5. Nanomaterials for Management of Lung Disorders and Drug Delivery

  1. Ashutosh Tiwari and
  2. Atul Tiwari
  1. Jyothi U. Menon1,2,
  2. Aniket S. Wadajkar1,2,
  3. Zhiwei Xie1,2 and
  4. Kytai T. Nguyen1,2

Published Online: 18 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118644591.ch5

Nanomaterials in Drug Delivery, Imaging, and Tissue Engineering

Nanomaterials in Drug Delivery, Imaging, and Tissue Engineering

How to Cite

Menon, J. U., Wadajkar, A. S., Xie, Z. and Nguyen, K. T. (2013) Nanomaterials for Management of Lung Disorders and Drug Delivery, in Nanomaterials in Drug Delivery, Imaging, and Tissue Engineering (eds A. Tiwari and A. Tiwari), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118644591.ch5

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Bioengineering, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas Southwestern, Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 FEB 2013
  2. Published Print: 4 FEB 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118290323

Online ISBN: 9781118644591

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Keywords:

  • Nanomaterials;
  • nanoparticles;
  • pulmonary drug delivery;
  • targeting;
  • lung diseases;
  • cancer

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Lung Structure and Physiology

  • Common Lung Diseases and Treatment Methods

  • Types of Nanoparticles (NPs)

  • Methods for Pulmonary Delivery

  • Targeting Mechanisms

  • Therapeutic Agents Used for Delivery

  • Applications

  • Design Considerations of NPs

  • Current Challenges and Future Outlook