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Special Issue "New Trends in Electrochemical Sensors for Biomedical Applications"

A special issue of Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220). This special issue belongs to the section "Biosensors".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 October 2019

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Riccarda Antiochia

Department of Chemistry and Drug Technologies, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Interests: biosensors; electrochemical transducers; nanomaterials; direct electron transfer; microneedles

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Sensors have gained a wide theoretical interest and practical applications in biomedicine thanks to their simplicity in operation, higher sensitivity, ability to perform multiplex analysis, and capability to be integrated into different functions by the same chip.

Over the past decade, the field of clinical diagnostics has expanded rapidly and in the coming years it will continue to be of critical importance to public health worldwide.

Biomedical sensors are an essential tool in the detection and monitoring of a wide range of medical conditions from cancer to Parkinson’s disease as well as in the monitoring of drug responses.

In an era of decentralized health systems, portable, faster, and low-cost devices are highly preferred to time-consuming and expensive centralized laboratory analysis.

The aim of the Special Issue is to focus on the most recent progress in the development of sensors in this field for early diagnostics and for routine point-of-care health monitoring. Papers should address the development of novel sensors and biosensors for single and multiple analyte detection with particular interest for minimally-invasive wearable sensors and for miniaturized sensor devices which can provide lab-on-a chip analysis systems.

Both review articles and original research papers are welcome.

Prof. Dr. Riccarda Antiochia
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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  • electrochemical sensors
  • biosensors
  • immunosensors
  • aptasensors
  • wearable sensors
  • point-of-care devices
  • biomedical applications

Published Papers

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