Chapter 9

Electrospun Nanofibers in Drug Delivery

Fabrication, Advances, and Biomedical Applications

Vibhuti Agraharia, Vivek Agraharia, Jianing Menga, and Ashim K. Mitra     University of Missouri–Kansas City, Kansas City, MO, United States

Abstract

Nanotechnology is an expanding and exciting technology. It has emerged as a vital scientific and commercial engine providing global economic benefits. With expanding knowledge of nanomaterials manufacturing techniques, research groups around the globe are focused more on the preparation of novel nanomaterials for various applications. Among the various techniques reported in the literature, electrospinning has gathered significant momentum due to its ability to fabricate nanostructures with unique properties ...

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