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Theranostics publishes innovative research articles reflecting the fields of in vitro diagnostics and prognostics, in vivo molecular imaging, molecular therapeutics, image-guided therapy, biosensors, system biology and translational medicine, personalized medicine and a broad spectrum of biomedical research that can be applied to future theranostic applications.

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Research Paper
Insights into the Distinguishing Stress-induced Cytotoxicity of Chiral Gold Nanoclusters and the Relationship with GSTP1
Chunlei Zhang, Zhijun Zhou, Xiao Zhi, Yue Ma, Kan Wang, Yuxia Wang, Yingge Zhang, Hualin Fu, Weilin Jin, Fei Pan, Daxiang Cui
Theranostics 2015; 5(2): 134-149. doi:10.7150/thno.10363
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ανβ3-targeted Copper Nanoparticles Incorporating an Sn 2 Lipase-Labile Fumagillin Prodrug for Photoacoustic Neovascular Imaging and Treatment
Ruiying Zhang, Dipanjan Pan, Xin Cai, Xiaoxia Yang, Angana Senpan, John S. Allen, Gregory M. Lanza, Lihong V. Wang
Theranostics 2015; 5(2): 124-133. doi:10.7150/thno.10014
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Chitosan/siRNA Nanoparticles Targeting Cyclooxygenase Type 2 Attenuate Unilateral Ureteral Obstruction-induced Kidney Injury in Mice
Chuanxu Yang, Line Nilsson, Muhammad Umar Cheema, Yan Wang, Jørgen Frøkiær, Shan Gao, Jørgen Kjems, Rikke Nørregaard
Theranostics 2015; 5(2): 110-123. doi:10.7150/thno.9717
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Theranostic mRNA-loaded Microbubbles in the Lymphatics of Dogs: Implications for Drug Delivery
Heleen Dewitte, Katrien Vanderperren, Hendrik Haers, Emmelie Stock, Luc Duchateau, Myriam Hesta, Jimmy H. Saunders, Stefaan C. De Smedt, Ine Lentacker
Theranostics 2015; 5(1): 97-109. doi:10.7150/thno.10298
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Codon-optimized Human Sodium Iodide Symporter (opt-hNIS) as a Sensitive Reporter and Efficient Therapeutic Gene
Young-Hwa Kim, Hyewon Youn, Juri Na, Kee-Jong Hong, Keon Wook Kang, Dong Soo Lee, June-Key Chung
Theranostics 2015; 5(1): 86-96. doi:10.7150/thno.10062
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Research Paper
Copy Number Variation Analysis by Ligation-Dependent PCR Based on Magnetic Nanoparticles and Chemiluminescence
Ming Liu, Ping Hu, Gen Zhang, Yu Zeng, Haowen Yang, Jing Fan, Lian Jin, Hongna Liu, Yan Deng, Song Li, Xin Zeng, Sauli Elingarami, Nongyue He
Theranostics 2015; 5(1): 71-85. doi:10.7150/thno.10117
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Research Paper
An Array-Based Approach to Determine Different Subtype and Differentiation of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Chao Li, Yucai Yang, Luming Wei, Xiaoying Wang, Zhaoxia Wang, Yongmei Yin, Genxi Li
Theranostics 2015; 5(1): 62-70. doi:10.7150/thno.10145
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Research Paper
Theranostic Nanoparticles Carrying Doxorubicin Attenuate Targeting Ligand Specific Antibody Responses Following Systemic Delivery
Emmy Yang, Weiping Qian, Zehong Cao, Liya Wang, Erica N. Bozeman, Christina Ward, Bin Yang, Periasamy Selvaraj, Malgorzata Lipowska, Y. Andrew Wang, Hui Mao, Lily Yang
Theranostics 2015; 5(1): 43-61. doi:10.7150/thno.10350
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Review
Nucleic Acid Aptamer-Guided Cancer Therapeutics and Diagnostics: the Next Generation of Cancer Medicine
Dongxi Xiang, Sarah Shigdar, Greg Qiao, Tao Wang, Abbas Z. Kouzani, Shu-Feng Zhou, Lingxue Kong, Yong Li, Chunwen Pu, Wei Duan
Theranostics 2015; 5(1): 23-42. doi:10.7150/thno.10202
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Research Paper
Histone H3 Phosphorylation in GBM: a New Rational to Guide the Use of Kinase Inhibitors in anti-GBM Therapy
Romain Pacaud, Mathilde Cheray, Arulraj Nadaradjane, François M. Vallette, Pierre-François Cartron
Theranostics 2015; 5(1): 12-22. doi:10.7150/thno.8799
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Research Paper
Pancreas-Targeted NIR Fluorophores for Dual-Channel Image-Guided Abdominal Surgery
Hideyuki Wada, Hoon Hyun, Christina Vargas, Julien Gravier, GwangLi Park, Sylvain Gioux, John V. Frangioni, Maged Henary, Hak Soo Choi
Theranostics 2015; 5(1): 1-11. doi:10.7150/thno.10259
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Research Paper
The Architecture and Biological Function of Dual Antibody-Coated Dendrimers: Enhanced Control of Circulating Tumor cells and Their Hetero-Adhesion to Endothelial Cells for Metastasis Prevention
Jingjing Xie, Rongli Zhao, Songen Gu, Haiyan Dong, Jichuang Wang, Yusheng Lu, Patrick J. Sinko, Ting Yu, Fangwei Xie, Lie Wang, Jingwei Shao, Lee Jia
Theranostics 2014; 4(12): 1250-1263. doi:10.7150/thno.8775
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Research Paper
Rapid and Quantitative Detection of Zoonotic Influenza A Virus Infection Utilizing Coumarin-derived dendrimer-based Fluorescent Immunochromatographic Strip Test (FICT)
Seon-Ju Yeo, Dinh Thi Huong, Nguyen Ngoc Hong, Chun-Ying Li, Kyunghan Choi, Kyoungsik Yu, Du-Young Choi, Chom-Kyu Chong, Hak Soo Choi, Shyam Kumar Mallik, Hak Sung Kim, Haan Woo Sung, Hyun Park
Theranostics 2014; 4(12): 1239-1249. doi:10.7150/thno.10255
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Research Paper
A Highly Specific Probe for Sensing Hydrogen Sulfide in Live Cells Based on Copper-Initiated Fluorogen with Aggregation-Induced Emission Characteristics
Xin Li, Chengyu Yang, Kai Wu, Yongzhou Hu, Yifeng Han, Steven H. Liang
Theranostics 2014; 4(12): 1233-1238. doi:10.7150/thno.10330
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Review
Functional Nanostructures for Effective Delivery of Small Interfering RNA Therapeutics
Cheol Am Hong, Yoon Sung Nam
Theranostics 2014; 4(12): 1211-1232. doi:10.7150/thno.8491
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Editorial
Multidisciplinary Efforts Driving Translational Theranostics
Tony Y. Hu
Theranostics 2014; 4(12): 1209-1210. doi:10.7150/thno.10503
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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 Impact factor is 7.827, up from the previous 7.806. Congratulation!
new NCI provides a data repository for characterized cancer nanomaterials, the cancer Nanotechnology Laboratory (caNanoLab). Authors and readers of Theranostics are invited to learn more about the information deposited and how they can add their characterized nanomaterials data.
new Office of Cancer Nanotechnology Research in NCI has publicly launched a Dialogue on Nanotechnology in Cancer public discussion forum. Readers of Theranostics are invited to participate in this dialog.
Media coverage: Dr. Chen and Theranostics journal have been featured in an article of Laser Focus World magazine, and in C&EN (Chemical and Engineering News).
Special Issue - Translational Theranostics. Guest editor: Tony Y. Hu, PhD, Cornell University.
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