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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
Smart MoS2/Fe3O4 Nanotheranostic for Magnetically Targeted Photothermal Therapy Guided by Magnetic Resonance/Photoacoustic Imaging
Jie Yu, Wenyan Yin, Xiaopeng Zheng, Gan Tian, Xiao Zhang, Tao Bao, Xinghua Dong, Zhongliang Wang, Zhanjun Gu, Xiaoyan Ma, Yuliang Zhao
Theranostics 2015; 5(9): 931-945. doi:10.7150/thno.11802
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Single Cell Assay for Molecular Diagnostics and Medicine: Monitoring Intracellular Concentrations of Macromolecules by Two-photon Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging
Artem Pliss, Xiao Peng, Lixin Liu, Andrey Kuzmin, Yan Wang, Junle Qu, Yuee Li, Paras N Prasad
Theranostics 2015; 5(9): 919-930. doi:10.7150/thno.11863
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Research Paper
Erythropoietin Improves the Accumulation and Therapeutic Effects of Carboplatin by Enhancing Tumor Vascularization and Perfusion
Dennis Doleschel, Anne Rix, Susanne Arns, Karin Palmowski, Felix Gremse, Ruth Merkle, Florian Salopiata, Ursula Klingmüller, Michael Jarsch, Fabian Kiessling, Wiltrud Lederle
Theranostics 2015; 5(8): 905-918. doi:10.7150/thno.11304
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Site-Specific Drug-Releasing Polypeptide Nanocarriers Based on Dual-pH Response for Enhanced Therapeutic Efficacy against Drug-Resistant Tumors
Yaqiong Dong, Jun Yang, Hongmei Liu, Tianyou Wang, Suoqin Tang, Jinchao Zhang, Xin Zhang
Theranostics 2015; 5(8): 890-904. doi:10.7150/thno.11821
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Research Paper
Prospective Study of 68Ga-NOTA-NFB: Radiation Dosimetry in Healthy Volunteers and First Application in Glioma Patients
Zhe Wang, Mingru Zhang, Liang Wang, Shengjun Wang, Fei Kang, Guoquan Li, Orit Jacobson, Gang Niu, Weidong Yang, Jing Wang, Xiaoyuan Chen
Theranostics 2015; 5(8): 882-889. doi:10.7150/thno.12303
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Review
Cell or Cell Membrane-Based Drug Delivery Systems
Songwei Tan, Tingting Wu, Dan Zhang, Zhiping Zhang
Theranostics 2015; 5(8): 863-881. doi:10.7150/thno.11852
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Research Paper
Photodynamic Quenched Cathepsin Activity Based Probes for Cancer Detection and Macrophage Targeted Therapy
Yael Ben-Nun, Emmanuelle Merquiol, Alexander Brandis, Boris Turk, Avigdor Scherz, Galia Blum
Theranostics 2015; 5(8): 847-862. doi:10.7150/thno.10854
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Research Paper
A Two-Step Pretargeted Nanotherapy for CD20 Crosslinking May Achieve Superior Anti-Lymphoma Efficacy to Rituximab
Te-Wei Chu, Rui Zhang, Jiyuan Yang, Mark P. Chao, Paul J. Shami, Jindřich Kopeček
Theranostics 2015; 5(8): 834-846. doi:10.7150/thno.12040
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Research Paper
A Light-Driven Therapy of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Using Gold Nanorods-Based Nanocarriers for Co-Delivery of Doxorubicin and siRNA
Feng Yin, Chengbin Yang, Qianqian Wang, Shuwen Zeng, Rui Hu, Guimiao Lin, Jinglin Tian, Siyi Hu, Rong Feng Lan, Ho Sup Yoon, Fei Lu, Kuan Wang, Ken-Tye Yong
Theranostics 2015; 5(8): 818-833. doi:10.7150/thno.11335
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Research Paper
Bioluminescence-Activated Deep-Tissue Photodynamic Therapy of Cancer
Yi Rang Kim, Seonghoon Kim, Jin Woo Choi, Sung Yong Choi, Sang-Hee Lee, Homin Kim, Sei Kwang Hahn, Gou Young Koh, Seok Hyun Yun
Theranostics 2015; 5(8): 805-817. doi:10.7150/thno.11520
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Research Paper
On Chip Analysis of CNS Lymphoma in Cerebrospinal Fluid
Anna Turetsky, Kyungheon Lee, Jun Song, Randy J. Giedt, Eunha Kim, Alexandra E. Kovach, Ephraim P. Hochberg, Cesar M. Castro, Hakho Lee, Ralph Weissleder
Theranostics 2015; 5(8): 796-804. doi:10.7150/thno.11220
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Research Paper
A Prodrug-type, MMP-2-targeting Nanoprobe for Tumor Detection and Imaging
Yaping Wang, Tingting Lin, Wenyuan Zhang, Yifan Jiang, Hongyue Jin, Huining He, Victor C. Yang, Yi Chen, Yongzhuo Huang
Theranostics 2015; 5(8): 787-795. doi:10.7150/thno.11139
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Research Paper
Analysis of the In Vivo and In Vitro Effects of Photodynamic Therapy on Breast Cancer by Using a Sensitizer, Sinoporphyrin Sodium
Xiaobing Wang, Jianmin Hu, Pan Wang, Shaoliang Zhang, Yichen Liu, Wenli Xiong, Quanhong Liu
Theranostics 2015; 5(7): 772-786. doi:10.7150/thno.10853
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Research Paper
Coating Solid Lipid Nanoparticles with Hyaluronic Acid Enhances Antitumor Activity against Melanoma Stem-like Cells
Hongxin Shen, Sanjun Shi, Zhirong Zhang, Tao Gong, Xun Sun
Theranostics 2015; 5(7): 755-771. doi:10.7150/thno.10804
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Research Paper
Effect of PEG Pairing on the Efficiency of Cancer-Targeting Liposomes
Phei Er Saw, Jinho Park, Eunbeol Lee, Sukyung Ahn, Jinju Lee, Hyungjun Kim, Jinjoo Kim, Minsuk Choi, Omid C. Farokhzad, Sangyong Jon
Theranostics 2015; 5(7): 746-754. doi:10.7150/thno.10732
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Research Paper
Circulating MiR-16-5p and MiR-19b-3p as Two Novel Potential Biomarkers to Indicate Progression of Gastric Cancer
Jingpu Zhang, Yang Song, Chunlei Zhang, Xiao Zhi, Hualin Fu, Yue Ma, Yunsheng Chen, Fei Pan, Kan Wang, Jian Ni, Weilin Jin, Xianli He, Haichuan Su, Daxiang Cui
Theranostics 2015; 5(7): 733-745. doi:10.7150/thno.10305
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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.
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Most Cited Paper Award: Winners of this year are Mi Kyung Yu, Jinho Park, Sangyong Jon. A certificate and $US 1000 have been issued. Details ...
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.
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