Alexandria, VA - The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) announces the launch of its newest exclusively online journal, AAPS PharmSci Tech,www.pharmscitech.com. The first issue of the journal will be published in the first quarter of 2000.
AAPS PharmSciTech covers the basic and applied research on pharmaceutical dosage forms, both traditional and novel, including the emerging area of biopharmaceuticals. The goal of the journal is to disseminate scientific and technical information on drug product design, development, evaluation and processing worldwide, taking full advantage of web publishing.
The journal invites manuscripts in all areas of pharmaceutical product development and manufacture, including pharmaceutical excipient evaluation, with a focus on practical (industrial) applications to research-based efforts. Specialty areas to be covered include, but are not limited to:
Papers can be submitted at www.pharmscitech.com. To submit a manuscript for consideration, contact the AAPS PharmSciTech manuscript coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or Paul Clark at 703-518-8448.
Patrick P. DeLuca, Ph.D., Professor of Pharmacy and Chair of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, was named AAPS PharmSciTech's editor-in-chief. Dr. DeLuca, an AAPS Fellow and founding member, is a past president and Fellow of the APhA Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences. He is the author or co-author of more than 165 research articles and book chapters and the recipient of the first AAPS Research Achievement Award in Pharmaceutical Technology.