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Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology

  • Stergios Logothetidis

Benefits

  • Presents recent advances in nanomedicine and nanobiology

  • Reviews biomedical applications of nanomaterials

  • Shows a broad spectrum of interdisciplinary approaches of medicine, biology, pharmacy, physics, chemistry, engineering, and materials science

Book

Part of the NanoScience and Technology book series (NANO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. S. Logothetidis
    Pages 1-26
  3. V. Karagkiozaki, S. Logothetidis, E. Vavoulidis
    Pages 27-56
  4. Georg Schulz, Hans Deyhle, Bert Müller
    Pages 69-94
  5. Simone E. Hieber, Bert Müller
    Pages 95-107
  6. Ioannis S. Vizirianakis, Elsa P. Amanatiadou
    Pages 115-134
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 135-137

About this book

Introduction

This book presents the laboratory, scientific and clinical aspects of nanomaterials used for medical applications in the fields of regenerative medicine, dentistry and pharmacy. It gives a broad overview on the in vitro compatibility assessment of nanostructured materials implemented in the medical field by the combination of classical biological protocols and advanced non-destructive nano-precision techniques with special emphasis on the topographical, surface energy, optical and electrical properties. Materials in the physical form of nanoparticles, nanotubes, and thin films are addressed in terms of their toxicity. The different pillars of the Nanomedicine field are also highlighted. The book takes an interdisciplinary approach of medicine, biology, pharmacy, physics, chemistry, engineering, nanotechnology and materials science. The international group of authors specifically chosen for their distinguished expertise belong to the academic and industrial world in order to provide a broader perspective. It appeals to researchers and graduate students.

Keywords

biofunctionalization of surfaces medical applications of nanotechnology nanobiology book nanodentistry review nanomedicine and nanotoxicity nanostructure of human tissues pharmacogenomics and nanotechnology pharmacy and nanotechnology

Editors and affiliations

  • Stergios Logothetidis
    • 1
  1. 1., Lab for Thin Films-NanosystemsAristotle University of ThessalonikiThessalonikiGreece

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