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

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

    Outline: Features of NanomedicineBottoms up rather than top down approach to medicine Nano-tools on the scale of molecules Cell-by-cell repair approach – regenerative medicine Feedback control system to control drug dosing Elements of good engineering designWhenever possible, use a general...

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

    02 Aug 2007 | | 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 the symptoms of AMD is a diseased Bruch’s membrane, which is an important layer in the eye. Our...

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

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

    Outline:The Progression of MedicineConventional "modern" medicine "Personalized" or "molecular" medicineNanomedicine "single-cell" medicineHow Conventional Medicine Works for Diagnosis of DiseaseIdentification of the "diseased state"Simple measurements of body structure and functionFollow-up...