ITAe | 2012 | ISBN: 9789535108108 | 510 pages | PDF | 14 MB
This reference discusses advances in the design, optimization, and adaptation of gene delivery systems for the treatment of cancer, cardiovascular, pulmonary, genetic, and infectious diseases, and considers assessment and review procedures involved in the development of gene-based pharmaceuticals.
This book collects reviews and original articles from eminent experts working in the interdisciplinary arena of novel drug delivery systems and their uses. From their direct and recent experience, the readers can achieve a wide vision on the new and ongoing potentialities of different drug delivery systems.
Since the advent of analytical techniques and capabilities to measure particle sizes in nanometer ranges, there has been tremendous interest in the use of nanoparticles for more efficient methods of drug delivery.
Section 1 Powder Technology in Drug Delivery
1 Hot-Melt Extrusion (HME): From Process to Pharmaceutical Applications
2 Development and Investigation of Dry Powder Inhalers for Cystic Fibrosis
3 The Role of Carrier in Dry Powder Inhaler
Section 2 Nanocarriers in Drug Delivery
4 Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery
5 Lipid Nanoparticulate Drug Delivery Systems: A Revolution in Dosage Form Design and Development
6 Niosomes as Carrier in Dermal Drug Delivery
7 Magnetic Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Surface Modifications and Application in Drug Delivery
8 Nanocarrier Systems for Transdermal Drug Delivery
9 Nanocarrier Systems for Transdermal Drug Delivery
Section 3 Miscellaneous
10 Oral Delivery of Insulin: Novel Approaches
11 Novel Mucoadhesive Polymers for Nasal Drug Delivery
12 Amphiphilic Cyclodextrins, Synthesis, Utilities and Application of Molecular Modeling in Their Design
13 Processing and Templating of Bioactive-Loaded Polymeric Neural Architectures: Challenges and Innovative Strategies
14 Novel Drug Delivery Systems for Modulation of Gastrointestinal Transit Time
15 Advanced Drug Carriers Targeting Bone Marrow
16 Gene Delivery Systems: Recent Progress in Viral and Non-Viral Therapy
17 Is Chronic Combination Therapy of HAART and a-ZAM, Herbal Preparation for HIV Infection Safe?
18 Nanoparticles Toxicity and Their Routes of Exposures
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