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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.
NCN Nano-Devices for Medicine and Biology: Tutorials
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19 Jun 2008 | Series
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 | 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...
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14 Mar 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Reza Toghraee, Umberto Ravaioli
Ion channel simulator
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...
KIST/PU Ligand-functionalized gold nanorods as theragnostic agents
06 Dec 2007 | Online Presentations | 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...
KIST/PU A bi-functional block copolymer hydrogels and micelles for protein and drug delivery
28 Nov 2007 | Online Presentations | 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,...
Ethics of Stem Cells and Therapeutic Cloning
27 Nov 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James Leary
Invited lecture for Purdue University course
BME 695N Lecture 19: In vivo model systems to study nanomedical approaches to cancer detection and intervention
27 Nov 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Deborah W Knapp
With Deborah Knapp as guest lecturer.
Engineering Nanomedical Systems
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16 Nov 2007 | Online Presentations | 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...
BME 695N Lecture 18: Designing nanodelivery systems for in-vivo use
12 Nov 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James Leary
Overview – the in-vitro to ex-vivo to in-vivo paradigm
In-vitro - importance of choosing suitable cell lines
Ex-vivo – adding the complexity of in-vivo background...
BME 695N Lecture 17: Assessing nanotoxicity at the single cell level
06 Nov 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James Leary
Outline – the need for single cell measures of nanotoxicity
There is more than one way for a cell to die...
Necrosis" vs. "Apoptosis"
There are other forms of...
BME 695N Lecture 16: Assessing drug efficacy at the single cell level
02 Nov 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James Leary
Introduction and overview
Nanomedical treatment at the single cell level requires evaluation at the single cell level
For evaluation purposes, does structure reveal function?
BME 695N Lecture 15: Nanodelivery of therapeutic genes & molecular biosensor feedback control systems
30 Oct 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James Leary
Introduction and overview
Some of the advantages of therapeutic genes
Some of the advantages of molecular biosensor feedback control systems
Why a nanodelivery approach is...
BME 695N Lecture 14: Challenges of proper drug dosing with nanodelivery systems
29 Oct 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James Leary
Overview of drug dosing problem
Problems of scaling up doses from animal systems
Basing dosing on size, area, weight of recipient
Vast differences between adults in terms of genetics,...
KIST/PU Design and Performance of Bioresponsive Nanocarriers with Tunable Reactivity for Drug and Gene Delivery
23 Oct 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dave Thompson
Our lab has focused on the development of bioresponsive nanocarriers that are designed to
release their cargo upon entry into acidic environments such as those found in cellular endosomes and...