Handbook of Particulate Drug Delivery is the first interdisciplinary book in this emerging research area that brings together chemists, physicists, materials scientists, polymer chemists, biologists, medical professionals and engineers from both academia and industry to share information on particulate drug delivery technologies. This 2-volume set book offers exclusive coverage of all aspects of materials and techniques used for preparation of particulate carriers and their applications. Micro and nanoparticles, solution techniques, supercritical fluids based technologies, biomimetic synthesis, additives, poly(lactide-co-glycolide), lipid dispersions, solid lipid nanoparticles, molecularly printed polymer systems, polycaprolactone, stimuli-responsive, dendrimers, chitosan, polyelectrolytes, cyclodextrin, superparamagnetic iron oxide, long-circulating, nanocomposites, polymer micelle, polyaminoacid-based, calcium phosphate particles, amphiphilic self assembling polymers, cell xenogeneic cancer vaccines, multi-agent effects, magnetic nanoparticles, radionuclide carriers, cancer detection and treatment, growth factor delivery, heparinized polymers, tissue engineering, targeting, brain delivery, delivery of peptides and proteins, colonic delivery, RNAi and gene therapy, pulmonary drug delivery, nasal administration, vaccine delivery, nanogel particles.This book contains about 40 review chapters written by over 100 world?s leading authorities in the field. READERSHIP (Market)Academic and Research Libraries, students, scientists, college and university professors, research professionals, R&D and defense research laboratories. The handbook is intended for audience working in the fields of materials science, polymer science and engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, organic chemistry, nanotechnology, surface science, supramolecular science, optical science and engineering, device engineering, computer technology, information technology, biological sciences, biotechnology, etc.