Drug/Gene Delivery and Theranostics
Drug/gene delivery utilizes novel pharmaceutical formulations to deliver therapeutic cargos specifically to the disease sites, lowering the likelihood of significant side effects. Theranostics is a combination of therapy and diagnosis, including biosensing, molecular imaging and image-guided therapies. Drug/gene delivery and theranostics hold the potential for commercial production and clinical translation, which represent the future development of precision medicine and personalized prescription. This Special Topic highlights the advanced drug/gene delivery technologies and the development of theranostics. It focuses on their breakthroughs, challenges, as well as the future prospects.
Guest Editors: Weiping Wang, Song Shen, Weisheng Guo, and Lang Rao