eBook Emerging Nanotechnologies for Diagnostics, Drug Delivery and Medical Devices, 1st Edition

  • Ashim Mitra
  • Kishore Cholkar
  • Abhirup Mandal
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  • ISBN-10: 0323429971
  • ISBN-13: 9780323429979
  • DDC: 610.2823
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 416 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released February 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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This book covers the modern micro and nanotechnologies used for diagnosis, drug delivery, and theranostics using micro, nano, and implantable systems. In-depth coverage of all aspects of disease treatment is included. It also covers cutting-edge research and technology that will help readers gain knowledge of novel approaches and their applications to improve drug/agent specificity for diagnosis and efficient disease treatment. It is a comprehensive guide for medical specialists, the pharmaceutical-industry, and academic researchers discussing the impact of nanotechnology on diagnosis, drug delivery, and theranostics.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Contributors.
Editor Biographies.
1: Therapeutic Applications of Polymeric Materials.
2: Multifunctional Micro- and Nanoparticles.
3: Nanomicelles in Diagnosis and Drug Delivery*.
4: Diagnosis and Drug Delivery to the Brain: Novel Strategies.
5: Emerging Nanotechnology for Stem Cell Therapy.
6: Nanoparticulate Systems for Therapeutic and Diagnostic Applications.
7: Peptide and Protein-Based Therapeutic Agents*.
8: Nanotechnology in Intracellular Trafficking, Imaging, and Delivery of Therapeutic Agents.
9: Electrospun Nanofibers in Drug Delivery: Fabrication, Advances, and Biomedical Applications.
10: Nanosystems for Diagnostic Imaging, Biodetectors, and Biosensors.
11: Micro- and Nanotechnology-Based Implantable Devices and Bionics.
12: Solid Lipid Nanoparticles in Drug Delivery: Opportunities and Challenges.
13: Microneedles in Drug Delivery.
14: Nanotechnology-Based Medical and Biomedical Imaging for Diagnostics.
15: Drug and Gene Delivery Materials and Devices.