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Vinod Labhasetwar - Biomedical Applications of Nanotechnology - 9780471722427 - V9780471722427
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Biomedical Applications of Nanotechnology

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Description for Biomedical Applications of Nanotechnology Hardcover. This book provides a comprehensive survey of nanotechnology that reviews recent advances in nanotechnology-based drug and gene delivery systems and imaging approaches, and includes their biomedical significance, future prospects, and economic impact on pharmaceutical and biotechnological industries. Editor(s): Labhasetwar, Vinod D.; Leslie-Pelecky, Diandra L. Num Pages: 250 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: MQW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 236 x 162 x 19. Weight in Grams: 528.
An overview of nanotechnology and its potential

The field of nanotechnology is undergoing rapid developments on many fronts. This reference provides a comprehensive review of various nanotechnologies with a view to their biomedical applications. With chapters contributed by distinguished scientists from diverse disciplines, Biomedical Applications of Nanotechnology :

  • Reviews recent advances in the designing of various nanotechnologies based on nucleic acids, polymers, biomaterials, and metals
  • Discusses biomedical nanotechnology in areas such as drug and gene delivery
  • Covers advanced aspects of imaging and diagnostics
  • Includes a chapter on the issue of nanotoxicology
Complete with figures and tables, this is a practical, hands-on reference ... Read more

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About Vinod Labhasetwar
Vinod Labhasetwar, PHD, is a Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Lerner Research Institute at the Cleveland Clinic, where he leads the Cancer NanoMedicine Program, a collaborative effort jointly sponsored by the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the clinic's Taussig Cancer Center. Dr. Labhasetwar's research interest is in translational nanomedicine. His laboratory investigates various nanosystems for drug/gene delivery in ... Read more

Reviews for Biomedical Applications of Nanotechnology
“This volume highlights a number of approaches toward using nanotechnology for drug delivery, imaging, and therapeutic applications.” (The Quarterly Review of Biology, March 2009) "[A] well-produced book, easy to find your way around … .Each chapter is accompanied by a detailed list of references that includes both popular science journals and the more specialised research literature." (Chemistry and Industry, ... Read more

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