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Infectious Diseases and Nanomedicine II

First International Conference (ICIDN – 2012), Dec. 15-18, 2012, Kathmandu, Nepal

  • Rameshwar Adhikari
  • Santosh Thapa
  • Unique reference for dealing with different infectious diseases using the tools of nanotechnology

  • Highlights the interdisciplinary collaborative researches for innovation in biomedical sciences

  • Incorporates recent advances in research

Conference proceedings

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 808)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Robert Bragg, Arina Jansen, Marisa Coetzee, Wouter van der Westhuizen, Charlotte Boucher
    Pages 1-13
  3. Victoria V. Firstova, Alexander N. Mokrievich, Vitalii M. Pavlov, Aleksey A. Gorbatov, Tatiana I. Kombarova, Sergey F. Biketov et al.
    Pages 15-23
  4. Krishna Das Manandhar, Thakur Prasad Yadav, Vijay Kumar Prajapati, Om Basukala, Ram Prasad Aganja, Anuradha Dude et al.
    Pages 77-91
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 93-99

About these proceedings


The book addresses the interdisciplinary scientific approach for the systemic understanding of connections between major human diseases and their treatment regime by applying the tools and techniques of nanotechnology. It also highlights the interdisciplinary collaborative researches for innovation in Biomedical Sciences. The book is a second volume which presents collection of best papers presented in the First International Conference on Infectious Diseases and Nanomedicine held during Dec. 15-18, 2012 in Kathmandu, Nepal.

The book focuses mainly on the topics: emerging infectious diseases; antimicrobial agents, vaccines and immunity; drug design, drug delivery and tissue engineering; and nanomaterials and biomedical materials.


Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Application of Nanomedicine Biomedical Materials Bionanorobots Drug Design and Delivery Emerging Infectious Diseases ICIDN 2012 Tissue Engineering

Editors and affiliations

  • Rameshwar Adhikari
    • 1
  • Santosh Thapa
    • 2
  1. 1.Central Department of ChemistryTribhuvan UniversityKathmanduNepal
  2. 2.Department of MicrobiologyTribhuvan UniversityKathmanduNepal

About the editors

Dr. Rameshwar Adhikari is Associate Professor at Central Department of Chemistry, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu. He has been Invited Professor in Rouen University (France), Mahatma Gandhi University (India) and Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan). He is member of Nepal Chemical Society and German Engineers Society. He has been bestowed several awards including Ambassador Scientist of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Fellowship of International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry and POLYCHAR World Forum International Materials Science Prize. He is President of Nepal Polymer Institute and has convened several International Congresses, Symposia and Workshops. His research areas include nanomaterials, biopolymers and biomedical materials. He has authored over 100 research papers in peer reviewed journals, co-authored 4 text books and edited 2 books.

Mr. Santosh Thapa completed his M. Sc. (Medical Microbiology) from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu in 2003 and taught related courses to undergraduate students at departments of microbiology of Tribhuvan University and affiliated colleges. He is the founder General Secretary of Nepalese Association of Medical Microbiology, members of American Society for Microbiology and Society for Applied Microbiology and associated with International Union of Microbiological Societies. He has worked for organizing several international conferences and workshops and has authored 5 research papers in peer reviewed journals. Currently, he is at Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, Texas, USA for his Ph. D study.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Infectious Diseases and Nanomedicine II
  • Book Subtitle First International Conference (ICIDN – 2012), Dec. 15-18, 2012, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Editors Rameshwar Adhikari
    Santosh Thapa
  • Series Title Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
  • Series Abbreviated Title Advs Exp. Medicine, Biology
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer India 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, New Delhi
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences Biomedical and Life Sciences (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-81-322-1773-2
  • Softcover ISBN 978-81-322-2903-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-81-322-1774-9
  • Series ISSN 0065-2598
  • Series E-ISSN 2214-8019
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIV, 99
  • Number of Illustrations 29 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Medicinal Chemistry
    Infectious Diseases
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