This department encompasses basic, applied and clinical investigations in Drug delivery and Pharmacokinetics/Biopharmaceutics. Drug delivery is the major thrust area of Pharmaceutics department. Drug delivery is the method of administering an active pharmaceutical ingredient to achieve a therapeutic effect in humans or animals through various routes of administration. Drug delivery technologies modify drug release profile, absorption, distribution and elimination for the benefit of improving product efficacy and safety as well as patient convenience and compliance. The goal of drug formulation and delivery is to administer a drug at a therapeutic concentration to a particular site of action for a specified period of time.