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The exciting advances in nanomedicine in the past two decades highlight the growing need for an authoritative and comprehensive reference that can be relied upon by scientists, clinicians, academics, industry, students, lawyers, and policy-makers alike. With this in mind, the Handbook of Clinical Nanomedicine: Law, Business, Regulation, Safety, and Risk and its related companion volumes in the series aim to provide a broad survey of interconnected topics pertaining to clinical nanomedicine. This is the second volume in the series. Each volume is intended to be a stand‐alone reference source, presented in a user-friendly format for easy access. This volume examines nanomedical products’ entire "product life cycle" from the creation of nanomedical products to the final market introduction. It not only provides a comprehensive roadmap of basic and clinical research but also tackles critical topics such as regulatory science, intellectual property law, risk analysis, toxicology, nano-characterization, and commercialization activities. All chapters contain keywords, figures in full color, author biographies, and an extensive list of references. The handbook is truly essential reading for the novice and the expert alike in fields such as medicine, law, biotechnology, pharmaceutical sciences, engineering, policy, future studies, ethics, licensing, and toxicology, among others. While bridging the gap between basic biomedical research, engineering, medicine, law, and commercialization, the handbook allows readers to gain a thorough understanding of nano’s potential to address medical problems from both the patient and the health provider’s point of view; current applications and potential in a healthcare setting; regulatory, environment, and health issues; and intellectual property, licensing, and commercialization issues as well as business considerations. The editor and assistant editors have skillfully curated each chapter to reflect the most relevant and current information possible. The range of topics covered as well as the diverse selection of distinguished authors is truly impressive. The multidisciplinary approach of this handbook as well as its focus on not only scientific and technical aspects of nanomedicine but also legal, regulatory, policy, and commercial aspects will attract a global audience. In short, the Handbook of Clinical Nanomedicine: Law, Business, Regulation, Safety, and Risk promises to be a standard reference for any serious practitioner in this expansive field.