Nano-Based Drug Delivery Tools for Personalized Nanomedicine

  • Shama Parveen
  • Neera Yadav
  • Monisha Banerjee
Part of the Nanotechnology in the Life Sciences book series (NALIS)


Nanobiotechnology is a branch of science where nanodevices are developed through nanotechnology and are applied to study the biological system. The word “nano” is used for measurement of things on a nanoscale, and the technology thereof used for formation of such compounds is known as “nanotechnology.” Nanomaterials range approximately from 1 to 100 nm. It is an exciting area for researchers as it is applied in different biological fields like reengineered medicine, medical reports, and drug delivery systems. Nanotechnology has allowed humans to gain in-depth information about materials to create, control, manipulate, characterize, and engineer nanomaterials. It provides an unrivaled platform to improve the treatment of diseases. These nanotools can act as probes, sensors, or vehicles for delivery of compounds, drugs, and biomolecules into the cell. Personalized nanomedicine consists of treatment strategies where specific treatment is advised to patients according to their genotype, phenotype, and environmental conditions.


Nanoparticles Drug delivery Nanodrugs Nanovaccines Diagnostics 



SP and NY are thankful to Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi, respectively, for providing financial assistance. The research grant provided to Molecular and Human Genetics Lab by Higher Education, Govt. of UP, Lucknow, under Centre of Excellence program is duly acknowledged.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shama Parveen
    • 1
  • Neera Yadav
    • 1
  • Monisha Banerjee
    • 1
  1. 1.Molecular & Human Genetics Laboratory, Department of ZoologyUniversity of LucknowLucknowIndia

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