“This book fills an important niche and is usefully written in the broadest sense of the subject. The authors are immensely experienced and knowledgeable university teachers. Despite the explosion of online information available with the click of mouse, this is a handy and easy-to-read book that has been carefully conceived and crafted by experts becomes indispensable. I congratulate Dr. Bhatia and Dr. Divakar for bringing out this reference book on leishmaniasis, and I am sure the book will find respectable space in the bookshelves of academicians, busy practitioners, and students alike.”
—From the Foreword by Professor T. V. Narayana, Secretary, Indian Pharmaceutical Congress Association; Vice President, Indian Pharmaceutical Association
Infections caused by Leishmania parasites, which are spread by the bite of phlebotomine sand flies, are a major worldwide health problem, with high endemicity in developing countries and causing significant morbidly and mortality in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The resulting disease, leishmaniasis, currently threatens about 350 million women, men, and children in 88 countries around the world, with about two million affected annually.
About the Authors / Editors:
Saurabh Bhatia, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Medical and Allied Sciences, GD Goenka University, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Saurabh Bhatia, PhD, is currently working as an Assistant Professor at the School of Medical and Allied Sciences, GD Goenka University, Gurgaon, Haryana, India. He has several years of academic experience, teaching such specialized subjects as natural product science, nanotechnology, biotechnology, parasitology, polymeric sciences, and biomaterials. He has promoted several marine algae and their derived polymers throughout India. He has written more than 30 international publications in these areas and has been an active participant of more than 35 national and international conferences. So far he has successfully finished nine books in pharma and its allied sciences. His published books include Modern Applications of Plant Biotechnology in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Academic Press, Elsevier, 2015); Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery: Fundamentals, Design, and Applications (Apple Academic Press, 2016); Leishmaniasis: Biology, Control and New Approaches for Its Treatment (Apple Academic Press, 2016); Natural Polymer Drug Delivery Systems: Nanoparticles, Plants, and Algae (Springer, 2016); and Natural Polymer Drug Delivery Systems: Nanoparticles, Mammals and Microbes (Springer, 2016). Dr. Bhatia graduated from Kurushetra University followed by earning his MPharm from Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune, India. He received his PhD degree from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.
Divakar Goli, PhD
Professor and Principal, Acharya & B M Reddy College of Pharmacy, Karnataka, India
Divakar Goli, PhD, is currently a Professor and Principal at the Acharya & B M Reddy College of Pharmacy in Karnataka, India. He is the Editor of the Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, the official scientific publication of the Indian Pharmaceutical Association from 2014-2016-2018 as well as the regional RGUHS Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. He holds or has held many prestigious roles, including Honorary President and Director at Iphar Pharmaceuticals Limited and at Du Laboratories Limited; Secretary of the Education Division and Associate Secretary of the Indian Pharmaceutical Association; Chairman of the 50th Golden Jubilee Celebration Committee of National Pharmacy Week in 2011; Secretary of the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE), Bangalore chapter; and member of many academic bodies. In 2014, Dr. Goli received the coveted Principal of the Year award from the Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India. He is also the recipient of the prestigious fellowship of the Indian Pharmaceutical Association, and fellow of the Association of Biotechnology and Pharmacy, and the Institution of Chemists (India). Active in his field of specialization, pharmaceutical biotechnology and management studies, he is a member of many professional organizations and has presented at numerous national and international conferences. Dr. Goli has published almost 100 research articles in professional publications and is also coauthor of the book Pharmaceutical Marketing Management. Dr. Goli has earned PhDs in both Pharmaceutical Sciences and Commerce and Management Studies from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, and well as a degree in computer applications.
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