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Dr Sujata P. Sawarkar
Professor (M. Pharm, Ph.D.)
Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Technology , Novel Drug Delivery Systems , Industrial Pharmacy

Teaching: 9 Years
Industry: 11 Years

Thrust Research areas:  

Formulation Development of novel drug delivery and Targeted systems, Nanotechnology, Generic formulation Development, Development of evaluation Techniques for novel drug delivery systems. Transnational research

Publications/ Presentations:
Publications: 16
Presentations: 61 
Books/Book chapters: Book- 01; Book Chapters- 02

Patents: 06 (Filed)

Research/ Sponsored projects:
Government- 05
Industry- 06
(Total funds generated: 84.44 Lacs)

Invited Talks: 10

  • IDMA award for reviewer
  • Research and Industry Outcome
  • Received Travel Grant from Controlled Release Society for attending and presenting paper at 42nd Annual Meeting & Exposition of the Controlled Release Society at Edinburgh, Scotland, July 2015
  • Awarded Travel Grant from SVKM for attending the same

Research students guided: M. Pharm. - 25

Recent Publications
  • Trinette Fernandes, Chintan Bhavsar, Sujata Sawarkar, Anisha D’souza, Current and novel approaches for control of dental biofilm, International Journal of Pharmaceutics 536 (2018) 199–210 
  • Bhagyesh P, Sujata S. Vitamin B12 deficiency and novel drug delivery system. European Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical science, 2017.
  • Heena Gada, Sujata Sawarkar Osteoarthritis: Overview And Novel Treatment Approaches, European Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences,  EJBPS, 2016, 3 (12) 71-81.
  •  S. Gupta, S. Sawarkar and P. Ravikumar Solubility enhancement of poorly water soluble protease inhibitor.’ International Journal of Pharmaceutical sciences and Research Vol. 7, Issue 1; January, 2016.
  • Sawarkar SP, Deshpande SG, Bajaj AN, Nikam VS,  Layman Summary of In vivo evaluation of 5-ASA colon specific tablets using experimental induced colitis rat animal model published in Atlas of Science,
  • S. Sawarkar, P. Ravikumar and S. Pashte In-Situ Ophthalmic Gel Forming Solution Of Moxifloxacin Hydrochloride For Sustained Ocular Delivery, published in  International Journal of Pharmaceutical sciences and Research,, March 2016; Vol. 7(3): 1192-1205.
  • Sujata Sawarkar, Apurva Kadam, Novel Treatment Approaches for Maintenance of Dental Hygiene, published in Pharma Times Vol. 48 No. 3, March 2016.
  • 5.     Sujata Sawarkar, Nigar Shaikh, Targeting Approaches for Effective Therapeutics of Bone Tuberculosis published in Journal of Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Vol. 2 No. 2: 2016, pg 1-13.
  • Sawarkar SP, Deshpande SG, Bajaj AN, Nikam VS, In vivo evaluation of 5-ASA colon specific tablets using experimental induced colitis rat animal model”, AAPS Pharma Scitech, 2015, May 2015, DOI: 10.1208/s12249-015-0331-z.
  • R. Pandit, I. Khatri, S. Sawarkar, Spices and condiments, safer option for treatment of hyperlipidemia, Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biological Research (IJPBR), 2015; 3(3):24-34; ISSN 2320-9267, doi=,.
  • Book Chapter: Entitled, "Intraarterial – Intravascular Drug Delivery Systems" in book "Novel and Controlled Drug Delivery System" edited by Prof. N. K. Jain. She has worked on several industry sponsored research projects. 

Other responsibilities: 
  • Course coordinator and faculty for add-on certificate courses (DRA & Pharmacovogilance)- Fund raised: 9.35 Lacs
  • Coordinator of Institution Industry Advisory Committee.
  • In the academic year 2017-2018, Pharmacovigilance course to be started in collaboration with Indian Society of Clinical Research (ISCR).
  • Syllabus setting and course coordinator for collaborative course with Kingston University, London UK
  • Collaboration with NIRRH
  • AICTE CII  and Industrial advisory coordinator 
Professional Memberships

  • Life member of Indian Pharmaceutical Association, 
  • Secretary of Controlled Release Society Indian Chapter 
  • Member of Ethics Committee for Clinical Research, Seven Hills Hospital

E-mail: sujata.sawarkar
Tel. (O): 022-4233 2052 (Ext. 2097)