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Biomaterial Mechanics


Heather N. Hayenga, Helim Aranda-Espinoza
May 25, 2017

This book describes the fundamental knowledge of mechanics and its application to biomaterials. An overivew of computer modeling in biomaterials is offered and multiple fields where biomaterials are used are reviewed with particular emphasis to the importance of the mechanical properties of biomater...

Basic Transport Phenomena in Biomedical Engineering, Fourth Edition


Ronald L. Fournier
August 28, 2017

This will be a substantial revision of a good selling text for upper division/first graduate courses in biomedical transport phenomena, offered in many departments of biomedical and chemical engineering. Each chapter will be updated accordingly, with new problems and examples incorporated where appr...

Dosimetry in Bioelectromagnetics


Marko Markov
May 11, 2017

Dosimetry refers to the calculation and assessment of the radiation dose received by the human body. The proposed book will place emphasis on the existence of physical and biophysical dosimetry. It will be discussed for the proper description and evaluation of the signal at the power generation syst...

Quantum Information and Consciousness: A Gentle Introduction

Danko D. Georgiev
December 15, 2017

"I loved the book! This book is not just interesting, it is exciting. I have probably read every significant book in the field, and this is the strongest and most convincing one yet. It is also one of the most comprehensive in its explanations. I shall most certainly recommend the book to...

Applied Surrogate Endpoint Evaluation Methods with SAS and R

Ariel Alonso, Theophile Bigirumurame, Tomasz Burzykowski, Marc Buyse, Geert Molenberghs, Leacky Muchene, Nolen Joy Perualila, Ziv Shkedy, Wim Van der Elst
December 13, 2017

An important factor that affects the duration, complexity and cost of a clinical trial is the endpoint used to study the treatment’s efficacy. When a true endpoint is difficult to use because of such factors as long follow-up times or prohibitive cost, it is sometimes possible to use a surrogate...

Mysteries in Muscle Contraction: Evidence against Current Dogmas

Haruo Sugi
December 13, 2017

This book explores the author’s wide-ranging work on muscle research, which spans more than 50 years. It delves into the dogmas of muscle contraction: how the models were constructed and what was overlooked during the process, including their resulting shortcomings. The text stimulates general...

Food Toxicology: Current Advances and Future Challenges

Ashish Sachan, Suzanne Hendrich
December 12, 2017

This volume covers a selection of important research in the multifaceted field of food toxicology. With more than seven billion people in the world today and counting, advances in food toxicology have a direct bearing on food safety issues that are of concern to all humanity for the foreseeable...

Big Data in Omics and Imaging: Association Analysis

Momiao Xiong
December 09, 2017

Big Data in Omics and Imaging: Association Analysis addresses the recent development of association analysis and machine learning for both population and family genomic data in sequencing era. It is unique in that it presents both hypothesis testing and a data mining approach to holistically...

Cellular Patterns

Antonio Siber, Primoz Ziherl
December 07, 2017

The mechanics underlying the form and structure of biological tissues is being increasingly investigated and appreciated, with new results appearing at a fast pace. Cellular Patterns covers the salient elements of this thriving field of research in a textbook style, including both historic landmark...

Medical Biostatistics, Fourth Edition

Abhaya Indrayan, Rajeev Kumar Malhotra
December 06, 2017

Encyclopedic in breadth, yet practical and concise, Medical Biostatistics, Fourth Edition focuses on the statistical aspects ofmedicine with a medical perspective, showing the utility of biostatistics as a tool to manage many medical uncertainties. This edition includes more topics in order to fill...

Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook, Second Edition

Stefano Federici, Marcia Scherer
December 05, 2017

Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook, Second Edition, proposes an international ideal model for the assistive technology assessment process, outlining how this model can be applied in practice to re-conceptualize the phases of an assistive technology delivery system according to the...

Modern Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology, Second Edition

Nduka Okafor, Benedict C. Okeke
December 04, 2017

The field of industrial microbiology involves a thorough knowledge of the microbial physiology behind the processes in the large-scale, profit-oriented production of microbe-related goods which are the subject of the field. In recent times a paradigm shift has occurred, and a molecular...

Natural Biomarkers for Cellular Metabolism: Biology, Techniques, and Applications

Vladimir V. Ghukasyan, Ahmed A. Heikal
November 30, 2017

From the Lab to Clinical Settings—Advances in Quantitative, Noninvasive Optical Diagnostics Noninvasive fluorescence imaging techniques, novel fluorescent labels, and natural biomarkers are revolutionizing our knowledge of cellular processes, signaling and metabolic pathways, the underlying...

Optical Probes in Biology

Jin Zhang, Sohum Mehta, Carsten Schultz
November 30, 2017

Optical probes, particularly the fluorescent varieties, enable researchers to observe cellular events in real time and with great spatial resolution. Optical Probes in Biology explores the diverse capabilities of these powerful and versatile tools and presents various approaches used to design,...

Imaging for Plastic Surgery

Luca Saba, Warren M. Rozen, Alberto Alonso-Burgos, Diego Ribuffo
November 30, 2017

Preoperative imaging is increasingly being adopted for preoperative planning in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Accurate preoperative analysis can reduce the length of operations and maximize surgical design and dissection techniques. Imaging for Plastic Surgery covers the techniques,...