Dr.Moumita Das Kirtania, PhD (Pharmacy)

Dr. Moumita Das Kirtania

Present Position: Associate Professor

Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, School of Medical Sciences

E-mail: moumita.das@adamasuniversity.ac.in


  • PhD (Pharmacy, Jadavpur University)
  • Pharm in Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University
  • Pharm in Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University

Research Key Areas:

  • Colon targeted drug delivery systems
  • Herbal drug formulations
  • Transdermal drug delivery
  • Floating drug delivery

Research Highlights:

  • Senior Research Fellowship from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research for a period of 4 years
  • Seed grant received from Adamas University for carrying out research work.


  • Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Adamas University, India, since Feb 2021
  • Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy, Adamas University, India, 2018-Feb 2021.
  • Senior Research Fellow, Jadavpur University 2011-2017
  • Assistant Professor, NSHM College of Pharmaceutical Technology, India, 2008-2011
  • Technical Trainee in Formulation Research and Development, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd, Hyderabad, India, 2007-2008

Research Publication (s):

  • Number of research papers published in International refereed journals: 15
  • Number of invited Book-Chapters: 7

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Selected Publication (s):

  1. Moumita Das, Ghosh LK, Patra P, Kumar R, Kumar S. Matrix Tablets Of 5-Aminosalicylic Acid For Possible Treatment Of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Affecting The Small And Large Intestines. International Journal of Pharm Tech Research, Vol.5, No.2, 2013, pp 712-717.
  2. Moumita Das, Ghosh LK. Evaluation of polymers for compression coating of 5-aminosalicylic acid matrix tablets for colon targeting. Int J Pharm PharmSci, Vol 5, Suppl 3, 2013, pp 122-125.
  3. Kumar S, Moumita Das, Gupta KS, Kumar R, Chongdar A, Ghosh LK. Design, development, optimization and evaluation of gastro-retentive floating tablets of atenolol. Der Pharmacia Lettre 5 (3), 436-456
  4. Ghosh B, Roy S, Moumita Das. Formulation, development and optimization of mouth dissolving tablets of Rizatriptan benzoate. J Pharmaceut Investig. Vol. 45 (6), 2015, pp 593-600.
  5. Moumita Das, Ghosh B, Sen S and Ghosh LK. Formulation and Optimization of Controlled Release 5-Fluorouracil Tablets for Colonic Delivery. J Young Pharm. Vol. 9(2), 2017, pp 192-196.
  6. Sen S, Moumita Das, Ghosh B, Ghosh LK. Design, development and in vitro evaluation of sequentially optimized mesalamine tablets for optimum colonic delivery. Future J Pharm Sci. Vol. 4(1), 2018, pp 8-13.
  7. Ghosh B, Mishra N, Bose P, Moumita Das Development, evaluation and optimization of osmotic controlled tablets of Aceclofenac for Rheumatoid arthritis management. Drug Delivery Letters. Vol. 9(1), 2019, pp 29-36.
  8. Ghosh B, Chatterjee A, Moumita Das Kirtania, Chattopadhyay S, Development of Cinnarizine Microballoons by Sequential Simplex Optimization and In Vivo Imaging by Gamma Scintigraphy. Current Drug Therapy 2020; 15(4): 369-380. (DOI: 10.2174/1574885514666191119105908).

Research Projects:

  1. Principle investigator of the AU seed funded project titled “Investigations of whole or fractions of natural gums to find their suitability in various categories of pharmaceutical excipients for drug delivery and chemical modifications of such gums.”
  2. Co-investigator of the seed funded project titled “Development of nature-inspired hydrogel based formulation for cutaneous wound healing” alongwith Dr. Anwesha Barik.

Research Patents:

  1. German Patent on “A Formulation for Preparation and evaluation of crosslinked chitosan composites using a novel inorganic agent for colon targeted delivery.” Deutsches Patent- und Markenamt; Application No.- G11430DE

Award/ Academic Recognition/ Major Professional Activity:

  • Awarded the “Best Teacher Award” by Adamas University in Adamas Dialogue, December 2020.
  • Awarded the “Women Researcher Award” by INSO awards, International Research Awards on Science, Technology and management