Faculty - School of Health Sciences and Technology

Dr. Prashant Shukla

Assistant Professor (Selection Grade)


Academic Background (Degrees, University Name & Year of Passing):

  • B. Pharm., Babu Banarsi Das National Institute of Technology and Management Lucknow (Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University Lucknow Uttar Pradesh) (2005)
  • M.Pharm. (IIT-Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi) (2007)
  • Ph.D. (CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute Lucknow, JNU New Delhi) (2015)


Career Graph:

  • Assistant Professor (SG) at School of Health Science and Technology, UPES Dehradun (September 2022 -Continued)
  • Associate Professor at Hygia Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Lucknow (April 2021 to August 2022)
  • Assistant Professor at Amity University U.P. Lucknow (September 2018- to March 2021)
  • Scientist at Aurigene Discovery Technologies Hyderabad (July 2015- August 2018) (3 years 1 month)
  • Research Scholar in JNU New Delhi while working as Research Scholar In CSIR-CDRI Lucknow (May 2010-July2015) - Topic of thesis “Novel Drug Carrier Systems for therapeutic intervention of Sepsis and Septic Shock” Under Supervision of Dr. P. R. Mishra Pharmaceutics Division CSIR-CDRI, Lucknow
  • J.R.F at CSIR Central Drug Research Institute Lucknow (Sept 2008-May 2010)
  • Worked as Lecturer at Pranveer Singh Institute of Technology Kanpur Uttar Pradesh (July 2007- August 2008)


Honours and Achievements:

  • AAPS Pharmsci360 Reviewer in 2020 and 2021.
  • CDRI Director’s Special Incentive Award for Excellence in Research 2015
  • Qualified GATE in Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2014 with AIR 90, GATE 2015 with AIR 13 and GATE 2008 with AIR-198


Research interests

  • Drug Delivery, Nanotherapeutics, Inorganic microparticles, Carbon dots
  • Solid state characterization, Polymorph and Salt screening, Preformulation, Formulation development, Preclinical Pharmacokinetics


Recent Publications:

  • Shukla RP, Urandur S, Banala VT, Marwaha D, Gautam S, Rai N, Singh N, Tiwari P, Shukla P, Mishra PR. Development of putrescine anchored nano-crystalsomes bearing doxorubicin and oleanolic acid: deciphering their role in inhibiting metastatic breast cancer. Biomaterials Science. 2021;9(5):1779-94. Impact factor: - 6.843
  • Shukla P, Verma AK, Dewangan J, Rath SK, Mishra PR. Chitosan-coated curcumin nanocrystals augment pharmacotherapy via improved pharmacokinetics and interplay of NFκB, Keap1 and Nrf2 expression in Gram-negative sepsis. R.S.C. Advances,5:57006- 20.(2015) Impact factor: - 3.245
  • Shukla R, Gupta J, Shukla P, Dwivedi P, Tripathi P, Bhattacharya SM, et al. Chitosan coated alginate microparticles for the oral delivery of antifilarial drugs and combinations for intervention in Brugia malayi induced lymphatic filariasis. RSC Advances,5:69047- 56.(2015) Impact factor: - 3.245
  • Sharma S, Verma A, Teja BV, Shukla P, Mishra PR. Development of stabilized Paclitaxel nanocrystals: In-vitro and in-vivo efficacy studies. European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences,69:51-60.(2015) Impact factor: - 4.384
  • Gupta PK, Jaiswal AK, Asthana S, Verma A, Kumar V, Shukla P, et al. Self assembled ionically sodium alginate cross-linked amphotericin B encapsulated glycol chitosan stearate nanoparticles: applicability in better chemotherapy and non-toxic delivery in visceral leishmaniasis. Pharmaceutical research,32:1727-40.(2015) Impact factor: - 4.2
  • Shukla P, Verma AK, Dwivedi P, Yadav A, Gupta PK, Rath SK, et al. Moxifloxacin-Loaded Nano emulsions Having Tocopheryl Succinate as the Integral Component Improves Pharmacokinetics and Enhances Survival in E. coli-Induced Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infection. Molecular pharmaceutics,11:4314-26.(2014) Impact factor: - 4.939
  • Shukla P, Rao GM, Pandey G, Sharma S, Mittapelly N, Shegokar R, et al. Therapeutic interventions in sepsis: current and anticipated pharmacological agents. British journal of pharmacology,171:5011-31.(2014) Impact factor: - 8.739


Professional Memberships/Fellowships/Awards:

  • Life Member of APTI India, Society of Pharmaceutical Dissolution Sciences
  • Member of Controlled Release Society – Indian Chapter