Biomedical Science

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Published:
October 28, 2014
Author(s):
James H. Diaz
Clinicians undergoing competency testing, certification, and periodic recertification are frequently faced with computer-based exams designed to evaluate clinical acumen and judgment. Test questions often include an image or radiograph followed by a vignette of the clinical encounter and a series 
Published:
October 28, 2014
Editor(s):
Jeffrey S. Handen
The biopharmaceutical industry has entered an era of unprecedented change and challenge, characterized by increasing pricing pressures, rising rates of attrition in the product development lifecycle, and decreasing scientific innovation. The most successful products are losing patent protection, 
Published:
October 28, 2014
Editor(s):
Cato T. Laurencin, Lakshmi S. Nair
Nanotechnology and regenerative engineering have emerged to the forefront as the most versatile and innovative technologies to foster novel therapeutic techniques and strategies of the twenty-first century. The first edition of Nanotechnology and Tissue Engineering: The Scaffold was the first 
Published:
October 28, 2014
Editor(s):
Varvara Karagkiozaki, Stergios Logothetidis
Nanomedicine—the application of nanotechnology to health sciences—has the potential to address many important medical problems by exploiting the advanced physicochemical characteristics of nanostructured materials and devices. It can revolutionize conventional medicine by offering cutting-edge 
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October 24, 2014
Editor(s):
Corey P. Neu, Guy M. Genin
Emerging imaging techniques have opened new fronts to investigate tissues, cells, and proteins. Transformative technologies such as microCT scans, super-resolution microscopy, fluorescence-based tools, and other methods now allow us to study the mechanics of cancer, dissect the origins of cellular 
Published:
October 23, 2014
Editor(s):
Roland Kaunas, Assaf Zemel
Explores a Range of Multiscale Biomechanics/Mechanobiology Concepts Cell and Matrix Mechanics presents cutting-edge research at the molecular, cellular, and tissue levels in the field of cell mechanics. This book involves key experts in the field, and covers crucial areas of cell and tissue 
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October 23, 2014
Editor(s):
Kamel Nidal, Aamir Saeed Malik
Changes in the neurological functions of the human brain are often a precursor to numerous degenerative diseases. Advanced EEG systems and other monitoring systems used in preventive diagnostic procedures incorporate innovative features for brain monitoring functions such as real-time automated 
Published:
October 16, 2014
Editor(s):
Emily Ho, Frederick Domann
Nutrition and Epigenetics presents new information on the action of diet and nutritional determinants in regulating the epigenetic control of gene expression in health and disease. Each chapter gives a unique perspective on a different nutritional or dietary component or group of components, and 
Published:
October 16, 2014
Editor(s):
José das Neves, Bruno Sarmento
The worldwide impact of HIV/AIDS is well recognized. This book provides for the first time a thorough and critical overview of current aspects, recent developments, and trends in the formulation and drug delivery concerning anti-HIV microbicides by leading scientists in the field. Additionally, 
Published:
October 15, 2014
Editor(s):
Venkatramanujan Srinivasan, Gabriella Gobbi, Samuel D. Shillcutt, Sibel Suzen
There is growing interest in the field of melatonin research regarding its neurobiological mechanisms as well as its repercussions in clinical practice. Melatonin: Therapeutic Value and Neuroprotection explores melatonin’s neuroprotective effects and discusses the therapeutic potential of melatonin