Dec 29, 2020
The Department of Pharmaceutics, NGSM Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences in association with ACG Capsules, Mumbai organized a webinar on 'New Products and Applications in Hard Capsules' on 29th December 2020.
Dr. Jnanadeva Bhat, an alumnus of NGSMIPS currently holding the position of Head - Formulation R&D, Ms. Anita Solanki - Lead, White Paper and Publications and Ms. Dorene Almeida - Lead, Application Lab in R&D were the speakers.
Prof. Dr. C. S. Shastry, the Principal, welcomed the speakers and the audience and Prof. Dr. R. Narayana Charyulu, Vice Principal, introduced the speakers and moderated the session.
Dr. Jnanadeva Bhat discussed the novel innovations in inhalational drug delivery and the formulation of capsules for this special purpose. Ms. Anita and Ms. Dorene explained the recent developments in the manufacture of gelatin as well as HPMC based capsule shells emphasizing the critical formulation parameters that affect the efficacy of drug products.
The success of the event was marked by the active participation of 91 participants, including faculty and undergraduate students. The seminar was followed by a live interaction and Q&A session and concluded with the vote of thanks delivered by Prof. Dr. Marina Koland.