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Dr. Saritha Shetty

Dr. Saritha Shetty

Associate Professor &
Section Head - Pharmaceutics



M.Pharm., Ph.D.

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Phone No.

022-42332000 (Extn- 2016)

Experience: 17years 3months (Industry - ~2 years, Academics ~ 15.6 years).

She served as Scientist in Analytical R&D at Syngene Intl. Pvt. Ltd. (A Biocon Group), Bangalore. Completed projects of major client like Baxter ACC – (Baxter Anesthesia Critical Care, New Jersey, USA) for analytical method development and validation using HPLC and GC as per ICH guidelines (Handled Baxter projects).

Currently, being an academician she is into teaching of both UG and PG students. She also serves as Section Head – Pharmaceutics and In-charge of Pilot Plant. Earlier, she has held responsibilities like In-charge of Examination committee, Alumni cell, Women Development Cell, Discipline committee, Student Grievance committee, Blackboard Committee and Sports committee. She served as Member of Board of Studies.

She delivered a talk as a guest speaker at Chromatographic Society’s International conference held at The GlaxoSmithKline R&D laboratories at Ware, UK. She was invited as a guest speaker at Sandoz Pvt. Ltd., Sandoz Knowledge Centre, C.U. Shah College of Pharmacy, SVKM's Dr. Bhanuben Nanavati College of Pharmacy, MET College of Pharmacy to name few.Invited as a Jury member in various Intercollegiate competitions, International and National conferences. She has organized various workshops and skill building activities for faculty members and PG students. She has hosted SVKM’s NMIMS Convocation, DST Inspire Internship Science Camp (2014), National Conference (NCNDDR) 2015 and Artificial Intelligence International Conference- 2016.

Interest Areas

  • Formulation development: Excipient technology, Polymer nanotechnology, Transdermal and Topical drug delivery systems, Oral and Mucoadhesive drug delivery systems.
  • Herbal Research and Cosmetic Technology.
  • Analytical Method Development and Validation.


  • Publications: 9 (International – 6, National- 3)
  • Book Chapters: 5
  • Presentations: 18 (International - 13, National - 5)

Conferences/Workshops/Seminars attended-39

Workshop organized-24

Academic activities: She has guided 58 M.Pharm. students for their research projects.


  • Bagged second place in poster presentation for the research paper, in International conference organised by Birla Institute of Technology titled ‘International Conferenece on Emerging Trends in Drug Discovery and Development ‘[ICETD3-2022] on January 20-21, 2022.
  • Won the Outstanding Oral presentation Award for research paper in the International conference, ICONICA 2020-the Global Health Summit centered on the theme, "NEXT-GEN PARADIGMS IN HEALTH CARE” from February 12 – 14, 2020 held at Punjab University, Chandigarh, India.
  • Recipient of Best Poster presentation award in 68th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress held at Andhra University on December 16-18, 2016, at Vishakhapatnam, India.
  • Invited as a speaker amongst various eminent scientists worldwide at Chromatographic Society’s two-day conference on ‘Analytical Challenges and solutions for difficult pharmaceutical molecules’, held at The GlaxoSmithKline R&D laboratories at Ware, Hertfordshire, UK from 10-11 November, 2015.
  • Recipient for the Travel Grant award from INSA and CICS in November 2015 for International symposium at GSK.
  • Recipient of Best Teaching Award for the year 2013-2014, honored by SVKM’s NMIMS.
  • Recipient of DBT Travel grant recommended for attending Controlled Release Society, Portland, US, International conference to present a research paper in June 2010.

Professional Memberships

  • Life Member of Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA)
  • Life Member of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI)
  • Life Member of Indian Women Scientists’ Association (IWSA)
  • Life Member of Society of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (SPER)
  • Registered Pharmacist under Maharashtra State Pharmacy Council of India.

Recent Publications


Ifeoma Ezeokafor, Archana Upadhya, Saritha Shetty. Neurosensory Prosthetics: An Integral Neuromodulation Part of Bioelectronic Device, Frontiers in Neuroscience 15,2021


Ghosh S, Javia A, Shetty S, Bardoliwala D, Maiti K, Banerjee S, Khopade A, Misra A, Sawant K, Bhowmick S. Triple negative breast cancer and non-small cell lung cancer: Clinical challenges and nano-formulation approaches. Journal of Controlled Release. 2021 Sep 10; 337:27-58.


Kharkar PS, Soni G, Rathod V, Shetty S, Gupta MK, Yadav KS. An outlook on procedures of conjugating folate to (co) polymers and drugs for effective cancer targeting. Drug Development Research. 2020 Jun 8.


Soni G, Kale K, Shetty S, Gupta MK, Yadav KS. Quality by design (QbD) approach in processing polymeric nanoparticles loading anticancer drugs by high-pressure homogenizer. Heliyon. 2020 Apr 1;6(4): e03846.


Jain R, Shetty S, Yadav KS. Unfolding the electrospinning potential of biopolymers for preparation of nanofibers. Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology. 2020 Feb 19:101604.


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