The Theory and Practice of Industrial Pharmacy Fourth Edition, edited by Roop K. Khar, S. P. Vyas, Farhan J. Ahmad and Gaurav K. Jain, and published by CBS Publishers and Distributors, is a comprehensive book for students of pharmacy and also practitioners. It is thoroughly revised and updated, and is completely rewritten to keep pace with the changes in pharmacy curricula, keeping its distinction in the field of industrial pharmacy. By presenting the topics in layers from basics to in-depth discussions, the text enables easy conception of A to Z of product development.
awesome one book many areas covered. really needed updates made .inclusion of new chapters like Novel Drug Delivery Systems ,Targated Drug Delivery Systems,Quality Management, Quality Control and Assurance Drug Regulatory Affairs.saves the trouble of buying other books for such topics. –mudassir Jan 29, 2014
About the Author
Roop K. Khar is Principal of BS Anongpuria Institute of Pharmacy. Faridabad (Nell) and former Dean and Head Department of Pharmacy Jamia Hamdard New Delhi. He is the executive director and founder of Pharmulators Koncept LId providing consultancy services to the pharmaceutical industries and educational institutions. He has contributed more than 255 publication with a cumulative impact factor of 370 and 2830 citations. He is author of 11 text and reference books and has supervised 53 scholars for PhD. He has to his credit several Indian and US patents in the area of dosage form development and has been a popular speaker at various national and international forums. Suresh P. Vyas is a Professor Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Head Department of Biotechnology Dr HS Gaur University Sagar. A pioneer scientist in the field of targeted drug delivery nano-biotechnology and immunology he has supervised 47 scholors for PhD and more than 120 M Pharm students. He has to his credit over 300 publications 13 reference books and contributed more than 20 chapters to several international books. He has been on the editorial boards of various international journals. Farhan J. Ahmad is Associate Professor Jamia Hamdard New Delhi. He has a rich experience in industrial research through his fruitful association with Ranbaxy laboratories Ltd for six long years. He is working in the area of nano medicine for the last ten years and two of his nano products are in clinical stage. He has supervised more than 25 scholars for PhD and contributed to more than 200 publications including 25 patents and several textbooks. He is currently President Indian Pharmaceutical Association-Delhi Branch. Gaurav K. Jain is Assistant Professor Jamia Hamdard New Delhi teaching concepts of physical and industrial pharmacy along with development of nano drug delivery systems. He has published over 30 publications including textbooks and holds several patents. He provides consultancy to Pharmaceutical companies and has done projects for Ranbaxy laboratories Ltd Glaxo Smith Kline Galderma India and Arbro Pharmaceuticals. He is also Joint Secretary lndian Pharmaceutical Association-Delhi Branch and General-Secretary Good Society for Ethical Research