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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
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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Research Paper
Amplified visual immunosensor integrated with nanozyme for ultrasensitive detection of avian influenza virus
Syed Rahin Ahmed, Juan C. Corredor, Éva Nagy, Suresh Neethirajan
Nanotheranostics 2017; 1(3): 338-345. doi:10.7150/ntno.20758
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TRAIL-functionalized gold nanoparticles selectively trigger apoptosis in polarized macrophages
Yen-Jang Huang, Shan-hui Hsu
Nanotheranostics 2017; 1(3): 326-337. doi:10.7150/ntno.20233
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Research Paper
Substitution of Percutaneous Ethanol Injection with a Low Molecular Weight Peptide Gel Mimicking Chemoembolization for Cancer Therapy
Long Xu, Yan Liang, Changzheng Sun, Na Hao, Jianqin Yan, Wenxia Gao, Bin He
Nanotheranostics 2017; 1(3): 313-325. doi:10.7150/ntno.20468
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Review
Prediction of Anti-cancer Nanotherapy Efficacy by Imaging
Miles A. Miller, Sean Arlauckas, Ralph Weissleder
Nanotheranostics 2017; 1(3): 296-312. doi:10.7150/ntno.20564
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Review
Recent Advances in Biosensor Development for Foodborne Virus Detection
Suresh Neethirajan, Syed Rahin Ahmed, Rohit Chand, John Buozis, Éva Nagy
Nanotheranostics 2017; 1(3): 272-295. doi:10.7150/ntno.20301
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Research Paper
The biocompatibility studies of polymer dots on pregnant mice and fetuses
Na Wu, Zheng Zhang, Jie Zhou, Zezhou Sun, Yueyue Deng, Guimiao Lin, Ming Ying, Xiaomei Wang, Ken-Tye Yong, Changfeng Wu, Gaixia Xu
Nanotheranostics 2017; 1(3): 261-271. doi:10.7150/ntno.18964
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Review
Nanoparticle Vaccines Adopting Virus-like Features for Enhanced Immune Potentiation
Saborni Chattopadhyay, Jui-Yi Chen, Hui-Wen Chen, Che-Ming Jack Hu
Nanotheranostics 2017; 1(3): 244-260. doi:10.7150/ntno.19796
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Research Paper
Accumulation of 111In-Labelled EGF-Au-PEG Nanoparticles in EGFR-Positive Tumours is Enhanced by Coadministration of Targeting Ligand
Lei Song, Sarah Able, Errin Johnson, Katherine A. Vallis
Nanotheranostics 2017; 1(3): 232-243. doi:10.7150/ntno.19952
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Editor-in-Chief:
Xiaoyuan (Shawn) Chen, PhD, Chief, Laboratory of Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine, NIBIB, NIH*
* Dr. Chen is serving in his personal capacity.
Editor-in-chief profile
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.
new¬†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/