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Journal of Nanomedicine & Nanotechnology

Open Access
ISSN: 2157-7439

Upcoming Special Issues


Purpose: To publish the most exciting research with respect to the subjects of Journal of Nanomedicine & Nanotechnology and to provide a rapid turn-around time regarding reviewing and publishing, and to disseminate the articles freely for research, teaching and reference purposes.

Special Issue Topics
Special issue entitled: "Translational Nanoscience" has been edited by

Fatih M. Uckun, M.D, Ph.D, is the leader of Developmental Therapeutics Program at the Institute for Pediatric Clinical Research at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. He is a Senior Member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) (“Young Turks”) and an active member of several professional organizations. He earned his doctoral degrees at University of Heidelberg and completed his residency training in pediatrics, fellowship training in hematology/oncology/stem cell transplantation, as well as postdoctoral research training in immunology at the University of Minnesota. After serving at the University of Minnesota as a Professor of Pediatrics/Therapeutic Radiology/Pharmacology and Director of the Biotherapy Institute, Dr. Uckun served as Director of Research at Parker Hughes Institute in Minnesota before joining University of Southern California. Currently, he is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics.


Fatih M Uckun
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
University of Southern California
Tel. 323 361 4268
Fax: 323 361 8765

Special issue entitled: "Nanosensors: Cell Analysis " has been edited by

Bruce Kim is the director of the Sensor Electronics Laboratory in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Alabama, USA. He earned his Ph.D. at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). Currently, he is the associate professor, and Adjunct Professor of Materials Science Engineering in The University of Alabama. He has published over 150 Reviewed papers, and he was author of 3 book chapters. He has teaching experience of more than 15 years. He served as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Design and Test of Computers, associate editor of IEEE Transactions of Advanced Packaging. He served as a reviewer of peer-reviewed journals in the area of nanotechnology, sensors, materials and biomaterials. He organized a one day workshop in ICs in Wireless Communications. He received many awards such as IEEE Meritorious Service Awards and NSF CAREER Award.


Bruce Kim
Associate Professor
Department of ECE
University of Alabama
Tel. 205 348 4972
E-mail: bkim@eng.ua.edu

Special issue entitled: "Carbon Nanotubes: Synthesis & Applications " has been edited by

Dr. IA Levitsky is the Principal Scientist at Emitech Inc Fall River MA USA and Adjunct Assistant Professor in Department of Chemistry, University of Rhode Island RI USA. He earned his PhD in the Institute for Low Temperature Physics 1991 Ukraine He has published more than 40 regular articles one review and he is coauthor of five US patents. His experience includes work at MIT Department of Chemistry from 1997-1999 and Brown University Department of Physics and Engineering 2001. He is reviewer of peer reviewed journals in the area of nanotechnology material science physics


I A Levitsky
Department of Chemistry
University of Rhode Island
Tel. 508 3240 758
Fax: 508 3241 139
E-mail: ilevitsky@emitechinc.com


Dr. Alex V. Vasenkov is Senior Scientist at CFD Research Corporation. He earned his Ph.D. at the Institute of Thermophysics at Russian Academy of Science in 1996. From 1998 until 2003,he was a senior researcher at this institute.In 2001-03 he also worked as a visiting postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Chemistry at the University of British Columbia in Canada and in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of 32 publications in peer-reviewed journals and over 36 presentations at leading scientific conferences. He also authored the chapter entitled “Modeling Nanotube Synthesis: The Multiscale Approach", published in the Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. He was Principal Investigator of peer-reviewed projects funded by NSF, DOE and private companies. He served as a reviewer of peer-reviewed journals in the area of nanomaterials, multi-scale modeling, carbon nanotubes, nanoparticles and rare events dynamics.


Alex V  Vasenkov
CFD Research Corporation
Wynn Drive
Tel. 256 7264 886
Fax: 256 7264 806

Special issue entitled: "Nanotechnology- Targeted Drug Delivery " Released

Dr. Sami Nazzal is a faculty member in the Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences,The University of Louisiana at Monroe, USA. He earned his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, TX. Currently, he is an assistant professor of pharmaceutics. He has several patents to his credit and has published more than thirty peer-reviewed papers, and more than seventy abstracts at regional and national conferences. He has industry and teaching experience of more than eight years. He served as a member of several organizations including the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists and the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. Also, he served as a reviewer on several awards and grant review panels and as a reviewer of peer-reviewed journals in the area of pharmaceutics, nanotechnology, and drug delivery. He received several grants and awards including the Nutramax Research Achievement Award.


Sami M Nazzal
College of Pharmacy
University of Louisiana at Monroe
Tel. 318 3421 726
Fax 318 342 173
E-mail: nazzal@ulm.edu


Dr. Kytai Truong Nguyen has received her Ph.D in 2000 from Rice University. Currently, she is working as Associate Professor in University of Texas at Arlington, USA.


Kytai Truong Nguyen