Dr. Pragna Shelat, M.Pharm., Ph.D.
Department of Pharmaceutics
Year started @ KBIPER: 1996
Contact info
Location: KBIPER college campus
Email: pshelat9@hotmail.com
Ph.D., Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
M.Pharm., Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
B.Pharm., Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Prof. Pragna Shelat is a dedicated teacher since 1996 in Department of Pharmaceutics. She has worked with industries like Cadila Healthcare Ltd., and Core Parenterals Ltd. for 9 years before joining academics. Her valuable experience include exposure to every aspects of F & D, production and marketing. She had guided 25 postgraduate students and 9 doctoral students working with her. She is a member of board of studies in KSV University, and member of syllabus review committees of various universities., also involved in Industrial projects, granting projects .
Research area of interest
Patient centric drug delivery system, Development of modified oral delivery system, QbD
Patents filed: 03
Total Publications: 25
Selected publications/presentations (Total: 23)
  1. Barot BS, Parejiya PB, Patel HK, Mehta DM, Shelat PK. Drug Delivery to the Nail: Therapeutic Options and Challenges for Onychomycosis. Critical Reviews™ in Therapeutic Drug Carrier Systems. 2014;31(6).
  2. Mehta DM, Dave DJ, Dadhaniya DV, Shelat PK, Parejiya PB, Barot BS. Application of Box-Behnken design to formulate and optimize multipolymeric fast dissolving film of rizatriptan benzoate. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutics. 2014;8(1):35.
  3. Mehta DM, Parejiya PB, Barot BS, Suthar DD, Shelat PK. Polyethylene Oxide Based pH-independent Drug Delivery System: Formulation and Optimization by Central Composite Design. Drug Delivery Letters. 2013;3(3):220-32.
  4. Mehta DM, Parejiya PB, Barot BS, Shelat PK. Investigation of the drug release modulating effect of acidifiers in modified release oral formulation of cinnarizine. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2012;7(3):193-201.
  5. Modi K, Shelat P. Applications of novel vesicular drug delivery system as ocular drug vehicles: a review. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research. 2012;3(12):4554-61.
  6. Patel S, Barot B, Parejiya P, Shelat P, Shukla AS. Novel nasal microcapsular delivery system of galantamine hydrobromide novel nasal microcapsular delivery system of galantamine hydrobromide, Advance research in Pharmaceuticals and Biologicals; 2012;2(III):268-274.
  7. Shah VH, Pragna S, Gaurang S. Design, physicochemical characterization and pharmacokinetic evaluation of bilayered buccal tablets containing statin derivative. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences. 2012;3:227-39.
  8. Viral HS, Pragna S, Gaurang BS. Design and evaluation of thiolated chitosan based mucoadhesive and permeation enhancing bilayered buccal drug delivery system. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 2012;6(7):491-501.
  9. Barot BS, Parejiya PB, Patel HK, Mehta DM, Shelat PK. Microemulsion-based antifungal gel delivery to nail for the treatment of onychomycosis: formulation, optimization, and efficacy studies. Drug Delivery and Translational Research. 2012;2(6):463-76.