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By Hanjoong Jo, Ho-Wook Jun, Jennifer Shin, SangHoon Lee

This booklet presents readers with an integrative evaluate of the newest study and advancements within the huge box of biomedical engineering. all the chapters deals a well timed evaluate written by way of prime biomedical engineers and goals at displaying how the convergence of clinical and engineering fields with medication has created a brand new foundation for virtually fixing difficulties pertaining to human future health, health and sickness. whereas many of the newest frontiers of biomedicine, equivalent to neuroscience and regenerative medication, have gotten more and more depending on new rules and instruments from different disciplines, the paradigm shift because of technological suggestions within the fields of knowledge technological know-how, nanotechnology, and robotics is commencing new possibilities in healthcare, along with dramatically altering the methods we really perform technology. even as, a brand new iteration of engineers, fluent in lots of diversified medical “languages,” is growing fullyyt new fields of analysis that technique the “old” questions from a brand new and holistic perspective. The ebook reviews at the clinical revolutions within the box of biomedicine through describing the most recent applied sciences and findings built on the interface among technological know-how and engineering. It addresses scholars, fellows, and college and investigators trying to find new demanding situations within the vast biomedical engineering fields.

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