DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACEUTICS

Department of Pharmaceutics has blend of experienced staff with diversified exposure in Pharmaceutical research and industries. It is equipped with sophisticated instruments for development and evaluation of various dosage forms. Active participation of faculties and students in terms of publications and presentations helps them to keep updated regarding latest developments (International and National Publication: More than 60, International and national presentation: More than 50). Deparment has spacious laboratories with adequate equipments capable of providing the much needed technical support for teaching and research. The department has good organizational capabilities with computer facilities and is able to plan, prepare and promote programmes for professional pharmacists.

Facilities

DSC (Differential scanning calorimetry), NETZSCH UV-VIS UV-Visible Spectrophotometer (Shimadzu) Six Basket Dissolution apparatus (Electrolab) Disintegration test apparatus (Electrolab) Minipress (Kambert GMP Model) Rotary evaporator Brookfield viscometer Bulk density test apparatus (Electrolab) Sonicator Micro-centrifuge Gel-Electrophoresis (Horizontal and vertical) Laminar air flow Humidity controlled oven

Laboratory

-Pharmaceutics-I -Pharmaceutics-II -Pharmaceutics-III -Biotechnology/Microbiology Lab. -Machine Room -Research Laboratory -Central Instrument Lab

Research Areas

Preformulation Study Solubility Enhancements of poorly soluble drugs by different techniques Novel Drug Delivery Systems Gastro-retentive Drug Delivery System Mouth Dissolving Drug Delivery System Liposomes Dendrimers Transdermal Drug Delivery System Stability studies Particle Engineering