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Drug Delivery

Author(s): Ashim K. Mitra, PhD, Chairman and Curator's Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri
Deep Kwatra, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas
Aswani Dutt Vadlapudi, PhD, Scientist, Technical Services, Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Morgantown, West Virginia
  • ISBN-13: 9781284025682
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Drug Delivery is the latest and most up-to-date text on drug delivery and offers an excellent working foundation for students and clinicians in health professions and graduate students including nursing, pharmacy, medicine, and dentistry, as well as researchers and scientists. Presenting complex content in an organized and concise format, this accessible text provides a detailed overview of drug delivery systems, routes of drug administration and development of various formulations. This text provides a comprehensive review of the cutting edge research being carried out in this field and a focus on the worldwide research on drug delivery and targeting at the molecular, cellular, and organ levels.

  • CNS delivery
  • Gene delivery
  • Ocular delivery
  • World-wide research on drug delivery
  • Recent advances in drug delivery

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Navigate Companion Website, including:
• Chapter Quizzes
• Crossword Puzzles
• Interactive Flashcards
• Interactive Glossary
• Matching Exercises

• Instructor’s Manual, including a Sample Syllabus and Answer Key for end-of-chapter Review Questions
• Lecture Outlines in PowerPoint Format, featuring more than 450 slides
• Test Bank, including more than 400 questions

Applicable Courses

Drug Delivery
Drug Delivery Systems
Dosage Forms
Pharmaceutics II
Drug Targeting
Controlled Drug Delivery
Basic Pharmaceutics
Basic and Clinical Pharmacokinetics

Chapter  1  Drug Delivery: An Evolving Concept
Chapter  2  Barriers to Drug Delivery
Chapter  3  In Vitro Models in Drug Discovery and Delivery
Chapter  4  Routes of Drug Delivery
Chapter  5  Novel Drug Delivery Systems
Chapter  6  Controlled Drug Delivery
Chapter  7  Polymers in Drug Delivery
Chapter  8  Multifunctional Nanocarriers for Tumor Drug Delivery and Imaging
Chapter  9  Oral Delivery
Chapter  10  Ocular Drug Delivery
Chapter  11  Transmucosal Drug Delivery
Chapter  12  Transdermal Drug Delivery
Chapter  13  Pulmonary and Nasal Drug Delivery
Chapter  14  Vaginal Drug Delivery
Chapter  15  Drug Delivery to the CNS: Breaking Down the Barrier
Chapter  16  Gene Delivery
Chapter  17  Peptide and Protein Drug Delivery
Chapter  18  Drug Metabolomics and Proteomics Analysis in Drug Delivery and Discovery

Ashim K. Mitra, PhD-Chairman and Curator's Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri

Ashim K. Mitra received his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry in 1983 from the University of Kansas. He is currently a Curators’ Professor of Pharmacy at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, as well as the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Research, Chairman of the Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Co-director of the Vision Research Center at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. For the past three decades he has conducted extensive research in various drug delivery technologies, including ocular drug delivery. He and his research personnel have published more than 315 peer-reviewed research articles in high-impact international journals; published more than 550 abstracts at scientific meetings, including the annual conferences of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS), the Society of Toxicology, and The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO); have given more than 115 presentations to a wide audience (including several universities, pharmaceutical companies, and scientific organizations); and have been issued nine U.S. patents. Between 2013 and 2014 alone he has edited five books and contributed to more than 60 book chapters. Several of his articles have been recognized as being among the most downloaded articles in their respective journals.

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Deep Kwatra, PhD-Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas

Deep Kwatra received his interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Molecular Biology & Biochemistry in 2011 from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He is currently pursuing a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Kansas Medical Center in the Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology. He is also a pharmacist by training with a Bachelors of Pharmacy from Smriti College of Pharmaceutical Education in Indore, India. Over the past decade he has worked extensively towards development of in vitro cell culture models for better prediction of bioavailability of drugs and formulations. He has also developed prodrugs specifically targeted towards influx transporters on the eye for more efficient ocular drug delivery. Additionally, he has collaborated with many labs working on enhancing delivery of small molecules and biologics to the eye. He has published more than 20 peer-reviewed scientific research and review articles in high-impact international journals. He has also contributed to many books focused on different aspects of drug delivery. He has presented more than 50 abstracts at scientific meetings, including the annual American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS), The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), and American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) conferences. He was awarded the Young Investigator Award by the American Association of Indian Scientists in Cancer Research Foundation at the AACR 2012 annual meeting.

Aswani Dutt Vadlapudi, PhD-Scientist, Technical Services, Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Morgantown, West Virginia

Aswani Dutt Vadlapudi received his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics and Drug Design in 2013 from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy. He currently holds a Managerial Scientist position at Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Vadlapudi is actively engaged in improving drug delivery and drug development strategies with extensive experience in manufacturing of solid oral dosage forms, process optimization, scaleup, and investigations. His research accomplishments include transporter targeted drug delivery, prodrug development, and formulation approaches for improving oral and ocular drug absorption of both small molecules and macromolecules. He is an active member of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) and The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). Dr. Vadlapudi is a member of review committees and scientific boards of many international journals. He has authored/coauthored more than 25 peer-reviewed research and review articles in reputable international journals. Most of his publications are highly cited and recognized as being among the most downloaded articles in their respective journals. He has also contributed to many book chapters in the field of drug delivery and drug development.

  • "These book chapters describing the most important, cutting-edge technologies used in drug delivery systems are indispensable for company workers developing drug delivery technologies. Each of the chapters is generously supplemented with high-quality Tables, Figures and Illustrations that would enhance the reader's understanding of the fundamentals and advances of drug delivery systems."
    --Dr. Cristobal L. Miranda, Ph.D
    Research Assistant Professor in Medicinal Chemistry
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Linus Pauling Institute
    Oregon State University

  • "The information in the textbook is current; the pharmaceutical products examples in the textbook can stimulate pharmacy students’ interest in pharmaceutics subject. The learning objectives, summary and illustrations provided in each chapter are very helpful for students' understanding. Drug delivery is a fast developing subject. This textbook provides more up-to-date information compared to other commonly used pharmaceutics textbooks."
    --Yun Bai, PhD
    Assistant Professor

  • "This book presents various aspects of different routes of drug delivery in a systematic way."

    "The target audience includes undergraduate and graduate students, academicians, and scientists. Anyone interested in drug delivery technologies will find this an excellent reference. The primary editor, Dr. Ashim Mitra, is a renowned scholar and many of the contributors are well-known academicians."

    ~Rahmat M. Talukder, PhD, RPh(West Coast University School of Pharmacy)

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ISBN-13: 9781284025682

Instructor Manual
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Navigate Companion Website: Drug Delivery

ISBN-13: 9781449674274

Navigate Companion Website: Drug Delivery


Drug Delivery

ISBN-13: 9781449674274