This book provides that knowledge needed to introduce individuals to the most important research and content on nanotoxicology in nanobiomedicine. Nanotechnology is helping to considerably improve, even revolutionize many technology and industry sectors: information technology, homeland security, medicine, transportation, energy, food safety, and environmental science, among many others. There is an urgent need for a general reference textbook that presents the most recent information on the toxicity and its effects in all these sectors, biomedicine in particular. It includes historical information, nanotoxicology by subject area and or disease, sources of nanomaterials, drug delivery systems and more. Scientists, researchers, and students in all fields that use nanotechnology will find this book essential reading.
P. K. Gupta is an internationally known toxicologist with more than 56 years of experience in the field of teaching, research, and research management in the field of toxicology. To his credit, Dr. Gupta has several books and book chapters (John Wiley & Sons; Elsevier, Academic Press; Merck & Co., Mariel Limited; Springer Nature; etc.) as well as scientific research publications (765) published in national and international peer-reviewed journals of repute. He has been a book review editor at Marcel Dekker, New York; an expert member consultant and advisor to WHO, Geneva; a consultant at the United Nations FAO, Rome, and IAEA, Vienna. He has been the founder and past president of the Society of Toxicology of India; founder, director, and member of the nominating committee of the International Union of Toxicology; and founder and editor-in-chief of the peer-reviewed PUBMED-indexed scientific journal Toxicology International. In addition, Dr. Gupta has also been the biographer for several editions of WHO¿s WHO from all over the world, including Marquis WHO¿s WHO (USA), IBC (UK), and other leading publications of the world. His name appears in the UP Book of Records and Limca Book of Records for his unique scientific contribution in toxicology. At present, Dr. Gupta has been a former Chief of the Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Indian Veterinary Research Institute. Presently he is the director of the Toxicology Consulting Group and president of the Academy of Sciences for Animal Welfare.