Harsh V. Chauhan, PhD
Harsh V. Chauhan, PhD

Harsh V. Chauhan, PhD

Associate Professor
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions


  • Pharmaceutics, Drug Delivery

Academic Appointments


  • Pharmacy Sciences


  • Associate Professor


Teaching: Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery Systems (Pharm. D students)
                 Advance Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery Systems (MS students)
                 Research (MS students)
Research: Novel Drug Delivery Systems, Poorly Soluble Compounds
Service: Assessment Committee (Co-Chair)

Publications and Presentations


  • Gala, U., Chuong, M. C., Varanasi, R., Chauhan, H. Characterization and comparison of lidocaine-tetracaine and lidocaine-camphor eutectic mixtures based on their crystallization and hydrogen-bonding abilities, AAPS PharmSciTech, 16, 528-536, 2015
  • Meng, F., Dave, V., Chauhan, H. Qualitative and quantitative methods to determine miscibility in amorphous drug-polymer systems, European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 77, 106-111, 2015
  • Meng, F., Trivino, A., Prasad, D., Chauhan, H. Investigation and correlation of drug polymer miscibility and molecular interactions by various approaches for the preparation of amorphous solid dispersions, European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 71, 12-24, 2015
  • Meng, F., Gala, U., Chauhan, H. Classification of solid dispersions: correlation to (i) stability and solubility (ii) preparation and characterization techniques, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 1-15, 2015
  • Gala, U., Chauhan, H. Principles and applications of Raman spectroscopy in pharmaceutical drug discovery and development, Expert Opinion on Drug Discovery, 10, 187-206, 2015
  • Kathe, N., Henriksen, B., Chauhan, H. Physicochemical characterization techniques for solid lipid nanoparticles: principles and limitations, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 40, 1565-1575, 2014
  • Chauhan, Harsh, Kuldipkumar, Anuj, Barder, Timothy, Medek, Ales, Gu, Chong-Hui, Atef, Eman Correlation of Inhibitory Effects of Polymers on Indomethacin Precipitation in Solution and Amorphous Solid Crystallization Based on Molecular Interaction, Pharmaceutical research, 31, 500-515, 2014
  • D. Prasad, H. Chauhan, "Excipinets Utilized in Ocular Drug Delivery.", Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice, 2014
  • Masand, V. H., Mahajan, D. T., Hadda, T. B.., Chavan, H., Bandgar, B. P., & Chauhan, H., (2014). Molecular Docking and Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship (QSAR) Analyses of Indolylarylsulfones as HIV-1 Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors., Medicinal Chemistry Research, 23(1), 4174-425, 2014
  • Gala U., Chauhan H., Test Masking Techniques in Pharmaceutical Industry., American Pharmaceutical Review, 17 (4), 24-29, 2014
  • Meng F., Trivino A., Prasad D., Chauhan H. Investigation and Correlation of Drug Polymer Miscibility and Molecular Interactions by Various Approaches for the Preparation of High Drug Loading Amorphous Solid Dispersions., Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2014
  • Gala, U., Choung M., Varanasi R., Chauhan H., Characterization and Comparison of Lidocaine-Tetracaine and Lidocaine-Camphor Eutectic Mixtures Based on their Crystallization and Hydrogen Bonding Abilities., AAPS PharmSciTech, 2014
  • Gu Chong-Hui, Chauhan H., Kuldipkumar Anuj, (2013) Factors affecting drug absorption and disposition in a system, Pharmaceutics: Basic Principles and Application to Pharmacy Practice., Elsevier, 2013
  • Grana, A., Limpach, A., & Chauhan, H., (2013). Formulation Considerations and Applications of Solid Liipid Nanoparticles., American Pharmaceutical Review, 16(1), 19-25, 2013
  • Chauhan, H., Hui-Gu, & Atef, E., (2013). Correlating the Behavior of Polymers in Solution as Precipitation Inhibitor to its Amorphous Stabilization Ability in Solid Dispersions., Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 102(6), 1924-1935, 2013
  • Prasad, D., & Chauhan, H., (2013). Key Targeting Approaches for Pharmaceutical Drug Delivery., American Pharmaceutical Review, 16(6), 64-70, 2013
  • Atef, Eman, Chauhan, H., Prasad Dev, Dunesh, Kumari, (2012) Quantifying Solid Mixture of Alpha and Beta Indomethacin Using Raman and Differential Scanning Calorimetry. Doi: 10.5402/2012/9892806, ISRN Chromatography, 2012, Article ID 892806, 6 pages, 2012
  • Atef, E., Chauhan, H., Ceresia, M. & Pidgeon, C. (2010) Using Raman Spectroscopy in Tablet Moisture Surface Analysis: Tablet Surface Markers., Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 53(4), 852-859, 2010


  • Prasad, D., Chauhan, H., & Atef, E. (2013) Studying the Effect of Lipid Chain Length on the Precipitation of Poorly Water Soluble Drug from Self-Emulsifying Drug Delivery System on Dispersion into Aqueous Medium., Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 65(8), 1134-1144, 2013

Editing and Reviews

  • Gala, U., Pham H., Chauhan, H., (2013) Pharmaceutical Applications of Eutectic Mixtures. 2:e130. doi: 10.4172/2329-6631.1000e130 (Editorial), J. Develop Drugs, 2013


  • Chauhan, H., Gala U., Meng F., Characterization of Binary (Drug-Polymer) and Ternary (Drug-Drug-Polymer) Solid Dispersions: Role of Low Polymer Concentrations on Their Stabilization, AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition, San Diego, CA, 2014
  • Gala U., Chauhan H., Characterization of Lidocaine-Tetracaine and Lidocaine-Camphor Eutectic Mixtures Based on their Hydrogen Bonding and Crystallization Abilities. AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition., 2014
  • Gala U., Chauhan, H., Characterization and Comparison of Lidocaine-Tetracaine and Lidocaine-Tetracaine Hydrocholorida Eutectic Mixtures. St. Albert's Research Day, Omaha, 2014
  • Gala U., Chauhan H., Eutectic Mixtures and their Crystallization Ability: Exploration of a Lesser Delved Correlation, Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum, Omaha, 2014
  • Anne Trivino, Bernick Jonathan, Chauhan, H., Molecular Modeling of Drug Polymer Interactions for Amorphous Stabilization of Poorly Soluble Anticancer Drug Flutamide, AAPS annual meeting, 2013
  • Chauhan H., Chuong, Monica, Varanasi, Ravi, Characterization of Lidocaine-Tetracaine and Lidocaine-Tetracaine HCI Mixtures for Transdermal Delivery, AAPS Annual Meeting., 2013
  • Kathe, N.J., Hass E.J., Chauhan H., Fujita J., Henrikson B.S., Synthesis and Holistic Characterization of Glucogenic Amino Acid Complexes as Ergogenic Aids. AAPS Annual Meeting, 2013
  • Prasad Dev., Chauhan H., Eman Atef, Synergistic Effect of Molecularly Interacting Polymers in Stabilization Ternary Solid Dispersions. AAPS Annual Meeting, 2013
  • Meng F., Chauhan H., Key physicochemical factors for amorphization of poorly water soluble drugs in solid dispersion. Creighton's Annual University Research Day, Omaha, 2013
  • Meng, F., Chauhan, H., Development of amorphous sold dispersion formulations of curcumin. Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum, Omaha, 2013
  • Chauhan H., Novel Drug Delivery Systems for Poorly Soluble Compounds. Augustana College, Sioux City, SD, 2013
  • Jonathan P. Bernick, Anne Trivino, Chauhan H., Molecular modeling of drug polymer interactions: Correlation to precipitation inhibition and amorphous stabilization of poorly soluble anticancer drug; ACS regional meeting, Omaha, 2012
  • Trivino, Anne, Bernick, Jonathan P., Chauhan, H., Effect of Lipids and Surfactant Miscibility on the Particle Size of Flutamide Solid Lipid Particles. ACS Regional Meeting, 2012
  • Dev Prasad, Chauhan, H., Eman Atef, Understanding drug-polymer interactions for the amorphous stabilization of high melting crystalline compound with various polymers, 244 ACS National meeting, 2012
  • Nagarsenker, M., Chauhan, H., Thermal Characterization of Solid Lipid Nanoparticles containing Gelucire 44/14 and Gelucire 50/13, AAPS Annual Meeting, 2012
  • Chandratre Shantanu, Chauhan H., Dash, Alekha K., Crystallization Inhibition of GMO-Chitosan Nanoparticles during Lyophilization process. AAPS Annual meeting, 2012
  • Prasad Dev., Chauhan H., Atef Eman., Stabilization of Ternary Solid Dispersions at High Drug Load using Molecularly Interacting Polymers. AAPS Annual meeting, 2012
  • Chauhan, H., Physicochemical properties based computational predictions to classify drugs as glass formers, AAPS Annual Meeting, 2012
  • Prasad D., Chauhan H., Eman Atef. Stabilization of Ternary Solid Dispersions at High Drug Load Using Molecularly Interacting Ploymers. AAPS Annual Meeting., 2012
  • Bernick Johnathan, Chauhan, H., In-silico predictions for the development of poorly soluble amorphous drugs, Midwest student biomedical research forum, 2012
  • Chandratare Shantanu, Dhapare Sneha, Chauhan, H., Solubilization and stabilization of poorly soluble drugs, Nebraska EPSCoR, 2011
  • Dev Prasad, Bernick Jonathan, Chauhan H., In-silico Predictions for the Development of Poorly Soluble Anticancer Drugs as Amorphous Systems, 244 ACS National Meeting., 2011
  • Chauhan H., Mohapatra Sarat, Mistry Pinal, Munt Dan, Dash Alekha, Physical characterization of Glyceryl Monooleate (GMO) during lyophilisation process. AAPS annual meeting, 2011
  • Prasad, Dev, Chauhan, H., Atef Eamn, Investigating the effect of various oils on precipitation inhibition of indomethacin from self emulsifying drug delivery systems (SEDDS) on In-vitro dilution. AAPS annual meeting, 2010
  • Atef Eman, Chauhan, H. Prasad Dev, Quantifying Solid Mixture of Alphas and Beta Indomethacin Using Raman and Differential Scanning Calorimetry, AAPS annual meeting, 2010
  • Chauhan H., Prasad Dev, Atef Eman, Gu Chong-Hui, Preparation and characterization of acidic, basic and neutral drug solid dispersions with various polymers having different physicochemical propertie, AAPS-NERDG meeting, 2010

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

Current Research Projects

  • Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical Drug Delivery Systems, Poorly Soluble Compounds, Combination Delivery