This book is an introduction to the emerging field of nanomedicine and its applications to health care. It describes the many multidisciplinary challenges facing nanomedicine and discusses the required collaboration between chemists, physicists, engineers and clinicians. The book introduces the reader to nanomedicine's vast potential to improve and extend human life through the application of nanomaterials in diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Full Product DetailsAuthor: Paras N. Prasad
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Dimensions: Width: 15.70cm , Height: 3.50cm , Length: 24.00cm
ISBN 10: 1118093437
Publication Date: 29 June 2012
Audience: Professional and scholarly , Professional & Vocational
Publisher's Status: Active
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This volume is most handy for those in the physics, chemistry, or materials science fields who are interested in biomedical applications of nanotechnology; it would also be useful for those in the biological or medical fields who are interested in learning how nanotechnology would be beneficial to their research. Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and above. ( Choice , 1 January 2013)
PARAS N. PRASAD, PhD, is the SUNY Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, Physics, Electrical Engineering, and Medicine; the Samuel P. Capen Chair of Chemistry; and the Executive Director of the Institute for Lasers, Photonics, and Biophotonics at the University at Buffalo. He was named among the top 50 science and technology leaders in the world by Scientific American in 2005. He has published 700 scientific and technical papers in high-impact journals, three monographs that practically defined the fields of organic nonlinear optics, biophotonics, and nanophotonics, eight edited books, and holds numerous patents. He is the recipient of many scientific awards and honors (Morley Medal; Schoellkopf Medal; Guggenheim Fellowship; Sloan Fellowship; Western New York Health Care Industries Technology/Discovery Award; Fellow of the APS, OSA, and SPIE). He is a pioneer in nanomedicine and nanobioengineering, and has been giving plenary, opening, and keynote lectures worldwide in this field.
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