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Prof Dr K. Bhaskar Reddy View All

Dean

Apollo Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Currently working as Dean, Apollo Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Apollo University, Chittoor. Worked as Director, Sri Venkateswara Group of Educational Institutions (SVGEI), Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh. Worked as Principal & Professor, Sri Venkateswara College of Pharmacy, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh. Awarded Ph.D. (2009) in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kakatiya University, Warangal, Telangana. Completed B.Pharm. (1998) & M.Pharm. (2000) from The Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University. Earlier, before joining SVCOP, worked as Chief Coordinator for the Pharm.D. (Doctor of Pharmacy) programme at the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, VISTAS, Chennai. Worked as an Academic Consultant at UCPSc, Kakatiya University, Warangal, Telangana. Has rich teaching and research experience of more than 23 years and published more than 150 research publications in high-impact refereed National and International Journals, 3 reviews and book chapters and Patent Filed & Published-10, Granted-3. Received University Best Teacher Award from JNTUA, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh. Received the Young Scientist Award from the Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi, for a research project fund worth Rs. 35 Lakhs. Received Intellectual of the Year 2020 from RIFACIMENTO INTERNATIONAL Scientist Mentor for 7 Projects worth Rs.200.00 Lakhs funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi. Principal Investigator for two Research Projects sponsored by AICTE and UGC, New Delhi (12.29 Lakhs). Selected as Member, Scientific Panel/Scientific Expert Committee Functional Foods, Nutraceuticals, Dietetic Products and Other Similar Products” by FSSAI, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi, Government of India for the second term for a period of three years from January 2023 to December 2025. Member, National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) Assessors Panel-Health Sciences. Expert Member in Monitoring Committee of Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Research Programme (DPRP), Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi. Deputed as Observer by Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi for the Survey of Extent of Problems of Spurious and Not of Standard Quality Drugs in the Country Organized by National Institute of Biologicals. Inspector, Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), New Delhi. Chairman, Institutional Animal Ethics Committee (IAEC) of CPCSEA. Nominee of Committee for Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CCSEA), Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India Conferred Fellow of Association of Biotechnology and Pharmacy (FABAP)-2012. Received Senior Research Fellowship from All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, Government of India-2007. Received Travel grant from AICTE, DST and DBT, New Delhi. Active Life Member in several Professional Bodies like IPA, FIP, APTI, IACP, ABAP, IPhA, etc. Reviewer in various International Journals like JCR, IJP, DDIP, LHD, JoM, etc. Successfully guided 15 Ph.D. Scholars and another 5 Scholars are pursuing their Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Visited several countries for academic and research purposes like Brazil, China, Thailand, Uganda, Sudan, Uzbekistan, Nigeria, Kenya, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Gambia, Senegal and UAE.

    • Graduation In :

      B.PHARMACY
    • Graduation From :

      THE TAMIL NADU DR.MGR MEDICAL UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI
    • Graduation Year :

      1998
    • Post Graduation In :

      M.PHARMACY (PHARMACEUTICS)
    • Post Graduation From :

      THE TAMIL NADU DR.MGR MEDICAL UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI
    • Post Graduation Year :

      2000
    • Doctorate In :

      Ph.D. in PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
    • Doctorate From :

      UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES, KAKATIYA UNIVERSITY, WARANGAL, TELANGANA
    • Doctorate Year :

      FEBRUARY 2009
    • 23 YEARS

  • Book Chapters

    • Prof.Dr.K.Bhaskar Reddy, Director, Centre for Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology, “Environmental Impact on Toxicity of Nanomaterials” Book Chapter in Biogenic Sustainable Nanotechnology, https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-323-88535-5.00011-1
    • Prof. Dr. K. Bhaskar Reddy, Director, Authored a book entitled “Hospital Pharmacy Management and Functions (Hospital Pharmacy in India)” from LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Republic of Moldova, December 2021, ISBN No. 978-620-4-20999-9
    • D. Balanagamani, K. Bhaskar Reddy, K. Sesha Maheswaramma. “Optimization of Ezetimibe Nano Formulation by Two-Level Full Factorial Design”. Book Chapter in Royal Society of Chemistry, November 2019, 174-177.10.1039/9781839160783-00174

    Publications in Journals

    • K. Bhaskar, C.Krishna  Mohan,  M.Lingam,  V.Prabhakar  Reddy,  V.Venkateswarlu  and Y.Madhusudan Rao. “Development of Nitrendipine Controlled Release Formulations Based on Solid Lipid Nanoparticle (SLN) and Nano-structured Lipid Carrier (NLC) for Topical delivery:  In vitro and Ex vivo Characterization”. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, (2008) 719-725. (Impact Factor – 2.006)
    • K.  Bhaskar, J.  Anbu, V.  Ravichandiran, V.  Venkateswarlu and Y. Madhusudan Rao.  “Lipid nanoparticles for transdermal delivery of flurbiprofen: formulation, in vitro, ex vivo and in vivo studies”. Lipids in Health and Disease, 26, 2009, 8:6. (Impact Factor – 2.31)
    • K.Bhaskar,   M.Lingam,   C.Krishna   Mohan,   S.Jagan   Mohan,   J.Anbu,   V.Ravichandiran, V.Venkateswarlu   and  Y.Madhusudan   Rao.  Development of SLN and NLC Enriched Hydrogels for Transdermal Delivery of Nitrendipine:
      In vitro and In vivo Characteristics”. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 35 (2009) 98-113. (Impact Factor – 2.006)
    • K.Bhaskar, M.Lingam, C.Krishna Mohan, S.Jagan Mohan, J.Anbu, V.Ravichandiran, V.Venkateswarlu and Y.Madhusudan Rao. Development of SLN and NLC Enriched Hydrogels for Transdermal Delivery of Nitrendipine: In vitro and In vivo Characteristics”. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 35 (2009) 98-113. (Impact Factor – 2.006)
    • Lingam M, Bhaskar K, Chandra Mohan E, Suresh B, Naidu K.V.N.S, Venkateswarlu V and Madhusudan Rao Y. “Design and evaluation of polymeric Coated Minitablets as Multiple Unit Gastroretentive Floating Drug Delivery Systems for Furosemide”. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences Vol. 98, Issue 6, Date: June 2009, Pages: 2122-2132. (Impact Factor – 3.13)
    • K.Bhaskar. “Solid Lipid Nanoparticles (SLN) and Nanostructured Lipid Carrier enriched Hydrogel for Transdermal Delivery of Flurbiprofen: Formulation, In vitro Characterization, Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Studies in Animals”. International Journal of Biomedical Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (IJBNN) Vol. 1, Nos. 2/3/4,109-132 (2010). (Impact Factor – 1.94)
    • Kumaravelrajan R, Narayanan N, Suba V and Bhaskar K. “Simultaneous delivery of nifedipine and metoprolol tartrate using sandwiched osmotic pump tablet system”. International Journal of Pharmaceutics 399, 60-70 (2010) (Impact Factor – 3.991)
    • S. K. Umadevi, R. Thiruganesh, S. Suresh and K. Bhaskar Reddy. “Formulation and Evaluation of Chitosan Microspheres of Aceclofenac for Colon-Targeted Drug  Delivery”. Biopharm. Drug Dispos. 31: 407–427 (2010) (Impact Factor – 2.178)
    • Muniyandy Saravanan, Kesavan Bhaskar, Gomathinayagam Maharajan and Kalathil Sadasivan Pillai. “Intra-articular administration of gelatin microspheres loaded with diclofenac sodium for controlled and targeted drug delivery”. Journal of Drug Targeting Feb 2011, Vol. 19, No. 2, Pages 96-103 (Impact Factor – 2.995)
    • D Raja, D Poornima, K Bhaskar and M Saravanan.  “Ispaghula Husk-Based Extended Release Tablets of Diclofenac Sodium:  Formulation, Evaluation and In vitro Release Studies”. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, February 2014; 13 (2): 205-210. (Impact Factor – 0.80)
    • Lavakumar Vuppalapati, Sowmya Cherukuri, Vijaykumar Neeli, Padmanabha Reddy Yeragamreddy and Bhaskar Reddy Kesavan. “Application of Central Composite Design in Optimization of Valsartan Nanosuspension to enhance its Solubility and Stability”. Current Drug Delivery, 12(999):1-1 July 2015 (Impact Factor-1.48)
    • Lavakumar Vuppalapati, Ravichandiran Velayudam, K.F.H Nazeer Ahamed, Sowmya Cherukuri, Bhaskar Reddy Kesavan. “The protective effect of Dietary flavonoid fraction from Acanthophora spicifera on Streptozotocin induced oxidative stress in diabetic rats. Food Science and Human Wellness (2016), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fshw.2016.02.002
    • P. Sucharitha, S. V. Satyanarayana, K. Bhaskar Reddy. “In Vitro-In Vivo Characterization of Oleuropein loaded Nanostructured Lipid Carriers in the Treatment of Streptococcus pneumoniae – induced Meningitis. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutics, Apr-Jun 2019, 13 (2)
    • Sucharitha Palagati, Satyanarayana SV and Bhaskar Reddy Kesavan. “Application of computational tools for the designing of Oleuropein loaded nanostructured lipid carrier for brain targeting through nasal route”. DARU Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 27, Dec 2019, 695–708. (10.1007/s40199-019-00304-0)
    • S.Brito Raj, S.K.Sridhar, K.Bhaskar Reddy and P.Sucharitha. “Application of Statistical Tooling Techniques for Designing of Carvedilol nanolipid Transferomes and its Dermatopharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Studies”. Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology, 2020, (8), 1-19 (PUBMED)
    • G.Swapna, K. Sesha Maheswaramma and K. Bhaskar Reddy. “Co-processed superdisintegrants loaded atenolol beads sublingual tablet for hypertension”, Natural Volatiles and Essential Oils 2021, 08, 11287-11300
    • G.Anusha, V.Sujatha, R.Shalini, K.Bhaskar Reddy and S.Rajasekhar. “Nutritional Package for Preventing Osteoporosis among Post-Menopausal Women – In view of bone density”, European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine (EJMCM) Volume 08, Issue 1, 2021
    • G. Neelima, K. Sesha Maheswaramma and K. Bhaskar Reddy. “Synthesis of Benzothiazole derivatives using Green Biobased Vitamin B1 supported on ℽ-Fe2O3 @SiO2 Nanoparticles as Catalyst and in-silico Antiviral activity Screening”, Natural Volatiles and Essential Oils, 8(5), 2021, 11301-11320.
    • Chatlapelli Kishore, K.Bhaskar Reddy and S.V.Satyanarayana. “Formulation and Evaluation of Rosuvastatin Smedds for Enhancement of Gastro Retentive Absorption”, IJBPAS, September, Special Issue, 2021, 10(9) 136-151.
    • Chatlapelli Kishore, K.Bhaskar Reddy and S.V.Satyanarayana. “Development of floating mini tablets loaded with chitosan Lisinopril microparticles”, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research | Jan – Mar 2021 | Vol 13 | Issue 1, 6531-654

    Patents

    • “Novel Dual Release Nanostructured Lipid Carrier Enriched Transdermal Patch to Deliver Low Bioavailable Cardiovascular Drugs” [App. No.:202041026683]. (Under Examination)
    • “A Novel Drug Delivery System containing Nanoparticle loaded capsule of Hepatoprotective drugs” [App. No.:202041032897].
    • “Dual Retard Inlay Tablet with Low Bioavailable Cardiovascular Drugs” [App.No:202041037164] (Under Examination)
    • “Novel Sustained Release Tablet within the Immediate Release Tablet (NSIRT) of Hepatoprotective Drugs” [App. No.202041044343].
    • “Machine Learning Based Smart Detection of Heart Disease Integrated with Big Data [App. No.202041045221]
    • “Artificial Neural Network Based Detection of Cardiac Arrhythmia in Heart Patients” [App. No.202041046509]
    • “A Method to Feces Transplantation in Obese without Bacteria for Diabetes Control” [App. No.202041051955]
    • “Machine Learning Based Breast Cancer Detection In Integration with Fuzzy Logic” [IPR No.2020104023] (Australian Patent) – Granted
    • “Artificial Intelligence Based Smart Detection of Lung Disease from Chest X-Ray” [IPR No. 2020104159] (Australian Patent) – Granted
    • “Artificial Intelligence Based Automated Temperature Detection System Integrated With Smart Sanitizer Dispenser” [App. No. 202141000294]
    • “IOT Based Smart Medicine Dispensing System in Hospitals” [App.No. 202141008013]
    • “A Novel Design of Dual Nozzle Touchless Sanitizer Dispenser” [App.No.202141015730]
    • “A System for Delivery of Nanocarriers towards Osteosarcoma and Overcoming Cancer Drug Resistance” [App.No. 202022100610] (German Patent) – Granted
    • UNIVERSITY BEST TEACHER AWARD-2021, JNTUA, Ananthapuramu, Andhra Pradesh
    • Received Intellectual of the Year 2020 from RIFACIMENTO INTERNATIONAL.
    • Received the Young Scientist Award from the Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi, for a research project fund worth Rs.35 Lakhs.
    • Member, Scientific Panel/Scientific Expert Committee “Functional Foods, Nutraceuticals, Dietetic Products and Other Similar Products” by FSSAI, New Delhi, Government of India for a second term for a period of three years from January 2023 to December 2025.
    • Member, National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) Assessors Panel-HEALTH SCIENCES
    • Nominee of Committee for Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CCSEA), Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India
    • Expert Member in Monitoring Committee of Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Research Programme (DPRP), Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi
    • Chairman, Institutional Animal Ethics Committee (IAEC) of CPCSEA.
    • Scientist Mentor for 7 Projects worth Rs.200.00 Lakhs funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi.
    • Principal Investigator for three Research Projects sponsored by AICTE and UGC, New Delhi (15.90 Lakhs).
    • Conferred Fellow of the Association of Biotechnology and Pharmacy (FABAP)-2012.
    • Received Senior Research Fellowship from All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, Government of India.
    • Received Full Financial Assistance from All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, under the Travel Grant Scheme to deliver a scientific lecture at the International Conference (FIP) held in China in 2007.
    • Awarded Travel Grant by Department of Science and Technology (DST)and Department of Biotechnology (DBT), New Delhi, under Partial Travel Grant Scheme to attend International Conference (FIP) in Brazil 2006.
    • Deputed as Observer by Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi, for the Survey of Extent of Problems of Spurious and Not of Standard Quality Drugs in the Country Organized by National Institute of Biologicals.
      Inspector Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), New Delhi.