Mayur M. Patel
Mayur Patel, PhD
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics

Nirma University



Year of Passing


Conducting Authority

Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacy


89.0 %

Nirma University,
Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Master of Pharmacy


76.8 % (Aggregate)

Nirma University,
Ahmedabad, Gujarat



98.65 Percentile

IIT, New Delhi

Bachelor of Pharmacy


67.75 % (Aggregate)

A. R. College of Pharmacy, V.V.Nagar, Sardar Patel University, Gujarat

H. S. C


77.33 % (P.C.B.M.)

Gujarat Secondary Education Board

S. S. C


67.71 %

Gujarat Secondary Education Board



Dr. Mayur Patel, Associate Professor in Department of Pharmaceutics, has 9 years of teaching experience. He has completed M.Pharm. and Ph. D. from Institute of Pharmacy, Nirma University. He has twenty one International and National Publications to his credit with total impact factor of more than 49, total citations more than 500 and ‘h’ index of 12. He is a recipient of minor research project of worth Rs. 4.0 Lacs from Gujarat Council on Science and Technology (GUJCOST). He is reviewer for many high impact factors journals of publishers like Elsevier, Informa Healthcare Ltd., American Chemical Society (ACS), SAGE, Bentham Science, etc. to name a few. He has attended many International and National level conferences and participated in State level Paper Presentation competition. He has been an author and co-author of more than 60 papers (both research and review) presented at state, national and international level seminars and conferences. He got first prize in the National level poster presentation competition. He also got first prize in NIRMAQUEST 2005 (A State level Quiz and Elocution Competition for Pharmacy students). He has been invited to deliver lecture as a Resource Person at AICTE sponsored Two weeks Staff Development Programme. He is a life member of Professional bodies like APTI, IPA, IHPA, SOPI, ISTE and IPGA. He has authored books on “Practicals in Pharmaceutical Analysis – I” and “A Text-book of Hospital Pharmacy”. He has also written a book chapter on “Drug Delivery: Oral Colon-Specific” in Encyclopedia of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, 4th Edition, 2013, Published by Informa Healthcare Inc. UK. He is a recognized PG and Ph.D. guide at Nirma University. His area of interest is Novel Drug Delivery Systems.


Research Interest

Formulation Development and Optimization; Novel Drug Delivery Systems with special emphasis on development of Multi-particulate Drug Delivery Systems like Pellets and Micro-/Nano Particulate Systems; & Development of Colloidal Drug Delivery Systems (including Lipidic Drug Delivery Systems) for treatment of Tuberculosis and various types of Cancers.


Professional Activities:

  • Working as an Associate Professor at Institute of Pharmacy, NIRMA University, Ahmedabad, India, since 27th March, 2014. Total Experience: 9 years.
  • Worked as Assistant Professor at Institute of Pharmacy, NIRMA University, Ahmedabad, India, from 3rd July, 2006 to 26th March, 2014.
  • Examiner, Under-graduate and Post-Graduate courses at Gujarat Technological University, NMIMS University & Rajasthan University of Health Sciences.
  • Recognized Post-Graduate and Ph.D. Guide at Nirma University.


Honors and Awards


Book And Book Chapter Published

  1. Author of the book “Practicals in Pharmaceutical Analysis –I (Non-Instrumental and Instrumental methods)”, B. S. Shah Prakashan, India.
  2. Contributed a Book Chapter on “Drug Delivery: Oral Colon-Specific” in Encyclopedia of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, 4th Edition, 2013, Published by Informa Healthcare Inc. UK.
  3. Author of the book “A Text-book of Hospital Pharmacy”, B. S. Shah Prakashan, India.


  1. Patel Mayur. Colon: a gateway for chronotherapeutic drug delivery systems. Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery, Early online. 2015
  2. Patel Mayur. Getting into the Colon: Approaches to Target Colorectal Cancer. Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery 2014 Sep;11(9):1343-50.
  3. Patel Mayur, Shah Pranali, Patel Bhoomika. Insights of Biosimilars through SWOT Analysis. Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy 2014; 14:139-44.
  4. Patel Mayur. Colon targeting: an emer-ging frontier for oral insulin delivery. Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery 2013;10(6):731-9.
  5. Patel Mayur, Amin Avani. Development of a Novel Tablet-In-Capsule Formulation of Mesalamine for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Pharmaceutical Development and Technology 2013;18(2):390-40.
  6. Patel Mayur, Amin Avani. Recent Trends in Microbially and/or Enzymatically Driven Colon- Specific Drug Delivery Systems. Critical Reviews in Therapeutic Drug Carrier Systems 2011;28(6):489-552.
  7. Patel Mayur. Cutting-Edge Technologies in Colon Targeted Drug Delivery Systems. Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery 2011;8:1247-58.
  8. Patel Mayur, Amin Avani. Process, optimization and characterization of mebeverine hydrochloride loaded guar gum microspheres for irritable bowel syndrome. Carbohydrate Polymer 2011;86:536– 545.
  9. Shah Nitesh, Patel Mayur, Tejal Shah, Amin Avani. Design, Development and Optimization of Colon Targeted Drug Delivery System for Crohn’s Disease. Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research 2011;2:42-49.
  10. Goyal Bhoomika, Bhadada Shraddha, Patel Mayur. Comparative evaluation of spironolactone, atenolol, metoprolol, ramipril and perindopril on diabetes induced cardiovascular complications in type 1 diabetes in rats. International Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism 2011;19:11-18.
  11. Patel Mayur, Amin Avani. Design and Optimization of Colon Targeted System of Theophylline for Chronotherapy of Nocturnal Asthma. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 2011;100:1760-72.
  12. Patel Mayur, Amin Avani. Formulation and development of release modulated colon targeted system of meloxicam for potential application in the prophylaxis of colorectal cancer. Drug Delivery 2011;18:281-93.
  13. Bhadani Manish, Patel Santnu, Patel Mayur, Mehta Tejal, Amin Avani. Studies in formulation development and evaluation of floating drug delivery system of metformin hydrochloride. Medicinal Data Reviews 2010;2(2): 93-99.
  14. Bhadada Shraddha, Goyal Bhoomika, Patel Mayur. Angiogenesis targets for potential disorders. Fundamental and Clinical Pharmacology 2011; 25(1):29-47.
  15. Amin Avani, Patel Mayur. Microbially driven colon specific drug delivery system. 61st Indian Pharmaceutical Congress Souvenir, 2009. A11- A20.
  16. Goyal Bhoomika, Patel Mayur, Soni Mithil, Bhadada Shraddha. Therapeutic opportunities of small interfering RNA. Fundamental and Clinical Pharmacology 2009 23, 367-386.
  17. Patel Mayur, Patel Santnu, Bhadani Manish, Shah Tejal and Amin Avani. “A Synchronous Colon- Specific Drug Delivery System for Orally Administered Mesalamine”. Acta Pharmaceutica Sciencia 51, 251-260, 2009.
  18. Patel Mayur, Shah Nitesh, Shah Tejal, Amin Avani. “Design, Development and Optimization of a Novel Time and pH Dependent Colon Targeted Drug Delivery System”. Pharmaceutical Development and Technology 2009;14(1):65-72.
  19. Patel Mayur, Goyal Bhoomika, Bhadada Shraddha, Bhatt Jay, Amin Avani. “Getting into the Brain: Approaches to Enhance Brain Drug Delivery”. CNS drugs 23(1):35-58. 2009.
  20. Patel Mayur, Shah Tejal, Amin Avani. “Therapeutic Opportunities in Colon Specific Drug Delivery System”. Critical Reviews in Therapeutic Drug Carrier Systems 24;2007:147-202.
  21. Amin Avani, Shah Tejal, Bhadani Manish, Patel Mayur. “Emerging trends in the development of orally disintegrating tablet technology” in, online journal (January 2006).


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