Smartphone Based Medical Diagnostics

Smartphone Based Medical Diagnostics

1st Edition - November 6, 2019

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  • Editor: Jeong-Yeol Yoon
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128170441
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128170458

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Smartphone Based Medical Diagnostics provides the theoretical background and practical applications for leveraging the strengths of smartphones toward a host of different diagnostics, including, but not limited to, optical sensing, electrochemical detection, integration with other devices, data processing, data sharing and storage. The book also explores the translational, regulatory and commercialization challenges of smartphone incorporation into point-of-care medical diagnostics and food safety settings.

Key Features

  • Presents the first comprehensive textbook on smartphone based medical diagnostics
  • Includes a wide array of practical applications, including glucose monitoring, flow cytometry, rapid kit, microfluidic device, microscope attachment, and basic vital sign/activity monitoring
  • Covers translational, regulatory and commercialization issues


Academics interested in sensors, biosensors, analytical chemistry, analytical biochemistry, biomedical imaging, and mobile health, including undergraduate students, graduate students, researchers, and faculty members at teaching and research universities and colleges; research scientists, engineers, and technicians at governmental research laboratories; governmental employees at regulatory agencies (e.g. US FDA, US CDC, etc.); professionals working on biosensors, diagnostic kits and devices, including research scientists, engineers, and marketing engineers in industry, especially start-up companies

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction

    Jeong-Yeol Yoon, PhD

    2. Basic principles of optical biosensing using a smartphone

    Jeong-Yeol Yoon, PhD

    3. Basic principles of electrochemical biosensing using a smartphone

    Jeong-Yeol Yoon, PhD

    4. Smartphone for glucose monitoring

    Han Zhang, Wei Zhang and Anhong Zhou, PhD

    5. Smartphone-based flow cytometry

    Zheng Li, PhD, Shengwei Zhang and Qinshan Wei, PhD

    6. Smartphone for rapid kits

    Anna Pyayt, PhD

    7. Smartphone-based medical diagnostics with microfluidic devices

    Dong Woo Kim, Kwan Young Jeong and Hyun C. Yoon, PhD

    8. Digital health for monitoring and managing hard-to-heal wounds

    Bijan Najafi, PhD, MSc

    9. Smartphone-based microscopes

    Wenbin Zhu, PhD, Cheng Gong, Nachiket Kulkarni, Christopher David Nguyen and Dongkyun Kang, PhD

    10. Smartphone for monitoring basic vital signs: miniaturized, near-field communication based devices for chronic recording of health

    Alex Burton, BS, Tucker Stuart, BS, Jokubas Ausra, BS, and Philipp Gutruf, BS, PhD

    11. Food safety applications

    Daniel Dooyum, PhD, Wonjin Shin, Yushin Ha, PhD and Tusan Park, PhD

Product details

  • No. of pages: 252
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2019
  • Published: November 6, 2019
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128170441
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128170458

About the Editor

Jeong-Yeol Yoon

Professor Jeong-Yool Yoon received his Ph.D from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), in 2004. He is currently a tenured professor at the University of Arizona,editor-in-chief of the Journal of Biological Engineering (the official journal of Institute of Biological Engineering, published by BMC, part of Springer Nature), and was president of the Institute of Biological Engineering (Lexington, KY, USA). He is the author of 79 peer-reviewed journal articles, 4 non-peer-reviewed journal articles, 7 book chapters, and numerous conference proceedings, as well as of “Introduction to Biosensors: From Electric Circuits to Immunosensors,” 1st and 2nd editions, 2013 and 2016, respectively, published by Springer. Professor Yoon is an expert in biosensors, smartphone-based optical biosensing, microfluidics, and lab-on-a-chip.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Arizona, USA

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