BIO-DATA


1.

Name

: Dr. Vikas Rana





Photograph

2.

Designation

: Lecturer

3.

Department

: Pharm. Sciences and Drug Res.

4.

Date of Birth

: 13 Feb., 1971

5.

Address for Correspondence

: 141/1 Marcal colony, Patiala




Phones

: 01753046254


Mobile

:09872023038


Fax

:


E-mail

:vikas_pbi@rediffmail.com

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Areas of Specialisation

: Pharmaceutics






7. Academic Qualifications :

Sr.

no.

Deree

Held

Year

Board/Univ./

Inst.

% of

marks

Div./

Rank

Subjects Taken

1

B. Pharm

1995

Banglore university

69.56

1st

Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Pharm. Chemistry, Pharm. Cognosy etc

2

M Pharm

1998

Punjabi University, Patiala

69.00

1st

Pharmaceutics

3

Ph. D

2007

Punjabi University, Patiala

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Pharmaceutics



8. Membership of Professional Bodies/Organisations

i) IPA

9. Medals/Awards/Honours/Received

i) NIL

10. Scholarships: NIL

11. Details of Experience:

S. No.

Name of the Inst./Employer

Position Held

Duration

Major Job Responsibilities and Nature of Experience

1.

Industrial experience

Officer grade-1

2.5 Years

Development and Manufacturing of injectables, tablets, capsules, liquid orals etc.

2.

Govt. Polytech. College for girls, Patiala

Lecturer

6 years

Teaching and Research

3.

Punjabi university, Patiala

Lecturer

3.5 years

Teaching and Research

4.

Total:


12 Years


12. Published Work (Please specify numbers only) :


  1. Research Papers i) National = 02

ii) International = 12

  1. Conference/Seminar Presentation 08

  2. Books Chapters 01

  1. R & D Projects

A technical consultant to Nayan Pharmaceuticals, Patiala.

  1. Invited Talks/Articles Nil

  1. Ph.D. Students guided/under guidance (Details) :


S. No.

Name of the Student

Title of Thesis

Year of Completion

1.

Parshuram Rai

Investigations on Biodegradable polymers for colorectal drug delivery: Formulation and evaluation

Registered

2.

Dharuv Dev

Inter-polymer complexation of chitosan and polysaccharides: Formulation optimization of colonic delivery dosage form

Registered

3.

Inderbir Singh

Formulation and optimization of polymethacrylate based gastro retentive delivery systems

Enrolled


  1. M. Pharm Students guided :


S. No.

Name of the Student

Title of Thesis

Year of Completion

1.

Nishant Vohra

preparation and optimization of oro dispersible tablets of ondansetron hydrochloride


Dec., 2007

2.

Harmanpreet singh

SOLID DISPERSION OF AN ANTIFUNGAL DRUG BY FLUIDIZED BED COATING TECHNIQUE:
PREPARATION AND EVALUATION

Feb., 2008

3.

Honey Goel

FORMULATION DEVELOPMENT AND OPTIMIZATION OF FAST DISINTEGRATING TABLETS OF ONDANSETRON HYDROCHLORIDE


July, 2008

4.

Anshu

Investigations on mouth dissolving tablets of antiemetic agents: formulation development and evaluation

September, 2008

5.

Rajat Suri

Mesalamine tablets for colon release: preparation and evaluation

August, 2009

  1. List of Papers/Courses taught at P.G. and U.G. Level

S. No.

Paper

Class

1.

Unit operation

B. Pharm

2.

Pharm. Technology-I & II

B. Pharm

3.

Biological Pharmacy

B. Pharm

4.

Pharmacokinetics

B. Pharm

5.

Dosage form design

B. Pharm

6.

Physical Pharmacy

B. Pharm

7.

Dispensing Pharmacy

B. Pharm

8.

Advanced Pharmacokinetics

M. Pharm

9.

Quality assurance and Packing Technology

M. Pharm


  1. Projects Carried out

PRESENT PROJECTS

S. No.

Funding Agency

Title

Grant (Rs)

Status

01

AICTE, New Delhi (RPS-2008)*

Colorectal delivery of Mesalazine: Formulation development and optimization using biodegradable polymeric complexes


10,00,000/-

In Progress

02

ICMR, New Delhi*

Formulation of colon delivery systems of 5-Fluorouracil: Investigations using biodegradable polymers

25,00,000/-

In Progress

*Handling the project as Co-investigator

  1. Technical Proficiency


A novel transdermal drug delivery systems has been developed for systemic delivery of various drugs like Diclofenac, 5-FU, Indomethacin etc.

A novel artificial skin was developed for use during in vitro permeation investigations in place of animal skin.

A orally disintegrating tablets were developed using biodegradable polymers for oral delivery of Ondansetron HCl, Metoclopramide HCl, Domperidone, etc.


  1. List of Papers Published

List of Research Publications

Research papers / Articles


1.

Goel H., Vora N., Tiwary A K and Rana V., Understanding the mechanism for paradoxical effect of ionized and unionized chitosan: Orodispersible tablets of Ondansetron Hydrochloride. Pharmaceutical Development and Technology. DOI: 10.1080/10837450902749279, 1-9, 2009. (Impact Factor: 0.9)

2.

Goel H., Vora N., Tiwary A K. and Rana V., Formulation of orodispersible tablets of Ondansetron HCl: Investigations using glycine –chitosan mixture as superdisintegrant. Yakugaku Zasshi, 129 (5): 513-521, 2009. (Impact Factor: 0.6)

3.

Goel H., Vora N. and Rana V., A Novel approach to optimize and formulate fast disintegrating tablets for nausea and vomiting. AAPS PharmasciTech. DOI: 10.1208/s12249-008-9113-1, S1530-9932, 2008. (Impact Factor: 1.3)

4.

Vora N. and Rana V., Preparation and optimization of mouth/orally dissolving tablets using a combination of glycine, carboxymethyl cellulose and sodium alginate: A comparison with superdisintegrants. Pharmaceutical Development and Technology. 13: 233-243, 2008. (Impact Factor: 0.9)

5.

Goel H., Rai P., Tiwary A K and Rana V., Orally Disintegrating Systems: Innovations in Formulation and Technology, Recent Patents on Drug Delivery and Formulation. 2 (3): 258-274, 2008. (Impact Factor: 1.2)

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Rana V., Tiwary A. K., Jain S. and Singh D., Optimization of chitosan-chondroitin polyelectrolytic composite films as substitute of animal/human epidermis for in vitro permeation studies. Iranian J Pharm Res, 6 (4): 231-242, 2007

7.

Jyoti and Rana V., Role of chondroitin sulphate in the modulation of degenerative joint disease. www.Pharmainfo.net, 10th April, 2007.

8.

Babita, K., Rana, V., Kumar, V., Jain, S. and Tiwary, A. K., Epidermal lipids: Thermotropic behaviour and correlation with percutaneous permeation enhancement. Current Drug Delivery. 6(1): 2006. (Impact Factor: 1.5)

9.

Rana V., Babita K., Goyal D. and Tiwary A K., Sodium citrate cross-linked chitosan films: Optimization as substitute for human/rat/rabbit epidermal sheets. J Pharm Pharmaceutical Science 8(1): 10-17, 2005. (Impact Factor: 1.2)

10.

Babita, K., Rana, V. and Tiwary, A. K., Lipid Synthesis Inhibitors: Effect on Epidermal Lipid Conformational Changes and Percutaneous Permeation of Levodopa. AAPS PharmSciTech 6(3): 2005. (Impact Factor: 1.3)

11.

Rana V., Babita K., Goyal D., Gorea R. and Tiwary A K., Optimization of chitosan films as a substitute for animal and human epidermal sheets for invitro permeation of polar and nonpolar drugs. Acta Pharmaceutica 54: 287-299, 2004. (Impact Factor: 0.5)

12.

Rana V., Babita K. and Tiwary A K., Epidermal lipids: Thermotropic behavior and role in transcutaneous permeation of levodopa. Drug Development Research 63: 190-199, 2004. (Impact Factor: 0.9)

13.

Rana V., Rai P., Tiwary A.K. and Gupta S., Enhanced invitro percutaneous permeation of diclofenac sodium with primary amines and pyrrolidone ion-pairs. Indian drugs, 36: 21-28, 1999

14.

Rana V., Rai P. and Tiwary A.K., Logics of Percutaneous permeation enhancement by amides and amines. Indian drugs, 35 : 673-681, 1998

Book Chapters


15.

Rana V., Babita K. Jain S. and Tiwary A K., Chitosan: Formulation of drug delivery systems, In Chitin and Chitosan: Opportunities and challenges. Dutta P K. (ed.), SSM International Publication, Contai, Midnapore, India, pp. 283-313, 2005

Research Presentations


16.

Suri R, Rani N, Rana V and Tiwary A K., Preparation and evaluation of fast dissolving tablets: wet granulation technique vs direct compression technique, CPT-P11, p52, National Conference on Innovations in Drug Discovery and Research, 3-5 March, 2009.

17.

Rani N, Suri R, Rana V and Tiwary A K., Effect of tablet crushing strength on disintegration time, wetting time, swelling index and water absorption ratio of ondansetron HCl orally disintegrating tablets, CPT-P48, p70, National Conference on Innovations in Drug Discovery and Research, 3-5 March, 2009.

18.

Suri R, Rani N, Rana V and Tiwary A K., Preparation and evaluation of metaclopramide HCl fast dissolving tablets: wet granulation technique vs direct compression technique, EP-7, p197, 12th Punjab Science Congress, 7-9 February, 2009.

19.

Honey, Rana V and Tiwary A K., Chitosan-Chondroitin interpolymeric films: effect of sodium tripolyphosphate concentrations on in vitro permeation of model polar and non polar drugs, 60th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, 12th – 14th December, 2008

20.

Honey, Rana V. and Tiwary A. K., Effect of concentration of sodium tripolyphosphate on invitro permeation of 5-FU and indomethacin across crosslinked chitosan films, 12th APTI, Chandigarh, India, October 25-27, 2007

21.

Bharti S., Rana V., and Tiwary A K., Chitosan citrate ionic complexes: effect of pH on in vitro permeation of 5- FU and Indomethacin, 58th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, Bombay, India, December 1-3, 2006.


22.

Rana V., Babita K. and Tiwary A K., Invitro permeation of 5-FU and Indomethacin across crosslinked chitosan films. 56th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, Kolkata, Abstract # A33, 3rd -5th December 2004


23.

Babita K., Rana V. and Tiwary A K., Transdermal delivery of levodopa: Enhancement by skin sphingosine and cholesterol synthesis inhibition, 56th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, Kolkata, India, December 3-5, 2004.







Date: 01/10/2009 (Signature of the Teacher)



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