Special Issue "Nanoparticles in Theranostics"
A special issue of Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 August 2015)
Dr. Subramanian Tamil Selvan
Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), 3 Research Link, 117602, Singapore
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Interests: nanoparticles; quantum dots; synthesis; surface functionalization; optical and magnetic properties; multifunctional nanoparticles; bioimaging; drug delivery; nanomedicine; biomaterials; Tissue Engineering; Personal Care; polymer composites; solar cells
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang J. Parak
Theranostics is a new term which combines therapy and diagnostics. Theranostic nanomedicine is an emerging paradigm, involving the use of nanoparticles or other nanomaterials for diagnostics, imaging, and therapeutic applications. In recent years, much research efforts have been devoted toward the goal of developing different nanoplatforms for theranostic nanomedicine applications. Both polymeric and inorganic nanoparticles have been thoroughly enjoying their uses in the area of biological imaging and therapy.
This Special Issue focuses on the use of emerging polymeric nanoparticles and inorganic nanoparticles (quantum dots, magnetic, upconversion and other graphene nanoparticles) in theranostics applications.
Prof. Dr. Subramanian Tamil Selvan
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang J. Parak
Dr. Pablo del Pino
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- quantum dots
- upconversion nanoparticles
- magnetic nanoparticles
- polymeric nanoparticles