1st Edition

Handbook of Research on Nano-Drug Delivery and Tissue Engineering Guide to Strengthening Healthcare Systems

    606 Pages 18 Color & 138 B/W Illustrations
    by Apple Academic Press

    606 Pages 18 Color & 138 B/W Illustrations
    by Apple Academic Press

    606 Pages 18 Color & 138 B/W Illustrations
    by Apple Academic Press

    With contributions from leading researchers in the nanomedicine field from industry, academia, and government and private research institutions across the globe, the volume provides an up-to-date report on topical issues in nano-drug delivery and nanotechnological approaches to tissue engineering. The volume offers research on a variety of diverse nano-based drug delivery systems along with discussions of their efficacy, safety, toxicology, and applications for different purposes. Focusing on nanotechnology approaches to tissue engineering, this volume considers the use of hydrogel systems, nanoceria and micro- and nano-structured biomaterials for bone tissue engineering, mesenchymal stem cells, and more.

    Part 1: New Insights in Nanodrug Delivery 
    1. Recent Advancements on Polymer-Based Drug Delivery System 
    Roshni Thapa, Debasish Saha, Ranjita Ghosh Moulick, and Jaydeep Bhattacharya 
    2. Biomedical Application of Polyhydroxybutyrate Biopolymer in Drug Delivery 
    Md. Asad Khan and M. Moshahid A. Rizvi 
    3. Brain Targeting Efficacy of Novel Solid Lipid Nanoparticles 
    N. Jawahar, Lireni C. Humtsoe, and P. B. Anjali 
    4. Nanoclay: A Novel Drug Delivery System for Improved Oral Bioavailability 
    N. Jawahar, C. Sanjeev, and P. B. Anjali 
    5. Study on Internet of Nanotechnology (IoNT) in a Healthcare Monitoring System 
    V. J. Chakravarthy, P. Hakkim Devan Mydeen, and M. Seenivasan 
    6. Safety Assessment and Nanotoxicology of Nanomaterials in Drug Delivery System 
    Sharida Fakurazi, Suleiman Alhaji Muhammad, Mas Jafri Masarudin, and Mohd Zobir Hussein 
    7. Sustainable Development of Polyhydroxyalkanoates and Their Application as an Effective Tool in Drug Delivery and Tissue Engineering 
    Anupama Shrivastava, Sonam Dubey, Alka Mishra, Sourish Bhattacharya, and Sandhya Mishra 
    8.Tailoring of Intrinsic Physicochemical Properties of Nanoparticles for Antimicrobial Therapy 
    Swaroop Chakraborty and Superb K. Misra 
    9. Bioinspired Nanofibers: Preparation and Characterization 
    Poornima Balan, Janani Indrakumar, Anbuthiruselvan Solaimuthu, Padmaja Murali, and Purna Sai Korrapati 
    Part 2: Nanotechnology Approaches to Tissue Engineering 
    10. Hydrogel Systems for Tissue Engineering 
    Senthilkumar Muthusamy, Shiny Velayudhan, and P. R. Anil Kumar 
    11. Injectable Hydrogel Scaffolds for Neural Tissue Engineering Applications 
    Josna Joseph, Annie Abraham, and Myron Spector 
    12. Nanoceria: A Rare-Earth Nanoparticle for Tissue Engineering Applications 
    Shiv Dutt Purohit, Hemant Singh, Indu Yadav, Sakchi Bhushan, and Narayan Chandra Mishra 
    13. Micro- and Nanostructured Biomaterials for Bone Tissue Engineering 
    Ajita Jindal, Jaydeep Bhattacharya, and Ranjita Ghosh Moulick 
    14. Characteristics and Functions of Mesenchymal Stem Cells Derived from Nonosteoarthritis and Osteoarthritis Conditions 
    Satar Jabbar Rahi Algraittee and Rajesh Ramasamy 
    15. Bioinspired Nanofibers: State of Art in Tissue Regeneration 
    Poornima Balan, Janani Indrakumar, Anbuthiruselvan Solaimuthu, Padmaja Murali, Aishwarya Satish, and Purna Sai Korrapati 
    16. Phyto-Nano Bioengineered Scaffolds: A Promise to Tissue Engineering Research 
    Gayathri Sundar, Josna Joseph, Rebu Sundar, Annie John, and Annie Abraham 
    17. Effect of Surface Nanostructuring on Gene Expression for Protein Synthesis, Osteoblast Cells Recruitment and Size of Focal Adhesion: A Review 
    Nancy Raj, Rahul Agrawal, K. Chattopadhyay, R. Bansal, and V. Singh 
    18. Perspectives on Translational Outcomes Research Using Nanobiotechnological Agents 
    Shinjini Mitra, Nandita Ghosh, Pramathadhip Paul, Payal Pal, Ranita Bose, Adeti Munmun Sengupta, and Ena Ray Banerjee 

    Biography

    Rajakumari Rajendran is a research fellow working at the International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, India, where she is currently engaged in developing dietary supplements and nutraceuticals. She has industrial experience in dietary supplements and medicinal formulations. She was awarded a prestigious Inspire Fellowship (DST) and has research publications, book chapters, and books to her credit.

    Hanna J. Maria, PhD, is a senior researcher at the International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at Mahatma Gandhi University, India. She has several publications to her credit, including book chapters and co-edited books. Dr. Maria has experience in working with natural rubber composites, their blends, thermoplastic composites, lignin, bionanocomposites, nanocellulose, rubber-based composites and nanocomposites, and hybrid nanocomposites.

    Sabu Thomas, PhD, is Vice Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University and the Founder Director and Professor of the International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Kottayam, Kerala, India. A prolific writer and researcher, Professor Thomas has published over 800 peer-reviewed research papers, reviews, and book chapters, and has co-edited many books, earning him a H-index of 100. Prof. Thomas has delivered numerous talks and lectures and has received many prestigious national and international awards for his work.

    Nandakumar Kalarikkal, PhD, is Director and Professor of the International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, India, where he is also Director of School of Pure and Applied Physics. He has published many research papers, reviews, and book chapters and has also co-edited over 20 books and has delivered many plenary and inaugural addresses and lectures at national and international meetings.