Prof. Dr. C. VIJAYA RAGHAVAN, M. Pharm, Ph.D., Principal
I have obtained B.Pharm and M.Pharm degrees from College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal and Ph.D. from The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai. I am having 25 years of teaching and research experience. My research interests are in the field of Nanotechnology, Buccal, Colon and Nasal drug delivery system, Bioavailability and Bioequivalence studies.
I received the BEST TEACHER AWARD from The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University and the Distinguished Alumni Award of MCOPS for the year 2009 from the Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal. My research project topic entitled “Development of nanoparticle drug delivery system for Alzheimer’s disease” was sanctioned an amount of Rs. 26 Lakhs by ICMR.
I have been awarded with research grants of Rs 18 Lakhs by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) under Research Promotion Scheme, (RPS) Rs. 5 Lakhs (2012-2013), Rs. 7 Lakhs (1998-99) by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) under MODROBS programme and also by The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University (2014- 2016).
I received a travel grant of Rs. 72,000/- from ICMR for presenting a research paper in the International conference of Colloids and Nanomedicine 2012, 15th-17th July, 2012, Amsterdam, and Netherland. I have guided over sixty M.Pharm students and am currently guiding 5 doctoral students. I have presented a research paper in International conference at Germany.
As an invited speaker delivered a talk on “Study of tenoxicam on various drug delivery systems” at EHRLICH II, 2nd World Conference on Magic Bullets, October 3-5, 2008 Nurnberg, Germany. I have published 30 research papers in International journals and 16 research papers in National journals and presented many research papers in National/International Conferences. I was the editor for the scientific journal “International Journal of Pharma Research”. I have published two books, A Practical Handbook of Physical Pharmaceutics in the year 1985 and Experimental Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics in the years 2006 by New Century Book House (P) Ltd., Chennai.