Drug Delivery Trends - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128178706

Drug Delivery Trends

1st Edition

Volume 3: Expectations and Realities of Multifunctional Drug Delivery Systems

Editors: Ranjita Shegokar
Paperback ISBN: 9780128178706
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 13th March 2020
Page Count: 316
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Drug Delivery Trends: Expectations and Realities of Multifunctional Drug Delivery Systems explores new trends in market and drug delivery therapy. Nanowires, 3D printing, Minitablets, EU regulations on registrations, GMP scale up challenges of nanocarriers are selected topics. Written by a diverse range of international researchers from industry and academia, the chapters examine specific aspects of characterization and manufacturing for pharmaceutical applications as well as regulatory and policy aspects. The Multifunctional Drug Delivery Systems books provide a platform to discuss opportunities and challenges in development of micro-nanomedicine and other drug delivery systems, review industrial manufacturing challenges, discuss current and future market trends, facilitate the insight sharing within various expertise area, and establish collaborations between academic scientists, industrial and clinical researchers;

This book connects formulation scientists, regulatory experts, engineers, clinical experts and regulatory stake holders. The wide scope of the book ensures it is a valuable reference resource for researchers in both academia and the pharmaceutical industry who want to learn more about the status of drug delivery systems.

Key Features

  • Investigates current and new trends in micro-nano pharmaceuticals
  • Examines drug delivery trends in OSDFs including minitablet, nano-micro OSDFs)
  • Includes regulatory discussions of quality and legal guidelines
  • Contains in-depth investigation of specific aspects of drug delivery systems


Pharmaceutical Scientists in academia and industry; pharmacologists; regulatory experts; bioengineers

Table of Contents

  1. Academia-industry-CRO-CMO- we work together
    2. Herbal actives DDS and potential
    3. Role of API manufacturer in DDS
    4. Nano-vaccines
    5. 3D printing
    6. Hot melt extrusion
    7. Minitables
    8. Mesoporous silica solubility enhancement
    9. Liposomes herbal drug delivery landscape
    10. Microspheres- new dimensions
    11. Solid dispersions
    12. conv
    13. tbd
    14. tbd
    15. tbd


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About the Editor

Ranjita Shegokar

Dr. Ranjita Shegokar holds a PhD degree in Pharmaceutical Technology from the SNDT University, India, and has been postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Pharmaceutics, Biopharmaceutics and NutriCosmetics at Free University of Berlin, Germany. Since last 8 years she is working in the pharmaceutical industry in various technical/R&D roles. Currently, she serves as Director of Pharma Business Unit at Capnomed GmbH, Germany. She has authored many research articles, book chapters, and presented several research papers in conferences. She has filed multiple patent application in area of drug delivery and drug targeting. She received several national and international awards for her research. Her areas of interest include polymeric nanoparticles, nanocrystals, lipid nanoparticles (SLNs/NLCs), nanoemulsions and role of excipients in delivery systems.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Pharma Business Unit, Capnomed GmbH, Germany

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