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Nanomaterials: Theranostic Approach to Combat Oxidative Stress-Mediated Diseases

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

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (20 June 2023) | Viewed by 689

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Shandong Key Laboratory of Optical Communication Science and Technology, School of Physics Science and Information Technology, Liaocheng University, No. 1, Hunan Road, Liaocheng 252059, China
Interests: nanoaterials synthesis and characterization; optical sensors; surface plasmon resonance sensors; biophysics, nanotechnolgy & nanoscience; nanomaterials; biomaterials; biological nanodevices; bionanophotonics and biosensors; bioelectronics
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CICECO-Aveiro Institute of Materials, Physics Department, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: photonics; optics for aerospace; optical sensors; optical devices; machine learning for optics
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College of Agronomy, Liaocheng University, No. 1, Hunan Road, Liaocheng 252059, China
Interests: nanomaterials synthesis and characterisation; biosensing; molecular biology; environmental biology; immunology; structural biology; bioinformatics and drug designing
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Nanomedicine is advancing at a breakneck pace in the current environment. The value of nanomaterials in medicine has increased exponentially as their size has decreased. Their applications range from antibacterial nanosilver (which is used in everything from socks to mobile phones) to the early detection and treatment of a variety of life-threatening diseases, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, neurodegenerative disease, asthma, and infectious and inflammatory diseases. Due to its ability to meet a variety of criteria and overcome the limitations of natural enzymes, conventional imaging, and drug delivery systems, nanotechnology is gradually gaining popularity as an imaging agent and drug delivery technology. Numerous therapeutic carriers based on nanoparticles have been successfully investigated in recent years, including emulsions, liposomes, micelles, organic and inorganic micro- and nanoparticle systems, hydrogels, and dendrimers. These structures can be modified to incorporate multiple tags (stimuli-responsive nanomaterials, chromophores, etc.) and drugs, allowing for their simultaneous use as a therapeutic agent and imaging/cell trafficking. Additionally, nanomedicine has the potential to usher in a new era of personalized medicine when combined with genomic tailoring. Additionally, research is being conducted on intelligent nano-artificial devices for integration into the body and personalized drug delivery. The current Special Issue highlights the breadth of nanotechnology applications in various biomedical fields, including in targeted drug delivery, bioimaging, and therapy.

Dr. Santosh Kumar
Dr. Carlos Marques
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Dr. Ragini Singh
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  • nanomaterials
  • nanomedicine
  • personalized medicine
  • therapeutics
  • targeted delivery
  • imaging
  • nano-artificial devices
  • stimuli-responsive nanomaterials
  • biochemistry & molecular biology
  • bioelectronics
  • biological nanodevices
  • biomaterials
  • biomedical devices
  • biomedical engineering
  • biomedical instrumentation
  • biomolecular engineering
  • bionanophotonics & biosensors
  • biophysics

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