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Design Controls for the Medical Device Industry, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Marie B. Teixeira
August 15, 2019

This third edition provides a substantial comprehensive review of the latest design control requirements, as well as proven tools and techniques to ensure a company's design control program evolves in accordance with current industry practice. It assists in the development of an effective design...

Advances in Processing Technologies for Bio-based Nanosystems in Food

1st Edition

Óscar L. Ramos, Ricardo N. Pereira, Miguel A. Cerqueria, José A. Teixeira, António A. Vicente
August 09, 2019

Nanotechnology can be used to address challenges faced by the food and bioprocessing industries for developing and implementing improved or novel systems that can produce safer, nutritious, healthier, sustainable, and environmental-friendly food products. This book overviews the most recent...

Handbook of Algal Technologies and Phytochemicals: Two Volume Set

1st Edition

Gokare A. Ravishankar, Ambati Ranga Rao
August 09, 2019

This two-volume set explores the aspects of diversity of micro and macro algal forms, their traditional uses; their constituents which are of value for food, feed, specialty chemicals, bioactive compounds for several novel applications and bioenergy molecules. The industrial production systems,...

Handbook of Methods for Designing, Monitoring, and Analyzing Dose-Finding Trials

1st Edition

John O'Quigley, Alexia Iasonos, Björn Bornkamp
August 08, 2019

Handbook of Methods for Designing, Monitoring, and Analyzing Dose-Finding Trials gives a thorough presentation of state-of-the-art methods for early phase clinical trials. The methodology of clinical trials has advanced greatly over the last 20 years and, arguably, nowhere greater than that of...

A Spotlight on the History of Ancient Egyptian Medicine

1st Edition

Ibrahim M. Eltorai
August 07, 2019

This unique volume provides the reader with an outline of ancient Egyptian civilization, history and culture. It reviews the ancient Egyptian understanding of human health and disease, medical and herbal treatments for various conditions based on primary sources found in ancient papyri. The reader...

An Introduction to Systems Biology: Design Principles of Biological Circuits, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Uri Alon
August 01, 2019

Praise for the first edition: … superb, beautifully written and organized work that takes an engineering approach to systems biology. Alon provides nicely written appendices to explain the basic mathematical and biological concepts clearly and succinctly without interfering with the main text. He...

Handbook of Algal Technologies and Phytochemicals: Volume I Food, Health and Nutraceutical Applications

1st Edition

Gokare A. Ravishankar, Ranga Rao Ambati
July 30, 2019

Key features: The most comprehensive resource available on the biodiversity of algal species, their industrial production processes and their use for human consumption in food, health and varied applications. Emphasis on basic and applied research, addressing aspects of scale-up for commercial...

Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology

1st Edition

Michele Kiely
July 29, 2019

First Published in 1990, Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology reviews topics that are central to reproductive and perinatal epidemiology, as well as the methodological issues surrounding research in maternal and child health. Important topics covered include prenatal care, Sudden Infant Death...

Biochemical Engineering: An Introductory Textbook

1st Edition

Debabrata Das, Debayan Das
July 23, 2019

All engineering disciplines have been developed from the basic sciences. Science gives us the information on the reasoning behind new product development, whereas engineering is the application of science to manufacture the product at the commercial level. Biological processes involve various...

Disease Mapping: From Foundations to Multidimensional Modeling

1st Edition

Miguel A. Martinez-Beneito, Paloma Botella-Rocamora
July 17, 2019

Disease Mapping: From Foundations to Multidimensional Modeling guides the reader from the basics of disease mapping to the most advanced topics in this field. A multidimensional framework is offered that makes possible the joint modeling of several risks patterns corresponding to combinations of...

Mathematical and Statistical Skills in the Biopharmaceutical Industry: A Pragmatic Approach

1st Edition

Arkadiy Pitman, Oleksandr Sverdlov, L. Bruce Pearce
July 16, 2019

Mathematical and Statistical Skills in the Biopharmaceutical Industry: A Pragmatic Approach describes a philosophy of efficient problem solving showcased using examples pertinent to the biostatistics function in clinical drug development. It was written to share a quintessence of the authors’...

Level Set Method in Medical Imaging Segmentation

1st Edition

Ayman El-Baz, Jasjit S. Suri
July 12, 2019

Level set methods are numerical techniques which offer remarkably powerful tools for understanding, analyzing, and computing interface motion in a host of settings. When used for medical imaging analysis and segmentation, the function assigns a label to each pixel or voxel and optimality is defined...