Applications of Targeted Nano-Drugs and Delivery Systems: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery explores the applications of Nano-drugs and their delivery systems, investigating the role they can play in key body systems and major diseases. The book explores how nanotechnology can be deployed in developing new drug delivery systems and how they enable pharmaceutical companies to reformulate existing drugs on the market, thereby extending the lifetime of products and enhancing performance by increasing effectiveness, safety and patient adherence, and ultimately reducing healthcare cost. Reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of the subject matter, this book includes contributions by experts from different fields.
Readers will find a reference and practical source of guidance for researchers, students and scientists working in the fields of nanotechnology, materials science, and technology and biomedical science.
- Enables readers from different fields to access recent research and protocols across traditional boundaries
- Focuses on protocols and techniques, as well as the knowledge base of the field, thus enabling those in R&D to learn about, and successfully deploy, cutting-edge techniques
- Explores the applications of Nano-drugs and their delivery systems, investigating the role they can play in key body systems and major disease types
2. Application and Perspective of pH-responsive nano-drug delivery systems
3. Development of nano-based drug delivery system: A review on its mechanism
4. Nano-based drug delivery system: A comprehensive review
5. Recent advances on development of nano-drug delivery
6. Nanoengineered thermoresponsive nano-drugs
7. Graphene and graphene-based nano drug delivery carrier: a critical review
8. Recent Advance Technology Combined Nanoparticles for Treatment of Cancer
9. Nanotechnology towards treating cancer: a comprehensive review
10. Oncology and Nano-based drug delivery: a global perspective
11. Nanotechnological approach for herbal drugs, cosmeceuticals, and nutraceuticals
12. A mechanistic detail on nano-antiviral and nano-antimicrobials
13. Antiviral and antimicrobial potentiality of nano-drugs
14. Nanotechnology in targeted drug delivery and therapeutics
15. Enginnered nanomaterials for smart drug release: Understanding Nano-Drugs
16. Nano-Drugs for Curing Malaria: The plausibilities
17. Nano-based gene knockout studies and miRNA replacement
18. Transdermal and intravenous nano-drug delivery systems: Present and Future
19. Nano-based transdermal and intravenous drug delivery systems
20. Electrospun nanofibres for drug delivery in regenerative medicine
Shyam Mohapatra is Distinguished USF Health Professor, Director of the Division of Translational Medicine at the University of South Florida. He also directs the USF Center for Research and Education in Nanobioengineering and is a Research Career Scientist at the James A. Haley VA Hospital in Tampa. He also serves as Associate Dean of Graduate Programs at the USF College of Pharmacy, and established a highly innovative Master of Science program in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology. He has published over 170 papers and holds over 30 U.S. and international patents. He is a Fellow of the AAAAI, NAI, and AIMBE, and a 2014 inductee of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.
Dr. Shivendu Ranjan has extensive expertise in Micro/Nanotechnology and is currently working as Head R&D and Technology Development at E-Spin Nanotech Pvt. Ltd. He has founded and drafted the concept for the first edition of the "VIT Bio Summit in 2012, and the same has been continued till date by the university. He has worked in CSIR-CFTRI, Mysuru, India as well as UP Drugs and Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., India and IIFPT, Thanjavur, MoFPI, Govt of India. At IIFPT, Thanjavur, he was involved in a project funded by a leading pharmaceutical company, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories and have successfully engineered micro-vehicles for model drug molecules.
His research interests are multidisciplinary and include: Micro/Nanobiotechnology, Nano-toxicology, Environmental Nanotechnology, Nanomedicine, and Nanoemulsions. . He is the associate editor of Environmental Chemistry Letters - a Springer journal of 3.59 impact factor - and an editorial board member in Biotechnology and Biotechnological Equipment(Taylor and Francis). He is serving as executive editor of a journal in iMed Press, USA, and also serving as editorial board member and referee for reputed international peer-reviewed journals. He is the author of many books and edited six books.
Dr. Nandita Dasgupta has vast working experience in Micro/Nanoscience and is currently working at LV Prasad Eye Institute, Bhubaneswar, India. She has exposure of working at university, research institutes and industries including VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India; CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore, India; and Uttar Pradesh Drugs and Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., Lucknow, India and Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT), Thanjavur, Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India. At IIFPT, Thanjavur, she was involved in a project funded by a leading pharmaceutical company, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories and have successfully engineered micro-vehicles for model drug molecules. Her areas of interest include Micro/Nanomaterial fabrication and its applications in various fields - medicine, food, environment, agriculture biomedical.
She is the author os many books and edited more than 6 books. She has authored many chapters and also published many scientific articles in international peer-reviewed journals. She has received the Certificate for "Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing from Elsevier, Netherlands. She has also been nominated for advisory panel for Elsevier Inc., Netherlands. She is the associate editor of Environmental Chemistry Letters - a Springer journal of 3.59 impact factor - and also serving as editorial board member and referee for reputed international peer-reviewed journals. She has received several awards and recognitions from different national and international organizations.
Mishra, Raghvendra Kumar
Raghvendra Kumar Mishra is currently working as Senior Research Fellow at the International and Interuniversity Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, India. He has received India's most prestigious Visvesvaraya Research Fellowship, and he is currently serving as Visvesvaraya Fellow. He has widely studied the processing of blends, in-situ generation micro and nano fibrillar composites, electromagnetic shielding effect of nanocomposites, decorating and alignment of carbon nanotubes and thermal, dynamic mechanical and structural relationship in polymer blends and nanocomposites .He has bagged several awards from different organizations and technology events. He is serving as reviewer in many international journals e.g. Environmental Chemistry Letters (Springer) etc. He has work as well research experience in Mechanical engineering, Materials science and Technology, and Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. His area of research is multidisciplinary which include Thermodynamics, Heat transfer, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning, Fluid mechanics, Machine design, Solid of Mechanics, Theory of Machine, Power plant engineering, Metal and Ceramic processing, polymers which include Polymer Recycling, Polymer blends, Fibre filled polymer composites, Particulate filled polymer composites and their morphological characterization, Ageing and degradation, Nanomaterials e.g. metallic , metallic oxide, Carbon nanotubes, Graphene, Conducting polymer blends, composites and nanocomposites, Biodegradable polymer blends and composites, Expertise in sophisticated characterization techniques such as Dynamic mechanical analyzer, Differential scanning calorimetry, Thermogravimetric analysis, Spectroscopy, Vector network analyzer, scanning electron Microcopy, Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), etc.
Professor Thomas is currently Pro-Vice Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University and the Founder Director and Professor of the International and Interuniversity Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. He is also a full professor of Polymer Science and Engineering at the School of Chemical Sciences of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India.
Prof. Thomas is an outstanding leader with sustained international acclaims for his work in Nanoscience, Polymer Science and Engineering, Polymer Nanocomposites, Elastomers, Polymer Blends, Interpenetrating Polymer Networks, Polymer Membranes, Green Composites and Nanocomposites, Nanomedicine and Green Nanotechnology. Dr. Thomas's ground-breaking inventions in polymer nanocomposites, polymer blends, green bionanotechnological and nano-biomedical sciences, have made transformative differences in the development of new materials for automotive, space, housing and biomedical fields. In collaboration with India's premier tyre company, Apollo Tyres, Professor Thomas's group invented new high performance barrier rubber nanocomposite membranes for inner tubes and inner liners for tyres. Professor Thomas has received a number of national and international awards which include: Fellowship of the Royal Society of Chemistry, London FRSC, Distinguished Professorship from Josef Stefan Institute, Slovenia, MRSI medal, Nano Tech Medal, CRSI medal, Distinguished Faculty Award, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Award for Scientific Excellence - 2016, Mahatma Gandhi University- Award for Outstanding Contribution -Nov. 2016, Lifetime Achievement Award of the Malaysian Polymer Group, Indian Nano Biologists award 2017and Sukumar Maithy Award for the best polymer researcher in the country. He is in the list of most productive researchers in India and holds a position of No.5. Recently, because of the outstanding contributions to the field of Nanoscience and Polymer Science and Engineering, Prof. Thomas has been conferred Honoris Causa (DSc) Doctorate by the University of South Brittany, Lorient, France and University of Lorraine, Nancy, France. Very recently, Prof. Thomas has been awarded Senior Fulbright Fellowship to visit 20 Universities in the US and most productive faculty award in the domain Materials Sciences.
Professor Thomas has published over 800 peer reviewed research papers, reviews and book chapters. He has co-edited 80 books published by different publishers. He is the inventor of 6 patents and has delivered over 300 Plenary/Inaugural and Invited lectures in national/international meetings over 30 countries. He has established a state of the art laboratory at Mahatma Gandhi University in the area of Polymer Science and Engineering and Nanoscience and Nanotechnology through external funding from DST, CSIR, TWAS, UGC, DBT, DRDO, AICTE, ISRO, DIT, TWAS, KSCSTE, BRNS, UGC-DAE, Du Pont, USA, General Cables, USA, Surface Treat Czech Republic, MRF Tyres and Apollo Tyres.