Special Issue "Kinase Inhibitor for Cancer Therapy, 2nd Edition"

A special issue of Pharmaceutics (ISSN 1999-4923). This special issue belongs to the section "Drug Targeting and Design".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 27 February 2024 | Viewed by 193

Special Issue Editor

Department of Pharmacy, University of Genoa, Viale Benedetto XV, 3, 16132 Genoa, Italy
Interests: pyrazolo[3,4-d]pyrimidines; kinase inhibitors; anticancer agents; small molecules
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Dear Colleagues,

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death worldwide, and still, considerable effort is needed to make this pathology curable. Despite the limits of available approaches, kinase inhibitors have marked a turning point in the treatment of different types of tumors. This class of compounds has been the first oral targeted therapy approved for neoplasia, and about 30 compounds have entered the market in the last five years. Kinase inhibitors include small molecules and monoclonal antibodies and are endowed with fewer side effects than classical antitumor agents. The potential for application of this class of drugs is still huge, and this Special Issue focuses on the discovery and development of kinase inhibitors in terms of in silico studies, synthesis and identification of new compounds, drug delivery, formulation studies, and biological and pharmacokinetic evaluation.

In this Special Issue, original research articles and reviews are welcome.

I look forward to receiving your contributions.

Dr. Francesca Musumeci
Guest Editor

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  • kinase inhibitor
  • cancer
  • targeted therapy
  • small molecule
  • monoclonal antibody
  • drug delivery
  • formulation studies

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