University of Nottingham Malaysia
Faculty of Science and Engineering

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Rajesh Sreedharan Nair

Associate Professor,



Dr. Rajesh is an Associate Professor at the School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham Malaysia. He is a pharmacist by profession and specializes in pharmaceutics and drug delivery. He has many years of academic experience in both national and international universities. Prior to joining Nottingham Malaysia, he was affiliated with Monash University Malaysia. In recognition of his teaching dedication, he has been honored with multiple teaching excellence awards. He has strong connections with both local and international pharmaceutical companies and is involved in collaborative research projects.

Expertise Summary

Development of nanoformulations for chronic diseases

Topical/Transdermal Drug Delivery

Development of cosmetic/nutraceutical formulations

Development of Oral Controlled Release Drug Delivery Systems

Drug disposition and Pharmacokinetics

HPLC/UHPLC method development and validation

Teaching Summary

PHAR3032- Advanced Drug Delivery

PHAR2056- Pharmaceutics 2: Pharmaceutical Technology

PHAR1027- Pharmaceutics 1: Physicochemical Science and Medicines Design

Research Summary

Mechanism governing the influence of pharmaceutical wastes on water retention and hydraulic conductivity of clays - Co-investigator FRGS 2023.

Evaluation of Ginkgo biloba nanoformulation for improving the bioavailability of extracts .

Extemporaneous stability studies of selected pharmaceutical formulations.

Recent Publications

Past Research

Development and evaluation of tocotrienol nanoformulations for enhanced transdermal permeation (Monash University Malaysia SEED research grant)- Principal Investigator.

Monash University Malaysia Cross-disciplinary research grant, Methotrexate Stability, Sterility and Shelf-Life in Prefilled Sample Syringe- Co-investigator.

Monash University Malaysia Pilot research grant, Linagliptin-Loaded Nanostructured Lipid Carriers: Development, Optimisation and Stability Evaluation- Co-investigator.

UCSI University Pioneer Scientist Incentive Fund, Formulation and Clinical Evaluation of natural compounds containing Skin Cleanser, Exfoliator and Toner- Principal Investigator.

UCSI University Pioneer Scientist Incentive Fund, Formulation and Clinical Evaluation of natural compounds containing Shampoo and conditioner for Anti-hair fall and Anti-dandruff effects - Co-investigator.

Faculty of Science and Engineering

University of Nottingham Malaysia
Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
Selangor Darul Ehsan

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