Nanostructured Formulations in Pharmaceutical, Medical and Cosmetic Applications
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 June 2022) | Viewed by 19152
Interests: surfactants; disperse systems; colloids; nanoemulsions; lipid nanocarriers; polymeric nanocarriers; encapsulation/solubilization processes; colloidal stability; photodynamic therapy; theranostics
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Recently, many kinds of novel colloidal formulations of nanoscopic size with outstanding pharmaceutical, medical, and cosmetic potential have been investigated with an expansion in the design of a wide variety of “soft” and surface-modified nanostructures such as lipid-based or polymer-origin. For the both proposed groups of nanosystems, the rational design strategy in the self-organization of surfactants and lipids, as well as templating processes using polymers and co-polymers (including functionalized ones), should be applied, leading to the production of extremely colloidally stable, “intelligent”, and functional pharmaceutical or cosmetic forms.
This Special Issue focusses on the recent progress in the design, engineering, and physicochemical evaluation of novel nanostructured formulations and their potential in pharmaceutical, medical, and cosmetic applications. It will include research papers and review articles reflecting the most recent developments in this dynamic research area, including “soft” and surface-modified nanostructures such as lipid-based (vesicular and non-vesicular origin) and polymer-based (nanocapsules, nanomicelles, nanospheres, dendrimers, polymersomes, nanogels). Papers involving recent research and achievements in the fabrication of novel lipid–polymer and organic–inorganic nanohybrids are also welcome.
Dr. Urszula Bazylinska
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- disperse systems
- lipid nanocarriers
- polymeric nanocarriers
- lyotropic liquid crystals
- colloidal stability
- drug delivery
- templating processes
- encapsulation/solubilization processes