Theranostics 2012; 2(11):1037-1039. doi:10.7150/thno.5321


Image Guided Biodistribution of Drugs and Drug Delivery

Hong Ding1, 2✉, Fang Wu2

1. Department of Immunology, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199
2. Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY14260

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Image guided technique is playing an increasingly important role in the investigation of the biodistribution and pharmacokinetics of drugs or drug delivery systems. The application of these new materials and techniques with combined properties of diagnosis and therapy can benefit the development of targeted drug delivery system and modern personalized medicine This special issue provides an up-to-date collection of original research articles and review on the development of novel targeted drug and drug delivery systems combining with non-invasive image guided techniques for chemotherapeutic reagents or DNA delivery.

Keywords: Bioimaging, Drug delivery, Biomaterials