Dr Virendra S Ligade

Dr Virendra S Ligade

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacy Management

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  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Virendra S Ligade is Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Management

    His roles and responsibilities include

    • Member, Research Council, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal
    • Member, Quality Council, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal
    • Recognized ISO Internal auditor (TUV Rheinland, India) Pvt. Ltd. of Manipal Academy of Higher 
    • Teacher Guardian for First B.Pharm students.
    • Experience in preparing the literature reports, market data analysis, report preparations and project presentations.
    • Involved in development of instructional aide, pharmaceutical visual aids, LBL, learning resource materials and laboratory development.
    • Initiated and helped Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal to start new Masters course in Nutraceutical and Cosmeceutical Sciences from academic year 2009.
    • Contributes to consultancy projects and extension services.
    • Approved Co- guide for PhD students.
    • Approved guide for M.Pharm students.
    • Subject Co-ordinator for Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence Theory (PMA 3.4T) of Third Year Pharm D. 
    • Handled research projects sponsored by government agencies like AICTE and DST.

     

  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject
    :
    Regulatory Affairs
    Subject code
    :
    PMA-MPD103T
    Year / Semester
    :
    M.Pharm Semester-I (Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Administration Specialization)
    Subject
    :
    Managerial Economics and Financial Management
    Subject code
    :
    PMA-MPD 202T
    Year / Semester
    :
    M.Pharm Semester-II (Pharmaceutical Administration Specialization)
    Subject
    :
    Pharmaceutical Administration Practical II
    Subject code
    :
    PMA-MPD 205P
    Year / Semester
    :
    M.Pharm Semester-II (Pharmaceutical Administration Specialization)
    Subject
    :
    Seminars in Pharmaceutical Administration
    Subject code
    :
    PMA-MPD 206S
    Year / Semester
    :
    M.Pharm Semester- I, II and III (Pharmaceutical Administration Specialization)
    Subject
    :
    Research Methodology and Biostatistics
    Subject code
    :
    PHA-MRM301T
    Year / Semester
    :
    M.Pharm Semester- III (Pharmaceutical Administration Specialization)
    Subject
    :
    Retail Business Management
    Subject code
    :
    PMA-001E
    Year / Semester
    :
    M.Pharm Semester- III (Pharmaceutical Administration Specialization)
    Subject
    :
    Research Work
    Subject code
    :
    MRW401P
    Year / Semester
    :
    M.Pharm Semester- III and IV (Pharmaceutical Administration Specialization)
    Subject
    :
    Communication Skills
    Subject code
    :
    PMA-BP105T
    Year / Semester
    :
    B.Pharm Semester - I
    Subject
    :
    Communication Skills
    Subject code
    :
    PMA-BP111P
    Year / Semester
    :
    B.Pharm Semester - I
    Subject
    :
    Environment Sciences
    Subject code
    :
    PMA-BP206T
    Year / Semester
    :
    B.Pharm Semester - II
    Subject
    :
    Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence
    Subject code
    :
    PMA 3.4T
    Year / Semester
    :
    Third Year PharmD
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree
    :
    PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)
    Specialisation
    :
    Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Institute
    :
    Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal
    Year of passing
    :
    2012
    Degree
    :
    Diploma in Pharmaceutical Production Management (DPPM)
    Specialisation
    :
    Pharmaceutical Production
    Institute
    :
    Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research
    Year of passing
    :
    2003
    Degree
    :
    MPharm (Master of Pharmacy)
    Specialisation
    :
    Pharmaceutical Marketing and Administration
    Institute
    :
    College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, MAHE, Manipal
    Year of passing
    :
    2002
    Degree
    :
    BPharm (Bachelor of Pharmacy)
    Specialisation
    :
    Institute
    :
    KLE’S College of Pharmacy, Karnataka University, Dharwad
    Year of passing
    :
    1999
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Associate Professor
    Role:Teaching, Research and Documentation
    Tenure
    :
    2017 till date
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Assistant Professor
    Role:Teaching, Research and Documentation
    Tenure
    :
    2012
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Lecturer
    Role:Teaching, Research and Documentation
    Tenure
    :
    2006
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Satara College of Pharmacy, Satara, Maharashtra
    Designation
    :
    HOD (Diploma in Pharmacy)
    Role:Administration, Teaching, Research and Documentation
    Tenure
    :
    2002
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Virendra S Ligade is Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Management

    His roles and responsibilities include

    • Member, Research Council, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal
    • Member, Quality Council, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal
    • Recognized ISO Internal auditor (TUV Rheinland, India) Pvt. Ltd. of Manipal Academy of Higher 
    • Teacher Guardian for First B.Pharm students.
    • Experience in preparing the literature reports, market data analysis, report preparations and project presentations.
    • Involved in development of instructional aide, pharmaceutical visual aids, LBL, learning resource materials and laboratory development.
    • Initiated and helped Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal to start new Masters course in Nutraceutical and Cosmeceutical Sciences from academic year 2009.
    • Contributes to consultancy projects and extension services.
    • Approved Co- guide for PhD students.
    • Approved guide for M.Pharm students.
    • Subject Co-ordinator for Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence Theory (PMA 3.4T) of Third Year Pharm D. 
    • Handled research projects sponsored by government agencies like AICTE and DST.

     

  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject Subject code Year / Semester
    Regulatory Affairs PMA-MPD103T M.Pharm Semester-I (Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Administration Specialization)
    Managerial Economics and Financial Management PMA-MPD 202T M.Pharm Semester-II (Pharmaceutical Administration Specialization)
    Pharmaceutical Administration Practical II PMA-MPD 205P M.Pharm Semester-II (Pharmaceutical Administration Specialization)
    Seminars in Pharmaceutical Administration PMA-MPD 206S M.Pharm Semester- I, II and III (Pharmaceutical Administration Specialization)
    Research Methodology and Biostatistics PHA-MRM301T M.Pharm Semester- III (Pharmaceutical Administration Specialization)
    Retail Business Management PMA-001E M.Pharm Semester- III (Pharmaceutical Administration Specialization)
    Research Work MRW401P M.Pharm Semester- III and IV (Pharmaceutical Administration Specialization)
    Communication Skills PMA-BP105T B.Pharm Semester - I
    Communication Skills PMA-BP111P B.Pharm Semester - I
    Environment Sciences PMA-BP206T B.Pharm Semester - II
    Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence PMA 3.4T Third Year PharmD
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
    PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) Pharmaceutical Sciences Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal 2012
    Diploma in Pharmaceutical Production Management (DPPM) Pharmaceutical Production Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research 2003
    MPharm (Master of Pharmacy) Pharmaceutical Marketing and Administration College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, MAHE, Manipal 2002
    BPharm (Bachelor of Pharmacy) KLE’S College of Pharmacy, Karnataka University, Dharwad 1999
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
    Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal Associate Professor Teaching, Research and Documentation 2017 till date
    Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal Assistant Professor Teaching, Research and Documentation 2012
    Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal Lecturer Teaching, Research and Documentation 2006
    Satara College of Pharmacy, Satara, Maharashtra HOD (Diploma in Pharmacy) Administration, Teaching, Research and Documentation 2002
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest
    :
    Pharmaceutical Marketing and Regulatory Affairs
    Areas of expertise
    :
    Pharmaceutical Marketing, Regulatory Affairs and Cosmeceuticals
    Areas of research
    :
    Regulatory aspects of Cosmeceuticals, Pharmaceutical Branding
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS

    Seminars Delivered

    • “SHRINGARA 2018, A National seminar on cosmetology” on the occasion of Women’s day celebration on 8th march 2018. The conference was organized by GARGI, Unit of Women’s cell, SDM College of Ayurveda, Kuthpady, Udupi.  Delivered a talk on “Cosmeceutical preparation and toxicity issues and Regulatory Aspects”
    • “Sunscreens: An Overview” Organized by Indian Society of Cosmetic Chemists, Mumbai, 8th January, 2010
    • “Pharmacists code of ethics” Organized Chemists and Druggists Association, Udupi, 7th October 2012
    • Delivered more than Ten lectures on “Cosmeceuticals” Sponsored by AICTE under staff development programme and Quality improvement programme, Organized by Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal

    Awards

    • Received Sentinel of Science Award Recipient. 2016 as Top 10 percent of reviewers honoured by Publons under Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics.
    • Prestigious Dr TMA Pai Gold Medal for Outstanding Research -2016. Pallavi K, Venkatesh V, Hitesh J, Chethan G, Ligade V S , Musmade P, Nayak U, Reddy S, Kalthur G, Udupa N, Rao C M, Mutalik S. Development and evaluation of sunscreen creams containing morin-encapsulated nanoparticles for enhanced UV radiation protection and antioxidant activity”. International Journal of Nano medicine, 2015:10 6477-6491.
    • Young Researcher Award: Bhavana Bhat., Virendra Ligade., Pradeep Muragundi., Udupa N. “Quality of Life and  Clinical Efficacy of a Locally Used Polyherbal Formulation Among Type II Diabetes Patients” in the Global Summit on Herbals and Natural Remedies held during 26-27 October 2015 at Chicago, USA. (Oral Presentation)
    • Best Oral Presentation: Kranti.M, Virendra Ligade, Prashant M, Reddy S, Udupa N. “Sunscreens: Regulatory and Analytical aspects. 62nd Indian Pharmaceutical Congress 2010, Manipal. (Oral Presentation)
    • Best Poster Award: Pallavi Hissaria, N.Udupa, D.Kumar., Virendra Ligade.  “OTC. FMCG products: A comparative study of brand awareness. 61st Indian pharmaceutical congress 2009, Ahmedabad
    • Anand Kumar Ghosh, Manisha Chabra, Manthan D Janodia, D. Sreedhar, Virendra Ligade, Ajay Pise, N. Udupa. Competitive Positioning of Various Brands of Topical Steroids. 23rd IPGA, 4-5 November 2006, Chennai
    • Best Poster Award: Manisha, Anand Ghosh, Sreedhar.D, Manthan.J, Ajay P. V.S. Ligade, Udupa.N. Pharmaceutical Education and Professional Pharmacy General Public opinion about the Complementary or Alternative medicine: A Questionnaire based survey. 58th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, Mumbai, December 1-3, 2006
    • Best Research Paper Award: Kokil S.U, Ligade V.S., Kulkarni A.S and Dias R. J. “Evaluation of Cyclic Glycolamide Conjugates of Acetyl Salicylic Acid.” Indian   Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research. 41(3), Jul – Sep, 2007, pg. 219-223.

    Professional Memberships

    • External Member, Board of Studies, Gulbarga University
    • Member, Administrative  Board, International Journal of Community Pharmacists
    • Publication Committee Member, Indian Journal Of Hospital Pharmacy
    • Editorial board member, Journal of current pharma research, Dermatology journal
    • Reviewer, International Journal of Current Research and Review, Journal of Current Pharma Research
    • Poster evaluator for IPC 2013, KSPOR 2012-15, Manipal Colliqeum 2014
    • External Examiner, Maharashtra State Board Technical Education, Mumbai
    • External Theory Examiner for KLE’S University, Belgaum, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga Solapur University, Solapur, Shivaji University, Kolhapur. NIITE University, Mangalore
    • Life Member of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India, 2004
    • Life Member of Indian Society of Technical Education, 2004
    • Life Member of Association of Community Pharmacists of India (ACPI), 2007
    • Founder Member International Society for Pharmaconomics and Outcome Research- India, 2008
    • Life Member of Indian Pharmacy Graduates Association 2010
    • Registered Pharmacist at Maharashtra State Pharmacy Council, 2003
  • CORPORATE EXPERIENCE
    Organisation
    :
    Alkem Laboratories
    Role:Product Executive
    Tenure
    :
    2002
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest Pharmaceutical Marketing and Regulatory Affairs
    Areas of expertise Pharmaceutical Marketing, Regulatory Affairs and Cosmeceuticals
    Areas of research Regulatory aspects of Cosmeceuticals, Pharmaceutical Branding
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS

    Seminars Delivered

    • “SHRINGARA 2018, A National seminar on cosmetology” on the occasion of Women’s day celebration on 8th march 2018. The conference was organized by GARGI, Unit of Women’s cell, SDM College of Ayurveda, Kuthpady, Udupi.  Delivered a talk on “Cosmeceutical preparation and toxicity issues and Regulatory Aspects”
    • “Sunscreens: An Overview” Organized by Indian Society of Cosmetic Chemists, Mumbai, 8th January, 2010
    • “Pharmacists code of ethics” Organized Chemists and Druggists Association, Udupi, 7th October 2012
    • Delivered more than Ten lectures on “Cosmeceuticals” Sponsored by AICTE under staff development programme and Quality improvement programme, Organized by Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal

    Awards

    • Received Sentinel of Science Award Recipient. 2016 as Top 10 percent of reviewers honoured by Publons under Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics.
    • Prestigious Dr TMA Pai Gold Medal for Outstanding Research -2016. Pallavi K, Venkatesh V, Hitesh J, Chethan G, Ligade V S , Musmade P, Nayak U, Reddy S, Kalthur G, Udupa N, Rao C M, Mutalik S. Development and evaluation of sunscreen creams containing morin-encapsulated nanoparticles for enhanced UV radiation protection and antioxidant activity”. International Journal of Nano medicine, 2015:10 6477-6491.
    • Young Researcher Award: Bhavana Bhat., Virendra Ligade., Pradeep Muragundi., Udupa N. “Quality of Life and  Clinical Efficacy of a Locally Used Polyherbal Formulation Among Type II Diabetes Patients” in the Global Summit on Herbals and Natural Remedies held during 26-27 October 2015 at Chicago, USA. (Oral Presentation)
    • Best Oral Presentation: Kranti.M, Virendra Ligade, Prashant M, Reddy S, Udupa N. “Sunscreens: Regulatory and Analytical aspects. 62nd Indian Pharmaceutical Congress 2010, Manipal. (Oral Presentation)
    • Best Poster Award: Pallavi Hissaria, N.Udupa, D.Kumar., Virendra Ligade.  “OTC. FMCG products: A comparative study of brand awareness. 61st Indian pharmaceutical congress 2009, Ahmedabad
    • Anand Kumar Ghosh, Manisha Chabra, Manthan D Janodia, D. Sreedhar, Virendra Ligade, Ajay Pise, N. Udupa. Competitive Positioning of Various Brands of Topical Steroids. 23rd IPGA, 4-5 November 2006, Chennai
    • Best Poster Award: Manisha, Anand Ghosh, Sreedhar.D, Manthan.J, Ajay P. V.S. Ligade, Udupa.N. Pharmaceutical Education and Professional Pharmacy General Public opinion about the Complementary or Alternative medicine: A Questionnaire based survey. 58th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, Mumbai, December 1-3, 2006
    • Best Research Paper Award: Kokil S.U, Ligade V.S., Kulkarni A.S and Dias R. J. “Evaluation of Cyclic Glycolamide Conjugates of Acetyl Salicylic Acid.” Indian   Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research. 41(3), Jul – Sep, 2007, pg. 219-223.

    Professional Memberships

    • External Member, Board of Studies, Gulbarga University
    • Member, Administrative  Board, International Journal of Community Pharmacists
    • Publication Committee Member, Indian Journal Of Hospital Pharmacy
    • Editorial board member, Journal of current pharma research, Dermatology journal
    • Reviewer, International Journal of Current Research and Review, Journal of Current Pharma Research
    • Poster evaluator for IPC 2013, KSPOR 2012-15, Manipal Colliqeum 2014
    • External Examiner, Maharashtra State Board Technical Education, Mumbai
    • External Theory Examiner for KLE’S University, Belgaum, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga Solapur University, Solapur, Shivaji University, Kolhapur. NIITE University, Mangalore
    • Life Member of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India, 2004
    • Life Member of Indian Society of Technical Education, 2004
    • Life Member of Association of Community Pharmacists of India (ACPI), 2007
    • Founder Member International Society for Pharmaconomics and Outcome Research- India, 2008
    • Life Member of Indian Pharmacy Graduates Association 2010
    • Registered Pharmacist at Maharashtra State Pharmacy Council, 2003
  • CORPORATE EXPERIENCE
    Organisation Role Tenure
    Alkem Laboratories Product Executive 2002