1st Edition

Nanomaterials in Healthcare

    374 Pages 67 Color & 3 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    374 Pages 67 Color & 3 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This cutting-edge reference book discusses the biomedical applications of nanomaterials. It covers different types of nanoparticles, such as polymeric nanoparticles, lipoidal nanoparticles, and metallic nanoparticles. It discusses the current trends and challenges in the development of safe biomedicines. The book reviews FDA-approved medicines, nanohybrid systems for early-stage diagnosis and treatment of diseases, advanced approaches of cost-effective bio-imaging, and theragnostics. It also covers the basic design and fundamental understanding of surface-engineered biomedicine. The book is meant for experts in the healthcare industry as well as post-graduates in biomedical engineering and nanotechnology.



    List of Reviewers


    List of Contributors

    1 Introduction to Nanomaterials and Their Scope in Drug Delivery

    Pankaj Kumar, Uzma Afreen, and Sujit Kumar Debnath

    2 Application of Nanomaterials in Medicine: A Clinical Perspective

    Arnab Ghosh and Alyssa Gomes

    3 Advancement of Polymer-Based Nanocarrier System in Drug Delivery

    Pallavi Kiran, Abhinanda Kar, Arpita Banerjee, and Arzoo Puri

    4 Liposomes and Lipid Structures: Classification, Characterization, and Nanotechnology-Based Clinical Applications

    Suditi Neekhra, Priyanka Maske, and Roshan Keshari

    5 Functionalized Carbon-Based Nanoparticles for Biomedical Application

    Monalisha Debnath, Swati Patil, and Sujit Kumar Debnath

    6 Engineered Magnetic Nanoparticles: Challenges and Prospects

    Roshan Keshari and Bhingaradiya Nutan

    7 Nano Metal-Organic Frameworks as a Promising Candidate for Biomedical Applications

    Dhruv Menon, Swaroop Chakraborty, Prateek Goyal, Eugenia Valsami-Jones, and Superb K. Misra

    8 Porous Silica Nanoparticles for Targeted Bio-Imaging and Drug Delivery Applications

    Dhwani Rana, Raghav Gupta, Bharathi K., Rupali Pardhe, Nishant Kumar Jain, Sagar Salave, Rajendra Prasad, Derajram Benival, and Nagavendra Kommineni

    9 Recent Advancement of Multifunctional ZnO Quantum Dots in the Biomedicine Field

    Sayoni Sarkar, Jaisen Lokhande, and Sujit Kumar Debnath

    10 Relevant Properties of Metallic and Non-Metallic Nanomaterials in Biomedical Applications

    Parisa Fatehbasharzad, Pavlo Ivanchenko, Ola El Samrout, and Jaime Gómez Morales

    11 Exosomes and Their Theragnostic Applications in Healthcare

    Abhishekh Tiwari, Zainab Godhrawala, and Atul Chaskar

    12 Nanogels for Theranostic Applications in Healthcare

    Vaishali Pawar, Amreen Khan, Shruti Pendse, Rupali Bagale, Akshara Adapa, and Padmini Chandra

    13 Theranostic Application of Nanofibers in Tissue Engineering

    Atul Chaskar, Namrah Azmi, and Dhriti Shenoy

    14 Role of Nanomaterials in Biosensing Applications

    Jasmeen Kaur and Menam Pokhrel

    15 Application of Two-Dimensional Materials for Cancer Theranostic

    Barkha Singh and Ritika Uday Gaitonde

    16 Solid Lipid Nanoparticles: Towards Emerging Cancer Nanomedicine

    Amreen Khan, Vaishali Pawar, Rupali Bagale, Shruti Pendse, and Akshara Adapa

    17 Gold Nanoparticles for Cancer Therapy and Diagnosis

    Janhavi Devrukhkar and Jasmeen Kaur

    18 Peptide-Based Nanoparticles for Theragnostic Application in Cancer Treatment

    Pallavi Kiran, Vibha Kumari, Baishali A. Jana, and Prachi Kulkarni

    19 Biomimetic Nanovesicles for Targeted Imaging and Therapeutic of Solid Tumor: Safe Nanomedicines

    Fatemeh Salemizadehparizi, Rajendra Prasad, and Berivan Cecen



    Dr Rohit Srivastava is Dr Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar awardee, currently working as a Professor and Head at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. He completed his Master of Science and PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering from Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA, for which he received the best student of the year award in 2005. Dr Srivastava holds various awards such as Healthcare Innovation Worldcup Award 2013, DBT IYBA Award 2013, DBT Tata Innovation Fellowship, Stanford MedTech Award 2016, DBT National Bioscience Award 2016, Shri Om Prakash Bhasin Award 2018, Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship, etc. Additionally, Dr Rohit Srivastava is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology (FRSB), Fellow of NASI, and Fellow of INAE, etc. Dr Srivastava has published more than 200+ articles in international journals and conference proceedings with an h-index of 37. Further, he has participated in several book chapters and books. Nationally and internationally, His lab receives grants for most of all advanced science and technology domains. More than 130+ of his current ideas have been submitted as patents, and design applications to the US and Indian Patent Office, with several of them, have been approved.

    Dr Sujit Kumar Debnath is working as an Industrial Post-Doctoral Fellow at Applied Materials India Pvt Ltd. He has completed his PhD in Pharmacy from Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad, in 2018. Afterward, he joined as Institute Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India. He has more than 14 years of teaching and research experience. Dr Sujit works on smart and novel drug delivery systems using nanoparticulate approaches. He is well-versed in drug delivery, pre-clinical studies, toxicity, chromatographic estimation, and many more. He holds the GUJOST award from Gujarat Council on Science and Technology, Govt. of Gujarat under the Department of Science and Technology (DST). Nationally and internationally, Dr Sujit has been actively engaged in different collaborative projects. His contribution to science has gotten a brilliant reception from the worldwide scientific community. He has published 24 articles in various high-impact renowned journals and 3 book chapters in reputed publishers. He is frequently appointed as a guest lecturer. He also serves as an active reviewer in many reputable journals.

    Dr Rajendra Prasad is currently working as an Assistant Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology-BHU, Varanasi, India. Before this position, he had postdoctoral experience from (i) Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA, (ii) Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa & NOVA Medical School, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas Campo Mártires da Pátria, Lisboa, Portugal and (iii) Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Powai, India. He works in cancer theranostics for solid tumor imaging and ablation. In 2017, Dr. Prasad earned his PhD degree from CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India, on multifunctional hybrid nanomaterials design for cancer theranostics. Dr Prasad mainly focuses on clinically relevant nanomedicines for cancer diagnosis and therapeutics. He has designed chemically conjugated multimode contrast and therapeutic agents such as liposomes, NanoBiosomes, Gold Nanorods, porous silica, drug-conjug ated hybrids, etc., and has investigated them in pre-clinical models. He is well-versed in pre-clinical trials and light-mediated combination cancer therapeutics. To date, he has published about 23 research articles in top-tier journals, about 11 patents, 7 trademarks, 5 journal cover arts, and 2 book chapters with an h-index of 13. Dr Prasad holds awards like the best paper award, PBC Fellow, SAS Fellow, etc.