Special Issue "Nanoparticle-Based Vaccines against Chronic Inflammatory Diseases"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 October 2023) | Viewed by 100
For the past few years, the scientific and medical communities have reported the use of nanotechnology, nanomedicine, and vaccines on the improved management of chronic inflammatory diseases. Vaccination has proven to be a powerful tool to reduce the burden of infectious diseases in patients with chronic inflammatory diseases and holds the potential to be used as a therapeutic strategy for them.
Chronic inflammatory diseases leading to target tissue destruction and disability not only cause the increase in patients' pain but also contribute to a huge economic burden for society. Nanomedicine can be developed through encapsulation of drug into nanoparticles, conjugation of specific targeting ligand on nanoparticles, and chemical and physical interaction with multifunction properties would allow for effective therapy at the early stage of diseases.
In spite of recent novel successes in vaccine development, vaccines to treat chronic inflammatory diseases remain an unmet need. Emerging nanoparticle-based vaccines as a new-generation strategy can be a potential alternative to conventional vaccines.
In this Special Issue, papers which discuss multiple nanoparticles with a focus on their potential in treatment of chronic inflammatory diseases and the development and advances in nanoparticle-based vaccines against chronic inflammatory conditions are welcome.
Prof. Dr. Rabih Halwani
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- conjugate vaccines
- vaccine development
- drug delivery
- chronic inflammation
- T cell