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Sensors 2008, 8(9), 6077-6107; doi:10.3390/s8096077
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BioMEMS –Advancing the Frontiers of Medicine

1,2,* , 1,2,*  and 1,2
1 Microelectronics Research Center, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, USA 2 Dept of Biomedical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, USA
* Authors to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 28 August 2008 / Revised: 16 September 2008 / Accepted: 24 September 2008 / Published: 26 September 2008
(This article belongs to the Special Issue BioMEMS)
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Abstract

Biological and medical application of micro-electro-mechanical-systems (MEMS) is currently seen as an area of high potential impact. Integration of biology and microtechnology has resulted in the development of a number of platforms for improving biomedical and pharmaceutical technologies. This review provides a general overview of the applications and the opportunities presented by MEMS in medicine by classifying these platforms according to their applications in the medical field.
Keywords: BioMEMS; Microtechnology; Medical applications BioMEMS; Microtechnology; Medical applications
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 3.0).
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James, T.; Mannoor, M.S.; Ivanov, D.V. BioMEMS –Advancing the Frontiers of Medicine. Sensors 2008, 8, 6077-6107.

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