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Dr. Vandana B. Patravale

Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai,


Dr. Vandana B. Patravale is currently a Professor of Pharmaceutics at the Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India. Her areas of research include development of nano-carriers with major emphasis on malaria, cancer and neurodegenerative disorders; medical device development, nano-diagnostics and nano-vaccines. She has over 200 refereed publications, 11 granted patents, 24 patents in pipeline and 2 trademark registries. She has published 2 books and 25 book chapters with international publishers. Dr. Patravale has been active in teaching, research and service throughout her career. She was awarded the Kukreja Oration award 2020, APTI's Dr. Manjushree Pal Best Pharmaceutical Scientist Award 2019, Shri Amrut Mody distinguished researcher award 2018, OPPI women scientist award 2015, Bill Melinda Gates grant award 2015, Best Pharmaceutical Scientist award 2014, VASVIK award 2013, Veneto nanotech award 2013, APTI best teacher award 2012, Fellowship of Maharashtra Academy of Sciences, 2011 and K.H. Garda Distinguished researcher award 2009.

She is an International advisory committee memberof AAPS and Vice president, CRS-Indian chapter. She is actively collaborating with researchers as well as industries within the country and abroad and has completed Indo-Swiss, Indo-Japan, Indo-UK projects. She has been awarded major grants from the Indian Government, focusing on nanotechnology based product development. She has transferred many technologies to various industries including technology on drug eluting stents, which is being marketed in more than 60 countries.

Year 2020 | Volume No. 57 | Issue No.3 | Page No. 5-6
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