Dr Sachin Sunil Thakur

BPharm (Hons) PhD

Research | Current

Research interests

  • Stimuli-responsive drug delivery
  • Posterior eye disease
  • Hydrogel formulation
  • Microbubble-based delivery systems

Teaching | Current

Undergraduate course coordination

PHARMACY 212 - Course director and Pharmaceutical Sciences module leader

PHARMACY 213 - Gastrointestinal module leader

Areas of expertise

  • Ocular drug delivery
  • Pharmaceutical sciences

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Controlled Release Society Young Scientists Committee

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Thakur, S. S., Pan, X., Kumarasinghe, G. L., Yin, N., Pontre, B. P., Vaghefi, E., & Rupenthal, I. D. (2020). Relationship between rheological properties and transverse relaxation time (T2) of artificial and porcine vitreous humour. Experimental Eye Research, 19410.1016/j.exer.2020.108006
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Wilson Pan, Beau Pontre, Ilva Rupenthal, Ehsan Vaghefi
  • Thakur, S. S., Shenoy, S. K., Suk, J. S., Hanes, J. S., & Rupenthal, I. D. (2020). Validation of hyaluronic acid-agar-based hydrogels as vitreous humor mimetics for in vitro drug and particle migration evaluations. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 148, 118-125. 10.1016/j.ejpb.2020.01.008
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ilva Rupenthal
  • Lee, S., Khun, D., Kumarasinghe, G. L., De Zoysa, G. H., Sarojini, V., Vellara, H. R., ... Thakur, S. S. (2019). Ex vivo evaluation of the stability, safety and antibacterial efficacy of an extemporaneous povidone-iodine preparation for ophthalmic applications. Clinical & experimental optometry, 102 (6), 583-589. 10.1111/cxo.12899
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ilva Rupenthal, Gayan De Zoysa, Viji Sarojini
  • Thakur, S. S., Chen, Y.-S., Houston, Z. H., Fletcher, N., Barnett, N. L., Thurecht, K. J., ... Parekh, H. S. (2019). Ultrasound-responsive nanobubbles for enhanced intravitreal drug migration: An ex vivo evaluation. European journal of pharmaceutics and biopharmaceutics : official journal of Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur Pharmazeutische Verfahrenstechnik e.V, 136, 102-107. 10.1016/j.ejpb.2019.01.014
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ilva Rupenthal
  • Thakur, S. S., Ward, M. S., Popat, A., Flemming, N. B., Parat, M. O., Barnett, N. L., & Parekh, H. S. (2017). Stably engineered nanobubbles and ultrasound - An effective platform for enhanced macromolecular delivery to representative cells of the retina. PLoS ONE, 12 (5)10.1371/journal.pone.0178305


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M&HS BUILDING 505 - Bldg 505
Level 3, Room 301
New Zealand

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