Dr Shaila Angela Lewis


Date of Joining : 08.11.2002

Department of Pharmaceutics


    Dr Shaila Lewis is involved in teaching under graduates(UG), post graduates (PG), supervising post graduate dissertation and guiding PhD students.



Subject Semester / Year
Industrial Pharmacy I (Theory) BPharm Sem-V
Industrial Pharmacy I (Practical) BPharm Sem-V
Drug Delivery Systems MPharm Pharmaceutics Sem I
Pharmaceutics Practical I MPharm Pharmaceutics Sem I
Molecular Pharmaceutics (Nano Tech and Targeted DDS) MPharm Pharmaceutics Sem II
Pharmaceutics Practical II MPharm Pharmaceutics Sem II


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Pharmaceutical Sciences MCOPS, Manipal
MPharm Pharmaceutics MCOPS, Manipal
BPharm Pharmacy MCOPS, Manipal 1994


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
MCOPS, Manipal Professor 2021 to till date
MCOPS, Manipal Associate Professor - Senior Scale 2017-2021
MCOPS, Manipal Associate Professor Oct 2008 to 2017
MCOPS, Manipal Assistant Professor Feb 2004 to Sep 2008
MCOPS, Manipal Lecturer Nov 2002 to Jan 2004

Formulation and Evaluation of lacidipine nano drug delivery systems

Funded by All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi, India


Area of Interest

Novel drug delivery

Area of Expertise

Nanoparticulate drug delivery, Formulation development

Area of Research

Solid lipid nanoparticles Chitosan Derivatives for drug delivery Bioavailability enhancement techniques

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Best Professional Poster award at Dubai International Pharmaceuticals and Technologies Conferences & Exhibition, 2012

Current memberships in professional societies and chapters:

  • Indian Pharmaceutical Association
  • Association of Pharmaceutical teachers of India

Work Experience

Organisation Role Tenure
Cipla Ltd., Mumbai Formulation Development Officer – Formulation development of various dosage forms (tablets, capsules, suspensions, semisolids)for local as well as overseas market)

Enhancement of Aqueous Solubility and Oral Bioavailability of Nelfinavir by Complexation with ß-Cyclodextrin

Shilpi Kumari Bhawar G.T. Musmade P.

Trop J. Pharm. Res., 14(8):1333-1340 (2015).

Development and Validation of a Reverse Phase HPLC Method for the Estimation of Lacidipine in Nanoformulations

Shirodkar, R.K. Shetty P. Kumar L. Mutalik S.

Lat. Am. J. Pharm. 34 (6): 1162-1166. (2015)

Subacute Toxicity Profile of Lacidipine Nanoformulation in Wistar Rats

Shirodkar, R.K. Misra C. Chethan G.H. Shetty P. Attari Z. Mutalik S.

The Scientific World Journal. Volume 2015. Article ID 947623.

Development and Validation of a Reverse Phase HPLC Method for the estimation of lacidipine in rat plasma: Application to preclinical Pharmacokinetics

Shirodkar R.K. Kumar L. Misra C. Managuli R. Attari Z. Mutalik S.

Lat Am. J. Pharm. 35(1):124-29 (2016).

Development and validation of a reverse phase HPLC method for the estimation of Lacidipine in rat plasma:application to preclinical pharmacokinetics

Rupesh K Shirodkar Lalit Kumar Chandrashekar Misra Renuka Managuli Zenab Attari

Lat. Am. J Pharm. 2016, 35(1): 124-129.

Enhanced ex vivo intestinal absorption of olmesartan medoxomil nanosuspension: preparation by combinative technology

Zenab Attari Amita Bhandari PC Jagadish

Saudi Pharm J. 2016, 24: 57-63

Characterization and in vivo evaluation of lacidipine inclusion complexes with β-cyclodextrin and its derivatives

T Darekar K S Aithal R Shirdkar L Kumar

J Incl Phenom Macrocyl Chem. 2016, 84: 225-235

Acyclovir entrapped N-trimethyl chitosan nanoparticles for oral bioavailability enhancement

Ushasree Medikonduri Zenab Attari Krishnamurthy Bhat

Cur. Nanosci. 2016, 12: 378-385.

Mucoadhesive Buccal Composition containing nicotine useful for smoking cessation and a process for its preparation

Indian Patent No 221428 (968/CHE/2004) granted on 23.06.2008

Enhancement of Bioavailability of Acyclovir using N,N,N-Trimethyl Chitosan Chloride

UshaSree Medikonduri

PG Project (2013)

Enhancement of Bioavailability of Felodipine

Amita Bhandari

PG Project (2014)

Formulation and Evaluation of Lamotrigine Extended Release Tablets

B Sunil

PG Project (2014)

Formulation Development and Evaluation of Push Pull Osmotic Bilayer Tablet of Beta 1- Adrenoreceptor Blocking Agent

Prabhudessai Sayalee Padmanabh

PG Project (2015)

Formulation and Evaluation of Oral Disintegrating Tablet

KM Raksha Gupta

PG Project (2015)

Formulation Development of Dispersible Tablets of Combinational Anti-Retroviral Drugs


PG Project (2015)

Study of The Inclusion Complex of Telmisartan With Sulfobutyl Ether Beta-Cyclodextrin

Abhishek Chandra

PG project (2016)

Formulation And Developoment Of Antidepressant Hard Gelatin Capsules

Jessica Gomes

PG project

Formulation of Immediate Release Tablets of Loperamide Hydrochloride And Simethicone

Sunkara Deepthi

PG project (2016)