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Bioreactors: Animal Cell Culture Control for Bioprocess Engineering

Goutam Saha, Alok Barua, Satyabroto Sinha
July 01, 2017

Bioreactors: Animal Cell Culture Control for Bioprocess Engineering presents the design, fabrication, and control of a new type of bioreactor meant especially for animal cell line culture. The new bioreactor, called the "see-saw bioreactor," is ideal for the growth of cells with a sensitive...

Drug Repositioning: Approaches and Applications for Neurotherapeutics

Joel Dudley, Laura Berliocchi
June 30, 2017

Nervous system diseases represent a major health concern worldwide. Although important financial and professional investment, their etiology and pathophysiology still remain mostly elusive. Moreover, the clinical need of disease-modifying therapies is still unmet. In the last decades, traditional R...

Cluster Randomised Trials, Second Edition

Richard J. Hayes, Lawrence H. Moulton
June 27, 2017

Cluster Randomised Trials, Second Edition discusses the design, conduct, and analysis of trials that randomise groups of individuals to different treatments. It explores the advantages of cluster randomisation, with special attention given to evaluating the effects of interventions against...

Industrial Applications of Marine Biopolymers

Parappurath Narayanan Sudha
June 27, 2017

Industrial Applications of Marine Biopolymers presents different classes of marine biopolymers and their industrial applications, demonstrating the precious value of ocean resources to society. This timely volume discusses the exceedingly useful polymers derived from these materials that are...

A Lifecycle Approach to Knowledge Excellence in the Biopharmaceutical Industry

Nuala Calnan, Martin J Lipa, Paige E. Kane, Jose C. Menezes
June 16, 2017

This book addresses the rapidly emerging field of Knowledge Management in the pharmaceutical, medical devices and medical diagnostics industries. In particular, it explores the role that Knowledge Management can play in ensuring the delivery of safe and effective products to patients. The book also...

Biodrug Delivery Systems: Fundamentals, Applications and Clinical Development

Mariko Morishita, Kinam Park
June 16, 2017

Biodrug Delivery Systems: Fundamentals, Applications and Clinical Development presents the work of an international group of leading experts in drug development and biopharmaceutical science who discuss the latest advances in biodrug delivery systems and associated techniques. The book discusses...

Advances in Chromatographic Techniques for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Amitava Dasgupta
June 16, 2017

For drugs with a narrow therapeutic index, therapeutic drug monitoring methods are essential for patient management. Although immunoassays are commercially available for many drugs and most laboratories use these assays for routine therapeutic monitoring, they have many limitations which hinder...

The Delivery of Regenerative Medicines and Their Impact on Healthcare

Catherine Prescott, Dame Julia Polak
June 14, 2017

Now that prohibitions against stem cell research are relaxing, it is time for the field to move forward with the advances that promise to eliminate so much human suffering. However, it would be naïve to ignore the fact that regenerative medicines pose a whole new set of challenges to an industry...

3D Cell-Based Biosensors in Drug Discovery Programs: Microtissue Engineering for High Throughput Screening

William S. Kisaalita
June 13, 2017

Advances in genomics and combinatorial chemistry during the past two decades inspired innovative technologies and changes in the discovery and pre-clinical development paradigm with the goal of accelerating the process of bringing therapeutic drugs to market. Written by William Kisaalita, one of...

The Inhibitor Index: A Desk Reference on Enzyme Inhibitors, Receptor Antagonists, Drugs, Toxins, Poisons, Biologics, and Therapeutic Leads

Daniel Purich
June 12, 2017

Metabolic inhibitors and receptor antagonists are indispensable tools for the molecular life scientist. By blocking specific enzymes or receptor-mediated signal transduction cascades, they simplify the analysis of complex cellular processes especially when it is essential to demonstrate that a...

Clinical Trial Optimization Using R

Alex Dmitrienko, Erik Pulkstenis
June 07, 2017

Clinical Trial Optimization Using R explores a unified and broadly applicable framework for optimizing decision making and strategy selection in clinical development, through a series of examples and case studies. It provides the clinical researcher with a powerful evaluation paradigm, as well as...

Development and Application of Biomarkers

Roger L. Lundblad
June 07, 2017

First introduced to biomedical research in 1980, the term biomarker has taken on a life of its own in recent years and has come to mean a number of things. In biomedical science, biomarker has evolved to most commonly mean a characteristic that can be used either as a diagnostic or a prognostic,...

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