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Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery and Therapy

  • ID: 4659917
  • Book
  • March 2019
  • 580 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery and Therapy presents recent advances in the field of nanobiomaterials and their important applications in drug delivery, therapy and engineering. The book offers pharmaceutical perspectives, exploring the development of nanobiomaterials and their interaction with the human body. Chapters show how nanomaterials are used in treatments, including neurology, dentistry and cancer therapy. Authored by a range of contributors from global institutions, this book offers a broad, international perspective on how nanotechnology-based advances are leading to novel drug delivery and treatment solutions.

It is a valuable research resource that will help both practicing medics and researchers in pharmaceutical science and nanomedicine learn more on how nanotechnology is improving treatments.

  • Assesses the opportunities and challenges of nanotechnology-based drug delivery systems
  • Explores how nanotechnology is being used to create more efficient drug delivery systems
  • Discusses which nanomaterials make the best drug carriers

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1. Injectable Microgel-Hydrogel Composites for Drug Delivery 2. Graphene nanomaterials Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Perspectives 3. Carbon Nanomaterials as Pharmaceutic Forms for Sustained and Controlled Delivery Systems 4. Chitosan based nanoparticulate system for controlled delivery of biological macromolecules 5. Drug delivery to the brain 6. Nanoparticles for drug and gene targeting neurodegeneration in brain and eye 7. Multifunctional nanocrystals for cancer therapy: A potential nanocarrier 8. Novel multifunctional nanocarrier-mediated codelivery for targeting and treatment of prostate cancer 9. Potential of encapsulated phytochemicals in hydrogel particles 10. Nanodrug delivery systems for transdermal drug delivery 11. Clinical and therapeutic applications of various nano drug delivery systems focusing diabetes, cancers and tuberculosis 12. Nanoparticles: Toxicity, bio-distribution, fate, clearance and PK-PD 13. Polymeric and lipid-based systems for controlled drug release: an engineering point of view 14. Theranostics application of nanomedicine in cancer detection and treatment 15. Cell and organ drug targeting 16. Characterization of Pharmaceutical Nanocarriers: In-vitro and In-vivo Studies 17. Hybrid Nanocomposites for Imaging-Guided Synergistic Theranostics

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Grumezescu, Alexandru Mihai
Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu is Assistant Professor at the Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry and Letters in Applied NanoBioScience and Co-Editor in Chief of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Bulletin. He is also a member of the Editoral Board for several other journals, including American Journal of Nanomaterials, Journal of Nanotechnology in Diagnosis and Treatment and Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Research. In addition, he has served as Guest Editor for several other established journals, including Elsevier's International Journal of Pharmaceutics. He has published 17 books previously with Elsevier as well as over 150 peer reviewed papers and 20 book chapters.
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