BioMEMS and Biomedical Nanotechnology: Volume III: Therapeutic Micro/Nanotechnology by Tejal DesaiBioMEMS and Biomedical Nanotechnology: Volume III: Therapeutic Micro/Nanotechnology by Tejal Desai

BioMEMS and Biomedical Nanotechnology: Volume III: Therapeutic Micro/Nanotechnology

byTejal DesaiEditorMauro Ferrari, Sangeeta N. Bhatia

Hardcover | November 2, 2006

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Volume 3 of the multi-volume reference, BioMEMS and Biomedical Nanotechnology,  will be the first comprehensive treatment of the emerging area of therapeutic micro- and nanotechnology. Subjects covered include: cell-based therapeutics,  regenerative medicine - merging cells with micro- and nanosystems, and integrating MEMS with cells and tissues; Drug delivery - intravascular nanoparticles for drug targeting and nonvascular delivery (implantable, oral, inhalable); molecular surface engineering for the biological interface, biomolecule patterning and cell patterning.This volume is very well illustrated with many of the figures in color.
Dr. Tejal Desai is currently an Associate Professor of Physiology and Bioengineering at the University of California, San Francisco. She is also a member of the California Institute for Quantitative Biomedical Research and the UCSF/UCB Bioengineering Graduate Group. Prior to joining UCSF, she was a professor of Biomedical Engineering a...
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Title:BioMEMS and Biomedical Nanotechnology: Volume III: Therapeutic Micro/NanotechnologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:376 pagesPublished:November 2, 2006Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387255656

ISBN - 13:9780387255651

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Table of Contents

Part I Cell-based Therapeutics.- Neural regeneration.- Three dimensional hydrogel photopatterning.- Self- Assembled Peptides for tissue engineering.- Advanced bioassays for analysis of cell function.- Multicellular Biochips for Sensing.- Microelectromechanical systems and neurosurgery.- Part II Drug delivery.- Nanoporous polymer replicas for sensing drug delivery.- Nanoporous inorganic biocapsules.- Ultrasonic drug delivery.- Bioadhesive microsystems for oral drug delivery.- Targeting nanostructures.- Quantum Dot Technology.- Nanoshells for Drug Delivery.- Oncological Nanosystems.- Part III Molecular Surface Engineering for the Biological Interface.- Controlling cell-cell and cell-surface interactions.- Molecular surface engineering.- Life on a chip: Microfluidic cell culture tools for cell biology studies.- Bioresponsive surfaces.- Supported lipid bilayers as mimics for cell surfaces and as tools in biotechnology.