Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology

Infectious Diseases and Nanomedicine I

First International Conference (ICIDN – 2012), Dec. 15-18, 2012, Kathmandu, Nepal

Editors: Adhikari, Rameshwar, Thapa, Santosh (Eds.)

  • Unique reference for dealing with different infectious diseases using the tools of nanotechnology
  • Highlights the interdisciplinary collaborative researches for innovation in biomedical sciences
  • Incorporates recent advances in research
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About this book

The book addresses the interdisciplinary scientific approach for the systemic understanding of connections between major human diseases and their treatment regime by applying the tools and techniques of nanotechnology. It also highlights the interdisciplinary collaborative researches for innovation in Biomedical Sciences. The book is a first volume which presents collection of best papers presented in the First International Conference on Infectious Diseases and Nanomedicine held during Dec. 15-18, 2012 in Kathmandu, Nepal. The book focuses mainly on the topics: emerging infectious diseases; antimicrobial agents, vaccines and immunity; drug design, drug delivery and tissue engineering and nanomaterials and biomedical materials.

About the authors

Dr. Rameshwar Adhikari is Associate Professor at Central Department of Chemistry, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu. He has been Invited Professor in Rouen University (France), Mahatma Gandhi University (India) and Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan). He is member of Nepal Chemical Society and German Engineers Society. He has been bestowed several awards including Ambassador Scientist of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Fellowship of International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry and POLYCHAR World Forum International Materials Science Prize. He is President of Nepal Polymer Institute and has convened several International Congresses, Symposia and Workshops. His research areas include nanomaterials, biopolymers and biomedical materials. He has authored over 100 research papers in peer reviewed journals, co-authored 4 text books and edited 2 books.

Mr. Santosh Thapa completed his M. Sc. (Medical Microbiology) from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu in 2003 and taught related courses to undergraduate students at departments of microbiology of Tribhuvan University and affiliated colleges. He is the founder General Secretary of Nepalese Association of Medical Microbiology, members of American Society for Microbiology and Society for Applied Microbiology and associated with International Union of Microbiological Societies. He has worked for organizing several international conferences and workshops and has authored 5 research papers in peer reviewed journals. Currently, he is at Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, Texas, USA for his Ph. D study.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Auger-Architectomics: Introducing a New Nanotechnology to Infectious Disease

    Swart, Chantel W. (et al.)

    Pages 1-8

  • Rational Design of Antigens to Improve the Serodiagnosis of Tick-Borne Borreliosis in Central Regions of Russia

    Baranova, Evgenia (et al.)

    Pages 9-21

  • Ayurvedic Bhasmas: Overview on Nanomaterialistic Aspects, Applications, and Perspectives

    Adhikari, Rameshwar

    Pages 23-32

  • Nanobiosensors: Role in Cancer Detection and Diagnosis

    Gdowski, Andrew (et al.)

    Pages 33-58

  • Cell Compatible Arginine Containing Cationic Polymer: One-Pot Synthesis and Preliminary Biological Assessment

    Zavradashvili, Nino (et al.)

    Pages 59-73

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eBook $149.00
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Hardcover $189.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-81-322-1776-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $189.00
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  • Due: October 20, 2016
  • ISBN 978-81-322-2902-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Infectious Diseases and Nanomedicine I
Book Subtitle
First International Conference (ICIDN – 2012), Dec. 15-18, 2012, Kathmandu, Nepal
Editors
  • Rameshwar Adhikari
  • Santosh Thapa
Series Title
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
Series Volume
807
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer India
Copyright Holder
Springer India
eBook ISBN
978-81-322-1777-0
DOI
10.1007/978-81-322-1777-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-81-322-1776-3
Softcover ISBN
978-81-322-2902-5
Series ISSN
0065-2598
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 119
Number of Illustrations and Tables
25 b/w illustrations
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