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Nanomedicine is the medical application of nanotechnology. Nanomedicine ranges from the medical applications of nanomaterials, to nanoelectronic biosensors, and even possible future applications of molecular nanotechnology. Current problems for nanomedicine involve understanding the issues related to toxicity and environmental impact of nanoscale materials. More information on Nanomedicine can be found here.
BME 695L Lecture 8: Surface Chemistry: attaching nanomedical structures to the core
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12 Oct 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James Leary
See references below for related reading. 8.1 Introduction 8.1.1 attachment strategies typically depend on core composition 8.1.2 but the attachment strategy should not drive the …
BME 695L Lecture 6: Normal & Facilitated Cell Entry Mechanisms
04 Oct 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James Leary
See references below for related reading. 6.1 Introduction 6.1.1 the general problem of cell entry 6.1.2 choosing modes of cell entry 6.1.3 how does Nature do it? (biomimetics) …
BME 695L Lecture 7: Assessing Zeta Potentials
03 Oct 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James Leary
See references below for related reading. 7.1 Introduction – the importance of the zeta potential 7.1.1 nanoparticle-nanoparticle interactions 7.1.2 nanoparticle-cell interactions …
BME 695L Lecture 5: Nanomaterials for Core Design
See references below for related reading. 5.1 Introduction 5.1.1 core building blocks 5.1.2 functional cores 5.1.3 functionalizing the core surface 5.2 Ferric oxide …
BME 695L Lecture 4: Cell Targeting and its Evaluation
See references below for related reading. 4.1 Overview: targeting nanosystems to cells 4.1.1 antibody targeting 4.1.2 peptide targeting 4.1.3 aptamer targeting 4.1.4 …
BME 695L Lecture 3: Theranostics and Molecular Imaging
07 Sep 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James Leary
See references below for related reading. 3.1 Nanomedical systems – levels of challenges 3.1.1 Diagnosis - difficult 3.1.2 Therapy – more difficult 3.1.3 Both …
BME 695L Lecture 1: Need for New Perspectives on Medicine
31 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | 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 size 1.1.2 A “bottoms up” rather …
BME 695L Lecture 2: Designing Nanomedical Systems
See references below for related reading. 2.1 Elements of good engineering design 2.1.1 Whenever possible, use a general design that has already been tested 2.1.2 Whenever …
BME 695L: Engineering Nanomedical Systems
31 Aug 2011 | Courses | 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 …
Nano*High: Looking for the Good News in Your Genome: Personalized Medicine--Science and Ethics
31 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jasper Rine
Jasper Rine is a Howard Hughes Professor and Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development at UC Berkeley. Nano*High The Molecular Foundry Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Nano*High …
Nano*High: Nature's Nasty Nanomachines: How Viruses Work, and How We Can Stop Them
25 Sep 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Carolyn R. Bertozzi
The birth and growth of nanotechnology is only a few decades old, whereas Nature has been building nano-machines for millennia. Viruses are marvels of natural nano-engineering, but can pose a …
Nanomedicine – How Can Something so Small be so Huge for the Future of Healthcare?
17 Jun 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James Leary
Dr. James Leary discusses the future on medicine and the impact nanotechnology will have on healthcare.
Optical BioMEMS Microfluidic Technologies for Hand-Held, Point-of-Care, Medical Devices
23 Nov 2009 | Online Presentations | 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 …
History of Research with Human Subjects: Ethical Steps Forward and Back
29 Apr 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jason T. Eberl
Jason T. Eberl, PhD, is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and Affiliate Faculty of the Indiana University Center for Bioethics. His research …
ECET 499N: Introduction to Nanotechnology
30 Mar 2009 | Courses | Contributor(s): Helen McNally
An introduction to the emerging area of nanotechnology will be studied. The primary focus will be on the technologies of nanotechnology, with specific emphasis on electronics and electrical …
"Who Owns Truth?" - Biomedical Research in a Health Policy Context
30 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Samuel A. Richmond
This presentation examines a claim made by PhRMA on behalf of pharmaceutical manufacturing companies of America, and the response of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) …
Nanomaterials for Bone & Neural Tissue Engineering
11 Sep 2008 | Online Presentations | 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 …
2008 BioNano Technology and Pharmaceuticals
06 Aug 2008 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Pankaj Sharma, Nalam Madhusudhana Rao
The purpose of this symposium is to bring together top scientists from India and the United States to present their latest work and to discuss future international scientific collaborative …
Use of Ceramic based biomaterials for their application in vitro osteogenic differentiation
30 Jul 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gopal Pande
The use of bioceramics for preparation of implants and prosthesis for applications in orthopedic surgery has been done over several years. Recently new formulations for making substrates and coatings …
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