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Section 1: Nanosystems for controlled drug delivery
1. Polymeric nanoparticles for controlled drug delivery
2. Nanovescicles for controlled drug delivery
3. Novel strategies to improve delivery performances
4. HR-MAS: novel technologies to measure delivery performances
5. Mathematical models for controlled drug delivery
Section 2: Nanotechnology-enhanced sensing systems
6. Nanogold for theranostics (A. S. Thakor - Stanford University)
7. Nanostructured substrates for SERS spectroscopy (A. Bonifacio, V. Sergo -
University of Trieste)
8. Quantum dots (W. Zhou - University of Texas at Arlington)
9. Nanowires for sensing applications (J. D. Holmes - University College Cork)
10. Surface plasmon resonance and SPR microscopy (N. Ly - Biosensing
Section 3: Nanobiomaterials for tissue engineering
11. Electrospun nanofibers (V. Guarino, L. Ambrosio - CNR)
12. Viral nanoparticles (N. F. Steinmetz - Case Western Reserve University)
13. Self-assembling peptides (E. S. Kim - University of Washington)
14. Graphene: medical applications (S. Bellucci - INFN)
15. Carbon nanotubes (A. Memic - King Abdulaziz University)
16. Bioactive nanoceramics (A. R. Boccaccini – University of Erlangen)
Section 4: Safety issues of medical nanotechnologies
17. Nanosafety issues (C. Schimpel - BioNanoNet)
18. Regulatory perspectives on medical nanotechnologies (I. De Angelis - ISS)
Nanomaterials for Theranostics and Tissue Engineering: Techniques, Trends and Applications provides information on the major methodologies for the application of nanomaterials in the medical field. In recent years, nanotechnology for medicine, commonly known as bionanotechnology, or nanomedicine, has revolutionized various types of medical treatment. This book is intended for practicing engineers and scientists, and includes detailed, readily applicable protocols. It focuses on 4 major themes, including the synthesis of nanosystems for controlled drug delivery, nanotechnology-enhanced sensing systems, the application of nanotechnologies to the synthesis of novel biomaterials, and safety issues related to the application of medicinal nanotechnology.
- Provides a comprehensive overview on how nanotechnology is being used to create new tissue engineering techniques
- Covers, in detail, the physicochemical fundamentals of bionanotechnologies
- Explores major applications in the fields of theranostics and tissue engineering
- Assesses important challenges and safety issues related to the implementation of nanotechnology in medicine
Materials Scientists, Biomedical Scientists and Biomedical Engineers who want to learn more about how nanotechnology is being used in biomedicine.
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- © Elsevier 2020
- 1st August 2020
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Filippo Rossi is Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering “Giulio Natta” at Milan Polytechnic University, Italy. His research focuses in the field of innovative polymer materials for nanomedicine, drug delivery and tissue engineering, using both experimental and modelling techniques.
Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering “Giulio Natta” at Milan Polytechnic University, Italy
Alberto Rainer is Tenured Assistant Professor in Chemical Fundamentals of Technologies at the Department of Engineering, Università Campus Bio-‐Medico di Roma, Italy. His research focuses on the use of tissue engineering strategies for the development of advanced 3D In vitro models as innovative tools for tissue/organ pathophysiology and drug screening studies, and their integration with robotic microscopy.
Department of Engineering, Universita Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy