Understanding Nanomedicine: An Introductory Textbook

Rob Burgess

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June 18, 2012 by Pan Stanford
Textbook - 524 Pages - 228 Color & 92 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9789814316385 - CAT# N10477

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  • Addresses the latest findings and intriguing possibilities in nanomedicine, drawing on real data and published research from the medical sciences
  • Covers the historical evolution of nanotechnology
  • Looks at how nanotechnology can impact major areas of medicine, including cancer treatment, clinical neuroscience, tissue engineering, drug delivery, and diagnostics
  • Discusses the worldwide governmental regulatory impact on nanomedicine

Summary

This book comprehensively covers a broad range of therapeutic and diagnostic applications of nanotechnology, providing descriptions of cutting-edge discoveries along with historical perspectives. The text focuses on nanomaterials and nanoparticles, the sectors that hold the most promise for the future of medicine. The author look at how nanotechnology can impact cancer treatment, clinical neuroscience, tissue engineering, drug delivery, and diagnostics. He also discusses the worldwide governmental regulatory impact on nanomedicine.