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Bioengineering Approaches to Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment is written for an audience of senior undergraduate students and graduate students in mechanical, electrical and biomedical engineering fields and other professionals in medicine. It is ideally structured for teaching and for those who are working in cancer bioengineering or interdisciplinary projects. The book's authors bring a unique perspective from their expertise in immunology, nanobiomaterials and heat transfer. Topical coverage includes an introduction to the fundamentals of bioengineering and engineering approaches for cancer diagnosis, cancer treatment via case studies, and sections on imaging, immunotherapy, cell therapy, drug delivery, ultrasound and microfluidics in cancer treatment.
- Provides fully supported case studies relating to cancer diagnosis and therapy
- Pairs the basic fundamentals of engineering and biomedical engineering and applies them to the diagnosis of cancer
Senior undergraduate students and graduate students in Mechanical, Electrical and Biomedical engineering fields as well as all professionals in medical related fields dealing with cancer diagnosis and treatment, such as Cancer Biology
2. Diagnostic Imaging in Cancer
3. Immune Assay Assisted Cancer Diagnostic
5. Cell Therapy
6. Laser-assisted cancer treatment
7. Application of magnetic and electric fields for cancer therapy
8. Ultrasound Applications in Cancer Therapy
9. Application of Microfluidics in Cancer Treatment
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- © Academic Press 2020
- 14th May 2020
- Academic Press
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Azadeh Shahidian is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Department at K. N. Toosi University of Technology in Tehran, Iran. She received her B.Sc. And PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from K. N. Toosi University of Technology in Tehran, Iran. Dr. Shahidian research focused on the numerical and experimental investigation of nano and bio-fluid properties and behavior. She is currently teaches graduate and under graduate courses and conduct research in the area of heat transfer and its application in drug delivery, Energy management and Bio-fluid mechanic. Dr. Shahidian has 15 years of academic and industrial experience and supervised several undergraduate, masters and PhD students. Dr. Shahidian has published over 25 papers in well-known journals and conferences.
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
Prof. Majid Ghassemi is Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the K. N. Toosi University of Technology; one of the most prestigious technical universities in Tehran, Iran. Professor Ghassemi has been recognized as Global Talent, also known as an Exceptional Talent, endorsed by the Royal Academy of Engineering of the United Kingdom, since 2015. He received that honor when he was acting as a Visiting Professor at the Centre for Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Research at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses and conducts research in the area of heat transfer and its application in bio and micro sensors, drug delivery, fuel cells,micro channels and alternative energy. He has over 20 years of academic and industrial experience and served as the President of the K. N. Toosi University of Technology from 2010 to 2013.
Professor, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
Dr. Mohammadi is an Assistant Professor of New Science and Technologies Department at Tehran university, Iran. He received his M.D from university of Tehran at 1998 and PhD degree in Immunology from Karolinska Institute at 2009, Sweden. His PhD project were mainly focused on primary immunodeficiency. He has more than 20 high quality publication in a well-known journal like, J. Allergy Clin. Immunol, Acta Biomaterialia and ACS applied materials and interfaces.
Assistant Professor of Immunology, New Science and Technologies Faculty, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Mohadeseh Hashemi is a visiting scholar in the Division of Pharmaceutics at University of Texas at Austin, USA. She received her Ph.D. degree in Biomedical engineering from Tehran University, Iran. Her research is focused on biomaterials and stimuli sensitive drug delivery system. She has more than 10 years of academic experiences. She is currently teaching biocompatibility and nanobiomaterials and its application in drug delivery for graduate student.
Visiting Scholar of pharmacology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA
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