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

Alekha K. Dash, RPh, PhD

Professor
Endowed Chair, Gilbert F. Taffe, Jr. Endowed Chair
Chair, Department of Pharmacy Sciences
Associate Dean, Research
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

Publications

  • Pandit, A., Mistry, P., Dib, P., Nikolaidis, A., Dash, A.K., Equilibrium Solubility Studies of Creatine Nitrate, Creatine Monohydrate and Buffered Creatine. AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition 2010, New Orleans, LA, November 14-November 18, 2010., 2010

Awards and Honors

  • Trademark registration (Reg. No. 3,687,057) on “NANOME™”. Registered on Sept 22, 2009., 2009
  • 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