Dr Anil Vangala

About

I received my Bachelor of Pharmacy (1997) and Master of Pharmacy (2000) degrees from India. I subsequently moved to the UK in 2002 and pursued my PhD, funded by the School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK, completing it in 2006. My research involved enhancing immunogenicity of plasmid DNA and subunit vaccines through surfactant based particulate systems (supervisor - Professor Yvonne Perrie). Following my PhD, I was appointed as a Teaching Fellow at the School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston University. In 2007, I moved to Kingston University to take up Lectureship position where I am currently a Senior Lecturer in pharmaceutics. I am also the Course Leader, since 2009, for MSc in Pharmaceutical Science and MSc in Pharmaceutical Science with Management Studies courses.

I lead a research team comprising both PhD and Master students working on a range of formulation and drug delivery research projects. I am an author of several scientific research publications (papers and abstracts) in reputed journals and have also contributed to book chapters. I act as a reviewer for several international journals such as International Journal of Pharmaceutics, European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy. I have acted as an examiner for several PhD and 'Masters by Research' theses to date. I am a Topic Editor of Pharmaceutics Journal (IF: 4.421)

I am a member of Race Equality Charter (REC) group, and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) group at Kingston University.

Academic responsibilities

Senior lecturer in Pharmaceutics

Qualifications

  • 2003-2006 PhD, Medicines Research Unit, School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK (Supervisor: Professor Yvonne Perrie).
  • 1998-2000 M. Pharmacy, The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • 1993-1997 B. Pharmacy, Gulbarga University, Karnataka, India.

Teaching and learning

Research

  • Advanced delivery and targeting of drugs and bioactive molecules using liposomes, niosomes and other lipid and polymer based particulate systems. 
  • Formulation of therapeutic peptides and proteins for oral and other extra-vascular delivery.
  • Formulation of vaccines including conventional, sub-unit and DNA vaccines using non-viral systems and other particulate adjuvants. 
  • Development of polymer based nanoparticles and trigger responsive in situ gels for ophthalmic delivery. 

Research student supervision

Main supervision

Other supervision

Publications

Number of items: 18.

Article

Easa, Najma, Alany, Raid G., Carew, Mark and Vangala, Anil (2019) A review of non-invasive insulin delivery systems for diabetes therapy in clinical trials over the past decade. Drug Discovery Today, 24(2), pp. 440-451. ISSN (print) 1359-6446

Fathalla, Zeinab M.A., Vangala, Anil, Longman, Michael, Khaled, Khaled A., Hussein, Amal K., El-Garhy, Omar H. and Alany, Raid G. (2017) Poloxamer-based thermoresponsive ketorolac tromethamine in situ gel preparations : design, characterisation, toxicity and transcorneal permeation studies. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 114, pp. 119-134. ISSN (print) 0939-6411

Fathalla, Zeinab A., Khaled, Khaled A., Hussein, Amal K., Alany, Raid G. and Vangala, Anil (2016) Formulation and corneal permeation of ketorolac tromethamine-loaded chitosan nanoparticles. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 42(4), pp. 514-524. ISSN (print) 0363-9045

Al-Kinani, Ali Athab, Naughton, Declan P., Calabrese, Gianpiero, Vangala, Anil, Smith, James R., Pierscionek, Barbara K. and Alany, Raid G. (2015) Analysis of 2-oxothiazolidine-4-carboxylic acid by hydrophilic interaction liquid chromatography: application for ocular delivery using chitosan nanoparticles. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 407(9), pp. 2645-2650. ISSN (print) 1618-2642

McNeil, S.E., Vangala, A., Bramwell, V.W., Hanson, P.J. and Perrie, Y. (2010) Lipoplexes formulation and optimization: in vitro transfection studies reveal no correlation with in vivo vaccination studies. Current Drug Delivery, 7(2), pp. 175-187. ISSN (print) 1567-2018

Kaur, R., Morris, R., Bencsik, M., Vangala, A., Rades, T. and Perrie, Y. (2009) Development of a Novel Magnetic Resonance Imaging Contrast Agent for Pressure Measurements Using Lipid-Coated Microbubbles. Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, 5(6), pp. 707-715. ISSN (print) 1550-7033

Morris, RH, Bencsik, M, Nestle, N, Galvosas, P, Fairhurst, D, Vangala, Anil, Perrie, Y and McHale, G (2008) Robust spatially resolved pressure measurements using MRI with novel buoyant advection-free preparations of stable microbubbles in polysaccharide gels. Journal of Magnetic Resonance, 193(2), pp. 159-167. ISSN (print) 1090-7807

Vangala, Anil, Bramwell, Vincent W., McNeil, Sarah, Christensen, Dennis, Agger, Else Marie and Perrie, Yvonne (2007) Comparison of vesicle based antigen delivery systems for delivery of hepatitis B surface antigen. Journal of Controlled Release, 119(1), pp. 102-110. ISSN (print) 0168-3659

Vangala, Anil, Kirby, Daniel, Rosenkrands, Ida, Agger, Else Marie, Andersen, Peter and Perrie, Yvonne (2006) A comparative study of cationic liposome and niosome-based adjuvant systems for protein subunit vaccines: characterisation, environmental scanning electron microscopy and immunisation studies in mice. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 58(6), pp. 787-799. ISSN (print) 0022-3573

Davidsen, Jesper [Research team head], Rosenkrands, Ida [Research team member], Christensen, Dennis [Research team member], Vangala, Anil [Research team member], Kirby, Daniel [Research team member], Perrie, Yvonne [Research team member], Agger, Else Marie [Research team member] and Andersen, Peter [Research team member] (2005) Characterization of cationic liposomes based on dimethyldioctadecylammonium and synthetic cord factor from M. tuberculosis (trehalose 6,6'-dibehenate) - A novel adjuvant inducing both strong CMI and antibody responses. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Biomembranes, 1718(1-2), pp. 22-31. ISSN (print) 0006-3002

Perrie, Y., Barralet, J.E., McNeil, S. and Vangala, A. (2004) Surfactant vesicle-mediated delivery of DNA vaccines via the subcutaneous route. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 284(1-2), pp. 31-41. ISSN (print) 0378-5173

Book Section

Wilkhu, Jitinder, Vangala, Anil, Mohammed, Afzal R. and Perrie, Yvonne (2013) Designing nonionic surfactant vesicles for the delivery of antigens for systemic and alternative delivery routes. In: Flower, Darren R. and Perrie, Yvonne, (eds.) Immunomic discovery of adjuvants and candidate subunit vaccines. New York, U.S. : Springer. pp. 205-232. (Immunomics reviews, (5)) ISBN 9781461450696

Al-Kinani, Ali A., Calabrese, Gianpiero, Vangala, Anil, Naughton, Declan and Alany, Raid G. (2012) Nanotechnology in ophthalmic drug delivery. In: Souto, Eliana B., (ed.) Patenting nanomedicines: legal aspects, intellectual property and grant opportunities. Berlin, Germany : Springer. pp. 277-303. ISBN 9783642292644

Perrie, Y., Ali, H., Kirby, D. H., Afzal, M., McNeil, S. E. and Vangala, Anil (2010) Environmental Scanning Electron Microscope imaging of vesicle systems. In: Weissig, Volkmar, (ed.) Liposomes Methods and Protocols: Biological Membrane Models. London, U.K. : Humana Press. pp. 319-331. (Methods in Molecular Biology, 606(2)) ISSN (print) 1064-3745 ISBN 9781607614463

Conference or Workshop Item

Al-Kinani, A., Vangala, A., Naughton, D., Pierscionek, B., Calabrese, G. and Alany, R. (2013) Development and validation of a new HPLC method for quantification of (R)-(−)-2-oxothiazolidine-4-carboxylic acid in simulated aqueous humor. In: American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting and Exposition; 10-14 Nov 2013, San Antonio, USA. (Unpublished)

Al-Kinani, A., Abbas, Z., Calabrese, G., Pierscionek, B., Vangala, A., Naughton, D. and Alany, R. (2013) N-glycerol alkyl chitosan submicron particles as drug delivery systems: formulation and characterization studies. In: American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting and Exposition; 10-14 Nov 2013, San Antonio, USA. (Unpublished)

Al-Kinani, A. A., Naughton, D., Pierscionek, B., Vangala, A., Swinden, J., Calabrese, G. and Alany, R. (2013) Separation and quantification of methionine in simulated aqueous humor using capillary electrophoresis. In: American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting and Exposition; 10-14 Nov 2013, San Antonio, USA. (Unpublished)

Al-Kinani, A.A., Calabrese, G., Naughton, D.P., Pierscionek, B.K., Swinden, J., Vangala, A. and Alany, R. G. (2013) Separation and quantification of cystine and cysteine in simulated aqueous humor using capillary electrophoresis. In: 40th Annual Meeting & Exposition of the Controlled Release Society; 21-24 July 2013, Honolulu, USA.

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