Drug Delivery Systems, Third Edition

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CRC Press, Apr 25, 2011 - Medical - 608 pages

Drug delivery technologies represent a vast, vital area of research and development in pharmaceuticals. The demand for innovative drug delivery systems continues to grow, driving a variety of new developments. Drug Delivery Systems, Third Edition provides a comprehensive review of the latest research and development on drug delivery systems.

Coverage includes liposomal, transmucosal, transdermal, oral, polymeric, and monoclonal antibody directed delivery. Each chapter provides a table of marketed and investigational products with numerous practical examples. The book also provides readers with a multitude of possible drug delivery systems that can be used to improve therapeutics, along with global and regulatory perspectives. This third edition contains a chapter on nanoscience and technology for drug delivery along with cutting-edge business intelligence and strategies.

Written in a straightforward manner, the authors provide a global perspective on current and future advances and market opportunities. Supplying a cogent overview of the field and extensive guidance on where to get more information, it is an essential resource for anyone venturing into this area of drug development.


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About the author (2011)

Vasant V. Ranade is the director of chemical sciences for Academic Pharmaceuticals Inc., in Lake Bluff, Illinois.

John B. Cannon heads his own pharmaceutics and drug delivery consulting company, Targeted Drug Solutions, in Grayslake, Illinois, and serves as a visiting assistant professor at Trinity International University.

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