Tailored Gold Nanoparticles for Cancer Imaging and Therapy

Materials International, 2019, 1, 1, 0013-0024, https://doi.org/10.33263/Materials11.013024 Mădălina Elena David1,*, Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu2 National Research & Development Institute for Chemistry and Petrochemistry–ICECHIM, 202 Splaiul Independentei, Sector 6, Bucharest 060021, Romania Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, Politehnica University of Bucharest, 060042 Bucharest, Romania *  Correspondence: madalina.e.david@gmail.com Abstract: In recent years, nanomedicine focused on the development of functional AuNPs for biomedical imaging, attributed to the intriguing optical properties of these nanoparticles, which are discussed in this review. Moreover, are presented the most important in vivo diagnostic techniques which have benefited …

Innovative biomaterials in bone tissue engineering

Materials International 2019, 1, 1, 0002 -0012, https://doi.org/10.33263/Materials11.002012 Denisa-Alexandra Florea 1, Ecaterina Andronescu 1, Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu 1,* 1   Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, Politehnica University of Bucharest, 060042 Bucharest, Romania *  Correspondence: alexandru.grumezescu@upb.ro Abstract: Currently, the transplant crisis is one of the main concerns in the healthcare systems all over the world, the lack of donors and the persons which are on the waiting list for a transplant being higher from year to year. The diseases at the bone tissue level are affecting about 75M in USA, Europe …