Lipid Nanostructures as Drug Carriers for Cancer Therapy

A special issue of Pharmaceutics (ISSN 1999-4923). This special issue belongs to the section "Nanomedicine and Nanotechnology".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 April 2024 | Viewed by 199

Special Issue Editor

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Cancer constitutes a major cause of death worldwide, and the prevailing pharmacotherapies frequently cause debilitating adverse effects. In recent decades, various therapeutic modalities have emerged to address these issues, including immunotherapy, tailored precision chemotherapy, and nanomedicine. Notably, the utilization of nanostructures has demonstrated considerable potential in enhancing both drug biodistribution and their interactions with target cells, thereby offering prospects for improved outcomes in cancer therapy. Among the myriad of nanostructures proposed in the scientific literature, lipid-based formulations have exhibited superior performance and biocompatibility. Furthermore, the diverse range of human-compatible lipids has empowered researchers to fabricate an expansive repertoire of lipid nanostructures endowed with distinctive attributes, such as sustained drug release and prolonged circulation times. This Special Issue is dedicated to elucidating the latest advancements in lipid nanostructures engineered as drug carriers for cancer therapeutics.

Prof. Dr. Luís Alexandre Muehlmann
Guest Editor

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Keywords

  • cancer
  • lipid nanostructures
  • nanomedicine
  • nanotechnology
  • chemotherapy
  • immunotherapy

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