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Elsevier's Pharmaceutical Science collection helps pharmaceutical scientists striving to optimize drug design and improve healthcare outcomes by offering comprehensive coverage of every aspect of drug development, integrating disciplines like organic chemistry, biology, and biotechnology. Focused on safety, efficacy, and formulation design, it includes specialized fields such as Clinical Pharmacology and Translational Research, providing valuable insights into the latest advancements in drug discovery.

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Cellular Therapies for Cancer Treatment

  • 1st Edition
  • August 1, 2026
  • Arun Kumar Singh + 3 more
  • English
“Cellular Therapies for Cancer Treatment: Advancements in Drug Delivery Strategies” explores the innovative use of cellular therapy to combat cancer, placing an emphasis on state-of-the-art delivery approaches. By covering a variety of cellular therapies for cancer, such as stem cells, immune cells, and others, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to the field. It describes ways to deliver drugs that target cancer cells more efficiently, decrease off-target effects, and enhance therapy outcomes. In 14 chapters “Cellular Therapies for Cancer Treatment: Advancements in Drug Delivery Strategies” provides a brief overview of cancer cell biology, describes the need for advance drug delivery systems in cancer and gives a directive to the challenges and future directions associated with cellular Therapies for cancer treatment. The book also goes into the ideas behind cellular therapies and how they may overcome drug resistance and make existing cancer treatments more effective. By elaborating on the value of diversity and inclusion in cancer research and treatment, the book also emphasizes the importance of all patients having equal access to innovative therapies. All things considered, the book is a great tool for researchers, doctors, and students in the cancer treatment sector.

Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians

  • 5th Edition
  • April 15, 2026
  • Elaine Beale
  • English
Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians, 5th Edition, helps you master the competencies required by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and supports your preparation for all available Pharmacy Technician certification exams. Designed specifically for Pharmacy Technicians, this practical worktext simplifies key calculation concepts and lets you work through hundreds of practice problems. Coverage includes a review of basic math skills, conversions between measurement systems, interpreting drug labels and physicians' orders, and calculating medication dosages based on a patient's age or body weight. The worktext format distils complex content into easy-to-understand concepts and calculations.

Harnessing Endogenous Mechanisms for Targeted Drug Delivery

  • 1st Edition
  • March 1, 2026
  • Anisha A. D’Souza + 2 more
  • English
"Harnessing Endogenous Mechanisms for Targeted Drug Delivery" explores the cutting-edge advancements in the world of targeted drug delivery leveraging human biological mechanisms. This essential guide addresses the urgent need to enhance the efficiency of drug delivery and foster safe and effective therapies, particularly for biological agents like proteins, peptides, and nucleic acid molecules. The book offers a comprehensive exploration of tissue- and cell-specific delivery methods, emphasizing endogenous or biological techniques that can be utilized to improve drug delivery. It identifies the challenges associated with delivering complex molecules and accessing hard-to-reach sites, and provides practical solutions through endogenous strategies. Topics such as exploiting disease-specific stimuli to enhance delivery efficiency, the role of plasma proteins in drug delivery, and the utilization of extracellular vesicles to boost delivery efficiency are presented. "Harnessing Endogenous Mechanisms for Targeted Drug Delivery" emphasizes the clinical and commercial translation of these techniques, making this book an ideal resource for researchers, clinicians, and anyone interested in the future of drug delivery.

Innovative nanocarriers for stimulated drug delivery

  • 1st Edition
  • March 1, 2026
  • Prashant Kesharwani
  • English
"Innovative Nanocarriers for Stimulated Drug Delivery" is a comprehensive guide that summarizes the recent advances and achievements in nanocarriers that are responsive to external or internal stimuli. The book presents different stimuli-sensitive strategies and their applications in drug delivery, therapy, and theranostics. Intended for pharmaceutical researchers in both academia and corporate settings, and graduate students the coverage spans from the foundational aspects of these particles all the way to regulation and clinical trials. The book is organized into six parts. Part I provides the foundation of stimuli-responsive nanocarriers, including fundamental knowledge on the experiential and experimental aspects of stimuli-responsive nanocarriers. Part II discusses external-responsive nanocarriers for biomedical applications, such as ultrasound, thermal, magnetic, light, and electric field-response systems. Part III describes internal stimuli-responsive nanocarriers for biomedical applications, including pH, hypoxia, redox potential, enzyme, glucose, and microRNA-responsive nanocarriers. Part IV covers dual and multimodal-responsive nanocarriers, while Part V discusses therapeutic aspects of stimuli-responsive nanocarriers, such as metallic and non-metallic stimuli-responsive nanocarriers in the treatment of various cancer and noncancerous diseases. Finally, Part VI provides recent advances and regulatory aspects of stimuli-responsive nanocarriers, including clinical translation, challenges, biological toxicity, safety issues, clinical trials, and future perspectives. "Innovative Nanocarriers for Stimulated Drug Delivery" is a complete reference, providing an understanding of the principles behind formation, characterization, applications, regulations, toxicity, challenges, and future perspectives of stimuli-responsive nanomedicine. The book is written by established worldwide experts, ensuring that the content of this book meets the needs of the audience. This book is an essential reference for anyone interested in the field of stimuli-responsive nanocarriers, including researchers and scientists in pharmaceutical industries as well as graduate students in related fields.

Antibiotic Resistance and Nanotherapy

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2026
  • Awanish Kumar + 1 more
  • English
"Antibiotic Resistance and Nanotherapy" is a comprehensive guide that takes an interdisciplinary approach to address the pressing issue of antibiotic resistance and explores possibility of nanotherapy as a cutting-edge strategy to treat illnesses that are resistant to antibiotics, employing nanoparticles to target and kill bacteria selectively without damaging healthy cells. It details the underlying mechanisms of drug resistance in intracellular and extracellular pathogens and explores the latest advancements in nanotechnology, including the development of innovative nanomaterials and delivery systems that can be utilized to combat antibiotic-resistant infections. The book also tackles the ethical and practical challenges associated with implementing nanotherapy for bacterial resistance. Featuring contributions from experts in the field, "Antibiotic Resistance and Nanotherapy" is an essential resource for researchers, medical professionals, and policymakers seeking to understand and tackle the immediate threat posed by antibiotic resistance

Biopharmaceutical Ecosystems

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 2026
  • David R. Williams
  • English
The ecosystem perspective on organizations and economic settings is relatively new. It expands on work that looks at bio-clusters, concentrating on the relationship between human and financial capital. The perspective takes an expansive view of biopharmaceuticals in relation to stakeholders and the social, political, and economic landscape, including other life science companies, academia, non-profits, government entities, and health systems. The biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries have been merging for some time, with biotechnology often portrayed as a disruptive innovation to the pharmaceutical industry. A fuller description of this activity put into the greater context of the ecosystem perspective is warranted.Biopharmaceutical Ecosystems: A Comparative Study of U.S. and European Systems puts forward a picture of biopharmaceutical ecosystems in the USA and Europe. It examines and expands current thinking on the development of the ecosystem perspective on biopharmaceuticals. The title considers multiple locations, with countries in the top 15 of biopharmaceutical exporters selected. It pays particular attention to shifts in the political and economic landscape, and how such changes affect ecosystems. The underlying aim of biopharmaceutical ecosystems is to further the development of new drugs, reduce time to market, and lower costs. In explaining ecosystems, the book applies a quadruple helix model - academia; consumer/society; government; and industry - to each region and country in light of this triple aim.

Nanotechnology in Cosmeceuticals

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 2026
  • Chin Wei Lai + 1 more
  • English
“Nanotechnology in Cosmeceuticals” explores the fundamental principles of nanotechnology in cosmetics required to understand chemistry related formulation and the dermatological effects of these products. This book by provides an in-depth analysis of nanotechnology in cosmeceuticals, covering pharmaceutical, chemical, and toxicological aspects. The contents of this book are divided in seven parts. The first lays the foundations of cosmetics, and nanotechnology applications. The second part focuses no nano-metaloxides, including titanium, zinc, gold, silver and others. The third part covers carbon-based products in cosmeceuticals with chapters on graphene, nano-hydroxyapatite, and general carbon-based products. The next part focuses on nano-organics, nanocellulose and biodegradable materials. Part five is dedicated to formulations of liposomes, lipids in drug delivery. Part six covers recent trends, advances, applications and progress of nanotechnology and nano products in cosmeceuticals. The final part focuses on safety and toxicity aspects of nano-cosmeceuticals. “Nanotechnology in Cosmeceuticals” is an ideal reference for pharmacologists, cosmetic scientists, and chemists in academic research and corporate settings looking into leveraging nanoscience to improve the performance of cosmetics. Dermatologists and food scientists may also benefit from the foundational content present in the first part of the book.

Protein-based Nanoparticles in Drug Delivery

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 2026
  • Prashant Kesharwani
  • English
"Protein-based nanoparticles in drug delivery" is a comprehensive book aimed at pharmaceutical scientists and researchers both in academia and corporate environments focused on nanotechnology drug delivery and pharmaceutical-related disciplines. The book covers the design and characterization of various protein nanoparticles, sheds light on the power of an endogenous substance as a drug delivery system, and highlights the possible future trends in the use of protein-based drug delivery. It covers in-depth novel applications of protein-based drug delivery from fundamental to most current use cases. The book comprises three parts. Part one is devoted to the foundations of protein-based drug delivery, including nanocarriers development, drug encapsulation, targetability, and in vivo properties. Part two explores the applications of protein-based nanoparticles in drug delivery, covering topics such as protein nanoparticles in cancer therapy, genetic material delivery, and nanocarriers based on milk protein, silk, and gliadin. Part three addresses recent advances and regulatory aspects of protein-based nanoparticles in drug delivery, including clinical translation, challenges, biological toxicity, and environmental hazards associated with protein-based nanoparticles. "Protein-based nanoparticles in drug delivery" provides a complete journey of protein-based drug delivery, offers an in-depth understanding of the design and characterization of various protein nanoparticles, and highlights possible future trends in this field. Pharmaceutical scientists will benefit from the novel applications of protein-based nanoparticles drug delivery approaches in the biological field. Nanotechnologists, biologists, chemists, physicists, engineers, and clinicians will also benefit from the foundational content provided as a basis to support communication and tackle the multidisciplinary challenges associated with research in this exciting field.

Developing Solid Oral Dosage Forms

  • 3rd Edition
  • January 1, 2026
  • Yihong Qiu + 4 more
  • English
Developing Solid Oral Dosage Forms: Pharmaceutical Theory and Practice, Third Edition is a comprehensive and up-to-date guide for professionals and academics engaged in all aspects of the development process of oral dosage forms. This new edition reflects the significant impact of AI and ML on pharmaceutical science in recent years, with six new chapters and extensive updates to existing content. The book covers essential principles of physical pharmacy, biopharmaceutics, and industrial pharmacy, as well as their application to the research and development process of oral dosage forms. The Third Edition features new chapters on Evaluation of Drug Absorption from Oral Dosage Forms, Dissolution Evaluation of Enabling Formulations Based on Supersaturation, Patient-Centric Drug Product Design, and Design of Improved and Differentiated Products through 505(b)(2) NDA Pathway. Additionally, existing chapters have been updated, combined, or completely rewritten to provide a well-organized and valuable reference. Topics such as spray drying, amorphous solid dispersion using hot-melt extrusion, modeling and simulation, bioequivalence of complex modified-release dosage forms, biowaivers, and more are covered in this edition. Developing Solid Oral Dosage Forms: Pharmaceutical Theory and Practice, Third Edition is an indispensable resource for industry professionals and academics looking to stay current with the latest advancements in solid formulation development. This book not only provides a thorough understanding of the principles and techniques involved in the development process but also offers practical guidance on how to apply these concepts to real-world situations. With its extensive coverage of new topics and updates to existing chapters, this edition is an essential tool for those working in the field of pharmaceutical science.

Fundamentals and Design of Drug Delivery Systems

  • 1st Edition
  • December 1, 2025
  • Wujie Zhang
  • English
Fundamentals and Design of Drug Delivery Systems: A Textbook with Lab Activities, 1st Ed. is a modern textbook covering all key concepts pertaining to drug delivery courses for pharmaceutical sciences and engineering students. The textbook introduces basic pharmacology, barriers to drug delivery, drug targeting, and novel drug delivery systems and illustrates the design considerations and approaches of drug delivery systems. Nanotechnology in drug delivery systems is reflected in various chapters. Novel drug delivery systems such as drug delivery using red blood cells, biomimetic drug delivery systems, micro/nano-robots, and micro/nano-fluidic devices are discussed in detail. Recent discoveries such as proton sponging effect, new nucleic acid delivery methods, mucoadhesives, and stimulated drug delivery systems are also introduced in the book. Practical lab activities – using the software Design-Expert - are built into the chapters to help students design experiments, analyze the data, and visualize the results. Fundamentals and Design of Drug Delivery Systems: A Textbook with Lab Activities, 1st Ed is the ideal educational resource for upper undergraduate and graduate courses. Professionals in the Pharma industry can also benefit from the new concepts and platforms presented.