Biomedical Materials and Diagnostic Devices

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Ashutosh Tiwari, Murugan Ramalingam, Hisatoshi Kobayashi, Anthony P. F. Turner
Wiley, Oct 11, 2012 - Science - 640 pages

The functional materials with the most promising outlook have the ability to precisely adjust the biological phenomenon in a controlled mode. Engineering of advanced bio- materials has found striking applications in used for biomedical and diagnostic device applications, such as cell separation, stem-cell, drug delivery, hyperthermia, automated DNA extraction, gene targeting, resonance imaging, biosensors, tissue engineering and organ regeneration.

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Ashutosh Tiwari is an assistant professor of nanobioelectronics at Biosensors and Bioelectronics Centre, IFM-Linköping University, Sweden, as well as Editor-in-Chief of Advanced Materials Letters. He has published more than 125 articles and patents as well as authored/edited books in the field of materials science and technology.

Murugan Ramalingam is an associate professor of biomaterials and tissue engineering at the Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, Université de Strasbourg (UdS), France. Concurrently, he holds an adjunct associate professorship at Tohoku University, Japan. He has authored more than 125 publications and is Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Bionanoscience and Journal of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering.

Hisatoshi Kobayashi is group leader of Biofunctional Materials at Biomaterials Centre, National Institute for Materials Science, Japan. He has published more than 150 publications, books and patents in the field of biomaterials science and technology, as well as edited/authored three books on the advanced state-of-the-art of biomaterials.

Professor Anthony P. F. Turner is currently Head of Division, FM-Linköping University's new Centre for Biosensors and Bioelectronics. His previous thirty-five-year academic career in the United Kingdom culminated in the positions of Principal (Rector) of Cranfield University and Distinguished Professor of Biotechnology. Professor Turner has more than 600 publications and patents in the field of biosensors and biomimetic sensors and is best known for his role in the development of glucose sensors for home-use by people with diabetes. He published the first textbook on Biosensors in 1987 and is Editor-In-Chief of the principal journal in his field, Biosensors & Bioelectronics, which he cofounded in 1985.

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