Bionanotechnology

Much of the work on Bionanotechnology is built around the interactions of nanoparticles with biological materials which range from single molecules an trace toxins to disease tissue and biomedical devices.

Detectors/Sensors

Nanoparticles in detection of biological toxins

C. Elliott   www.qub.ac.uk/aflu

Nanoparticles in blood diagnostics and drug discovery

A.P. de Silva www.ch.qub.ac.uk/imm /html

Nanoparticles detection of biomolecules

S. Bell www.ch.qub.ac.uk/imm/html

Radiotherapy

Application of heavy element nanoparticles to enhance radiotherapy

D. Hirst www.qub.ac.uk/schools/Schoolof Pharmacy/Re search/ResearchClusters/ ExperimentalTherapetics/

Tissue engineering

Nanoparticle additives in bone cements

J.Orr, F. Buchanan, N. Dunn T. McNally

www.qub.ac.uk/mrg/

Nanohydroxyapatite particles for bone tissue engineering and plasmid delivery

G. Dickson www.cir.qub.ac.uk/trg/gd/htm l

G. Walker www.ch.qub.ac.uk/imm/html

High performance nanoparticle composite materials for drug delivery and central nervous system repair

T. McNally www.qub.ac.uk/mrg/

 

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