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Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Dr. Atul P. Sherje
Assistant Professor (M. Pharm. Ph. D.)
Dr. Atul P. Sherje
Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Quality Assurance

Academic: 13 Years

Thrust research areas:

Development and Validation of analytical methods
Solubility enhancement of poorly water soluble drugs

Publications/ Presentations:
Research/ Review Publications: 22
Presentations: 16
Books/ Book chapters: Nil

Conferences/ Workshops/ Seminar Attended: 35
Research/ Sponsored Projects: 2 (Completed)

Research Students: M. Pharm. 13 (Completed);  1 (ongoing)

Recent publications:

Professional Memberships:

Life Member of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI)
Life member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)

Contact details:

  • Vasanti Suvarna, Siddhata Thorat, Usha Nayak, Atul Sherje, Manikanta Murahari. Host-guest interaction study of Efavirenz with hydroxypropyl-ß-cyclodextrin and l-arginine by computational simulation studies: Preparation and characterization of supramolecular complexes. Journal of Molecular Liquids, 2018, 251, 55-64. (IF- 3.648)
  • Tabassum Khan, Kaksha Sankhe, Vasanti Suvarna, Atul Sherje, Kavitkumar Patel, Bhushan Dravyakar. DNA gyrase inhibitors: Progress and synthesis of potent compounds as antibacterial agents. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy 103 (2018) 923–938.
  • Atul P. Sherje*, Forum Patel, Manikanta Murahari, Vasanti Suvarna, Kavitkumar Patel. Study on Effect of L-Arginine on Solubility and Dissolution of Zaltoprofen: Preparation and Characterization of Binary and Ternary Cyclodextrin Inclusion Complexes” Chemical Physics Letters (IF-1.815)
  • Atul P. Sherje, Vaishali Londhe. Development and Evaluation of pH-Responsive Cyclodextrin-Based in situ Gel of Paliperidone for Intranasal Delivery. AAPS PharmSciTech, 19, 1, 384–394 (Impact factor- 2.451).
  • Atul P. Sherje, Bhushan R. Dravyakar, Darshana Kadam, Mrunal Jadhav. Cyclodextrin-based nanosponges: A critical review.  Carbohydrate Polymers. 2017; 173: 37-49. (Impact factor- 4.811).
  • Atul P. Sherje, Vaishali Londhe. Development and Evaluation of pH-Responsive Cyclodextrin-Based in situ Gel of Paliperidone for Intranasal Delivery. AAPS PharmSciTech (Impact factor- 2.451) In press
  • Atul P. Sherje, Vaidehi Kulkarni, Manikanta Murahari, Usha Y. Nayak, Pritesh Bhat, Vasanti Suvarna, and Bhushan Dravyakar. Inclusion Complexation of Etodolac with Hydroxypropyl-betacyclodextrin and Auxiliary Agents: Formulation Characterization and Molecular Modeling Studies. Molecular Pharmaceutics. 2017, 14, 1231-1242 (Impact factor- 4.440).
  • Vasanti Suvarna, Apeksha Kajwe, Manikanta Murahari, Gurubasavaraj V. Pujar, Bharath Kumar Inturi, Atul P. Sherje. Inclusion Complexes of Nateglinide with HP–ß–CD and L-Arginine for Solubility and Dissolution Enhancement: Preparation, Characterization, and Molecular Docking Study. 2017; 12(2):168-181. (Impact factor-2.234).
  • Sherje A, Londhe V. Inclusion Complexes of Hydroxypropyl-beta-Cyclodextrin and Paliperidone: Preparation and Characterization.Current Drug Discovery Technologies. 2014; 11, 271-278.
  • Atul P. Sherje, Vaishali Londhe. Ternary Inclusion Complex of Paliperidone with ß-Cyclodextrin and Hydrophilic Polymer for Solubility and Dissolution Enhancement. Journal of Pharmaceutical Innovation. 2015, 10(4), 324-334 (Impact Factor- 2.234).
  • Sumit Vakani, Apeksha Kajwe, Vasanti Suvarna, Atul P. Sherje. Influence of Auxiliary Agents on Solubility and Dissolution Profile of Repaglinide with Cyclodextrin: Inclusion Complex Formation and its Solid-state Characterization. Journal of Inclusion Phenomenon and Macrocyclic Chemistry. (Impact Factor-1.0).
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