Nanostructures for the Engineering of Cells, Tissues and Organs. Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology

  • ID: 4398623
  • Book
  • 630 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Nanostructures for the Engineering of Cells: Tissues and Organs showcases recent advances in pharmaceutical nanotechnology, with particular emphasis on tissue engineering, organ and cell applications. The book provides an up-to-date overview of organ targeting and cell targeting using nanotechnology. In addition, tissue engineering applications, such as skin regeneration are also discussed. Written by a diverse range of international academics, this book is a valuable research resource for researchers working in the biomaterials, medical and pharmaceutical industries.

  • Explains how nanomaterials regulate different cell behavior and function as a carrier for different biomolecules
  • Shows how nanobiomaterials and nanobiodevices are used in a range of treatment areas, such as skin tissue, wound healing and bone regeneration
  • Discusses nanomaterial preparation strategies for pharmaceutical application and regenerative medicine
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1. The Promise versus Reality of target-specific drug delivery
2. Perspectives on Cell and Organ Drug Targeting
3. Targeting mitochondria: the Excalibur or the Achilles' heel?
4. Skin Targeting Approaches for Nano Delivery of Anti-aging Drugs
5. Carbohydrate functionalised nanomaterials for targeted cell imaging
6. Microbubble enhanced brain targeting
7. Brain Targeting of Payload Using Mild Magnetic Field: Site Specific Delivery
8. State-of-the-Art Microfluidic Technologies to Engineer Cancer Tissue for Understanding its Biology and Drug Testing
9. The Current Perspectives of Nanoparticles in Cellular and Organ Specific Drug Targeting in Biological System
10. Silk based scaffold in biomedical engineering
11. Polymer Based Silver and Magnesium ions co-doped Calcium Phosphate Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Applications
12. Stem Cell-Based Gene Approaches for Cardiac Repair
13. Application of Novel Biomaterials for Guided Bone Regeneration: Current Applications and Future Perspectives
14. Biophysical stimulation of bone tissue engineering and fracture healing processes
15. Biodegradable material and its role for the advancement of Tissue Engineering
16. Tissue Engineering Applications in Wound Healing
17. Silk based matrices for tissue engineering applications
18. Implantable drug delivery systems: An Overview
19. Nano bionics and Nano engineered Prosthetics
20. Nanobiodevices for electrochemical biosensing of pharmaceuticals
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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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