Dr. Chatterjee Lipika Alok

About me


B. Pharmacy (Pune, India), MBA Marketing (Pune, India), RG Cert. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Otago, New Zealand), PhD Pharmaceutical Sciences (Otago, New Zealand)

School of Pharmacy
Faculty of Medicine
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 3943 6829
Fax:(852) 2603 5295
Email: lipikachatterjee@cuhk.edu.hk

Personal Details

Dr. Lipika Chatterjee obtained her Bachelor of Pharmacy and Masters in Business Administration with a specialisation in Marketing from University of Pune, India and a Post Graduate Certificate and PhD degree from University of Otago, New Zealand. After graduating with her PhD in 2010, she joined the research and development team of Bayer New Zealand (Animal Health Division) and was based at the University of Otago for three years. She was involved in projects developing, manufacturing, and characterising injectable formulations for the treatment of bovine mastitis.

Dr. Chatterjee has been involved in pharmacy academia as a lecturer at the department of Pharmaceutical Technology, School of Pharmacy at International Medical University (IMU), Kuala Lumpur for three years between 2014-2017. She obtained the Fundamentals of Teaching and Learning License and e learning License at International Medical University (IMU), Kuala Lumpur. She has recently obtained a Certificate in Coaching and Communications from the London College of Clinical Hypnosis in Malaysia to enhance her ability to work with students. In a non-academic role, she has led community service projects undertaken by the school of pharmacy and was also the advisor for the Eco friend’s students club. Dr. Chatterjee is very passionate about working with students and believes that students can benefit immensely from the knowledge and skills that she has developed working in academia and the industry over the years.


Research Interests

Dr. Chatterjee’s areas of interest include

  1. Formulation Development: Sustained release pharmaceutical formulations for oral, topical and parenteral drug delivery.
  2. Health Professional Education: Educational delivery tools, Experiential Learning, Education evaluation and assessment.



Bachelor of Pharmacy Programme

  • PHAR 2211 – Dosage Form Science I
  • PHAR 2212 – Dosage Form Science II
  • PHAR 2213 – Pharmaceutical Product Development and Manufacturing
  • PHAR 2711 – Healthcare Management and Pharmaceutical Marketing
  • PHAR 2313 – Principles of Pharmaceutical Dispensing


Representative Publications

  1. Md, S.; Kit, B.C.; Jagdish, S.; David, D.J.; Pandey, M.; Chatterjee, L.A. Development and In Vitro Evaluation of a Zerumbone Loaded Nanosuspension Drug Delivery System. Crystals 2018, 8: 286-299.
  2. Choudhury H, Gorain B, Pandey M, Chatterjee L. A, Sengupta P, Das A, Molugulu N, Kesharwani P Recent update on nanoemulgel as topical drug delivery system. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 2017; 106: 1736-1751
  3. Chatterjee L, Rades T and Tucker I. Mechanical properties of excipients do not effect polymer matrix formation. International Journal of Pharmaceutics 2010; 384: 87-92
  4.  Baeumer B, Chatterjee L, Hinow P, Rades T, Radunskaya A and Tucker I. Predicting the Drug Release Kinetics of Matrix Tablets. Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems Series B 2009; 261-277

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