Department of Pharmaceutics, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal

  • India

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Department of Pharmaceutics is equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories, sophisticated instruments and competitive staff. The department has two MPharm specializations (Pharmaceutics and Industrial Pharmacy). The focused research areas are: i) Preformulation studies, ii) Development of different dosage forms, iii) Evaluation of dosage forms for various in vitro and in vivo parameters and iv) Studying biopharmaceutical and pharmacokinetic aspects. Core research competencies are: Multi-particulate systems, sustained/immediate release systems, ocular drug delivery systems, transdermal systems, implants, semisolids, dental preparations, microspheres, nanopharmaceuticals (nanoparticles, liposomes, SLNs, NLCs, dendrimers, etc). Centre for Drug Delivery Technologies established under this department is equipped with cutting-edge Twin Screw Processor of Steer Engineering, Bangalore. The department has received enormous funding for research projects from various agencies like DST, DBT, AICTE, ICMR, BIRAC, VGST and many pharmaceutical companies. The department has marked its importance in research in terms of many publications in top journals and 8 patents. It has set up research collaborations with several institutes, universities and companies.


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Pharmaceutical Preparations Medicine & Life Sciences
Nanoparticles Medicine & Life Sciences
Liposomes Medicine & Life Sciences
Tablets Medicine & Life Sciences
Drug Delivery Systems Medicine & Life Sciences
Pharmacokinetics Medicine & Life Sciences
Solubility Medicine & Life Sciences
Biological Availability Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1991 2019

Active Targeting of Drugs and Bioactive Molecules via Oral Administration by Ligand-Conjugated Lipidic Nanocarriers: Recent Advances

Shreya, A. B., Raut, S. Y., Managuli, R. S., Udupa, N. & Mutalik, S., 01-01-2019, In : AAPS PharmSciTech. 20, 1, 15.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Drug Delivery Systems
oral administration
Oral Administration
3 Citations

Amino acid conjugated chitosan nanoparticles for the brain targeting of a model dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor

Fernandes, J., Ghate, M. V., Basu Mallik, S. & Lewis, S. A., 25-08-2018, In : International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 547, 1-2, p. 563-571 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dipeptidyl-Peptidase IV Inhibitors
Amino Acids
1 Citations
Zinc Oxide