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Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Admissions
Office of the Dean
751 Brookside Road
Stockton, CA 95207
Mailing - 3601 Pacific Avenue Stockton, CA 95211

Bhaskara R. Jasti, M. Pharm., Ph.D.

Department of Pharmaceutics and Medicinal Chemistry

Phone: 209.946.3162
Email: bjasti@pacific.edu

Research Interests

  • Design of controlled Release Dosage forms: Oral mucosal delivery of drugs
  • Design of targeted drug delivery systems
  • In vitro in vivo correlation
  • Effect of alcohol and food on drug absorption
  • Intracellular delivery of drugs

Dr. Bhaskara Jasti earned his bachelor of pharmacy from Kakatiya University in Warangal in 1987 and his master of pharmacy from Jadavpur Univeristy in Culcutta in 1989. He earned his doctor of philosophy from the Pacific in 1995. Dr. Jasti joined the Pacific Pharmacy family in 2001.

He was named Fellow of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists in 2009 making him the first at Pacific to receive this honor. Dr. Jasti was also selected as the Faculty Research Lecturer in 2010.

Aly A. Abdelbary, Ahmed H. Elshafeey, Mohamed El-Nabarawi, Abdelhalim Elassasy, Xiaoling Li and Bhaskara Jasti ‘95, "Comparative In Vivo Evaluation of Aripiprazole Coprecipitate, Nanoparticles and Marketed Tablets in Healthy Human Volunteers and In Vitro-In Vivo Correlation" Current Trends in Biotechnology and Pharmacy, 2011: 6(3), 1274-80.

Noymi Yam, Xiaoling Li and Bhaskara Jasti ‘95, "Interactions of Topiramate with Polyethylene Glycol 8000 in Solid State with Formation of New Polymorph" International Journal of Pharmaceutics 2011: 411 (1-2), pp. 86-91, PMID 21443938.

Phanidhara Kotamraj, Wade A. Russu, Bhaskara Jasti ‘95, Jay Wu and Xiaoling Li. Novel Integrin-Targeted Binding-Triggered Drug Delivery System for Methotrexate. Pharmaceutical Research 2011, 28:3208-3219 (DOI 10.1007/s11095-011-0495-5).

Kulkarni, U., Mahalingam, R., Pather, I., Li, X. and Jasti, B.R. ‘95 Effect of Experimental Temperature on the permeation of model compounds across Porcine Buccal Mucosa, AAPS PharmaSciTech, 2011, Pages 1-8 10.(1208/s12249-011-9624-z) In Press.

Abdelrahman A., Elassasy I., El-Nabarawi M.A., Li, X. and Jasti B.R. ‘95.. Effect of Coprecipitation and Particle Size Reduction by Nanomilling on the Intrinsic Dissolution Rate of Aripiprazole. Journal of Controlled Release & Bioactive Materials 797; 38: 2011

Kaur N., Jasti B.R. ‘95., Li X.. Pharmacokinetic Model for Sublingual Drug Delivery. 38th Annual Meeting & Exposition of the Controlled Release Society, 631;38:2011

Saraf P., Raj A., Li X., Jasti B.R. ‘95.. Catalase Loaded PLGA based Nanocarriers for Intracellular Delivery. Journal of Controlled Release & Bioactive Materials 259; 38: 2011

Venugopal Marasanapalle, John Crison, Krishna Devarakonda, Xiaoling Li, and Bhaskara Jasti ‘95, "Predictive Models for Drugs Exhibiting Negative Food Effects Based on their Biopharmaceutical Characteristics" Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 2011: (DOI: 10:3109/03639045.2011.584193).

Ibrahim, M. M., Sammour, O. A., Hammad, M., Megrab, N. A., Li X. and Jasti, B. R. ‘95 "Integrity and Bioactivity of Insulin Loaded PLGA Nanoparticles Prepared by a Novel Aqueous method and its Comparison to emulsion Solvent Evaporation method", Current Trends in Biotechnology and Pharmacy, 2011: 5(2), 1084-197.

Poonam Saraf and Bhaskara Jasti ‘95, "Compatibility of Parenteral Furosemide with Seventeen Secondary Drugs Used in Standard concentrations", International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding, 2011:15, No.3 259-261.