PHARMANEO 2017 -
International Conference on ‘Drug Delivery System of Phytoconstituents’ was
organized by Invertis Institute of Pharmacy, Invertis University, Bareilly,
U.P. India from 17th – 18th February 2017. The conference
was attended by more than 600 Delegates from the nation and globe. On first
day, The inauguration was chaired by Padmashree Nominated Dr. Syed Farooq,
President, the Himalaya Drug Company and graced as Guest of Honour by Dr. A. K.
Shukla (Director, Sarabhai Chemicals and COO, Vovantis Laboratories; Dr. S. K.
Palta (Advisor, DRE Inc. USA); Key Note Speaker Prof. A. P. Purohit (Professor
Emeritus, Bharatiya Vidyapeeth, Pune); Prof. Jagdish Rai (Vice Chancelllor,
Invertis University); Prof. Y. D. S. Arya (Pro VC, Invertis University); Sh. L.
P. Mishra (Retd. IG, UP Police and Director Administration, Invertis
University); Dr. R. K. Shukla (Dean, Engineering and Sciences, Invertis
University); Mr. Santosh Kumar (Registrar, Invertis University); Mr. Ajit Kumar
Yadav (Convener, Pharmaneo 2017); Prof. K. S. Laddha (Professor, Institute of
Chemical technology and Advisor, Total Herb Solutions, Mumbai); Dr. Hirdesh
Dixit (DGM, R & D, Cadila Pharma, Ahmedabad); Dr. Wahid Khan (NIPER,
Hyderabad); Dr. Atmaram Pawar (Dean, Poona College of Pharmacy, Pune) and Dr.
R. A. Gupta (President, IPA, UP State Branch).
session of conference started with a Key Note lecture by Prof. A. P. Purohit on
“Modern Pharmacognosy” and was followed by five plenary sessions covering
topics such as Extraction and Isolation of commercially important
Phytoconstituents – case studies; Improvisation of pharmaceutical properties of
bioactive molecules: Andrographolide; Effervescent formulations, importance and
challenges associated; Phyto-constituents in delivery of anticancer drugs.
Besides plenary sessions, poster session was also organized and student/delegates
showed tremendous participation.
On day second, the
presence of Guest of Honour Prof. S. H. Ansrari (Ex Vice Chancellor, Jamia
Hamdard University) was the attraction alongwith the gracious presence of
eminent scientists and speakers Dr. C. H. V. Rao (Principal Scientist, CSIR-
NBRI, Lucknow) and Dr. N. P. Yadav (Senior Scientist CSIR – CIMAP, Lucknow),
Dr. Sayeed Ahmed (Bioactive Natural Product Laboratory, Faculty of Pharmacy,
Jamia Hamdara University, Delhi); Dr. Amir Mirza (Senior Product Developer, New
Zealand Fulvic Ltd. New Zealand); and Dr. Satendra Kumar (Dabur R & D
Centre, Dabur India Ltd.). Plenary lectures were given on topics covering
Recent developments in Quality Standards and Drug Delivery systems for Herbal
Drugs, Herbal techniques and IPR for Entrepreneurs Development, Phytoconstituents
as active constituents for Drug Delivery, Chromatography and Quality control of
Herbal Drugs and Botanicals, Fulvic Acid in Health care Products, Clinical
research in India and sharing of 51 years of industry experience by Dr. Palta
with the students.
Pharmaneo 2017 was a blend of Industry Pioneers, elite Academicians and
valedictory function, Prof. Ansari was felicitated with Guest of Honour Memento
with Memento of Inveited Speakers to other Guests. Young Scientist Award was conferred
to Mr. Sunil Singh, Research Scholar, Mewar University and faculty of Oriental
College, Bhopal. Best Oral Presentation Award was achieved by Mr. Mayank Kulshreshtha of Babu Banarasi Das University,
Lucknow. Best poster presentation award was won by Mr. Chandan Kumar Singh (Ist
Position) of M. C. Saxena College of Pharmacy, Lucknow followed by Mr. Shubham Yadav
and Vandana (2nd Position) and Mr. Abhishek Raj Joshi (3rd
Position) of Invertis Institute of Pharmacy, Invertis University.
Efforts of Gold
Sponsor Mr. Mukt Saxena: Recent Scientific and Bio Sight, Bareilly and Silver
Sponsor Mr. Dharmesh Shah: Dolphin – The Pharmacy People, Mumbai and Team
Pharmaneo especially Dr. Sanjeev Maurya, Mr. Jatin Jaiswal, Mr. Himanshu Joshi
and other faculty members of Invertis University made the conference a
successful one. Vote of Thanks was delivered by Mr. Ajit Yadav.
Gautam, Chancellor, Invertis University, congratulated Team Pharmaneo for their