Emerging Nanomaterials in Drug Delivery and Therapy


Emerging Nanomaterials in Drug Delivery and Therapy

Mahmuda Nargis, Raju Ahmed, Abu Bin Ihsan

Medical science has been influenced in a number of ways by the development of new tools for manipulating materials at the nanoscale. Physicochemical advantages like the greater surface area to mass ratio, ultra-small size, and high level of reactivity have set the nanomaterials apart from bulk materials with the same composition. Due to these unique characteristics, nanomaterials are massively used to get over the drawbacks of traditional medicinal and diagnostic drugs and offer outstanding panoramas. In this chapter, we will focus on the developments of nanomaterials in the fields of drug delivery and disease therapy, with their enormous potential and future prospects.

Nanoparticles, Liposomes, Micelles, Hydrogel, Lipoprotein, Disease Control, Tumor, Medical Science, Diagnostic

Published online 11/15/2022, 27 pages

Citation: Mahmuda Nargis, Raju Ahmed, Abu Bin Ihsan, Emerging Nanomaterials in Drug Delivery and Therapy, Materials Research Foundations, Vol. 135, pp 125-151, 2023

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21741/9781644902172-6

Part of the book on Emerging Nanomaterials and Their Impact on Society in the 21st Century

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