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Biomedical Applications of Graphene and 2D Nanomaterials - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128158890, 9780128162699

Biomedical Applications of Graphene and 2D Nanomaterials

1st Edition

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Editors: Md Nurunnabi Jason McCarthy
Paperback ISBN: 9780128158890
eBook ISBN: 9780128162699
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 3rd April 2019
Page Count: 399
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Table of Contents

1. Two Dimensional Nanomaterials: Crystal Structure and Synthesis by Khaled Parvez
2. Characterization Techniques of Two-Dimensional Nanomaterials by Khaled Parvez
3. State-Of-The-Art Characterization Methods for Graphene and Its Derivatives by Abu Badruddoza, Ramchander Chepyala, and Kayesh Ashraf
4. 2D Materials for Gene Delivery by Mohammad Nazmul Hasan, Md Nafiujjaman, and Yong-kyu Lee
5. Graphene and 2D Materials for Phototherapy by Md Nafiujjaman and Md Nurunnabi
6. Graphene-Based Hybrid Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications by Mohammad Ramezani, Mona Alibolandi, Mojgan Nejabat, Fahimeh Charbgoo, Seyed Mohammad Taghdisi, and Khalil Abnous
7. 2D Materials Based Hybrid Nanostructure for Diagnosis and Therapy by Vishnu Revuri and Yong-Kyu Lee
8. In Vitro Toxicity Of 2D Materials by Narayan Chandra Deb Nath, Trishna Debnath, Md Nurunnabi, and Eun-Kyung Kim
9. Graphene and Its Derivatives as Biosensing Platform for Healthcare Applications by Ramchander Chepyala, Abu Zayed Md Badruddoza, Mohammad Azad, Jason R. McCarthy, and Md Nurunnabi
10. Biocompatibility Assessment of Nanomaterials Using Zebrafish as a Model by Enamul Haque, Md Nurunnabi, Clifford Liongue, and Alister C. Ward
11. 2D Nanomaterials for Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of DNA Methylation by Tanvir Hossain, Shamim Ahmed, H. M. Syfuddin, and Abu Sina
12. Graphene-Based Electrochemical Sensors for Biomedical Applications by A. J. Saleh Ahammad, Tamanna Islam, and Md. Mahedi Hasan
13. Nanoparticles Advancing Cancer Immunotherapy by Mohammed Mehadi Hassan Chowdhury, Khadizatul Kubra, Rupinder K. Kanwar, and Jagat Kanwar
14. Polymeric Surface Modification of Graphene by Renu Geetha Bai and Ali-hilal Alnaqbi
15. Graphene in Electrochemical Biosensors by Hsing-Ying Lin, Wen-Hao Chen, and Chen-Han Huang
16. Graphene in Neuroscience by Hsing-Ying Lin, Md Nurunnabi, Wen-Hao Chen, and Chen-Han Huang
17. Graphene-Triggered Autophagy: The Savior or Slayer by Mamoon Rashid, Monzurul Amin Roni, Mehbuba Rahman



Biomedical Applications of Graphene and 2D Nanomaterials provides a much-needed reference on the biomedical applications of 2D nanomaterials, as well as theoretical knowledge on their structure, physicochemical properties and biomedical applications. Chapters are dedicated to growth areas, such as size and shape-dependent chemical and physical properties and applications, such as in diagnostic and therapeutic products. The book also discusses the concept, development and preclinical studies of 2D nanomaterials-based biomedical tools, such as biosensors, artificial organs and photomedicine. Case studies and reports form the core of the book, making it an ideal resource on potential applications in biomedical science and engineering.

This timely resource for scientists and engineers in this rapidly advancing field features contributions from over 30 leaders who address advanced methods and strategies for controlling the physical-chemical properties of 2D nanomaterials, along with expert opinions on a range of 2D nanomaterials that have therapeutic and diagnostic applications.

Key Features

  • Presents advanced methods and strategies for controlling the physical-chemical properties of 2D nanomaterials
  • Provides state-of-the-art biomedical applications for 2D nanomaterials, including graphene and boron nitride
  • Includes key information from a broad selection of subject areas for researchers in both materials, engineering and medicine


Materials scientists and engineers in both academia and industry or R&D, with an interest in graphene, biomedical nanomaterials and therapeutic applications


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About the Editors

Md Nurunnabi

Dr. Md Nurunnabi is a Research Fellow at Wyss Institute of Biologically Inspired Engineering, School of Engineering & Applied Sciences, Harvard University. Dr. Nurunnabi’s research interests lie in Nanoengineering in Medicine, with a focus on developing novel approaches for delivering therapeutic molecules. His current research focuses on cardiovascular nanomedicine, stroke and myocardial infarction and targeting therapy and imaging of fibrosis. He completed his PhD in Nanoengineering and MSc in Chemical and Biological Engineering from Korea National University of Transportation in South Korea, and was a postdoctoral student at Chungnam National University in Korea prior to moving Boston. He also co-founded KB BioMed Inc, a South Korea based start-up company which develops commercial pharmaceutical products for therapeutic purposes using nanotechnology.His research has been included in 40+ peer-reviewed articles and 4 book chapters, and has been presented in over 30 scientific conferences worldwide.

Affiliations and Expertise

Wyss Institute of Biologically Inspired Engineering School of Engineering & Applied Sciences Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Jason McCarthy

Dr. Jason R. McCarthy is an Assistant Professor in Radiology at Harvard Medical School and an Assistant in Chemistry at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). In 2003, Dr. McCarthy received his Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Connecticut under the tutelage of Dr. Christian Bruckner. Following graduate school, he joined the Center for Molecular Imaging Research (CMIR) at the MGH as an NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award post-doctoral fellow, under the direction of Dr. Ralph Weissleder. In 2006, Dr. McCarthy was promoted to faculty at CMIR, subsequently joining CSB in 2009. The research being conducted by the McCarthy group at Centre for Systems Biology (CSB) is currently funded by several NIH grants and contracts, and is focused upon the synthesis and application of nanomaterials in the imaging and therapy of disease.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor in Radiology, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Chemistry, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Boston, MA, USA