Dr. Punit Parejiya, M.Pharm., Ph.D.
Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology
Year started @ KBIPER: 2007
Contact info
Location: KBIPER college campus
Email: punit_pharma@yahoo.co.in
Ph.D., Kadi Sarva Vishwavidyalaya, Gandhinagar, Gujarat
M.Pharm., Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
B.Pharm., Gujarat University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat
Dr. Punit Parejiya joined KBIPER in October 2007 as a lecturer in Department of pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical technology. He has seven years of experience in academics as well as research in pharmaceutical sciences. He has worked as visiting faculty in Dept. of Biotechnology and Dept. Bioinformatics, KSV.
Dr. Parejiya is actively involved in teaching of various core subjects of pharmaceutics to undergraduate and postgraduate students of KBIPER. Additionally, he is actively involved in activities related to research, admission, internal examination, KBIPER alumni association and mentoring of students. He is also responsible for implementing departmental industrial projects along with other research activities for both department and university.
Research area of interest
Development of oral solids, QbD, NDDS
Awards and Recognition
  1. Best paper in the field of Pharmaceutics & Bio-pharmaceutics to receive the Prof. M. L. Khorana Memorial Prize for the year 2012.
  2. Secured second position in National level poster presentation sponsored by AYUSH, 2012.
Patents filled: 03
  • Gujarat State Pharmacy Council (GSPC)
  • Member, Indian Pharmacy Graduates Association (IPGA)
Selected publications/presentations: (Total 32)
  1. Parejiya PB, Barot BS, Patel HK, Mehta DM, Shelat PK, Shukla A. Release modulation of highly water soluble drug using solid dispersion: impact of dispersion and its compressed unit. Journal of Pharmaceutical Investigation. 2014;44(3):163-75.
  2. Parejiya PB, Movaliya VR, Barot BS, Modi D, Shelat PK, Shukla A. Quantitative determination of milnacipran hcl in rabbit plasma by hplc and its application to pharmacokinetics study. Journal of Liquid Chromatography & Related Technologies. 2014;37(1):99-111.
  3. 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).
  4. Parejiya PB, Barot BS, Patel HK, Chorawala MR, Shelat PK, Shukla A. In vivo performance evaluation and establishment of IVIVC for osmotic pump based extended release formulation of milnacipran HCl. Biopharmaceutics & drug disposition. 2013;34(4):227-35.
  5. Parejiya PB, Barot BS, Patel HK, Shelat PK, Shukla A. Innovation of novel'Tab in Tab'system for release modulation of milnacipran HCl: optimization, formulation and in vitro investigations. Drug development and industrial pharmacy. 2013;39(11):1851-63.
  6. Barot BS, Parejiya PB, Mehta DM, Shelat PK, Shah GB. Physicochemical and structural characterization of iron-sucrose formulations: a comparative study. Pharmaceutical development and technology. 2013;19(5):513-20.
  7. Parejiya P, Barot B, Patel H, Shelat P, Shukla A. Development of platform technology for oral controlled delivery of highly water soluble drugs using milnacipran HCl as a model drug. Drug Delivery Letters. 2012;2(1):35-45.
  8. Barot BS, Parejiya PB, Patel TM, Parikh RK, Gohel MC. Compactibility improvement of metformin hydrochloride by crystallization technique. Advanced Powder Technology. 2012;23(6):814-23.
  9. 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.
  10. Parejiya PB, Shelat PK, Patel RC, Barot BS, Shukla AK. Development and validation of UV spectrophotometric method for determination of milnacipran in bulk and pharmaceutical dosage form. Eurasian Journal of Analytical Chemistry. 2011;6(1):53-8.
  11. Barot B, Parejiya P, Patel T, Parikh R, Gohel M. Development of directly compressible metformin hydrochloride by the spray-drying technique. Acta Pharmaceutica. 2010;60(2):165-75.