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Nano and Microscale Drug Delivery Systems

Nano  and Microscale Drug Delivery Systems Book
Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
Publisher : William Andrew
Release : 2017-03-27
ISBN : 0323527280
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nano- and Microscale Drug Delivery Systems: Design and Fabrication presents the developments that have taken place in recent years in the field of micro- and nanoscale drug delivery systems. Particular attention is assigned to the fabrication and design of drug delivery systems in order to i) reduce the side effects of therapeutic agents, ii) increase their pharmacological effect, and iii) improve aqueous solubility and chemical stability of different therapeutic agents. This book is designed to offer a cogent, concise overview of current scholarship in this important area of research through its focus on the characterization and fabrication of a variety of nanomaterials for drug delivery applications. It is an invaluable reference source for both biomaterials scientists and biomedical engineers who want to learn more about how nanomaterials are engineered and used in the design of drug delivery nanosystems. Shows how micro- and nanomaterials can be engineered to create more effective drug delivery systems Summarizes current nanotechnology research in the field of drug delivery systems Explores the pros and cons of using particular nanomaterials as therapeutic agents Serves as a valuable reference for both biomaterials scientists and biomedical engineers who want to learn more about how nanomaterials are engineered and used in the design of drug delivery nanosystems

Nano and Microscale Drug Delivery Systems

Nano  and Microscale Drug Delivery Systems Book
Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2017-06-01
ISBN : 9780323527279
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nano- and Microscale Drug Delivery Systems: Design and Fabrication presents the developments that have taken place in recent years in the field of micro- and nanoscale drug delivery systems. Particular attention is assigned to the fabrication and design of drug delivery systems in order to i) reduce the side effects of therapeutic agents, ii) increase their pharmacological effect, and iii) improve aqueous solubility and chemical stability of different therapeutic agents. This book is designed to offer a cogent, concise overview of current scholarship in this important area of research through its focus on the characterization and fabrication of a variety of nanomaterials for drug delivery applications. It is an invaluable reference source for both biomaterials scientists and biomedical engineers who want to learn more about how nanomaterials are engineered and used in the design of drug delivery nanosystems. Shows how micro- and nanomaterials can be engineered to create more effective drug delivery systems Cogently summarizes current nanotechnology research in the field of drug delivery systems Explores the pros and cons of using particular nanomaterials as therapeutic agents

Nanostructures for Drug Delivery

Nanostructures for Drug Delivery Book
Author : Ecaterina Andronescu,Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2017-03-24
ISBN : 0323461492
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanostructures for Drug Delivery extensively covers the various nanostructured products that have been tested as carriers in target drug delivery systems. In addition, the book analyses the advantages of, and issues related to, using nanostructured materials in drug delivery systems, also detailing various nanocarrier preparation techniques. As delivering the drug to the target site is a major problem in providing effective treatment for many diseases, this book covers the latest advancements in numerous nanotechnological products that are being used in disease detection, controlled drug delivery, as biosensors, and in tissue engineering that have been developed for more efficient patient healthcare. Due to the versatility of nanostructured materials, it is now possible to deliver a drug at its target site in a more accurate and efficient way. This volume is an up-to-date, state-of-the-art work that highlights the principal mechanistic aspects related to the delivery of active nanoscale therapeutic agents (natural or synthetic) and their release profile in different environmental media. It highlights nanoscale encapsulation strategies and discusses both organic and inorganic nanomaterials as carriers and delivery platforms. Demonstrates how nanostructures are successfully employed in drug delivery stems and as drug delivery agents, allowing biomaterials scientists and biochemists to create more effective drug delivery systems Offers an overview of recent research into the use of nanostructures in drug delivery techniques in a cogent, synthesized way, allowing readers to quickly familiarize themselves with this area Includes examples of how the application of nanostructures have improved the efficiency of drug delivery systems, showing medical scientists how they are beneficial

Nanoengineered Biomaterials for Advanced Drug Delivery

Nanoengineered Biomaterials for Advanced Drug Delivery Book
Author : Masoud Mozafari
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2020-06-17
ISBN : 0081029861
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanoengineered Biomaterials for Advanced Drug Delivery explores the latest advances in the applications of nanoengineered biomaterials in drug delivery systems. The book covers a wide range of biomaterials and nanotechnology techniques that have been used for the delivery of different biological molecules and drugs in the human body. It is an important resource for biomaterials scientists and engineers working in biomedicine and those wanting to learn more on how nanoengineered biomaterials are being used to enhance drug delivery for a variety of diseases. Nanoengineered biomaterials have enhanced properties that make them more effective than conventional biomaterials as both drug delivery agents, and in the creation of new drug delivery systems. As nanoengineering becomes more cost-effective, nanoengineered biomaterials have become more widely used within biomedicine. Offers an informed overview on how nanoengineering biomaterials enhance their properties for drug delivery applications Discusses the major applications of nanoengineered biomaterials for drug delivery Outlines the major challenges for successfully implementing nanoengineered biomaterials into existing drug delivery systems

Nanoparticle Drug Delivery Systems for Cancer Treatment

Nanoparticle Drug Delivery Systems for Cancer Treatment Book
Author : Hala Gali-Muhtasib,Racha Chouaib
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-02-19
ISBN : 1000681416
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In recent years, nanoparticles—bionanomaterials with specific physicochemical properties—have gained a great deal of scientific interest owing to their unique structure. Nanoparticle-based drugs are now widely regarded as a safer, more precise, and more effective mode of cancer therapy, considering their ability to enhance drug bioavailability, improve site-specific drug delivery, and protect nontarget tissues from toxic therapeutic drugs. This book compiles and details cutting-edge research in nanomedicine from an interdisciplinary team of international cancer researchers who are currently revolutionizing drug delivery techniques through the development of nanomedicines and nanotheranostics. Edited by Hala Gali-Muhtasib and Racha Chouaib, two prominent cancer researchers, this book will appeal to anyone involved in nanotechnology, cancer therapy, or drug delivery research.

Polysaccharide based Nano Biocarrier in Drug Delivery

Polysaccharide based Nano Biocarrier in Drug Delivery Book
Author : Tapan Kumar Giri,Bijaya Ghosh
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2018-09-03
ISBN : 0429830661
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book discusses various fundamental aspects of polysaccharide based nano-biocarrier drug delivery systems and its application in the delivery of small molecules, proteins, peptides, oligonucleotides and genes. It also discusses advances in drug delivery systems in treatment of cancer, cardiovascular, pulmonary, and infectious diseases.

Nanobiotechnology in Diagnosis Drug Delivery and Treatment

Nanobiotechnology in Diagnosis  Drug Delivery and Treatment Book
Author : Mahendra Rai,Mehdi Razzaghi-Abyaneh,Avinash P. Ingle
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2020-11-10
ISBN : 1119671795
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Presents nanobiotechnology in drug delivery and disease management Featuring contributions from noted experts in the field, this book highlights recent advances in the nano-based drug delivery systems. It also covers the diagnosis and role of various nanomaterials in the management of infectious diseases and non-infectious disorders, such as cancers and other malignancies and their role in future medicine. Nanobiotechnology in Diagnosis, Drug Delivery and Treatment starts by introducing how nanotechnology has revolutionized drug delivery, diagnosis, and treatments of diseases. It then focuses on the role of various nanocomposites in diagnosis, drug delivery, and treatment of diseases like cancer, Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, and many others. Next, it discusses the application of a variety of nanomaterials in the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal tract disorders. The book explains the concept of nanotheranostics in detail and its role in effective monitoring of drug response, targeted drug delivery, enhanced drug accumulation in the target tissues, sustained as well as triggered release of drugs, and reduction in adverse effects. Other chapters cover aptamer-incorporated nanoparticle systems; magnetic nanoparticles; theranostics and vaccines; toxicological concerns of nanomaterials used in nanomedicine; and more. Provides a concise overview of state-of-the-art nanomaterials and their application like drug delivery in infectious diseases and non-infectious disorders Highlights recent advances in the nano-based drug delivery systems and role of various nanomaterials Introduces nano-based sensors which detect various pathogens Covers the use of nanodevices in diagnostics and theranostics Nanobiotechnology in Diagnosis, Drug Delivery and Treatment is an ideal book for researchers and scientists working in various disciplines such as microbiology, biotechnology, nanotechnology, pharmaceutical biotechnology, pharmacology, pharmaceutics, and nanomedicine.

Drug Delivery Devices and Therapeutic Systems

Drug Delivery Devices and Therapeutic Systems Book
Author : Eric Chappel
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2020-11-07
ISBN : 0128198397
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Drug Delivery Devices and Therapeutic Systems examines the current technology and innovations moving drug delivery systems (DDS) forward. The book provides an overview on the therapeutic use of drug delivery devices, including design, applications, and a description of the design of each device. While other books focus on the therapy, the primary emphasis in this book is on current technologies for DDS applications, including microfluidics, nanotechnology, biodegradable hydrogel and microneedles, with a special emphasis on wearable DDS. As part of the Developments in Biomedical Engineering and Bioelectronics series, this book is written by experts in the field and informed with information directly from manufacturers. Pharmaceutical scientists, medical researchers, biomedical engineers and clinical professionals will find this an essential reference. Provides essential information on the most recent drug delivery systems available Explains current technology and its applications to drug delivery Contains contributions from biomedical engineers, pharmaceutical scientists and manufacturers

Nanomaterials for Spectroscopic Applications

Nanomaterials for Spectroscopic Applications Book
Author : Kaushik Pal
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2021-06-18
ISBN : 1000368270
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book provides an overview of key current developments in the synthetic strategy of functional novel nanomaterials in various spectroscopic characterizations and evaluations and highlights possible future applications in nanotechnology and materials science. It illustrates the wide-ranging interest in these areas and provides a background to the later chapters, which address the novel synthesis of high-yield nanomaterials and their biomaterials, graphene, polymeric nanomaterials, green nanomaterials, green polyester, liquid crystal electro-optic switching applications, nanobiotechnology, transition metal oxides, response characteristics of exclusive spectroscopic investigation as well as electron microscopic study, flexible and transparent electrodes, optoelectronics, nanoelectronics, smart displays, switchable device modulation, health care, energy storage, solar/fuel cells, environmental and plant biology, social, ethical, and regulatory implications of various aspects of green nanotechnology, as well as significant foreseeable spectroscopic applications of key functional nanomaterials. Given appropriate regulation for and research on the topics covered, commercial production of manufactured novel composite materials can be realized. Furthermore, the many discoveries highlighted in the book can modulate spectroscopic performances with technical excellence in multidisciplinary research of high competence.

Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery and Therapy

Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery and Therapy Book
Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
Publisher : William Andrew
Release : 2019-03-14
ISBN : 0128166290
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery and Therapy presents recent advances in the field of nanobiomaterials and their important applications in drug delivery, therapy and engineering. The book offers pharmaceutical perspectives, exploring the development of nanobiomaterials and their interaction with the human body. Chapters show how nanomaterials are used in treatments, including neurology, dentistry and cancer therapy. Authored by a range of contributors from global institutions, this book offers a broad, international perspective on how nanotechnology-based advances are leading to novel drug delivery and treatment solutions. It is a valuable research resource that will help both practicing medics and researchers in pharmaceutical science and nanomedicine learn more on how nanotechnology is improving treatments. Assesses the opportunities and challenges of nanotechnology-based drug delivery systems Explores how nanotechnology is being used to create more efficient drug delivery systems Discusses which nanomaterials make the best drug carriers

Encapsulation of Active Molecules and Their Delivery System

Encapsulation of Active Molecules and Their Delivery System Book
Author : Shirish Hari Sonawane,Bharat A. Bhanvase,Manickam Sivakumar
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2020-04-10
ISBN : 0128193638
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Encapsulation of Active Molecules and Their Delivery System covers the key methods of preparation of encapsulation, as well as release mechanisms and their applications in food, biotechnology, metal protection, drug delivery, and micronutrients delivery in agriculture. The book also provides real-life examples of applications in food and other industries. Sections encompasses (i) Synthesis and characterization methods of micro- and nanocarriers as the delivery systems, (ii) Up-to-date encapsulation techniques in the areas of pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals and corrosion, (iii) The release methods of the encapsulated materials, and (iv) Industry perspectives, including scale up of the processes. Focuses on encapsulation processes in chemical and materials engineering and biotechnology Provides a relevant resource for the pharmaceutical and food industries Presents wide coverage on the entrapment of molecules that scales-up to industrial sized needs

Essentials of Industrial Pharmacy

Essentials of Industrial Pharmacy Book
Author : Saeed Ahmad Khan
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2022-07-07
ISBN : 3030849775
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Essentials of Industrial Pharmacy book written by Saeed Ahmad Khan, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Transdermal Drug Delivery

Transdermal Drug Delivery Book
Author : Kevin Ita
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2020-06-12
ISBN : 0128225513
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Transdermal Drug Delivery: Concepts and Application provides comprehensive background knowledge and documents the most recent advances made in the field of transdermal drug delivery. It provides comprehensive and updated information regarding most technologies and formulation strategies used for transdermal drug delivery. There has been recent growth in the number of research articles, reviews, and other types of publications in the field of transdermal drug delivery. Research in this area is active both in the academic and industry settings. Ironically, only about 40 transdermal products with distinct active pharmaceutical ingredients are in the market indicating that more needs to be done to chronicle recent advances made in this area and to elucidate the mechanisms involved. This book will be helpful to researchers in the pharmaceutical and biotechnological industries as well as academics and graduate students working in the field of transdermal drug delivery and professionals working in the field of regulatory affairs focusing on topical and transdermal drug delivery systems. Researchers in the cosmetic and cosmeceutical industries, as well as those in chemical and biological engineering, will also find this book useful. Captures the most recent advancements and challenges in the field of transdermal drug delivery Covers both passive and active transdermal drug delivery strategies Explores a selection of state-of-the-art transdermal drug delivery systems

Organic Materials as Smart Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery

Organic Materials as Smart Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery Book
Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
Publisher : William Andrew
Release : 2018-03-26
ISBN : 0128136642
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Organic Materials as Smart Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery presents the latest developments in the area of organic frameworks used in pharmaceutical nanotechnology. An up-to-date overview of organic smart nanocarriers is explored, along with the different types of nanocarriers, including polymeric micelles, cyclodextrins, hydrogels, lipid nanoparticles and nanoemlusions. Written by a diverse range of international academics, this book is a valuable reference for researchers in biomaterials, the pharmaceutical industry, and those who want to learn more about the current applications of organic smart nanocarriers. Explores the most recent molecular- and structure-based applications of organic smart nanocarriers in drug delivery Highlights different smart nanocarriers and assesses their intricate organic structural properties for improving drug delivery Assesses how molecular organic frameworks lead to more effective drug delivery systems

Nanoarchitectonics in Biomedicine

Nanoarchitectonics in Biomedicine Book
Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
Publisher : William Andrew
Release : 2019-03-20
ISBN : 0128172614
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanoarchitectonics in Biomedicine describes this new area of nanoscience that has emerged as a major branch of nanoscience. The book brings together recent applications and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each process, offering international perspectives on the technologies based on these findings. It offers new insights for nanoarchitectonics, starting with the currently used methods of synthesis and characterization of such materials, along with their biomedical applications. Authored by a wide range of international scientists, this volume shows how nanoarchitectonics is being used to create more efficient medical treatment solutions. Users will find this to be an important research resource for those wanting to learn more on the emerging topic of nanoarchitectonics in biomedical science. Explores how design aspects, smart materials and personalized materials are used in biomedicine today Offers global perspectives on how nanoarchitectonics is used in different regions Presents an important research resource for those wanting to learn more on the emerging topic of nanoarchitectonics in biomedical science

Nanocarriers for Drug Targeting Brain Tumors

Nanocarriers for Drug Targeting Brain Tumors Book
Author : Lalit Kumar,Yashwant Pathak
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2022-06-21
ISBN : 0323914713
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanocarriers for Drug-Targeting Brain Tumors covers different types of nanocarriers and their design and development for targeting drugs to the brain. The book also presents case studies and the mechanism of action of nanocarriers in drug targeting to a specific site. This helps researchers and clinicians understand the design, development and mechanism of action of nanocarriers. As brain tumors continue to be a significant health problem globally, and very complex for targeting drugs, conventional dosage forms are not very effective and side-effects are a major concern. Functionalized nanocarriers can address these problems. Furthermore, the targeting of nanocarriers is preferred for reducing toxicity and improving the effectiveness of the drugs. However, there is a need for understanding the design and development of formulation with the mechanism of action of nanocarriers for brain targeting. Provides information on the design and development of nanocarriers for targeting brain tumors Outlines the working principles of different nanocarriers for targeting brain tumors Includes case studies of different nanocarriers for targeting brain tumors

Mycotic Keratitis

Mycotic Keratitis Book
Author : Mahendra Rai,Marcelo Luis Occhiutto
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2019-07-23
ISBN : 0429667272
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Mycotic keratitis, also known asfungal keratitis, is commonly defined as an inflammation of the cornea. Globally, mycotic keratitis is more common as compared to others eye disorders. Though it occurs in all parts of the world it is more prevalent in tropical and subtropical areas. Mycotic Keratitis emphasizes novel perspectives on mycotic keratitis treatments and addresses different therapies used in treatment. The book is designed to be immensely useful for the students and teachers of microbiology, medicine, mycology, ophthalmology, biotechnology and nanotechnology. Medical microbiology researchers in general and medical mycology in particular will find it a valuable user-friendly book.

Nanoengineering of Biomaterials

Nanoengineering of Biomaterials Book
Author : Sougata Jana,Subrata Jana
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2021-12-28
ISBN : 3527349049
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A comprehensive discussion of various types of nanoengineered biomaterials and their applications In Nanoengineering of Biomaterials: Drug Delivery & Biomedical Applications, an expert team of chemists delivers a succinct exploration of the synthesis, characterization, in-vitro and in-vivo drug molecule release, pharmacokinetic activity, pharmacodynamic activity, and the biomedical applications of several types of nanoengineered biomaterials. The editors have also included resources to highlight the most current developments in the field. The book is a collection of valuable and accessible reference sources for researchers in materials chemistry and related disciplines. It uses a functions-directed approach to using organic and inorganic source compounds that translate into biological systems as scaffolds, micelles, dendrimers, and other delivery systems. Nanoengineering of Biomaterials offers readers up-to-date chemistry and material science insights that are readily transferrable to biomedical systems. The book also includes: Thorough introductions to alginate nanoparticle delivery of therapeutics and chitosan-based nanomaterials in biological applications Comprehensive explorations of nanostructured carrageenan as a drug carrier, gellan gum nanoparticles in drug delivery, and guar-gum nanoparticles in the delivery of bioactive molecules Practical discussions of protein-based nanoparticles for drug delivery, solid lipid nanoparticles as drug carriers, and pH-responsive nanoparticles in therapy In-depth examinations of stimuli-responsive nano carriers in drug targeting Perfect for pharmaceutical chemists, materials scientists, polymer chemists, life scientists, and medicinal chemists, Nanoengineering of Biomaterials: Drug Delivery and Biomedical Applications is also an indispensable resource for biologists and bioengineers seeking a one-stop reference on the transferability of materials chemistry and nanotechnology to biomedicine.

Dendrimers in Nanomedicine

Dendrimers in Nanomedicine Book
Author : Neelesh Kumar Mehra,Keerti Jain
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2021-03-22
ISBN : 1000333035
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Dendrimers, hyperbranched macromolecules, emerged just few decades ago but show promising potential as drug delivery nanocarriers, theranostic agents and gene vectors; in the pharmaceutical research and innovation area as well as in other healthcare applications. Although tremendous advancements have been made in dendrimer chemistry and their applications since their emergence, the synthesis, development and design of pure and safe dendrimer-based products have been a major challenge in this area. This book, edited by well-known researchers in the area of nanomaterials and drug-based drug delivery applications, exhaustively covers the nanotechnological aspects, concepts, properties, characterisation, application, biofate and regulatory aspects of dendrimers. It includes sixteen vivid chapters by renowned formulators, researchers and academicians from all over the world, highlighting their specialised areas of interest in the fields of chemistry, biology, pharmacy and nanomedicine. Features: • Highlights dendrimers’ advancements in nanomedicine in the development of safe healthcare and biotechnological products • Covers physicochemical aspects, biofate, drug delivery aspects and gene therapy using dendrimers • Covers biomedical application of dendrimers in the field of biological sciences • Gives examples of dendrimer–guest interaction chemistry Dendrimers in Nanomedicine: Concept, Theory and Regulatory Perspectives provides the comprehensive overview of the latest research efforts in designing, optimising, development and scale-up of dendrimer-mediated delivery systems. It analyses the key challenges of synthesis, design, molecular modelling, fundamental concepts, drug delivery aspects, analytical tools and biological fate as well as regulatory consideration to the practical use of dendrimer application. Dr. Neelesh Kumar Mehra Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics in the Department of Pharmaceutics at the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (NIPER), Hyderabad, India. He has authored more than sixty peer-reviewed publications in highly reputed international journals, as well as book chapters and contributions on two patents. Dr. Mehra has 11 years of rich research and teaching experience in the formulation and development of complex, innovative biopharmaceutical products including micro- and nanotechnologies for regulated markets. Dr. Keerti Jain Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics in the Department of Pharmaceutics, NIPER, Raebareli, India. For more than 10 years, she has been actively engaged in formulation and development of nanomedicines. Dr. Jain has supervised masters and doctoral pharmaceutics students in their research works which have been published in high quality, good impact factor journals. She has also authored more than 60 international manuscripts in peer reviewed high impact journals. In 2019, she was awarded the prestigious ICMR-Amir Shakuntala Award.

Basic Fundamentals of Drug Delivery

Basic Fundamentals of Drug Delivery Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2018-11-30
ISBN : 0128179104
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Basic Fundamentals of Drug Delivery covers the fundamental principles, advanced methodologies and technologies employed by pharmaceutical scientists, researchers and pharmaceutical industries to transform a drug candidate or new chemical entity into a final administrable drug delivery system. The book also covers various approaches involved in optimizing the therapeutic performance of a biomolecule while designing its appropriate advanced formulation. Provides up-to-date information on translating the physicochemical properties of drugs into drug delivery systems Explores how drugs are administered via various routes, such as orally, parenterally, transdermally or through inhalation Contains extensive references and further reading for course and self-study