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Opinion on the Ethical Aspects of Nanomedicine

Authors: European Commission,European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies to the European Commission
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: Opinion of the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies of the European Commission. The opinion paper advocates the need to verify the safety on nanomedical products, and ensure that nanomedical devices are properly ...
Year: 2007
URL: http://ec.europa.eu/european_group_ethics/activities/docs/opinion_21_nano_en.pdf

Biblio - csep - 05/06/2010 - 11:55

Better safe than sorry: Understanding the toxicological properties of inorganic nanoparticles manufactured for biomedical applications.

Authors: Fadeel, B. ; Garcia-Bennett A. E.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews
Abstract: Reviews the potential uses of nanoparticles for biomedical applications such as medical imaging and drug delivery, as well as research currently being done to assess the potential toxicities of these novel materials. ...
Year: 2010
URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19900497?dopt=Abstract
DOI:
10.1016/j.addr.2009.11.008

Biblio - csep - 05/14/2010 - 11:43

Knowledge transfer from citizens panels to regulatory bodies in the domain of nano-enabled medical applications

Authors: Evers, Johan ; D'Silva, Joel
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Innovation: The European Journal of Social Sciences
Abstract: The article examines the outcomes of a Flemish technology assessment project called "Nanotechnologies for Tomorrows Society" which invited members of the public to a citizens panel where they discussed the potential impact nanotechn...
Year: 2009
DOI: 10.1080/13511610902770685

Biblio - csep - 06/09/2010 - 10:11

Microsystems and nanoscience for biomedical applications : a view to the future

Authors: Pilarski, Linda M. ; Mehta, Michael D. ; Caulfield, Timothy
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Bulletin of Science, Technology, and Society
Abstract: Article discusses some of the possible applications of nanotechnology and microsystems, heath care delivery, and some of the related ethical issues. For many of these predicted advancements in disease diagnosis and prevention, a lar...
Year: 2004
URL: http://www.nanoandsociety.com/ourlibrary/documents/pilarski-mehta-feb2004.pdf

Biblio - csep - 06/11/2010 - 10:43

Minimal-invasive und nanoskalige Therapien von Gehirnerkrankungen: eine medizinethische Diskussion

Authors: Nordmann, Alfred ; Muller, Sabine ; Schummer, Joachim ; Schwarz, Astrid E.
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Secondary Title: Nanotechnologein im Kontext
Abstract: Modern medical technologies open new opportunities for the effective treatment of brain diseases and injuries. But since each intervention into the brain bears the risk of changing the personality of the patient, there are some ethi...
Year: 2006
URL: http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CBIQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.zit.tu-darmstadt.de%2Fcipp%2Ftudzit%2Flib%2Fall%2Flob%2Freturn_download%2Cticket%2Cguest%2Fbid%2C1289%2Fcheck_table%2Cit_chap_downl_embed%2F_%2Fmueller.pdf&ei=J2gSTL30JYmsM9

Biblio - csep - 06/11/2010 - 11:53

Minimal-invasive und nanoskalige Therapien von Gehirnerkrankungen: eine medizinethische Diskussion

Authors: Nordmann, Alfred ; Muller, Sabine ; Schummer, Joachim ; Schwarz, Astrid E.
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Secondary Title: Nanotechnologein im Kontext
Abstract: Modern medical technologies open new opportunities for the effective treatment of brain diseases and injuries. But since each intervention into the brain bears the risk of changing the personality of the patient, there are some ethi...
Year: 2006
URL: http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CBIQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.zit.tu-darmstadt.de%2Fcipp%2Ftudzit%2Flib%2Fall%2Flob%2Freturn_download%2Cticket%2Cguest%2Fbid%2C1289%2Fcheck_table%2Cit_chap_downl_embed%2F_%2Fmueller.pdf&ei=J2gSTL30JYmsM9

Biblio - csep - 06/11/2010 - 11:53

Missing the boat on nanoethics

Authors: White, Gladys B.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: American Journal of Bioethics
Abstract: A discussion of Fritz Allhoff's article "The Coming Era of Nanomedicine" appearing in the same issue of the American Journal of Bioethics. ...
Year: 2009
DOI: 10.1080/15265160903162642

Biblio - csep - 06/11/2010 - 11:57

Nano-based drugs and medical devices : FDA's track record

Authors: Strickland, Cindy H.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: nanotechnology Law and Business
Abstract: This article looks at several medical products and drugs containing engineered nanomaterials that have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), discusses the nature and extent of their FDA reviews, and makes som...
Year: 2007

Biblio - csep - 06/14/2010 - 11:29

Nanofrontiers : Visions for the future of nantoechnology

Authors: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies ; Schmidt, Karen
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: Report summarizes interdisciplinary discussions among more then fifty scientists, engineers, ethicists, policy makers and other experts on the long-term potential of nanotechnology. Report summarizes discussions on current and futur...
Year: 2007
URL: http://www.nanotechproject.org/publications/archive/nanofrontiers_visions_for_future/

Biblio - csep - 06/15/2010 - 16:21

Nanomedicine

Authors: NanoBio-RAISE
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This briefing paper published by NanoBio-RAISE looks at some of the present and future uses of nanotechnology in medicine. After discussing some of the potential applications of nanotechnology in medicine and a definition of the ter...
Year: 2008
URL: http://files.nanobio-raise.org/Downloads/Nanomedicine-fullweb.pdf

Biblio - csep - 06/17/2010 - 10:45

Nanomedicine and Nanomedical Ethics

Authors: Sandler, Ronald
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: The American Journal of Bioethics
Abstract: The article presents the author's perspectives on nanomedical ethics and nanomedicine. The author states that medical technologies influence patient-physician relationships, organizational designs and how treatment and diagnosis are...
Year: 2009
DOI: 10.1080/15265160902995117

Biblio - csep - 06/17/2010 - 10:52

Nanomedicine : Poverty and Medicine

Authors: Invernizzi, Noela ; Foladori, Guillermo
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Development
Abstract: Article explores the technical and social barriers that will likely hinder the benefits offered by nanomedicine from reaching the poor. Though there is currently much optimism that nanotechnology will offer new chances for improving...
Year: 2006
URL: http://www.nanoandsociety.com/ourlibrary/documents/Nano_Poverty-Invernizzi.pdf

Biblio - csep - 06/17/2010 - 14:19

Nanomedicine: nanotechnology for health. European Technology Platform strategic research agenda for nanomedicine

Authors: European Technology Platform on NanoMedicine
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This research agenda looks at some of the medical needs that could potentially be addressed by future medical nanotechnology applications, discusses some current developments in the fields of diagnostics, targeted drug delivery, and...
Year: 2006
URL: http://files.nanobio-raise.org/Downloads/etpnsra.pdf

Biblio - csep - 06/17/2010 - 14:22

Nanomedicine: An unresolved regulatory issue.

Authors: Chan, Vivian S W
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Regulatory toxicology and pharmacology : RTP
Abstract: Nanomedicine is a science that uses nanotechnology to maintain and improve human health at the molecular scale. Current and potential applications of nanotechnology in medicine range from research involving diagnostic devices, drug ...
Year: 2006
DOI: 10.1016/j.yrtph.2006.04.009

Biblio - csep - 06/17/2010 - 14:29

Nanomedicine–emerging or re-emerging ethical issues? A discussion of four ethical themes

Authors: Lenk, Christian ; Biller-Andorno, Nikola
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy
Abstract: Nanomedicine plays a prominent role among emerging technologies. The spectrum of potential applications is as broad as it is promising. It includes the use of nanoparticles and nanodevices for diagnostics, targeted drug delivery in ...
Year: 2007
DOI: 10.1007/s11019-006-9014-6

Biblio - csep - 06/17/2010 - 14:31

Nanomedicine: Techniques, Potentials, and Ethical Implications

Authors: Ebbesen, Mette ; Jensen, Thomas G.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Abstract: Paper considers the use and potentials of emerging nanoscience techniques in medicine such as nanosurgery, tissue engineering, and targeted drug delivery, and discusses the ethical questions that these techniques raise, including th...
Year: 2006
DOI: 10.1155/JBB/2006/51516

Biblio - csep - 06/17/2010 - 14:32

Nanosilver: a nanoproduct in medical application.

Authors: Chen, X ; Schluesener, H J
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Toxicology letters
Abstract: This article discusses some of the medical uses of nanosilver, and then discusses the general characteristics of silver nanoparticles, ways they can enter the human body, and then reviews studies done on the particle's interactions ...
Year: 2008
DOI: 10.1016/j.toxlet.2007.10.004

Biblio - csep - 06/23/2010 - 10:06

Nanosilver disinfects - but at what price?

Authors: Raloff, Janet
Publication Type: Web Article
Secondary Title: Science News - Science & the Public Blog
Abstract: This blog entry discusses the use of silver nanoparticles in consumer and medical products, and outlines some recent studies on their benefits to human health, and also their potential toxicity to humans and the environment. Though ...
Year: 2008
URL: http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/38913/title/Nanosilver_Disinfects_%E2%80%94_But_at_What_Price%3F

Biblio - csep - 06/29/2010 - 13:17

Nanotechnological medical devices and nanopharmaceuticals: the European regulatory framework and research needs.

Authors: Rickerby, D G
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology
Abstract: This article looks at how the European regulatory framework works in reference to nanotechnology based medical devices and medicinal products. The author found that existing regulations seem to be adequate to manage the risks of nan...
Year: 2007

Biblio - csep - 06/30/2010 - 09:51

Nanotechnologie in der Medizin als Gegenstand ethischer Reflexion: Problemfelder, Herausforderungen, Implikationen

Authors: Nordmann, Alfred ; Baurmgartner, Christoph ; Schwartz, Astrid E. ; Schummer, Joachim
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Secondary Title: Nanotechnologein im Kontext
Abstract: The article provides an overview of the most important ethical issues of nanotechnological developments in medicine. Whether or not there are ethical issues that are specific to nanotechnology is cautiously answered in the negative:...
Year: 2006
URL: http://www.zit.tu-darmstadt.de/cipp/tudzit/lib/all/lob/return_download,ticket,guest/bid,1287/check_table,it_chap_downl_embed/_/baumgartner.pdf

Biblio - csep - 07/01/2010 - 10:42

Nanotechnology: The coming revolution and its implications for consumers, clinicians, and informatics

Authors: Staggers, Nancy ; McCasky, Teresa ; Brazelton, Nancy ; Kennedy, Rosemary
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Nursing Outlook
Abstract: This article reviews some of the current and potential uses of nanotechnology in health care, and seeks to give nurses a better understanding of some of the capabilities and limitations of nanomaterials. The article first gives a br...
Year: 2008
DOI: 10.1016/j.outlook.2008.06.004

Biblio - csep - 07/09/2010 - 11:57

Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Going Small Means Aiming Big

Authors: Kumar Teli, Mahesh ; Mutalik, Srinivas ; Rajanikant, G.K.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Current Pharmaceutical Design
Abstract: This review article provides a integrated overview of the application of nanotechnology based molecular diagnostics and drug delivery in the development of nanomedicine, and identifies critical gaps in our knowledge of nanotoxicity ...
Year: 2010
DOI: 10.2174/138161210791208992

Biblio - csep - 07/12/2010 - 14:39

Nanotechnology and the Developing World: Lab-on-Chip Technology for Health and Environmental Applications

Authors: Mehta, M. D.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society
Abstract: In this paper, Mehta discusses some of the potential benefits nanotechnology may have for the developing world, especially lab-on-chip technology. This is a kind of technology that allows rapid diagnostics to be done on a chip small...
Year: 2008
DOI: 10.1177/0270467608322537

Biblio - csep - 07/12/2010 - 16:09

Nanotechnology and the ethical conduct of research involving human subjects.

Authors: Sheremeta, Lorraine
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Health law review
Abstract: Article looks at the use of human subjects in nanotechnology research and Canada's Tri-Council Policy Statement on the Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS). The author discusses the potential impact that nanotechnolo...
Year: 2004

Biblio - csep - 07/12/2010 - 16:24

Nanotechnology-based systems for the treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS.

Authors: das Neves, José ; Amiji, Mansoor M ; Bahia, Maria Fernanda ; Sarmento, Bruno
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Advanced drug delivery reviews
Abstract: This article discusses some recent advances in drug delivery advances in the field of nanotechnology-based systems for the treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS, especially in the area of antiretroviral drug targeting to HIV reservoi...
Year: 2010

Biblio - csep - 07/22/2010 - 14:06