Prasad Balasaheb Walke

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Prasad Walke, born in Nanded district of Maharashtra state in India belongs to pharmaceutical field by profession.
He earned his Bachelor of Pharmacy (2010) and Master of Pharmacy with specialization in Pharmaceutics (2012) degrees from University of Pune, Pune, India. His master’s thesis project was an industrial research project carried out at the department of ‘Innovative drug delivery research’ of Abbott Healthare Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai, India under the guidance of Dr. Sanjay Boldahne and mentored by Dr. Jayant Khandare.
After receiving the M.Pharm title, he joined Piramal Healthcare Ltd., Mumbai, an Indian NCE (new molecular entity) research organization, as Research associate in the department of Pharma R&D. (2012-2013). Being a part of Preclinical group, he was responsible to provide formulations for the animal studies of new drugs (which involved safety, efficacy and toxicity studies carried out at DMPK and TOX department).
After working on novel drug delivery techniques such as hot melt extrusion, spray drying for newly developed anti-cancer, anti-diabetic and anti-inflammatory molecules, he moved to Getz Pharma Research Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai, an Indian CRO (contract research organization) as Research Associate in the department of Formulation Development. There, he worked for some of the renown pharma companies from Europe and USA on the development of formulations (as finished products), which mainly involved Opthalmic Solutions and Suspensions, Controlled release tablets, Topical micro-emulsion based gels (emulgels), and granules for rehydration (fluid bed granulation). He also has an experience of scale up for ophthalmic solutions and Tablets.
He joined SPSE in November 2014 as PhD fellow and since then he is working on the fundamentals of nanoparticle formation using our Rapid solvent shifting technique.

Education

  • 2010-2012: M.Pharm (Pharmaceutics) , University of Pune (India), Thesis Title: Study of Oral Lipid Based Formulations through Design and Evaluation of Self Microemulsifying Tablet.

  • 2006-2010: B.Pharm University of Pune (India).

Professional Experience

  • 2011-2012: Project Intern (For Masters Project Work): Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, India.

  • 2012-2013: Research Associate: Piramal Healthcare Ltd., Mumbai, India. 

  • 2013-2014: Research Associate: Getz Pharma Reseach Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, India.