Nanoparticle Technology for Drug Delivery

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Ram B. Gupta, Uday B. Kompella
Taylor & Francis, Jan 13, 2006 - Medical - 416 pages
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Nanoparticles, products of nanotechnology, are of increasing interest to the pharmaceutical community. They can increase drug solubility, enhance bioavailability, allow tissue targeting, offer decreased side-effects, and improve therapeutic efficacy. Presenting the most pertinent and practical issues in the manufacturing and biological application of nanoparticles, this source presents state-of-the-art scientific contributions by seasoned authorities in the field.

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Dr Ram B. Gupta is a Distinguished Chair Professor and Chair of the Chemical Engineering Graduate Program at Auburn University. He has published numerous research papers and holds several patents on biofuels, nanotechnology, hydrogen fuel, and supercritical fluid technology and is the recipient of several national awards. He is a Fellow of the Alabama Academy of Science. He served on the editorial advisory boards of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research and Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine and is currently serving on the editorial boards of the Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, Research Letters in Nanotechnology, the Open Nanomedicine Journal, the International Journal of Chemical Engineering, and Research Letters in Chemical Engineering. His recent books are Nanoparticle Technology for Drug Delivery; Solubility in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide; Hydrogen Fuel: Production, Transport, and Storage; and Gasoline, Diesel, and Ethanol Biofuels from Grasses and Plants.