Editors: "Han-Sheng Chuang", "Yi-Ping Ho"

Series Title: Frontiers in Nanobiotechnology

Advances in Biosensing Technology for Medical Diagnosis

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Library License: US $396
ISBN: 978-981-14-6476-8 (Print)
ISBN: 978-981-14-6480-5 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2020
DOI: 10.2174/97898114648051200101

Introduction

Biosensing technology is rapidly flourishing in recent years due to the advancement of bio-MEMS/NEMS. However, the booming development of biosensors has not been very well addressed to the unmet clinical needs. Advances in Biosensing Technology for Medical Diagnosis initiates a headway into the realm of cutting-edge diagnostic tools which are expected to become routine clinical practice. This book aims to broaden the readers’ horizon and guide them in tailoring different biosensing techniques for specific diagnostic procedures.

Key Features:

  1. -12 chapters cover several aspects of biosensing technologies including working principles and clinical validations
  2. -highlights the state-of-the-art biosensing technology developed in all fields
  3. -provides information about specific applications of novel biosensors used in clinical diagnosis
  4. -provides step-by-step guidance of microfabrication for biosensors
  5. -focuses on bridging the gap between the scientific and the clinical communities
  6. -provides information about the diagnostic applications of biosensors for different diseases (including infectious diseases and neurodegenerative diseases).
  7. -covers Information about unconventional nano/microfluidic biosensor systems
  8. -features contributions from renowned experts in the field of biomedical engineering

Advances in Biosensing Technology for Medical Diagnosis serves as a reference for healthcare providers and biomedical engineers who are interesting in biosensing techniques in medicine. The information provided in this reference will also benefit healthcare policymakers who are interested in new technologies that can impact the delivery of diagnostic services in healthcare systems.

Reviews

Review 1
"This book covers themes about biosensing technologies from theory to practice, which may interest a broad spectrum of readers with different levels. The state-of-the-art technologies, which are especially strongly focused on clinical practice, can certainly inspire people to explore the emerging fields. I believe this book will be truly worth your time for reading." - Man Bock Gu, Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Korea University

Review 2
"With an aging population and increased incidence of infectious diseases such as COVID-19, our society faces an urgent need of improved health care systems. Advanced biosensing technologies for high-precision medical diagnosis play an important role to achieve this goal. Advances in Biosensing Technologies for Medical Diagnosis addresses the fundamentals and the latest developments in the technologies and medical applications of biosensors with chapters contributed by many experts in the field. It is a very useful and timely reference for researchers and health care providers who are interested in new biomarker detection methods." - Ly James Lee, Emeritus Helen C. Kurtz Chair Professor, The Ohio State University, USA

Review 3
"Excellent and timely for the biosensing community." - Tony Jun Huang, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University, USA

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