Table of Contents

1. Nanomaterials : concepts.
1.1. Nanomaterials.
1.2. Metallic nanoparticles.
1.3. Liposomes.
1.4. Dendrimers.
1.5. Nanomaterials classifications.
1.6. Fabrication methods 2. Bioactive nanomaterials.
2.1. Polymers as bioactive materials.
2.2. Composites as bioactive materials.
2.3. Biodegradable metals as bioactive materials.
2.4. Glass/ceramics as bioactive materials.
2.5. Mechanical behavior of bioactive glasses 3. Bio-inspired approaches : carbon-based nanomaterials.
3.1. Carbon-based nanomaterials as a therapeutic platform.
3.2. Cargo attachment.
3.3. Cell targeting.
3.4. Cargo delivery.
3.5. Non-targeted cargo delivery.
3.6. Bioimaging.
3.7. Future biomedical challenges 4. Nanomaterials and biomedical applications.
4.1. Nanomaterials and tissue engineering.
4.2. Remodeling induced by myocardial infarction.
4.3. Remodeling induced by hypertension.
4.4. Recent pharma approaches 5. Enzyme-responsive nanomaterials.
5.1. Introduction.
5.2. Hydrolase-responsive nanomaterials.
5.3. Oxidoreductase-responsive drug delivery systems 6. Porphyrin-based nanomaterials.
6.1. Introduction.
6.2. Porphyrin-based nanomaterials : drug delivery systems.
6.3. A novel approach : application of porphyrin-based covalent triazine metal-organic frameworks in drug delivery systems.
6.4. A novel strategy : selective surface drug delivery systems.
6.5. Nanomedicine applications.
6.6. A novel delivery system : porphyrin-based nanoparticles.
6.7. Future perspective applications.
6.8. Conclusion. Advancement in the field of nanotechnology has revolutionized the field of medicines and pharmaceuticals in the twentieth century. This book, considering the importance of nanomaterials and their application in medicine, as well as the significant growth of biomaterials in research fields, introduces the variables law (Rabiee's theory) for the implementation of this research and the establishment of a proper strategy. Part of IOP Series in Photomedicine and Biophotonics