Asish Dutta
Department Chair & Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
School of Pharmacy
Bunting Hall (BUN) 244
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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences 


  • Ph.D. Pharmaceutics - The University of Mississippi, University, MS, 2006 
  • B.S. Pharmacy, Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India, 1996

Research Interests

  • Physicochemical Characterization of New Chemical Entities (NCEs) in solid- and solution-state
  • Drug-excipient interactions
  • Solubility and permeability enhancement
  • Formulation and Process Development of solid, semi-solid and liquid dosage forms
  • Analytical method development and validation
  • Herbal Dietary Supplements


  • Dutta AK, Avery BA, WyandtCM. Development and Validation of a Stability-Indicating Reversed Phase High Performance Liquid Chromatography Method for NPC 1161C, A Novel 8-aminoquinoline Antimalarial Drug. J Chromatography A., 2006; 1110: 35-45.
  • Dutta AK, Williamson JS, Wyandt CM. Solution-State Characterization of Inclusion Complexes of 8-Aminoquinoline with Sulfobutylether beta-Cyclodextrin Using Phase Solubility and Isothermal Titration Calorimetry. AAPS Journal. 2005; 7(S2) Abstract T3150.
  • Dutta AK, Williamson JS, Wyandt CM. The Use of Isothermal Titration Calorimetry to Study the Complexation of 8-Aminoquinoline with Hydroxypropyl beta-Cyclodextrin and Sulfobutylether beta-Cyclodextrin. AAPS Journal. 2005; 7(S2) Abstract T3151.
  • Dutta AK, Wyandt CM. Binary Phase Complexation of a weak base with Hydroxypropyl Beta-cyclodextrin in aqueous and buffer media. AAPS Journal. 2004; 6(4) Abstract M1190.
  • Dutta AK, Desai P, Stodghill SP et al. Complexation of Hydroxypropyl Beta-cyclodextrin with a Novel Antimalarial drug, 8-Aminoquinoline. J PharmSci. 2003; 5(4) Abstract M1194.
  • Dutta AK, Avery BA, Wyandt CM. Preformulation Studies of an 8- Aminoquinoline Derivative, a Novel Anti-malarial Drug - II. J PharmSci. 2002; 4(4) Abstract T2335.

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

  • American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)
  • Southern Regional Discussion Group (SRDG)-AAPS