Alekha K. Dash, RPh, PhD
Alekha K. Dash, RPh, PhD

Alekha K. Dash, RPh, PhD

Professor
Endowed Chair, Gilbert F. Taffe, Jr. Endowed Chair - Holder of Gilbert F. Taffe, Jr. Endowed Chair
Chair, Department of Pharmacy Sciences - Chair, Department of Pharmacy Sciences, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska.
Associate Dean, Research - Associate Dean for Research, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska.
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Pharmacy Sciences

Position

  • Professor

Secondary Appointment

  • School of Medicine

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Mohapatra, S.K. and Dash, A.K., Chapter 12: Special Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery Systems, in Pharmaceutics: Basic Principles and Application to Pharmacy Sciences (2013), Eds. AK Dash, S Singh and J Tolman, Elsevier, 2013, 273-303, 2013
  • Dash, A.K., Chapter 8: Solid Dosage Forms, in Pharmaceutics: Basic Principles and Application to Pharmacy Sciences (2013), Eds. AK Dash, S Singh and J Tolman, Elsevier, 2013, 161-180, 2013
  • Dash, A.K., Chapter 7: Drug, Dosage Form and Drug Delivery Systems, in Pharmaceutics: Basic Principles and Application to Pharmacy Sciences (2013), Eds. AK Dash, S Singh and J Tolman, Elsevier, 2013, 153-159, 2013
  • Singh S. and Dash, A.K., Chapter 3: Physical Properties, Their Determination and Importance in Pharmaceutics, in Pharmaceutics: Basic Principles and Application to Pharmacy Sciences (2013), Eds. AK Dash, S Singh and J Tolman, Elsevier, 2013, 51-84, 2013
  • Dash, A.K., Khurana, J., Singh, S., Multiple Emulsions: An overview and Pharmaceutical Applications in Colloids in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnological Applications, Edited by Monzer Fanun, Ph.D. CRC Press, 2010, Surfactant Science Series, CRC Press- Taylor and Francis Group, 148, 177-202, 2013

Articles

  • Munt, D. J., Grana, A., Hulce, M., Fusaro, R. M., Dash, A. K. Effect of Simultaneous Administration of Dihydroxyacetone on the Diffusion of Lawsone Through Various In Vitro Skin Models, AAPS PharmSciTech, (9 pages), 2015
  • Chandratre, S. S., Dash, A. K. Multifunctional nanoparticles for prostate cancer therapy, AAPS PharmSciTech, 16, 98-107, 2015
  • Dhapare, S. S., Dash, A. K. Effect of differential drying techniques on PLGA nanoparticles containing hydrophobic and hydrophilic anticancer agents, Therapeutic Delivery, 6, 27-39, 2015
  • Mistry, P. H., Mohapatra, S. K., Dash, A. K. Effect of high-pressure homogenization and stabilizers on the physicochemical properties of curcumin-loaded glycerol monooleate/chitosan nanostructures, Nanomedicine, 7, 1863-1876, 2012
  • Trickler, W. J., Munt, D. J., Jain, N., Joshi, S. S., Dash, A. K. Antitumor efficacy, tumor distribution and blood pharmacokinetics of chitosan/glyceryl-monooleate nanostructures containing paclitaxel, Nanomedicine, 6, 437-448, 2011
  • Pandit, A. A., Dash, A. K. Surface-modified solid lipid nanoparticulate formulation for ifosfamide: development and characterization, Nanomedicine, 6, 1397-1412, 2011
  • Trickler, W. J., Khurana, J., Nagvekar, A. A., Dash, A. K. Chitosan and Glyceryl Monooleate Nanostructures Containing Gemcitabine: Potential Delivery System for Pancreatic Cancer Treatment, AAPS PharmSciTech, 11, 392-401, 2010
  • Trickler, W. J., Nagvekar, A. A., Dash, A. K. The In vitro Sub-cellular Localization and In vivo Efficacy of Novel Chitosan/GMO Nanostructures containing Paclitaxel, Pharmaceutical research, 26, 1963, 2009
  • Destache, C. J., Belgum, T., Christensen, K., Shibata, A., Sharma, A., Dash, A. Combination antiretroviral drugs in PLGA nanoparticle for HIV-1, BMC infectious diseases, 9, 198, 2009
  • Singh, S., Dash, AK Paclitaxel in Cancer Treatment: Perspectives and Prospects of its Delivery Challenges, Critical reviews in therapeutic drug carrier systems, 26, 333-372, 2009
  • Nagvekar, Ankita A., Trickler, William J., Dash, Alekha K. Current Analytical Methods Used in the In Vitro Evaluation of Nano-Drug Delivery Systems, Current Pharmaceutical Analysis, 5, 358-366, 2009
  • Singh, Somnath, Dash, Alekha K. Radioprotectants: basic concepts, current status and future directions, Drugs of the Future, 33, 681-689, 2008
  • Trickler, W. J., Nagvekar, A. A., Dash, A. K. A novel nanoparticle formulation for sustained paclitaxel delivery, AAPS PharmSciTech, 9, 486-493, 2008
  • Fernandes, P. P., Maniar, M., Dash, A. K. Development and validation of a sensitive liquid chromatographic method for the analysis of a novel radioprotectant: ON 01210.Na, Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 43, 1796-1803, 2007
  • Jauhari, S., Dash, A. K. A mucoadhesive in situ gel delivery system for paclitaxel, AAPS PharmSciTech, 7, 53, 2006
  • Panyam, J., Williams, D., Dash, A., Leslie-Pelecky, D., Labhasetwar, V. Solid-state solubility influences encapsulation and release of hydrophobic drugs from PLGA/PLA nanoparticles, Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 93, 1804-1814, 2004
  • Ganguly, S., Dash, A. K. A novel in situ gel for sustained drug delivery and targeting, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 276, 83-92, 2004
  • Mo, Y., Dobberpuhl, D., Dash, A. K. A simple HPLC method with pulsed EC detection for the analysis of creatine, Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 32, 125-132, 2003
  • Owens, H. M., Dash, A. K. Ceftriaxone Sodium: Comprehensive Profile, Profiles of Drug Substances, Excipients and Related Methodology, 20, 21-57, 2003
  • Dash, A. K., Sawhney, A. A simple LC method with UV detection for the analysis of creatine and creatinine and its application to several creatine formulations, Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 29, 939-945, 2002
  • Chigurupati, N., Saiki, L., Gayser, C., Dash, A. K. Evaluation of red cabbage dye as a potential natural color for pharmaceutical use, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 241, 293-299, 2002
  • Dash, A. K., Khin-Khin, A., Suryanarayanan, R. X-ray powder diffractometric method for quantitation of crystalline drug in microparticulate systems. I. Microspheres, Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 91, 983-990, 2002
  • Dash, A. K., Mo, Y., Payne, A. Solid-state properties of creatine monohydrate, Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 91, 708-718, 2002
  • Dash, A. K., Miller, D. W., Huai-Yan, H., Carnazzo, J., Stout, J. R. Evaluation of creatine transport using Caco-2 monolayers as an in vitro model for intestinal absorption, Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 90, 1593-1598, 2001
  • Destache, C. J., Pakiz, C. B., Larsen, C., Owens, H., Dash, A. K. Cerebrospinal fluid penetration and pharmacokinetics of levofloxacin in an experimental rabbit meningitis model, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 47, 611-615, 2001
  • Fan, H. Y., Dash, A. K. Effect of cross-linking on the in vitro release kinetics of doxorubicin from gelatin un-plants, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 213, 103-116, 2001
  • Dash, Alekha K., Brittain, Harry G. Correction: Mesalamine (Table 6 was missing), Analytical Profiles of Drug Substances and Excipients, 27, 379-381, 2001
  • Dash, A. K, Elmquist, W. F. Fluconazole, Analytical Profiles of Drug Substances and Excipients, 27, 67-113, 2001
  • Dash, A. K., Brittain, H. G. Mesalamine, Analytical Profiles of Drug Substances and Excipients, 25, 209-242, 1998

Awards and Honors

  • Mucoadhesive Nanoparticles For Cancer Treatment (A. Dash and W. Trickler) Filled on October 26, 2006. Issued US Patent 20100323977., 2007
  • Hydroxyapatite Based Drug Delivery Implant for Cancer Treatment; US Patent # 6767550, July 2004., 2004
  • Trademark registration (Reg. No. 3,687,057) on “NANOME™”. Registered on Sept 22, 2009., 2009