Special Issue "Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology: Novel Approaches"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 January 2016)
Dr. Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
Department of Science and Engineereing of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, Politehnica University of Bucharest, RO-011061, Bucharest, Romania
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Interests: synthesis and characterization of nanobiomaterials; pharmaceutical nanotechnology; drug targeting; drug delivery; anti-biofilm surfaces; nanomodified surfaces; thin films; natural products
Due to the rapid development of nanostructures with biological applications, most of them with a great impact on the treatment of various diseases, this Special Issue of Molecules, "Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology: Novel Approaches," aims to provide an up to date and comprehensive overview of the fabrication, characterization, and current applications of smart nanoarchitectonics. Both bottom up and top down approaches intended to enrich the knowledge and applicative potential of this recent field are welcome.
The Special Issue scope is broad and includes the following areas: bioceramics, nanoparticles, biopolymers, liposomes, hybrid materials, nanocomposites, scaffolds, bio-printing, biomimetic nanomaterials, drug delivery and controlled release nanoshuttles, nano-functionalized surfaces, etc.
Considering the great interest regarding the development of personalized therapeutic and explorative approaches to efficiently coping with severe diseases, this Special Issue is expected to have an important scientific and applicative contribution on the field of molecular pharmaceutics.
Dr. Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
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