6. Polymeric Nanoparticles and Nanopore Membranes for Controlled Drug and Gene Delivery

  1. Kenneth E. Gonsalves3,
  2. Craig R. Halberstadt4,5,
  3. Cato T. Laurencin6,7 and
  4. Lakshmi S. Nair6
  1. Jingjiao Guan1,
  2. Hongyan He2,
  3. Bo Yu2 and
  4. L. James Lee2

Published Online: 11 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470185834.ch6

Biomedical Nanostructures

Biomedical Nanostructures

How to Cite

Guan, J., He, H., Yu, B. and Lee, L. J. (2007) Polymeric Nanoparticles and Nanopore Membranes for Controlled Drug and Gene Delivery, 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.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

    Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, USA

  3. 5

    Tengion, Inc., Winston Salem, NC, USA

  4. 6

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

  5. 7

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center for Affordable Nanoengineering of Polymeric Biomedical Devices, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

  2. 2

    NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center for Affordable Nanoengineering of Polymeric Biomedical Devices, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471925521

Online ISBN: 9780470185834

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Keywords:

  • drug/gene delivery system;
  • drug-loaded nanogel particles;
  • nanopore-based sustained drug delivery devices

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Nanoparticles for Drug/Gene Delivery

  • Nanopore Membranes for Drug Delivery

  • Electrospun Polymeric Nanofibers (EPNFs) for Drug Delivery

  • Conclusions

  • References