1st Edition

Bio-Targets and Drug Delivery Approaches

Edited By Sabyasachi Maiti, Kalyan Kumar Sen Copyright 2017
    612 Pages 88 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    610 Pages 88 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    The advances in drug delivery systems over recent years have resulted in a large number of novel delivery systems with the potential to revolutionize the treatment and prevention of diseases. Bio-Targets and Drug Delivery Approaches is an easy-to-read book for students, researchers and pharmaceutical scientists providing a comprehensive introduction to the principles of advanced drug delivery and targeting their current applications and potential future developments.

    Chapter 1: Basic Concepts in Drug Targeting

    Chapter 2: Biological Targets: Identification, Selection and Validation

    Chapter 3: Emerging Therapeutic Targets for Diabetes

    Chapter 4: Prodrug Strategy: An Effective Tool in Drug Delivery and Targeting

    Chapter 5: Drug Targeting Strategies to CNS Disorders

    Chapter 6: Natural Polymers in Colon Targeting: Approaches and Future Perspectives

    Chapter 7: Lymphatic Drug Targeting

    Chapter 8: New Drug Targets and Drug Delivery Strategies for Various Ocular Disorders

    Chapter 9: Bone Target Drug Delivery Systems

    Chapter 10: Targeted Drug Delivery in Solid Tumours: An Overview and Novel Approaches for Therapy

    Chapter 11: Mitochondria as an Emerging Target for the Delivery of Small Therapeutic Molecules

    Chapter 12: Antisense Oligonucleotide-Mediated Target Specific Gene Silencing: Design, Delivery Strategies and Therapeutic Applications

    Chapter 13: Biodegradable Polymeric Carriers for Delivery of siRNA

    Chapter 14: Organic-Inorganic Nanocomposites for Biomedical Applications

    Chapter 15: Carbon Nanotube Induced Targeted Drug Delivery

    Chapter 16: Functionalized Cyclodextrin: A Versatile Supramolecular Systems for Drug Delivery

    Chapter 17: Nanopolymer Scaffolds as Novel Carriers for Cells and Drugs

    Chapter 18: Biotargets for Polyionic Glucan Derivatives and their Nano-Therapeutic Systems

    Chapter 19: Novel Carriers for Targeted Delivery of Herbal Medicines

    Chapter 20: Toxicological Concerns Related to Nanoscale Drug Delivery Systems


    Dr. Sabyasachi Maiti is a Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutics, Gupta College of Technological Sciences, Asansol, West Bengal, India. He completed his doctoral thesis in the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India and has 13 years of experience in academia and drug delivery research.
    In addition to this he has guided 20 master’s theses and one doctoral thesis. Not only is Maiti credited with more than 50 research publications to his name, but he is a reviewer of various highly reputed international journals. He has also contributed 10 book chapters to publishers of international repute.
    He is the executive editor of the Journal of PharmaSciTech and life member of different professional bodies, including IPA, APTI and ISCA, as well as a fellow of the Indian Chemical Society (FICS).

    Dr. Kalyan Kumar Sen is an M. Pharm (Pharmaceutics) and Ph.D from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India. He has 29 years of work experience in different fields of Pharmacy, including both industry and teaching, and has guided over 30 master’s degree students and 2 PhD theses.
    A keen researcher, he has published around 30 research papers in several well-renowned, peer reviewed journals and enjoyed attending conferences to present his findings.
    Sen has also penned 3 book chapters, which were published by national and international publishers. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of PharmaSciTech, an international publication of Trinity Trust.
    A life member of various professional bodies including APTI, ISTE and ISCA, he currently holds the post of Principal and Professor in Pharmaceutics at Gupta College of Technological Sciences, Asansol, West Bengal, India.