Dr. Anil K. Sharma

Assistant Professor
Pharmaceutics


Professional Biography

Anil Kumar Sharma is an expert in the area of pharmaceutics with a background in drug delivery. He has taught these subjects for nearly 10 years at universities such as the Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, University of Delhi, and School of Medical and Allied Sciences, G D Goenka University.

Prior to taking up the current role in 2018, Anil Kumar Sharma served in academic position such as Lecturer (Pharmaceutics), Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, University of Delhi.

Anil Kumar Sharma holds a PhD (Pharmaceutical Sciences) from the University of Delhi; M. Pharmacy (Pharmaceutics) from the Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya; and B. Pharmacy from the University of Rajasthan.

Publications (from 2015)

Scholarly Journals
‘Efficacy assessment of celecoxib oil drops versus arachidonic acid stimulated ophthalmic inflammation in rabbits’, Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy Part B, 88(4). (Sharma, A.K., Sahoo, P.K., Sharma, N., Sharma, R.K., and Tyagi, A., 2018), pp. 1435-1441.

‘Editorial-Biopolymers in drug delivery’, Biopolymers Research, 1. (Sharma, A.K., 2017), pp. e101.

‘Topical ocular delivery of a COX-II inhibitor via biodegradable nanoparticles’, Nanotechnology Review, 5(5). (Sharma, A.K., Sahoo, P.K., Majumdar, D.K., and Panda, A.K., 2016), pp. 435-444.

‘Fabrication and evaluation of lipid nanoparticulates for ocular delivery of a COX-2 inhibitor’, Drug Delivery,23(9). (Sharma, A.K., Sahoo, P.K., Majumdar, D.K., Sharma, N., Sharma, R.K., and Kumar, A., 2016), pp. 3364-3373.

‘Overview of natural biopolymers as carriers of antiphlogistic agents for treatment of diverse ocular inflammations’, Materials Science and Engineering C: Materials for Biological Applications,67. (Sharma, A.K., Arya, A., Sahoo, P.K., and Majumdar, D.K., 2016), pp. 779-91.

Research Monographs, Books and Book Chapters
Nanotechnology for targeted drug delivery system’, Studera Press, New Delhi, India (Sharma, A.K., Keservani, R.K., and Dutt, R., (Eds.), 2019).

Nanodispersions for drug delivery’, Apple Academic Press, Taylor and Francis, New Jersey, USA (Keservani, R.K., and Sharma, A.K., (Eds.), 2018).

Nanoparticulate drug delivery systems’, Apple Academic Press, Taylor and Francis, New Jersey, USA (Keservani, R.K., and Sharma, A.K., (Eds.), 2018).

Nanoconjugates and nanocarriers in drug delivery’, Apple Academic Press, Taylor and Francis, New Jersey, USA (Keservani, R.K., and Sharma, A.K., (Eds.), 2018).

Dendrimers for drug delivery’, Apple Academic Press, Taylor and Francis, New Jersey, USA (Sharma, A.K., and Keservani, R.K., (Eds.), 2018).

Nanobiomaterials: applications in drug delivery’, Apple Academic Press, Taylor and Francis, New Jersey, USA (Sharma, A.K., Keservani, R.K., and Kesharwani, R.K., (Eds.), 2018).

Recent advances in drug delivery technology’,IGI Global International Publisher, Pennsylvania, USA (Keservani, R.K., Sharma, A.K., and Kesharwani, R.K., (Eds.), 2016).

Book Chapters

Design and fabrication of transdermal/skin drug-delivery system’, in Tekade, R.K.(Ed.), Drug Delivery Systems, Elsevier Academic Press, USA, (Keservani, R.K., Bandyopadhyay, S., Bandyopadhyay, N., and Sharma, A.K., 2020). pp. 132-178.

An overview and therapeutic applications of nutraceutical and functional foods’, in Keservani, R.K., Sharma, A.K., and Kesharwani, R.K. (Eds.), Recent Advances in Drug Delivery Technology, IGI Global Publisher, USA, (Keservani, R.K., Sharma, A.K., and Kesharwani, R.K., 2017). pp. 160-201.

Current Research

Anil's research interests encompass nutraceutical and functional foods, novel drug delivery systems (NDDS), drug delivery, nanotechnology, health science/life science, and biology/cancer biology/neurobiology.

Contribution to the Profession and Awards (from 2015)

Editorial board member of Journals:

  • Biopolymer research
  • International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Research
  • Pharmacophore Journal

Reviewer of manuscripts submitted to the following journals:

  • Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces
  • The Open Nanomedicine Journal
  • Journal of Ophthalmology and Optometry
  • Drug Delivery Letters
  • Current Bioactive Compounds
  • Micro and Nanosystems

Drafted and presented e-modules for UGC e-PG Pathshala programme

Module 8-Nanoerythrosomes

Module 9-Nanoerythrosomes: Preparation and Characterization

Current Research

Anil's current research interest encompasses development of formulations for targeted delivery of natural agents/nutraceuticals at desired receptor site with good bioavailability and less toxicity.

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