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Dr Ashok Patel

Research Scientist (Manager)

Structured Mat. & Process Science

Unilever R&D Vlaardingen
Olivier van Noortlaan 120
Vlaardingen, 3133 AT
Netherlands
PH: +31 (0) 649871021
Email: ashok2510@gmail.com

Background

  • Research Scientist at Unilever R&D Vlaardingen, The Netherlands (July 2009-till date)
    • Colloidal delivery systems of phytochemicals (such as polymeric nanoparticles, liposomes, microemulsions, micellar systems etc.)
  • Research scientist at Piramal Healthcare Limited, India (Oct 2007-June 2009)
    • Formulation development (specifically tastemasking and fast disintegrating dosage forms) and scale up stratergies.
  • Senior Research Fellow at University Institute of Chemical Technology (Oct 2004- Oct 2007)
    • Nanosized drug delivery system, Microemulsion/SMEDDS, Solubility enhancement, Gastro retentive drug delivery system, Synthesis and characterization of novel excipients.
  • Junior Research Fellow at University Institute of Chemical Technology (June 2002- Aug 2004)
    • Cyclodextrin based drug delivery system and solid dispersions.

Major Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Phamraceutics from University Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India
  • M. Pharm. Sci. in Medicinal Natural Products from University Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India

Major Publications

  1. Patel A.R. & Vavia P.R. J. Micro Encapsulation; 25:531-40 (2008).
  2. Patel A.R. & Vavia P.R. Ind. J. Experimental Biology 45: 166-174 (2007).
  3. Ashok Patel. Drug Discovery Plus international September/October Issue, pg 19-21, 2007.
  4. Ashok Patel. Current Science, 93,123-124, 2007.
  5. Ashok Patel. Drug Discovery Plus international September/October Issue, pg 19-21, 2007.

Services Offered

I am a free lance science writer and will be happy to write on any topics related to drug delivery system, nanotechnology, biotechnology and other related subjects. Any job of being a sub-editor of science magazine is also welcomed.

I am also looking for Post doctoral position in any of my areas of expertise.

Commercial Details

Fee Charging structure and rates

I will be happy to answer quick questions for free. Writing charges as per the policy of publishers.

Availability

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I prefer to be contacted by e-mail.

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Available

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