Dr Usha Y Nayak

Dr Usha Y Nayak

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmaceutics

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  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Usha Y Nayak is an Associate Professor.

    She is 

    • Teaching BPharm, PharmD, MPharm students
    • Serving as secretary of 'Publicity and Website Council', and member of 'Disciplinary Council' Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal
    • Guiding MPharm and  PhD students
    • Guides PG student projects of MCODS (Manipal College of Dental Sciences), Manipal
    • Principal Investigator for the research projects funded by government and private funding agencies (AICTE-New Delhi; DBT-New Delhi; VGST-Karnataka, India; LifeScient- USA; SERB-New Delhi) 
  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject
    :
    Physical Pharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics
    Subject code
    :
    PCE 303T
    Year / Semester
    :
    Third Year BPharm
    Subject
    :
    Physical Pharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics
    Subject code
    :
    PCE303L
    Year / Semester
    :
    Third Year BPharm
    Subject
    :
    Novel Drug Delivery Systems
    Subject code
    :
    PCE- PIP 103T
    Year / Semester
    :
    First Semester MPharm
    Subject
    :
    Pharmaceutical Production Technology
    Subject code
    :
    PCE-MIP203T
    Year / Semester
    :
    Second Semester MPharm
    Subject
    :
    Pharmaceutics Practical I
    Subject code
    :
    PCE- MPH105P
    Year / Semester
    :
    First Semester MPharm
    Subject
    :
    Industrial Pharmacy Practical II
    Subject code
    :
    PCE-MIP205P
    Year / Semester
    :
    Second Semester MPharm
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree
    :
    PhD
    Specialisation
    :
    Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Institute
    :
    Manipal Academy of Higher Education
    Year of passing
    :
    2010
    Degree
    :
    MPharm
    Specialisation
    :
    Pharmaceutics
    Institute
    :
    Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal
    Year of passing
    :
    2006
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    MCOPS, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Associate Professor
    Role:Teaching, Research and Documentation
    Tenure
    :
    2015
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    MCOPS, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Assistant Professor - Senior Scale
    Role:Teaching, Research and Documentation
    Tenure
    :
    2013
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    MCOPS, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Assistant Professor
    Role:Teaching, Research and Documentation
    Tenure
    :
    2013
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    MCOPS, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Lecturer
    Role:Teaching, Research and Documentation
    Tenure
    :
    2010
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Usha Y Nayak is an Associate Professor.

    She is 

    • Teaching BPharm, PharmD, MPharm students
    • Serving as secretary of 'Publicity and Website Council', and member of 'Disciplinary Council' Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal
    • Guiding MPharm and  PhD students
    • Guides PG student projects of MCODS (Manipal College of Dental Sciences), Manipal
    • Principal Investigator for the research projects funded by government and private funding agencies (AICTE-New Delhi; DBT-New Delhi; VGST-Karnataka, India; LifeScient- USA; SERB-New Delhi) 
  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject Subject code Year / Semester
    Physical Pharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics PCE 303T Third Year BPharm
    Physical Pharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics PCE303L Third Year BPharm
    Novel Drug Delivery Systems PCE- PIP 103T First Semester MPharm
    Pharmaceutical Production Technology PCE-MIP203T Second Semester MPharm
    Pharmaceutics Practical I PCE- MPH105P First Semester MPharm
    Industrial Pharmacy Practical II PCE-MIP205P Second Semester MPharm
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
    PhD Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Sciences Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2010
    MPharm Pharmaceutics Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal 2006
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
    MCOPS, Manipal Associate Professor Teaching, Research and Documentation 2015
    MCOPS, Manipal Assistant Professor - Senior Scale Teaching, Research and Documentation 2013
    MCOPS, Manipal Assistant Professor Teaching, Research and Documentation 2013
    MCOPS, Manipal Lecturer Teaching, Research and Documentation 2010
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest
    :
    Novel Drug Delivery and Bioavailability Enhancement
    Areas of expertise
    :
    Nanopharmaceuticals - Nanocomposites, Nanocubogels, liposomes, solid lipid nanoparticles, Nano structured lipid carriers, Mesoporous silica nanoparticles; Bioavailability Enhancement - Nanoemulsions, Nanocrystals, Nanosuspension; Oral controlled delivery (Chronotherapy); PLGA and PLA Microspheres
    Areas of research
    :
    Controlled Drug Delivery
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    Funded Projects:
     
    • Principal Investigator for the research projects funded by government and private funding agencies (AICTE-New Delhi; DBT-New Delhi; VGST-Karnataka, India; LifeScient- USA; SERB-New Delhi) 
    1. Development of transdermal formulations for cancer treatment, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), New Delhi, India [EMR/2016/007006] - Ongoing
    2. Formulation optimization of novel anti-HIV Nanosuspension formulation, Vision Group on Science and Technology (VGST), Bengaluru, Karnataka, India [KSTePS/VGST-RGS/F/GRD No.706/2017-18] - Ongoing
    3. Development of Implantable dosage forms, Life Scient Inc, USA - Ongoing
    4. Development of liposomes for brain targeting of antipsychotic drug, Career Award for young teachers Career Award for Young scientist (CAYT), All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi, India - Completed
    5. Development and evaluation of lipid based delivery systems for lymphatic targeting, Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi, India -Completed

    Collaborations:

     

    • National collaboration is with Prof. Ashok M Raichur, Dept. of Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India and Prof. Purnima D Amin, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
    • International collaboration with Prof. Sanjay Garg, University of South Australia, Adelaide for the MPharm and PhD research.

     

    Achievements:
     
    • Received Travel Grants from ICMR, New Delhi; Centre for International Co-operation in Science CICS, Chennai and DBT, New Delhi for attending World Conference on Pharmacology at Brisbane, Australia held from 20th to 22nd July 2015.
    • Awarded “First Prize in poster presentation” entitled Chronotherapeutic Drug Delivery in the Management of Hypertension, 3rd International Non Communicable Diseases (NCD) Research Meet-Manipal Chapter-2015, Manipal University, Manipal. 10-11 January, 2015.
    • Awarded “First Prize in poster presentation” entitled, Nanotechnology in Anti-HIV Therapy, A poster competition for “AIDS FREE INDIA-HYPE or HOPE” event organized by community development committee, Manipal University Association of Pharmacy Students in Collaboration with ISPOR, MUSC, held on 30th November, 2014 (World Aids Day).
    • Awarded “First Prize in poster presentation” for the paper entitled ‘Development and evaluation of Risperidone liposomes for brain targeting’ in the TEQIP II and DBT sponsored International Conference on the Innovations and Future Research Dimensions on Nanobio Pharmaceutical Technology held at the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology (Centre for Excellance in Nanobio Translational Research), Anna University, BIT Campus, Tiruchirapalli, Tamilnadu, India during 7-8th October, 2014.
    • Awarded “Second Prize in poster presentation” at International Humboldt Kolleg on ‘Bench to Bedside Translational Research’ Potential Benefits of Interdisciplinary Collaboration, 15-17 Nov 2013, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal for poster presentation entitled ‘Gastro Retentive Pulsatile Release Lercanidipine HCl Formulations: Development, evaluation, in Vivo Buoyancy and Pharmacokinetic Study”
    • Awarded ‘Annual Best Research Paper Award 2010 in Pharmaceutical Sciences of Manipal University’ instituted by Dr. N. Udupa, Principal, MCOPS, Manipal.
    • Awarded Dr. T. M. A. Pai Gold Medal for the Best Out – going B. Pharm student of Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal for the year 2002-03.

    Current memberships in professional societies and chapters:

    • Registered Pharmacist, Karnataka State Pharmacy Council, Bangalore.
    • Life member of Association of Pharmacy Teachers of India (APTI).
    • Life member of Association of Community Pharmacist of India.
    • Life member of Association of Hospital Pharmacist of India.
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest Novel Drug Delivery and Bioavailability Enhancement
    Areas of expertise Nanopharmaceuticals - Nanocomposites, Nanocubogels, liposomes, solid lipid nanoparticles, Nano structured lipid carriers, Mesoporous silica nanoparticles; Bioavailability Enhancement - Nanoemulsions, Nanocrystals, Nanosuspension; Oral controlled delivery (Chronotherapy); PLGA and PLA Microspheres
    Areas of research Controlled Drug Delivery
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    Funded Projects:
     
    • Principal Investigator for the research projects funded by government and private funding agencies (AICTE-New Delhi; DBT-New Delhi; VGST-Karnataka, India; LifeScient- USA; SERB-New Delhi) 
    1. Development of transdermal formulations for cancer treatment, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), New Delhi, India [EMR/2016/007006] - Ongoing
    2. Formulation optimization of novel anti-HIV Nanosuspension formulation, Vision Group on Science and Technology (VGST), Bengaluru, Karnataka, India [KSTePS/VGST-RGS/F/GRD No.706/2017-18] - Ongoing
    3. Development of Implantable dosage forms, Life Scient Inc, USA - Ongoing
    4. Development of liposomes for brain targeting of antipsychotic drug, Career Award for young teachers Career Award for Young scientist (CAYT), All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi, India - Completed
    5. Development and evaluation of lipid based delivery systems for lymphatic targeting, Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi, India -Completed

    Collaborations:

     

    • National collaboration is with Prof. Ashok M Raichur, Dept. of Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India and Prof. Purnima D Amin, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
    • International collaboration with Prof. Sanjay Garg, University of South Australia, Adelaide for the MPharm and PhD research.

     

    Achievements:
     
    • Received Travel Grants from ICMR, New Delhi; Centre for International Co-operation in Science CICS, Chennai and DBT, New Delhi for attending World Conference on Pharmacology at Brisbane, Australia held from 20th to 22nd July 2015.
    • Awarded “First Prize in poster presentation” entitled Chronotherapeutic Drug Delivery in the Management of Hypertension, 3rd International Non Communicable Diseases (NCD) Research Meet-Manipal Chapter-2015, Manipal University, Manipal. 10-11 January, 2015.
    • Awarded “First Prize in poster presentation” entitled, Nanotechnology in Anti-HIV Therapy, A poster competition for “AIDS FREE INDIA-HYPE or HOPE” event organized by community development committee, Manipal University Association of Pharmacy Students in Collaboration with ISPOR, MUSC, held on 30th November, 2014 (World Aids Day).
    • Awarded “First Prize in poster presentation” for the paper entitled ‘Development and evaluation of Risperidone liposomes for brain targeting’ in the TEQIP II and DBT sponsored International Conference on the Innovations and Future Research Dimensions on Nanobio Pharmaceutical Technology held at the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology (Centre for Excellance in Nanobio Translational Research), Anna University, BIT Campus, Tiruchirapalli, Tamilnadu, India during 7-8th October, 2014.
    • Awarded “Second Prize in poster presentation” at International Humboldt Kolleg on ‘Bench to Bedside Translational Research’ Potential Benefits of Interdisciplinary Collaboration, 15-17 Nov 2013, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal for poster presentation entitled ‘Gastro Retentive Pulsatile Release Lercanidipine HCl Formulations: Development, evaluation, in Vivo Buoyancy and Pharmacokinetic Study”
    • Awarded ‘Annual Best Research Paper Award 2010 in Pharmaceutical Sciences of Manipal University’ instituted by Dr. N. Udupa, Principal, MCOPS, Manipal.
    • Awarded Dr. T. M. A. Pai Gold Medal for the Best Out – going B. Pharm student of Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal for the year 2002-03.

    Current memberships in professional societies and chapters:

    • Registered Pharmacist, Karnataka State Pharmacy Council, Bangalore.
    • Life member of Association of Pharmacy Teachers of India (APTI).
    • Life member of Association of Community Pharmacist of India.
    • Life member of Association of Hospital Pharmacist of India.