This forward-looking resource outlines the extraordinary new tools that are becoming available in nanomedicine. The book presents an integrated set of perspectives that describe where we are now and where we should be headed to put nanomedicine devices in to applications as quickly as possible, including consideration of the possible dangers of nanomedicine. Written by some of the most innovative minds in medicine and engineering, this unique volume helps you understand cutting-edge and futuristic areas of research that can have tremendous payoff in terms of improving human health. You find insightful discussions on nanostructured intelligent materials and devices that are considered technically feasible and that have a high potential to produce advances in medicine in the near future. An accompanying Solutions Manual for this title is also available in PDF format for download.
Table Of Contents
Revolutionizing Medicine. Nano-Electro-Mechanical-Systems - Nano-Piezotronic Devices. Nanoscale Machines for Medicine. Nanoelectromechanical Sensors. Carbon Nanocomposite Medical Devices. Smart Particles - Nanoshell Photonic Devices for Imaging and Treatment. Smart Nanobiomaterials for Drug, Gene, and Cell Therapy. Nanotubes for Nanohealth. Biotic Devices - Excitable Vesicles. pRNA Nanomotor for Nanotechnology and Gene Delivery. Biosensors and Electrodes - Nanowire Sensors for Biomedicine. Carbon Nanotube Sensors and Electrodes. Mobile Microscopic Sensors for In-Vivo Diagnostics. Active and In-Body Biosensors. Biological Integration of Devices - Integration of Nanoelectronics and Biology. Biologically Inspired Nanotechnology for Vision Repair. Integrative Micro- and Nano-Scale control of Cell Function for Tissue Engineering. A Nanotool Box Spanning from In-Vitro to Bedside to In-Vivo Diagnosis. Instrumental Cellular Systems. Interfacial Chemistry and Biocompatibility of Nanomedicine Systems.; To view complete TOC:; Click Google Preview button under book title above, then click on Contents tab.;
Mark J. Schulz
Mark J. Schulz is an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical, Industrial, and Nuclear Engineering at the University of Cincinnati. He holds an M.S. and a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, both from the University of Buffalo. He is a member of the American Society of Nondestructive Testing (ASNT), the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
Vesselin N. Shanov
Vesselin N. Shanov is the a laboratory manager in the College of Engineering and a visiting professor at the University of Cincinnati. He holds an M.S. in electronic materials from the Technological University of Sofia in Bulgaria and a Ph.D. in solid state chemistry from the University of Regensburg in Germany and the Technical University of Sofia in Bulgaria.