About the Book
Advances in drug delivery is a very specialized area of pharmaceutics where in the principles and technologies applied in the formulation and development, are emerging and progressing.
Advances in Drug Delivery incorporates latest information regarding various subjects of drug delivery. Drug delivery is a broad term encompassing various means of achieving optimum drug reach to the target tissue, cell or the receptor. Several preformulation, formulation, biopharmaceutical, targeting and pharmacokinetic principles are applied in drug delivery.
Research and development in drug delivery is increasing at a rapid pace throughout the world. The need for increased efficiency of new therapies and reduction in future public health expenses will definitely bolster this area of research and development. In order to meet this demand, many well known and efficiently applied drugs will be reformulated in new drug delivery systems that can be value-added for optimized therapeutic activity. Further, several new molecules are being generated by medicinal chemists and their formulation is not any more empirical but it is now very systematic. The aim of book is to enlighten pharmaceutical scientists all around the world with latest information on the topics which are involved in cutting edge growth of pharma research and industry.
· A chapter on hot melt extrusion is included
· Included a chapter on oral disintegrating tablets - a value addition product
About the Editors
Y. Madhusudan Rao, M Pharma, Ph D is currently working as senior Professor in University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kakatiya University, Warangal. 26 candidates obtained their Ph D under his supervision and eight are currently working. He has published more than 150 research papers mostly in referred international journals and has got 5 national & 1 international patent and authored 3 books.
He is the Principal Investigator of several projects funded by UGC & AICTE. Currently he is a Member of Scientific Committee of Indian Pharmacopeial Commission.
He acted as a member expert in National Board of Accreditation (NBA) of AICTE and NAAC of UGC. He was the first Chief Coordinator of QIP and EFIP for teachers in pharmaceutical sciences organised by AICTE.
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