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Pharmacology

See below for a selection of the latest books from Pharmacology category. Presented with a red border are the Pharmacology books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Pharmacology books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Medicinal Chemistry of Neglected Tropical Diseases Advances in the Design and Synthesis of Antimicrobial Agents

Medicinal Chemistry of Neglected Tropical Diseases Advances in the Design and Synthesis of Antimicrobial Agents

Medicinal Chemistry of Neglected Tropical Diseases: Advances in the Design and Synthesis of Antimicrobial Agents consolidates and describes modern drug discovery and development approaches currently employed to identify effective chemotherapeutic agents for the treatment of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) from a medicinal chemistry perspective. Chapters are designed to cater to the needs of medicinal chemists who work with chemotherapeutic developments for NTDs, as well as serve as a guide to budding medicinal chemists who wish to work in this area. It will introduce rational drug design approaches adopted in designing chemotherapeutics and validated targets available for the purpose.

Data Analysis and Interpretation in Pharmacology

Data Analysis and Interpretation in Pharmacology

Author: Wilson Holliday Steele, Alun Morinan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/07/2019

* Data Analysis and Interpretation in Pharmacology is a dual-purpose text, which supplements practical experiments for those students with a small practical component in their course but also compliments experiments for those who have a stronger component. * The book is based upon a series of data sets that illustrate key points and compliment theoretical aspects of pharmacology. * This analysis and interpretation can challenge students in ways which conventional laboratory practical exercise can not * The presentation of the data sets allows for a diversity of subject matter and a flexibility of delivery * The problem based learning approach of the book aids students to develop Pharmacology core skills and transferable skills needed for research and employment * Features a website including additional data sets, problems calculations and further references

Pharmacology: Prep Manual for Undergraduates

Pharmacology: Prep Manual for Undergraduates

Author: Tara, Dr. Shanbhag, Smita, Dr. Shenoy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/07/2019

The fourth edition of this book is thoroughly revised and updated in accordance with the syllabus of pharmacology recommended by the Medical Council of India. Following recent developments and advances in Pharmacology, the book provides factual, conceptual and applied aspects of the subject. It is designed to meet the needs of students pursuing undergraduate courses in medicine and also for the practicing doctors. . Format based upon the pattern followed by the examiners in framing questions in the exams - both theory and practical . Updated content with addition of specific description of drugs under short headings makes it easy to understand . Textual presentation in tabular format helps in quick reading and recall . Addition of new flowcharts, figures and tables to facilitate greater retention of knowledge . Supplementing text with simple diagrams, self-explanatory flow charts, tables and student friendly mnemonics . Point-wise presentation of information, useful for exam going UG students Includes new topics on drug dosage forms and calculation of dosage of drugs Addition of cardiovascular drug summary table for quick revision

Pharmacology of Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)

Pharmacology of Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)

Author: Clemens Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/07/2019

Pharmacology of Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS), Volume 84, the newest volume in the Advances in Pharmacology series, presents a variety of chapters from the best authors in the field on essential topics, with this volume presenting chapters on Targeting the adenosinergic system in Restless Legs Syndrome, Assessing iron uptake mechanisms in the brain: impact of gender and genotype, Pharmacological treatments of RLS in augmentation, C. elegans and its applicability to studies on RLS, The neurophysiology of hyperarousal in RLS: hints for a role of glutamate/GABA, Treatment management and options in RLS patients, Pharmacological responsiveness of Periodic Legs Movements during Sleep, and more.

Polymeric Nanoparticles as a Promising Tool for Anti-cancer Therapeutics

Polymeric Nanoparticles as a Promising Tool for Anti-cancer Therapeutics

Polymeric Nanoparticles as Promising Tool for Anti-cancer Therapeutics provides an understanding of polymeric compounds and their use in cancer therapies. The book begins by giving an overview of the current status, future challenges and potential utilization of polymeric nanoparticles. It then covers specific polymeric nanoparticles through contributions from world-renowned experts and researchers. Chapters examine specific polymeric nanoparticles, their development as potential targeted delivery systems, and cancer characteristics that can be targeted for therapy development. The book synthesizes current research trends in the field, thus enhancing existing knowledge of nanomedicine, drug delivery and therapeutic intervention strategies in human cancers. Users will find this to be an ideal reference for research scientists and those in the pharmaceutical and medical fields who are working to develop novel cancer therapies using nanoparticle-based delivery systems.

Cell-Based Assays Using iPSCs for Drug Development and Testing

Cell-Based Assays Using iPSCs for Drug Development and Testing

Author: Carl-Fredrik Mandenius Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/06/2019

The volume presents a variety of protocols that will be useful to researchers working in the field of disease modeling, drug discovery, and the cell biology of various tissues. Chapters in this book cover topics such as requirements and preconditions for using human induced pluripotent cell lines in assay development; the culture of iPSCs and iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes by bioreactor technologies; distinctions between hepatocytes, vascular endothelial cells, cardiomyocytes, renal podocytes, and neurons; and high content assays of mitochondrial function and autophagy. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and cutting-edge, Cell-Based Assay using iPSCs for Drug Development and Testing: Methods and Protocols is a valuable resource for researchers working in this important and developing field of study.

Encyclopedia of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy

Encyclopedia of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy

Encyclopedia of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy covers definitions, concepts, methods, theories and applications of clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice. It highlights why and how this field has a significant impact on healthcare. The work brings baseline knowledge, along with the latest, most cutting-edge research. In addition, new treatments, algorithms, standard treatment guidelines, and pharmacotherapies regarding diseases and disorders are also covered. The book's main focus lies on the pharmacy practice side, covering pharmacy practice research, pharmacovigilance, pharmacoeconomics, social and administrative pharmacy, public health pharmacy, pharmaceutical systems research, the future of pharmacy, and new interventional models of pharmaceutical care. By providing concise expositions on a broad range of topics, this book is an excellent resource for those seeking information beyond their specific areas of expertise. This outstanding reference is essential for anyone involved in the study of pharmacy practice.

Health Technology Assessment Policy and Systems in Japan The Methodological Guideline and Beyond

Health Technology Assessment Policy and Systems in Japan The Methodological Guideline and Beyond

Author: Isao Kamae Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/06/2019

Representing the first book on the topic, this work offers the reader an introduction to the Japanese systems for health technology assessment (HTA) officially introduced by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) in 2016. Policy and guidelines are discussed, with the relevant methods and conditions of cost-effectiveness analysis explained alongside. Numerous instructive examples and exercises, ranging from basic to advanced, impart valuable knowledge and insight on the quantitative methods for economic evaluation, which will appeal to both beginners and experts. This guidebook is authored by Japan's foremost expert in HTA and pharmacoeconomics, with a view to strengthening the reader's expertise in value-based healthcare and decision-making. The methods presented are essential to informing regulatory, local and patient decisions; as such, the book is equally recommended to industry and government, as well as academia, and anyone with an interest in Japanese HTA.

Integrin Targeting Systems for Tumor Diagnosis and Therapy

Integrin Targeting Systems for Tumor Diagnosis and Therapy

Author: Eleonora Patsenker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2019

This volume collects a variety of techniques and methodologies developed to facilitate research on integrin biology and to identify ideal targets and approaches for the treatment of multiple organ diseases, with a focus on cancer in particular. The chapters consecutively describe the tools for structural analysis, identification and detection of integrins as biomarkers, and include thorough laboratory and clinically-related methods on different strategies for generation, synthesis and evaluation of probes, carriers, peptides or small particles for integrin targeting, imaging, and drug delivery. As part of the Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology series, this book contains the practical details that are invaluable in the laboratory. Authoritative and advantageous, Integrin Targeting Systems for Tumor Diagnosis and Therapy serves readers from a wide spectrum, including researchers and students seeking an overview of existing developments, as well as leading professionals aiming to become more familiar with integrin-related innovative technologies in cancer research.

Experimental Cholestasis Research

Experimental Cholestasis Research

Author: Mathieu Vinken Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/06/2019

This detailed book provides a state-of-the-art compilation of protocols relevant for the experimental study of cholestasis, each written by internationally recognized research teams that have built up long-standing expertise regarding one or more aspects of experimental cholestasis research. The first half of the collection examines methods targeted towards studying established and new mechanisms of cholestasis, while the second half explores experimental models and tools to investigate mechanisms of cholestasis and/or to predict cholestatic properties of drugs. Written for the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and practical, Experimental Cholestasis Research serves as an ideal guide for basic and applied researchers pursuing this vital area of research in pharmacology and toxicology.

The Mechanics of Inhaled Pharmaceutical Aerosols An Introduction

The Mechanics of Inhaled Pharmaceutical Aerosols An Introduction

Author: Warren H. (University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada) Finlay Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2019

The Mechanics of Inhaled Pharmaceutical Aerosols: An Introduction, Second Edition provides a concise, but thorough exposition of fundamental concepts in the field of pharmaceutical aerosols. This revised edition will allow researchers in the field to gain a thorough understanding of the field from first principles, allowing them to understand, design, develop and improve inhaled pharmaceutical aerosol devices and therapies. Chapters consider mechanics and deposition, specifically in the respiratory tract, while others discuss the mechanics associated with the three existing types of pharmaceutical inhalation devices. This text will be very useful for academics and for courses taught at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Because of the interdisciplinary nature of this book, it will also serve a wide audience that includes engineers and scientists involved with inhaled aerosol therapies.

Surfactants in Biopharmaceutical Development

Surfactants in Biopharmaceutical Development

Surfactants in Biopharmaceutical Development addresses the progress, challenges and opportunities for surfactant research specific to pharmaceutical development, providing a broad range of important surfactant-related topics as they relate directly to the biopharmaceutical process. Chapters address fundamental topics, like mechanisms of protein stabilization by surfactants, the latest, state-of-the-art technology and methods to illustrate the practical application to biopharmaceutical development, forward-looking chapters on control strategies and novel surfactants, with a special focus on current regulatory aspects of paramount importance for biopharmaceutical companies and regulators. It has been widely recognized that surfactants provide protection to therapeutic proteins against interfacial stresses. Despite the fact that the very mechanism of protein stabilization by surfactants has not been completely understood, surfactants are universally regarded as critical functional excipients by the industry and by regulators.