1st Edition

Principles and Applications of Nanotherapeutics

By Imalka Munaweera, Piumika Yapa Copyright 2024
    206 Pages 45 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This book covers a vast range of information regarding nanotherapeutics, including knowledge based on fundamentals, history and progress, applications, practical aspects and examples, and prospects of nanotherapeutics. It includes the fundamentals of nanotherapeutics, including mechanisms and theories behind the phenomena, summarizing various approaches of nanotherapeutics in the field of medicine. By considering the emerging pandemics and other issues regarding public health, the timely need for novel solutions is also described.


    • Provides a comprehensive knowledge on fundamentals, applications, current situations, and ongoing research in nanotherapeutics.
    • Highlights the practical aspects and prospects to enhance the use of nanotherapeutics in the health field.
    • Illustrates the significance of using nanotherapeutics in futuristic life.
    • Discusses sustainable resolutions to issues in public health.
    • Explores the latest implementations and merits of the fields supported by pertinent examples.

    This book is aimed at undergraduate, graduate students, and researchers in drug delivery, gene and cancer therapy, biomedical engineering, and nanotechnology.

    1. Introduction To Nanotherapeutics 2. Nanotherapeutics – An Emerging Topic In Health Sciences 3. Applications Of Nanotherapeutics 4. Nanotherapeutics For Global Health Challenges 5. Opportunities And Challenges Of Nanotherapeutics 6. Prospects Of Nanotherapeutics.


    Imalka Munaweera is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Chemistry at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura in Sri Lanka. She has over 15+ years of research experience in the field of nanotechnology and its applications. Further, she has over 10+ years of teaching experience in nanotechnology, application of nanotechnology, inorganic chemistry, polymer chemistry, and instrumental analysis.

    Piumika Yapa is a graduate Research Assistant and she has obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences from University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. Currently she is working towards a sustainable future through nanotechnology-based findings. Her research interests include nanotechnology, nanomedicine, nanopharmaceuticals, material sciences and microbiology with high impact journal publications. She is engaged in generating new research ideas and devising feasible solutions to broadly relevant problems.