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Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/affcontent/?tt=3721_135171_69066_&r=/research/svn5wb/nanomedicine_tech ) has announced the addition of Woodhead Publishing Ltd's new book "Nanomedicine: Technologies and applications" to their offering.
Nanotechnology is at the forefront of advances in medicine. Nanomedicine: Technologies and applications provides an important review of this exciting technology and its growing range of applications.
After an introduction to nanomedicine, part one discusses key materials and their properties, including nanocrystalline metals and alloys, nanoporous gold and hydroxyapatite coatings. Part two goes on to review nanomedicine for therapeutics and imaging, before nanomedicine for soft tissue engineering is discussed in part three, including organ regeneration, skin grafts, nanotubes and self-assembled nanomaterials. Finally, nanomedicine for bone and cartilage tissue engineering is the focus of part four, with electrically active biocomposites for smart scaffolds investigated alongside cartilage and bone tissue engineering, regeneration and replacement.
With its distinguished editor and international team of expert contributors, Nanomedicine: Technologies and applications is an indispensible guide for all those involved in the research, development and application of this exciting technology, whilst providing a comprehensive introduction for students and academics interested in this field.
Key Topics Covered:
PART 1 MATERIALS, PROPERTIES AND CONSIDERATIONS
Introduction to nanomedicine
Trends in nanomedicine
Biomedical nanocrystalline metals and alloys: structure, properties and applications
Nanoporous gold for biomedical applications: structure, properties and applications
Hydroxyapatite (HA) coatings for biomaterials
PART 2 NANOMEDICINE FOR THERAPEUTICS AND IMAGING
Calcium-phosphate coated magnetic nanoparticles for treating bone diseases
Orthopaedic carbon nanotube biosensors for controlled drug delivery
Nanostructured selenium anti-cancer coatings for orthopaedic applications
Nanoparticulate targeted drug delivery using peptides and proteins
Nanotechnology for DNA and RNA delivery
Gold nanoshells for imaging and photothermal ablation of cancer
Microfluidics for testing and delivering nanomedicine
Zinc oxide nanowires for biomedical sensing and analysis
PART 3 NANOMEDICINE FOR SOFT TISSUE ENGINEERING
Nanotechnology and tissue engineered organ regeneration
Rapid fabrication of biomimetic nanofiber-enabled skin grafts
Nanotubes for tissue engineering
Self-assembled nanomaterials for tissue engineering applications
PART 4 NANOMEDICINE FOR BONE AND CARTILAGE TISSUE ENGINEERING
Electrically active biocomposites for smart scaffolds for bone tissue engineering
Nanotechnology for cartilage and bone regeneration
Nanostructured materials for bone tissue replacement
Nanocomposites for cartilage regeneration
Dr Thomas J. Webster is Director of the Nanomedicine Laboratory and Associate Professor in the Schools of Engineering and Orthopedic Surgery at Brown University, USA. The founding editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Nanomedicine, Professor Webster is also on the editorial board of 10 other journals, has organized over 25 symposia at academic conferences, and has won multiple awards for his research.
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