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Facilities Available :

The laboratories of the department of Pharmaceutics are equipped with sophisticated equipments like Brookfield Viscometer, Probe Sonicator, Pelletizer, Peristaltic Pump, Dissolution Apparatus, Humidity Chamber, Constant Temperature Water Bath, Rotary Vacuum Evaporator, etc.,

The Department also has a pilot manufacturing machine room with facilities for preparation of tablets, liquid orals, capsules etc., It is equipped with Rotary Tableting Machine, Granulator, Tablet Coating Machine, Liquid Filling Machine, Capsule Filling Machine etc.,

Research Focus :

The main area of research in the department is Drug Delivery System: Novel Drug Delivery System are formulated, characterized and animal studies carried out to prove the efficacy of the modified dosage forms. Research work is carried out on controlled release, sustained release, liposomes, niosomes, transdermal patches, floating tablets, bioadhesive systems, osmotic pumps etc.,

Techniques of solubilization :

Various techniques are employed for enhancing bioavailability of drugs.

Pharmacokinetics studies :

Pharmacokinetics studies on animal models are carried out to evaluate the various pharmacokinetic parameters.

Biodata

Name : Dr.Grace Rathnam
Designation : Professor and HOD
Qualification : M.Pharm Ph.D.,
Experience : Teaching: Since 1991
Industry : From 1989-1991
E-mail : gracerathnam@gmail.com
Qualification Institution Board / University Year Of Passing
B. Pharm Government College of Pharmacy Bangalore University 1987
M.Pharm Pharmaceutics Government College of Pharmacy Bangalore University 1989
Ph.D., C.L.Baid Metha College of Pharmacy The Tamilnadu Dr M.G.R Medical University 2010
Academic achievements
  • Senate Member since 2000 in The Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University.
  • Member of 'Board of Studies' in The Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University.
  • Inspector for P.C.I and The T.N Dr.MGR Medical University
  • Doctoral Committee Member for T.N Dr. MGR Medical University
  • Local Organizing Committee member of the 55th and 64th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress in 2003 and 2012
  • Organizing Secretary for International Conference on Drug Development from Medicinal Plants-Issues and Problems
  • Organizing Secretary for two day workshop for practicing pharmacists sponsored by P.C.I. New Delhi
  • Convenor for seminar on 'Global threat of antibiotic resistance-An Indian initiative'
  • Convernor for seminar on 'Current Perspectives in Pharmacovigilance and Drug Safety'
  • Convenor for two day workshop on 'Clinical Skill development for Clinical Pharmacist'
  • Question paper setter and practical examiner for UG/PG and PG dissertation in The Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University and other universities including SRM University and Sri Ramachandra University.
  • Member in Indian Pharmaceutical Graduate Association and APTI
  • Chairperson of the Institutional Animal Ethics Committee.
  • Qualified GATE 1987
  • Co-convenor for National Conference on "QbD and Six Sigma in Pharma Sector - Tools Perspectives and Challenges.
Awards/Research publications/Conferences attended
  • National publications : 21
  • International publications : 10
  • Conferences attended : 22
Number of M.Pharm students guided 40
Number of B.Pharm students guided 15 Projects
Name : Dr.R.KUMARAVELRAJAN
Designation : Professor
Qualification : M.Pharm, Ph.D.,
Experience : Teaching – Since 2006
Industry : Industry - 04 Years
E-mail : kumaravelrajan@yahoo.com
Qualification Institution Board / University Year Of Passing
B. Pharm Annamalai University Annamalai University Dec-1990
M.Pharmacy(Industrial Pharmacy) Annamalai University Annamalai University Aug-1996
Ph.D., Madras Medical College The TN DR MGR Medical University, Chennai Mar-2011
Academic achievements
  • The TN DR MGR Medical University Inspector for Pharmacy Colleges in Tamilnadu for both B.Pharm & M.Pharm.
  • Reviewer for following International Journals.
  • Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy-USA
  • Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology- Paris, France
  • Asian Journal of Pharmaceutics-China
  • Journal of Basic and Clinical Pharmacy
  • African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology-Nairobi
  • BOOKS
  • Practical Manual for Third Year Pharm.D- Pharmaceutical Formulations
  • Practical Manual for Third year B.Pharm-Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Obtained Research Grants from The TN Dr. MGR Medical University for the year of 2015 - 16
Awards/Research publications/Conferences attended
  • National publications : 09
  • International publications : 05
  • Conferences attended : 05
  • Number of M.Pharm guided : 28 Students
  • Number of B.Pharm guided : 10 Batches
  • Obtained Research grant from Dr. MGR Medical University.
Name : Dr.J.Gomathi
Designation : Associate Professor
Qualification : M.Pharm., Ph.D
Experience : Teaching – Since 2012
E-mail : gomathidinesh1@gmail.com
Qualification Institution Board / University Year Of Passing
B. Pharm Vinayaka Mission’s College of Pharmacy, Salem. The Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R.University, Chennai. 2002
Medical Transcription Medilogistics Medilogistics, Chennai 2007
M.Pharm.Pharmaceutics Vinayaka Mission's College of Pharmacy, Salem. Vinayaka Mission's University, Salem. 2012
Ph.D., Vinayaka Mission's College of Pharmacy, Salem. Vinayaka Mission's Research Foundation (DU), Salem. 2020
Membership of any academic body
  • Life member of the Indian Pharmaceutical Association.
Reviewer for Journal
  • International Journal of Nanoscience (IJN)
Patent
  • J.Gomathi, B.Jaykar. Enhanced Bioavaliability and Antitumor effect of Raloxifene by modified Pluronicproniosomes: In-vitro and In-vivo Evaluation Application no:201941010579. Date of Publication: 25/09/2020
Research publication / conference attended
  • National publication: 1
  • International publication: 8
  • Conference attended: 36
  • Conference poster presented: 1
Name : Dr. G. Selvi
Designation : Associate Professor
Qualification : M.Pharm., Ph.D
Experience : Teaching – Since 2001
E-mail : selviarunkumar@gmail.com
Qualification Institution Board / University Year Of Passing
B. Pharm Government College of Pharmacy Bangalore University 1997
M.Pham(Pharmaceutics) Government College of Pharmacy Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences 2001
Ph.D., Gleneagles Global Health City Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad 2021
Academic Achievements
  • Stood first in M.Pharm University examinations for Pharmaceutics held by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, during the year 2000-2001.
  • Recipient of "SILVER JUBLIEE FUND AWARD "and "LATE SRI R.NAGARAJA RAO MEMORIAL FUND AWARD" of Government College of Pharmacy.
  • Secured 88.55 percentile in GATE 98.
  • Secured 8th Rank in B.Pharm from Bangalore University
Awards/Research publication/ conference attended
  • Guided 12 M.Pharm Students in Pharmaceutics
  • 12 Research articles and 5 review articles has been published
  • Conferences attended : 05
  • Participated in annual exams as internal Examiner for Degree and Post-graduation exams both for Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences
  • Been as External Examiner and Evaluator for Theory and Practical examinations for both Rajiv Gandhi University of health sciences and Dr.MGR University.
Name : Dr.V.Sandhiya
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M. Pharm (Pharmaceutics)
Experience : Since 2015
E-mail : sandhiyavaithi@gmail.com
Qualification Institution Board / University Year Of Passing
B. Pharm Vels School Of Pharmaceutical Seciences Vels University 2013
M. Pharm C.L.Baid Metha College Of Pharmacy T.N Dr M.G.R Medical University 2015
Academic Achievements
  • Secured 92% in NPTEL COURSE (WILD LIFE ECOLOGY )
  • Reviewer and editor in following journals
  • Reviewer in Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biological Sciences
  • Assistant editor in international journal of medical and health science
  • Reviewer in IJPS
  • Editorial member in international research journal of health education
  • Editorial member in American journal of public administration
  • Editorial member in American journal of biomedical and life sciences
  • Reviewer in RED FLOWER PUBLICATION Pvt.Ltd.
  • Reviewer in international journal of creative research thought
E-BOOKS
  • Withania coagulants bud regulation on GLUT-4, PPAR- gamma in L6 cells, Sandhiya . V, LAP lambert academic publication, ISBN: 978-3-330-06467-6.
  • Trends in novel drug delivery system, Sandhiya.V, LAP, ISBN: 978-3-659- 95412-2
  • Multiple role of crude drug, Sandhiya. V, Lambert academic publication, ISBM: 978-3-330-32512-8
  • Quinozoline derivatives and pharmacological action, Shankari, Sandhiya .V, LAP, ISBM: 978-620-2-05985-5.
  • Vaccine and immunization schedule, sandhiyavaithi, BookRix GmbH & co. ISBN: 978- 3-7438-6596-9. Germany, Publication date: 04-19-201
  • Drug delivery system and parameters to be considered, sandhiya, Aashi publishing house. ISBN: 978-5-5782-4896-7.padampur, odisha, publication date: 19.05.2018
Academic books
  • Current Advances in Drug Delivery System, Concepts, Preparation and Characterization , Mahi Publication
  • Cosmetic Science: A Examination Review Guide, Mahi Publication
  • Biochemistry and Clinical Pathology Experimental Book for Pharmacy Graduates, Book leaf publication
Awards/Research publication/ conference attended
  • National publication: 10
  • International publication: 06
  • Conference attended: 08
  • Conference presented: 06
Name : R.Sivakumar
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M. Pharm
Specialization : Pharmaceutics
Experience : Teaching: Since 2018
Qualification Institution Board / University Year Of Passing
B. Pharm C.L.Baid Metha College Of Pharmacy T.N Dr M.G.R Medical University 2015
M. Pharm C.L.Baid Metha College Of Pharmacy T.N Dr M.G.R Medical University 2018
Conferences Attended
  • National publications:2
  • Conferences attended: 2
Name : T. Satish Kumar
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M. Pharm
Specialization : Pharmaceutics
Experience : Teaching: Since 2018
Qualification Institution Board / University Year Of Passing
B. Pharm C.L.Baid Metha College Of Pharmacy T.N Dr M.G.R Medical University 2015
M. Pharm C.L.Baid Metha College Of Pharmacy T.N Dr M.G.R Medical University 2018
Conferences Attended
  • National publications:2
  • Conferences attended: 2
Name : Farzana Affrin M. F.
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M. Pharm
Specialization : Pharmaceutics
Experience : Fresher
E-mail : farzanaafrin14@gmail.com
Qualification Institution Board / University Year Of Passing
B. Pharm SRM College of Pharmacy SRM University 2016
M. Pharm C.L.Baid Metha College Of Pharmacy T.N Dr M.G.R Medical University 2018
Registered Pharmacist under Tamil Nadu Pharmacy Council
Academic Achievements
  • GPAT qualified in 2016
Awards/Research Publications/Conferences Attended
  • Conferences attended: 08
  • Papers published: 01
  • Papers presented in seminars/conferences: 01
Name : Nayanathara P S
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M.Pharm, MBA in OPERATIONS AND SCM
Specialization : Pharmaceutics
Experience : Since 2022
Industry : 1.5 Years
E-mail : nayanapadmakumar@gmail.com
Qualification Institution Board / University Year Of Passing
B. Pharm S.A.Raja Pharmacy College The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University 2010
M. Pharm Al-ShifaCollege of Pharmacy Kerala University of Health Sciences 2013
MBA Pondicherry University Pondicherry University 2018
Academic Achievements
  • Participated in 63rd Indian pharmaceutical congress held at Bangalore from 16thto 18thDecember 2011.
  • Participated in National seminar on "The effective intervention of Pharmacovigilance in the Indian scenario" organized by Al-Shifa college of pharmacy on 29th July 2011
  • Participated in Seminar/ Workshop on "Emerging trends, challenges and future perspectives in dissolution testing" organized by JSS College of Pharmacy, Mysore on 24th -25th January 2012.
  • Participated in seminar Organised by Sri Ramakrishna institute of paramedical sciences Coimbatore on 6th July 2011 regarding "Emerging frontiers and challenges ahead in pharmaceutical biotechnology".
Conference attended: 4
Name : Sree Ranjani P
Designation : Lecturer
Qualification : M.Pharm
Specialization : Pharmaceutics
Experience : Teaching: Since July 2022
E-mail : psreeranjani24@gmail.com
Qualification Institution Board / University Year Of Passing
B. Pharm C.L. Baid Metha College of Pharmacy The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University 2019
M. Pharm C.L. Baid Metha College of Pharmacy The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University 2021
Academic Achievements
  • Qualified in GPAT 2019
  • Under gone project internship in SOFTGEL HEALTHCARE PRIVATE LIMITED on the period of August 2021 to March 2022.
  • Training in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation held on April 7, 2016 at Saveetha University as a part of 'Save aLifeMovement'.
  • Participated in Indian Pharmaceutical Association in National Convention 2017-18 held at B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science & Technology, Chennai.
  • Participated seminar in Annai Veilankanni's Pharmacy College, Saidapet ,Chennai.
  • Participated and won third prize in the national conference on "QbD and Six Sigma in Pharma Sector-Tools, Perspectives and Challenges" at C.L. BaidMetha College of Pharmacy, Chennai.
  • Participated and won best poster award in The Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) in National Pharma Researche-poster competition.
Research Publications
  • International Publication - 02
  • National Conference – 02
Name : Menaka S
Designation : Lecturer
Qualification : B.Pharm
Specialization : Pharmaceutics
Experience : Teaching Since Feb-2023
Business : Product Executive – Cipla Ltd.,
Sr.Product Manager – Ordain Health Care Global Pvt. Ltd.,
PMT Head - XenoPharmaceuticals Pvt., Ltd.,
Pharmacist – Anna University College, Guindy.
E-mail : priya.menaka2910@gmail.com
Qualification Institution Board / University Year Of Passing
B. Pharm Swami Vivekananda College of Pharmacy,Tiruchengode Dr. MGR Medical University 2007
Registered Pharmacist under Tamil Nadu Pharmacy Council
Academic Achievements
  • Participated in Indian Pharmacy Graduates' Association 23rd Annual Conference (IPGA – 2006).
  • Participated in Knowledge Improvement Program Organized by Indian Drug Manufacturers Association – Step by Step approach to New Product Launch (IDMA-TNPSB – 2014).
  • Participated in Knowledge Improvement Program Organized by Indian Drug Manufacturers Association – Modalities Involved in Annual Target Planning & Uniform Code of Pharmaceutical Marketing Practices (IDMA-TNPSB – 2014).
Conference attended: 3
Name : M.KANNAN
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M.Pharm., MBA
Specialization : Pharmaceutics
Experience : Teaching Since Jan 2024
Business : Industrial Experience 25 Years (in Quality Assurance and Manufacturing)
Sr.Product Manager – Spencer Pharmaceuticals, Chennai Manufacturing chemist.
TTK Healthcare,Chennai - Production Executive.
Sri Sri Ayurveda , Bengaluru - Production Manager
TTK Healthcare, Chennai – Assistant Manager -QA
Raj Petro Specialties’ - QA Manager
E-mail : pearlkan@yahoo.com
Qualification Institution Board / University Year Of Passing
B. Pharm KM College of Pharmacy, Madurai. Dr. MGR Medical University 1993
M.Pharm M R R College of Pharmacy, AP JNTU, Kakinada, AP 2016
MBA Distance Learning, MK University, Madurai Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai 2006
Registered Pharmacist under Tamil Nadu Pharmacy Council
Name : G JAYAPRIYA
Designation : Lecturer
Qualification : B.Pharm
Specialization : Pharmaceutics
Experience : Teaching Pharmaceutics
Business : Hospital Pharmacist – HINDU MISSION HOSPITAL, WEST TAMBARAM, CHENNAI.
Completed 1 month of clinical research pharmacovigilance course in Deepam hospital, West Tambaram.
Completed 1 month of hospital training in Sree Balaji medical college and hospital Chrompet.
E-mail : priyajaya2410@gmail.com
Qualification Institution Board / University Year Of Passing
B. Pharm SATHYABAMA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DEEMED UNIVERSITY 2023
Registered Pharmacist under Tamil Nadu Pharmacy Council
Academic Achievements
  • Participated and presented poster competition. govt. college of pharmacy, Amaravati.
  • Participated and won first prize in brain awareness program, school of pharmacy, crescent university Vandalur.
  • Participated in international conference webinar, Sathyabama institute of science and technology.
  • Participated in national conference department of pharmacognosy, college of pharmacy mother Theresa post graduated and research institute of health science and RIHS, Puducherry.
  • Completed 100 hours of COVID – 19 specific resources of WHO online course.
  • Participated in online quiz, acharya and BM Reddy college of pharmacy with the Indian pharmaceutical association, Peenya branch Bengaluru.
Conference attended: 2
Name : Deepak Dev P
Designation : Lecturer
Qualification : B.Pharm
Specialization : Pharmaceutics
Experience : Hospital pharmacist: until 2023
Teaching since 2023
Qualification Institution Board / University Year Of Passing
B. Pharm C.L. Baid Metha College of Pharmacy The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University 2020
Registered Pharmacist under Tamil Nadu Pharmacy Council
Conference attended: 2
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