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Nanotheranostics is a multidisciplinary journal that publishes innovative and original basic, translational and clinical research reflecting fields of nanomedicine, drug and gene delivery, nanoelectronic biosensors, and other areas.

Regular features include high quality research articles, reviews or mini-reviews, rapid communication of preliminary data on innovative research, editorials, and letters to the editor. Educational articles on basic sciences, fundamental aspects and controversy related to pre-clinical and clinical studies or ethical issues of nanomedicine are also welcome. Timely reviews that provide updates on current applications and issues in nanomedicine and translational aspects of nanotheranostics and other topics are particularly welcome and will be published in high priority.


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Research Paper
Two-Color-Based Nanoflares for Multiplexed MicroRNAs Imaging in Live Cells
Jing Li, Jin Huang, Xiaohai Yang, Yanjing Yang, Ke Quan, Nuli Xie, Yanan Wu, Changbei Ma, Kemin Wang
Nanotheranostics 2018; 2(1): 96-105. doi:10.7150/ntno.22960
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Research Paper
Construction of Multifunctional Fe3O4-MTX@HBc Nanoparticles for MR Imaging and Photothermal Therapy/Chemotherapy
Qiang Zhang, Wenjun Shan, Chaochao Ai, Zhiwei Chen, Tiantian Zhou, Xiaolin Lv, Xi Zhou, Shefang Ye, Lei Ren, Xiumin Wang
Nanotheranostics 2018; 2(1): 87-95. doi:10.7150/ntno.21942
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Review
Nanotheranostics: Emerging Strategies for Early Diagnosis and Therapy of Brain Cancer
Sonali, Matte Kasi Viswanadh, Rahul Pratap Singh, Poornima Agrawal, Abhishesh Kumar Mehata, Datta Maroti Pawde, Narendra, Roshan Sonkar, Madaswamy Sona Muthu
Nanotheranostics 2018; 2(1): 70-86. doi:10.7150/ntno.21638
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Research Paper
Oxygen Self-Sufficient Amphiphilic Polypeptide Nanoparticles Encapsulating BODIPY for Potential Near Infrared Imaging-guided Photodynamic Therapy at Low Energy
Le Liu, Zheng Ruan, Pan Yuan, Tuanwei Li, Lifeng Yan
Nanotheranostics 2018; 2(1): 59-69. doi:10.7150/ntno.22754
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Review
Upregulation of osteogenesis of mesenchymal stem cells with virus-based thin films
Huong Giang Nguyen, Kamolrat Metavarayuth, Qian Wang
Nanotheranostics 2018; 2(1): 42-58. doi:10.7150/ntno.19974
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Review
Nanotechnology-Based Strategies for Early Cancer Diagnosis Using Circulating Tumor Cells as a Liquid Biopsy
Qinqin Huang, Yin Wang, Xingxiang Chen, Yimeng Wang, Zhiqiang Li, Shiming Du, Lianrong Wang, Shi Chen
Nanotheranostics 2018; 2(1): 21-41. doi:10.7150/ntno.22091
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Research Paper
A dual biomarker detection platform for quantitating circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA)
Chunyan Cai, Zhenzhong Guo, Yiping Cao, Weiying Zhang, Yong Chen
Nanotheranostics 2018; 2(1): 12-20. doi:10.7150/ntno.22419
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Research Paper
Dual radiosensitization and anti-STAT3 anti-proliferative strategy based on delivery of gold nanoparticle - oligonucleotide nanoconstructs to head and neck cancer cells.
Surong Zhang, Suresh Gupta, Thomas J Fitzgerald, Alexei A Bogdanov
Nanotheranostics 2018; 2(1): 1-11. doi:10.7150/ntno.22335
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Research Paper
Ultrasound-Stimulated Drug Delivery Using Therapeutic Reconstituted High-Density Lipoprotein Nanoparticles
Fangyuan Xiong, Sabnis Nirupama, Shashank R Sirsi, Andras Lacko, Kenneth Hoyt
Nanotheranostics 2017; 1(4): 440-449. doi:10.7150/ntno.21905
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Research Paper
Nano-sized Indocyanine Green J-aggregate as a One-component Theranostic Agent
Renfa Liu, Jie Tang, Yunxue Xu, Yiming Zhou, Zhifei Dai
Nanotheranostics 2017; 1(4): 430-439. doi:10.7150/ntno.19935
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Review
Current Progress of Virus-mimicking Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery
Masaharu Somiya, Qiushi Liu, Shun'ichi Kuroda
Nanotheranostics 2017; 1(4): 415-429. doi:10.7150/ntno.21723
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Research Paper
An Electrochemical Aptasensor Using Coaxial Capillary with Magnetic Nanoparticle, Urease Catalysis and PCB Electrode for Rapid and Sensitive Detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7
Lei Wang, Fengchun Huang, Gaozhe Cai, Lan Yao, Huilin Zhang, Jianhan Lin
Nanotheranostics 2017; 1(4): 403-414. doi:10.7150/ntno.22079
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Review
Nanomaterial-based Microfluidic Chips for the Capture and Detection of Circulating Tumor Cells
Duanping Sun, Zuanguang Chen, Minhao Wu, Yuanqing Zhang
Nanotheranostics 2017; 1(4): 389-402. doi:10.7150/ntno.21268
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Review
Multiplexed Optical Imaging of Tumor-Directed Nanoparticles: A Review of Imaging Systems and Approaches
Yu Winston Wang, Nicholas P. Reder, Soyoung Kang, Adam K. Glaser, Jonathan T.C. Liu
Nanotheranostics 2017; 1(4): 369-388. doi:10.7150/ntno.21136
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Review
Encapsulation of Inorganic Nanomaterials inside Virus-Based Nanoparticles for Bioimaging
Wenjing Zhang, Chengchen Xu, Gen-Quan Yin, Xian-En Zhang, Qiangbin Wang, Feng Li
Nanotheranostics 2017; 1(4): 358-368. doi:10.7150/ntno.21384
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Review
Be Active or Not: the Relative Contribution of Active and Passive Tumor Targeting of Nanomaterials
Rui Li, Ke Zheng, Cai Yuan, Zhuo Chen, Mingdong Huang
Nanotheranostics 2017; 1(4): 346-357. doi:10.7150/ntno.19380
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Editors-in-Chief:
Xiaoyuan (Shawn) Chen, PhD, Laboratory of Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine, NIBIB, NIH*

Moritz Kircher, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Editors-in-chief profile
* Dr. Chen is serving in his personal capacity.

new Nanotheranostics in PubMed Central

Congratulations to Dr. Chen for being elected as AIMBE fellow: http://aimbe.org/college-of-fellows/cof-2103/
Theme Issue on “Virus-inspired Nanomedicine”. Guest Editor: Chuanbin Mao, PhD.
Theme Issue on “Nanotechnology for high precision cancer detection, delineation, and destruction”. Guest Editor: Dr. Moritz Kircher.
Theme Issue on “Biopolymer-based nanomaterials for theranostic applications”. Guest Editor: Dr. Won Jong Kim.
Theme Issue on “Nanoscale Platforms for In Vitro Diagnostics”. Guest Editor: Dr. Dingbin Liu.
Congratulations to Dr. Chen for being recognized as Selected Highly Prolific Authors  (most published articles in the past 5 years) for 3 ACS journals (ACS Nano, Bioconjugate Chemistry, and Molecular Pharmaceutics). More details: http://journalstars.acs.org/