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Nanoengineered Biomaterials for Advanced Drug Delivery - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081029855, 9780081029862

Nanoengineered Biomaterials for Advanced Drug Delivery

1st Edition

Editor: Masoud Mozafari
Paperback ISBN: 9780081029855
eBook ISBN: 9780081029862
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 16th June 2020
Page Count: 820
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Table of Contents

Part I: Principles of nanotechnology-based drug delivery
1. Principles of nanosized delivery systems
2. Controlled/localized release and nanotechnology
3. Stimuli-sensitive delivery systems
4. Sustainable delivery systems through green nanotechnology
5. Recent advances in multifunctional nanoengineered biomaterials
6. Mathematical and computational modelling of delivery systems
7. Nanoengineered biomaterials for delivery purposes: Past, present, and future

Part II: Nanoengineered Biomaterials for drug delivery
8. Synthetic and natural polymer-based nanoengineered biomaterials for drug delivery
9. Protein and peptide-based delivery systems
10. Lipid vesicles: Potentials as delivery systems
11. Block copolymers for nanoscale drug and gene delivery
12. Dendrimers for delivery purposes
13. Reversible cross-linked polymeric for delivery puposes
14. Polymeric micelles as delivery systems
15. Metallic nanoparticulate delivery systems
16. Gold nanoparticles in delivery applications
17. Silver nanoparticles for delivery purposes 
18. Magnetically-based nanocarriers in drug delivery
19. Iron oxide nanoparticles for delivery purposes
20. Porous silica nanoparticles for delivery applications
21. Carbon-family materials for delivery applications

Part III: Delivery routes of Nanoengineered Biomaterials
22. Potential nanocarriers for the delivery of drugs to the brain
23. Nanotechnology for oral drug delivery and targeting
24. Nanotechnology for ocular and otic drug delivery and targeting
25. Nanoparticulate systems for dental drug delivery
26. Nanotechnology for pulmonary and nasal drug delivery
27. Nanotechnology for topical and transdermal drug delivery and targeting
28. Nanoemulsions for intravenous drug delivery
29. Nanoparticles for mucosal vaccine delivery
30. Nanotechnology for vaginal drug delivery and targeting
31. Nanotechnology for intracellular delivery and targeting

Part IV: Applications of Nanoengineered Biomaterials in Drug Delivery
32. Nanoengineered biomaterials for infectious diseases
33. Nanoengineered biomaterials for neurodegenerative disorders
34. Nanoengineered biomaterials for inflammatory diseases
35. Nanoengineered biomaterials for cancer diagnosis and treatment
36. Nanoengineered biomaterials for diabetes
37. Nanoengineered biomaterials for cardiovascular disease
38. Nanotechnology-based biosensors in drug delivery


Nanoengineered Biomaterials for Advanced Drug Delivery explores the latest advances in the applications of nanoengineered biomaterials in drug delivery systems. The book covers a wide range of biomaterials and nanotechnology techniques that have been used for the delivery of different biological molecules and drugs in the human body. It is an important resource for biomaterials scientists and engineers working in biomedicine and those wanting to learn more on how nanoengineered biomaterials are being used to enhance drug delivery for a variety of diseases.

Nanoengineered biomaterials have enhanced properties that make them more effective than conventional biomaterials as both drug delivery agents, and in the creation of new drug delivery systems. As nanoengineering becomes more cost-effective, nanoengineered biomaterials have become more widely used within biomedicine.

Key Features

  • Offers an informed overview on how nanoengineering biomaterials enhance their properties for drug delivery applications
  • Discusses the major applications of nanoengineered biomaterials for drug delivery
  • Outlines the major challenges for successfully implementing nanoengineered biomaterials into existing drug delivery systems


Medical field and some nanotechnology companies, students of PhD levels, students of biomaterial biomedicine and regenerative medicine, pharmaceutical industry workers, bioengineering field workers


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About the Editor

Masoud Mozafari

Dr Masoud Mozafari has recently joined Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute - Mount Sinai Hospital - University of Toronto as a research fellow. He is known for the development of strategies for the treatment of damaged tissues/organs. He is one of the recipients of the "WIPO Medal for Inventors" from The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) for his inventions that significantly contribute to the economic and technological development in the field of biomaterials. He is an Associate Editor for Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology.

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Fellow, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada