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Special Issue "Advanced Mesoporous Nanomaterials for Potential Use in Healthcare"

A special issue of Materials (ISSN 1996-1944). This special issue belongs to the section "Advanced Nanomaterials".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 November 2019

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Dr. Anthony J. Di Pasqua

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, Binghamton University
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Interests: Chemo- and radio-therapeutics; nanomaterials and formulation

Special Issue Information

Dear colleagues,

As a scientific community, we strive to create and improve therapies to treat disease. If we can enhance the efficacy of a therapeutically-active compound by incorporating it into a biocompatible material and, at the same time, limit its toxicity, this is considered a success. However, the real success is getting such materials translated into the clinic. The ability of materials to target disease and control-release their cargo give healthcare providers the ability to improve compliance and health outcomes.

Mesoporous nanomaterials have been an exciting type of material to explore, but to ensure that our work can move into the clinic, we need to ensure biocompatibility and the improved performance of therapies. Thus, I invite you my colleagues to submit an article for review and potential publication in this Special Issue of Materials entitled “Advanced Mesoporous Nanomaterials for Potential Use in Healthcare”. If your work is in the preparation and characterization of such materials and/or their use in cell or animal models, we would greatly appreciate this opportunity to spotlight your efforts in this area. Thank you.

Dr. Anthony J. Di Pasqua
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Materials is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1800 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.


  • Nanomaterials
  • Drug delivery systems
  • Biocompatibility
  • Healthcare.

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