Drug Delivery Nanosystems for Biomedical Application reviews some of the most challenging nanosystems with different routes of delivery that are useful for specific drugs, from both efficacy and bioavailability points-of-view. The chapters explore how this area is developing, the present state of the field, and future developments, in particular, inorganic, metallic, polymeric, composite and lipid nanosystems and their possible evolution to clinical applications. The book is a valuable research reference for both researchers and industrial partners who are not only interested in learning about this area, but also want to gain insights on how to move towards translational research.
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1. Introduction 2. Blood Compatibility of Nanomaterials 3. Safety and toxicity concerns of nanosystems 4. Pharmaceutical perspectives of selection criteria and toxicity profiling of nanotheranostic agents 5. Nanosystems and antibacterial applications 6. Exosomes Cellular Capsules for Drug Delivery in Parkinson's disease 7. Advances in tissue regeneration through nanomaterials 8. Calcium phosphate nanoplatforms for drug delivery and theranostic applications 9. Nanocomposites used for drug delivery applications 10. Role of advanced nanomaterials in biosensing 11. Hydrogel nanoparticle composites for drug delivery 12. Polymeric micelles Smart nanocarriers for anticancer drug delivery 13. Principles and applications of medical nanotechnology devices 14. Drug Delivery in Nano-dimensions A Focus to Oro-dental Infections 15. Nanodiamonds as 'magic bullets' for prostate cancer theranostics 16. Nanodrug delivery systems using medicinal plants 17. Inorganic Nano-theranostics: Strategy Development and Applications
Chandra P. Sharma iChandra P. Sharma is Adjunct Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal University, and Hon. Emeritus Professor, College of Biomedical Engineering & Applied Sciences, Purbanchal University, Nepal. He was formerly Senior Scientist, G and Head, Biomedical Technology Wing, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), Trivandrum and has been Head, Biosurface Technology Division, SCTIMST, Trivandrum. He has also been Associate Head, Biomedical Technology Wing, and Associate Dean, SCTIMST Trivandrum. He has been recognized with various awards and honors such as MRSI medal (1994) and MRSI-ICSC Superconductivity & Materials Science Annual Prize Award 2009 - Materials Research Society of India, Distinguished Scientist award - Society for Biomaterials and Artificial Organs, India (SBAOI) and shares Whitaker and National Science Foundation Award - International Society for Artificial Organs (ISAO) USA.