Usos terapéuticos de nanomateriales y nanopartículas

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Marcela Gómez Garzón


La síntesis de nanomateriales y nanopartículas para usos médicos ha llevado a la generación de la nanomedicina, rama de la nanotecnología que permite diagnosticar, tratar y prevenir enfermedades y traumatismos, aliviar el dolor, preservar y mejorar la salud humana utilizando herramientas y conocimientos moleculares del cuerpo humano. Este artículo revisa las aplicaciones actuales y futuras de los nanomateriales en áreas biomédicas y presenta los riesgos de toxicidad que se podrían generar por su uso

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