Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Polymers, First Edition


  • Denis J-P Labarre, Professor of Polymer Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University Paris-South-XI
  • Gilles Ponchel, Professor of Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Paris-South-XI
  • Christine Vauthier PhD, Director of Research, CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique), France


Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Polymers is the only book available for introducing polymers to graduate or post-graduate students who use them in the biomedical and pharmaceutical fields.Polymers are becoming increasingly present in the domain of health yet introduction to polymers is not frequently taught. This much needed and timely book will provide students with an introduction to general concepts of polymer science and some insights into speciality polymers.
Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Polymers is a user-friendly textbook which will be an essential reference for postgraduate pharmaceutical science students, pharmaceutical scientists worldwide and pharmacy undergraduate students with an interest in polymers.

Key Features

  • Why study polymers for the health sciences?
  • General characteristics of polymers
  • Main methods and processes to synthesize polymers
  • Special properties of polymers
  • Contains case studies and detailed examples of biomedical and pharmaceutical applications.

Book details

  • Publisher: Pharmaceutical Pr; 1 edition (October 25, 2010)
  • Language: English



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