Nanobiomaterials in Drug Delivery

Nanobiomaterials in Drug Delivery

Applications of Nanobiomaterials

1st Edition - April 26, 2016

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  • Editor: Alexandru Grumezescu
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323428668
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323428897

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Nanobiomaterials in Drug Delivery: Applications of Nanobiomaterials presents novel approaches regarding nanostructured drug delivery systems, revealing the most investigated materials for the development of particular nanobioshuttles. This book brings the results of current research to reach those who wish to use this knowledge in an applied setting, providing one coherent text, with focused chapters and easily accessible information. At its core, it is a collection of titles, bringing together many of the novel applications these materials have in biology, also discussing the advantages and disadvantages of each application and the perspectives of the technologies based on these findings. At the moment, there is no other comparable book series covering all the subjects approached in this set of titles.

Key Features

  • Provides up-to-date and well-structured reference material for students, researchers, and practitioners working in the biomedical, biotechnological, and engineering fields
  • Presents a valuable guide to recent scientific progress, along with most known applications of nanomaterials in the biomedical area
  • Proposes novel opportunities and ideas for developing or improving technologies in nanomedicine/nanobiology


Academic: Materials science, biotechnology and applied chemistry professors, PhD, MsC, postdocs, upper level undergraduate. Industry: pharmaceutics and biotechnology companies, medical researchers, biomedical engineers, advanced clinicians (e.g. in dentistry).

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Silica Nanoparticles Percutaneous Penetration: An Evolving Research Strategy

    Chapter 2: Nanobiomaterials in Drug Delivery

    Chapter 3: Dendrimers in Drug delivery

    Chapter 4: Lipid nanoparticles as non-viral vectors for siRNA delivery: concepts and applications

    Chapter 5: Nanobiomaterials : Novel Nanoplatform for Protein and Peptide delivery

    Chapter 6: Current Status And Future Prospects of Nanobiomaterials in Drug delivery

    Chapter 7: Magnetoanisotropic Biodegradable Nanocomposites For Drug Controlled Release

    Chapter 8: Nanomaterials in Drug Delivery: existing scenario and potential scope

    Chapter 9: Natural and Synthetic Polymers for Drug Delivery and Targeting

    Chapter 10: Magnetically Based Nanocarriers in Drug Delivery

    Chapter 11: Drug delivery nanocarriers to cross the blood-brain barrier

    Chapter 12: Nanotechnology-based drug delivery systems releasing growth factors to the CNS: focusing on neurodegenerative disorder

    Chapter 13: Bionanofibers in Drug Delivery

    Chapter 14: Nanobiomaterials as gene delivery vehicles

    Chapter 15: Nanobiomaterials Set To Revolutionize Drug Delivery Systems For The Treatment Of Diabetes: State-Of-The-Art

    Chapter 16: Chitosan and its derivatives based nanoformulations in drug delivery

Product details

  • No. of pages: 618
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © William Andrew 2016
  • Published: April 26, 2016
  • Imprint: William Andrew
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323428668
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323428897

About the Editor

Alexandru Grumezescu

Dr. Grumezescu is Assistant Professor at the Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, in the Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, with a second affiliation to the Faculty of Medical Engineering, at the Politehnica University of Bucharest in Romania. He is an experienced and oft-published researcher and editor in the field of nano and biomaterials, and he is the Editor-in-Chief of three journals: Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry, Letters and Applied NanoBioScience, and Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Bulletin. He also serves as editor or guest editor for several notable journals. Dr. Grumezescu has published 150 peer-reviewed papers, 20 book chapters, 6 co-authored books and 11 edited books.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science and Faculty of Medical Engineering, Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania

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