Progressive Innovations in Advanced Functional Materials for Emerging Bio-electronics, Drugs Sensing and Healthcare
In recent years, materials science has seen remarkable advancements, yielding novel functional materials applied in various industries, including biology, healthcare, and bioelectronics. This communication paper highlights advanced functional materials’ significant contributions in biological and bio-electronic applications. It showcases drug delivery systems, tissue engineering scaffolds, biosensors, bio-imaging agents, neural interfaces, and wearable health monitoring devices. In medicine, these materials enable targeted and sustained drug release, transforming treatments for diseases. In tissue engineering, they promote tissue regeneration and repair. Enhanced biosensor sensitivity and selectivity enable rapid disease detection. In bioelectronics, materials like conducting polymers, graphene, and nanocomposites facilitate neural interface applications and wearable health monitoring devices. Despite challenges, the future prospects are promising, revolutionizing healthcare with personalized therapies and advancing regenerative medicine. These materials bridge materials science and biology, unlocking possibilities for the future.