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Special Issue "Diabetes Mellitus: Promising Molecules, Drug Modification, Formulations, and Therapy"
A special issue of Pharmaceutics (ISSN 1999-4923). This special issue belongs to the section "Drug Targeting and Design".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 August 2023 | Viewed by 227
Special Issue Editor
Interests: pharmaceutical development; host-guest complexes; medicinal and pharmaceutical chemistry; drug discovery; pharmacology; pharmaceutical formulation; toxicology; medicinal chemistry; biomedical materials
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Special Issue Information
Diabetes mellitus is a complex and heterogeneous disease that can affect people at different stages of life. This disease is characterized by an impairment of the carbohydrate, lipid, and protein metabolism. Among the three known types of diabetes mellitus, Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is the most common; it is often referred to as an epidemic affecting the developed countries of the world and is a noticeable disorder that manifests in the structure of metabolic syndrome. Despite the availability of various therapeutic agents in modern medicine, maintaining adequate levels of glycemic control is still a challenge. It requires improvements in pharmacotherapy by means of agents with new mechanisms of action and/or making improvements to existing drugs by creating innovative delivery systems.
Thus, this Special Issue aims to collect articles that are devoted to the study of the pharmacological properties of chemical compounds that have new, not yet applicable in medicine, mechanisms of hypoglycemic action. It also welcomes papers that attend to the creation of delivery systems and to other modifications made to drugs that are already available on the pharmaceutical market.
In this Special Issue, original research articles and reviews are welcome. Research areas may include (but not limited to) the following:
- New therapy targets for T2DM treatment;
- Drug discovery and development for diabetes treatments;
- T2DM’s complications treatment;
- Drug delivery systems for diabetes treatments;
- Pharmaceutical formulation design for diabetes treatments.
I look forward to receiving your contributions.
Dr. Mikhail V. Khvostov
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- diabetes mellitus
- drug discovery
- antidiabetic drugs
- drug delivery system
- pharmaceutical formulation design