Special Issue "Novel Nano-Drug Delivery Systems and Their Application towards Brain Targeting"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 September 2023) | Viewed by 1988
Interests: brain tumor; Alzheimer disease; blood-brain barrier; glioblastoma; nanomedicine; tumor-microenvironment; biomarker
Interests: drug delivery; nanomedicine; hydrogels; antioxidant compound; cancer; pediatric therapy; nanoparticles; neurodegenerative diseases
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The aim of this Special Issue in “Novel Nano-Drug Delivery Systems and Their Application towards Brain Targeting” is to focus on the recent progresses in the delivery of drugs to the central nervous system (CNS) for brain targeting. Articles addressing blood–brain barrier (BBB) drug delivery with an emphasis on active targeting will be encouraged. Exportation of drug delivery across the BBB has become vital in the advancement of novel strategies for the treatment of neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, and primary and metastatic brain cancers. Based on recent reports, more than 90% of therapeutic agents for neurological diseases failed to enter clinical trials due to poor brain penetration. Therefore, it is essential that future BBB drug delivery innovations focus on exploring the mechanisms of drug transport across the BBB and enhance knowledge of the brain microvasculature and the integrity of the BBB. Novel Nano-Drug Delivery Systems have emerged as a promising way to tackle this problem.
Dr. Rameshwar Patil
Prof. Dr. Eleonora Russo
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- blood–brain barrier
- central nervous system
- drug delivery
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Parkinson’s disease
- brain cancers