This book details the novel nanocarriers named 'invasomes" and how they are used for dermal and transdermal drug delivery. The text describes their composition, usage of skin as a drug delivery route and liposomes as skin delivery systems. Included are reviewed studies revealing the importance of invasomes in this field.
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About the Author
- The skin as a drug delivery route
- Lipid-based vesicles (liposomes) as skin delivery systems
- Invasomes as drug nanocarriers for dermal and transdermal drug delivery
Dr. Nina Dragićević is a professor in Pharmaceutical technology at the Department of Pharmacy at the Singidunum University in Belgrade, Serbia. She earned her master’s degree at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Pharmacy, in 1999 and subsequently earned a Magister Degree and a PhD (summa cum laude, Dr. rer. nat.) in Pharmaceutical technology from the University of Belgrade and the Friedrich-Schiller University Jena, Germany, respectively. Before her employment at the University Singidunum, Dr. Dragićević worked as an accredited specialist in Pharmaceutical technology in the state pharmaceutical chain Apoteka "Beograd" in Belgrade. From 2007 to 2013 she was responsible for the preparation of compounded drugs for different routes of administration in pharmacies of Apoteka "Beograd", and in 2013 she was appointed director of the Production Department in the same company. She has published in a variety of international journals and she is editor of six books.