Chapter 7. Targeted Gold Nanoparticles for Imaging and Therapy

  1. Dr. Vinod Labhasetwar Ph.D. staff scientist postdoctoral fellow faculty member associate professor professor2 and
  2. Dr. Diandra L. Leslie-Pelecky Ph.D. associate professor3
  1. Raghuraman Kannan Director and
  2. Kattesh V. Katti

Published Online: 3 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470152928.ch7

Biomedical Applications of Nanotechnology

Biomedical Applications of Nanotechnology

How to Cite

Kannan, R. and Katti, K. V. (2007) Targeted Gold Nanoparticles for Imaging and Therapy, in Biomedical Applications of Nanotechnology (eds V. Labhasetwar and D. L. Leslie-Pelecky), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470152928.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Physics and Astronomy, Nebraska Center for Materials Nanoscience and Nanoscience, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

Author Information

  1. Nanoparticle Product Core Facility, Department of Radiology, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 30 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471722427

Online ISBN: 9780470152928



  • targeted gold nanoparticles for imaging and therapy;
  • gold nanoparticle therapeutic agents;
  • targeted gold nanoparticles for imaging and therapy


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles

  • Gold Nanoparticles as Imaging Agents

  • Gold Nanoparticles as Therapeutic Agents

  • Summary

  • References