Dr. Anita Lalwani, M.Pharm., Ph.D.
Department of Pharmaceutics
Year started @ KBIPER: 1999
Contact info
Location: KBIPER college campus
Email: anitanlalwani@yahoo.co.in
Ph. D., S P University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat
M.Pharm., Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
B.Pharm., Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Dr. Anita Lalwani joined KBIPER in December 1999 as a Lecturer in Department of Pharmaceutics. Subsequently she was promoted as assistant professor and currently she is professor in the department. She has previously worked with S K Patel Institute of Pharmacy, Ganpat University for a brief span. Dr. Lalwani is well versed with data treatment aspects in experimentation and is comfortable with relevant software.
At KBIPER, apart from regular teaching reponsibilities, she co-ordinates co-curricular activities and is a member of Women development cell and library committee. She guides the M. Pharm. and Ph. D. students for their research projects.
Research area of interest
Oral drug delivery systems; design of experiments
Awards and Recognition
  1. First prize for best oral presentation at University Grants Commission (UGC) sponsored National Seminar on Importance and Application of Formulation Approaches for Dosage form Development, Rajkot, India (2011).
  2. Received Rs. 75,000 for the project entitled "Design and Development of Self Microemulsifying Drug Delivery System for Nelfinavir" sponsored by GUJCOST (2010).
  3. Junior Research Fellowship, All India Council of Technical Education, India (1996).
Indian Pharmacy Graduate Association
Selected publications/presentations
  1. Patel A, Shelat P, Lalwani A. Development and optimization of solid self-nanoemulsifying drug delivery system(S-SNEDDS) using Scheffe’s design for improvement of oral bioavailability of nelfinavir mesylate. Drug Delivery and Translational Research. 2014;4(2):171-186.
  2. Acharya SP, Pundarikakshudu K, Panchal A, Lalwani A. Preparation and evaluation of transnasal microemulsion of carbamazepine. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2013;8:64-70.
  3. Acharya SP, Pundarikakshudu K, Panchal A, Lalwani A. Development of carbamazepine transnasal microemulsion for treatment of epilepsy. Drug Delivery and Translational Research. 2013;3(3):252-259.
  4. Thakkar H, Patel C, Patel H, Shelat P, Lalwani A. Development and Evaluation of Controlled Release Gastroretentive Drug Delivery System for Clarithromycin. Drug Delivery Letters. 2013 Apr;3(1):18-27.
  5. Raval N, Parejiya P, Shelat P, Lalwani A. Development, Optimization and Characterization of Innovative Buccal Delivery System of Zolmitriptan. Drug Delivery Letters. 2012 Dec;2(4):290-300.
  6. Ramchandani KL, Joshi JD, Lalwani AN, Shelat PK. Preparation and Development of Oral Controlled Release w/o/w Multiple Emulsion of Carbamazepine. Drug Delivery Letters. 2012 Sep;2(3):213-222.
  7. Patel AS, Lalwani AN. Self microemulsifying drug delivery system as a potential drug delivery system for protease inhibitors in the treatment of AIDS. Asian J Pharm Sci. 2011;6(5):226-240.
  8. Lalwani AN, Parikh JR. Preparation and evaluation of an ispaghula based directly compressible matrixing agent for controlled release. Acta Pharm. 2008;58(3):309-316.
  9. Lalwani AN, Santani DD. Pulsatile Drug Delivery System. Ind J Pharm Sci. 2007;69(4):489-497.
  10. Gohel MC, Chhabaria MT, Amin AF, Panchal M, Lalwani AN. Modulation of drug release rate of Diltiazem - HCl from hydrogel matrices of succinic acid -treated ispaghula husk. Pharm Dev Technol. 2000;5(3):375-381.