Nanobiomaterials: Classification, Fabrication and Biomedical Applications

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Xiumei Wang, Murugan Ramalingam, Xiangdong Kong, Lingyun Zhao
Wiley, Feb 27, 2018 - Technology & Engineering - 512 pages
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Written by an international team of editors and contributors from renowned universities and institutes, this book addresses the latest research in the field of nanobiomaterials, covering nanotechnologies for their fabrication, developments in biomedical applications, and the challenges of biosafety in clinic uses.
Clearly structured, the volume defines the scope and classification of the field, resulting in a broad overview from fundamental principles to current technological advances, and from materials synthesis to biomedical applications along with future trends.

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Dr. Xiumei Wang is professor of biomaterials science at the school of Materials Science and Engineering in Tsinghua University, China. She obtained her Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from Tsinghua University, then did her postdoctoral research at the Center for Musculoskeletal Research of University of Rochester Medical Center, USA, and the Center for Biomedical Engineering of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, from 2005 to 2008. She is a Fellow of Materials Research Society of China and Fellow of Chinese Society for Biomaterials.

Dr. Murugan Ramalingam is professor at the Centre for Stem Cell Research, Christian Medical College Campus, India, and adjunct professor at the Tohoku University, Japan. He received his Ph.D. in Biomaterials from the University of Madras, India. After several years at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Institute of Health (NIH), USA, he joined the WPI Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Japan, and later on the University of Strasbourg, France. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Nanotechnology, UK, and Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry, UK.

Dr. Xiangdong Kong is professor at the college of Life Sciences, Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, China. He got the PhD degree in materials and Engineering from Tsinghua University, China. He founded the Institute of Biomaterials and Marine Biological Resources in 2012 and ZSTU-Dentium Joint Research Center, China and Korea, for Biofunctional Materials and Regenerative Medicine in 2014.

Dr. Lingyun Zhao is associate professor of cancer nanotechnology at the school of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) of Tsinghua University, China. She obtained her PhD degree in Chemical and Biomelecular Engineering from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2003 under the supervision of Prof. Feng Si-shen, a pioneer and world leader in nanomedicine. She completed her postdoctoral training in the Chemotherapeutic Lab in NUS and then joined Tsinghua University in 2008.

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