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Biomedical engineering

See below for a selection of the latest books from Biomedical engineering category. Presented with a red border are the Biomedical engineering books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Biomedical engineering books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Quantitative Bioimaging

Quantitative Bioimaging

Quantitative bioimaging is a broad interdisciplinary field that exploits tools from biology, chemistry, optics, and statistical data analysis for the design and implementation of investigations of biological processes. Instead of adopting the traditional approach of focusing on just one of the component disciplines, this textbook provides a unique introduction to quantitative bioimaging that presents all of the disciplines in an integrated manner. The wide range of topics covered include basic concepts in molecular and cellular biology, relevant aspects of antibody technology, instrumentation and experimental design in fluorescence microscopy, introductory geometrical optics and diffraction theory, and parameter estimation and information theory for the analysis of stochastic data. Key Features: Comprises four parts, the first of which provides an overview of the topics that are developed from fundamental principles to more advanced levels in the other parts. Presents in the second part an in-depth introduction to the relevant background in molecular and cellular biology and in physical chemistry, which should be particularly useful for students without a formal background in these subjects. Provides in the third part a detailed treatment of microscopy techniques and optics, again starting from basic principles. Introduces in the fourth part modern statistical approaches to the determination of parameters of interest from microscopy data, in particular data generated by single molecule microscopy experiments. Uses two topics related to protein trafficking (transferrin trafficking and FcRn-mediated antibody trafficking) throughout the text to motivate and illustrate microscopy techniques. An online appendix providing the background and derivations for various mathematical results presented or used in the text is available at http://www.routledge.com/9781138598980.

Nano-Enabled Medical Applications

Nano-Enabled Medical Applications

Author: Lajos P. Balogh Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/11/2020

This book is the second in a series presenting articles that received the most citations in recent years in nanomedicine. The series is edited by, a prominent nanotechnology researcher and editor-in-chief of Precision Nanomedicine. The theme of the second volume is about nano-enabled medical applications. The 19 articles collected here have already acquired more than 12,500 citations highlighting the importance and professional recognition of the work of these scientists in nanomedicine. The content includes the general overview of the field and a wide variety of applications that have been impossible without nanoscience and nanotechnology.

Imaging from Cells to Animals In Vivo

Imaging from Cells to Animals In Vivo

Author: Margarida Barroso Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/11/2020

Imaging from Cells to Animals In Vivo offers an overview of optical imaging techniques developed over the last two decades to investigate biological processes in live cells and tissues. It comprehensively covers the main imaging approaches used, as well as the application of those techniques to biological investigations in preclinical models. Among the areas covered are cell metabolism, receptor-ligand interactions, membrane trafficking, cell signaling, cell migration, cell adhesion, cytoskeleton and other processes using various molecular optical imaging techniques in living organisms, such as mice and zebrafish. Features Brings together biology and advanced optical imaging techniques to provide an overview of progress and modern methods from microscopy to whole body imaging Fills the need for a comprehensive view of application-driven development and use of new tools to ask new biological questions in the context of a living system. Includes basic chapters on key methods and instrumentation, from fluorescence microscopy and imaging to endoscopy, optical coherence tomography, and super-resolution imaging Discusses approaches at different length scales and biomedical applications to the study of single cell, whole organ, and whole organism behavior. Addresses the impact on discovery, such as cellular function as implicated in human disease, and translational medicine, for example in cancer diagnosis. Addresses the impact on discovery, such as cellular function as implicated in human disease, and translational medicine, for example in cancer diagnosis.

Microfluidics and BioMEMS

Microfluidics and BioMEMS

Author: Tuhin Subhra Santra Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/11/2020

This book compiles cutting-edge research on cell manipulation, separation, and analysis using microfluidics and bio-MEMS. It illustrates the use of micro-robots for biomedical applications, vascularized microfluidic organs-on-a-chip and their applications, as well as DNA gene microarray biochips and their applications. It also elaborates on neuronal cell activity in microfluidic compartments, microvasculature and microarray gene patterning, different physical methods for drug delivery and analysis, micro-/nanoparticle preparation and separation in a micro-/nanofluidic environment, and the potential biomedical applications of micro-/nanoparticles. This book can be used by academic researchers, especially those involved in biomicrofluidics and bio-MEMS, and undergraduate- and graduate-level students of bio-MEMS/bio-NEMS, biomicrofluidics, biomicrofabricatios, micro-/nanofluidics, biophysics, single-cell analysis, bionanotechnology, drug delivery systems, and biomedical microdevices.

Wearable Sensors

Wearable Sensors

Wearable Sensors: Fundamentals, Implementation and Applications has been written by a collection of experts in their field, who each provide you with an understanding of how to design and work with wearable sensors. Together these insights provide the first single source of information on wearable sensors that would be a fantastic addition to the library of any engineers working in this field. Wearable Sensors covers a wide variety of topics associated with development and applications of wearable sensors. It also provides an overview and a coherent summary of many aspects of wearable sensor technology. Both professionals in industries and academic researchers need this package of information in order to learn the overview and each specific technology at the same time. This book includes the most current knowledge on the advancement of light-weight hardware, energy harvesting, signal processing, and wireless communications and networks. Practical problems with smart fabrics, biomonitoring and health informatics are all addressed, plus end user centric design, ethical and safety issues. The new edition is completely reviewed by key figures in the field, who offer authoritative and comprehensive information on the various topics. A new feature for the second edition is the incorporation of key background information on topics to allow the less advanced user access to the field and to make the title more of an auto-didactic book for undergraduates.

Artificial Intelligence to Solve Pervasive Internet of Things Issues

Artificial Intelligence to Solve Pervasive Internet of Things Issues

Artificial Intelligence to Solve Pervasive Internet of Things Issues discusses standards and technologies and wide-ranging technology areas and their applications and challenges, including discussions on architectures, frameworks, applications, best practices, methods and techniques required for integrating AI to resolve IoT issues. Chapters also provide step-by-step measures, practices and solutions to tackle vital decision-making and practical issues affecting IoT technology, including autonomous devices and computerized systems. Such issues range from adopting, mitigating, maintaining, modernizing and protecting AI and IoT infrastructure components such as scalability, sustainability, latency, system decentralization and maintainability. The book enables readers to explore, discover and implement new solutions for integrating AI to solve IoT issues. Resolving these issues will help readers address many real-world applications in areas such as scientific research, healthcare, defense, aeronautics, engineering, social media, and many others.

Cell Instructive Materials to Control and Guide Cell Function

Cell Instructive Materials to Control and Guide Cell Function

Cell Instructive Materials to Control and Guide Cell Function: Programmable Bioactive Interfaces looks at the key determinants of the dynamic interface between cell and materials and how this can be applied in developing new, bioactive biomaterials surfaces. The interface between cell and synthetic materials has attracted considerable scientific and technological interest, leading to the awareness that functional interfaces can actively guide and control specific adhesion and recognitions events.

PPG Signal Analysis

PPG Signal Analysis

Author: Mohamed Elgendi Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/10/2020

This book serves as a current resource for Photoplethysmogram (PPG) signal analysis using MATLAB (R). This technology is critical in the evaluation of medical and diagnostic data utilized in mobile devices. Information and methodologies outlined in the text can be used to learn the empirical and experimental process (including data collection, data analysis, feature extractions, and more) from inception to conclusion. This book also discusses how introduced methodologies can be used and applied as tools that will teach the user how to validate, test, and simulate developed algorithms before implementing and deploying the algorithms on wearable, battery-driven, or point-of-care devices.

Cell Engineering and Regeneration

Cell Engineering and Regeneration

Author: Jeffrey M. Gimble Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/10/2020

This reference work presents the origins of cells for tissue engineering and regeneration, including primary cells, tissue-specific stem cells, pluripotent stem cells and trans-differentiated or reprogrammed cells. There is particular emphasis on current understanding of tissue regeneration based on embryology and evolution studies, including mechanisms of amphibian regeneration. The book covers the use of autologous versus allogeneic cell sources, as well as various procedures used for cell isolation and cell pre-conditioning , such as cell sorting, biochemical and biophysical pre-conditioning, transfection and aggregation. It also presents cell modulation using growth factors, molecular factors, epigenetic approaches, changes in biophysical environment, cellular co-culture and other elements of the cellular microenvironment. The pathways of cell delivery are discussed with respect to specific clinical situations, including delivery of ex vivo manipulated cells via local and systemic routes, as well as activation and migration of endogenous reservoirs of reparative cells. The volume concludes with an in-depth discussion of the tracking of cells in vivo and their various regenerative activities inside the body, including differentiation, new tissue formation and actions on other cells by direct cell-to-cell communication and by secretion of biomolecules.

Computational Modelling of Biomechanics and Biotribology in the Musculoskeletal System

Computational Modelling of Biomechanics and Biotribology in the Musculoskeletal System

Author: Z (Professor of Computational Bioengineering, University of Leeds, UK) Jin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2020

Computational Modelling of Biomechanics and Biotribology in the Musculoskeletal System: Biomaterials and Tissues, Second Edition reviews how a wide range of materials are modeled and applied. Chapters cover basic concepts for modeling of biomechanics and biotribology, the fundamentals of computational modeling of biomechanics in the musculoskeletal system, finite element modeling in the musculoskeletal system, computational modeling from a cells and tissues perspective, and computational modeling of the biomechanics and biotribology interactions, looking at complex joint structures. This book is a comprehensive resource for professionals in the biomedical market, materials scientists and biomechanical engineers, and academics in related fields. This important new edition provides an up-to-date overview of the most recent research and developments involving hydroxyapatite as a key material in medicine and its application, including new content on novel technologies, biomorphic hydroxyapatite and more.

Digital Health

Digital Health

Digital Health: Mobile and Wearable Devices for Participatory Health Applications is a key reference for engineering or clinical professionals who are considering the development or implementation of mobile and wearable solutions in the healthcare domain. The book presents a comprehensive overview of devices and appropriateness for the respective applications. It also explores the ethical, privacy and cybersecurity aspects inherent in networked and mobile technologies. The book also offers expert perspectives on various approaches to the implementation and integration of these devices and applications across all areas of healthcare. The book is designed with a multidisciplinary audience in mind, from software developers and biomedical engineers who are designing these devices, to clinical professionals working with patients and engineers on device testing, human factors design, and user engagement/compliance.

Data Analytics in Biomedical Engineering and Healthcare

Data Analytics in Biomedical Engineering and Healthcare

Author: Kun Chang (Professor, SKK Business School, Sungkyunkwan University) Lee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2020

Data Analytics in Biomedical Engineering and Healthcare explores key applications using data analytics, machine learning, and deep learning in health sciences and biomedical data. The book is useful for those working with big data analytics in biomedical research, medical industries, and medical research scientists. The book covers health analytics, data science, and machine and deep learning applications for biomedical data, covering areas such as predictive health analysis, electronic health records, medical image analysis, computational drug discovery, and genome structure prediction using predictive modeling. Case studies demonstrate big data applications in healthcare using the MapReduce and Hadoop frameworks.