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Advances in Translational Nanotechnology: Challenges and Opportunities

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Taneja College of Pharmacy Graduate Programs, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
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Departments of Molecular Medicine and Internal Medicine, Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
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Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering and Global Center for Hearing and Speech Research, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
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Department of Physics, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
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James A. Haley Veterans Hospital, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
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College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL 32307, USA
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University of Florida Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Nanoscience Institute for Medical and Engineering Technology, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
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Department of Biomedical Engineering, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33174, USA
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NanoScience Technology Center, University of Central Florida, Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, Department of Chemistry and Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Orlando, FL 32826, USA
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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, and Department of Chemistry, Miami, FL 33124, USA
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School of Science and Engineering, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
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Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
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Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32603, USA
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National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
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Center for Excellence in Nanomedicine and Engineering, University of California San Diego, IEM, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
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National Institute of Standards and Technology, Center for Neutron Research, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, USA
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nanotechnology Laboratory, Mercer University, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
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Knight Cancer Institute, Cancer Early Detection Advanced Research (CEDAR), Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
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Wits Advanced Drug Delivery Platform Research Unit, Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, School of Therapeutic Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 7 York Road, Parktown 2193, South Africa
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Faculté de Pharmacie and TIMC-IMAG (UMR 5525), University Grenoble Alpes, SyNaBi, 38000 Grenoble, France
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Appl. Sci. 2020, 10(14), 4881; https://doi.org/10.3390/app10144881
Received: 15 June 2020 / Revised: 7 July 2020 / Accepted: 12 July 2020 / Published: 16 July 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Advances in Translational Nanotechnology)
The burgeoning field of nanotechnology aims to create and deploy nanoscale structures, devices, and systems with novel, size-dependent properties and functions. The nanotechnology revolution has sparked radically new technologies and strategies across all scientific disciplines, with nanotechnology now applied to virtually every area of research and development in the US and globally. NanoFlorida was founded to create a forum for scientific exchange, promote networking among nanoscientists, encourage collaborative research efforts across institutions, forge strong industry-academia partnerships in nanoscience, and showcase the contributions of students and trainees in nanotechnology fields. The 2019 NanoFlorida International Conference expanded this vision to emphasize national and international participation, with a focus on advances made in translating nanotechnology. This review highlights notable research in the areas of engineering especially in optics, photonics and plasmonics and electronics; biomedical devices, nano-biotechnology, nanotherapeutics including both experimental nanotherapies and nanovaccines; nano-diagnostics and -theranostics; nano-enabled drug discovery platforms; tissue engineering, bioprinting, and environmental nanotechnology, as well as challenges and directions for future research. View Full-Text
Keywords: nanotechnology; nanomedicine; biosensing; tissue engineering; microfluidics; nanotherapeutics; NanoFlorida; conference nanotechnology; nanomedicine; biosensing; tissue engineering; microfluidics; nanotherapeutics; NanoFlorida; conference
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Mohapatra, S.S.; Frisina, R.D.; Mohapatra, S.; Sneed, K.B.; Markoutsa, E.; Wang, T.; Dutta, R.; Damnjanovic, R.; Phan, M.-H.; Denmark, D.J.; Biswal, M.R.; McGill, A.R.; Green, R.; Howell, M.; Ghosh, P.; Gonzalez, A.; Ahmed, N.T.; Borresen, B.; Farmer, M.; Gaeta, M.; Sharma, K.; Bouchard, C.; Gamboni, D.; Martin, J.; Tolve, B.; Singh, M.; Judy, J.W.; Li, C.; Santra, S.; Daunert, S.; Zeynaloo, E.; Gelfand, R.M.; Lenhert, S.; McLamore, E.S.; Xiang, D.; Morgan, V.; Friedersdorf, L.E.; Lal, R.; Webster, T.J.; Hoogerheide, D.P.; Nguyen, T.D.; D'Souza, M.J.; Çulha, M.; Kondiah, P.P.D.; Martin, D.K. Advances in Translational Nanotechnology: Challenges and Opportunities. Appl. Sci. 2020, 10, 4881. https://doi.org/10.3390/app10144881

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Mohapatra SS, Frisina RD, Mohapatra S, Sneed KB, Markoutsa E, Wang T, Dutta R, Damnjanovic R, Phan M-H, Denmark DJ, Biswal MR, McGill AR, Green R, Howell M, Ghosh P, Gonzalez A, Ahmed NT, Borresen B, Farmer M, Gaeta M, Sharma K, Bouchard C, Gamboni D, Martin J, Tolve B, Singh M, Judy JW, Li C, Santra S, Daunert S, Zeynaloo E, Gelfand RM, Lenhert S, McLamore ES, Xiang D, Morgan V, Friedersdorf LE, Lal R, Webster TJ, Hoogerheide DP, Nguyen TD, D'Souza MJ, Çulha M, Kondiah PPD, Martin DK. Advances in Translational Nanotechnology: Challenges and Opportunities. Applied Sciences. 2020; 10(14):4881. https://doi.org/10.3390/app10144881

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Mohapatra, Shyam S., Robert D. Frisina, Subhra Mohapatra, Kevin B. Sneed, Eleni Markoutsa, Tao Wang, Rinku Dutta, Ratka Damnjanovic, Manh-Huong Phan, Daniel J. Denmark, Manas R. Biswal, Andrew R. McGill, Ryan Green, Mark Howell, Payal Ghosh, Alejandro Gonzalez, Nadia T. Ahmed, Brittney Borresen, Mitchell Farmer, Melissa Gaeta, Krishna Sharma, Christen Bouchard, Danielle Gamboni, Jamie Martin, Bianca Tolve, Mandip Singh, Jack W. Judy, Chenzhong Li, Swadeshmukul Santra, Sylvia Daunert, Elnaz Zeynaloo, Ryan M. Gelfand, Steven Lenhert, Eric S. McLamore, Dong Xiang, Victoria Morgan, Lisa E. Friedersdorf, Ratnesh Lal, Thomas J. Webster, David P. Hoogerheide, Thanh D. Nguyen, Martin J. D'Souza, Mustafa Çulha, Pierre P.D. Kondiah, and Donald K. Martin 2020. "Advances in Translational Nanotechnology: Challenges and Opportunities" Applied Sciences 10, no. 14: 4881. https://doi.org/10.3390/app10144881

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