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Divyakumar Bora

Research Scientist


Experience of 7.2 Years in Formulations Development Solid Orals for Regulated Market.

Experience of 505 (b) 2 products.

Worked on NDDS formulations like SR/ER formulations.

Patents & Publications

Patent application entitled “Extended Release Formulations of Desvenlafaxine Base Published WO2011141791

Research paper entitled “Enteric Coated Tablets of Drug Loaded Chitosan Microspheres for Colon Specific Drug Delivery System”, Published in Asian Journal of Pharmaceutics Vol. I, 4, Oct-Dec. 2007, 202-207.

Research work entitled “Taste mask, design & evaluation of oral formulation of Diphenhydramine HCL using ion exchange resins as carriers”, Published in AAPSPharmSciTech Vol. 9, 2, June 2008, 557-562 (DOI: 10.1208/s12249-008-9056-6).

Research Paper entitled “Taste Masking by Spray Drying Technique”, Published inAAPSPharmSciTechVol. 9, 4, December 2008, 1159-1164 (DOI: 10.1208/s12249-008-9154-5).


A career in pharmaceutical research and development where I can utilize as well as expand

preformulation and formulation development knowledge and experience for life cycle

management with emphasis on developing novel patentable concepts those are safe, cost

effective and cater the present business needs of industry.


Ranked 1st in Allana College of Pharmacy in M. Pharm University exam 2008.

Ranked 3rd in Shree Bhagwan College of Pharmacy in B. Pharm University exam 2005.

Represented Allana College of Pharmacy at IPC 2007.

Paper accepted for Presentation at Controlled Release Society, Indian Chapter, 2008.


Job Responsibilities: -

Literature review and Literature summary.

Patent review and patent summary.

Preformulation study.

Benchmark study and tooling finalization.

Labscale development of prototype formula.

Product optimization and stability study as per ICH guideline.

Preparation of pilotbio batch at PDL.

Review and discussion of executive summary of BE/Proofing study.

Preparation of MFR, Optimization protocol, stability protocol.

Documentation as per module 2 and 3 as per CTD format.

Scale-up, technology transfer and execution of pivotal batches.

Work experience

Aug 2012Present

Associate Scientist

Lupin Ltd
Formulations Development
May 2015Present

Research Scientist

Lupin Ltd

Formulations Development

Jan 2012Aug 2012

Executive - Post Approval Changes

Sandoz Pvt. Ltd.

Post Approval Changes

Jul 2010Dec 2011

Research Associate

Unichem Laboratories Ltd.

Formulations Development

Jan 2009Jul 2010

Research Scientist

Alembic Ltd.

Formulation Development

Aug 2008Jan 2009

Trainee Research Associate

Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Formulations Development



M. Pharm

Allana College of Pharmacy, Pune



B. Pharm

Shri Bhagavan College of Pharmacy, Aurangabad



D. Pharm

Anand College of Pharmacy, Ahmednagar