Ambikanandan Misra
Ambikanandan Misra, PhD
Professor and Dean

Department of Pharmacy
University of Baroda


  • 1985, Ph.D Pharmacy, The M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat,India.
  • 1979, M.Pharm Pharmaceutics, University of Saugar, Sagar, M.P., India



Professor Ambikanandan Misra is currently Dean at Faculty of Technology and Engineering, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda since 23rd August 2011. He has been associated with the field of pharmaceutical sciences as an industrialist and an academician for more than 35 years. Key areas of his research are development of Novel Drug Delivery Systems which include nasal and pulmonary drug delivery systems, gene delivery vectors, protein delivery systems, cancer therapeutics, targeted nanocarriers and transdermal drug delivery systems. 37 PhD and about 111 Master students have completed their dissertation works under his guidance. He has 6 books, 40 book chapters and 141 peer reviewed publications in reputed journals to his credit. He is in editorial board of 12 internationally recognized journals and has been a reviewer for more than 50 international journals from publishers. He has filed 28 national and international patents(4) out of which 6 have been granted so far. He is recipient of many prestigious awards namely national award for TAPTEC research project entitled “Liposomal Dry Powder Inhalation” on a National Technology day from Vice-President of India, Best scientist of the year award by Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India in 2009 and many others. He is coordinating the activities of six major research project funded by government of India amounting above 300 million rupees. He is advisor to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and healthcare industries.


Research Interest

My research interests are in the field of pulmonary, nasal and transdermal drug delivery to treat local and systemic disorders.


Professional Activities:

Faculty of Technology and Engineering, The M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara


Aug 2011 - Till date

Pharmacy Department, Faculty of Technology and Engineering,
The M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara


2003 - 2008

Pharmacy Department, Faculty of Technology and Engineering, The M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara


1996 onwards Continued

Pharmacy Department, Faculty of Technology and Engineering, The M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara


1990 - 1996

Cadila Laboratories Ltd.


1988 - 1990

Sarabhai Chemicals

Asst. Manager

1985 - 1988

Sarabhai Research Center


1979 - 1985


Honors & Awards




  1. N.K. Jain, A.N. Misra, Controlled Release Capsule Of Tetracycline HCl, Drug Dev. Ind. Pharm., 15, 825-844 (1989).
  2. V.U. Rao, A.N. Misra, Effect of Penetration Enhances on Transdermal Absorption of Insulin across Human Cadaver Skin, Drug Dev. Ind. Pharm., 20, 258-259 (1994).
  3. V.U. Rao, A.N. Misra, Enhancement of Iontophoretic Permeation of Insulin across Human Cadaver Skin, Pharmazie, 49, 538-539 (1997).
  4. J.M. Baweja, A.N.Misra, Modified Guar Gum As a Tablet Disintegrant, Pharmazie, 52, 856-859 (1997).
  5. V.B. Patel, A.N. Misra and Y.S. Marfatia, Topical Dosage Form of Lipsomes Clofazimine Research and Clinical Implications, Pharmazie, 54, 448-451 (1999).
  6. J.M. Baweja, A.N.Misra, Modified Guar Gum as a Film Former, Pharmazie, 54, 678-681 (1999).
  7. V.B. Patel, A.N.Misra, Encapsulation and Stability of Clofazimine Liposomes, J. Microencap., 16, 357-367 (1999).
  8. V.B. Patel, A.N. Misra and Y.S. Marfatia, Topical Liposomal Gel of Tretnoin for the treatment of Acne: Research and Clinical Implications, Pharm. Dev. Tech., 5, 455-464 (2000).
  9. V.B. Patel, A.N.Misra and Y.S. Marfatia, Preparation and Comparative Clinical Evaluation of Liposomal gel of Benzoyl Peroxide for Acne, Drug. Dev. Ind. Pharm., 27 (8), 863 – 869, (2001).
  10. M. R. Joshi and A.N. Misra, DPI of Liposomal Ketotifen Fumarate: Formulation and Characterization, Int. J. Pharmaceutics, 223(1-2): 15-27 (2001).
  11. V.B. Patel, A.N. Misra and Y.S. Marfatia, Clinical assessment of the combination therapy with liposomal gels of tretinoin and benzoyl peroxide in acne, AAPS PharmSciTech, 2(3) Technical Note 3, (2001).
  12. M. R. Joshi and A.N. Misra, Liposomal Budesonide for Dry Powder Inhaler: Preparation and Stabilization AAPS PharmSciTech, 2(4), article 25, (2001).
  13. M. R. Joshi and A.N. Misra, Pulmonary disposition of budesonide from liposomal dry powder inhaler, Methods Find Exp Clin Pharmacol, 23(10): 531-536, (2001).
  14. A. Shahiwala and A.N. Misra. Studies in topical application of niosomally entrapped Nimesulide. J. Pharm. Pharmaceut. Sci., 5(3): 220-225, (2002).
  15. A.K. Seth and A.N. Misra. Mathematical Modeling of preparation of acyclovir liposomes: reverse phase evaporation method. J. Pharm. Pharmaceut. Sci., 5(3): 285- 291, (2002).
  16. M.R. Joshi and A.N.Misra. Disposition kinetics of Ketotifen from liposomal dry powder for inhalation in rat lung. Clin. Exp. Pharmaco. Physio., 30(3): 153- 156, (2003)
  17. A.K. Seth, A.N. Misra and D. Umrigar. Role of novel acyclovir gel in herpes simplex: A clinical implication. Medical Sci. Monitor., 9(7): 193-198, (2003)
  18. A.N. Misra and T. Mahesh, Influence of Absorption Promoters on Pulmonary Insulin Bioactivity, AAPS PharmSciTech., 4(2): article 15, (2003).
  19. Ambikanandan Misra, Ganesh S., Aliasgar Shaiwala, Shrenik P. Shah, Drug Delivery to the Central Nervous System: A review. J. Pharm. Pharmaceut. Sci., 6(2): 252-273, (2003)
  20. Avinash Kumar Seth; Ambikanandan Misra; Dipak Umrigar, Topical Liposomal Gel of Idoxuridine for the Treatment of Herpes Simplex: Pharmaceutical and Clinical Implications, Pharm. Dev. Technol., 9(3) 277 – 289, (2004).
  21. Shah S.P. and Misra Ambikanandan, Development of Liposomal Amphotericin B Dry Powder Inhaler Formulation, Drug delivery, 11(4), 247-253, (2004).
  22. Mayur Kalariya, Bijay Kumar Padhi, Mahavir Chougule, Methotrexate Loaded Solid Lipid Nanoparticles for Topical Treatment of Psoriasis: Formulation and Clinical Implications, Drug delivery Technology, 4(8), Oct. (2004).
  23. Shahiwala A. and Misra Ambikanandan, Pulmonary absorption of liposomal Levonorgesterel, AAPS PharmSciTech, 5(1), article 13, (2004).
  24. Shrenik P. Shah and Ambikanandan Misra, Liposomal Amikacin Dry Powder Inhaler: Effect of Fines on In Vitro Performance, AAPS PharmSciTech, 5(4), article 65, (2004).
  25. T. Mahesh Kumar and Misra Ambikanandan, Pulmonary Absorption Enhancement of Salmon Calcitonin, Journal of Drug Targeting, 12(3), 135 – 144, (2004).
  26. Shah, S. P.; Misra, Ambikanandan, Liposomal Amphotericin B dry powder inhaler: Effect of fines on in vitro performance, Pharmazie, 59(10), 812-813, (2004).
  27. Shahiwala A. and Misra Ambikanandan, Nasal delivery of Levonorgesterel for contraception – an experimental study in rats, Fertility and Sterility, 81, 893-898, (2004).
  28. Aliasgar Shahiwala and Ambikanandan Misra, Nasal Delivery of liposomal leuprolide acetate for contraception. Drug Delivery Technology, (Feb 2005).
  29. Aliasgar Shahiwala and Ambikanandan Misra, A preliminary pharmacokinetic study of liposomal leuprolide dry powder inhaler: a technical note. AAPS PharmSciTech, 6(3): E482 – 486, (2005).
  30. Tushar k.Vyas, Aliasgar sahiwala, Sudhanva Marathe and Ambikanandan Misra, Intranasal Drug Delivery for Brain Targeting. Current drug Delivery, 2, 165 – 175, (2005).
  31. Sachin Naik, Mahavir Chougule, Bijay Kumar padhi, Ambikanandan Misra, Development of novel lyophilized mixed micelle Amphotericin B formulation for treatment of systemic fungal infection, Current drug Delivery, 2, 177 – 184, (2005).
  32. Tushar K. Vyas, A.K. Babbar, R.K. Sharma, and Ambikanandan Misra, Intranasal mucoadhesive microemulsion of zolmitriptan: Preliminary studies on brain-targeting. Journal of Drug Targeting, 13(5):317 – 324, (2005).
  33. Tushar K. Vyas, A.K. Babbar, R.K. Sharma, Shashi Singh and Ambikanandan Misra, Preliminary Brain Targeting Studies of Intranasal Mucoadhesive Microemulsions of Sumatriptan. AAPSPharmSci Tech, 7(1), Article 8, (2006).
  34. Tushar K. Vyas, A.K. Babbar, R.K. Sharma, Shashi Singh and Ambikanandan Misra, Intranasal Mucoadhesive Microemulsions of Clonazepam: Preliminary Studies on Brain Targeting. J Pharm Sci., 95(3):570 – 580, (2006).
  35. Aliasgar Shahiwala and Ambikanandan Misra, Preliminary investigation of the nasal delivery of liposomal leuprolide acetate for contraception in rats, J Pharm Pharmacol., 58(1): 19 – 26, (2006).
  36. Shah P, Jogani V, Bagchi T, Misra A., Role of Caco-2 Cell Monolayers in Prediction of Intestinal Drug Absorption, Biotechnol Prog., 22(1): 186 – 198, (2006).
  37. Mahavir B. Chougule, Bijay kumar Padhi, Ambikanandan Misra, Nano-liposomal Dry Powder Inhaler of Amiloride Hydrochloride. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol. 6 (9-10), 3001–3009, (2006).
  38. T. Mahesh Kumar and Ambikanandan Misra, Formulation and Evaluation of Insulin Dry Powder for Inhalation, Drug Development and Industrial pharmacy, 32 (6), 677-686, (2006).
  39. Bijay K Padhi, Mahavir B. Chougule, Ambikanandan Misra, “Optimization of formulation components and characterization of large respirable powders containing high therapeutic payload”, Pharmaceutical Development Technology, 11(4), 465-475, (2006).
  40. Mahavir B. Chougule, Bijay K. Padhi, Kaustubh A. Jinturkar and Ambikanandan Misra,  Development of Dry Powder Inhalers” Recent Patents on Drug Delivery & Formulation, 1, 11-21, (2007).
  41. Mahavir B. Chougule, Bijay K. Padhi, and Ambikanandan Misra, Nano- liposomal dry powder inhaler of tacrolimus: preparation, characterization and pulmonary pharmacokinetics, International Journal of Nanomedicine, 2(4):675-88 (2007)
  42. Pritam Kanagale, Braj Bhushan Lohray, Prakash Davadra, Rajesh Kini and Ambikanandan Misra, Formulation and Optimization of Porous Osmotic Pump Based Controlled Release System of Oxybutynin, AAPS PharmSciTech., 13;8(3):E53, (2007)
  43. Avinash Kumar Seth and Ambikanandan Misra, Preparation and Evaluation of Acyclovir Liposomes by Two Techniques: A Comparative Study, Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Reseach, 6 (2): 75-81(2007).
  44. Naazneen Surti, Sachin Naik, and Ambikanandan Misra, Assessment of in-vitro antiproliferative activity of WGA-conjugated budesonide nanoparticles in A-549 cells, Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, 2007; 3(1):61 67.
  45. Ambikanandan Misra, Pranav Shah, Viral Jogani, P. Mishra, A.K. Mishra, and T. Bagchi Role of 99mTc-Mannitol and 99mTc-PEG in Assessment of Paracellular Integrity of Cell Monolayers, Nuclear Medicine Communications, 28(8):653-9, (2007)
  46. Jogani Viral, Shah PJ, Mishra P, Mishra AK, Misra AN, Nose to Brain Delivery of Tacrine , Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 59(9):1199-205, (2007)
  47. Ambikanandan Misra, Pranav Shah, Viral Jogani, P. Mishra, A.K. Mishra, and T. Bagchi Modulation of Ganciclovir Intestinal Absorption in Presence of Absorption Enhancers Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 96(10):2710-22. (2007)
  48. Jogani Viral, Shah PJ, Mishra P, Mishra AK, Misra AN, Intranasal Mucoadhesive Microemulsion of Tacrine to Improve Brain Targeting, Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders, 22 (2), 116-124, (2008).
  49. Kumar M, Misra A, Babbar AK, Mishra AK, Mishra P, Pathak K., Intranasal nanoemulsion based brain targeting drug delivery system of risperidone., Int J Pharm. 24;358(1-2):285-91. (2008)
  50. Nazneen Surti, Ambikanandan Misra, Intracellular Delivery of Nanoparticles of an Antiasthmatic Drug, AAPS PharmSciTech. 9(1):217-23. (2008)
  51. Bijay Padhi, Mahavir Chougule, Ambikanandan Misra, Development of Spray Dried Liposomal Dry Powder Inhaler of Dapsone, AAPS PharmSciTech, 9(1):47-53. (2008)
  52. Ambikanandan Misra, Pranav Shah, Viral Jogani, P. Mishra, A.K. Mishra, and T. Bagchi In Vitro Assessment of Transepithelial Permeation of Acyclovir in presence of Absorption Enhancers, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 34(3):279-88. (2008).
  53. Nazneen Surti, Ambikanandan Misra Wheat Germ Agglutinin Conjugated nanoparticles For Sustained Cellular And Lung Delivery of Budesonide, Drug Deliv., 15(2):81-6. (2008)
  54. Viral Jogani, Kaustubh Jinturkar, Tushar Vyas and Ambikanandan Misra Recent Patents Review on Intranasal Administration for CNS Drug Delivery, Recent Patents on Drug Delivery & Formulation, 2 (1), 25-40, (2008)
  55. Pritam Kangale, Pankaj R. Patel, Avani Amin, Ambikanandan Misra, Pharmaceutical development of solid dispersion based osmotic drug delivery system for nifedipine, Current Drug Delivery, Oct ;5 (4):306-11 (2008).
  56. Mukesh Kumar, Kamla Pathak, Ambikanandan Misra Formulation and characterization of Nanoemulsion-Based Drug Delivery System of Risperidone. Drug Dev Ind Pharm. 2008 Nov 17, 1-9
  57. Mukesh Kumar, Ambikanandan Misra, A. K. Mishra, Pushpa Mishra, & Kamla Pathak. Mucoadhesive nanoemulsion-based intranasal drug delivery system of olanzapine for brain targeting, Journal of Drug Targeting, 2008, 16 (10) 806-814.
  58. Naazneen Surti, Sachin Naik, Ambikanandan Misra. Pharmacokinetic Evaluation of Wheat Germ Agglutinin-Grafted Nanoparticles of Mometasone Furoate. Sci Pharm. 2009; 77: 123–132
  59. Padhi Bijay, Chougule Mahavir, Misra Ambikanandan. "Aerosol Performance of Large Respirable Particles of Amikacin Sulfate Produced by Spray and Freeze Drying Techniques", Current Drug Delivery, Vol. 6, Isuue 1, January 2009
  60. Ambikanandan Misra, Kaustubh Jinturkar, Deepa Patel, Jigar Lalani & Mahavir Chougule. Recent advances in liposomal dry powder formulations: preparation and evaluation. Expert Opin. Drug Deliv. (2009) 6 (1):1-19
  61. Sheetal Porecha, Tapan shah, Viral Jogani, Sachin Naik, Ambikanandan Misra. Microemulsion Based Intranasal Delivery System for Treatment of Insomnia. Drug Delivery, April 2009, Volume 16, No. 3, Pages 128-134
  62. K. K. Upadhyay, H. G. Agrawal, C. Upadhyay, C. Schatz, J.F. Le Meins, A. Misra, and S. Lecommandoux. Role of Block Copolymer Nano-constructs in Cancer Therapy.“Critical Reviews™ in Therapeutic Drug Carrier Systems”. 26(2), 157–205 (2009)
  63. Gitanjali Sharma; Anil Kumar Mishra,; Pushpa Mishra, Ambikanandan R. Misra, Intranasal Cabergoline: Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Studies. AAPS PharmSciTech, Volume 10, Number 4 , Pages 1321-1330. (2009)
  64. K.K. Upadhyay, J.F. Le Meins, A. Misra, P.Voisin, V.Bouchaud, E. Ibarboure, Schatz and S. Lecommandoux. Biomimetic doxorubicin loaded polymersomes from hyaluronanblock- poly(benzyl glutamate) copolymers, Biomacromolecules, 10(10):2802-8. (2009)
  65. Kamal K. Upadhyay, Anant N. Bhatt, Anil K. Mishra, Bilikere S. Dwarakanath, Sanyog Jain, Christophe Schatz,. Jeann F. Le Meins, Abdullah Farooque, Godugu Chandraiah, Amit K. Jain, Ambikanandan Misra, Se´ bastien Lecommandoux The intracellular drug delivery and antitumor activity of doxorubicin loaded poly(g-benzyl L-glutamate)-bhyaluronan polymersomes,. Biomaterials, Volume 31, Issue 10, Pages 2882-2892, (2010)
  66. Kamal K. Upadhyay, Aanat N. Bhatt, Emilio Castro, Anil K. Mishra,* Krishna Chuttani, Bilikere S. Dwarakanath, Christophe Schatz, Jean-Franc¸ois Le Meins, Ambikanandan Misra*, Se´bastien Lecommandoux*In Vitro and In Vivo Evaluation of Docetaxel Loaded Biodegradable Polymersomes, Macromol Biosci. 2010 May 14; 10(5):503-12.
  67. Mahendra Nakarani, Ambikanandan Misra, Jayvadan Patel, Subhash Vaghani. Itraconazole nanosuspension for oral delivery: Formulation, characterization and in vitro comparison with marketed formulation. Acta Pharmaceutica Sciencia, 2010. 52(3) 305- 314
  68. Sachin Naik, Deepa Patel, Nazneen Surti, Ambikanandan Misra. Preparation of PEGylated Liposomes of Docetaxel using Supercritical Fluid Technology, The Journal of Supercritical fluids, Volume 54, Issue 1, July 2010, Pages 110–119.
  69. Mukesh Kumar, A.N.Misra. Gemini Amphiphiles: A novel class of nonviral gene delivery vectors, Critical Reviews™ in Therapeutic Drug Carrier Systems, 2010, 27(3), 237-278
  70. Kiruba Florence, Lalan Manisha, Babbar Anil Kumar, Kaul Ankur, Mishra Anil Kumar, Misra Ambikanandan. Intranasal Clobazam delivery for treatment of status epilepticus. J Pharm Sci. 2011 Feb; 100 (2):692-703.
  71. Dwivedi M, Laddha N.C, Imran M., Ansarullah, Bajpai P., Misra A.N. Yadav M., Begum R.ACE gene I/D polymorphism in type 2 diabetes: The Gujarat population. British Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Disease. May 2011, 11 (3), 153-154
  72. Kamal Kumar Upadhyay, Anil Kumar Mishra, Krishna Chuttani, Ankur Kaul, Jean- François Le Meins, Ambikanandan Misra, and Sebastien Lecommandoux, The in vivo behavior and anti-tumor activity of doxorubicin loaded poly(γ-benzyl L-glutamate)-bhyaluronan polymersomes in Ehrlich Ascites Tumor (EAT) bearing BalB/c mice, Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine Nanomedicine. 2012 Jan;8(1):71-80
  73. Ambikanandan Misra, Gaurang Patel, Gitanjali Kher. Preparation and evaluation of hepatic stellate cell selective, surface conjugated, peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma ligand loaded liposomes. J Drug Target. 2012; 20 (2); 155-65
  74. Deepa Patel, Sachin Naik, Ambikanandan Misra. Improved transnasal transport and brain uptake of tizanidine HCl-loaded thiolated chitosan nanoparticles for alleviation of pain. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2012; 101(2); 690-706
  75. Ambikanandan Misra, Kaustubh Jinturkar, Mukesh Kumar. Liposomal formulation of Etoposide and Docetaxel for p53 mediated enhanced Cytotoxicity in lung cancer cell line. Biomaterials. 2012, 33(8) , 2492-507
  76. Sachin Naik, Deepa Patel, Krishna Chuttani, A.K Mishra, A.N. Misra. In vitro Mechanistic study of cell death and in vivo performance evaluation of RGD grafted PEGylated Docetaxel liposomes in breast. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine, 2012 Aug; 8 (6):951-62.
  77. Gitanjali Kher and Ambikanandan Misra. Drug Delivery Systems from Nose to Brain Current Pharm Biotechnology. 2012 Sep; 13(12):2355-79.
  78. Khatri N.I, Misra A.N. Development of siRNA lipoplexes for intracellular delivery in lung cancer cells. Journal of Pharmacy and Bioallied Sciences, March 2012, 4 (5), 1-3
  79. Nirav I. Khatri, Mohan N. Rathi, Atul A. Kolte, Girish G. Kore, Manisha S. Lalan, Sonia Trehan and Ambikanandan R. Misra. Patents Review in siRNA Delivery for Pulmonary Disorders. Recent Pat Drug Deliv Formul. 2012 Apr 1; 6(1):45-65.
  80. Manisha S. Lalan & Naresh C. Laddha & Jigar Lalani & Muhammad J. Imran & Rasheedunnisa Begum & Ambikanandan Misra. Suppression of cytokine gene expression and improved therapeutic efficacy of microemulsion-based tacrolimus cream nfor atopic dermatitis. Drug Deliv. and Transl. Res. April 2012 (2):129-141
  81. Nirav Khatri, Mohan Rathi, Dipesh Baradia, Sonia Trehan, Ambikanandan Misra. In Vivo Delivery Aspects of miRNA, shRNA and siRNA. Critical Reviews™ in Therapeutic Drug Carrier Systems. 2012; 29(6):487-527.
  82. Jigar Lalani, Mohan Rathi, Manisha Lalan, and Ambikanandan Misra. Protein functionalized tramadol-loaded PLGA nanoparticles: preparation, optimization, stability and pharmacodynamic studies. Drug Dev Ind Pharm. 2013 Jun;39(6):854-64
  83. Dipesh Baradia, Misra A.N. Inhalation therapy to treat pulmonary hypertension. Pharmaceutical patent analyst. 2012; 1(5): 7-588.
  84. Jigar Lalani, Yogesh Raichandani, Rashi Mathur, Manisha Lalan, Krishna Chutani, Anil Kumar Mishra, and Ambikanandan Misra. Comparative Receptor Based Brain Delivery of Tramadol-Loaded Poly (lactic-co-glycolic acid) Nanoparticles. J Biomed Nanotechnol. 2012 Dec; 8(6):918-27.
  85. Manisha S. Lalan, Naresh C. Laddha, Jigar Lalani, Muhammad J. Imran, Rasheedunnisa Begum, and Ambikanandan Misra. “Dose Reduction of a Potent Topical Corticosteroid with Microemulsion Based Cream” J. Nanopharmaceutics Drug Delivery 2013: 1(1), 52- 63.
  86. Chetan Yewale, Dipesh Baradia, Imran Vhora, Ambikanandan Misra. Proteins: Emerging Carrier for Delivery of Cancer Therapeutics. Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery. 2013; 10(10): 1429-48.
  87. Deepa Patel, Sachin Naik, Krishna Chuttani, Rashi Mathur, Anil K. Mishra and Ambikanandan Misra. Intranasal delivery of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride-loaded thiolated chitosan nanoparticles for pain relief. Journal of Drug Targeting. 2013 Sep;21(8):759-69
  88. Chetan Yewale, Dipesh Baradia, Imran Vhora, Sushilkumar Patil and Ambikanandan Misra. Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Targeting in Cancer: A Review of Trends and Strategies. Biomaterials. 2013; 34(34):8690-707.
  89. Girish Kore, Atul Kolate, Ajanta Nej, and Ambikanandan Misra. Polymeric Micelle as Multifunctional Pharmaceutical Carriers. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2014:14 (1), 288-307.
  90. Bhavik Shah, Yogesh Raichandani and Ambikanandan Misra. Development and evaluation of oral osmotic pump of butorphanol tartrate. Pharm Dev Technol. 2014 Nov; 19(7):868-80.
  91. Dhruv Butani, Chetan Yewale and Ambikanandan Misra. Amphotericin B Topical Microemulsion: Formulation, Characterization and Evaluation. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 2014; Jan 19; 116C:351-358.
  92. Hinal Patel, Chetan Yewale, Mohan Rathi and Ambikanandan Misra. Mucosal Immunization: A Review of Strategies and Challenges. Critical Reviews in Therapeutic Drug Carriers. 2014; 31(4):273-303.
  93. Nirav Khatri, Mohan Rathi, Dipesh Baradia and Ambikanandan Misra. cRGD Grafted siRNA Nano-constructs for Chemosensitization of Gemcitabine Hydrochloride in Lung Cancer Treatment. Pharmaceutical Research. 2014.
  94. Nirav Khatri, Mohan Rathi, Dipesh Baradia, Imran Vhora and Ambikanandan Misra. cRGD Grafted Liposomes Containing Inorganic Nano-Precipitate Complexed siRNA for Intracellular Delivery in Cancer Cells. Journal of Controlled Release. 2014;182:45-57.
  95. Priyanka Bhatt, Nirav Khatri, Mukesh Kumar, Dipesh Baradia and Ambikanandan Misra. Microbeads mediated oral plasmid DNA delivery using polymethacrylate vectors: an effectual groundwork for colorectal cancer. Drug Delivery. 2014.
  96. Nirav Khatri, Manisha Lalan, Jitendra Patel, Ambikananadan Misra. siRNA nanoliposomes for targeted delivery to lung cancer cells, Nanotechnology Novel perspectives and prospects, M/S McGraw Hill USA, Page no: 40-47
  97. Atul Kolate, Dipesh Baradia, Sushil Patil, Imran Vhora, Girish Kore, Ambikanandan Misra. PEG - a versatile conjugating ligand for drugs and drug delivery systems. Journal of Controlled Release. 2014;192:67-81.
  98. Nirav Khatri, Dipesh Baradia, Imran Vhora, Mohan Rathi, Ambikanandan Misra. Development and characterization of siRNA lipoplexes: Effect of different lipids, in vitro evaluation in cancerous cell lines and in vivo toxicity study. AAPS PharmSciTech. 2014;15(6):1630-43.
  99. Jigar Lalani, Dipesh Baradia, Riddhi Lalani, Ambikanandan Misra. Brain targeted intranasal delivery of tramadol: comparative study of microemulsion and nanoemulsion. Pharmaceutical Development and Technology. 2014 Sep 17:1-10.
  100. Atul Kolate, Girish Kore, Pierre Lesimple, Dipesh Baradia, Sushil Patil, John Hanrahan, Ambikanandan Misra. Polymer assisted entrapment of netilmicin in PLGA nanoparticles for sustained antibacterial activity. Journal of Microencapsulation. 2014:1-14.
  101. Jigar Lalani, Sushil Patil, Atul Kolate, Riddhi Lalani, Ambikanandan Misra. ProteinFunctionalized PLGA Nanoparticles of Lamotrigine for Neuropathic Pain Management. AAPS PharmSciTech. 16(2), 2014:413-27.
  102. Imran Vhora, Sushil Patil, Priyanka Bhatt, Ravi Gandhi, Dipesh Baradia, Ambikanandan Misra. Receptor-targeted drug delivery: current perspective and challenges. Therapeutic Delivery. 2014;5(9):1007-24.
  103. Ravi Gandhi, Nirav Khatri, Dipesh Baradia, Imran Vhora, Ambikanandan Misra. Surface-modified Epirubicin-HCl liposomes and its in vitro assessment in breast cancer cell-line: MCF-7. Drug Delivery. 2015.
  104. Sumit Arora, Rahul Mahajan, Varun Kushwa, Deepesh Baradia, Ambikanandan Misra, Sanyog Jain, Development of voriconazole loaded large porous particles for inhalation delivery: Effect of surface forces on aerosolisation performance, assessment of in vitro safety potential and uptake by macrophages, RSC Advances, 48 (2015).
  105. Sushilkumar Patil, Imran Vhora, Amrutiya, Jitendra. Rohan Lalani, Ambikanandan Misra. Role of Nanotechnology in Delivery of Protein and Peptide Drugs, Curr Pharm Des, 2015.


  1. A.N. Misra, K.C. Verma, N.K. Jain. Dissolution Rate Enhancement of Chlorpropamide & Tolbutamide by Crystallization, Indian J. Pharm. Sci., 45, 70-71 (1983).
  2. N.K. Jain, A.N. Misra, Sustained Release Tablets of Tetracycline Hydrochloride-In-vivo Evaluation, Indian J. Pharm. Sci., 47, 148-150 (1985).
  3. N.K.Jain, A.N.Misra, Controlled Release Tablets of Hydralazine Hydrochloride, Indian J. Pharm. Sci, .48, 8-12 (1986)
  4. N.K. Jain, A.N.Misra, Controlled Release Beads of hydralazine hydrochloride, Indian Drugs, 24, 146-149 (1988).
  5. V.U. Rao, A.N. Misra. A Comparative Evaluation of the Effect of Penetration Enhancer on Passive Diffusion and Intophoretic Transport of Insulin, Indian Drugs, 32, 437-441 (1994).
  6. V.U. Rao, A.N. Misra. Transdermal Administration: Effect of Various Penetrations Enhances, Indian J. Of Exp. Biol., 34, 171-773 (1996)
  7. J.M. Baweja, A.N.Misra, Studies on Kinetics of Drug Release from Modified Guar Gum Matrix, Indian J. Pharm. Sci., 59, 316-320 (1997).
  8. J. M. Baweja, A.N.Misra, Modified Guar Gum as Hydrophilic Matrix for Controlled Release Tablets, Indian Drugs, 34, 216-223 (1997).
  9. A.B. Rao, A.N.Misra, Modification of Lactose for Direct Compression-I, Indian J. Pharm. Sci., 16, 79-89 (1998).
  10. M.R. Lad, A.N. Misra, V.B. Patel, Effect of Current on Dermal Permeation of Positively Charged Liposomes, Indian J. Exp. Biol., 36, 578-582 (1998).
  11. A.B. Rao, A.N.Misra, Modification of Lactose for Direct Compression II, Indian J. Pharm. Sci., 61, 231-236 (1999).
  12. M.R. Joshi, A.N.Misra, Liposomes of terbutaline sulphate: In vitro and in vivo studies, Indian J. of Exp. Biol., 37(9), 881-887 (1999).
  13. M.R. Joshi, A.N. Misra, Liposomes of terbutaline sulfate: Preparation, Optimization and Stability Studies, Indian Drugs, 36, 689-697 (1999).
  14. M.R. Joshi, A.N. Misra, Spectrophotometric Determination of Budesonide, Indian J. Pharm. Sci., 62, 92-96 (2000).
  15. Avinash Sheth, Ambikanandan Misra, Enhancement of liposomal stability by adsorption of cross-linked Bovine Serum Albumin, Indian Drugs, 39, 474-480 (2002).
  16. Joshi M.R., S.P. Shah and A.N. Misra. Preparation and Evaluation of Directly Compressible Forms of Rifampicin and Ibuprofen. Indian J. Pharm. Sci., 65(3): 232- 238, (2003).
  17. S. P. Shah, S. Ganesh and A. N. Misra. Factors Affecting Development of Dry Powder Inhalers. Indian J. Pharm. Sci., 65(4): 336-345, (2003).
  18. Ambikanandan Misra, Transdermal Drug Delivery: Present and Future. The Pharma Review, Vol. II, No.11, (2004).
  19. Mayur Kalariya, Bijay Kumar Padhi, Mahavir Chougule, Ambikanandan Misra  Incorporation of Clobetasol Propionate in Solid Lipid Nanoparticles for Treatment of Eczema: Formulation and Clinical Implications, Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, 43, 233-240, March (2005).
  20. A. K. Seth and A. N. Misra, Preparation and optimization of Idoxuridine liposomes, Indian Journal of pharmaceutical Sciences, 67(1): 89-95, (2005).
  21. Ambikanandan Misra, Possible Impact of TRIPS on Indian Health Care System. The Pharma Review, 4(19), 25- , Dec (2005).
  22. Misra, Ambikanandan, “Intranasal drug delivery for CNS Disorders” Cronicle Pharmabiz, 93-102, November 30, (2006).
  23. Misra, Ambikanandan, “NDD Research: Need or Compulsion?” Cronicle Pharmabiz, 103-105, November 30, (2006).
  24. Misra, Ambikanandan, “Intranasal Drug Delivery for Central Nervous System Disorders The Pharma Review, 101-106, December (2006).
  25. Ambikanandan Misra, Dry powder inhalers: Novel Approaches, Pharmabiz, March 01, (2007).
  26. Ambikanandan Misra, Drug delivery to brain: Emerging potential, Pharmabiz, Sept 13, (2007)
  27. Mahesh Balaria, Sachin Naik, Ambikanandan Misra, Ethosomes: A Novel Drug Delivery Systems of Antifugal Drugs in Treatment of Topical Fungal Diseases, Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, Indian Journal of Experimental Biology. Vol. 47, pp. 368-375 (2009).
  28. S Trehan, G Sharma, A Misra, siRNA: Sojourn from discovery to delivery challenges and clinics. Systemic reviews Volume: 1, Issue: 1, Page : 1-16 (2010)
  29. Gitanjali Kher & Ambikanandan Misra. SiRNA delivery: Opportunities & challenges. Pharmabiz, September 30, (2010)
  30. Ambikanandan Misra. Refining a Research Manuscript (Editorial). Journal of Young Pharmacist, 2 (3), 213-215 (2010)
  31. Ambikanandan Misra, Scale-up of liposomes manufacture - useful tips, Pharmabiz, April 21, (2011).
  32. Ambikanandan Misra, Use of excipients in dietary supplements, Pharmabiz, November 24, (2011).
  33. Ambikan
  34. andan Misra, Personalized medicine: From concept to reality, Pharmabiz, December 15, (2011).
  35. Ambikanandan Misra, Trends in Injectable Drug Delivery, Pharmabiz, January 16, (2013).
  36. Ambikanandan Misra, Novel Drug Delivery Systems: A Futuristic View, Pharmabiz, November, (2014).
  37. Ambikanandan Misra, Comparative regulatory perspective on evaluation of biosimilars, Pharmabiz, January, (2015).


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