Molecules and Cells

, Volume 36, Issue 6, pp 477–484 | Cite as

Recent advances in nanobiotechnology and high-throughput molecular techniques for systems biomedicine

  • Eung-Sam Kim
  • Eun Hyun Ahn
  • Euiheon Chung
  • Deok-Ho Kim


Nanotechnology-based tools are beginning to emerge as promising platforms for quantitative high-throughput analysis of live cells and tissues. Despite unprecedented progress made over the last decade, a challenge still lies in integrating emerging nanotechnology-based tools into macroscopic biomedical apparatuses for practical purposes in biomedical sciences. In this review, we discuss the recent advances and limitations in the analysis and control of mechanical, biochemical, fluidic, and optical interactions in the interface areas of nanotechnologybased materials and living cells in both in vitro and in vivo settings.


bioimaging microarray microfluidics nanomaterials nanotechnology next generation DNA sequencing quantum dot 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eung-Sam Kim
    • 1
    • 2
  • Eun Hyun Ahn
    • 3
    • 4
  • Euiheon Chung
    • 2
    • 5
  • Deok-Ho Kim
    • 1
    • 4
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of BioengineeringUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA
  2. 2.Department of Medical System EngineeringGwangju Institute of Science and TechnologyGwangjuKorea
  3. 3.Department of Pathology, School of MedicineUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA
  4. 4.Institute of Stem Cell and Regenerative MedicineUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA
  5. 5.School of MechatronicsGwangju Institute of Science and TechnologyGwangjuKorea
  6. 6.Center for Cardiovascular BiologyUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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