Biopharmaceutical Processes

  • Anthony J. Hickey
  • Stefano Giovagnoli
Part of the AAPS Introductions in the Pharmaceutical Sciences book series (AAPSINSTR)


The knowledge of drug’s biopharmaceutical profile is of paramount importance to design dosage forms able to overcome the countless drug delivery challenges. To this purpose, control upon the way the drug is released from the pharmaceutical form is fundamental along with the insightful understanding of all pathophysiological factors that strongly influence drug’s bioavailability and fate into the body. Although generally well addressed, many biopharmaceutical aspects remain challenging and require a continuous learning effort.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony J. Hickey
    • 1
  • Stefano Giovagnoli
    • 2
  1. 1.Discovery Science and TechnologyRTI InternationalResearch Triangle ParkUSA
  2. 2.Department of Pharmaceutical SciencesUniversity of PerugiaPerugiaItaly

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