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PhD Candidate


Master of science in Pharmaceutics – Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada university, Maharashtra, India.

Bachelor in pharmaceutical sciences – Pune University, India.

Research interest:

Proteomic characterization of intestinal drug-metabolizing enzymes and development of in vitro cell model.


Namrata is a PhD student in the department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Washington State University (WSU) Spokane. She worked on a research project involving the formulation and development of terbinafine hydrochloride microsponges for topical drug delivery during her master’s degree. Over the course of three years, she worked as a senior research associate in the analytical research and development division of the Biocon-Bristol Myers Squibb Research Center (BBRC) in Bangalore, India.


  1. Priyadeep Bhutani, Gaurav Joshi, Nivethitha Raja, Namrata Bachhav, Prabhakar K Rajanna, Hemant Bhutani, Atish T Paul, Raj Kumar. “ US FDA approved drugs from 2015–June 2020: A perspective.” Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2021, 64, 5, 2339–2381


  1. Namrata Bachhav, John Clarke and Katherine Lynch, “Cell type specific effects of MCLR: hepatocytesand stellate cells in co-culture system” Pacific Northwest Association of Toxicologist, October 2022.


Telephone: (509) 368-6535



Office Location: Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences Building, Room # PBS-320