Oral drug delivery has been an important part of drug delivery and was often linked with tablets, capsules, syrups etc during the discussion about delivery through gastrointestinal tract. Advancements in pharmaceutical sciences and enormous research in the field of drug delivery has laid newer concepts leading to the advent of advanced dosage forms with modified release leading to enhanced therapeutic efficacy. Similarly oral drug delivery has witnessed a change. The book as it is in present form is compilation of theories postulated with regards to oral drug delivery and data related to research work. Different facets of oral drug delivery from conventional to novel have been described through self explicit figures and relevant examples. Underlying basic concepts of different processes have been explained for better understanding of the subject. This book will serve as ready reference for undergraduate and postgraduate students and will cater to the scientific need of those interested in research in oral drug delivery.
About the Authors:
Piush Khare is B.Pharm (2002), M.Pharm (2004) and Ph.D (2011) from Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dr H.S. Gour University-Sagar. He has to his credit 19 publications and 02 book chapters in journals and books of repute. He is recipient of outstanding oral presentation award at International Conference of Biomedical Engineering-Singapore in the year 2008. He has more than 10 years of research and teaching experience and has guided more than 14 students for their research/dissertation work at postgraduate (M.Pharm) level. His research interests include controlled and targeted drug delivery including approaches for oral drug delivery.
Mohini Chaurasia (M. Pharm, PhD) is working as Assistant Professor in Amity Institute of Pharmacy, Amity University, Lucknow. She has been involved in the drug delivery research since last one decade and published her research work in various reputed scientific journals. As an academician, she has more than 12 years of experience in teaching pharmaceutical sciences to graduate and post graduate students. In her teaching carrier she has guided more than 30 post graduate students for research work. Her experience is well reflected in this book in fulfilling the actual need for students pursuing pharmof Sciencaceutical education in India.
Sarvesh K. Paliwal obtained his Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy from JSS, College of Pharmacy, Ooty, Master's degree in Medicinal & Pharmaceutical Chemistry from RGPV, Bhopal and PhD degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from Banasthali University, Rajasthan. Presently he is Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacy, Banasthali University, Rajasthan. He has published more than 100 research papers in International/National journals of repute. One of his most significant and recent publications is in Nature-Scientific Reports (September 2015). He has obtained research projects worth `150 Lacs from Indian Council of Medical Research, DST-CURIE, Centre of Excellence for Training and Research in Frontier Areas .