ZiMT Journal Club October 2021: PD Dr. Rainer Tietze / Iron oxide nanoparticles for diagnostic and therapy of bloodstream infections

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PD Dr. Rainer Tietze, Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic, University Hospital of Erlangen

Research in nanomedicine spans a multitude of areas, including drug delivery, pathogen identification, diagnostic and imaging tools, high-throughput screening platforms, etc. Many of these developments are starting to be translated into viable clinical products. Superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPIONs) are being tested as useful tools in several of these biomedical applications.