Hybrid Nanomaterials: Design, Synthesis, and Biomedical Applications

Weibo Cai, Feng Chen

January 11, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 450 Pages - 28 Color & 91 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498720922 - CAT# K25556

USD$239.95

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Features

  • Summarizes biological applications of hybrid nanomaterials, especially molecular imaging and cancer therapy
  • Addresses clinical translation possibilities of biocompatible hybrid nanoparticles
  • Includes strategies for synthesis of several types of nanoparticles

Summary

Over the last decade, an unprecedented expansion in the field of nanomedicine has resulted in the development of new nanomaterials for diagnosis and therapy of various diseases such as cancer. This book covers the design, synthesis and applications of various functionally-hybridized nanomaterials for biomedical applications. It includes strategies for design and synthesis of hybrid nanomaterials, surface engineering of various nanoparticle-based hybrid nanosystems for cancer imaging and therapy, toxicity aspects of nanomaterials and the challenges in translation research of hybrid nanomaterials.