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Drug Delivery Devices and Therapeutic Systems - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128198384

Drug Delivery Devices and Therapeutic Systems

1st Edition

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Author: Eric Chappel
Paperback ISBN: 9780128198384
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st November 2020
Page Count: 400
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Table of Contents

  1. Therapeutic applications
    2. Implantable Drug Devices
    3. Microfluidics
    4. Nanotechnology
    5. Biodegradable Hydrogel
    6. Microneedles
    7. Wearable DDS


Drug Delivery Devices and Therapeutic Systems examines the current technology and innovations moving drug delivery systems (DDS) forward. The book provides an overview on the therapeutic use of drug delivery devices, including design, applications, and a description of the design of each device. While other books focus on the therapy, the primary emphasis in this book is on current technologies for DDS applications, including microfluidics, nanotechnology, biodegradable hydrogel and microneedles, with a special emphasis on wearable DDS.

As part of the Developments in Biomedical Engineering and Bioelectronics series, this book is written by experts in the field and informed with information directly from manufacturers. Pharmaceutical scientists, medical researchers, biomedical engineers and clinical professionals will find this an essential reference.

Key Features

  • Provides essential information on the most recent drug delivery systems available
  • Explains current technology and its applications to drug delivery
  • Contains contributions from biomedical engineers, pharmaceutical scientists and manufacturers


Pharmaceutical scientists, academic researchers, research scientists and graduate students in universities and in industry


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About the Author

Eric Chappel

Dr. Chappel is a project manager with 15 years of product development experience. In this role he leads the development of wearable Bolus Injectors and flow control valves for drug delivery and manages the MEMS design team. Before joining Debiotech, Dr. Chappel worked with Memscap SA to develop and industrialize the packaging of optical MEMS, and with Max Planck Institute to study the magnetic properties of Li-ion battery materials.

Affiliations and Expertise

Debiotech SA, Lausanne, Switzerland