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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.

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  1. BME 695N: Engineering Nanomedical Systems (Fall 2007)

    03 Aug 2007 | 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3046

  2. BME 695N Lecture 2: Basic Concepts of Nanomedical Systems

    28 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James Leary

    Outline: Features of Nanomedicine Bottoms up rather than top down approach to medicine Nano-tools on the scale of molecules Cell-by-cell repair approach – regenerative medicine Feedback...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3095

  3. Re-engineering a Healthy Eye Tissue to Restore Damaged Eyesight

    02 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Margarita Shalaev

    Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an eye disease that is the leading cause of blindness in the USA and Western Europe. It affects over one million people in the United States alone. One of...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3011

  4. Biosensing applications of Plasmon Resonance in gold nanoparticles

    02 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Karina Moore

    Light can be used to excite plasmon resonance in gold nanoparticles. Plasmon resonance occurs on the nanoscale as the particles become excited and plasmon oscillations arise in each particle of a...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3019

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

    03 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James Leary

    Outline: The Progression of Medicine Conventional "modern" medicine "Personalized" or "molecular" medicine Nanomedicine "single-cell" medicine How Conventional Medicine Works for Diagnosis...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3047

  6. Molecular Interferometry

    26 Jun 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David D. Nolte

    While single-molecule detection through fluorescence has now become common-place, there has been no analogous single-molecule capability using direct detection approaches such as interferometry. ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2832

  7. Charge Transfer Across an Energy Transducing Integral Membrane Protein Complex

    31 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): William A. Cramer

    The cytochrome bc complexes of the mitochondrial respiratory and photosynthetic electron transport chains are hetero-oligomeric integral membrane proteins. These proteins are responsible for most...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2679

  8. Polymers for nanoparticle and nanocrystal formulations for drug delivery

    15 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Stephen R. Byrn

    Nanoparticles hold great promise for drug delivery applications. Nanoparticles might prove to be the only way to bring water insoluble, chemically unstable drugs to market. Because of this, this...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2690

  9. Nanotechnologies, Science and Society: Promises and Challenges

    10 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James Leary

    James Leary (2007), "Nanotechnologies, Science and Society: Promises and Challenges," Purdue Bioethics Seminar Series, http://nanohub.org/resources/2691. Bioethics at Purdue The Graduate...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2691

  10. BNC Annual Research Symposium: Bio-Nanotechnology and Biomedical Devices

    23 Apr 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rashid Bashir

    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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2626

  11. High-Aspect-Ratio Micromachining of Titanium: Enabling New Functionality and Opportunity in Micromechanical Systems Through Greater Materials Selection

    09 Apr 2007 | 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2590

  12. The Impact of Protein Flexibility on Ligand Binding to Proteins: A Computational Perspective

    22 Mar 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Markus A. Lill

    Nowadays, computer-aided drug discovery (CADD) concepts are routinely used in academia and industry for identifying and optimizing lead structures. While CADD techniques have been widely used...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2472

  13. Antiestrogenic Conjugates as New Breast Cancer Chemoprevention Agents

    08 Mar 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ross Weatherman

    Tamoxifen is the first drug specifically approved for the prevention of cancer and arguably the most successful anticancer drug of all time. Although millions of breast cancer patients have...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2366

  14. Purdue OSC Cancer Prevention Seminar Series

    01 Mar 2007 | Series

    The goal of the OSC Cancer Prevention Seminar Series is to provide an environment that facilitates increased collaboration of these scholarly efforts to promote further interdisciplinary...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2365

  15. Introduction to X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy and XPS Application for Biologically Related Objects

    14 Feb 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dmitry Zemlyanov

    X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS), which is known as Electron Spectroscopy for Chemical Analysis (ESCA), is a powerful research tool for the study of the surface of solids. The technique...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2335

  16. Nanoparticles in Biology and Materials: Engineering the Interface through Synthesis

    29 Jan 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Vincent Rotello

    Monolayer-protected nanoparticles provide versatile tools for nanotechnology. In our research, we use these nanoparticles as building blocks for the creation of functional magnetic and...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2312

  17. Plasmon-resonant Nanorods as Multifunctional Imaging Agents

    28 Dec 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexander Wei

    Gold nanorods have several outstanding characteristics as optical contrast agents for biomedical imaging. Their strong optical absorption at near-infrared (NIR) frequencies can be used to...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2127

  18. 2005 Oncological Sciences Center Symposium Agenda

    07 Dec 2006 | Downloads

    http://nanohub.org/resources/785

  19. Information Theory and Cell/Nanoparticle Modeling

    03 Mar 2005 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter J. Ortoleva

    Physico-chemical models of cells and nanoparticles are being developed for pure and applied studies. Nanoparticles are simulated by a Poisson-Boltzmann equation (for determining the electric force...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/182

  20. Three-Dimensional Simulations of Field Effect Sensors for DNA Detection

    03 Aug 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eddie Howell, Gerhard Klimeck

    Here, the development of a DNA field-effect transistor (DNAFET) simulator is described. In DNAFETs the gate structure of a silicon on insulator (SOI) field-effect transistor is replaced by a layer...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/1677

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