Nanomaterials for Medical Application
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 September 2021) | Viewed by 25058
2. Academy of Romanian Scientists, 54 Splaiul Independenței St., Bucharest, Romania
Interests: bio(nano)materials; synthesis methods; materials processing and design; advanced coatings; tissue engineering; drug delivery; characterization methods
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Many advances in the field of medicine are strongly corelated with the use of nanomaterials thus, an important topic/science is establishing namely, NANOMEDICINE. Nowadays, Nanomaterials are exploited in many applications such as diagnosis and treatment, as they are able to induce antimicrobial, antitumoral activity, and hyperthermia or can assure internalisation or targeting capabilities, can act as a smart carrier of a wide range of biologically active agents, etc.
Manuscripts dealing with nanomaterials belonging to the following classes are especially welcome: Metal and oxide nanoparticles, micro and mesoporous materials, carbonaceous materials, phosphates, etc. Topics relating to composite materials designed and manufactured by modern additive manufacturing methods for tissue engineering are also welcome. 3D-printing, electrospinning and electrospraying, atomic layer deposition (ALD), spin coating, matrix-assisted pulsed laser evaporation (MAPLE), and pulsed-laser deposition (PLD) are only some of the processing techniques which are able to generate nanomaterials with 0D, 1D, 2D, or even 3D structures. Short-, medium-, and long-term (nano)toxicity, multifunctionality, and personalized therapy are essential aspects of the modern medicine thus, manuscripts dealing with any or more such aspects will be encouraged.
Prof. Anton Ficai
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- Tissue engineering
- Smart drug delivery
- Materials processing and design
- Surface physic and chemistry
- Nanotoxicity at short/long-term
- Risks and opportunities