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  1. BME 695L Lecture 7: Assessing Zeta Potentials

    03 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary

    See references below for related reading.7.1      Introduction – the importance of the zeta potential7.1.1    nanoparticle-nanoparticle interactions7.1.2    nanoparticle-cell interactions7.1.3     part of...

  2. BME 695L Lecture 5: Nanomaterials for Core Design

    03 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary

    See references below for related reading.5.1      Introduction5.1.1    core building blocks5.1.2    functional cores5.1.3    functionalizing the core surface5.2      Ferric...

  3. BME 695L Lecture 4: Cell Targeting and its Evaluation

    03 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary

    See references below for related reading.4.1      Overview: targeting nanosystems to cells4.1.1    antibody targeting4.1.2    peptide targeting4.1.3    aptamer...

  4. BME 695L Lecture 3: Theranostics and Molecular Imaging

    07 Sep 2011 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary

    See references below for related reading.3.1      Nanomedical systems – levels of challenges3.1.1    Diagnosis - difficult3.1.2    Therapy – more difficult3.1.3    Both ("Theragnosis") – most...

  5. BME 695L Lecture 1: Need for New Perspectives on Medicine

    31 Aug 2011 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary

    See references below for related reading.1.1      Nanotechnology – Why is something so small so big?1.1.1    Definitions of nanotechnology based on size1.1.2    A “bottoms up” rather than “tops down”...

  6. BME 695L Lecture 2: Designing Nanomedical Systems

    31 Aug 2011 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary

    See references below for related reading.2.1       Elements of good engineering design2.1.1    Whenever possible, use a general design that has already been tested2.1.2    Whenever possible, take advantage of “biomimicry” –...

  7. BME 695L: Engineering Nanomedical Systems

    31 Aug 2011 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary

    This course will cover the basic concepts of design of integrated nanomedical systems for diagnostics and therapeutics. Topics to be covered include: why nanomedical approaches are needed, cell targeting strategies, choice of core nanomaterials, technologies for testing composition and structure...

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  10. Illinois ABE 446: Biological Nanoengineering

    11 Feb 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Kaustubh Bhalerao

    Nanodevice design through organization of functional biological components; bio-molecular function and bioconjugation techniques in nanotechnology; modulation of biological systems using nanotechnology; issues related to applying biological nanotechnology in food energy, health, and the environment.

  11. Optical BioMEMS Microfluidic Technologies for Hand-Held, Point-of-Care, Medical Devices

    23 Nov 2009 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary

    Portable, point-of-care, medical diagnostic devices could provide an important new component in more cost-effective healthcare delivery. Rapid measurements of blood samples during an examination within a doctor’s office or in the field, could allow immediate appropriate treatment of medical...

  12. Jun 11 2009

    Lab-on-a-Chip Workshop

    This one-day workshop is designed to introduce researchers to the different technologies used in lab-on-chip systems. Speakers will include U-M faculty and staff members. The workshop is aimed at...


  13. Cataract, Myopathy and Keratitis: Possible use of Nanoparticles

    16 Sep 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Ch. Mohan Rao

    Small heat shock proteins are critical for several cellular functions. Failure of heat shock proteins, thus, can cause compromised cellular activity leading to disease. Fungal Keratitis is an eye dieses that can be treated with anti fungal drugs. Availability of the drug at the site of action is...

  14. Nanomaterials for Bone & Neural Tissue Engineering

    11 Sep 2008 | | Contributor(s):: S. Swaminathan

    Tissue engineering is defined as “the application of biological, chemical and engineering principles towards the repair, restoration or regeneration of tissues using scaffolds, cells, factors alone or in combination.” The goal lis to design and develop biodegradable, biocompatible...

  15. The Functional Protocell concept

    23 Mar 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Eric Jakobsson

    We have invented and created the first prototype of the Functional Protocell.We define the “functional protocell" as a nanoporous solid surrounded by a membrane. The cavities in the solid can be filled with any desired electrolyte up to the limit of solubility. The surrounding membrane can...

  16. BioMOCA Suite

    04 Feb 2008 | | Contributor(s):: David Papke, Reza Toghraee, Umberto Ravaioli, Ankit Raj

    Simulates ion flow through a channel.

  17. BME 695N Lecture 21: FDA and EPA Regulatory Issues

    27 Nov 2007 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary

    Outline:Introduction and overview How does the FDA think about nanomedical systems? The 2006 Nanotechnology Task Force Some details of the Nanotechnology Task Force Report General findings of the report Some initial recommendations of the Task Force Where the FDA may need to meet EPA on...

  18. BME 695N Lecture 17: Assessing nanotoxicity at the single cell level

    06 Nov 2007 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary

    Outline:Outline – the need for single cell measures of nanotoxicity There is more than one way for a cell to die... Necrosis" vs. "Apoptosis" There are other forms of "toxicity" Some other challenges in measuring toxicity of nanomaterialsNecrosis vs. Apoptosis mechanisms Necrosis is unplanned...

  19. KIST/PU 2nd Annual Symposium: Molecular Imaging and Theragnosis

    23 Oct 2007 |

    This symposium presents an overview of the research of the Global Research Laboratory (GRL), a program that reflects a direct collaboration of scientific research between South Korea (Korea Institute of Science and Technology [KIST] and its affiliated research institutions) and the United States...

  20. BME 695N Lecture 11: Construction of biomolecule conjugated nanoparticles

    30 Sep 2007 |

    With Donald E. Bergstrom as guest lecturer.