Purusotam Basnet

The Arctic University of NorwayNorway

Dr. Purusotam Basnet received his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Japan(Monbusho Fellowship), did Postdoctoral researches in same university and as Alexander-von-Humboldt Fellow in Heidelberg University and Boehringer Mannheim, Germany. Before joining current position as the Head of IVF Laboratory, Department of Obstetrics and Gyaenocology, University Hospital of North Norway, he served as Visiting Associate Professor in Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University and Visiting Professor in Ehime University, Japan. He established new B.Pharm, M.Pharm. and BMLT programs in Pokhara University, Nepal where he served as Professor, Program Director, Dean and members of University apex bodies. Dr. Basnet has been involving on drug discovery-development researches for more than 22years and published more than 80-original research papers and more than 100 other scientific contributions as patents, reviews, proceeding papers and others.

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From the dawn of civilization, humans have been dreaming of happy, healthy and long-life. Our life expectancy is twice longer than 100 years ago. We know more about the diseases. Therefore we have developed new drugs to fight against them. The demand for drugs was so high that we developed Pharma industries. Although Pharma industries took responsibility of producing the needed drugs and gave us a quality of life, misuse of drugs brought further complication. Therefore, discovery, production, distribution, and the phase of administration of patients' quality assurance has to be controlled with a technological procedure and tight regulations to make the system as effective as possible for the benefit of human health. Our book provides selected but vital information on the sources, tools, technologies and regulations regarding the current status of medicine development.

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