Nanotechnology will enable astounding advances in Medicine. U.Va. scientists, engineers, and doctors are working together to realize the potential that the intersection of nanotechnology and biotechnology presents. Researchers are using tools enabled by nanotechnology, utilizing the unique properties of nanoparticles, and developing novel nanostructures to enhance imaging, diagnosis, drug delivery, and tissue engineering. Broad areas under investigation include the study of cancer, heart disease, viruses, detection of biological agents, cellular biology, and regeneration of soft tissue and bone. NanoSTAR faculty with interests in biomedicine are listed below.
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