sulfisoxazole, 47th International Congress of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Amsterdam, 1987

88.   S. K. Das, S. C. Chattaraj and B. K. Gupta, Effect of Protective Colloids and Plasticizers on the Formation and Drug Release Characteristics of EUDRAGIT Microcapsules, 47th International Congress of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Amsterdam, 1987

89.   S. C. Chattaraj, S. K. Das and B. K. Gupta, Design and Evaluation of Controlled Release Drug Delivery System of Ranitidine Hydrochloride, 38th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, 1986

90.   S. K. Das and B. K. Gupta, Evaluation of Ethyl Cellulose Encapsulated Dosage Form of Trimethoprim, III World Conference on Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Stockholm, 1986; Acta Pharmacol. Toxicol., 59,  Suppl. 5, pt. 2, 88, 1986

91.  S. K. Das and B. K. Gupta, Design and Evaluation of Polyvinyl Chloride Microencapsulated Dosage Form of Sulfadiazine, III World Conference on Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Stockholm, 1986; Acta Pharmacol. Toxicol., 59,  Supp. 5, pt. 2, 88, 1986

Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)

  • Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics, 2004 -
  • Director of Graduate Program and Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2004-
  • Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2004-09
  • RX 421 - Intro to Dosage Forms
  • RX 422 - Advanced Dosage Forms
  • RX 782 - Ethics in Reserach
  • RX 783 - Intro to Pharmaceutical Research
  • RX 785 - Biopharmaceutical Analysis
  • RX 786 - Advanced Drug Delivery
  • RX 787 - Industrial Pharmacy : Preformulation and Product Development

Personal Hobbies

Nature photography


Education/Experience

Education/Degrees

  • B.S. Pharmacy - Jadavpur University, India, 1980
  • M.S. Pharmaceutics - Jadavpur University, India, 1982
  • Postgraduate Scholar in Pharmaceutical Technology, UNIDO/WHO/Government of Belgium, 1986
  • Ph.D. Pharmaceutics, Jadavpur University, India, 1988
  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Pharmaceutics, The University of Queensland, Australia, 1990-91

Professional Credentials

  • Registered Pharmacist, West Bengal Pharmacy Council, India

Awards/Honors

  • Academic Leadership Fellow (AACP 2006)
  • Young Scientist Award, Indian Science Congress
  • Research grants from National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Research Grant from PDA Foundation
  • Biographical Recognitions
    • Who's Who in America, 67th ed.,2013
    • Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 11th ed., 2011-12
    • American Men & Women of Science, 28th ed., 2010, vol 2, p. 634
    • Who's Who in America, 64th ed., 2010, vol. 1, p. 1058
    • American Men & Women of Science, 26th ed., vol 2, p. 611
    • Who's Who Among America's Teachers, 8th ed., 2004
    • American Men & Women of Science, 24th ed., vol 2, p. 598
    • Who's Who in Medicine & Healthcare, 4th ed., 2002-2003
    • American Men & Women of Science, 20th ed., 1998-99, vol. 2, p. 644
    • Who's Who in Science & Engineering, 3rd ed., 1996-97, p. 217
    • Who's Who Among America's Teachers, 4th ed., 1996

    Association Memberships (professional/educational)

    • Member, Board of Directors (2008-11), American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy  
    • Chair, Council of Sections (2008-09), American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy  
    • Chair (2007-08), Pharmaceutics Section, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy  
    • Member of Executive Committee of BIOTEC Section, American Association of Pharm. Scientists
    • Young Scientist Mentoring Program, Controlled Release Society

    Professional Experience

    • Over 30 years research experience in controlled drug delivery and formulation development
    • Over 20 years teaching experience in professional pharmacy programs in USA and Canada
    • Adhoc member Gene and Drug Delivery, Nanotechonology, Pre & Post Doctoral Fellowship and SBIR/STTR Study Sections, Center for Scientific Review, NIH
    • Member, Editorial Board, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (2006- 2015)
    • Member, Editorial Board, Therapeutic Delivery
    • Member, Editorial Board, Clinical Pharmacology & Biopharmaceutics
    • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery Reserach
    • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Pharmaceutical Technology and Drug Research
    • Member, Editorial Board, WebMedCentral Plus - Pharmaceutical Sciences Specialty
    • International Journal of Tumor Therapy
    • ACPE Accreditation Site Visitation Team Member (adhoc) 2010 -