Nanobiomedicine Journal Launches Special Issue "Nanobiomedicine - Meeting the Needs of Health Care Across the Globe"

October 1, 2014

Nanobiomedicine's journal team announces the launch of a special issue titled Nanobiomedicine - Meeting the Needs of Health Care across the Globe, under the guest editorship of Barbara S. Smith, Harvard University, United States.

The special issue seeks to publish the latest innovative results in the global health spectrum – through solutions tuned for different regions throughout the world; encouraging research that uses new methods of disease diagnosis, including technological and product development for enhanced point-of-care and personalized health care. The primary goal of this special issue is to trigger new market opportunities towards shifting cost and use paradigms.

Dr. Barbara S. Smith is currently a postdoctoral researcher in the Laboratory of Professor George M. Whitesides at Harvard University; and will become a faculty member in the School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering at Arizona State University, in January 2015. By training, she is an experienced biomedical engineer, specializing in tissue engineering, nanotechnology, and low-cost diagnostics. Dr. Smith’s experiences outside of academia has included owning her own company, designing components for military and commercial aircraft engines, working overseas, and traveling to over 45 countries.

Her research aims to provide an effective and inexpensive approach towards meeting the needs of health care across the globe. She is a strong proponent in the beneficial impact of this field of research, in its potential to yield great medical advancements to global health care recipients.

We welcome submissions from both experts in industry and academia to be peer-reviewed and included in the Special Issue. All papers submitted and accepted will be published for free.

For more information in regard to submissions, deadlines and topics of interest, please click here.