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Dr. Pravin K. Shende

Dr. Pravin K. Shende


Qualification : M. Pharm., Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Fellow, Unito, Italy

Specialization : Pharmaceutics

E mail : pravin.shende@nmims.edu

Phone : 022-42332000 (Extn- 2036) 

Experience : 17 years (Research- 05 years, Academics- 12 years) 

He has 17 years of teaching and research experience with post-doctoral research experience of 3 years at University of Torino, Italy. His research areas include novel biosensors, controlled and sustained drug delivery systems, nanoparticulate delivery systems, transdermal drug delivery systems, biocarrier drug delivery systems, DoE-based formulation and development, targeted drug delivery systems, oncologic formulations, protein, peptide and DNA-based formulations. 

Interest areas:

  • Biosensors, nanosponges, nanobubbles, nanoflowers, microneedles
  • Resealed erythrocytes, Biocarrier drug delivery, DoE-based formulations
  • Liposomes, dendrimers, solid-lipid nanoparticles
  • Polymeric nanoparticles, carbon NP, magnetic NP, nanocrystals
  • Targeted, Transdermal, buccal, pulmonary and pulsatile drug delivery systems
  • Inclusion complexation for improving solubility and bioavailability
  • Preformulation and stability studies of conventional dosage forms


  • Publications – 188 (International- 170 , National- 7 )
  • Books- 1
  • Book Chapters- 11
  • Patents- 7 (3 granted Indian patents, 1 International patent and other 3 filled patents) 
  • Presentations- 18
  • Government funded projects –4
    • Completed (Protein and peptide drugs for epilepsy, DST-SERB, Govt. of India, Rs. 22 L)
    • Ongoing (EGFR-targeting PAMAM dendrimer-based conjugates for prolonged therapeutic efficacy in ovarian cancer- AICTE, New Delhi, 17 L.)
    • Ongoing (Intranasal formulation of siRNA-conjugated nanosponges for brain targeting in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease- ICMR, New Delhi, 29.52 L.)
    • Ongoing (Microporous Herbal Dental Glue for Hemostatic and Tissue Healing Actions Rs. 25.48L)
  • Industry projects
    • International: Completed (Formulation and characterization of tablets of different drugs, Freunds Corporation, Japan, Rs.5.99 L)
    • National: Ongoing (Development and characterization of free-flowing powder: Gangwal Chemicals Pvt. Ltd, India, Rs. 5.9 L)
    • Ongoing National project-Septalyst lifesciences pvt. Ltd. Thane, (Reduction in size of the tablets of XYZ. Rs. 6 L) 

Conferences/Workshops/Seminars attended- 25 

Academic activities

He has guided 50 M.Pharm. students for their research projects.

Under his guidance and supervision, 3 Ph.D. students successfully completed their Ph.D and 4 Ph.D. research scholars are registered under him. 


Top 2% Scientist in the world: Year 2022 and 2021

Best researcher awards in year 2019 and 2018

Literati Award Winners 2021 for outstanding paper 

Professional Memberships:- 

Recent Publications

  1. Bhatt, M., Shende, P. (2023) Advancement in Machine Learning: A Strategic Lookout from Cancer Identification to Treatment. Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering. 1-16 (IF= 8.97)
  2. Kantak M, Batra P, Shende P., (2023) Integration of DNA barcoding and nanotechnology in drug delivery. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. (IF= 8.03)
  3. Poudwal S., Misra A. and Shende P., (2022) Enhancement of oral bioavailability of insulin using a combination of surface-modified inclusion complex and SNEDDS. Journal of Molecular Liquids. 368, 120641. (IF= 6.63)
  4. Dali, P. and Shende, P., (2023) Use of 3D applicator for intranasal microneedle arrays for combinational therapy in migraine. International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 122714. (IF= 6.51)
  5. Govardhane S. and Shende, P., (2022) Colloidal complexed nanocarriers: A modulated aspect in formulation and characterization of streptozotocin- induced diabetic rats. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 651, 129755. (IF= 5.52).
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