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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 1: Need for New Perspectives on Medicine
31 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James Leary
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BME 695L Lecture 2: Designing Nanomedical Systems
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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.
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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
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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...
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...
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...
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...