There is a clear need for innovative technologies to improve the delivery of therapeutic and diagnostic agents in the body. Recent breakthroughs in nanomedicine are now making it possible to deliver drugs and therapeutic proteins to local areas of disease or tumors to maximize clinical benefit while limiting unwanted side effects. Nanomedicine in D

chapter 1|22 pages

Nanoparticles in Drug Delivery Systems

ByEmilio Castro, Arun Kumar

chapter 2|20 pages

Synthesis and Characterization of Nanoencapsulated Drugs

ByArun Kumar, Ashley E. Saienni, Niketa Dixit

chapter 3|32 pages

Nanoparticle Lung Delivery and Inhalation Aerosols for Targeted Pulmonary Nanomedicine

ByHeidi M. Mansour, Chun-Woong Park, and Don Hayes, Jr.

chapter 4|14 pages

Biological Systems for the Delivery of Nanoparticles

ByNiketa Dixit, Mark Glaum, Arun Kumar, Don F. Cameron

chapter 6|12 pages

Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery of Small Molecules

ByAna Sofia Macedo, Eliana B. Souto

chapter 7|44 pages

Nanoparticle Therapies for Wounds and Ulcer Healing

ByChiara Gardin, Letizia Ferroni, Luca Lancerotto, Vincenzo Vindigni, Chiara Rigo, Marco Roman, Warren R. L. Cairns, Barbara Zavan

chapter 8|26 pages

Nanoparticles in Bioimaging

ByJavier L. Pou Ucha

chapter 9|26 pages

Nanoparticles in Anticancer Drug Delivery

ByFrederic Lagarce

chapter 10|48 pages

Formulations of Nanoparticles in Drug Delivery

BySushama Talegaonkar, Mohammad Tariq, Zeenat Iqbal

chapter 11|50 pages

Nanoparticles for Ocular Drug Delivery

ByJaleh Barar, Yadollah Omidi

chapter 12|18 pages

Toxicology of Nanoparticles

BySiva K. Nalabotu, Eric R. Blough

chapter 13|77 pages

Animal and Cellular Models for Use in Nanoparticles Safety Study

ByKevin M. Rice, Eric R. Blough