Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology: Innovation and Production: Innovation and Production

Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology: Innovation and Production: Innovation and Production

Author(s): Jean Cornier, Prof. Andrew Owen, Prof. Arno Kwade, Prof. Marcel Van de Voorde

Published Online: 2 DEC 2016 11:31PM EST

Print ISBN: 9783527340545

Online ISBN: 9783527800681

DOI: 10.1002/9783527800681

About this Book

With its focus on concrete methods and recent advances in applying nanotechnology to develop new drug therapies and medical diagnostics, this book provides an overall picture of the field, from the fundamentals of nanopharmacy with the characterisation and manufacturing methods to the role of nanoparticles and substances. Actual examples of utilization include drug development issues, translation to the clinic, market prospects, and industrial commercialization aspects. The applications described are taken from cancer treatment as well as other major therapeutic areas, such as infectious diseases and dermatology. An in-depth discussion on safety, regulatory, and societal aspects rounds off the book.
Written by a top team of editors and authors composed of the leading experts in Europe and the USA who have pioneered the field of nanopharmacy!

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Entry to the Nanopharmacy Revolution

  2. Part II: Fundamentals of Nanotechnology in Pharmacy

    1. Chapter 8

      Nanoparticle Characterization Methods: Applications of Synchrotron and Neutron Radiation (pages 157–174)

      Martha Brennich, Marité Cardenas, Hiram Castillo-Michel, Marine Cotte, V. Trevor Forsyth, Michael Haertlein, Simon A. J. Kimber, Geraldine Le Duc, Edward P. Mitchell, Adam Round, Murielle Salome and Michael Sztucki

    2. Chapter 10

      Nanopharmacy: Exploratory Methods for Polymeric Materials (pages 231–270)

      Kuldeep Bansal, Luana Sasso, Hiteshri Makwana, Sahar Awwad, Steve Brocchini and Cameron Alexander

  3. Part III: Development of Nanopharmaceuticals

    1. Chapter 14

      Micro- and Nano-Tools in Drug Discovery (pages 355–378)

      Andreas Dietzel, Monika Leester-Schädel and Stephan Reichl

    2. Chapter 18

      An Overview of Nanoparticle Biocompatibility for Their Use in Nanomedicine (pages 443–468)

      Matthew S.P. Boyles, Leagh G. Powell, Ali Kermanizadeh, Helinor J. Johnston, Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser, Vicki Stone and Martin J.D. Clift

    3. Chapter 20

      Regulatory Issues in Nanomedicines (pages 497–520)

      Marisa Papaluca, Falk Ehmann, Ruben Pita and Dolores Hernan

  4. Part IV: Pharmaceutical Applications of Nanomaterials

  5. Part V: The Nanopharmaceutical Market

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