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Current Pharmaceutical Design

Volume 27, 46 Issues, 2021
ISSN: 1873-4286 (Online)
ISSN: 1381-6128 (Print)
This journal supports open access

Aims & Scope

Current Pharmaceutical Design publishes timely in-depth/mini reviews and research articles from leading pharmaceutical researchers in the field, covering all aspects of current research in rational drug design. Each issue is devoted to a single major therapeutic area guest edited by an acknowledged authority in the field.

Each thematic issue of Current Pharmaceutical Design covers all subject areas of major importance to modern drug design including: medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, drug targets and disease mechanism.

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Volume 27

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Review Article

Pharmacogenetics of the Glucagon-like Peptide-1 Receptor Agonist Liraglutide: A Step Towards Personalized Type 2 Diabetes Management

, 27(8): 1025 - 1034

Artemis Kyriakidou, Theocharis Koufakis, Dimitrios G. Goulis, Yiannis Vasilopoulos, Pantelis Zebekakis and Kalliopi Kotsa*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666201203145654




Review Article

Mechanisms for Cardiorenal Protection of SGLT-2 Inhibitors

, 27(8): 1043 - 1050

Panagiotis I. Georgianos, Vasilios Vaios, Evangelia Dounousi, Marios Salmas, Theodoros Eleftheriadis and Vassilios Liakopoulos*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612827666210119102409


Review Article

Cardio-Protective Effects of Sodium-Glucose Co-Transporter 2 Inhibitors: Focus on Heart Failure

, 27(8): 1051 - 1060

Dimos Karangelis*, C. David Mazer, Dimitrios Stakos, Aphrodite Tzifa, Spiros Loggos, Subodh Verma and Fotios Mitropoulos


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666201103122813




Current Pharmaceutical Design, Volume 27 (2021) - Number 11


This issue is in progress but contains articles that are final and fully citable.

Current Pharmaceutical Design, Volume 27 (2021) - Number 10


This issue is in progress but contains articles that are final and fully citable.

Current Pharmaceutical Design, Volume 27 (2021) - Number 9


This issue is in progress but contains articles that are final and fully citable.

Articles Ahead of Print

Inflammatory Basis of Atherosclerosis: Modulation by Sex Hormones


Suzanne A. Nasser, Elham A. Afify, Firas Kobeissy, Bassam Hamam, Ali H. Eid* and Mahmoud M. El-Mas*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612827666210122142811
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Sex Differences in Clinical Outcomes of Patients with Stable Coronary Artery Disease after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention


Emmanuel P. Vardas, Evangelos Oikonomou, Gerasimos Siasos, Panagiotis Theofilis, Polychronis Dilaveris, Angelos Papanikolaou and Dimitris Tousoulis*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612827666210303142901
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Emerging Therapeutic Approaches to COVID-19


Indrakant Kumar Singh, Pratibha Kumari, Pooja Mittal, Amit Kumar, Bharti Singal, Gulam Mustafa Hasan, Rajiv Aggarwal, Mohammad Amjad Kamal, Archana Singh* and Md. Imtaiyaz Hassan*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612827666210125160703
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Recent Updates on Current and Upcoming Biomarkers for Cardiovascular Diseases


Ashif Iqubal, Aamir Khan, Adeeba laeeq, Kabil Malhotra, Mohd. Asif Ansari and Syed Ehtaishamul Haque*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612827666210224143047
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Abstracts Ahead of Print


Genetic and Epigenetic Biomarkers For Diagnosis, Prognosis and Treatment Of Metabolic Syndrome


Rosaria V. Giglio*, Anca P Stoian*, Angelo M. Patti*, Ali A. Rizvi, Vasily Sukhorukov, Marcello Ciaccio, Alexander Orekhov and Manfredi Rizzo


DOI: 10.2174/1381612827666210412145915
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Osteogenic differentiation factors of multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells in the current understanding


Kristina А. Yurova , Elena S. Melashchenko, Olga G. Khaziakhmatova, Vladimir V. Malashchenko, Olga B. Melashchenko, Egor O. Shunkin, Igor K. Norkin, Pavel A. Ivanov, Igor A. Khlusov and Larisa S. Litvinova*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612827666210406150027
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Gender Disparities on Access to Care and Coronary Disease Management


Zorana Vasiljevic-Pokrajcic*, Gordana Krljanac, Ratko Lasica, Marija Zdravkovic, Sanja Stankovic, Predrag Mitrovic, Vladan Vukcevic and Milika Asanin


DOI: 10.2174/1381612827666210406144310
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Recent Advances in Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder: Pathogenesis, Mechanisms and Potential Treatments


Yi Du, Kaijun Li, Wei Liu, Ruitong Song, Meifeng Luo, Jianfeng He, Xiaoyu Xu* and Xiaosheng Qu*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612827666210329101335
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ADAMTS9-AS2: A functional long non-coding RNA in tumorigenesis


Wen Xu, Bei Wang , Yuxuan Cai, Jinlan Chen, Xing Lv , Chong Guo and Chengfu Yuan*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612827666210325105106
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Published Contents

Editor's Choice



Focus on MicroRNAs as Biomarker in Pediatric Diseases

, 2021; 27(6): 826 - 832

Giuseppe Lassandro, Loredana Ciaccia, Anna Amoruso, Valentina Palladino, Viviana V. Palmieri and Paola Giordano*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666201021125512





Exploring Potential of Alkaloidal Phytochemicals Targeting Neuroinflammatory Signaling of Alzheimer's Disease

, 2021; 27(3): 357 - 366

Md. Sahab Uddin*, Md. Tanvir Kabir, Abdullah Al Mamun, Tapan Behl, Rasha A. Mansouri, Akram Ahmed Aloqbi, Asma Perveen, Abdul Hafeez and Ghulam Md Ashraf*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200531151004



Do Mitochondrial DNA Mutations Play a Key Role in the Chronification of Sterile Inflammation? Special Focus on Atherosclerosis

, 2021; 27(2): 276 - 292

Alexander N. Orekhov*, Elena V. Gerasimova, Vasily N. Sukhorukov, Anastasia V. Poznyak* and Nikita G. Nikiforov


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666201012164330



Repurposing Drugs for the Management of Patients with Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

, 2021; 27(1): 115 - 126

Evellyn Claudia Wietzikoski Lovato, Lorena Neris Barboza, Samantha Wietzikoski, Amanda Nascimento Vasques de Souza, Pablo Alvarez Auth, Arquimedes Gasparotto Junior and Francislaine Aparecida dos Reis Lívero*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200707121636



Targeting Cancer using Curcumin Encapsulated Vesicular Drug Delivery Systems

, 2021; 27(1): 2 - 14

Joel Hardwick, Jack Taylor, Meenu Mehta, Saurabh Satija, Keshav R. Paudel, Philip M. Hansbro, Dinesh K. Chellappan, Mary Bebawy* and Kamal Dua*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200728151610



Therapeutic Options for Mucopolysaccharidosis II (Hunter Disease)

, 2020; 26(40): 5100 - 5109

Francyne Kubaski, Filippo Vairo, Guilherme Baldo, Fabiano de Oliveira Poswar, Amauri Dalla Corte and Roberto Giugliani*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200724161504



Open Access Articles

Anti-malarial Drugs are Not Created Equal for SARS-CoV-2 Treatment: A Computational Analysis Evidence

, 2021; 27(10): 1323 - 1329

Simone Ronsisvalle, Federica Panarello, Rosaria Di Mauro, Renato Bernardini, Giovanni Li Volti* and Giuseppina Cantarella




Effects of an Integrative Mind-Body-Medicine Group Program on Breast Cancer Patients During Chemotherapy: An Observational Study

, 2021; 27(8): 1112 - 1120

Heidemarie Haller, Kyung-Eun Choi, Silke Lange, Sherko Kümmel, Anna Paul, Holger Cramer, Gustav Dobos and Petra Voiss*





The Pathogenic Subpopulation of Th17 Cells in Obesity

, 2021; 27: 1 - 15 (E-Pub Ahead of Print)

Natalia Todosenko, Maria Vulf*, Kristina Yurova, Daria Skuratovskaia, Olga Khaziakhmatova, Natalia Gazatova, Olga Melashchenko, Olga Urazova and Larisa Litvinova*




Exosome Limitations in the Treatment of Inflammatory Diseases

, 2021; 27: 1 - 17 (E-Pub Ahead of Print)

Daria Skuratovskaia*, Maria Vulf, Olga Khaziakhmatova, Vladimir Malashchenko, Aleksandra Komar, Egor Shunkin, Natalia Gazatova and Larisa Litvinova




Treatment of Anderson-Fabry Disease

, 2020; 26(40): 5089 - 5099

Irene Simonetta*, Antonino Tuttolomondo, Mario Daidone, Salvatore Miceli and Antonio Pinto




Nanostructured Lipid Carriers as Potential Drug Delivery Systems for Skin Disorders

, 2020; 26(36): 4569 - 4579

Tejashree Waghule, Vamshi Krishna Rapalli, Srividya Gorantla, Ranendra Narayan Saha, Sunil Kumar Dubey, Anu Puri and Gautam Singhvi*




A New Look at an Old Drug: Cumulative Effects of Low Ribavirin Doses in Amphetamine-Sensitized Rats

, 2020; 26(31): 3884 - 3894

Branka Petković*, Srđan Kesić, Slavica Ristić, Željko Pavković, Jelena Podgorac, Gordana Stojadinović and Vesna Pešić





γ-Aminobutyric Acid and Derivatives Reduce the Incidence of Acute Pain after Herpes Zoster - A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

, 2020; 26(25): 3026 - 3038

Wuttapon Sadaeng, Katalin Márta, Péter Mátrai, Péter Hegyi, Barbara Tóth, Balázs Németh, László M. Czumbel, Thanyaporn Sang-Ngoen, Zoltán Gyöngyi, Gábor Varga*, Péter Révész, István Szanyi, Kázmér Karádi and Gábor Gerber




Effects of Chlorine Dioxide on Oral Hygiene - A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

, 2020; 26(25): 3015 - 3025

Beáta Kerémi, Katalin Márta, Kornélia Farkas, László M. Czumbel, Barbara Tóth, Zsolt Szakács, Dezső Csupor, József Czimmer, Zoltán Rumbus, Péter Révész, Adrienn Németh, Gábor Gerber, Péter Hegyi and Gábor Varga*




Artemia species: An Important Tool to Screen General Toxicity Samples

, 2020; 26(24): 2892 - 2908

Epole Ntungwe N, Eva M. Domínguez-Martín, Amilcar Roberto, Joana Tavares, Vera M. S. Isca, Paula Pereira, Maria-João Cebola and Patrícia Rijo*




Vaccinium myrtillus L. Fruits as a Novel Source of Phenolic Compounds with Health Benefits and Industrial Applications - A Review

, 2020; 26(16): 1917 - 1928

Tânia C. S. P. Pires , Cristina Caleja , Celestino Santos-Buelga , Lillian Barros* and Isabel C.F.R. Ferreira*







Most Cited Articles

Review Article

Emerging potential of naturally occurring autophagy modulators against neurodegeneration

, 2020; 26(7): 772-779.

Md. Ataur Rahman*, Md Rezanur Rahman, Toyfiquz Zaman, Md. Sahab Uddin, Rokibul Islam, Mohamed M. Abdel-Daim and Hyewhon Rhim*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200107142541


Review Article

Exploring the multifunctional neuroprotective promise of rasagiline derivatives for multi-dysfunctional Alzheimer’s disease

, 2020; 26(37): 4690-4698.

Md. Sahab Uddin*, Md. Tanvir Kabir, Md. Habibur Rahman, Md. Abdul Alim, Md. Motiar Rahman, Anurag Khatkar, Abdullah Al Mamun, Abdur Rauf, Bijo Mathew and Ghulam Md. Ashraf


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200406075044


Review Article

Current nanoparticle approaches in nose to brain drug delivery and anticancer therapy-a review

, 2020; 26(11): 1128-1137.

Mohammad A. Ansari, Ill-Min Chung, Govindasamy Rajakumar, Mohammad A. Alzohairy, Mohammad N. Alomary, Muthu Thiruvengadam*, Faheem H. Pottoo and Niyaz Ahmad


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200116153912


Review Article

Polymer-lipid hybrid nanoparticles: A next-generation nanocarrier for targeted treatment of solid tumors

, 2020; 26(11): 1206-1215.

Md. Rizwanullah, Meraj Alam, Harshita, Showkat R. Mir, Mohd. M.A. Rizvi and Saima Amin*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200116150426


Review Article

Lipid-based nanosystem as intelligent carriers for versatile drug delivery applications

, 2020; 26(11): 1167-1180.

Harshita, Md. Abul Barkat, Sabya S. Das, Faheem H. Pottoo, Sarwar Beg and Ziyaur Rahman*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200206094529


Review Article

Surface-engineered cancer nanomedicine: Rational design and recent progress

, 2020; 26(11): 1181-1190.

Javed Ahmad*, Ameeduzzafar, Mohammad Z. Ahmad and Habban Akhter


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200214110645


Review Article

Nanomedicines in diagnosis and treatment of cancer: An update

, 2020; 26(11): 1216-1231.

Nafis Haider, Sana Fatima, Murtada Tahar, Md. Rizwanullah, Jamia Firdous, Rafeeque Ahmad , Faizan Mazhar and Mohammad A. Khan*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200318170716


Review Article

Type 1 diabetes and physical exercise: Moving (forward) as an adjuvant therapy

, 2020; 26(9): 946-957.

Othmar Moser*, Max L. Eckstein, Daniel J. West, Nandu Goswami, Harald Sourij and Peter Hofmann


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200108113002


Review Article

Liposomes: Novel drug delivery approach for targeting Parkinson’s disease

, 2020; 26(37): 4721-4737.

Bhumika Kumar, Mukesh Pandey, Faheem H. Pottoo, Faizana Fayaz, Anjali Sharma and P.K. Sahoo*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200128145124


Review Article

Inflammatory bowel diseases: The role of gut microbiota

, 2020; 26(25): 2951-2961.

Cristiana De Musis, Lucia Granata, Marcello Dallio, Agnese Miranda, Antonietta G. Gravina and Marco Romano*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200420144128


Review Article

Vaccinium myrtillus l. Fruits as a novel source of phenolic compounds with health benefits and industrial applications-a review

, 2020; 26(16): 1917-1928.

Tânia C. S. P. Pires , Cristina Caleja , Celestino Santos-Buelga , Lillian Barros* and Isabel C.F.R. Ferreira*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200317132507


Review Article (Mini-Review)

New insights about regulatory T cells distribution and function with exercise: The role of immunometabolism

, 2020; 26(9): 979-990.

Gilson P. Dorneles*, Aline A.Z. dos Passos, Pedro R.T. Romão and Alessandra Peres*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200305125210


Research Article

Non-hormonal treatments for menopausal symptoms and sleep disturbances: A comparison between purified pollen extracts and soy isoflavones

, 2020; 26(35): 4509-4514.

Pasquale De Franciscis*, Anna Conte, Antonio Schiattarella, Gaetano Riemma, Luigi Cobellis and Nicola Colacurci


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200721002022


Review Article

Nanostructured lipid carriers as potential drug delivery systems for skin disorders

, 2020; 26(36): 4569-4579.

Tejashree Waghule, Vamshi Krishna Rapalli, Srividya Gorantla, Ranendra Narayan Saha, Sunil Kumar Dubey, Anu Puri and Gautam Singhvi*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200614175236


Review Article

Recent nano-based therapeutic intervention of bioactive sesquiterpenes: Prospects in cancer therapeutics

, 2020; 26(11): 1138-1144.

Mohammad A. Ansari*, Khan F. Badrealam, Asrar Alam, Saba Tufail, Gulshan Khalique, Mohammad J. Equbal*, Mohammad A. Alzohairy, Ahmad Almatroudi, Mohammad N. Alomary and Faheem H. Pottoo


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200116151522



Most Accessed Articles

Comparative Analysis of Risk Stratification Scores in Atrial Fibrillation

, 2021; 27(10): 1298-1310.

Athanasios Samaras, Ioannis Doundoulakis *, Christina Antza, Stefanos Zafeiropoulos, Ioannis Farmakis and Apostolos Tzikas


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666201210113328


Novel Phytochemical Constituents and their Potential to Manage Diabetes

, 2021; 27(6): 775-788.

Shaik I. Khalivulla*, Arifullah Mohammed* and Kokkanti Mallikarjuna


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666201222154159


Risk Prediction Models and Scores in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

, 2021; 27(10): 1254-1265.

Thomas D. Gossios*, Konstantinos Savvatis, Thomas Zegkos, Despina Parcharidou, Haralambos I. Karvounis and Georgios K. Efthimiadis


DOI: 10.2174/1381612827666210125121115


Mechanisms for Cardiorenal Protection of SGLT-2 Inhibitors

, 2021; 27(8): 1043-1050.

Panagiotis I. Georgianos, Vasilios Vaios, Evangelia Dounousi, Marios Salmas, Theodoros Eleftheriadis and Vassilios Liakopoulos*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612827666210119102409


Cardio-protective Effects of Glucagon-like Peptide-1 Receptor Agonists: An Overview of Systematic Reviews and Publication Overlap

, 2021; 27(8): 1068-1079.

Stefanos Zafeiropoulos, Areti Pagiantza, Ioannis Doundoulakis, Nikolaos Stalikas, Ioannis Farmakis, Athanasios Samaras, Christina Antza and George Giannakoulas*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612827666210119103153


Data Sharing and Privacy in Pharmaceutical Studies

, 2021; 27(7): 911-918.

Rufan Chen, Yi Zhang, Zuochao Dou, Feng Chen, Kang Xie and Shuang Wang*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612827999210112204732


Zacopride Exerts an Antiarrhythmic Effect by Specifically Stimulating the Cardiac Inward Rectifier Potassium Current in Rabbits: Exploration of a New Antiarrhythmic Strategy

, 2020; 26(44): 5746-5754.

Yuanyuan Lin, Junhu Li, Baozhong Zhu, Qinghua Liu, Xiaojie Bai, Bingmei Chang, Yanlin Guo, Qilong Feng*, Xuewen Li*, Bowei Wu and Jimin Cao


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200701135508


Marine Bioactive Peptides in Supplements and Functional Foods - A Commercial Perspective

, 2021; 27(11): 1353-1364.

Ragnhild Dragøy Whitaker*, Themis Altintzoglou, Kjersti Lian and Estefania Noriega Fernandez


DOI: 10.2174/1381612824999201105164000


New Drugs and Interventional Strategies for the Management of Hypertension

, 2021; 27(11): 1396-1406.

Theodoros Christophides*, Alberto Somaschini*, Andrea Demarchi, Stefano Cornara, Maria Androulaki and Emmanuel Androulakis


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666201106091527


Bioactive Peptides Originating from Gastrointestinal Endogenous Proteins in the Growing Pig: In Vivo Identification

, 2021; 27(11): 1382-1395.

Lakshmi A. Dave, Maria Hayes, Leticia Mora, Shane M. Rutherfurd, Carlos A. Montoya and Paul J. Moughan*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666201207111209


Prediction Models and Scores in Pulmonary Hypertension: A Review

, 2021; 27(10): 1266-1276.

Sophia Anastasia Mouratoglou, Ahmed A. Bayoumy and Anton Vonk Noordegraaf*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612824999201105163437




Cardio-Protective Effects of Sodium-Glucose Co-Transporter 2 Inhibitors: Focus on Heart Failure

, 2021; 27(8): 1051-1060.

Dimos Karangelis*, C. David Mazer, Dimitrios Stakos, Aphrodite Tzifa, Spiros Loggos, Subodh Verma and Fotios Mitropoulos


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666201103122813


Risk Models and Scores of Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus

, 2021; 27(10): 1245-1253.

Georgios Kostopoulos*, Christina Antza, Ioannis Doundoulakis and Konstantinos A. Toulis*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666201210112743




Editor-in-Chief

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Alessandro Antonelli
(12,288 citations)
Laboratory of Primary Human Cells
University of Pisa
Pisa
(Italy)
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Executive Editor

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Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS
(32052 citations)
Honorary Life Fellow
Kings College
University of Cambridge
Cambridge
(UK)
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Nobel Laureates on Editorial Board

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Andrew V. Schally
(USA)

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Journal History

Current Pharmaceutical Design was introduced in 1995 with the assistance of Dr. William A. Banks.

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