vivid experiences in pharma

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences (SPS) at Apeejay Stya University (ASU) conducted a questionnaire for students pursuing a career in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences to understand their dreams, goals and aspirations. We are pleased to see the response from our students. Let’s take a look at the excerptsof the discussion held with students that can inspire many minds across the nation.

NIPER and Jee Preparation

Three extraordinary students of the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences (SPS), Apeejay Stya University have made us proud by making it big in National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Joint Entrance Exam (NIPER JEE) 2021. The computer-based examination is held annually for admissions in postgraduate programmes offered in university for pharmacy courses like M.Pharm, MTech (Pharm), MBA (Pharm) and Ph.D. Devangi Sharma was ranked 108th overal, while Bipasha Hati and Kapil Bhardwaj were ranked 580th and 2000th, respectively. The three meritorious students from the 2017-21 batch offer their two cents on how to ace the entrance exam successfully.

There is an urgent need for more trained professionals who understand and are able to apply international regulatory standards. Courses at ASU prepare our students to operate under strict international regulatory norms. Recently many Indian manufacturing units are falling afoul of the US-FDA drug regulations. The latest to do so is the Indian subsidiary of the Canadian drug company Apotox. 

Article: 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An Indian subsidiary of Canadian drug company Apotex Inc manipulated laboratory data, retesting samples until the results were acceptable, according to a warning letter posted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on its website on Tuesday.

Read the source article at Business News

Stem cell behavior can be modified by manipulating the nanoscale properties of the material they are grown on -- improving the potential of regenerative medicine and tissue engineering as a result, researchers report. In this study, the researchers used tiny material patches known as nanopatches to alter the surface of the substrate and mimic the properties of a softer material.

This is the right way for state governments to deal with public health crisis - by tendering for generic quality medicines. Rather than artificially lowering prices that damages market systems, lead to poor quality medicines, and does not solve the prescription and distribution problem. 

From The New Indian Express: 

Free medicines are being provided to drug addicts in Punjab as part of a special de-addiction campaign being organised in the state.

 CHANDIGARH: Free medicines are being provided to drug addicts in Punjab as part of a special de-addiction campaign being organised in the state.

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