Nanoarchitectonics for Smart Delivery and Drug Targeting

  • ID: 3692732
  • Book
  • 970 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Nanoarchitectonics for Smart Delivery and Drug Targeting is one of the first books on the market to exclusively focus on the topic of nanoarchitectonics, a rapidly developing area of nanotechnology which allows scientists to arrange nanoscale structural units, typically a group of atoms or molecules, in an intended configuration.

This book assesses novel applications of nanomaterials in the areas of smart delivery and drug targeting using nanoarchitectonics and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each application.

- Provides a scholarly introduction to the uses of nanoarchitectonics in drug delivery and targeting- Explores novel opportunities and ideas for developing and improving nanoscale drug delivery systems through the use of nanoarchitectonics, allowing scientists to see how this exciting new technology is used in practice- Assesses the pros and cons of each application, allowing readers to assess when it is most appropriate to use nanoarchitectonics in drug delivery
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Part 1: Smart Delivery

1: Therapeutic Nanostructures: Application of Mechanical Engineering in Drug Delivery

2: Nanoarchitectured Biomaterials: Present Status and Future Prospects in Drug Delivery

3: Smart Nanopolysaccharides for the Delivery of Bioactives

4: Drug-Delivery Applications of Cellulose Nanofibrils

5: Nanoarchitectured Polysaccharide-Based Drug Carrier for Ocular Therapeutics

6: Current Polyesteric Systems for Advanced Drug Delivery

7: Nanobiomaterials Architectured for Improved Delivery of Antimalaria Drugs

8: Formulation of Innovative Hybrid Chitosan/TiO2- and Chitosan/SiO2-Based Drug-Delivery Systems

9: Lanthanide Ions Doped Upconversion Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Surface Engineering, and Application in Drug Delivery

10: Nanocomposite Drug Carriers

11: Lipid Nanoparticle Formulations for Enhanced Antituberculosis Therapy

12: Relevant Aspects on Peptide Delivery from Nanostructured Therapeutic Systems

13: Nanoarchitectured Mesoporous Silica-Based Drug-Delivery Systems: Toward Perfect Nanomedicine

14: Recent Advances in Self-Emulsifying Drug-Delivery Systems for Oral Delivery of Cancer Chemotherapeutics

15: Scientometric Overview in Nanobiodrugs

Part 2: Drug Targeting

16: Polymer: Lipid Hybrid Nanostructures in Cancer Drug Delivery: Successes and Limitations

17: Carbon Nanotubes: A Promising Carrier for Drug Delivery and Targeting

18: Polymeric Nanoparticles as siRNA Drug Delivery System for Cancer Therapy: The Long Road to Therapeutic Efficiency

19: Polymeric Nanobiomaterials for Tumor Targeting

20: Alginate Containing Nanoarchitectonics for Improved Cancer Therapy

21: Multifunctional Magnetic Nanostructures for Cancer Hyperthermia Therapy

22: Advances in Lasers and Nanoparticles in Treatment and Targeting of Epithelial Originated Cancers

23: Gold Nanoparticles: Their Properties and Role as Therapeutic Anticancer Agents

24: Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy

25: Nanoparticle and Targeted Systems for Colon Cancer Therapy

26: Nanohybrid Stimuli-Responsive Microgels: A New Approach in Cancer Therapy

27: Multifunctional Magnetic Liposomes for Cancer Imaging and Therapeutic Applications

28: The Chemotherapeutic Potential of Gold Nanoparticles Against Human Carcinomas: A Review

29: Nanotherapeutic Platforms for Cancer Treatment: From Preclinical Development to Clinical Application

30: The Scientometric Overview in Cancer Targeting

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Holban, Alina Maria
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Biology, University of Bucharest; Department of Science and Engineering of Oxidic Materials and Nanomaterials, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, University Politehnica of Bucharest

Qualifications and Experience: Assistant Professor - General Microbiology, Medical microbiology, Immunology, Immunopathology

Book Editor: Nanoarchitectonics for Smart Delivery and Drug Targeting (Elsevier) - in press - 2016

Assistant Editor - Letters in Applied NanoBioScience (http://nanobioletters.com/)

Guest Editor - Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (Bentham Science - Impact Factor 2014 = 2.511)

The contribution of Dr Holban on her research field is supported by the publication of 48 papers in peer-reviewed journals (35 in ? Web of Science / ISI indexed journals indexed journals), 34 conference/symposia proceedings (posters and oral presentations, from which 24 were presented in International scientific meetings), 1 book, 5 book chapters in international books and 2 GenBank original sequences (patents). More than 30 of the published papers are investigating the applications of nanomaterials on biomedical fields, focusing on their antimicrobial effect.
Grumezescu, Alexandru Mihai
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.

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