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Drug Delivery: Fundamentals and Applications, Second Edition

Drug Delivery: Fundamentals and Applications, Second Edition

Pages: 614

Publisher: CRC Press

Year of Publication: 2016

Author(s) : Anya M Hillery, Kinam Park

Book Description:

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to advanced drug delivery and targeting, covering their principles, current applications, and potential future developments. This edition has been updated to reflect significant trends and cutting-edge advances that have occurred since the first edition was published. All the original chapters have been retained, but the material therein has been updated. Eight new chapters have been added that deal with entirely new technologies and approaches.


•    Offers a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental concepts and underlying scientific principles of drug delivery and targeting

•    Presents an in-depth analysis of the opportunities and obstacles afforded by the application of nanotechnologies for drug delivery and targeting

•    Includes a revised and expanded section on the major epithelial routes of drug delivery currently under investigation

•    Describes the most recent, emerging, and innovative technologies of drug delivery

•    Provides real-life examples of the clinical translation of drug delivery technologies through the use of case studies

•    Discusses the pertinent regulatory hurdles and safety issues of drug delivery and targeting systems—crucial considerations in order to achieve licensing approval for these new technologies

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