Advances in Nanotechnology-Based Drug Delivery Systems

Advances in Nanotechnology-Based Drug Delivery Systems

1st Edition - May 20, 2022

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  • Editors: Anupam Das Talukdar, Satyajit Sarker, Jayanta Patra
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323884501

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Advances in Nanotechnology-Based Drug Delivery Systems covers the core concepts and latest research regarding the use of nanoscale materials for the development and application of drug delivery systems. The book introduces the reader to nanotechnology in drug delivery, covering the synthesis, encapsulation techniques, characterization and key properties of nanoscale drug delivery systems. Later chapters review the broad range of target applications, including site-specific delivery of drugs for cardiovascular disease, cancer, bacterial infection, bone regeneration. and much more. This book helps translate advanced research into a clinical setting, analyzing the toxicity and health and safety challenges associated with utilizing nanotechnology in biomedicine. This will be a useful reference for those interested in nano-sized drug delivery in biomedicine, including academics and researchers in materials science, biomedical engineering, pharmaceutical science and related disciplines.

Key Features

  • Provides a clear introduction to nanotechnology in drug delivery, covering key principles, synthesis, characterization and unique properties of nanoscale materials for drug delivery systems<
  • Discusses preclinical, clinical and patented nano-drug delivery systems, enabling the reader to grasp the current state-of-the-art and market
  • Covers a broad range of targets for nanoscale drug delivery systems, such as in neurological disorders, oral disease, renal disease, cancer, skin protection, and much more


Materials scientists, biomedical engineers and pharmaceutical scientists

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction to nanotechnology and drug delivery
    2. Methods for nanoparticle synthesis and delivery
    3. Characterization of nanoparticles
    4. Stability and shelf life of therapeutic nanoparticles
    5. Advantages of nanomedicines
    6. Nanotechnology based drug delivery to cure chronic diseases
    7. Nanotechnology and oral health
    8. Bone tissue engineering using nanotechnology-based drug delivery system
    9. Nanotechnology in gene delivery
    10. Nanotechnology in cosmetics
    11. Drug and gene delivery using nanocarriers
    12. Limitations of nano-drug delivery systems
    13. Pre-clinical, clinical, and patented nano-drug delivery systems
    14. Challenges and hazards associated with nanotechnology in drug delivery
    15. Nanotechnology based cancer drug delivery
    16. Regulatory Aspects: Toxicity and Safety

Product details

  • No. of pages: 400
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2022
  • Published: May 20, 2022
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323884501

About the Editors

Anupam Das Talukdar

Dr Anupam Das Talukdar, MSc PhD is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Life Science and Bioinformatics at Assam University, Silchar, India and have 12 years of teaching experience in the area of Phytochemistry He is an Editorial Board member and reviewer for the journal, Phytochemical Analysis. His research focuses on medicinal plants, and bioactive compounds for drug delivery and computer aided drug designing.. Dr Talukdar has edited 4 books and written 24 book chapters on the topic of natural products for medicinal purposes.He has published more than 80 articles in national and international peer reviewed journals covering medicinal plants of North Eastern part of India, bioactivity of phytochemicals , antimicrobial , anticancancer activity and insilico drug designing.Dr.Talukdar has supervised 12 PhD scholar in the area of phytochemistry and CADD and have 4 ongoing research projects funded by different Indian agencies like DBT,UGC and SERB.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Life Science and Bioinformatics, Assam University, Silchar, India

Satyajit Sarker

Satyajit Sarker
Prof Satyajit D Sarker, the Editor-in-Chief of Phytochemical Analysis, and the former President of the Phytochemical Society of Europe (2018-20), is the Director of School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University. He is a Pharmacy Professor and the Founding Head of the Centre for Natural Products Discovery, launched in January 2019. He served as a Visiting Scientist (Guest Professor), awarded by the Chinese Academy of Sciences to carry out a joint research project at the Wuhan Botanical Garden, and a Visiting Professor at the School of Medicine, Taylor’s University, Malaysia (May 2019 – April 2021). He has recently been awarded with an Honorary Professorship at the University of East Anglia (2020-24). He obtained BPharm (Hons) and MPharm degrees from Dhaka University, and completed his PhD in Phytochemistry from Strathclyde University, Glasgow, UK. His research focuses on anticancer, anti-inflammatory, antimalarial, antimicrobial, chemopreventive and wound-healing properties of phytochemicals. Prof Sarker is in the Editorial Board of >35 international journals including Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, Current Medicinal Chemistry, Current Trends in Medicinal Chemistry, DARU, Diversity, Molecules andPhytomedicine Plus, and a reviewer for over 80 journals. He co-authored/co-edited 15 books, of which, the popular textbook, Chemistry for Pharmacy Students (Wiley & Sons) first published in 2007 and the second edition in 2019, has been translated in Indonesian, Japanese, Greek and Portuguese languages. Prof Sarker has published well over 650 publications to date.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK

Jayanta Patra

Dr Jayanta Kumar Patra, MSc, PhD, PDF, is an Assistant Professor at the Research Institute of Biotechnology & Medical Converged Science at Dongguk University, Republic of Korea. He has around 14 years of research and teaching experience in the fields of pharmacology and nano-biotechnology. His current research focuses on nanoparticle synthesis by green technology methods and associated biomedical applications: green synthesis of silver, gold, iron, calcium, phosphorous nanoparticles using food waste, agricultural waste and plant materials and evaluation of their antibacterial, antioxidant and cytotoxicity potential. He also focuses on the antibacterial synergistic potential of nanoparticles and conjugation with different antibiotics, drugs etc. along with ethno-medicinal potential of plants. Dr Patra has published >150 articles in various national and international peer-reviewed journals, including Materials Science and Engineering C, Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine, International Journal of nanomedicine and Journal of Nanobiotechnology and around 35 book chapters. He is editor of 16 books covering nanotechnology in pharmacology, biomedicine and food sciences, including titles published with Apple Academic Press, CRC Press and Springer. He is currently also an editorial board member of >10 international journals, including BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Frontiers in Nanotechnology, Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, and Frontiers in Microbiology.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Research Institute of Biotechnology and Medical Converged Science, Dongguk University, Seoul, South Korea

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