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Biomedical Sciences | Drug Delivery Systems: Advanced Technologies Potentially Applicable in Personalised Treatment

Drug Delivery Systems: Advanced Technologies Potentially Applicable in Personalised Treatment

Coelho, Jorge (Ed.)

2013, XVII, 421 p. 124 illus., 67 illus. in color.

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  • Covers the polymers available for drug delivery systems
  • Multidisciplinary approach to afford effective solutions for personalised treatments
  • Describes the importance of self-assembly in the preparation of tailor made nanoparticles
  • Describes the technological tendencies in the area
  • Written by leading experts in the field

This book is part of a series dedicated to recent advances on preventive, predictive and personalised medicine (APPPM). It focuses on the theme of “Drug delivery systems: advanced technologies potentially applicable in personalised treatments”. The critical topics involving the development and preparation of effective drug delivery systems, such as: polymers available, self-assembly, nanotechnology, pharmaceutical formulations, three dimensional structures, molecular modeling, tailor-made solutions and technological tendencies, are carefully discussed. The understanding of these areas constitutes a paramount route to establish personalised and effective solutions for specific diseases and individuals.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Drug Delivery Systems - Nanocarriers - Personalised Medicine - Pharmaceutical formulations - Polymers

Related subjects » Biomedical Sciences - Chemistry - Internal Medicine - Polymer Science

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