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Thursday, 10 September 2015





SESSION 1: NanoPharmaceuticals for Cancer (Session Chair: Ahmed Faheem, Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutics, University of Sunderland, United Kingdom)


Mandip S SachdevaKeynote Presentation

Nanotechnology and Cancer- Where Are We Going
Mandip S Sachdeva, Professor, Florida A&M University, United States of America


Nanotechnology for the Treatment of Lung Cancer: The Future of Targeted Therapy
G Praveen Kumar, Professor & Principal, Sahasra Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, India

This presentation will give a brief account of the targeted novel systems for lung cancer. It will discuss regarding the encapsulation of paclitaxel in nanosystem and how through this volume of distribution is significantly reduced and the concentration of drug in the lungs is significantly increased, resulting in a decrease in the amount and types of non-specific toxicities and an increase in the amount of drug that can be effectively delivered to the lung tumor.


Jagat KanwarKeynote Presentation

Nanopharmaceuticals Approaches with Locked Nucleic Acid Aptamers in Cancer
Jagat Kanwar, Professor, Deakin University, Australia

This Presentation will discuss regarding the role of P-glycoprotein, Survivin and CD133 positive cancer stem cells for enhancing Cancer resistance, promoting Cancer Survival and recurrence. Further, it will also highlight the delivery of Fe-bLF-ACSC NanoCarriers, oligo LNA siRNA, Nanoparticles loaded with SR9 and LNAsiRNA-5-FU to target and inhibit survivin which has a direct inhibitory effect on p-gp and CD133 CSCs.



Coffee Break and Networking Session

SESSION 2: Nanotechnology based Drug Delivery Systems (Anand K. Kondapi, Professor, University of Hyderabad, India)


Ocular Delivery to the Posterior Eye using a Novel Nanolipo-Polymeric System
Indu Pal Kaur, Professor , Panjab University, India

In the first part of the talk, uptake and clearance pathways in the eye will be discussed. Next part will include discussion on the use of nanostructured systems to defy the existing ocular barriers so as to reach the internal eye including the retina. Last part will focus on how they have developed a novel nanolipo-polymeric system (IPA: 2074/Del/2014), which could reach up to the retina in an intact form.


Ahmed  FaheemKeynote Presentation

To Be Finalized
Ahmed Faheem, Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutics, University of Sunderland, United Kingdom


Lunch Break and Networking Session

SESSION 3: Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery (Session Chair: Arabinda Chaudhuri, Chief Scientist, CSIR-IICT, India)


Lipid NanoParticle Drug Delivery Systems
Venkateswarlu Vobalaboina, Managing Director, Neuheit Pharma Technologies Pvt Ltd, India

The presentation covers, selection of formulation ingredients, different methods of preparation of lipid nanoparticles, inclusion of homing devices to achieve targeted drug delivery, characterization of Nano systems, assessment of performance of nanoparticles and applications in pharmaceutical industry.Discussion on specific problems association with formulation, stabilization and manufacturing of these dosage forms will also be presented. Further, regulatory requirements, Quality control, intellectual property and manufacturing issues of NDDS will be presented. Finally, discussion on future research areas and potential of lipid nanoparticle drug delivery systems in industrial applications is presented.


Splenotropic Lipomer: Enabling Shape Directed Selective RES Targetting
Padma Devarajan, Head/Professor, Institute of Chemical Technology, India

This presentation will present  how Asymmetric LIPOMER- lipid polymer nanostructures of Doxycycline hydrochloride helps in Splenotropic Delivery.  In addition, it will also highlight the process of design and development of Asymmetric LIPOMER by Nanoprecipitation technique.  Further, it will discuss  the role of nanocarrier shape as an important parameter in Drug Delivery.


The Role of Nanoparticle Constructs in Lung and Breast Cancer
Mandip S Sachdeva, Professor, Florida A&M University, United States of America


Coffee Break and Networking Session

SESSION 4: Nanoformulations for Effective Drug Delivery


Targeted Drug Delivery System through Nanoformulations
Palanivel Venkatesan, Assistant Professor, Annamalai University , India

This presentation will discuss the broad treatment of solid lipid nanoparticles discussing their advantages, limitations and their possible remedies. The different types of Nano carriers, solid lipid nanoparticles, nanostructured lipid carriers, lipid drug conjugates are discussed with their structural differences.


Targeted Drug Delivery to Lung Cancer with Surface Modified and Antibody – Functionalized Chitosan Nanoparticles
Asha Srinivasan, MSc Course Coordinator , Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeswara University, India

This talk will focus on targeted delivery of Drug Loaded Chitosan Nanoparticles surface modified with Trastuzumab to the Lung Cancer Cells. Further, it will discuss how these Nanoparticles were functionalized, characterized and kinetics elucidated in vitro using different Lung Cancer Cells.


Solubility Enhancement and Formulation of Nanoparticles of Efavirenz using Chitosan-Graft-HPßCD copolymer
Aarti Belgamwar, Research Scholar, Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, India

The present study will explore a novel method for solubility enhancement of water insoluble antiretroviral drug Efavirenz by using chitosan –graft-HPßCD copolymer synthesized by simplified one pot reaction technique and further its application as carrier for formulation of nanoparticles.


End of First Day of Conference

Friday, 11 September 2015

SESSION 5: Nanotechnology Solutions for Drug Delivery Challenges (Session Chair: Utpal Bhadra, Senior Principal Scientist, CSIR-CCMB, India)


Suresh P  VyasKeynote Presentation

Structuring Nanocarriers for Site Directed Drug Delivery
Suresh P Vyas, Professor, Dr Harisingh Gour University, India

In this Keynote Presentation, Challenges and Solutions for Engineering of Nanoparticles for improving biodegradability, release rate and targeting of Drugs will be discussed. Further, it will highlight the features of nanotechnology-based carrier systems in terms of size and structure, precise scaffolding for attachment of Drugs which helps in targeting of potent bioactive compounds at a pre selected target site, ensuring their effectiveness and safety in the clinical use.


Kamalinder  SinghKeynote Presentation

NanoPharmaceuticals: Overcoming Drug Delivery Challenges
Kamalinder Singh, Professor, University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom


Coffee Break and Networking Session

SESSION 6: Advances in Nanotherapeutics


Advanced Nanomaterials for Future Therapeutics
Chittaranjan Patra, Scientist & Ramanujan Fellow (DST, New Delhi) , Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, India

This presentation will highlight the advanced nanomaterials and nanoparticles based drug delivery systems (DDS) for treatment of cancer, cardiovascular /ischemic disease and wound healing. It will further highlight the design and development of nanoparticles like europium hydroxide nanorods (EHNs), zinc oxide nanoflowers (ZON), graphene oxides and gold nanoparticles that exhibit excellent pro-angiogenic activities.


Kewal JainKeynote Presentation

Advanced Medical Applications of Nanotechnology
Kewal Jain, Chief Executive Officer/Professor, Jain Pharma Biotech, Switzerland

This presentation will deal with advances in nanomedicine with emphasis on improvement in drug delivery and applications in cancer and neurological disorders. It will also explain how biotechnology with facilitate the development of personalized medicine.


Samuel M LawrencePlenary Presentation

Combining High Efficiency Darkfield Illumination and Hyperspectral Imaging to Map Delivery of Nano-Scale Therapeutic Agents in Complex Cell Structures
Samuel M Lawrence, CEO, Cytoviva Inc, United States of America

This talk will provide an overview of the technologies like high resolution microscope imaging and spectrophotometry used to create data sets as well as offer examples of various relevant applications.  Emphasis will be placed on the creation of optical images using Enhanced Darkfield illumination and the analysis of these images with state-of-the-art hyperspectral imaging hardware and software.  Several examples of data sets created with this approach will be discussed as well.


Poster Evaluation


Lunch Break and Networking Session

SESSION 7: NanoPharmaceuticals for Biologicals and Gene Therapy (Session Chair: Kewal Jain, Chief Executive Officer, Jain PharmaBiotech, Switzerland)


Dual Drug Combination Therapy: Current Prospective and Future Challenges
Preeti Nigam Joshi, INSPIRE Faculty, National Chemical Laboratory, India

The presenter will discuss the combinatorial liposomal nanoformulation for pancreatic cancer based on gemcitabine and ursolic acid, along with the advantages and future prospective of combinatorial dual drug therapy.


Manika Pal BhadraKeynote Presentation

Para Amino Benzoic Acid derived Self Assembled Biocompatible Nanoparticle for Efficient Delivery of siRNA
Manika Pal Bhadra, Principal Scientist, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, India

The Keynote Talk will discuss the development of functionalized biocompat¬ible fluorescent nanoparticles from para amino benzoic acid nanoparticles for efficient delivery of short interfering RNA (siRNA). Further, it will report that these nanoparticles are non-toxic and did not interfere with progression of the cell cycle. Finalli, it will highlight that the intrinsic fluorescent nature of these nanoparticles allows easy tracking and an opportunity for diagnostic applications.


Nanotechnology Based Growth Factors Delivery for Tissue Regeneration
Jyotsnendu Giri, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India

This talk will cover the development of novel nanoencapsulation of protein in to sugar-glass-matrix (SGnP) to overcome the formidable challenges of Growth Factors stabilization and their sustained delivery.


Coffee Break and Networking Session

SESSION 8: Overcoming Pharmaceutical Issues with Nanoformulations


Biodegradable Polymer Based Depot Injections – Overview and Challenges - Case Studies of Marketed Products
Dhiraj Chopra, Associate Director, Dr Reddys Laboratories Limited, India

This talk will present the development and scale-up of Biodegradable Polymer based Depot Injections. Further, it will discuss the processing of microspheres based formulations using various solvent casting techniques, involving complex & multiple unit operations. Finally, it will highlight the scale up of such biodegradable polymer based depot injection under aseptic conditions.


Novel, Industrially Feasible Nanocoformulation of Artemether and Clindamycin for Treatment of Malaria in Pregnant Women: A Selective Second Order Targeting Approach
Sudeep Pukale, Student, Institute of Chemical Technology, India


Poster Award Presentation & Vote of Thanks


End of Conference

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