Editorial Board

  • Dr A Nokhodchi
    Dr A Nokhodchi

    is serving at Medway School of Pharmacy, University of Kent, UK. He earlier served at Tabriz University of Medical Sciences and King’s College London after obtaining his PhD on Pharmaceutical Technology at John Moores University, Liverpool. He has supervised over 90 MPharm project students and 8 PhD postgraduate students at several institutions in various fields of pharmaceutical technology. At the present he has 4 PhD students in his lab working on particle engineering, dissolution enhancement techniques and controlled release formulations. Email: [email protected]

  • Dr Ashawat
    Dr Ashawat

    is a faculty staff member at BNCP (Girls) at Udaipur, India. His research area includes Herbal Cosmetic and their mode of actions, Biochemical and Histological changes in skin with relation to different skin ailment like loss of collagen matrix, elastin and imbalance of catalase and SOD, and protein content in skin samples; Sunscreen Studies and Intradermal Delivery of Potent Drug molecules.

  • Dr Asser Ibrahim Ghoneim
    Dr Asser Ibrahim Ghoneim

    is a faculty staff member at Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, AinShams University, Cairo (Egypt). His research interest includes investigation of the potential protective effects of natural agents on hepatocyte death.

  • Dr Aysegül Güvenç
    Dr Aysegül Güvenç

    is a faculty staff member at Department of Pharmaceutical Botany, Ankara University (Turkey). Her reseach interest includes: Medicinal Plants, Plant anatomy, Biological activity of medicinal plants (antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory activities)

  • Dr Brahmeshwar Mishra
    Dr Brahmeshwar Mishra

    is Professor of Pharmaceutics at Banaras Hindu University, India. He has diverse interests in pharmaceutical technology. Email: [email protected]

  • Dr Daniela Rigano
    Dr Daniela Rigano

    is a researcher at Faculty of Pharmacy of University of Naples Federico II. The research activity of Dr Rigano is based on isolation and structural characterization of secondary metabolites extracted from medicinal and alimentary officinal plants and the study of properties of essential oils extracted from plants endemic of Mediterranean Basin.

  • Dr DK Sarker
    Dr DK Sarker

    University of Brighton (School of Pharmacy) Associate Professor completed his PhD in chemical physics/biophysics in 1995 from the University of East Anglia (UK). He spent considerable time working in the UK/Swiss pharmaceutical and healthcare Industry (Hoffmann-La Roche and GSK/Unilever) around studies and a post-doctoral and teaching period based at the universities of Paris (École Normale Supérièure) and Berlin (Potsdam) and national research institutes in France (INRA) and Germany (Max Planck). He has led research projects funded by private companies, the European Union, various research councils and the UK Department of Trade and Industry (DTi) via KTP programmes. He is a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK) and Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain and their professional and educational activities through outreach programmes, course provision and funding. Email: [email protected]

  • Dr El Ashry
    Dr El Ashry

    is Professor Emeritus at Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, University of Alexandria, Egypt. A D Sc and author of over 400 papers, Dr Sayed’s research interest includes: Synthetic potential of carbohydrates in the field of heterocycles, Chemistry of Functionalized carbonyl compounds, and Microwave assisted organic synthesis.

  • Dr G Maghraby
    Dr G Maghraby

    is Associate professor of Pharmaceutics, College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia. His research interest includes: Application of differential scanning calorimetry to study the mechanisms of improved skin delivery of drugs after application of penetration enhancers or vesicular delivery carriers. Email: [email protected]

  • Dr Gabriella Csóka
    Dr Gabriella Csóka

    Pharmacovigilance Manager in ExtractumPharma Co., Hungary. Her research area includes: Pharmacovigilance, Preformulation of transdermal therapeutic system (TTS), Preformulation of thermoresponsive drug delivery systems, Intelligent drug delivery systems, Intelligent polymers and Thermoanalitical analyis

  • Dr Glen Stephen Patten
    Dr Glen Stephen Patten

    is Team Leader, Nutritional Genomics, Adelaide SA, Australia. His current field of research includes: investigating the role of nutrition and in particular omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and plant bioactives in the prevention and treatment of inflammatory diseases.

  • Dr Harminder Singh
    Dr Harminder Singh

    is Associate Professor at Department of Pharmacology, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (GGS, Medical College),PUNJAB, INDIA. His research interest includes pharmacovigilance.

  • Dr Ioan Tomuta
    Dr Ioan Tomuta

    is a faculty staff member at Faculty of Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. His research and development activities deals mainly with solid dosage forms. He is studying and using mathematical and statistical multi-factorial methods to rationalize pharmaceutical processes and drug formulations.

  • Dr Javed Ali
    Dr Javed Ali

    is a faculty staff member at Department of Pharmaceutics, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi. His research interest includes Novel Drug Delivery Systems.

  • Dr Jia-You Fang
    Dr Jia-You Fang

    is Chairperson and Professor, Graduate Institute of Natural Products, Chang Gung University, Taiwan. His Research Interest includes: Natural products, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacokinetics, Cosmetic science. Email: [email protected]

  • Dr Kanchan Gupta
    Dr Kanchan Gupta

    is a faculty staff member at Dept of Pharmacology, DMC, Ludhiana, India. Her research interest includes Drug Utilization Studies, In Vivo and In Vitro Pharmacology and Toxicology Studies; Experimental, Clinical, Cardiovascular, Neuropharmacology and Psycopharmacological Studies

  • Dr Khairi Mustafa Salem F Elbom
    Dr Khairi Mustafa Salem F Elbom

    is Dean- College of Pharmacy, Al-Ain University of Science and Technology, UAE. His area of research includes: Chromatographic techniques, Spectrophotometric Methods, Atomic absorption and atomic emission spectrometry.

  • Dr Kunn Hadinoto
    Dr Kunn Hadinoto

    is an assistant professor in the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He received a bachelor degree from University of Washington (2000) and a doctoral degree from PurdueUniversity (2004) both in chemical engineering. His current research interests are in the area of pulmonary drug delivery with emphasis on dry powder inhaler formulation of therapeutic nanoparticles, antibiotic aerosol formulation to treat pulmonary biofilm infections, spray-drying and spray-freeze-drying productions of nano-scale solid dosage form, and modelling of pharmaceutical manufacturing processes. He has published more than thirty peer-reviewed journal and conference articles in various areas of pharmaceutical engineering and particle technology. Email: [email protected]

  • Dr Luiz Alberto Lira Soares
    Dr Luiz Alberto Lira Soares

    is Professor at Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences (UFPE/Brazil), and also permanent Professor at Postgraduate Course in Pharmaceutical Sciences (UFRN/Brazil). His teaching and research interests are solid dosage forms (design and physics of tablet compression), disperse systems and phytopharmaceutical with emphasis in technological development and analytical methods. He is a member of the Brazilian Pharmacopoeia Commission since 2008.

  • Dr Martins Emeje
    Dr Martins Emeje

    is a Research Fellow with the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Nigeria. He is interested in creating an understanding of the molecular behavior of polymeric materials and the compaction properties of pharmaceutical powders, excipients and active pharmaceutical ingredients including the physics/mechanics of tablet formulation using these substances. Email: [email protected]

  • Dr Marwan SM Al-Nimer
    Dr Marwan SM Al-Nimer

    is a Professor of Pharmacology at College of Medicine, Al-MustansirityaUniversity (Iraq). He is a member of Scientific Research Committee in Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

  • Dr MK Sangun
    Dr MK Sangun

    is Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Arts and Sciences Faculty, Mustafa Kemal University, TURKEY. His research interest includes: Extraction Techniques, Natural Products, Analysis of Environmental Pollutants, Manufacturing and Development of Cosmetics and ICP, HPLC, GC, IC Techniques.

  • Dr Naeem Hasan Khan
    Dr Naeem Hasan Khan

    is Senior Associate Professor & Head at the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, AIMST University, MALAYSIA. He has interest in synthetic, natural and analytical chemistry. His methods have been included in USP, EP and other pharmacopoeias.

  • Dr Najl Valeyev
    Dr Najl Valeyev

    is a faculty member at the Center for Molecular Processing, University of Kent, UK. His research interest includes: In silico molecular modelling of pharmaceutically important signal transduction pathways that regulate intracellular processes involved in human diseases; and, Development of systems biology assisted disease treatments especially for the cases of complex diseases involving simultaneous interplay of a variety of factors. He has been awarded various grants, distinctions and fellowships. (ebe, enb)

  • Dr Nick Kalogeropoulos
    Dr Nick Kalogeropoulos

    is Assistant Professor of Food and Environmental Chemistry at Department of the Science of Dietetics and Nutrition, HarokopioUniversity, Athens, Greece. His interest includes: Alteration of food macro- and microconstituents during cooking and processing; Isolation and characterization of natural extracts from aromatic plants, herbs, and plant food material; Microencapsulation of bioactive compounds for use in foods; Fatty acids distribution in lipids from food and biological samples; and Determination of pollutants in food.

  • Dr Ozgen Ozer
    Dr Ozgen Ozer

    , Professor at Faculty of Pharmacy, Ege University (Turkey), is a Member of Turkish Cosmetology Scientists' Association (TÜKAD). Her area of interest includes Dermal/transdermal delivery, emulsions, gels, colloidal systems and stability studies pertaining to cosmeceuticals.

  • Dr Parloop Bhatt
    Dr Parloop Bhatt

    is Associate Professor at LM College of Pharmacy, Ahmedabad, India. She began her career as a Product Development Officer in Torrent Laboratories and has guided number of post graduate and doctoral students in the field of pharmacy and clinical research.

  • Dr Patricia Dias Fernandes
    Dr Patricia Dias Fernandes

    is a faculty at Laboratório de Farmacologia da Inflamação e do Óxido Nítrico Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro.

  • Dr Ravi Iyer
    Dr Ravi Iyer

    is a Senior Research Analyst at Caremark Inc, Wheeling, IL (USA). His interests include: Analysis of Pharmacy and Disease Management Programs; Clinical and financial Outcomes analysis relating to management of chronic diseases like Diabetes, COPD, CAD, HF, and Asthma; Performing hypothesis and significance testing, categorical data analysis, regression based modeling techniques (linear and logistic); Predictive modeling to examine the predictors of healthcare cost and utilization in chronically ill patients.

  • Dr Rozangela Curi Pedrosa
    Dr Rozangela Curi Pedrosa

    is Director of the Department of Innovation & Technology, Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil). She has developed research on issues: assessment of the biological activity of natural products and synthetic, ethnopharmacology, cancer and oxidative stress.

  • Dr Ryszard Amarowicz
    Dr Ryszard Amarowicz

    is a faculty staff member at Division of Food Research, Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of Polish Academy of Sciences, Olsztyn, Poland. His field of interest includes: Food analysis, analytical chemistry, phenolic compounds (phenolic acids, tannins, lignans), antioxidant activity of natural antioxidants, antioxidant activity of protein hydrolysates, antimicrobial activity of phenolic compounds, chromatography of natural compounds.

  • Dr Satomi Onoue
    Dr Satomi Onoue

    is a faculty at Department of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics and Global Center of Excellence (COE) Program, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Shizuoka, Japan. His current research interests include: (1) Development of peptide-based drug candidates for treatment of asthma/COPD, dry eye, and diabetes; (2) Design of dry powder inhalation system for pulmonary administration of peptides; and (3) Development of novel analytical tools for predicting drug-induced phototoxicity of pharmaceutical substances

  • Dr Shabihul Fatma Abidi
    Dr Shabihul Fatma Abidi

    is a Scientist at Nutrition Research Laboratory, Aligarh Muslim University, India. Her research is focused towards the dietary essential amino acid needs.

  • Dr Srisagul Sungthongjeen
    Dr Srisagul Sungthongjeen

    is a faculty staff member at Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Naresuan University, THAILAND. His research interest includes: Controlled release delivery system, especially pulsatile drug delivery system and gastroretentive drug delivery system (floating drug delivery systems, mucoadhesive drug delivery systems); Swellable and non-swellable matrix tablets for controlled drug release; Polymer sciences and technology, especially biopolymers; Single unit (tablets) and multiparticulate (pellets, beads) drug delivery systems.

  • Dr Stefania Miccadei
    Dr Stefania Miccadei

    is a Professor at Regina Elena Cancer Institute, Rome. Her area of interest includes: Gastronomic Science and Pathology.

  • Dr Suhasini Bhatnagar
    Dr Suhasini Bhatnagar

    is a Pune based Molecular Biotechnologist .Her research interests lie in Drug discovery and the area of major interest is the infectious diseases.

  • Dr Sunita Amrutesh
    Dr Sunita Amrutesh

    is Professor & Head Department of OMR at KLE Dental College, Bengaluru. Her research interest includes: radioprotective studies, serological hepatic B immunity in vaccinated health care workers, radiomorphometric indices and remineralization of artificial caries.

  • Dr Tripta Bansal
    Dr Tripta Bansal

    is a Scientist at National Dope Testing Laboratory, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India. Her interest includes preclinical pharmacokinetic evaluation of NCEs/drugs in rodents; in vivo liver and intestinal organ perfusion systems, tissue distribution studies, vein and bile duct cannulation; Preclinical data analysis, modeling and biostatistics.

  • Dr UM Iyer
    Dr UM Iyer

    is a Professor at Department of Foods & Nutrition, Faculty of Family and Community sciences, MS University Baroda, India. Her area of interest includes: Adolescent Nutrition (Determinants of Undernutrition and overnutrition); Dietary management of Diabetes Mellitus (Curry leaves, Sundakai, Spirulina, Panchratna juice, Amla, Barley grass, Wheat grass etc); Development of simple screening tool for identification of risk at diabetic and cardiac subjects.

  • Dr Yingming Pan
    Dr Yingming Pan

    is a Professor at Key Laboratory for the Chemistry and Molecular Engineering of Medicinal Resources (Ministry of Education of China) and School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering of Guangxi Normal University. His research interests include the separation, synthesis, and investigation of the biological activity of natural compounds.

  • Dr. Isik Ozguney
    Dr. Isik Ozguney

    is a faculty staff member at Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Ege University, TURKEY. Her research focuses are sustained release drug delivery systems (microcapsules and matrix tablets), micromeritic studies, rectal drug delivery (sustained release suppositories), transdermal drug delivery (microemulsions and gels), hot melt extrusion technology and in situ gelling systems for rectal and ocular drug delivery.

  • Dr. Milap C. Nahata
    Dr. Milap C. Nahata

    is Professor and Chairman, Pharmacy Practice and Administration, College of Pharmacy; Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, College of Medicine; Associate Director of Pharmacy, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH. His research interest includes Efficacy and safety of various drug therapies in patients, Pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics of drugs in patients, Health outcomes/quality of life studies in patients on pharmacotherapy, Development of stable and palatable dosage forms of drugs for patients.

  • Dr. Raida Al-Kassas
    Dr. Raida Al-Kassas

    is a faculty staff member at School of Pharmacy, The University of Auckland, New Zealand. She has an extensive research experience focused on the use of multiparticulate delivery systems including microspheres and nanoparticles for administration of drug substances and anti-bacterial agents. She has successfully established a research theme in the use of nanoparticles for incorporation of bioactive macromolecules such as DNA, antigens and proteins to be used for immunization and for the treatment of cancer.

  • Dr. Yujing Sun
    Dr. Yujing Sun

    is a Research Professor in Vermont Cancer Center, University of Vermont, USA. Her research areas include tumor target molecular selection, tumor target drug design and antibody pharmacokinetics and therapeutic study. Dr Sun has rich experience in pathology technology, tumor animal model, tissue culture and in vitro and in vivo imagine analysis.

  • Mr M Tongra
    Mr M Tongra

    is a Drug Control Officer with Govt of Rajasthan, India. He has undergone Clinical Research and IPR trainings at NIH, Maryland and WIPO, Geneva respectively.

  • Mr Saleem Z Shaikh
    Mr Saleem Z Shaikh

    is Head Analytical Research at Jamjoom Pharmaceuticals, Jeddah. His area of interest includes Quality Assurance of pharmaceuticals.

  • Mr SS Randhawa
    Mr SS Randhawa

    works as Country Sales Manager -Pharmaceuticals in Oman. He started his career as Medical Representative, thereafter worked as Pharmacist, promoted to Business Development Executive and then to Head Operations. His area of interest is Pharmaceutical care.

  • Mrs Partibha Nand
    Mrs Partibha Nand

    is a faculty staff member at MS Institute of Pharmacy, India. She has authored number of books on Pharmaceutical Dispensing, Clinical and Hospital Pharmacy.

  • Prof Abdullah Habeeballh Abdullah Juma
    Prof Abdullah Habeeballh Abdullah Juma

    is a faculty staff member at Department of Orthopaedics & Trauma, Faculty of Medicine, KingAbdul-AzizUniversity, Jeddah (Saudi Arabia). He is Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

  • Prof. Rosario Pignatello
    Prof. Rosario Pignatello

    is Professor of Pharmaceutical Technology and Legislation at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Catania (Italy). His research activity within the innovative pharmaceutical technology involve in particular: polymer micro- and nanoparticles, ocular drug delivery systems, lipophilic prodrugs and conjugates, chemically engineered polymers, liposomes, SLN; drug-biomembrane interaction studies (DSC, LB).

  • Prof. Weidong Zhang
    Prof. Weidong Zhang

    is the Director of Modern Research Center for Traditional Chinese Medicine of Second Military Medical University (China). His major achievements are in the field of bioactive natural products discovery for therapeutical applications, QA&QC; of herbal medicine, large scale Natural Product Library (both virtual and material), biological fingerprint, formula of TCM, metabonomics and chemical biology of natural products.

  • Dr. Umakant N. Patil- M.B.B.S., M.D. (Pharmacology)
    Dr. Umakant N. Patil- M.B.B.S., M.D. (Pharmacology)

    is a Professor and Head, Dept. of Pharmacology, S. S. Institute of Medical Sciences, Devanagari, India. He has got more than sixteen years of experience in Medical Pharmacology. He is also been involved as Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator in various Clinical Trials. His area of interest is Clinical Pharmacology and he has published various research papers in journal of repute.

  • Dr. Shekhar Verma
    Dr. Shekhar Verma

    is Associate professor of Pharmaceutics. Completed his PhD in novel and controlled dug delivery systems from Gurughasidas Central University, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh state, India. His research interest includes: Non aqueous emulsions and microemulsions, development of carriers for poorly aqueous soluble drugs, delivery of enhancers or vesicular delivery carriers, nutraceuticals etc

  • Dr. Santosh A. Payghan
    Dr. Santosh A. Payghan

    is Associate Professor in Pharmaceutics, completed his Ph D in Development of Non aqueous emulsion and Ionic Liquid reservoirs from Jodhpur National University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Currently working at perview of Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Maharshtra. His research interests includes; development of carriers for poorly aqueous soluble drugs, optimization and stabilization of Dispersed Systems, Nanoemulsion, Microspheres, Injectables, Microemulsions, Non aqueous emulsion, Ionic liquid reservoirs and other novel drug delivery systems.

  • Rishi Kumar Rahangdale
    Rishi Kumar Rahangdale

    Rishi holds a Master of Business Administration degree from West Texas A&M University , Texas, USA, and Master of Pharmacy with specialization in Pharmaceutics from B.R. Nahata college of Pharmacy , Mandsaur, India. He has completed his Bachelor’s in Pharmacy From S.G.S.I.T.S. Indore, Madhya Pradesh. Further, he is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®). He has more than ten years of professional experience and has served various leadership roles in pharmaceutical industry specific to research & development, process optimization, scale-up, operation, business development, project management, stakeholder management and strategy. He also worked as an independent consultant for pharmaceutical industry.

  • Shikha Prasad
    Shikha Prasad

    Shikha received her Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, Texas, USA. She completed her Bachelor’s in Pharmacy from B.I.T. Mesra, Ranchi. She has more than eight years of professional experience in pharmaceutical research ranging from formulation research & development, process optimization and scale-up to basic research in fields related to genetic disorders, blood brain barrier, inflammation, tobacco smoke toxicity and diabetes. Currently, she is working as a postdoctoral researcher in department of neurology, Feinberg school of medicine at Northwestern University. Her research has been published in valued international journals, such as Redox Biology, BMC neuroscience, Fluids and Barriers of the CNS, Pharmaceutical Research, Brain Research, Toxicology, Neurotoxicology, and Expert Opin Drug Discovery. She has further presented her work in several national and international meetings and conferences including AAPS, SOT, ACT and Experimental Biology.