Ambikanandan Misra is currently a Professor at the Pharmacy Department, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, and the Coordinator of Technology Information Forecasting Assessment Council’s Center of Relevance and Excellence in New Drug Delivery Systems. With over 30 years of both academic and industrial experience in the field of drug delivery research, he has more than 100 research publications, 16 formulation patents, 5 reviews, and 15 book chapters to his credit. He was accredited the national award on liposomal dry powder inhalation on a National Technology day by the Vice President of India and is a major contributor to the pharmaceutical industry in the field of pulmonary, nasal, and transdermal drug delivery. He was also awarded by the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists in Annual Meeting and Exposition held at Atlanta (Georgia) USA, on November 16, 2008, for Outstanding Manuscript Award at 2008 of AAPS Pharmscitech for manuscript entitled “Preliminary brain targeting studies of intranasal mucoadhesive microemulsions of sumatriptan” and Dr.(Mrs) Manjusree pal Memorial Best Pharmaceutical Scientist for the Year 2009 by APTI and 3rd IES National Teachers Excellence Award for Dr. R. K. Upadhyay Award. He is on the Editorial Board of three international journals—Recent Patent Reviews in Formulation Design, Open Journal of Biotechnology, and Lung Cancer: Targets and Therapy. He earned his M. Pharm. degree in pharmaceutics from the University of Saugar, Sagar, India, and his Ph.D. degree in controlled drug delivery systems from The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, India. Sixteen students have been awarded and eight students are presently registered for their Ph.D. (pharmacy) degree in his supervision.
Biography Updated on 17 March 2010