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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.
Discovery Park at Purdue University: Engine for Academic and Commercial Growth
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10 Jul 2008 | | 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, interdisciplinary research teams. Discovery Park engages researchers in a broader perspective with applications of...
Pharmaceutical Manufacturing – Present and Future and What Should be the Role of India?
10 Jul 2008 | | 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 longer adequate. While the industry still largely employs first generation quality management tools,...
Design of Multi-Component, Multi-Functional Nanomedical Systems for Drug/Gene Delivery and Theragnostics
02 Jul 2008 | | 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 can employ collections of specialized molecules in a nanodelivery system whose actions can be...
NCN Nano-Devices for Medicine and Biology: Research Seminars
19 Jun 2008 |
Many research seminars are available on the nanoHUB. Listed below are a few that discuss new device possiblities.
NCN Nano-Devices for Medicine and Biology: Simulation Tools for Education
Many simulation tools are available on the nanoHUB. The tools have been well-tested and here include supporting materials so that they can be effectively used for education or intelligently used for research.
NCN Nano-Devices for Medicine and Biology: Simulation Tools for Research
Many simulation tools are available on the nanoHUB. The tools have been well-tested and here include supporting materials so that they can be effectively used for research. The research tools include a first time users guide and supporting publications and theses.
NCN Nano-Devices for Medicine and Biology: Tutorials
From among the many tutorial lectures available on the nanoHUB, we list a few that convey new approaches to the development of new kinds of devices for applications in medicine and biology.
High-Aspect-Ratio Micromachining of Titanium: Enabling New Functionality and Opportunity in Micromechanical Systems Through Greater Materials Selection
18 Jun 2008 | | 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 to silicon. While silicon has proven to be an excellent material for many of these applications, no...
BNC Research Review: Carbon Nanotubes as Nucleic Acid Carriers
04 Jun 2008 |
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 upcoming year.
BNC Research Review: The Birck Nanotechnology Center-Progress, Opportunitiees, and Challenges
Functionalized Nanomaterials at the Interface of Biology and Technology
24 Apr 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Dean Ho, National Center for Learning & Teaching in Nanosca
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 relevance of these materials as foundations for device fabrication across the spectrum of biology and technology....
Nanotechnologies and Medical Ethics
02 Apr 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Nigel M. de S. Cameron
30 May 2006 | | Contributor(s):: Reza Toghraee, Umberto Ravaioli
Ion channel simulator
Nanomedicine for Treating Organ Failure
02 Jan 2008 |
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 advancements in the treating of organ failures (such as orthopedic, vascular, cartilage, central and...
KIST/PU Infrared and Raman Chemical Imaging of Pharmaceutical Biological Matter
06 Dec 2007 | | 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 imaging and fast CCD array detectors are now available for Raman imaging. For example, infrared data...
KIST/PU Ligand-functionalized gold nanorods as theragnostic agents
06 Dec 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Alexander Wei
Plasmon-resonant gold nanorods have been examined as multifunctional agents for imaging and photoactivated therapies. Nanorods can be imaged with single-particle sensitivity by two-photon luminescence (TPL) when excited by fs-pulsed laser irradiation, and have been monitored in vivo while...
KIST/PU A bi-functional block copolymer hydrogels and micelles for protein and drug delivery
28 Nov 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Doo Sung Lee
Novel biodegradable & injectable poly(Î²-amino ester)-poly(Îµ-caprolactone)-poly(ethylene glycol)-poly(Îµ-caprolactone)-poly(Î²-amino ester)(PAE-PCL-PEG-PCL-PAE) bi-functional, pH/temperature-sensitive, block copolymer hydrogels were prepared and applied to protein and drug delivery. In this...
Ethics of Stem Cells and Therapeutic Cloning
27 Nov 2007 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary
Invited lecture for Purdue University course SOC 573
BME 695N Lecture 19: In vivo model systems to study nanomedical approaches to cancer detection and intervention
27 Nov 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Deborah W Knapp
With Deborah Knapp as guest lecturer.
Engineering Nanomedical Systems
16 Nov 2007 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary
This tutorial will cover general problems and approaches to the design of engineered nanomedical systems. An example to be covered is the engineering design of programmable multilayered nanoparticles (PMNP) to control a multi-sequence process of targeting to rare cells in-vivo, re-targeting to...