5 November 2006

Call for papers: Nanotechnology for Medical and Surgical Applications


Call for papers: Nanotechnology for Medical and Surgical Applications

A special issue of the International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology (IJBET)

Important Dates:
One page proposal deadline: 28 February, 2007
Paper submission deadline: 31 May, 2007
Review results and notification: 31 August, 2007
Submission of Revised Papers: 31 October, 2007
Final Acceptance of Papers: 15 December, 2007

Guest Editors: Suresh Chalasani, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, USA and Panduranga Rao Koritala, Spark Biotech, USA

Nanotechnology is playing an increasingly major role in the healthcare industry. Examples include the use of nano-particles in cancer therapy and targeted drug delivery systems. Nanotechnology is also widely issued in tissue engineering applications.

This special issue is expected to provide a comprehensive overview of research and implementation issues of nanotechnologies in the medical field and is targeted for an audience of both researchers as well as practitioners. It will highlight key issues relating to medical, diagnostic and surgical applications of nanotechnology.

The papers are expected to discuss the current status and future prospects so that researchers can formulate new research topics related to nanotechnology. Practitioners and business personnel should be able to use the articles published in this special issue to gain foresight on the implementation of nanotechnology.

For more information, please see the Journal Call for Papers website.

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