17. Clinical Applications of Micro- and Nanoscale Biosensors

  1. Kenneth E. Gonsalves4,
  2. Craig R. Halberstadt5,6,
  3. Cato T. Laurencin7,8 and
  4. Lakshmi S. Nair7
  1. David W.G. Morrison1,
  2. Mehmet R. Dokmeci2,
  3. Utkan Demirci1,3 and
  4. Ali Khademhosseini1,3

Published Online: 11 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470185834.ch17

Biomedical Nanostructures

Biomedical Nanostructures

How to Cite

Morrison, D. W.G., Dokmeci, M. R., Demirci, U. and Khademhosseini, A. (2007) Clinical Applications of Micro- and Nanoscale Biosensors, in Biomedical Nanostructures (eds K. E. Gonsalves, C. R. Halberstadt, C. T. Laurencin and L. S. Nair), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470185834.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Polymer Nanotechnology Laboratory, Department of Chemistry and Center for Optoelectronics and Optical Communication, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC, USA

  2. 5

    Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, USA

  3. 6

    Tengion, Inc., Winston Salem, NC, USA

  4. 7

    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, VA, USA

  5. 8

    Department of Biomedical & Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia, VA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Electrical Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA

  3. 3

    Center for Biomedical Engineering, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Cambridge, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 APR 2007
  2. Published Print: 26 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471925521

Online ISBN: 9780470185834



  • micro- and nanotechnologies application;
  • piezoresistive detection;
  • protein arrays and biosensing applications


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Classes of Biosensors

  • Types of In Vitro Diagnostics

  • In Vivo Diagnostics

  • Current and Emerging Clinical Applications of Micro- and Nanoscale Biosensors

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References