Chapter 18. Doing Small Things Well: Translating Nanotechnology into Nanomedicine

  1. Nigel M. de S. Cameron Ph.D. Director President Research Professor Associate Dean2 and
  2. M. Ellen Mitchell Ph.D. Director Senior Fellow Fellow3
  1. William P. Cheshire JR. M.D. Consultant Associate Professor Director Chair Fellow

Published Online: 22 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470165874.ch18

Nanoscale: Issues and Perspectives for the Nano Century

Nanoscale: Issues and Perspectives for the Nano Century

How to Cite

Cheshire, W. P. (2007) Doing Small Things Well: Translating Nanotechnology into Nanomedicine, in Nanoscale: Issues and Perspectives for the Nano Century (eds N. M. d. S. Cameron and M. E. Mitchell), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470165874.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Center on Nanotechnology and Society, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, USA

  2. 3

    Institute of Psychology, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Author Information

  1. Neurology at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470084199

Online ISBN: 9780470165874

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Keywords:

  • translating nanotechnology into nanomedicine;
  • nanoscale imprinting and atomic force microscopy;
  • Bio-bar-code amplification systems and specific DNA sequence detection

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Discovery of Cells and Germs

  • Penetrating the Subcellular Matrix

  • The Nanorealm

  • The Tools of Nanomedicine

  • Heir of Micromedicine

  • Unlike Previous Medicine

  • Visions of Medical Nanoutopia

  • Visions of Medical Nanodystopia

  • Medical Nanorealism