Kamla Pathak graduated from University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India, and earned her Ph.D. in pharmaceutics in the year 1991 from the same institute. With a teaching and research experience of more than 22 years, she is presently working as a Professor and Dean at Department of Pharmaceutics, Rajiv Academy for Pharmacy, Mathura, India. Pathak is actively engaged in research on oral controlled/modulated and topical drug delivery systems, having over 170 publications in various reputed international and national peer-reviewed journals, 3 patents (filed), and more than 90 abstracts papers presented in scientific forums to her credit. As a SCOPUS author, she has an h-index of 15. Pathak served as a Reviewer of many international journals of pharmaceutics. She has so far guided 2 Ph.D. and 104 postgraduate theses and is currently guiding 5 Ph.D. and 18 M.Pharm. projects. The niche areas include development of oral controlled and targeted drug delivery systems. She is also credited as Reviewer of scientific projects, Knowledge Foundation, Sweden, and Israel Science Foundation, Israel, and is an Invited Member of the American Nano Society. Awards bestowed upon her include Dr. R.L. Nicore award 2012, for best research paper in pharmaceutics published in IJPER titled "Evaluation of the kinetics and mechanism of drug release from econazole nitrate nanosponge loaded carbopol hydrogel"; Eminent Teacher Award, 2012, First Annual Conference of SPER, June 2012; Motan Devi Dandiya Prize for best research publications in pharmacy, Biennial Award for 2012 and 2013; and poster presentations at National Pharmacy conferences held in India. She has delivered lectures on various forums as Guest Speaker. She is well known as a Scientific Advisor to pharmaceutical industry.
Biography Updated on 5 September 2014