Research Interests:

  • Solubility Enhancement and Oral Drug Delivery
  • Ocular/Nasal/transmucosal Drug Delivery
  • Chemotherapeutic delivery
  • Topical and transdermal delivery


  • Topical and transdermal delivery of drug molecules, dermato-toxicity, dermal metabolism of chemicals, drugs and pharmaceuticals. Design and formulation development of various dosage forms. Solid state characterization, stability and improvement of solubility and bioavailability of insoluble drugs. Protein and peptide stability characterization for drug delivery.
PhD, Banaras Hindu University, India, Pharmaceutics, 1998
MPharm, Banaras Hindu University, India, Pharmaceutics, 1993
BPharm, Madras Medical College, India, Pharmaceutical Sciences, 1990
pharmacy & pharmacology