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Dr. Smita Bonde

Dr. Smita Bonde

Associate Professor & Section Head: Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance
M. Pharm, Ph.D.


Areas of specialization:
Quality Assurance, TQM

Additional Qualification: MBA

Experience:16 years

Interest areas:

  • Film Coating, Organogel, Liposome, nanoparticles
  • Transdermal, Parenteral, targeted drug delivery
  • Optimization and Quality by Design


  • Received International Travel Grant from AICTE to attend the CRS conference at Boston, MA, USA 16/07/17 to 19/7/17.

  • Received Research seed grant from NMIMS University, 2016-17 & 2017-18.

  • Received Certificate of Excellence for scientific oral presentation on the topic "Exploring Pathways to the Pharmaceutical Market” in the World Congress on Drug Discovery and Development, 23rd -25th Nov 2016, Bengaluru, India.

  • Received certificate for outstanding teaching from director, NMIMS Shirpur Campus. 2012-2013.

  • Best Minor Research project Award to a project guided. 2013.

  • Received International Travel Grant from SVKM’S NMIMS to attend the conference at Kaula Lumpur, Malaysia on 09/12/2011-12/12/2011.

  • Invited as Chairperson, for symposium, "Regulatory Science and Basic /Clinical (BA/BE) Study”, at Asian Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences Conference 2011. 9-12 Dec, at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  • Recommended by DST for International Travel Grant to attend the CRS conference at Washington, USA between 31/07/2011-3/08/2011.

  • Received AICTE Fellowship for M.Pharm (2003-05)

  • Qualified GATE 2003

Projects:03 research seed grant projects from NMIMS

  1. Design and evaluation of dual drug loaded liposomes for enhanced breast cancer therapy
  2. Isoniazid Loaded, Lectin-Functionalized Chitosan Nanoparticles for Better Management of Tuberculosis
  3. Development of Temozolomide and Curcumin-loaded Dual Liposomes for Nose to Brain Delivery


Industrial Collaboration: 04

  • Quality control of stents, MIV Therapeutics India (Pvt) Ltd (2019-21)
  • Toxicity study of Opthalmic preparation Ajanta Pharma Ltd, Mumbai. (2019-21)
  • Developed Herbal Hand Sanitizer and MOU signedwith Mr Umesh Ahuja for Scale-up & commercialization of the product (June 2019)
  • Developed Calorie product for Meridian Enterprises pvt. Ltd. (2014)

Number of Publications: 29

Recent Publications:

  1. Trivedi, R., Umekar, M., Kotagale, N., Bonde, S., & Taksande, J. Design, evaluation and in vivo pharmacokinetic study of a cationic flexible liposomes for enhanced transdermal delivery of pramipexole Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, 2021, 61, 102313.

  2. Kiran Dayaram Patil, S. (2020). QbD-Enabled Stability-Indicating Assay Method for the Estimation of Linezolid in Newly Developed Gelatin Nanoparticles for Anti-tubercular Therapy Chromatographia, 2020, 83,963–973.

  3. Patil, K., Bagade, S., & Bonde, S. In-vitro and ex-vivo characterization of novel mannosylated gelatin nanoparticles of linezolid by quality-by-design approach Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, 2020, 60, 101976.

  4. Patil, K., Bagade, S., & Bonde, S. Biodistribution, pharmacokinetics and toxicity evaluation of mannosylated gelatin nanoparticles of linezolid for anti-tubercular therapy Materials Technology, 2020 1–9.

  5. R. P. Bhole, C. G. Bonde, S. C. Bonde, R. V. Chikhale & R. D. Wavhale Pharmacophore model and atom-based 3D quantitative structure activity relationship (QSAR) of human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1) capsid assembly inhibitors, Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, 2020, DOI: 10.1080/07391102.2020.1715258

  6. Smita Bonde, Kiran Tambe, Lectin coupled liposomes for pulmonary delivery of salbutamol sulphate for better management of asthma: Formulation development using QbD approach Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology 54 (2019) 101336

  7. Smita Bonde, Chandrakant Bonde, Bala Prabhakar, Quality by design based development and validation of HPLC method for simultaneous estimation of paclitaxel and vinorelbine tartrate in dual drug loaded liposomes, Microchemical Journal, 2019(149) 1-9.

  8. Smita Bonde, Kiran Patil, Shashikant Bagade, Sanjay Sharma, Gaurav Saraogi, Recent therapeutic approaches for the management of tuberculosis: Challenges and opportunities, Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, 99 (2018) 735–745.

  9. Smita Bonde Nisarg Mavani, Chandrakant Bonde, Formulation, Optimization and Evaluation of Organogel for Topical Delivery of Acyclovir, Current Drug Delivery 2018 15(3):397-405.

  10. Smita Bonde, Chandrakant Bonde, Jineet Kumar Gawad, Application of Quality by Design for Development and Validation of RP-HPLC Method for Lercanidipine Hydrochloride, Asian Journal of Chemistry, 2017 29(12) 2785-2793.

  11. Smita Bonde, Sukanya Nair, Advances in Liposomal Drug Delivery System: Fascinating Types and Potential Applications, International journal of applied Pharmaceutics, 2017, 9(3),

  12. Smita Bonde, Chandrakant Bonde, Sumit Labhashetwar, Novel Approaches of Targetting Mycobacterium Tuberculosis-Formulation Perspective, International Journal of Informative & Futuristic Research 2017, 4(5), 6204-21.

  13. Smita Bonde, Kiran Tambe, A review on: Applications of pharmaceutical quality by design in product development, World Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2017, 5(1): 58-70.

Invitations as resource person:
  1. Delivered an invited research talk on the topic " Design and Development of liposomal drug Delivery system”, in AICTE-ISTE Sponsored One Week INDUCTION/REFRESHER PROGRAMME on "Current Trends in Drug Discovery and Formulation Development” organized by Parul University.
  2. Delivered research talk on 13th Jan, 2018, in a university day celebration programme. The topic of presentation was, dual drug loaded liposomes for cancer treatment.
  3. Delivered a talk on the topic "Introduction to Concepts and elements of QbD” in: Two day’s workshop on QbD & Hands on Training on DOE held on 6th & 7th October 2017, organized by SPTM Shirpur & Zim Laboratories Ltd. Nagpur.
  4. Delivered a talk and conducted workshop on flipped class room in FDP, in: One week Faculty Development Programme on "Modernizing Teaching practices in Pharma education”, organized by School of Pharmacy and Technology Management, held between 3rd to7thApril 2017.
  5. Delivered a Talk on "Microbilogical assay of Antibiotics” in: Interschool workshop on microbiological Techniques, held on 1stJuly 2016 at SPTM Shirpur
  6. Judge for Scientific Poster evaluation in: National Pharmaceutical Conference organized by School of Pharmacy and Technology management, Jan 2014.
  7. Judge for Oral presentations Evaluation in: International conference on "New horizons in the field of nanomedicine” held at SPTM Shirpur November 2017.
  8. Judge for Scientific Poster presentation in: Asian Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences Conference 2011"Trends in Pharmaceutical Sciences in Asia: Drug Discovery and Product Development” Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel, Malaysia.

International Conference Research presentations:

  1. Research paper entitled "Isoniazid Loaded, Lectin-Functionalized Chitosan Nanoparticles for Better Management of Tuberculosis” presented in annual meeting of controlled release society, Valencia, Spain July 2019,
  2. Research paper entitled "Design, Optimization & Evaluation of Dual Drug Loaded Liposomes, for Breast Cancer Treatment” presented in Controlled Release Society Annual Meet, Boston USA, July 2017
  3. Research paper entitled "Formulation and Evaluation of Ethosomes for Antiviral Drug Delivery” presented in Asian Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences Conference Trends in Pharmaceutical Sciences in Asia: Drug Discovery and Product Development” Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Dec. 2011

Professional memberships:

  • Life member of Association of Pharmacy Teachers of India
  • Life Member of Indian Society of Technical Education
  • Registered Pharmacist (Maharashtra State Pharmacy Council) (57778)
  • Controlled Release Society (2011-12)(2017-18)(2019-20)

Other achievements/ Trainings:

  • Certificate Course completed in Introduction to Cancer Biology Johns Hopkins University on Coursera. (6 weeks - Dec 2019)
  • Certificate course in Business Analytics (two weeks –May 2019)
  • Certificate course completed in Teach English Now! Second Language Listening, Speaking, and Pronunciation by Arizona State University on Coursera. (6 Weeks- Oct 2018)
  • Completed SAS training for Base SAS (one week- June 2017) and Predictive modelling (One week July 2017)

Official email ID:

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