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Association of Pharmacy Professionals (APP) Karnataka State Branch and APP American International Branch jointly organized 5th Indo-US Conference on “Modern Trends and Challenges in Pharmaceutical Technology and Sciences” at Pathfinder Institute of Pharmacy Education and Research (PIPER), Warangal, Telangana on Dec 03-04, 2019.
During this APP-PIPER collaborative conference, Mr. N. Venkateshwar Rao, Secretary Cum Correspondent, PIPER, Warangal acted as ‘Patron’, Dr. K. Sathish, Chairman, PIPER; Mr. T. Mukunda Reddy, Treasurer, PIPER; Mr. V. Nishanth Rao, Director, PIPER, Warangal as ‘Co-Patrons’, Dr. Sunita Dahiya, General Secretary APP from School of Pharmacy, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, PR, USA as ‘Organizing Chairman’, Dr. Gummadevelley Sandeep, Professor & Head, Department of Drug Regulatory Affairs, PIPER as ‘Convener’, Dr. Mohammad Asif Hussain, Principal, PIPER as ‘Organizing Secretary’ and Dr. Rajiv Dahiya, Founder President APP and Director, School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago as ‘Scientific Committee Chairman’. Further, Prof. K. Purusotham, Registrar, Kakatiya University, Warangal, Telangana was the ‘Chief Guest’ and Prof. T. V. Narayana, President, The Indian Pharmaceutical Association, Mumbai &  Prof. Chandrakant Kokate, Former Vice Chancellor, Kakatiya University, Warangal, Telangana were the ‘Guest of Honor’ during the conference.
During the event, Prof. Alekha K. Dash, President, APP American International Branch from School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, USA; Prof. Kuntal Das, President, APP Karnataka State Branch from Department of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, Krupanidhi College of Pharmacy, Bangalore, Karnataka and other pharmaceutical experts like Dr. Raju Devde, Coordinator, Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission, Pharmacovigilance Programme of India and Prof. V. Venkateswarlu, Managing Director, Neuheit Pharma Technologies Private Ltd, Kukatpally, Hyderabad, Telangana addressed the professional gathering on issues related to pharmaceutical technology and sciences including Surface modified solid-lipid nanodelivery: Development, characterization, in vivo biodistribution and tumor efficacy of Paclitaxel nanome™ and nano herbal formulation and its current status in pharmaceutical market.
During the valedictory function, Dr. Anna Balaji, Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, Sree Vidyanikethan College of Pharmacy, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh was conferred with ‘Best Teacher Award’; Dr. G. Tirupathi, Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Vaagdevi Pharmacy College, Warangal, Telangana with ‘Best Talent Award’; Dr. V. Mahender Reddy, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Sahasra Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Warangal, Telangana with ‘Best Pharmacist Award’; Mr. V. Karnakar Reddy, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, SRR College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Karimnagar, Telangana with ‘Best Researcher Award’; Mrs. P. Shivani, Research Scholar, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kakatiya University, Warangal, Telangana with ‘Best Research Scholar Award’; Mr. V. Sai Kiran, Ms. P. Manaswini, Mr. D. Bharath Kumar, Mr. V. Nagaraju, Pharm.D Student Interns, PIPER, Warangal; Mr. D. Rajesh, Mr. B. Sandeep Kumar, M.Pharm Students, PIPER, Warangal; Ms. G. Anusha, M.Pharm Student, Vaageswari College of Pharmacy, Karimnagar; Mr. K. Madhu Babu, M.Pharm Student, School of Pharmacy, Anurag Group of Institutions, Ghatkesar, Hyderabad, Telangana with ‘Best Student Awards’. Further, Dr. B. Nagaraju, Assistant Professor, University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kakatiya University, Warangal was conferred with ‘Best Oration Award’ and B.Pharm/M.Pharm/Pharm.D students from different pharmacy colleges of Telangana state viz. Ms. P. Srujana, Mr. G. Surya Teja, Ms. Achalitha, Ms. N. Kusuma, Ms. C. Priyanka, Mr. R. Ranjit Kumar, Mr. S. Rajesh and Ms. B. Meghna were felicitated with ‘Best Poster Awards’ in Pharmaceutics/Pharmacology/Pharmaceutical  Chemistry and Analysis/Pharmacognosy/Pharmacy Practice sections.
Further, ‘APP Warangal Local Branch’ headed by Dr. Gummadevelley Sandeep, Professor & Head, Department of Drug Regulatory Affairs, Pathfinder Institute of Pharmacy Education and Research, Warangal, Telangana with coordinators – Dr. T. Manish Kumar, Professor & Head, Department of Pharmaceutical Analysis, Balaji Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Narsampet; Dr. V. Mehender Reddy, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Sahasra Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Warangal; Dr. P. Vivek Sagar, Associate Professor, Department of Quality Assurance, Vaagdevi Pharmacy College, Warangal was also launched by President, APP American International Branch from Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska (USA) during the conference. Conference ended with felicitation of Principal and Vice Principal of Pathfinder Institute of Pharmacy Education and Research, Warangal, Telangana for their hard efforts and invaluable support for smooth conduction of the conference.

            
            

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Association of Pharmacy Professionals Gujarat State Branch organized 6th Indo-US Conference on “Recent Advancements in Pharmaceutical Research for Global Healthcare” at Bhupal Nobles’ Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (BNIPS), Bhupal Nobles’ University, Udaipur, Rajasthan on Dec 04, 2019 in collaboration with APP American International Branch.
During this APP-BNU collaborative conference, Sh. Gunwat Singh Jhala, Chairperson, Bhupal Nobles’ Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (BNIPS), Bhupal Nobles’ University, Udaipur, Rajasthan acted as ‘Patron’; Prof. Indrajeet Singhvi, Vice Chancellor, Sai Tirupati University, Udaipur, Rajasthan as ‘Chief Guest’; Dr. Rajiv Dahiya, Founder President APP and Director, School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago and Prof. Chetan Singh Chauhan, Principal, BNIPS, Bhupal Nobles’ University, Udaipur as ‘Conveners’; Prof. Uday B. Kompella, Secretary, APP American International Branch from School of Pharmacy, University of Colorado Aurora, Colorado, USA and Prof. Nehal J. Shah, Secretary, APP Gujarat State Branch and Principal, Indubhai Patel College of Pharmacy and Research Centre, Dharmaj, Gujarat as ‘Co-Conveners’; Dr. Anju Goyal, Professor, BNIPS, Bhupal Nobles’ University, Udaipur, Rajasthan as ‘Organizing Secretary’; Dr. Sunita Dahiya, General Secretary APP from School of Pharmacy, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, PR, USA as ‘Scientific Committee Chairman’; Dr. Gaurav Gupta, Head, APP MolPharm Division from School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Suresh Gyan Vihar University, Jaipur, Rajasthan as ‘Scientific Committee Co-Chairman’ and Prof. Jeewan Singh Ranawat, Vice Chancellor, Bhupal Nobles’ University, Udaipur as ‘Special Guest‘.
During the event, Prof. Alekha K. Dash, President, APP American International Branch from School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, USA and Prof. Ankit K. Chaudhary, Vice President, APP Gujarat State Branch from Department of Quality Assurance, Saraswati Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dhanap, Gandhinagar, Gujarat addressed the gathering on topics of pharmaceutical research including Cancer nanomedicine: advances and challenges, Current perspectives on cleaning validation in pharmaceutical industry: A scientific and risk based approach.
During the conference, Prof. Chetan Singh Chauhan, Principal, Bhupal Nobles’ Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, B. N. University, Udaipur was conferred with ‘Best Teacher Award’; Dr. Meenakshi Bharkatiya, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, B. N. Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, B. N. University, Udaipur and Mr. Hitesh Kothari, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, B. N. College of Pharmacy, B. N. University, Udaipur with ‘Best Performer Awards’; Dr. Raghvendra S. Bhadauria, Principal & Professor, Shrinathji Institute of Pharmacy, Nathdwara, Rajsamand and  Dr. Amit Bhargava, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, B. N. Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, B. N. University, Udaipur with ‘Best Researcher Awards’; Mr. Bhawani Singh Sonigara, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, B. N. College of Pharmacy, Udaipur with ‘Best Research Scholar Award’; Mr. Alok Bhargava, Assistant Professor (Pharmaceutical Marketing), B. N. College of Pharmacy, B. N. University, Udaipur with ‘Best Achiever Award’; Mr. Sanjay Karwani, Pharmacist, Manglam Medicals, Udaipur with ‘Best Pharmacist Award’ and Ms. Ayushi Kumawat, B.Pharm Student, Bhupal Nobles’ Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, B. N. University, Udaipur with ‘Best Student Award’. At the end, Ms. Ishita Sharma from Bhupal Nobles’ Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, B. N. University, Udaipur; Ms. Joysee Jain from Geetanjali Institute of Pharmacy, Udaipur; Mr. Ankit Lalawat from Bhupal Nobles’ Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, B. N. University, Udaipur; Mr. Suresh Chand Mali from Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur and Ms. Daizy Chauhan from Shrinathji Institute of Pharmacy, Nathdwara, Rajsamand were felicitated with ‘Best Poster Awards’ for their presentations in different areas of pharmaceutical interest.

     
          

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Association of Pharmacy Professionals Punjab State Branch and APP American International Branch jointly organized 7th Indo-US Conference on “Present Trends and Breakthroughs in Pharmaceutical Sciences” at Swami Keshvanand Institute of Pharmacy, Jagatpura, Jaipur, Rajasthan on Dec 05, 2019.
During this APP-SKIP collaborative conference, Sh. Surja Ram Meel, Chairman, Swami Keshvanand Institute of Pharmacy (SKIP), Jagatpura, Jaipur and Sh. Jaipal Meel, Director, SKIP, Jaipur acted as ‘Patrons’; Prof. Hemlata Dullar, Principal, SKIP, Jaipur as ‘Convener’; Prof. Sangeeta Asija, HOD, SKIP, Jaipur as ‘Organizing Secretary’; Dr. Sunita Dahiya, General Secretary APP from School of Pharmacy, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, PR, USA as ‘Organizing Chairman’; Dr. Rajiv Dahiya, Founder President APP and Director, School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago as ‘Scientific Committee Chairman’; Sh. Ajay Phatak, Drug Controller-I, Health Department, Jaipur as ‘Chief Guest‘ and Dr. Govindasamy Jeyabalan, Principal & Professor, Alwar Pharmacy College, Alwar, Rajasthan and Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy, Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, Jaipur as ‘Guest of Honor’.
During the event, Prof. Alekha K. Dash, President, APP American International Branch from School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, USA; Dr. Tapan Behl, Vice President, APP Punjab State Branch from Department of Pharmacology, Chitkara College of Pharmacy, Chitkara University, Rajpura, Punjab and Prof. Nehal J. Shah, Secretary, APP Gujarat State Branch and Principal, Indubhai Patel College of Pharmacy and Research Centre, Dharmaj, Anand, Gujarat addressed the professional gathering on topics related to pharmaceutical sciences including Interprofessional education, practice and research in the pharmacy curriculum in the era of globalization, Focal role of preclinical research in scientific domain: Special emphasis on ethical considerations, New Approaches towards Cancer treatment. Moreover, Prof. Alka Agarwal, Principal, U.S. Ostwal College of Pharmacy, Mangalwad, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan was invited for Oral Presentation during the conference.
During the valedictory function, Dr. Santosh Kumar Gupta, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, SKIP, Jaipur was conferred with ‘Best Teacher Award’; Dr. Md. Jawed Ahsan, Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Maharishi Arvind College of Pharmacy, Jaipur with ‘Best Researcher Award’; Mr. Pankaj Pradhan, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacognosy, SKIP, Jaipur with ‘Best Research Scholar Award’; Mr. Rasheed Ahmed, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacognosy, SKIP, Jaipur with ‘Best Performer Award’; Mr. Mohammed Sakir, Govt. Pharmacist, Medical College Ware House Incharge, Bikaner, Rajasthan with ‘Best Pharmacist Award’ in memory of Late Sh. Tarsem Jain; Dr. Sangeeta Asija,  Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, SKIP,  Jaipur with ‘Best Teacher Award’; Mrs. Divya Sharma, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, SKIP, Jaipur with ‘Best Talent Award’; Mr. Vijay Kumar, M.Pharm Student, Seth G.L. Bihani S. D. College of Technical Education (Pharmacy), Sri Ganganagar; Ms. Gurusha Bahl, Pharm.D Student, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jaipur National University, Jaipur and Ms. Aditi Todwal, B.Pharm Student, Swami Keshvanand Institute of Pharmacy, Jaipur with ‘Best Student Awards’. Further, Prof. Alekha K. Dash, Associate Dean (Research), School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, USA was conferred with ‘APP Academic Excellence Award 2019’ for his outstanding contribution in pharmaceutical education and research by Prof. Rajesh Asija, President, APTI Rajasthan State Branch and Principal, Maharishi Arvind Institute of Pharmacy, Mansarovar, Jaipur and Prof. Hemlata Dullar, Treasurer, APTI Rajasthan State Branch and Principal, Swami Keshvanand Institute of Pharmacy, Jagatpura, Jaipur. In addition, Dr. Tapan Behl, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Chitkara College of Pharmacy, Chitkara University, Rajpura, Punjab was conferred with ‘APP Fellow Membership Award 2019‘ by Prof. G. Jeyabalan, Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy, Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, Jaipur & Principal, Alwar Pharmacy College, Alwar and Prof. Alekha K. Dash, President, APP American International Branch. During the conference, Prof. Alka Agarwal, Principal, U. S. Ostwal Institute of Pharmacy, Mangalwad, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan was conferred with ‘APP Outstanding Oration Award 2019‘ in memory of Late Mr. Manas Tripathi. Further, Dr. Saurabh Kumar Banerjee from IIHMR University, Jaipur and Dr. Gaurav Gupta from Suresh Gyan Vihar University, Jaipur chaired the poster session of the conference.

     
          

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Association of Pharmacy Professionals Tamilnadu State Branch organized 8th Indo-US Conference on “Recent Strategies in Pharmaceutical Technology: Updates and Prospects” at Vijaya Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences for Women, Enikepadu, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh on Dec 06, 2019, in collaboration with and APP American International Branch.
During this APP-VIPSW collaborative conference, Sri. B. S. Apparao, Chairman, SRK Foundation, Vijayawada acted as ‘Chief Patron’; Sri. B. S. Sri Krishna, Secretary, SRK Foundation, Vijayawada as ‘Patron’; Prof. K. Padmalatha, Principal, Vijaya Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences for Women (VIPSW), Vijayawada as ‘Convener’; Prof. P. Shanmugasundaram, President APP Tamilnadu State Branch and Director, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vels Deemed to be University (VISTAS), Pallavaram, Chennai as ‘Co-Convener’; Dr. Sunita Dahiya, General Secretary APP from School of Pharmacy, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, PR, USA as ‘Organizing Chairman’ and Dr. Rajiv Dahiya, Founder President APP and Director, School of Pharmacy, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago as ‘Scientific Committee Chairman’.
During the event, Prof. Alekha K. Dash, President, APP American International Branch from School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, USA and Prof. S. Sathesh Kumar, Head, Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vels University (VISTAS), Pallavaram, Chennai, Tamilnadu addressed the professional gathering on issues related to pharmaceutical technology and sciences including Advances and challenges of nanomedicine.
Prof. Alekha Dash told that the application of nanotechnology in medicine for addressing medical and health-related issues has shown tremendous progress over the last few decades. Because of their unique small size, nanomaterials exhibit novel chemical, physical, and biological properties that are distinct from bulk materials. Nanomedicine is not limited to pharmaceutical formulation but it has applications that span a multitude of areas including drug delivery, diagnosis and imaging, wearable devices, implants, personalized medicine, and high-throughput screening platforms. Prof. Dash also discussed  that liposomal doxorubicin (DoxilTM) was the first anti-cancer nanomedicine approved in 1996 and after that, many additional drugs have been approved and are at various stages of their development. During the valedictory function, Mr. A. Jayarami Reddy, Associate Professor, VIPSW, Vijayawada was conferred with ‘Best Performer Award’ and Prof. K. Padmalatha, Principal, VIPSW was honored with ‘Appreciation Award’ by Prof. Alekha K. Dash, President, APP American International Branch for her hard untiring efforts for accomplishment of the conference.