Stimuli Responsive Polymeric Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery Applications, Volume 1 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081019979

Stimuli Responsive Polymeric Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery Applications, Volume 1

1st Edition

Types and triggers

Editors: Abdel Salam Hamdy Makhlouf Nedal Y. Abu-Thabit
Hardcover ISBN: 9780081019979
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st June 2018
Page Count: 700
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Stimuli Responsive Polymeric Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery Applications, Volume One: Types and Triggers discusses, in detail, the recent trends in designing biodegradable and biocompatible single-responsive polymers and nanoparticles for safe drug delivery. Focusing on the most advanced materials and technologies, evaluation methods, and advanced synthesis techniques stimuli-responsive polymers, the book is an essential reference for scientists with an interest in drug delivery vehicles. Sections focus on innovation, development and the increased global demand for biodegradable and biocompatible responsive polymers and nanoparticles for safe drug delivery.

Key Features

  • Offers an in-depth look at the basic and fundamental aspects of alternative stimuli-responsive polymers, mechanisms, structure, synthesis and properties
  • Provides a well-defined categorization for stimuli-responsive polymers for drug delivery based on different triggering mechanisms
  • Discusses novel approaches and challenges for scaling up and commercialization of stimuli-responsive polymers

Readership

Materials scientists, pharmaceutical scientists and biomedical engineers based at universities, national labs, and medical device companies

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction
1. Historical perspective on advanced drug delivery: from conventional macroscale systems to controlled, targeted and responsive nanoscale systems
2. Stimuli-responsive polymers as smart drug delivery systems: classifications based on carrier type and triggered release mechanism
Part II: Endogenous & Exogenous Stimuli-Responsive Drug Delivery Systems
3. The Smart chemistry of stimuli-responsive polymeric carriers for target drug delivery applications
4. Enzyme-responsive polymers for drug delivery applications
5. Ionic-strength responsive polymers for drug delivery applications
6. pH responsive polymers for drug delivery applications
7. Thermo-responsive polymers for drug delivery applications
8. Magnetically responsive polymers for drug delivery applications
Part III: Polymeric Nanocarriers for Stimuli-Responsive Drug Delivery Systems
9. Responsive block copolymers for drug delivery applications. Part 1: Endogenous stimuli-responsive drug release systems
10. Responsive block copolymers for drug delivery applications. Part 2: Exogenous stimuli-responsive drug release systems
11. Responsive polymer conjugates for drug delivery applications
12. Stimuli-Responsive polymersomes for Drug Delivery Applications
13. Responsive polyelectrolyte multilayer nanofilms for drug delivery applications
14. Responsive polyelectrolyte complexes for drug delivery applications
15. Responsive polymer nanoparticles for drug delivery applications
16. Stimulus responsive nanogels for drug delivery
17. Stimulus responsive polymeric hydrogels/ nanogels for drug delivery applications
Part IV: Biopolymer and Biodegradable Nanocarriers for Stimuli-Responsive Drug Delivery Systems
18. Bioinspired polymeric carriers for drug delivery applications
19. Responsive biopolymer carriers for drug delivery applications
20. Responsive polymer-biomacromolecules conjugates for drug delivery
21. Responsive Biopolymer-based microgels/nanogels for drug delivery applications
22. Stimuli-responsive poly(e-caprolactone)s for drug delivery applications
23. Responsive polysaccharides and polysaccharides-based nanoparticles for drug delivery
24. Responsive cyclodextrins as polymeric carriers for drug delivery applications
25. Chitosan as responsive polymer for drug delivery application
26. Biodegradable Polyhydroxyalkanoates for stimuli-responsive drug delivery applications
27. Biodegradable polymeric micelles for targeted and controlled drug delivery

Details

No. of pages:
700
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
Hardcover ISBN:
9780081019979

About the Editor

Abdel Salam Hamdy Makhlouf

Dr. Abdel Salam Hamdy Makhlouf is a Professor of Materials Science and Technology in the Central Metallurgical Research and Development Institute, and a Consultant and Expert Reviewer for several international companies, funding agencies and universities, and Advisor Editor for Elsevier, USA. He has won numerous national and international prestigious awards including Humboldt Research Award for Experienced Scientists at Max Planck Institute, Germany, Fulbright Visiting Scholar, NSF Fellow, and Dept. of Energy Fellow, USA, Belgian Federal Science Research Fellowship, Arab Youth Excellence Award in Innovation, Shoman Award in Engineering Science, National Prize of Egypt in Advanced Science and Technology, Egyptian Prize of Excellence in Surface Technology and Corrosion, Egyptian Prize of Excellence and Innovation in Materials Science and their Applications 2009, and An-Najah Prize for Research. Dr. Makhlouf is the editor of 13 books, 20 book chapters and over 180 articles. He is Senior Editor of Insciences Journal, Nanotechnology Section. He supervised and graduated 10 PhD and Master’s students, and 3 postdoctoral fellows. He is also a member of the European Science Foundation College of Expert Reviewers, an Expert Evaluator for the EU’s FP7, expert for the German Ministry of Education and Research, reviewer for the German Academic Exchange Service, and expert for the German Aerospace Center. He is a reviewer and panelist for the NSF programs: MME, MEP, and CREST, and a reviewer for the US Fulbright Commission, the Qatar Foundation, the Kuwait Foundation, and the National Centre of Science and Technology Evaluation, Kazakhstan.

Affiliations and Expertise

Formerly, Professor, Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering Department, University of Texas, USA

Nedal Y. Abu-Thabit

Nedal Y. Abu-Thabit is currently Assistant Professor and Course Director of the Polymer Division in the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering Technololgy, Jubail Industrial College, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Thabit has published numerous papers in international journals and has several patents to his name. Dr. Abu-Thabit’s research interests include synthesis of polymers, nanoparticles and nanowires for medical applications.

Affiliations and Expertise

Nedal Y. Abu-Thabit is currently Assistant Professor and Course Director of the Polymer Division in the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering Technololgy, Jubail Industrial College, Saudi Arabia.

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