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Engineered Nanostructures for Therapeutics and Biomedical Applications. Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials

  • ID: 5230559
  • Book
  • July 2022
  • 360 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
Engineered Nanostructures for Therapeutics and Biomedical Applications offers a single reference for a diverse biomedical readership to learn about the application of nanotechnology in biomedicine and biomedical engineering, from past developments, to current research and future prospects. This book sets out a broad selection of biomedical and therapeutic applications for nanostructures, including bioimaging, nanorobotics, orthopedics and tissue engineering, offering a useful, multidisciplinary approach. Each chapter discusses challenges faced in each discipline, including limiting factors, biocompatibility and toxicity, thus enabling the reader to make informed decisions in their research.

Users will find this book to be a comprehensive, broad overview on the role and significance of nanomaterials and their composites that also includes discussions of key aspects in the field of biomedicine.
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  1. Engineered nanostructures: an introduction
  2. Fluorescent inorganic nanoparticles for bioimaging and therapeutic applications
  3. Quantum dots and conjugated metal-organic frameworks for targeted drug delivery and bioimaging of cancer
  4. Carbon-based nanogels as a synergistic platform for bioimaging and drug delivery
  5. Graphene oxides and derivatives for biomedical applications: drug delivery/gene delivery, bioimaging, and therapeutics
  6. Self-assembled polymeric nanostructures: a promising platform for bioimaging and therapeutic applications
  7. Nanofibrous scaffolds for tissue engineering processes
  8. Design and testing of nanobiomaterials for orthopedic implants
  9. Drug-releasing nano-bioimplants: from basics to current progress
  10. Mobile nanorobotics for biomedical applications
  11. Opportunities, challenges, and future prospects of engineered nanostructures for therapeutics and biomedical applications
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Ajeet Kaushik Associate Professor of Chemistry, NanoBioTech Laboratory, Health System Engineering, Department of Environmental Engineering, Florida Polytechnic University, USA. Dr. Kaushik I M.Sc., Ph.D., Fellow-Indian Chemical Society I, an associate professor of chemistry at Florida Polytechnic University, is exploring nano-technology, material science, thin films, miniaturized sensors, electrochemistry, electrochemical biosensors, nanomedicine, drug delivery to CNS, and biomedical engineering for health wellness. Dr. Kaushik received his Ph.D. (chemistry and nano-enabled biosensors) in collaboration with National Physical Laboratory and Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi, India. During his research, Dr. Kaushik has been engaged in design and development of various electro-active nanostructures for electrochemical biosensor and nanomedicine for health care. His research interests include nano-bio-technology, analytical systems, design & develop nanostructures, nanocarriers for drug delivery, nano-therapeutics for CNS diseases, on-demand site-specific release of therapeutic agents, exploring personalized nano-medicines, biosensors, point-of-care sensing devices, and related areas of health care monitoring. Sandeep Kumar Head of Department, Department of Bio and Nano Technology, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, India. Dr. Sandeep Kumar is a researcher of international recognition and has received his PhD degree from Panjab University, Chandigarh. His current research interest includes synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials, nano-carriers for healthcare applications; nanomaterials based sensors, biomaterials and nanotoxicity. Dr. Kumar has published more than 150 research papers in international journals of repute and also has patents to his credit. Dr. Kumar has international and national sponsored research projects from numerous funding agencies. Dr. Kumar has been rewarded with "Haryana Yuva Vigyan Ratna Award” and "Water Advanced Research and Innovation Fellow” for undertaking research work at University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA. Dr. Kumar visited Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea; University of Florence, Italy as a visiting Professor and also Australia, UK, Scotland, Germany, Spain, France, Belgium etc under different supporting schemes of Govt of India. Ganga Ram Chaudhary Professor, Department of Chemistry, Punjab University, India. Dr G R Chaudhary is currently working as Professor at Department of Chemistry, Panjab University, Chandigarh. Dr Chaudhary has focused his research for the past 15 years in emerging research areas of green technologies, novel healthcare formulations, catalysis, nanomaterials-based sensors, molecular recognition/reorganizational behavior and emerging materials for biological applications. The work carried out by Dr Chaudhary in above areas has been published in numerous reputed international journals having high impact factor. Dr Chaudhary is well connected to international research groups with similar research interests.
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