1st Edition

3D Printing and Microfluidics in Dermatology Innovations in Drug Delivery

Edited By Madhulika Pradhan, Krishna Yadav Copyright 2025
    408 Pages 34 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    3D Printing and Microfluidics in Dermatology provides thorough exploration and applications of 3D printing and microfluidics within the field of dermatology. It investigates various methods utilized in these fields, such as 3D bio-printing, nano-transporters, microscopic fabrication, and device development.

    The book not only examines practical applications but also delves into the design principles crucial for implementing these techniques using specific materials tailored to their intended purposes. Additionally, it addresses ethical concerns and regulatory considerations pertinent to these evolving technologies.

    Key features include:

    • A detailed insight into the utilization of 3D printing and microfluidic technologies for treating skin disorders.
    • Exploration of design concepts necessary for effective implementation, considering the unique properties of materials involved.
    • Coverage of diverse methodologies, ranging from 3D bioprinting to nano-transporters, microscopic fabrication, and device engineering.
    • In-depth discussion on ethical considerations vital for the sustainable development of the industry.
    • Investigation into advancements in material development, device design, fabrication techniques, and performance evaluation through preclinical and clinical studies.

    This book targets graduate students and researchers in fields such as 3D printing, dermatology, drug delivery, bioengineering, and pharmaceutical sciences.

    1. The basic concept of 3D printing and its application in dermatological conditions. 
    Mukesh Kumar Sharma, Umesh Vishwakarma, Ajazuddin, Vineet Devangan, Parag Jain, Dipti Verma
    2. Bioink as Integral Material for 3D Printing. 
    Kushagra Nagori, Rashnita Sharma, Anshita Shukla, Kartik T. Nakhate, Dhansay Dewangan
    3. Biomedical Application of 3D Printing. 
    Harish Bhardwaj and Rajendra Kumar Jangde
    4. Recent trends and pharmaceutical applications for 3D printing in dermal drug delivery. 
    Ashish Kumar Pandey, Achal Mishra, and Shekhar Verma
    5. 3D Printing for In Vitro and In Vivo Skin Disease Models. 
    Monika Bhairam, Bina Gidwani, Ravindra Kumar Pandey, and Shiv Shankar Shukla
    6. 3D Bioprinting for Skin and Tissue Engineering. 
    Sachin Gupta, Ganesh Kumar, Swati Dubey, Geetika Sharma, Shalini Singh, and Sunita Minz
    7. Nwere Dimension: 4D and 5D Printing Opportunities in Drug Delivery to the Skin. 
    S. Princely Ebenezer Gnanakani and R Vijayalakshmi
    8. Regulatory Perspective on 3d-Printing in Dermaceuticals. 
    Kantrol Kumar Sahu, Ravi Verma, Ramakant Joshi, and Ritesh Jain
    9. Basic concept of microfluidics and its application in dermatological conditions. 
    Kiran Sharma, Pankaj Kumar Bhatt, and Monika Kaurav
    10. Materials and techniques for microfabrication of microfluidic device. 
    Shashikant Chandrakar, Krishna Yadav, and Madhulika Pradhan
    11. Biomedical Applications of Microfluidics. 
    Leena Kumari, Barnali Maiti Sinha, Madhuri Baghel, Kalyani Sakure, Alok Singh Thakur, Tapan Kumar Giri, and Hemant Badwaik
    12. Application of microfluidics in dermal drug delivery system. 
    Shiv Shankar Shukla, Varsha Sahu, Ravindra Kumar Pandey, Amber Vyas, and Bina Gidwani
    13. 3D Printed Microfluidic Devices with Integrated Biosensors for Dermatological Application. 
    Astha Verma and Khomendra Kumar Sarwa
    14. Regulatory Perspective on Microfluidics in Dermaceuticals. 
    Krishna Yadav, J John Kirubakaran, S Princely Ebenezer Gnanakani, Manju Rawat Singh, Deependra Singh, Sunita Minz, Wasim Raza, Rakesh Tirkey, Nagendra Singh Chouhan, Pravin Kumar Sahu, and Madhulika Pradhan


    Dr. Madhulika Pradhan is a Professor and Principal at Gracious College of Pharmacy, Abhanpur, Chhattisgarh, India. She received her Ph.D. degree in Pharmaceutical Technology from Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, India. She has more than 15 years of academic and research experience. She has published more than 40 papers and 6 book chapters in nationally and internationally recognized journals. In various conference sessions, she has won numerous accolades for excellence in research at the international, national, and state levels (Malaysia, India, etc.). In addition, she has garnered with International Travel Award for her research presentation in Malaysia, Singapore, Denmark, and the USA. She is a member of several professional bodies, including the Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India and the Indian Pharmacy Graduates Association. Her principal research interests involve developing novel drug delivery systems for dermal disorders such as psoriasis and other autoimmune skin disorders using modern statistical and computational tools. She is an active reviewer of various journals.

    Dr. Krishna Yadav is an Assistant Professor and Active Researcher at Raipur Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India, with 8 years of academic and research experience. He holds a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Technology from Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, India. He has numerous published research articles, reviews, and book chapters in both national and international journals and books. Dr. Yadav holds an Australian Patent and an Indian Patent and has received various international, national, and state-level awards for research excellence. He is a member of several professional bodies.  His primary research focuses on innovative formulation and drug delivery techniques, particularly targeting such as psoriasis, breast cancer, bone disorders, and other conditions. Dr. Yadav is actively involved in the screening and evaluation of novel pharmacological agents and formulation development using advanced Drug Delivery Systems like nanovesicles, Solid Lipid Nanoparticles (SLNs), Nanostructured Lipid Carriers (NLCs), Exosomes, Carbon Quantum Dots, etc. His expertise includes bioanalytical techniques, Pharmacokinetics, advanced statistics, and proficiency in various biological platforms.