Completely dedicated to the biomedical applications of metal nanoparticles, this book covers the different toxicity problems found in healthcare situations and also provides comprehensive info on the use of metal nanoparticles in treating various diseases. Metal Nanoparticles in Pharma is the first edited volume to set up the discussion for a clinical setting and to target a pharmaceutical audience of academic and industry-based researchers.
is a Professor and Head at the Department of Biotechnology, Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University at Amravati, Maharashtra, India. He was a Visiting Scientist at the Department of Bioenergetics, University of Geneva, Switzerland in 2004 and at the Department of Plant Protection of Debrecen University, Debrecen, Hungary in 2005 and 2008. He visited Department of Chemical Biology, University of Campinas, Brazil under Indo-Brazil Research Programme (DST-CNPq collaboration) in 2009, 2011 and 2012. In 2012, he was visiting Professor in Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland. In 2013 he was invited by State University of Campinas, Brazil. He was also visiting professor in 2015 in Ostrava, Czech Republic. His area of expertise includes microbial biotechnology and nanobiotechnology. His present research interest include application of nanobiotechnology in medicine with particular reference to development of nanoantimicrobials. He has published more than 325 research papers in national and international journals. In addition, he has edited/authored more than 40 books and 6 patents.
holds a Ph.D. degree in Pharmaceutical Technology from the SNDT University, India and has been postdoctoral researcher at Free University of Berlin, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Biopharmaceutics and NutriCosmetics, Berlin, Germany. Since last 6 years she is working for pharmaceutical industry in various technical / R & D roles. Currently, she serves as Head of Formulation Development department at Symrise AG, Germany. Dr. Shegokar has authored more than 45 research articles, 20 book chapters and 150 research abstracts. She has filed two patent applications on nanoparticles for targeting malaria and HIV/AIDS reservoirs. She is a recipient of several national and international awards for her research. Her areas of interest are oral solid dosage forms, dermal formulations, nanocrystals, lipid nanoparticles (SLNs/NLCs), nanoemulsions and galenic formulations.
Part 1. Metal Nanoparticles in Medicine.- Iron Oxide Magnetic Nanoparticles in Photodynamic Therapy: A Promising Approach Against Tumor Cells.- Metal Nanoparticles in Wound Healing and Regeneration.- Silver Nanoparticles for Treatment of Neglected Diseases.- Encapsulation and Application of Metal Nanoparticles in Pharma.- Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Applications of Magnetic Iron-Oxides Nanoparticles.- Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles and Nanotubular Surfaces: Potential Applications in Nanomedicine.- Inhibition of Bacterial Quorum Sensing Systems by Nanoparticles.- A Novel Strategy for Antimicrobial Agents: Silver Nanoparticles.- Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles and Their Applications in Drug Delivery.- Magnetic Hyperthermia Using Magnetic Metal/Oxide Nanoparticles with Potential in Cancer Therapy.- Biocompatible Magnetic Oxide Nanoparticles with Metal Ions Coated with Organic Shell, as Potential Therapeutic Agents in Cancer.- Metal and Metal Oxide Nanoparticles in Photo-Inactivation of Pathogens.- Colloidal Bio-Nanoparticles in Polymer Fibers: Current Trends and Future Prospects.- Decoration of Inorganic Substrates with Metallic Nanoparticles and Their Application as Antimicrobial Agents.- Antimicrobial Activities of Metal Nanoparticles.- Gold Nanoparticles in Molecular Diagnostics and Molecular Therapeutics.- Nanometals in Bhasma: Ayurvedic Medicine.- Part 2. Toxicity Issues.- Gold Nanoparticles Biodistribution and Toxicity: Role of Biological Corona.- The Local and Systemic Effects of Cobalt-Chromium Nanoparticles on the Human Body: The Implications for Metal-on-Metal Hip Arthroplasty.- Biological Synthesis, Pharmacokinetics and Toxicity of Different Metal Nanoparticles.- Bio-distribution and toxicity of Noble Metal Nanoparticles in Humans.