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Biomedical Microdevices

Biomedical Microdevices

BioMEMS and Biomedical Nanotechnology

Editor-in-Chief: Mauro Ferrari

ISSN: 1387-2176 (print version)
ISSN: 1572-8781 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10544

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Mauro Ferrari, Ph.D.
President and CEO, The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Houston, TX, USA.

Board of Associate Editors:

Natalie Artzi, MIT, MA, USA; Robert Austin, Princeton University, NJ, USA; Rashid Bashir, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA; Sangeeta Bhatia, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA; Dario Carugo, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK; Karen Cheung, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada; R. Steven Conlan, Swansea University Medical School, UK; Harold Craighead, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA; Paolo Dario, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy; Emmanuel Delamarche, IBM Research - Zurich, Ruschlikon, Switzerland; Nico F. de Rooij, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland; Tejal Ashwin Desai, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA; Lola Eniola-Adefeso, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Aaron Fleischman, Cleveland Clinic, OH, USA; Harald Fuchs, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany; Reza Ghodssi, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USAAlessandro Grattoni, Houston Methodist Research Institute, TX, USA; Anthony Guiseppi-Elie, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA; Arum Han, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USAKazunori Kataoka, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; Ali Khademhosseini, Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA; Deok-Ho Kim, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA; Eugene Koay, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA; Greg Kovacs, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA; Robert Langer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA; Luke PyungSe Lee, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA; Séverine Le Gac, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands; Qiao Lin, Columbia University, NY, USA; Arun Majumdar, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA; Richard A. Mathies, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA; Nam Trung Nguyen, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Makarand Paranjape, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., USA; Dan Peer, Tel Aviv University, Israel; Nicholas A. Peppas, The University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA; Albert Pisano, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA; Fabiana Quaglia, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy; Raffaella Righetti, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA; Shuvo Roy, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USABernard Schrefler, University of Padova, Italy; Amy Shen, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Japan; Rosemary L. Smith, University of Maine, Orono, ME, USA; Nitish Thakor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA; Vladimir Torchilin, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA; Albert van den Berg, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands; George Whitesides, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA; John Wikswo, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA; Andy Yun, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA; Miqin Zhang, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA; Yuliang Zhao, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.

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    Biomedical Microdevices: BioMEMS and Biomedical Nanotechnology is an interdisciplinary periodical devoted to all aspects of research in the medical diagnostic and therapeutic applications of Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (BioMEMS) and nanotechnology for medicine and biology.

    General subjects of interest include the design, characterization, testing, modeling and clinical validation of microfabricated systems, and their integration on-chip and in larger functional units. The specific interests of the Journal include systems for neural stimulation and recording, bioseparation technologies such as nanofilters and electrophoretic equipment, miniaturized analytic and DNA identification systems, biosensors, and micro/nanotechnologies for cell and tissue research, tissue engineering, cell transplantation, and the controlled release of drugs and biological molecules.

    Contributions reporting on fundamental and applied investigations of the material science, biochemistry, and physics of biomedical microdevices and nanotechnology are encouraged. A non-exhaustive list of fields of interest includes: nanoparticle synthesis, characterization, and validation of therapeutic or imaging efficacy in animal models; biocompatibility; biochemical modification of microfabricated devices, with reference to non-specific protein adsorption, and the active immobilization and patterning of proteins on micro/nanofabricated surfaces; the dynamics of fluids in micro-and-nano-fabricated channels; the electromechanical and structural response of micro/nanofabricated systems; the interactions of microdevices with cells and tissues, including biocompatibility and biodegradation studies; variations in the characteristics of the systems as a function of the micro/nanofabrication parameters.

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