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Dr. Sabitha M.

Principal

Dr. Sabitha M. currently serves as Principal at the School of Pharmacy, Health Science Campus, Kochi. She was conferred with a Ph. D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University in 2012.

Qualification: Ph.D
sabitham@aims.amrita.edu
Research Interest: Development of Wound Dressings, Nanolipid Carrier Based Brain Drug Delivery, Novel Approaches for Effective Topical Delivery, Novel Formulation Approaches to Reinvent Drugs of Potential Therapeutic Benefit

Bio

Dr. Sabitha M. joined Amrita School of Pharmacy in March 2000. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy from St. John’s Pharmacy college, Bangalore University and her Master’s Degree in Pharmaceutics from the department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Doctor Hari Singh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar, (Formerly known as Saugor University, SAGAR) of Madhya Pradesh which is a pioneer Pharmaceutical institution. She completed her Ph.D in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University in 2012. Her doctoral dissertation was titled “Chitin Nanogels as an Effective Nanocarrier for the Treatment of Melanoma via the Transdermal Route”. She served as the Vice Principal of the School during the period February 2008 – September 2011. She has more than 17 years of teaching and research experience and has several publications in national and international journals.

During July-August 2010, she received one-month advanced training in the practice of clinical pharmacy at the University of Michigan, College of Pharmacy, United States. Dr. Sabitha’s current research focuses on nanolipid carrier based brain drug delivery and novel approaches for effective topical delivery. Other areas of interest include development of wound dressings, novel formulation approaches to reinvent drugs of potential therapeutic benefit etc.

Publications

Journal Article

Application of Chitosan and Its Derivatives in Transdermal Drug Delivery

Authors : Dr. Jayakumar Rangasamy, Dr. Sabitha M., Dr. Rajitha Panonnummal, Vrinda S. Kumar

Publisher : Chitosan for Biomaterials IV: Biomedical Applications, Springer International Publishing, Cham, p.411 - 446 (2021)

Development and Evaluation of 5-fluorouracil Loaded Chitin Nanogels for Treatment of Skin Cancer

Authors : Dr. Sabitha M., Dr. Jayakumar Rangasamy, N. Rejinold, S., Nair, A., Lakshmanan, V. - K., Nair, S. V

Publisher : Carbohydrate Polymers

Fluconazole Loaded Chitin Nanogels as a Topical Ocular Drug Delivery Agent for Corneal Fungal Infections

Authors : Dr. Raja Biswas, Dr. Jayakumar Rangasamy, Dr. Sabitha M., N. Mohammed, N. Rejinold, S., Mangalathillam, S.

Publisher : Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology

Current trends in lipid based delivery systems and its applications in drug delivery

Authors : Dr. Sabitha M., S. Saroj, Baby, D. A

Publisher : Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research

Mechanism of solubility of liquisolid formulation in non volatile solvent: A review

Authors : Dr. Sabitha M., D. Aa Baby, Saroj, S

Publisher : International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Curcumin Nanospheres by Surfactant Free Wet Milling Method (In Press)

Authors : Dr. Sabitha M., Dr. Jayakumar Rangasamy, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, T. R. Anuraj, N Rejinold, S., Biswas, R., Saroj, S., Shantikumar V Nair

Publisher : Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology

Structural model of the alpha phosphoglucomutase: A promising target for the treatment of mycobacterium tuberculosis

Authors : Dr. Sabitha M., M. Mukesh, M Prathap

Publisher : International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Skin and muscle permeating antibacterial nanoparticles for treating Staphylococcus aureus infected wounds

Authors : Dr. Sabitha M., Dr. Raja Biswas, Dr. Jayakumar Rangasamy, V. Dhanalakshmi, Nimal, T. R.

Publisher : Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part B Applied Biomaterials

Nanotechnology Approaches for Enhanced CNS Delivery in Treating Alzheimer’s Disease

Authors : Sreeja C. Nair, Dr. Krishnakumar Menon, Dr. Sabitha M., M.A. Arya; Maneesha Kalappurackal

Publisher : Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology

Chitosan-eudragit Magnetic Microspheres of Sulfasalazine for Colon Drug Delivery

Authors : Dr. Sabitha M., T. Sasidharan, .P, S., Sreeja C. Nair

Publisher : International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences Review and Research

Nanotechnology in cosmetics: Opportunities and challenges

Authors : Dr. Sabitha M., S. Raj, Jose, S., Sumod, U. S

Publisher : Journal of Pharmacy and Bioallied Sciences

Curcumin Loaded Chitin Nanogels for Skin Cancer Treatment via the Transdermal Route

Authors : Dr. Jayakumar Rangasamy, Dr. Sabitha M., Prof. Shantikumar Nair, S. Mangalathillam, Rejinold, N. S., Nair, A., Lakshmanan, V. - K., Shantikumar V Nair

Publisher : Nanoscale

Synthesis, Characterization and in vitro Cytocompatibility Studies of Chitin Nanogels for Biomedical Applications

Authors : Dr. Sabitha M., Dr. Jayakumar Rangasamy, S. N. Rejinold, Nair, A., Chennazhi, K. P., Tamura, H., Nair, S. V

Publisher : Carbohydrate Polymers

Nanogels for Delivery, Imaging and Therapy

Authors : Dr. Sabitha M., Dr. Jayakumar Rangasamy, Dr. Rajitha Panonnummal, A. J. Sivaram, Maya, S.

Publisher : Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology

Synthesis, Characterization and Biological Activities of Curcumin Nanospheres

Authors : Dr. Sabitha M., Dr. Jayakumar Rangasamy, Dr. Raja Biswas, T. R. Arunraj, Rejinold, N. S., Mangalathillam, S., Saroj, S

Publisher : Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology

Omega-3 fatty acid based nanolipid formulation of atorvastatin for treating hyperlipidemia

Authors : Dr. Sabitha M., Sreedhar, R.; Kumar, V.S.; Bhaskaran Pillai, A.K

Publisher : Advanced Pharmaceutical Bulletin

Radiopharmaceuticals: Preparation, evaluation and applications(Review).

Authors : Dr. Sabitha M., M. K. Chourasia, Ashawat, M. S., Jain, N., Chalasani, K. B., Jain, R. K., Jain, A. K

Publisher : Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Nanomedicine: Promise Of The Future In Disease Management

Authors : Dr. Sabitha M., Dr. Aneesh T. P., S. M. Sonal, Prabhakar, V

Publisher : The Internet Journal of Nanotechnology

Development and Characterization of Transdermal Drug Delivery Systems for Diltiazem Hydrochloride

Authors : Dr. Sabitha M., S. K. Jain, Chourasia, M., Jain, R., Jain, A. K., Ashawat, M., and Jha, A. K

Publisher : Drug delivery

Brinzolamide-2-hydroxypropyl beta cyclodextrin complex loaded chitosan nanogel for ocular drug delivery

Authors : Dr. Sabitha M., Swati Gupta, D. V. Pillai, Swati P. Gupta

Publisher : International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research

Stimuli-Responsive Polymeric Nanosystem for Colon Specific Drug Delivery

Authors : Dr. Sabitha M., Sreeja C. Nair, Joseph, Sharon Kunnath

Publisher : Adv Pharm Bull, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences

Kaempferol-Mediated Sensitization Enhances Chemotherapeutic Efficacy of Sorafenib Against Hepatocellular Carcinoma: An in Silico and in Vitro Approach

Authors : Dr. Sabitha M., Dr. Lekshmi R. Nath, Nair, Bhagyalakshmi; Anto, Ruby John; Lekshmi R Nath

Publisher : Adv Pharm Bull, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences

Patents

The art, method, manner, process and system of preparation of curcumin loaded chitin nanogels for skin penetration

Authors : Dr. Sabitha M., Dr. Jayakumar Rangasamy, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Shantikumar V Nair, Amrita, N., N Rejinold, S., and Lakshmanan, V. Kumar

Publisher : U.S. Patent 2353/CHE/2011 A2011.

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