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Advanced Healthcare Materials
Linköping University, Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, Biosensors and Bioelectronics. Linköping University, The Institute of Technology.
2014 (English)Collection (editor) (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Advanced materials are attracting strong interest in the fundamental as well as applied sciences and are being extensively explored for their potential usage in a range of healthcare technological and biological applications.Advanced Healthcare Nanomaterials summarises the current status of knowledge in the fields of advanced materials for functional therapeutics, point-of-care diagnostics, translational materials, up and coming bio-engineering devices. The book highlights the key features which enable engineers to design stimuli-responsive smart nanoparticles, novel biomaterials, nano/micro-devices for diagnosis, therapy (theranostics).The leading contributor researchers cover the following topics: 

  • State-of-the-art of biomaterials for human health
  • Micro- and nanoparticles and their application in biosensors
  • The role of immunoassays
  • Stimuli-responsive smart nanoparticles
  • Diagnosis and treatment of cancer
  • Advanced materials for biomedical application and drug delivery
  • Nanoparticles for diagnosis and/or treatment of Alzheimers disease
  • Hierarchical modelling of elastic behavior of human dental tissue
  • Biodegradable porous hydrogels
  • Hydrogels in tissue engineering, drug delivery and wound care
  • Modified natural zeolites
  • Supramolecular hydrogels based on cyclodextrin poly(pseudo)rotaxane
  • Polyhydroxyalkanoate-based biomaterials
  • Biomimetic molecularly imprinted polymers

The book is written for readers from diverse backgrounds across chemistry, physics, materials science and engineering, medical science, pharmacy, biotechnology, and biomedical engineering. It offers a comprehensive view of cutting-edge research on advanced materials for healthcare technology and applications.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Hoboken, USA: John Wiley & Sons, 2014. , 560 p.
, Advanced Materials Series, 50
Keyword [en]
biomaterials, biosensors, smart nanoparticles, diagnosis and treatment, tissue engineering, drug delivery and wound care.
National Category
Medical and Health Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-108456ISBN: 978-1-118-77359-8OAI: diva2:730426
Available from: 2014-06-27 Created: 2014-06-27 Last updated: 2015-01-29

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