Advanced Drug Formulation Design to Optimize Therapeutic Outcomes: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Advanced Drug Formulation Design to Optimize Therapeutic Outcomes

1st Edition

Edited by Robert O. Williams, David R. Taft, Jason T. McConville

CRC Press

536 pages | 180 B/W Illus.

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Description

This title demonstrates how advanced formulation designs and delivery technologies can be used to improve drug efficacy and treatment outcomes in particular therapeutic categories or disease states. It discusses nanoparticle systems for cancer treatments, and also presents cutting edge immono-regulation agents for transplantation and the local targeting of drugs, especially poorly water soluble drugs to provide enhanced therapeutic outcomes. In addition, this title highlights areas of therapy showing the most promise for improvement in clinical outcomes via advanced formulation design.

Table of Contents

Short Contents

Part 1: Infectious Diseases. Introduction. Pulmonary Infections. Oral Infections. Systemic Infections. Ophthalmic Infections. Part 2: Oncology. Introduction. Targeted Nanoparticle Systems for Cancer Therapy. Systemic Delivery of Anti-cancer Agents. Cancer and the Blood Brain Barrier. Part 3: Transplantation. Immunosuppression for Transplantation Patients. Systemic Delivery of Immunosuppressants. Targeted Delivery of Immunosuppresants. Part 4: Other Therapies. Trans-Mucosal Delivery. CNS Diseases. Endocrinological Diseases

About the Series

Drugs and the Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED071000
MEDICAL / Pharmacology