With the advent of analytical techniques and capabilities to measure particle sizes in nanometer ranges, there has been tremendous interest in the use of nanoparticles for more efficient methods of drug delivery. Nanoparticulate Drug Delivery Systems addresses the scientific methodologies, formulation, processing, applications, recent trends, and e

chapter 1|31 pages

Nanoparticulate Drug-Delivery Systems: An Overview

ByDeepak Thassu, Yashwant Pathak, Michel Deleers

chapter 2|17 pages

Nanosuspensions for Parenteral Delivery

ByBarrett E. Rabinow

chapter 3|10 pages

Nanoparticles Prepared Using Natural and Synthetic Polymers

BySudhir S. Chakravarthi, Dennis H. Robinson, Sinjan De

chapter 4|9 pages

Nanofiber-Based Drug Delivery

ByMatthew D. Burke, Dmitry Luzhansky

chapter 5|18 pages

Drug Nanocrystals—The Universal Formulation Approach for Poorly Soluble Drugs

ByJan Möschwitzer, Rainer H. Müller

chapter 6|10 pages

Lipid-Based Nanoparticulate Drug Delivery Systems

ByJun Wu, Xiaobin Zhao, Robert J. Lee

chapter 7|11 pages

Nanoengineering of Drug Delivery Systems

ByAshwath Jayagopal, V. Prasad Shastri

chapter 8|18 pages

Aerosol Flow Reactor Method for the Synthesis of Multicomponent Drug Nano- and Microparticles

ByJanne Raula, Hannele Eerikäinen, Anna Lähde, Esko I. Kauppinen

chapter 9|12 pages

Supercooled Smectic Nanoparticles

ByHeike Bunjes, Judith Kuntsche

chapter 11|14 pages

Biological Requirements for Nanotherapeutic Applications

ByJoseph F. Chiang

chapter 12|11 pages

Role of Nanobiotechnology in the Development of Nanomedicine

ByK. K. Jain

chapter 13|28 pages

Pharmaceutical Applications of Nanoparticulate Drug-Delivery Systems

ByYashwant Pathak, Deepak Thassu, Michel Deleers

chapter 15|35 pages

Nano-Carriers of Drugs and Genes for the Treatment of Restenosis

ByEinat Cohen-Sela, Victoria Elazar, Hila Epstein-Barash, Gershon Golomb

chapter 16|10 pages

Ocular Applications of Nanoparticulate Drug-Delivery Systems

ByAnnick Ludwig

chapter 17|10 pages

Nanoparticulate Systems for Central Nervous System Drug Delivery

ByJean-Christophe Olivier, Manuela Pereira de Oliveira

chapter 18|13 pages

Nanoparticles for Gene Delivery: Formulation Characteristics

ByJaspreet K. Vasir, Vinod Labhasetwar

chapter 19|12 pages

Gastrointestinal Applications of Nanoparticulate Drug-Delivery Systems

ByMaria Rosa Gasco

chapter 20|9 pages

Nanoparticles as Adjuvant-Vectors for Vaccination

BySocorro Espuelas, Carlos Gamazo, María José Blanco-Prieto, Juan M. Irache

chapter 21|11 pages

Transdermal Applications of Nanoparticulates

ByJongwon Shim