Dr Anup Naha

Associate Professor

Date of Joining : 01.10.2007

Department of Pharmaceutics


    Anup Naha is Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutics at MCOPS.

    He is

    • Responsible for theory and practical classes in Industrial Pharmacy for BPharm 4th year, Advanced Pharmaceutics for MPharm Part I and Pharmaceutical Formulations for III Pharm D
    • Recognized PhD guide of Manipal Academy of Higher Education
    • Guiding for MPharm Part II students for research work at Novo Nordisk, Bangalore and Jubilant Organosys Limited, Noida
    • Mentor for research project for undergraduate students
    • Faculty Advisor for Student Exchange Committee at MAPS, MCOPS
    • Project Mentor for IAESTE India MIT student exchange program
    • Member of the Student Affairs Council of MCOPS
    • Chief Coordinator for Volunteer Services Organisation, Manipal Academy of Higher Education
    • Responsible for ISO documentation work at the department level


Subject Semester / Year
Pharmaceutical Engineering (Theory) BPharm Sem-III
Pharmaceutical Engineering (Practical) BPharm Sem-III
Cosmetic Science (Theory) BPharm Sem-VIII
Modern Pharmaceutics MPharm Pharmaceutics Semester - I
Pharmaceutics Practical I MPharm Pharmaceutics Semester - I
Cosmetic and Cosmeceuticals MPharm Pharmaceutics Semester - II
Computer Aided Drug Delivery Systems MPharm Pharmaceutics Semester - II
Pharmaceutics Practical II MPharm Pharmaceutics Semester - II


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Pharmaceutics Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2012
MBA Sikkim Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2011
MPharm Pharmaceutics Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2006


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Pharmaceutics, MCOPS Assistant Professor –Selection Grade 2015 onwards
Department of Pharmaceutics, MCOPS Assistant Professor -Senior 2012-2015
Department of Pharmaceutics, MCOPS Lecturer 2007-2012
Manipal Academy of Higher Education Chief Coordinator, Volunteer Services Organisation(VSO) 2014 onwards


Area of Interest

Novel Drug Delivery System, Problem Based Learning

Area of Expertise

Enhancement of bioavailability (self-emulsion, nanoparticles)

Area of Research


Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Indian Pharmaceutical Association.
  • Life Member of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI).
  • Life Member of Association of Community Pharmacists of India.
  • Life Member of Kautilya Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcome Research.
  • Life Member of Drug Delivery Association.
  • Member of Junior Chamber International, India.

Work Experience

Organisation Role Tenure
Abbott India Limited, Verna, Goa Development Officer Involved with formulation development of various drugs, technology transfer, third party manufacturing approvals & vendor development Jan 2007 – Sep 2007

Preparation and physicochemical and preclinical evaluations of recrystallised celecoxib

S Mutalik N Usha A K Ranjith S Umesh

PDA J. Pharm. Sci. Tech., 2007, 61 (5).

Design and development of Multiparticulate drug delivery of Metronidazole for targeted delivery to colon

KB Koteshwara Sowmya C

Int. J. Pharm. Tech. 2011, 3(4), 3580-3589.

Preparation and evaluation of polymeric nanoparticles of glibenclamide

Kiran Sai P Kartika Rai Ikya Vora Bhavisha Reddy D apoorva

J. Drug Delv. Ther., 2014, 4(5), 190-192.

Effect of adjunctive use of green tea dentrifice in periotitis patients - a randomized pilot study

TS Hrishi PP Kindapur B S thomas S Kamath G S Bhat

Int. J. Dental hygiene, 2015. 10.1111-5.

Bioavailability Enhancement of Candesartan Cilexetil by Solid dispersions and Nanocrystals

P Sai Kiran

PG Project (2014)

Development of orally disintegrating tablets (ODT) for antihistamine

Sunil P

PG Project (2014)

Self Emulsifying Drug Delivery System of Candesartan Cilexetil

Ikya Rai

PG Project (2015)

Design, development & evaluation of modified release tablets of model drug

Dinesh Joshi

PG Project (2015)

Formulation and Evaluation of Ibuprofen Transdermal Patch

Harsha Srivastava

PG Project (2015)

Compilation and Differential Analysis of Certificate of Pharmaceutical Product

Kasaiah Valaparla

PG Project (2015)

Formulation And Optimization of Extended Release Capsules of A Cardiovascular Drug

Nuthi Omkar Srinivas

PG project (2016)

Optimization Of Regulatory Information System

Kanhegaonkar Sayali Chandrakant

PG project (2016)