Nanomaterials for Cancer Therapy
Edited by Challa S. S. R. Kumar
Nanomaterials for Cancer Therapy by Challa S. S. R. Kumar
Book DescriptionThis first comprehensive overview on nanotechnological approaches to cancer therapy brings together therapeutic oncology and nanotechnology, showing the various strategic approaches to selectively eliminating cancerous cells without damaging the surrounding healthy tissue. The strategies covered include magnetic, optical, microwave and neutron absorption techniques, nanocapsules for active agents, nanoparticles as active agents, and active and passive targeting, while also dealing with fundamental aspects of how nanoparticles cross biological barriers. A valuable single source gathering the many articles published in specialized journals often difficult to locate for members of the other disciplines involved.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9783527313860
(246mm x 186mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH
Publisher: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH
Publish Date: 23-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: Germany
Books By Author Challa S. S. R. Kumar
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This two-volume set covers fundamental concepts and applications highlighting the synergy between microfluidics and nanotechnology. Volume 1 provides readers with up-to-date knowledge about fluid and particle kinetics, spatiotemporal control, fluid dynamics, residence time distribution and nanoparticle focusing within microfluidics.
Nanotechnologies for the Life Sciences, Paperback (April 2011)
These 10 volumes provide an excellent, in-depth overview of all nanoscale technologies and fabrication methods in materials engineering towards the life sciences. Each volume covers a specific topic, reviewing existing technologies as well as current developments.
Nanomaterials for the Life Sciences, Hardback (March 2011)
These ten volumes provide an excellent, in-depth overview of all nanomaterial types and their uses in the life sciences. Each volume is dedicated to a specific material class and covers fundamentals, synthesis strategies, structure-property relationships, material behaviour finetuning, biological effects and applications in the life sciences.
Polymeric Nanomaterials, Hardback (February 2011)» View all books by Challa S. S. R. Kumar
'Polymeric Nanomaterials' covers in part one the aspects of nanogels, interfaces, carriers, and polymersomes, in part two the aspects of nanoparticles, and in part three nanoscaffolds, nanotubes, and nanowires.
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Author Biography - Challa S. S. R. Kumar
Challa Kumar is currently the Group Leader of Nanofabrication at the Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices (CAMD), Baton Rouge, USA. His research interests are in developing novel synthetic methods for functional nanomaterials and innovative therapeutic, diagnostic and sensory tools based on nanotechnology. He has eight years of industrial R&D experience working for Imperial Chemical Industries and United Breweries prior to joining CAMD. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, an international peer reviewed journal published by American Scientific Publishers, and the series editor for the ten-volume book series Nanotechnologies for the Life Sciences (NtLS) published by Wiley-VCH. He worked at the Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry in Munich, Germany, as a post doctoral fellow and at the Max Planck Institute for Carbon Research in Mulheim, Germany, as an invited scientist. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in synthetic organic chemistry from Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Prashanti Nilayam, India.
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