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Ph.D Student

Amitkumar Virani

Graduate Students

 

Part time PhD Candidate in Pharmaceutical Sciences

I have 10 years of Pharmaceutical R&D experience in liquid and solid dosage form like solution, suspension, powder for suspension, tablet, and semi-solid dosage.  I am currently working as a full time Senior Formulation Scientist at Akorn Pharmaceutical and filled more than 15 ANDA.  I am pursuing Ph.D. under Dr. Michniak’s group in the Laboratory for Drug Delivery (LDD) and the Center for Dermal Research (CDR).  My research focus is transdermal delivery of antiepileptic drug using human skin and penetration enhancers in vitro.

 

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences – Rutgers The State University, NJ, USA (2015 – Present)
  • M.S in Pharmaceutics (Industrial Pharmacy), Long Island University, NY (2010)
  • B.S in Pharmacy, L.M. College of Pharmacy, India (2008)

Experience:

  • Senior Formulation Scientist- Akorn Pharmaceutical (February 2017- Present)
  • Formulation Scientist- Lupin Pharmaceutical (October 2013- January 2017)

 

Research interests:

  • Transdermal delivery of antiepileptic drug using human skin and penetration enhancers in vitro.