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Dr Ravi Sheshala

FF1-Level 7
Faculty of Pharmacy
UiTM Puncak Alam Campus
42300 Bandar Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia

Phone 1: +603-32584836 (O)

Phone 2: +6016-4818369 (M)

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Position

Senior Lecturer

Education

  • PhD (Pharmaceutical Technology)- Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Malaysia-2011
  • MSc (Pharmaceutical Technology)- Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Malaysia-2006
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy-Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), India-2002
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Drug Regulatory Affairs and Documentation-B.R. Nahta College of Pharmacy, India-2013

Professional Membership

  • RPh, Registered with Andhra Pradesh Pharmacy Council, India – 2006
  • Malaysia Local Chapter of The Controlled Release Society (MyCRS). -2014
  • Malaysian Diabetes Association (Life Member)-2013

Research Area/Interest

  • In situ gels and implants for ocular drug delivery
  • Polymeric biodegradable microspheres.
  • Orally disintegrating tablets for water soluble and water insoluble drugs.
  • Topical drug delivery systems (ointments, gels and creams).
  • Transdermal and periodontal drug delivery
  • Analytical method development and validation of drugs in pharmaceutical dosage forms and biological matrix using HPLC.
  • Pharmacokinetic studies using animal model

Teaching Area

  • Fundamentals of Pharmaceutics.
  • Advanced Pharmaceutics.
  • Drug Delivery Systems
  • Extemporaneous Dispensing
  • Clinical Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmaceutical Industry Practice

 Administrative Responsibility

Resource Person/Coordinator – Drug Delivery Systems I (PHC471)

 

Selected Publications (International):

  • CHAPTER IN TEXTBOOK
  1. 1.Thakur Raghu Raj Singh, David S. Jones, Gavin P. Andrews, Ravi Sheshala (2014). “Characterisation of Bioadhesion”. In H Bianco-Peled (ed.), Bioadhesion and Biomimetics: From Nature to Applications, Pan Stanford Publishing, Singapore.

 

 

  • REVIEW ARTICLES

1. Shadab Md, Ravi Sheshala, Lim Wei Meng, Venkata Srikanth Meka, Javed Ali (2016). Recent advances in non-invasive delivery of macromolecules using nanoparticulate carriers system. Current Pharmaceutical Design, 23: 440-453. [Impact Factor: 3.21]

 

2. Venkata K. Yellepeddi, Ravi Sheshala, McMillan H, Jones D, Thakur Raghu Raj Singh (2015). Punctal plug – A medical device to treat dry eye syndrome and for sustained drug delivery to the eye. Drug Discovery Today, 20: 884-889. [Impact Factor: 6.691]

 

3. Ravi Sheshala, Yong Y. Kok, Jun M. Ng, Raghu R. S. Thakur and Kamal Dua (2015). In Situ Gelling Ophthalmic Drug Delivery System: An Overview and Its Applications. Recent Patents on Drug Delivery & Formulation, 9: 242-253.

 

4. Dua K, Sheshala R, Ying LT, Hui LS, Gorajana A (2013). Anti-inflammatory, Antibacterial and Analgesic Potential of Cocos nucifera L: A Review. Antiinflammatory and Antiallergy Agents in Medicinal Chemistry, 12: 158-164.

 

5.   Prashant Laxman Kole, Gantala Venkatesh, Jignesh Kotecha and Ravi Sheshala (2011). Recent advances in sample preparation techniques for effective bioanalytical methods. Biomedical Chromatography, 25: 199-217. [Impact Factor: 1.945]

 

 

  • RESEARCH ARTICLES

 

  1. 1.Nur Syazwani binti Azeran, Nur Diyana binti Zazali, Selin Seda Timur, Ayben I??lay Özdo?an, Melike Ekizo?lu, Ravi Sheshala, Kamal Dua, Priyadarshi Soumyaranjan Sahu, Sevda ?enel (2017). Moxifloxacin loaded chitosan gel formulations for the treatment of periodontal diseases. Journal of Polymer Materials, 34: 157-169.

 

 

2. Auleep Ganguly, Cheng Kang Ian, Ravi Sheshala, Priyadarshi Soumyaranjan Sahu, Haider Al-Waeli, Venkata Srikanth Meka (2017). Application of diverse natural polymers in the design of oral gels for the treatment of periodontal diseases. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 28:39. [Impact Factor: 2.272]

 

3. Venkata Srikanth Meka, Chew Ee Li, Ravi Sheshala (2016). Design and statistical optimization of an effervescent drug delivery system of theophylline using response surface methodology. Acta Pharmaceutica, 66: 35-51. [Impact Factor: 1.212]

 

4. Venkata Srikanth Meka, Senthil Rajan Dharmalingam, Ravi Sheshala, Adinarayana Gorajana (2015). Preparation and in-vitro characterization of a non-effervescent floating drug delivery system for poorly soluble drug, glipizide. Acta Poloniae Pharmaceutica – Drug Research, 72: 193-204. [Impact Factor: 0.67]

 

5. Venkata Srikanth Meka, Senthil Rajan Dharmalingam, Ravi Sheshala, Adinarayana Gorajana (2014). Study on the effect of hydrophilic polymers and diluents in the development of oral sustained drug delivery system of Febuxostat. European Journal of Scientific Research, 118: 326-335. [Impact Factor: 0.74]

 

6. Sheshala R, Ying LT, Hui LS, Barua A, Kamal Dua (2013). Development and Anti-microbial Potential of Topical Formulations Containing Cocos nucifera Linn., Antiinflammatory & Antiallergy Agents in Medicinal Chemistry, 12: 253-264.

 

7. Kamal Dua, Srikumar Chakravarthi, Dinesh Kumar, Ravi Sheshala, Gaurav Gupta (2013) ;Formulation, characterization, in vitro, in vivo, and histopathological evaluation of transdermal drug delivery containing norfloxacin and Curcuma longa. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Investigation, 3: 183-187.

 

8. S. Iqbal Muhammad, B. Bahari Muhammad, D. Yusrida, V. Gantala, W. Gillani Syed, H. Khan Amer, S. Ravi (2012). A RP-HPLC-UV method with solid phase extraction for determination of cefepime in total nutrition admixtures: Application to stability studies. Current Pharmaceutical Analysis, 8: 68-74.1. [Impact Factor: 1.33]

 

9. Ravi Sheshala, Nurzalina Khan, Yusrida Darwis (2011). “Validated HPLC method for the determination of sumatriptan in rabbit plasma: Application to pharmacokinetic study”. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 6: 98-107. [Impact Factor: 0.84]

 

10. Ravi Sheshala, Nurzalina Khan, Mallikarjun Chitneni, Yusrida Darwis (2011). “Formulation and In Vivo Evaluation of Ondansetron Orally Disintegrating Tablets Using Different Superdisintegrants”. Archives of Pharmacal Research, 34: 1945-1956. [Impact Factor: 1.538]

 

11. Ravi Sheshala, Nurzalina Khan, Yusrida Darwis (2011). Formulation and optimization of orally disintegrating tablets of sumatriptan succinate. Chemical & Pharmaceutical Bulletin, 59: 920-928. [Impact Factor: 1.564]

 

12. S. Ravi, N. Khan, Y. Darwis (2011). Development and Validation of RP-HPLC-UV Method for the Determination of Ondansetron in Rabbit Plasma: Application to Pharmacokinetic Study. Acta Chromatographica, 23: 579-591. [Impact Factor: 0.644]

 

13. Ravi Sheshala, Kok Khiang Peh , Yusrida Darwis (2009). Preparation, characterization, and in vivo evaluation of insulin-loaded PLA–PEG microspheres for controlled parenteral drug delivery. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 35: 364-1374. [Impact Factor: 1.539]

 

14.   Ravi Sheshala, Yusrida Darwis, Nurzalina Khan (2009). Development and Validation of an RP–LC–UV Method for the Determination of Ondansetron: Application to Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms. Chromatographia, 70: 75-81. [Impact Factor: 1.437]

 

15.   S. Ravi, Y. Darwis, N. Khan (2009). Development and Validation of an RP-HPL-UV Method for Analysis of Sumatriptan Succinate in Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms. Acta Chromatographica, 21: 421-432. [Impact Factor: 0.644]

 

16. S. Ravi, K. K. Peh, Yusrida Darwis, B. Krishna Murthy, T. Raghu Raj Singh, C. Mallikarjun (2008). Development and Characterization of Polymeric Microspheres for Controlled Release Protein Loaded Drug Delivery System. Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 70: 303-309. [Impact Factor: 0.338]

 

17.   Sheshala Ravi, Kok Khiang Peh, Yusrida Darwis, Bhavanasi Krishna Murthy, Thakur Raghu Raj Singh (2007). Development and Validation of an HPLC-UV Method for the Determination of Insulin in Rat Plasma: Application to Pharmacokinetic Study. Chromatographia, 66: 805-809. [Impact Factor: 1.437]

 

 

  • LETTER TO EDITOR
  1. 1.Ravi Sheshala, Venkatesh Gantala, Allan Coombes, Sharmila Rajeswari Kanuparthi (2014). In Vitro Bioequivalence Studies for Phosphate Binding Drugs: Analytical Method Validation Approaches. Austin Journal of Analytical and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, 1:1-2.

   Conference Posters/Oral:

  • INVITED SPEAKER

    Development of Cefuroxime Axetil Loaded Fibrin Sealant Matrix for Local Treatment of Periodontitis. Controlled Release Drug Delivery Symposium 2014 (CRDDS 2014) organized by Faculty of Pharmacy, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia on 23-24th August 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

 

  • ORAL & POSTER PRESENATIONS

 

1. Soo Ying Quah, Giok Choo Tan, Priyadarshi S. Sahu, Naveen Jnanendrappa, Ravi Sheshala. Formulation and Characterization of Thermosensitive Chitosan and Poloxamers In Situ Gels Containing Moxifloxacin HCl for the Treatment of Periodontitis. 8th National Dental Students’ Scientific Conference (NDSSC) 2016, 14-15 May 2016, Malaysia (Oral Presentation).

 

2. Ravi Sheshala, Gan Chew Hong, Wong Pui Yee, Venkata Srikanth Meka and T Raghu Raj Singh. Development and Characterization of Phase-Inversion Based In Situ Forming Implants of Triamcinolone Acetonide for Ocular Drug Delivery. Controlled Release & Drug Delivery Symposium (CRDDS) 2015, 15-16th August 2015, Malaysia. (Poster Presentation).

 

3. Ravi S, Srikanth MV, Aman Shah AM, Raghu Raj Singh Thakur. Design and Evaluation of Gentamicin Sulfate In Situ Gels for Sustained Ocular Drug Delivery. Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Conference (PPSC) 2015, 1-2nd August 2015, Malaysia. (Poster Presentation).

 

4. Venkatalakshmi Ranganathan, Yeo Pei Xia, Gooi Mei Seong, Gan Li Ting, Ravi Sheshala. Metoprolol Tartrate Delivery from Mucoadhesive Bucal Tablet. 2nd Annual International Conference on PHARMA 2014, 27-28th October 2014, Singapore. (Poster Presentation).

 

5. R. Sheshala, X. Y. Chan, F. T. Chong, K. Dua1, M. Cans?z, M. J. Rathbone, and S. ?enel. Development and Antimicrobial Evaluation of Cefuroxime Axetil Loaded Chitosan Films for the Treatment of Periodontitis. 41st Annual Meeting & Exposition of the Controlled Release Society, 13-16th July 2014, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. (Poster Presentation).

 

6. Lee MR, Wong JZ, Sheshala R, Al-Waeli H, Dua K. Formulation and Characterization of Chitosan Films Containing Gatifloxacin and Efficacy against S. Aureus and P.Aeruginosa. International Association for Dental Research-Southeast Asian Division (IADR-SEA) 28th Annual Scientific Meeting/South East Asia Association for Dental Education (SEAADE) 25th Annual Scientific Meeting, 11-14th August 2014, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. (Oral Presentation).

 

7. Jhiew Zhan Wong, Ravi Sheshala, Haider Al-Waeli, Kamal Dua. Development of Local Drug Delivery System Containing Gatifloxacin for Periodontal Diseases. The 41st Asia Pacific Dental Students’ Association Conference, 4-7th August 2014, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. (Poster Presentation).

 

8. Melissa Lee Rong, Wong Jhiew Zhan, Ravi Sheshala, Haider Al-Waeli, Kamal Dua. Formulation, Characterization and Antimicrobial Efficacy of Chitosan Films Containing Gatifloxacin for Periodontitis. 6th National Dental Students’ Scientific Conference, 24-25th May 2014, AIMST University, Semeling, Kedah, Malaysia. (Oral Presentation).

 

9. Ravi Sheshala, Yong Yee Kok, Ng Jun Ming, Raghu Raj Singh Thakur and Kamal Dua. Investigation of Antibacterial Efficacy of In Situ Forming Gels for Sustained Ocular Delivery of Sulfacetamide Sodium. The 3rd Current Drug Development International Conference, 1st-3rd May 2014, Krabi, Thailand. (Poster Presentation).

 

10. Kamal Dua, Ravi Sheshala, Gaurav Gupta, Dinesh Kumar Chellappan, Vikash Kumar. Dissolution Enhancement of Ritonavir by Complexation with Glucosyl-?-Cyclodextrin-Choline Dichloride Coprecipitate. APTI Sponsored One-Day National Seminar on “New-Fangled Nano Drug Delivery: Future, Fueling for Pharmacy to Treat/Fight Disease”, 12th April 2014, Haryana, India. (Poster Presentation).

 

11. Kamal Dua, Ravi Sheshala, Gaurav Gupta, Dinesh Kumar Chellappan. Dissolution Enhancement of Riboflavin by Complexation with Glucosyl-B-Cyclodextrincholine Dichloride Coprecipitate. Proceedings of the Association of Pharmacy Professionals (APP) 3rd Annual National Convention, 18th January 2014, Gujarat, India. (Poster Presentation).

 

12. Ravi Sheshala, Yong Yee Kok, Ng Jun Ming, Raghu Raj Singh Thakur, Kamal Dua. Formulation and Characterization of Sustained Release In Situ Gels for Ocular Drug Delivery. Drug Delivery Australia 2013 (DDA 2013), 24th-25th October 2013, Sydney, Australia. (Poster Presentation).

 

13. Ravi Sheshala, Lee Pei Sian, Yap Chai Hong, Priyathachini, Adinarayana Gorajana, Kamal Dua. Formulation and evaluation of antimicrobial potential of topical formulations containing Helianthus Annuus. The 3rd International Conference on Pharmacy and Advanced Pharmaceutical Sciences (ICPAPS), 18th-19th June 2013, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. (Poster Presentation).

 

14. Dinesh Kumar Chellappan, Ravi Sheshala, Haider Abdulameer Al-Waeli, Kamal Dua. Antimicrobial efficacy of extemporaneously prepared herbal mouthwashes against bacterial dental plaque biofilm. World Congress on Pharmaceutical Science & Chemical Technology, 16th-18th December 2013, Colombo, Srilanka. (Poster Presentation).

 

15. Kamal Dua, Ling Teck Ying, Ling Shiau Hui, Adinarayana Gorajana, Ravi Sheshala. Comparative Evaluation of Different Spreadability Techniques on Extemporaneously Prepared Cocos Nucifera Topical Dosage Forms. 11th MPS Pharmacy Scientific Conference (MPS-PSC 2012), 31st October-2nd November 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Poster Presentation).

 

16. Ravi Sheshala, Yusrida Darwis, Nurzalina Abdul Karim Khan. Effect of Formulation Variables on Evaluation of Ondansetron Orally Disintegrating Tablets. The 7th Indochina Conference on Pharmaceutical Sciences, 14th -16th December 2011, Bangkok, Thailand. (Poster Presentation).

 

17. Ravi Sheshala, Yusrida Darwis, Nurzalina Abdul Karim Khan. Formulation and Evaluation of Taste Masked Sumatriptan Succinate Orally Disintegrating Tablets Produced by Freeze Drying Technique. International Conference on Natural Products, 10th -12th December 2010, Penang, Malaysia. (Oral Presentation).

 

18. Ravi Sheshala, Yusrida Darwis, Nurzalina Abdul Karim Khan. Formulation and Evaluation of Taste Masked Sumatriptan Succinate Orally Disintegrating Tablets Using Orasolv Technique. Symposium of USM Fellowship Holders, 14th- 15th November 2009, Penang, Malaysia. (Oral Presentation).

 

19. Ravi S, Kanakal, MM, Nurzalina AKK, Yusrida D. Formulation and Evaluation of Ondansetron Orally Disintegrating Tablets Using Lyophilization Technique. UNAIR-USM second collaborative conference, 10th-11th February 2009, Surabaya, Indonesia. (Oral Presentation).

 

20. Ravi Sheshala, Yusrida Darwis, Nurzalina Abdul Karim Khan. Formulation and Evaluation of Ondansetron Orally Disintegrating Tablets Using Different Superdisintegrants”. Asean Scientific Conference in Pharmaceutical Technology, 1st-3rd June 2008, Penang, Malaysia. (Oral Presentation).

 

21. Ravi Sheshala, Yusrida Darwis, Nurzalina Abdul Karim Khan. Development and Validation of RP-HPLC-UV Method for Determination of Sumatriptan Succinate: Application to Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms. USM-UNAIR first collaborative conference, 13th-14th June 2007, Penang, Malaysia. (Oral Presentation).

 

22. Ravi Sheshala, Peh Kok Khiang and Yusrida Darwis. Determination of insulin in human plasma using simple and sensitive high performance liquid chromatography method”. 20th Malaysian Society of Pharmacology and Physiology (MSPP) conference, April 2005, Penang, Malaysia. (Oral Presentation).

 

23. Ravi Sheshala, Peh Kok Khiang and Yusrida Darwis. Development of controlled release protein loaded poly (D, L-lactide-co-glycolide) microspheres. 4th UiTM-MPS Pharmacy Scientific Conference, August, 2004, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Poster Presentation).

Abstracts/Proceedings:

Ravi Sheshala, Annie Lee, Ai Lin Ong, Ling Ling Cheu, Thiagarajan Madheswaran, Thakur R. R. Singh. Development and Characterization of Controlled Release Photocrosslinked Implants for Ocular Delivery of Triamcinolone Acetonide. Poster Presentation. International Journal of Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2016. 3 (7): 1.

Seminars/Workshops:

  1. 1.Workshop on “Basic Formulation of Cosmetic Products”, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia, 2017.
  2. 2.Workshop on “Synthesis of Lead Molecules for Diabetes Management”, UiTM, Malaysia, 2017.
  3. 3.Workshop on “Nanomedicine is Key to New Generation of Drug Delivery: Myth or Reality”, International Medical University (IMU), Malaysia, 2016.
  4. 4.Seminar series on “Drug Delivery”, The Malaysian Local Chapter of the Controlled Release Society, IMU, Malaysia, 2015.
  5. 5.Workshop on “Writing Good Research Proposals and Research Manuscripts for Publication”, IMU, Malaysia, 2015.
  6. 6.Workshop on “Fundamental of Teaching and Learning (FTL) in Health Professions Education (5-days programme), IMU, Malaysia, 2014.
  7. 7.Seminar on “Variation in Dissolution Testing and Significance of Hardness Test for Tablets”, KPJ Healthcare University College, Malaysia, 2014.
  8. 8.Workshop on “Educational Leadership”, IMU, Malaysia, 2013.
  9. 9.Workshop on “The Flipped Classroom in Education in the Health Professions”, IMU, Malaysia, 2013.
  10. 10.Workshop on “Celebrating Teachers in Health Professions Education, 8th International Medical Education Conference (IMEC-2013), IMU, Malaysia, 2013.
  11. 11.Workshop on “Communicating Science and Grantmanship for Medical and Health Sciences”, IMU, Malaysia, 2013.
  12. 12.Workshop on “Regulation, Science and Opportunities in Pharmaceutical Generic Product Development from Bench to Market”, IMU, Malaysia, 2012.
  13. 13.Workshop on “Best Practices in Supervisory Process”, IMU, Malaysia, 2012.
  14. 14.Workshop on “Challenges and Opportunities in Bioavailability and Bioequivalence Research”, IMU, Malaysia, 2011.
  15. 15.Workshop on “Best Practices for Designing Effective MCQs”, IMU, Malaysia, 2011.
  16. 16.Workshop on “Essay Marking Workshop”, IMU, Malaysia, 2011.
  17. 17.Workshop on “PBL facilitator Training Cum Assessment Workshop”, IMU, Malaysia, 2011.
  18. 18.Workshop on “Techniques in Conducting Effective Meeting”, IMU, Malaysia, 2011.
  19. 19.Seminar on “Principles of Education Science”, IMU, Malaysia, 2011.
  20. 20.Workshop on “Student Interview Trainings”, IMU, Malaysia, 2011.

Selected Awards/Honours:

2016-2018: Committee Member of Non-Executive Council for Malaysia Local Chapter of The Controlled Release Society (MyCRS). http://www.crsmalaysia.com/

2014-2016: Auditor for Malaysia Local Chapter of The Controlled Release Society (MyCRS).    http://www.crsmalaysia.com/

2016:         Awarded a Licence Certificate on successful completion of 5 day-programme on Fundamental of Teaching and Learning (FTL) in Health Professions Education”, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

2016:  Awarded IMU e-Learning Licence (Basic), International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

2015:     Best poster award at “Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Conference 2015, Malaysia”.

2014:   Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Certification from National Pharmaceutical Control Bureau (NPCB), Ministry of Health Malaysia.

2014:       Awarded 1st Place at South East Asian Level in achievement of outstanding Oral/Dental Science Research at the “International Association for Dental Research (IADR)-Southeast Asian Division, Kuching, Malaysia”.  

2014:     Best poster award at “The 41st Asia Pacific Dental Students’ Association Conference, Cambodia”.

2007-2010: Universiti Sains Malaysia fellowship for carrying out PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

2007& 2010: Sanggar Sanjung award for significant research publications from Universiti Sains     Malaysia (USM) during M.Sc (2007) and PhD (2010) programme.

2004-2005: Research Assistanceship from USM, Malaysia.  

1997 : Silver medal for securing 2nd rank in the Intermediate (10+2)

Other activities:

Editorial Board Member :

  • Austin Journal of Analytical and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Journal of Drugs

 

Reviewer:

  • Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
  • International Journal of Pharmaceutics
  • International Journal of Nanomedicine
  • Drug Design, Development and Therapy
  • International Journal of Pharmaceutical Investigation
  • African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacological Research
  • Antiinflammatory & Antiallergy Agents in Medicinal Chemistry

 

 

 

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