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Faculty & Staff Detail

Lipika Chablani, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor
Office: WEGPHR 341
Phone: (585) 899-3714
Education: Ph.D., Mercer University
M.S., Campbell University
B.S., Mumbai University

Chablani Lipika

Dr. Chablani comes to the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences with a B.S in Pharmacy from University of Mumbai, India. After completion of her B.S. in Pharmacy, she moved on to pursue a Master’s degree at Campbell University, School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, North Carolina. During her Master’s program she worked with the Research and Development team of GlaxoSmithKline (NC) to evaluate two Process Analytical Tools (PATs) to optimize granulation process for tablet manufacturing. She has successfully published a research paper in AAPS PharmSciTech journal on this collaborative thesis work. Dr. Chablani further graduated with a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Mercer University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2012. Her Ph.D. dissertation was focused on formulation and evaluation of particulate breast cancer vaccines. Dr. Chablani owns publications in distinguished journals for her research work at Mercer University. During her tenure at Mercer University, she also collaborated with Abbott Pharmaceuticals (IL) and Emory University (GA) for industrial and research projects. She also completed the ACPE accredited Pharmacy Teaching Certificate program at Mercer University in 2011.

Dr. Chablani is involved in co-teaching three courses at Wegmans School of Pharmacy: Applied Pharmaceutics, Principles of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmaceutics. Along with teaching, she plans to foster her research interests in the field of oncology and immunology as she continues her research against breast cancer. Dr. Chablani is also an active member of AAPS, AACP and Toastmasters International.


L Chablani, SA Tawde, A Akalkotkar, C D’Souza, P Selvaraj and MJ D’Souza. Formulation and evaluation of a particulate oral breast cancer vaccine. J Pharm Sci 2012 Oct; 101(10):3661-71.

SA Tawde, L Chablani, A Akalkotkar, M Chiriva-Internati, C D’Souza, P Selvaraj and MJ D’Souza Formulation and evaluation of oral microparticulate ovarian cancer vaccines. Vaccine 2012 Aug 17; 30(38):5675-81.

A Akalkotkar, SA Tawde, L Chablani and MJ D’Souza. Oral delivery of particulate prostate cancer vaccine: in vitro and in vivo evaluation. J Drug Target. 2012 May; 20(4):338-46.

L Chablani, SA Tawde and MJ D’Souza. Spray-dried microparticles: a potential vehicle for oral delivery of vaccines. J Microencapsul. 2012; 29(4):388-97.

L Chablani, MK Taylor, A Mehrotra, P Rameas and WC Stagner. Inline real-time near-infrared granule moisture measurements of a continuous granulation-drying-milling process. AAPS PharmSciTech. 2011 Dec; 12(4):1050-5.

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