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Dr Rajan Rajabalaya Lecturer, Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Sa'adatul Bolkiah Institute of Health Sciences

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Dr Rajan Rajabalaya

Lecturer, Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Sa'adatul Bolkiah Institute of Health Sciences rajan.rajabalaya@ubd.edu.bn


ABOUT ME

Rajan Rajabalaya, PhD is Lecturer at the Institute of Health Sciences, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei. Prior to this he was Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Technology in different institutes in Malaysia (International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) and India. Dr Rajabalaya obtained his B. Pharm from The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai, India in 1998, M. Pharm and PhD from the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India in 2001 and 2009, respectively. Dr Rajabalaya’s research interests in the drug formulation and delivery system. He has published 24 peer reviewed scientific papers in his chosen scientific area and presented 18 conference abstracts at international conferences. He is the coeditor of 1 book in which he wrote 20 book chapters.
Dr Rajabalaya was awarded a Senior Research Fellowship by the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India (2006-2008) and qualified in a national level competitive examination of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE-98) specialising in Pharmaceutical Sciences where he secured the 65.45 percentile. In 1999 he was awarded the Junior Research Fellowship by the University Grants Commission (UGC), Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), New Delhi, India. Dr Rajabalaya is an effective teacher who strives to instill learning’s into his students. He is knowledgeable in the use of modern teaching and learning techniques that engages students in their own learning.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Transdermal drug delivery system
Ethosomes, Liposomes, Proniosomes, Liquid Crystal drug delivery systems
Nanoparticulate Delivery System and microencapsulation
Natural product development

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RECENT PUBLICATIONS

1. Rajan Rajabalaya, Sheba R David, Jestin Chellian, Gwee Xin Yun, Srikumar Chakravarthi. Transdermal delivery of oxybutynin chloride proniosomal gels for the treatment of overactive bladder. Drug Delivery. 2015, 3:1-10.
2. Ihsan N Zulkipli, Sheba R David, Rajan Rajabalaya, Adi Idris. Medicinal plants: a potential source of compounds for targeting cell division. Drug Target Insights. 2015; 9: 9 -19.
3. Sheba David, Rajan Rajabalaya, Eu Sheau Zhia. Development and In Vitro Evaluation of Self-Adhesive Matrix Type Transdermal Delivery of Ondansetron Hydrochloride. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical sciences. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 2015, 14 (2), 211-218.
4. Rajan Rajabalaya, Sheba David, Jasmina Khanam, Arunabha Nanda. Effect of platicizers on in vitro release and ex vivo permeation of chlorpheniramine maleate from ethyl cellulose polyvinyl pyrrolidone based matrix patches. Farmacia, 61 (5): 975 -990, 2013.
5. Hirak Kumar Mukhopadhyay, Sanjoy Kumar Das, Manas Bhowmik, Subhabrata Ray, Rajan Rajabalaya, Lakshmikanta Ghosh, Bijan Kumar Gupta. Preparation and characterization of polymethacrylate-based matrix microspheres of carbamazepine using solvent evaporation method. Farmacia 62 (1), 137-158, 2014.


TOP PUBLICATIONS

1. Rajan Rajabalaya, Sheba R David, Jestin Chellian, Gwee Xin Yun, Srikumar Chakravarthi. Transdermal delivery of oxybutynin chloride proniosomal gels for the treatment of overactive bladder. Drug Delivery. 2015, 3:1-10.
2. Kajal Ghosal, Aniruddha Chandra, Rajan Rajabalaya, Subrata Chakraborty, Arunabha Nanda. Mathematical modeling of drug release profiles for modified hydrophobic HPMC based hydrogels. Die Pharmazie, 67: 147- 155, 2012.
3. Rajan Rajabalaya, Sheba Rani Nakka David, Jasmina Khanam, Arunabha Nanada. Studies on the effect of plasticizer on in vitro release and ex vivo permeation from Eudragit E 100 based chlorpheniramine maleate matrix type transdermal delivery system. Journal of Excipients and Food Chemicals (SPARC European journal), 1 (2) 3-12, 2010.
4. Ihsan N Zulkipli, Sheba R David, Rajan Rajabalaya, Adi Idris. Medicinal plants: a potential source of compounds for targeting cell division. Drug Target Insights. 2015; 9: 9 -19.
5. Rajabalaya Rajan, Sheba Rani N.D, Kajal Ghosal, Sanjoy Kumar Das, Jasmina Khanam, Arunabha Nanada Design and in vitro evaluation of chlorpheniramine maleate from different eudragit based matrix patches: Effect of plasticizer and chemical enhancers. ARS Pharm, 50(4); 177-194, 2010.


GRANT DETAILS

Grant type: URG, Grant Number: UBD/PNC2/2/RG/1(317), Project Title: Development and evaluation of Exemestane liquid crystalline gel by topical delivery for the treatment of breast cancer, Investigators
Grant Type: URG, Grant Number: UBD/PNC2/2/RG/1(321), Project Title: Development and evaluation of self-adhesive matrix tape containing mupirocin for the prevention of exit site infections and peritonitis, Investigators
Grant Type: URG, Grant Number: UBD/PNC2/2/RG/1(322), Project Title: investigating the effects of Clinacanthus nutans extracts on cancer cell division, Investigators
Grant Type: URG, Grant Number: UBD/ORI/URC/RG(322)/U01, Project Title: Preferences, perspectives and burden of complementary and alternative medicine use and polypharmacy issues among community-dwelling older people living with chronic illness: a mixed methods study


RESEARCH OUTPUTS (PATENTS, SOFTWARE, PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS)

Novel drug delivery formulations


Industry, Institute, or Organisation Collaboration

Collaborate with Asia Metropolitan University, Malaysia, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.


SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, or ACADEMIC BENEFITS

Academic benefits - Book and journal publications