Nano Revolution: Smart Therapeutics Unleash with Nanomaterials

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37285/ijpsn.2024.17.2.1

Authors

  • Bikash Medhi Professor, Department of Pharmacology
  • Shiv Charan Junior Research Fellow, Department of Pharmacology, PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • Rahul Soloman Singh Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Pharmacology, PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • Gladson David Masih PhD Fellow, Department of Pharmacology, PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • Benjamin Suroy Pharmacovigilance Associate, Department of Pharmacology, PGIMER, Chandigarh

Abstract

Nanotechnology explores substances and technologies organized at the nanoscale level, measuring one billionth of a meter in at least one dimension. This field of study encompasses both science and engineering1. At these scales, the individual molecules and interacting groups of molecules play a crucial role in determining the bulk macroscopic properties of materials or devices. The ability to manage the fundamental molecular structure grants control over the macroscopic chemical and physical properties2. In the realms of physiology and medicine, there are intriguing applications involving substances and tools designed to precisely interact with the body at subcellular or molecular dimensions. These advancements hold promise for targeted interventions and therapies, ushering in a new era of precision medicine. This may result in tailored, tissue- and cell-specific clinical applications that aim to maximize therapeutic benefits while minimizing adverse consequences. The scientific and technological dimensions of nanotechnology, are accompanied by an exploration of potential therapeutic applications. It is essential to recognize that nanotechnology does not exist in isolation; rather, it emerges from the synergistic convergence of established disciplines such as biology, chemistry, physics, and materials science. This interdisciplinary approach provides the foundational knowledge necessary for advancing these cutting-edge technologies.

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Keywords:

Nano Revolution, micro electromechanical systems (MEMS), Nanomaterials

Published

2024-03-31

How to Cite

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Bikash Medhi, Charan S, Soloman Singh R, Gladson David Masih, Benjamin Suroy. Nano Revolution: Smart Therapeutics Unleash with Nanomaterials. Scopus Indexed [Internet]. 2024 Mar. 31 [cited 2024 Jun. 14];17(2):7212-6. Available from: http://www.ijpsnonline.com/index.php/ijpsn/article/view/5030

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