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

  • ID: 5230559
  • Book
  • June 2021
  • 360 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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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.

  • Provides a broad overview of the many applications of nanomaterials and nanotechnology in biomedicine and engineering
  • Offers a multidisciplinary approach that will appeal to a diverse readership, including those in biomedical engineering, materials science, biomedicine and pharmaceutics
  • Includes challenges faced and limiting factors for each application, allowing readers to make an informed decision when using nanomaterials in their research
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1. Introduction
2. Engineered Nano-structures, over the time advancements
3. Fluorescent Inorganic Nanoparticles for Bioimaging and Therapeutic Applications
4. Quantum Dots and Conjugated Metal Organic Frameworks for Targeted Drug Delivery and Bioimaging of Cancer
5. Carbon-based Nanogels as a Synergistic Platform for Bioimaging and Drug Delivery
6. Graphene Oxide and Derivatives for Biomedical Applications: Drug/Gene Delivery, Bioimaging, and Therapeutics
7. Self-assembled Polymeric Nanostructures: A Promising Platform for Bioimaging and Therapeutic Applications
8. Nanofibrous Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Processes
9. Design and Testing of Nanobiomaterials for Orthopaedic Implants
10. Drug-releasing Nanobioimplants: From Basics to Current Progress
11. Mobile Nanorobotics for Biomedical Applications
12. Opportunities, Challenges and Future prospects
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Kaushik, Ajeet Kumar
Dr. Kaushik I M.Sc., Ph.D., Fellow-Indian Chemical Society I, as assistant 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. Prior to move to Polytech, he has worked as an Assistant Professor to explore "magnetic nanomedicine along with drug deliver to the brain for the CND diseases management and miniaturized electrochemical sensing systems for personalized health wellness” at Center of Personalized Nanomedicine, Institute of NeuroImmune Pharmacology, Department of Immunology and Nano-Medicine, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University (FIU), Miami USA. He is the recipient of various reputed awards for his service in the area of nano-biotechnology for health care. His excellent research credentials reflect by his four edited books, over 100 international research peer reviewed publications, and three patents in the area of nanomedicine and smart biosensors for personalized health care.

In the course of his research, Dr. Kaushik has been engaged in design and development of various electro-active nanostructures for electrochemical biosensor and nanomedicne for health care. His research interests include nano-bio-technology, analytical systems, design & develop nanostructures, nanocarries 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.
Kumar, Sandeep
Dr. Sandeep Kumar, Assistant Professor, is a researcher of international recognition at the Department of Bio and Nano Technology, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, Haryana, India. Dr. Sandeep Kumar 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 one patent and published more than 80 research papers in international journals of repute. Dr. Kumar has international and national sponsored research projects from numerous funding agencies. Dr. Kumar visited Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea as a visiting Professor and also Australia, UK, Scotland, Thailand, United Arab Emirates under different schemes of Govt. of India.
Chaudhary, Ganag Ram
Dr G R Chaudhary is currently working as Associate 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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