Dr. K. Venu Madhav


M.Pharmacy, Ph.D. & HOD
Dept. of Pharmaceutics

Presently working as a Professor and HOD Pharmaceutics at St. Pauls College of Pharmacy, Hyderabad, TS, India.


  • B. Pharmacy from St.Peters Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vidya nagar, Warangal in 2000.
  • M. Pharmacy from University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kakatiya University, Warangal in 2007.
  • Received Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Kakatiya University, Warangal in 2018.
  • Having 14+ years of Teaching Experience in various Pharmacy Colleges.
  • Chairperson for scientific session, PERCEPT, OU.
  • Published various publications in International / National Journals and also presented papers in National / International conferences.
  • Expertise research areas are Pharmaceutics and Novel drug delivery systems especially lipid delivery systems, Nanoparticles etc.

Research Activities

  • International article: 01
  • International / National Publications Published : 17
  • International / National Conferences Presented : 15
  • Google Scholar: Citations – 288 ; H Index – 3 ; i10 Index – 1

Strengths & Achievements

  • Excellent People Management Skills.
  • Having experience as HOD Pharmaceutical Analysis.
  • Having experience as Training and Placement Officer.
  • Proficient at guiding projects for UG and PG Students.
  • Ph.D Guideship at Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamilnadu, 2019.

Research Articles

  • Venu Madhav Katla, Somnath De, and Sridhar Babu Gummadi, Lipid Based Drug Delivery Systems - A New Wave to Improve Bioavailability of Class II and IV Drugs, Pharmafocus Asia, October 2021.
  • Katla Venu Madhav and Veerabrahma Kishan. Improvement of anti-hyperlipidemic activity and oral bioavailability of Fluvastatin via solid self microemulsifying systems and comparative with liquisolid formulation, Current Drug Delivery, 2018.
  • Katla Venu Madhav and Veerabrahma Kishan. Self microemulsifying particles of loratadine for improved oral bioavailability: preparation, characterization and in vivo evaluation, Journal of Pharmaceutical Investigation, 2017.
  • Venu Madhav Katla and Kishan Veerabrahma. Cationic solid self micro emulsifying drug delivery system (SSMED) of losartan: Formulation development, characterization and in vivo evaluation. Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, 2016.
  • Venu Madhav Katla, Somnath De, Chandra Shekar Bonagiri and Sridhar Babu Gummadi. Fenofibrate Solid Dispersion for Improving Oral Bioavailability: Preparation, Characterization and In vivo Evaluation, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Nanotechnology, 2020.