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Nanomedicine in Brain Diseases

Principles and Application

  • Xue Xue
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Tian-Qi Li, Li-Wen Huang, Xue Xue
    Pages 1-28
  3. Mohd Ahmar Rauf, Fawad Ur Rehman, Meng Zheng, Bingyang Shi
    Pages 29-57
  4. Jinjin Wang, Qianqian Huang, Xing-Jie Liang
    Pages 59-82
  5. Yang Du, Shuying Wang, Fangyuan Li, Daishun Ling
    Pages 83-114
  6. Ruofei Zhang, Xiyun Yan, Kelong Fan
    Pages 139-179
  7. Peng Zhang, Ming Zhang, Jia Geng
    Pages 209-231
  8. Yu Zhao, Chunxiong Zheng, Yang Liu
    Pages 233-267
  9. M. Zubair Iqbal, Gohar Ijaz Dar, Israt Ali, Aiguo Wu
    Pages 269-313

About this book

Introduction

This book provides an overview of the current applications of nanomaterials in brain diseases, and introduces several novel nanomaterials that have excellent potential in this field. During the last two decades, nanotechnology had matured significantly as it has transitioned from a bench-top science to an applied technology. However, the application of nanomaterials in basic and clinical neuroscience is still at an early stage, and understanding how the intrinsic properties of nanomaterials translate to complex biological responses is an area of intensive research. Part 1 of the book focuses on the principles and strategies of nanomedicine in the brain diseases, while part 2 examines the applications of promising nanomaterials for therapy and diagnosis in the brain. Together they offer a comprehensive picture of advances in nanotechnology and their successful use in treating brain diseases in the past 20 years.

Keywords

Nanomedicine Therapeutics Diagnostics Neuropsychiatric disease Blood brain barrier

Editors and affiliations

  • Xue Xue
    • 1
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Medicinal Chemical BiologyNankai UniversityTianjinChina

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