Special Issue "Novel Biosensing Platforms for Disease Diagnosis: Translation of Lab-based Technologies into Clinical Settings"
A special issue of Biosensors (ISSN 2079-6374).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 May 2018)
Dr. Fatih Inci
Department of Radiology, Canary Center at Stanford for Cancer Early Detection, Stanford University School of Medicine, 3155 Porter Drive, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
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Interests: microfluidics; lab-on-a-chip; plasmonic biosensors; bionanotechnology; nanoplasmonics; wearable sensors; infectious diseases; HIV/AIDS; cancer research; personalized medicine; point of care diagnostics; mobile health; global health; biomedical engineering; molecular diagnostics; telemedicine
The field of biosensing has seen unprecedented growth in the last decade, and recent advances in this field have revolutionized today’s clinical practice by providing innovative solutions to research laboratories and clinical settings. Particularly, biosensing technologies have created unique bridges between sensors technologies and biological needs, as well as drawn up contributions from chemistry, physics, materials science, and engineering. Integration of innovative biosensing technologies at the intersection of nano- and micro-scale denotes remarkable opportunities for addressing critical challenges in biology and medicine, and also presents a wide range of applications in clinics such as diagnosis, therapy monitoring, single cell detection, downstream genomic analysis and combating various maladies.
Biosensing approaches constitute multiple parameters, including (i) chip and sensor design, (ii) specialized surface chemistry, (iii) biological target and specimen, and (iv) clinical validation. These parameters are also evaluated with sensing performance and capabilities such as limit of detection, specificity, background noise, and linear dynamic range. Prior to their translation, aforementioned points, especially clinical validations, are uniquely addressed.
In this Special Issue, we will focus on innovative biosensing technologies, including plasmonics, nanoplasmonics, electrochemical sensing, wearable technologies, paper-based detection strategies, and mechanical modalities. Moreover, we seek the significance of unique materials and sensor components (smart polymers, metamaterials, aptamers, imprinted surfaces, click-chemistry approaches, synthetic antibodies, and so on), as well as review novel biomarkers, e.g., circulating DNAs, exosomes, volatile organic compounds, from multiple biosepecimen types, including tears, saliva, serum, urine, and breath.
Dr. Fatih Inci
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