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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.
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...
"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
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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...
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...
In Vivo Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopic Investigations of Structure and Function of Rodent Brain
30 Jul 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Anant B. Patel
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a powerful and a versatile imaging modality for non-invasive characterization of host structure and function. MRI has grown in many directions such as...
Quality by Design and Process Analytical Technology for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in the 21st Century
21 Jul 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Stephen R. Byrn
PAT or Process Analytical Technology is an initiative and guidance from the U.S. FDA to encourage modernization of pharmaceutical manufacturing. In reality, PAT is a subset of the larger concept...
Strategies for Preparation and Manufacture of Polymer-based Nanoparticulate Formulations
Nanoparticles hold great promise for drug delivery applications. Several polymer-based formulations containing nanoparticles are in late phase development or on the market. In fact, polymer...
Multiplex Detection of Cell Surface Markers using Plasmonic Sensors
21 Jul 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Joseph M K Irudayaraj
Gold nanorod molecular probes (GNrMPs) were designed and fabricated for multiplex identification of cell surface markers in HBECs. Cells were probed directly using dark field microscopy integrated...
Development of Highly Porous Large Polymeric Microparticles for Sustained Local Drug Delivery to the Lung
10 Jul 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Yoon Yeo
In this presentation, I will introduce a new way of making highly porous large polymeric microparticles recently developed in my lab. These microparticles exhibited desirable aerodynamic...
Discovery Park at Purdue University: Engine for Academic and Commercial Growth
10 Jul 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Charles Buck, Pankaj Sharma
The Bindley Bioscience Center and Birck Nanotechnology Center at Discovery Park blend life sciences and engineering research to cultivate and support innovative, multi-investigator,...
Pharmaceutical Manufacturing – Present and Future and What Should be the Role of India?
10 Jul 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Prabir K. Basu
Pharmaceutical manufacturing is at a crossroads. There is widespread realization among the regulators and the industry that the current state of high variability and “Quality by Inspection” is no...
Design of Multi-Component, Multi-Functional Nanomedical Systems for Drug/Gene Delivery and Theragnostics
02 Jul 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James Leary
Multi-component and multifunctional nanoparticles hold great promise for drug/gene delivery and simultaneous diagnostics and therapeutics ("theragnostics"). Sophisticated multi-component systems...
High-Aspect-Ratio Micromachining of Titanium: Enabling New Functionality and Opportunity in Micromechanical Systems Through Greater Materials Selection
18 Jun 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Masa Rao
Traditionally, materials selection has been limited in high-aspect-ratio micromechanical applications, due primarily to the predominance of microfabrication processes and infrastructure dedicated...
BNC Research Review: Carbon Nanotubes as Nucleic Acid Carriers
04 Jun 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Don Bergstrom
This presentation is part of a collection of presentations describing the projects, people, and capabilities enhanced by research performed in the Birck Center, and a look at plans for the...
BNC Research Review: The Birck Nanotechnology Center-Progress, Opportunitiees, and Challenges
04 Jun 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy D. Sands
Functionalized Nanomaterials at the Interface of Biology and Technology
24 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dean Ho, NCLT administator
Nanomaterials, such as block copolymeric membranes and nanodiamonds, can be engineered for
a broad range of applications in energy and medicine. This presentation will highlight the
Nanotechnologies and Medical Ethics
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02 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nigel M. de S. Cameron
Nigel M. de S. Cameron is Director of the Center on Nanotechnology and Society, Research Professor of Bioethics and Associate Dean at Chicago-Kent College of Law in the Illinois Institute of...
Nanomedicine for Treating Organ Failure
02 Jan 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Thomas J. Webster
Nanotechnology has begun to revolutionize numerous science and engineering fields.
The use of nanotechnology in medicine has been termed nanomedicine. This presentation
will highlight recent...
KIST/PU Infrared and Raman Chemical Imaging of Pharmaceutical Biological Matter
06 Dec 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Tom Tague
There have been several advances in instrumentation that now facilitate infrared and Raman imaging. Current Focal-Plane-Array (FPA) detectors are very robust and read out quickly for infrared...