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Home > Press > Research and Markets: Understanding Nanomedicine: an Introductory Textbook - The Only Medical Nanomedicine Introductory Textbook Currently Available

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Research and Markets(www.researchandmarkets.com/research/aed41c/understanding_nano) has announced the addition of the "Understanding Nanomedicine: An Introductory Textbook" book to their offering.

Research and Markets: Understanding Nanomedicine: an Introductory Textbook - The Only Medical Nanomedicine Introductory Textbook Currently Available

Dublin, Ireland | Posted on November 22nd, 2011

The scientific field of nanotechnology is rapidly evolving and will soon significantly impact virtually every aspect of our lives. While its greatest effect has been on the materials, semiconductor, and instrumentation industries, nanotechnology's promise in bettering the health of human beings is showing significant signs of maturation. This book comprehensively addresses the latest findings and discoveries in the area of nanomedicine. It initially covers the evolution of nanotechnology in general from a historical perspective followed by detailed focusing on all the major areas of medicine for which nanotechnology has the potential to make a transformational impact. This is backed up by a thorough review of published research representing some of the most exciting findings in medical science today. Major areas of concentration include, but are not limited to, targeted nanoparticles for cancer treatment, clinical neuroscience, nanofibers for tissue engineering, nanoparticle-mediated drug delivery, and diagnostics. The text finishes with a look into the future with a chapter dedicated to intriguing possibilities in nanomedicine backed up by real data and research. In addition, an entire chapter is dedicated to worldwide governmental regulatory impact on nanomedicine.

Key Features:

Written with entry college level in mind to appeal to a broad audience
Covers a wide range of medical applications for nanotechnology
Written in review format with cited articles to cover latest cutting-edge research and discoveries
Includes key terms and review questions at the end of every chapter with answers available at www.understandingnano.org
Comprehensive coverage of the history of nanomedicine
Dedicates an entire chapter to worldwide governmental regulation of nanomedicine
Finishes with a futuristic look at nanomedicine and its impact on the society

Key Topics Covered:

Fundamentals of Nanotechnology
Nanoparticles and Hyperthermic Cancer Therapeutics
Nanofiber-Based Scaffolds and Tissue Engineering
Nanotechnology and Neuroscience
Nanotechnology and Surgery
Nanomatrices for Cell Culture
Nanoparticle-Based Drug Delivery
Nanodiagnostics
Government Influence on Nanotechnology
Future Concepts in Nanomedicine

Author:

Rob Burgess (Medical Nanotechnologies Inc., USA)

Rob Burgess is a scientist, entrepreneur, businessman, and author who switched scientific disciplines in 2006 at the age of 38 to take a chance on nanotechnology. It changed his life forever. He has held numerous academic and industry-related positions, including research fellow at the University of California, San Diego; founding scientist at Lexicon Genetics Incorporated; founder and president at Genome Biosciences Incorporated; vice president, research and development, at Zyvex Corporation; and vice president, business development, at Stem Cell Sciences, LLC. He is currently founder, chairman, and president at Medical Nanotechnologies Incorporated and an adjunct professor in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of Texas, Dallas. He holds a bachelor of arts in biochemistry from the University of Texas, Austin, and a Ph.D. in molecular biology from the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston.

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