Dr. Amita Joshi

Total Experience

Research experience : 10 years

Teaching experience : 03 years & 9 months

Industrial experience : 02 years

Educational Qualification : M.Pharm. (Pharmaceutics), Ph.D

Research Area Novel drug delivery system for infectious diseases, Lymphatic drug delivery system, Response surface optimization, Multiparticulate drug delivery system, Gastroretentive drug delivery system, Lipid based drug delivery system

General information
Designation Scientist-B
Office Phone 079-27439375, 27416409
Email amita@perdcentre.com , amitagarg4@gmail.com

Brief about you

Dr. Amita Joshi is a Pharmacy graduate with specialization in Pharmaceutics from UIPS, Punjab University, Chandigarh and a doctorate degree from Nirma University, Ahmedabad. Dr. Joshi was previously working with Ranbaxy Research Laboratories, Gurgaon and Cadila Pharmaceuticals Limited, Ahmedabad. Dr. Joshi is currently working as Scientist-B in the Dept. of Pharmaceutics at B. V. Patel {PERD Centre, Ahmedabad. Dr. Joshi has been recipient of Gandhian Young Technology Innovation (GYTI) Award, India for her innovative work on novel formulation development for the better management of HIV. Her area of research includes- Nanoformulations of infectious diseases like, HIV and TB, Application of QbD for formulation development, Pelletization technique, Novel Topical formulation for photoprotective agents.

Current Activities :

Lymphatic drug delivery system, Novel drug delivery system for infectious diseases, Response surface optimization, Multiparticulate drug delivery system, Lipid based drug delivery system, Novel delivery system for photo-protective agents

Experience
Research -
Teaching 3 years and 9 months
Industry 2 years
Contact
Website www.perdcentre.com
Membership Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI)
Specialization  
Specialization Areas: Pharmaceutics; Specifically: Novel drug delivery system for infectious diseases and Response surface optimization
Subject Taught UG: -
Subject Taught PG: Dosage form design, Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics, Solid State Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Product Development and Novel Drug delivery Systems
Institute / Organization Designation Duration
Scientist-B B. V. Patel Pharmaceutical Education and Research Development (PERD) Centre, Ahmedabad From August 1, 2012 – Till date
Associate professor Shri Swaminarayan Sanskar Pharmacy College, Zundal, Gandhinagar February, 2011 to October, 2011
Senior Research Fellow (CSIR) B. V. Patel Pharmaceutical Education and Research Development (PERD) Centre, Ahmedabad January, 2006 to January, 2011
Research Associate Cadila Pharmaceutical limited, Ahmedabad June, 2005 to December, 2005
Research Associate Ranbaxy Research Laboratories, Gurgaon April, 2004 to May, 2005

A. International Journal

Sr. No. Title ISSN / ISBN No Journal / Publisher Volume Year
Solid Lipid Nanoparticles (SLN) of Efavirenz as lymph targeting drug delivery system: Elucidation of mechanism of uptake using chylomicron flow blocking approach. 0378-5173 International Journal of Pharmaceutics / Elsevier UK 495 (In press) 2015
Melt-In-Mouth multi-particulate system for the treatment of ADHD: a convenient platform for pediatric use 1530-9932 AAPS PharmSciTech / AAPS Journals Arlington, USA In press 2015
Impact of Ternary Solvent System in Stability-Indicating Assay Method of Bambuterol: Design of Experiments Approach. 1945-239X Journal of Chromatographic Science / Oxford Journal UK In press 2015
Lipid based nanoemulsifying resveratrol for improved physicochemical characteristics, in vitro cytotoxicity and in vivo antiangiogenic efficacy. 0927-7765 Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces / Elsevier Canada 120 August 2014
Self-microemulsifying drug delivery system (SMEDDS) – challenges and road ahead. 1521-0464 Drug Delivery / Tylor Francis (Earlier Informa Healthcare) UK 22(6) July, 2015
Effect of Various Formulation Parameters on the Properties of Hydrogel Wound Dressings 2210-3031 Drug Delivery Letters / Bentham Science Germany 2 2012
Development of nanostructured silver hydrogel composites for effective treatment of wounds 2164-6627 Advanced Science Engineering Medicine / American Scientific Publishers, Ingenta Connect UK 4 February 2012
Gastroretentive delivery of rifampicin: In vitro mucoadhesion and in-vivo gamma scintigraphy 0378-5173 International Journal of Pharmaceutics / Elsevier UK 411 June 2011
gamma scintigraphy
Exploring the Potential of Polacrilin Potassium as a Novel Superdisintegrant in Microcrystalline Cellulose Based Pellets Prepared by Extrusion-spheronization. 09759212 Chronicles of Young Scientists. (This journal is now know as Drug Development & therapeutics) / Organization of Pharmaceutical Unity with BioAllied Sciences (OPUBS), MedKnow Publications India 2 April-June 2011
Chronomodulated press-coated pulsatile therapeutic system for aceclofenac: optimization of factors influencing drug release and lag time 2230-2026 ChronoPhysiology and Therapy / Dove Press UK 1 February 2011
Multivariate optimization of formulation and process variables influencing physico-mechanical characteristics of site-specific release isoniazid pellets 0378-5173 International Journal of Pharmaceutics / Elsevier UK 388 March 2010
pellets
Probiotics: Delineation of prophylactic and therapeutic benefits 1096-620X Journal of Medicinal Food / Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. NY, USA 12 (2) April 2009
Entrapment of probiotic bacteria within alginate-hpmc floating beads, their survival and effectiveness against ethanol induced ulcers in rats 1555-1431 International Journal of Prebiotics and Probiotics / New Century Health Publishers Texas, USA 2 2009
Dissolution test for site-specific release isoniazid pellets in USP Apparatus 3 (reciprocating cylinder): Optimization using Response Surface Methodology. 0939-6411 European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics / Elsevier Germany 69 June 2008
Delineation of antimutagenic activity of catechin, epicatechin and green tea extract. 0027-5107 Mutation Research/Fundamental and Molecular Mechanisms of Mutagenesis / Elsevier NY, USA 556 November 2004

B. National Journal

Sr. No. Title ISSN / ISBN No Journal Publisher Volume Year
Exploring the Potential of Polacrilin Potassium as a Novel Superdisintegrant in Microcrystalline Cellulose Based Pellets Prepared by Extrusion-spheronization. 09759212 Chronicles of Young Scientists. (This journal is now know as Drug Development & therapeutics) Organization of Pharmaceutical Unity with BioAllied Sciences (OPUBS), MedKnow Publications India 2 April-June 2011

C. Book Chapter

Sr. No. Title ISSN / ISBN No Journal / Publisher Volume Year
Improving bioavailability of nutraceuticals by nanoemulsification 9780128043769 Nutraceuticals, Nanotechnology in the agri-food industry. Elsevier (Academic Press), Cambridge, UK. 4 2016
Probiotics: Potential pharmaceutical applications. 9781420062137 Handbook of Prebiotics and Probiotics Ingredients: Health Benefits and Food Applications / CRC press (Tylor & Francis group) USA - November 2009
Qualification Specialization University Passing Year
B. Pharm. Pharmacy Dept. of Pharmacy, I.E.T, M.J.P Rohilkhand University, Bareilly, UP 2002
M. Pharm. Pharmaceutics University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (UIPS) Punjab University, Chandigarh 2004
Ph.D Pharmaceutical Sciences Nirma University, Ahmedabad 2010
Activity Type Activity Title Place Date Faculty Role
National Seminar cum workshop National Seminar cum Workshop on Nanotechnology- Application of QbD B.V. Patel PERD Centre, Ahmedabad January 29- 30th, 2016 Seminar Coordinator
Symposium Three day National Symposium-“Herbal drug Research- Opportunities and Challenges B.V. Patel PERD Centre, Ahmedabad November 2014 Printing committee in-charge
Workshop One day seminar on “ Exploring the potential of Thermal methods, Rheology, and Microcalorimetery in Pharmaceuticals” B.V. Patel PERD Centre, Ahmedabad April 25, 2014 Workshop coordinator
Conference International Conference on Translational Nanomedicine Ahmedabad December, 15-17, 2014 Speaker
Conference 2nd National Conference on Pharma & Allied Industry, Pharma Confex Ahmedabad December, 19-20, 2014 Speaker
Invited talk Singhad Institute of Pharmacy, Pune Pune December 1, 2014 Speaker
Conference APTICON 2014 Pune 29th November, 2014 Oral presentation
Conference CRS-Indian Chapter B.V. Patel PERD Centre, Ahmedabad 2008 Volunteer

A. Government Project

Sr. No. Fund Type Agency Start Date Duration
Government of India SERB-DST Jan 2016 3 years
Government of India National Innovation Foundation (NIF) 2014 2 years

B. Industry Project

Sr. No. Fund Type Agency Start Date Duration
Industrial Bio-Agri Mix (BAM), Canada 2013 3 years

C. Awards and Patents

Patents
Oral gastro retentive fixed dose pharmaceutical compositions for the treatment of tuberculosis and process for preparation thereof Indian Patent Application No.: 2829/MUM/2009
Awards
Gandhian Young Innovation Technological Innovation (GYTI) Award -2015 under Technology Edge category
Best Scientific Oral Presentation Award, APTICON, 2014, Pune
Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) by Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) New Delhi.
Gold medal by B. V. Patel Education trust in All India Essay Competition, 2007
Best Poster Award, Indian Pharmaceutical Association (Punjab Branch)