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    Prof. Pierre Guertin

    Prof. Pierre Guertin
    Laval University, Canada
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    Editorial Board

    Mohammad-Ali Shahbazi
    Division of Pharmaceutical Technology
    University of Helsinki

    Research Interest: Biomaterials, Nanomedicine, Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology, Nanovaccines, Targeted drug delivery, Nanotoxicity, surface biofunctionalization, Cell-nanoparticle Interactions.

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    Kai Xiao
    Associate Professor
    West China Hospital
    Sichuan University

    Research Interest: Pharmacology & Toxicology, Experimental Pharmacology, Toxicology.

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    Thierry Vandamme
    University of Strasbourg

    Research Interest: Medicine, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Cell Culture,Genetic Engineering, Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Medical Neurosciences, Pharmaceutical Development.

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    Sara Malo
    Department of Microbiology, Medicine
    University of Zaragoza

    Research Interest: Pharmacoepidemiology, Drug utilization and factors related, Appropriateness, Adherence to clinical guidelines, Effectiveness, Variability.

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    Wen-Huang Peng
    College of Pharmacy
    China Medical University

    Research Interest: Pharmacology on Chinese Herb, Cognitive Pharmacology on Chinese Herb, Behavioral Pharmacology, Psychopharmacology, Neuropharmacology.

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    Dr. Hitesh Chavda
    Research Scientist
    Formulation and Development, Gowrie Research Pvt Ltd
    HNGU, Patan

    Dr. Chavda is dedicated and highly motivated research scientist with more than 13 years of rich Industry-Academic experience. His area of interest is development of formulations including Oral solids, Liquids, Semi-solids, Parenterals and NDDS. He has developed stable and robust formulations across various dosage forms. He has sound understanding of formulation and development using QbD and DOE approaches. He has understanding of product development lifecycle, clinical and regulatory requirements of regulatory bodies like UKMHRA, USFDA etc. There are more than 35 International and National research publications to his credit. In addition to that he has several magazines related articles and Books publications. He is providing editorial service for international journals. He is serving as reviewer at Elsevier, Bentham Sciences, Informa Healthcare, and Wiley Journals.

    List of publications:

    1. Chavda HV*, Neerumalla S, Patel A, Poptani S. Excipients: The Real Players behind Robust

    Formulation. Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research. January 2019; 53(1):


    2. Chavda HV*. Artificial Neural Networks in Pharma Product Development. Chronicle

    Pharmabiz. May 2018; 18(23): 42-43.

    3. Chavda HV*. 3D printing: Upcoming revolution for pharmaceutical industry. Chronicle

    Pharmabiz. April 2018; 18(21): 10.

    4. Chavda HV*. Qbd in Developing Topical Dosage Forms. Elyns Journal of Pharmaceutical

    Research December 2016; 2(1): 90000106. [Short Communication]

    5. Chavda HV*. Nanopharmaceuticals: The Pharmaceuticals of Present Era. Elyns Journal of

    Pharmaceutical Research 2016; 1(2): 106e. [Editorial Article]

    6. Chavda HV*, Naik S, Mukhopadhyay P. QbD Concept Implementation for Excipients.

    Ingredients South Asia Magazine. Saffron Media Publication, November, 2016; 11: 119-120.

    7. Chavda HV*. Reforms in Pharmaceutical Education in India. Ingredients South Asia

    Magazine. Saffron Media Publication, April 16-30, 2016; 9(14): 48-51.

    8. Chavda HV*. African Market: Big Window of Opportunity. Ingredients South Asia Magazine.

    Saffron Media Publication, January 16-31, 2016; 9(8): 30-32.

    9. Chavda HV*. SPHs as an Unusual Upcoming Excipient. Ingredients South Asia Magazine.

    Saffron Media Publication, December 1-15, 2015; 9(5): 104-111.

    10. Chavda HV*, Patel RI, Patel CN. Preparation and Characterization of Ternary Solid Dispersion

    of Flunarizine Dihydrochloride. World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (ISSN: 2277-7105)

    2015; 4(5): 2506-2521.

    11. Chavda HV*, Chavada G, Patel J, Rangpadiya K, Patel CN. Topical Vaginal Drug Delivery

    System Based on Superporous Hydrogel Hybrids. Protein & Peptide Letters (ISSN: 0929-8665,

    Impact Factor 1.735) 2014; 21(11): 1176-1184.

    12. Chavda HV*, Patel RD, Modhia IP, Patel CN. Role of Superporous Hydrogel Particles as a

    Superdisintegrant in Fast Disintegrating Tablet of Glipizide. Chronicles of Young Scientists

    (ISSN: 2229-5186) 2014; 5(1):11-19.

    13. Chavda HV*, Patel J, Chavada G, Dave S, Patel A, Patel CN. Self Nanoemulsifying Powder of

    Isotretinoin: Preparation and Characterization. Journal of Powder Technology. (ISSN: 2090-

    7737) 2013; 2013 Article ID 108569, 9 pages. [Cited on 15/11/2013].

    14. Chavda HV*, Modhia IP, Mehta A, Patel RD, Patel CN. Development of Bioadhesive Chitosan

    Superporous Hydrogel Composite Particles based Intestinal Drug Delivery System. BioMed

    Research International (ISSN: 2314-6133, Impact Factor 2.880) 2013; 2013 Article ID 563651,

    10 pages. [Cited on 06/08/2013]

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    15. Chavda HV*, Patel SK, Patel CN. Insignificant Effect of Superporous Hydrogel Particles as a

    Superdisintegrants in Fast Dispersible Tablets of Aceclofenac. Online article PharmaTutor

    (ISSN: 2347 - 7881) 2013 (Published on Web 31/01/2013). Available from: insignificant-effect-of-superporous-hydrogelparticles-

    as-superdisintegrants-in-fast-dispersible-tablets-of-aceclofenac?page=0,0 [Cited on


    16. Chavda HV*, Patel RD, Modhia IP, Patel CN. Preparation and Characterization of

    Superporous Hydrogel Based on Different Polymers. Int J Pharm Investig (ISSN: 2230-973X)

    2012; 2(3):134-139.

    17. Chavda HV*, Patel MS, Patel CN. Preparation and In Vitro Evaluation of Guar Gum Based

    Triple-Layer Matrix Tablet of Diclofenac Sodium. Res Pharm Sci (ISSN: 1735-5362, Impact

    Factor 0.220) 2012; 7(1): 57-64.

    18. Chavda HV*, Patel CN. Pharmaceutical Formulations for Oral Transmucosal Drug Delivery.

    News Tech 2011; 29:10-11.

    19. Chavda HV*, Patel CN, Modh KM, Panigrahi B. Preparation, Characterization and In Vitro

    Evaluation of Carbopol-based Superporous Hydrogel Composite. Indian J Pharm Sci (ISSN:

    0250-474X, Impact Factor: 0.626) 2011; [Accepted on 12/05/2011].

    20. Chavda HV*, Chaudhari TM, Patel CN. Antacids Incorporation in Immediate Release Tablets

    Failed to Improve the Stability of Omeprazole in Acidic Media. J Pharm Negative Results

    (ISSN: 0976-9234) 2011; 2(2):73-77.

    21. Chavda HV*, Patel CN. Preparation and in vitro evaluation of a stomach specific drug delivery

    system based on superporous hydrogel composite. Indian J Pharm Sci (ISSN: 0250-474X,

    Impact Factor: 0.626) 2011; 73(1):30-37.

    22. Chavda HV*, Patel CN. Effect of Crosslinker Concentration on Characteristics of Superporous

    Hydrogel. Int J Pharm Investig (ISSN: 2230-973X) 2011; 1(1):17-21.

    23. Chavda HV*, Patel CN. A Newer Formulation Approach: Superporous Hydrogel Composite-

    Based Bioadhesive Drug-Delivery System. Asian J Pharm Sci (ISSN: 1818-0876, Impact Factor

    0.250) 2010; 5(6): 239-250.

    24. Chavda HV*, Patel CN. Chitosan Superporous Hydrogel Composite-Based Floating Drug-

    Delivery System: A Newer Formulation Approach. J Pharm Bioall Sci (ISSN: 0976-4879,

    Impact Factor 0.175) 2010; 2(2): 124-131.

    25. Chavda HV*, Patel CN, Prajapati ST, Patel CV. A Newer Formulation Approach Based on

    Superporous Hydrogel Particles for Gastroretentive Drug-Delivery System: Preparation and

    In Vitro Evaluation. Inventi Impact: NDDS (ISSN: 2229-4147) 2010; 2: Article ID: 2010nd70a

    (Published on Web 15/07/2010;

    26. Chavda HV*, Patel CN, Prajapati ST, Patel CV. A Newer Formulation Approach Based on

    Superporous Hydrogel Particles for Gastroretentive Drug-Delivery System: Preparation and

    In Vitro Evaluation. Inventi Rapid: NDDS (e-ISSN: 0976-3791) 2010; 1(1): Article ID:

    2010nd70a (Published on Web 13/04/2010;

    27. Chavda HV*, Patel CN, Anand IS. Biopharmaceutics Classification System. Syst Rev Pharm

    (ISSN: 0975-8453) 2010; 1(1): 62-69.

    28. Chavda HV*, Patel CN. Preparation and Characterization of Swellable Polymer-based

    Superporous Hydrogel Composite of Poly (Acrylamide-co-Acrylic Acid). Trends Biomater Artif

    Organs (ISSN: 0971-1198, Impact Factor: 0.675) 2010; 24(2): 83-89.

    29. Chavda HV*, Patel CN. Effects of Solvent Treatments on Characteristics of Superporous

    Hydrogels. Ethiopian Pharm J (ISSN: 1029-5933) 2009; 27(1): 16-24.

    30. Chavda HV*, Patel CN, Karen HD. Preparation and Characterization of Chitosan-Based

    Superporous Hydrogel Composite. J Young Pharm (ISSN: 0975-1483) 2009; 1(3): 199-204.

    31. Chavda HV*, Patel CN. Aquaporins: Secret Highways for Water Transport. Pharm Reviews

    (ISSN: 1918-5561) 6(2), Apr 11, 2008.

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    32. Chavda HV*, Patel CN, Patel AM, Patel BN. Supercritical Fluid: Green Solvent for Tomorrow.

    Pharm Reviews (ISSN: 1918-5561)5(3), May 16, 2007.

    33. Chavda HV*. Dendrimers: Polymers of 21st Century. Pharm Reviews (ISSN: 1918-5561) 5(1),

    Feb. 02, 2007.


    34. Modi J*, Patel JK, Chavda HV. Superporous Hydrogel: A Supreme Approach for Gastric

    Retention. Online article PharmaTutor (ISSN: 2347 - 7881) 2012 (Published on Web

    03/08/2012). Available from:

    supreme-approach-for-gastric-retention [Cited on 31/01/2013].

    35. Karen HD*, Anand IS, Patel CN, Chavda HV, Patel JK. Formulation and Evaluation of

    Amphotericin-B as A Lyophilized Product. J Global Pharma Tech (ISSN: 0975-8542) 2010;

    2(2): 75-78.

    36. Parikh BN*, Gothi GD, Patel TD, Chavda HV, Patel CN. Microsponge as Novel Topical Drug

    Delivery System. J Global Pharma Tech (ISSN: 0975-8542) 2010; 2(1): 17-29.

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    Yike Zou
    Department of Chemistry
    University of Pennsylvania

    Research Interest: Organic Chemistry: Total Synthesis of Complex Natural Product, Computational Chemistry: Conformational Analysis, Molecular Modelling and Spectra Simulation. Natural Product Discovery: Isolation, Structural Elucidation, and Absolute Configuration Deter-mination of Natural Product.

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    Ruofeng Shang
    Lanzhou Institute of Husbandry and Pharmaceutical Sciences

    Research Interest: Medicinal Chemistry, Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

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    Vijay Kumar Nekkanti
    Research Assistant Professor
    Western University of Health Sciences

    Research Interest: Liposomes, Drug Nanoparticles, Solid Lipid Nanoparticles and Lipid Based Drug Delivery Systems.

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    Xiaodong Zheng
    Department of Pathophysiology
    Harbin Medical University

    Research Interest: Ophthalmology, Cataract Surger,Cornea, Refractive Eye Surgery, Keratoconus.

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    Fenfei Gao
    Department of Pharmacology
    Shantou University Medical College

    Research Interest: Ion channel and electrophysiology, Neuropharmacology, Chinese medicinal herbs.

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    Amanj Baker
    Medicines and Health
    University of Nottingham

    Research Interest: Drug utilisation, Public Health, Cardiology, Diabetology.

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    Dong-Soon Im
    College of Pharmacy
    Pusan National University
    South Korea

    Research Interest: G-protein coupled receptors for lipid mediators, Molecular and cellular functions of lipid mediators.

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    Chunlin Zhuang
    School of Pharmacy
    Second Military Medical University

    Research Interest: Discovery and development of novel protein-protein interaction inhibitors of the Tumorigenic process,Spectrum of drug discovery efforts combining computer-aided drug design, lead Generation, SAR design, Organic Synthesis, Biochemical Assays, Cell Culture Assays and Pharmacology.

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    Gitali Indra
    Asst. Professor
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Oregon State University

    Research Interest: Elucidate the molecular and cellular mechanisms of contribution of hair follicle stem cells in wound repair and regeneration and identify new therapeutic targets toward the goal of accelerating wound healing and to identify natural compounds that are effective against head and neck cancer.

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