Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science

Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science

Recent Advances in Nanocarriers

1st Edition - February 1, 2023

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  • Editors: Dr. Inamuddin, Jorddy Neves Cruz, Tariq Altalhi
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323951715

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Recent Advances in Nanocarriers for Biomedical Applications covers nanocarrier synthesis techniques, as well as methods for encapsulating bioactive compounds. It explores the tests carried out to evaluate their pharmacological properties, in addition to investigating the recent results on clinical tests carried out for some nanocarriers. This book addresses the most recent advances in nanocarriers and their diverse applications in modern medicine for the treatment of diseases and diagnostics. Recent clinical tests that some nanocarriers are undergoing will be discussed as well.

Key Features

  • Discusses nanocarriers manufacture and nanoencapsulation process of molecules
  • Describes how nanocarriers reach the specific site of action and then release the drug
  • Explores the latest advances in different types of nanocarriers
  • Written by experts in the field


Students and researchers in the field of nanocarriers Undergraduate students in chemistry, biology and physics

Table of Contents

  • I. General aspects
    1. Importance of nanomedicine in human health
    2. Possibilities and challenges for the clinical application of nanoparticles in the treatment of diseases
    3. Pre-clinical and Clinical Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of nanocarriers

    II. Synthesis and functionalization of nanocarriers
    4. Main techniques and methods used for the production of nanocarriers
    5. Nanocarrier designs from carbon nanotubes
    6. Methods for functionalization of nanocarriers

    III. Drug delivery and diagnostics using nanoparticles
    7. Methods for nanoencapsulation
    8. Recent advances in understanding the release of drugs in nano-formulations
    9. Lipid nanocarriers for the delivery of drugs to the nervous system
    10. Nanoformulations for topical drugs
    11. Transport of drugs using liposomes
    12. Gold nanoparticles for drug delivery.
    13. Overview on the use of nanostructures in diagnostic imaging
    14. Quantum dot in diagnostic imaging
    15. Nanostructures used in cancer imaging

    IV. Nanomedicine for the treatment of diseases
    16. Trends topics in nanovaccines
    17. Advances in the use of nanocarriers for the treatment of neglected diseases
    18. Nanocarriers for the treatment of infectious diseases
    19. Biomedical applications of magnetic nanocarriers
    20. Lipid nanoparticles: Pharmacological applications for the treatment of cancer
    21. Nanocarriers for the treatment of inflammatory diseases
    22. Selective treatment of tumors using nanocarriers

Product details

  • No. of pages: 350
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2023
  • Published: February 1, 2023
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323951715

About the Editors

Dr. Inamuddin

Dr. Inamuddin is an assistant professor at the Department of Applied Chemistry, Zakir Husain College of Engineering and Technology, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. He has extensive research experience in multidisciplinary fields of analytical chemistry, materials chemistry, electrochemistry, renewable energy, and environmental science. He has worked on different research projects funded by various government agencies and universities and is the recipient of awards, including the Department of Science and Technology, India, Fast-Track Young Scientist Award and Young Researcher of the Year Award 2020 from Aligarh Muslim University. He has published about 200 research articles in various international scientific journals, 18 book chapters, and 155 edited books with multiple well-known publishers. His current research interests include ion exchange materials, a sensor for heavy metal ions, biofuel cells, supercapacitors, and bending actuators.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, Zakir Husain College of Engineering and Technology Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh-202002, India

Jorddy Neves Cruz

Dr. Jorddy Neves Cruz is a researcher at the Federal University of Pará and the Emilio Goeldi Museum. He has experience in multidisciplinary research in the areas of medicinal chemistry, drug design, extraction of bioactive compounds, extraction of essential oils, food chemistry and biological testing. He has published several research articles of international repute. He is currently working as Associate Editor of the Journal of Medicine (Wolters Kluwer, United States).

Affiliations and Expertise

Researcher, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Federal University of Para, Brazil

Tariq Altalhi

Dr. Tariq Altalhi is Assistant Professor at Department of Applied Chemistry. Nanotechnology, and Chemistry at Taif University, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Altalhi’s research focuses on the transformation of solid organic waste to valuable nanomaterials and economic nanostructure as well as exploration of natural extracts and their application in generation of value-added products such as nanomaterials, incense, etc. Through his work as an independent researcher, he has led a group of multidisciplinary researchers encompassing fields including chemistry, materials science, biology, and pharmaceutical science.

Affiliations and Expertise

Head of the Department of Chemistry and Vice Dean of Science College, Taif University, Saudi Arabia

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