Biomedical Applications of Nanomaterials: Diagnosis and Therapy of Thrombotic Disorders
Keywords:Thrombus, biosensor, photothermal therapy, platelet-derived microparticles.
We have employed unique properties of carbon-based as well as metallic nanomaterials to develop diagnostic / therapeutic devices targeted against thrombotic disorders. We have designed a novel graphene-based biosensor that can detect individuals with high coronary risk. Further, we describe an innovative strategy to ablate pathological thrombus in situ employing near-infrared laser-irradiated gold nanorods (photothermal therapy).
Keywords: Thrombus, biosensor, photothermal therapy, platelet-derived microparticles.
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