Dr. Nivesh K. Mittal, Ph.D.

Nivesh Mittal
Dr. Mittal has a PhD in formulation development from the University of Tennessee, Memphis, and his bachelors and masters are in biotechnology. Currently he is serving as Research Scientist at the Plough Centre for Sterile Drug Delivery Solutions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He has more than 9 years research experience in the field of nanotechnology based targeted drug delivery systems, development of lyophilization cycles for parenteral drug products, and pre-formulation and formulation development of poorly soluble drug molecules. He is considered a subject matter expert on the lyophilization of liposomes and other nanoparticulate drug delivery systems. He has several publications including a pending patent for liposomes for hematological malignancies. He has industrial experience in the development of novel drug delivery systems and leads the quality control efforts for the sterile manufacturing of aseptic drug products for pre-clinical, clinical and small-scale commercial products. He trains professionals from industry in the in process and release testing of sterile drug products. He is an expert in the development of validated HPLC assays for analytical and stability testing of drug products. Dr. Mittal’s experience and expertise of formulation, manufacturing and analysis of sterile drug products make him an essential part of the team at The Plough Center. 

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