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Current Drug Delivery

Volume 19, 10 Issues, 2022
ISSN: 1875-5704 (Online)
ISSN: 1567-2018 (Print)
This journal supports open access

Aims & Scope

Current Drug Delivery aims to publish peer-reviewed articles, research articles, in-depth reviews/mini-reviews, and drug clinical trials studies in the rapidly developing field of drug delivery. Modern drug research aims to build delivery properties of a drug at the design phase, however in many cases this idea cannot be met and the development of delivery systems becomes as important as the development of the drugs themselves.

The journal aims to cover the latest outstanding developments in drug and vaccine delivery employing physical, physico-chemical and chemical methods. The drugs include a wide range of bioactive compounds from simple pharmaceuticals to peptides, proteins, nucleotides, nucleosides and sugars. The journal will also report progress in the fields of transport routes and mechanisms including efflux proteins and multi-drug resistance.

The journal is essential for all pharmaceutical scientists involved in drug design, development and delivery.

Current Drug Delivery


Volume 19


Number 9

Research Article

Curcumin and Paclitaxel Co-loaded Heparin and Poloxamer P403 Hybrid Nanocarrier for Improved Synergistic Efficacy in Breast Cancer

, 19(9): 966 - 979

Ngoc The Nguyen*, Quynh Anh Bui, Phuong Duy Huynh, Quang Huy Nguyen, Ngoc Quyen Tran, Nguyen Thanh Viet and Dinh Trung Nguyen*

DOI: 10.2174/1567201819666220401095923

Research Article

Current Drug Delivery, Volume 19 (2022) - Number 10

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

Articles Ahead of Print

Novel Luliconazole Spanlastic Nanocarriers: Development and Characterisation

Shirleen Miriam Marques, Dikshita Ullas Chavan, Prashant Jivaji Bhide, Madhusudan Joshi, Lalit Kumar* and Rupesh Kalidas Kalidas Shirodkar*

DOI: 10.2174/1567201819666220516155048
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Abstracts Ahead of Print

Targeted Delivery of Doxorubicin as a Potential Chemotherapeutic Agent

Tanmay S. Markandeywar, Raj Kumar Narang, Dilpreet Singh and Vineet Kumar Rai*

DOI: 10.2174/1567201819666220714101952
View Abstract

Treatment Opportunities and Technological Progress Prospective for Acne Vulgaris

Pratik N Chauhan*, Alok Sharma, Haamid Rasheed, Harshita Mathur and Priyanka Sharma

DOI: 10.2174/1567201819666220623154225
View Abstract

Published Contents

Editor's Choice

Application of 3D Printing Technology in Bone Tissue Engineering: A Review

, 2021; 18(7): 847 - 861

Yashan Feng*, Shijie Zhu, Di Mei, Jiang Li, Jiaxiang Zhang, Shaolong Yang and Shaokang Guan*

DOI: 10.2174/1567201817999201113100322

Hot Melt Extrusion and its Application in 3D Printing of Pharmaceuticals

, 2021; 18(4): 387 - 407

Sanjeevani Deshkar*, Mrunali Rathi, Shital Zambad and Krishnakant Gandhi

DOI: 10.2174/1567201817999201110193655

Formulation, Characterization and Pharmacokinetics of Long-acting Ceftiofur Hydrochloride Suspension

, 2021; 18(2): 224 - 233

Shuyu Xie*, Xiaoqiu Zhang, Wanhe Luo, Kuiyu Meng, Dongmei Chen, Yuanhu Pan, Yanfei Tao, Lingli Huang, Zhenli Liu, Yulian Wang* and Zonghui Yuan*

DOI: 10.2174/1567201817666200903165119

Cholesterol-Conjugate as a New Strategy to Improve the Cytotoxic Effect of 5-Fluorouracil on Liver Cancer: Impact of Liposomal Composition

, 2020; 17(10): 898 - 910

Saleh Ayed Alanazi*, Gamaleldin Ibrahim Harisa, Mohammad M. Badran, Nazrul Haq , Awwad Abdoh Radwan , Ashok Kumar , Faiyaz Shakeel and Fars Kaed Alanazi*

DOI: 10.2174/1567201817666200211095452

Increased Toxicity of Doxorubicin Encapsulated into pH-Responsive Poly(β-Amino Ester)-Functionalized MCM-41 Silica Nanoparticles

, 2020; 17(9): 799 - 805

Alejandro Ávila-Ortega, Leydi Maribel Carrillo-Cocom*, Christofer Enmanuel Olán-Noverola, Geovanny I. Nic-Can, Alfredo Rafael Vilchis-Nestor and William Alejandro Talavera-Pech

DOI: 10.2174/1567201817999200728123915

Open Access Articles

Self-Assembled Tocopherol-Albumin Nanoparticles with Full Biocompatibility for Chemo-photothermal Therapy against Breast Cancer

, 2022; 19(1): 49 - 63

Haijun Shen, Qianqian Gao, Tingting Liu, Haoran Wang, Ran Zhang, Jie Zhou, Sihui Ding, Yang Ye and Zhenhua Sun*

Comparative Evaluation of the Transdermal Permeation Effectiveness of Fu’s Cupping Therapy on Eight Different Types of Model Drugs

, 2021; 18(4): 446 - 459

Yanyan Miao, Jian Xu, Yao Liu, Fangfang Yang, Xiaoxia Zheng, Weijie Xie and Yongping Zhang*

A New Food-grade Coenzyme Q10 Formulation Improves Bioavailability: Single and Repeated Pharmacokinetic Studies in Healthy Volunteers

, 2019; 16(8): 759 - 767

Giovanna Petrangolini, Massimo Ronchi, Elisabetta Frattini, Eric De Combarieu, Pietro Allegrini and Antonella Riva*

A Summary of Electrospun Nanofibers as Drug Delivery System: Drugs Loaded and Biopolymers Used as Matrices

, 2018; 15(10): 1360 - 1374

Erick José Torres-Martinez, José Manuel Cornejo Bravo*, Aracely Serrano Medina, Graciela Lizeth Pérez González and Luis Jesús Villarreal Gómez*

Optimizing Antitumor Efficacy and Adverse Effects of Pegylated Liposomal Doxorubicin by Scheduled Plasmapheresis: Impact of Timing and Dosing

, 2018; 15(9): 1261 - 1270

Romeo Ngoune, Christine Contini, Michael M. Hoffmann, Dominik von Elverfeldt, Karl Winkler and Gerhard Putz*

Evaluation of Eudragit® Retard Polymers for the Microencapsulation of Alpha-Lipoic Acid

, 2016; 13(7): 1165 - 1175

Tiziana M.G. Pecora, Teresa Musumeci, Lucrezia Musumeci, Massimo Fresta and Rosario Pignatello

Temporal Separation in the Release of Bioactive Molecules from a Moldable Calcium Sulfate Bone Graft Substitute

, 2014; 11(5): 605 - 612

Matt E. Brown, Yuan Zou, R. Peyyala, Thomas D. Dziubla and David A. Puleo

Most Cited Articles

Review Article

Topical and transdermal drug delivery: From simple potions to smart technologies

, 2019; 16(5): 444-460.

Heather A.E. Benson*, Jeffrey E. Grice, Yousuf Mohammed, Sarika Namjoshi and Michael S. Roberts

DOI: 10.2174/1567201816666190201143457

Review Article

Cell-penetrating peptides: Efficient vectors for vaccine delivery

, 2019; 16(5): 430-443.

Jieru Yang, Yacheng Luo, Mohini Anjna Shibu, Istvan Toth* and Mariusz Skwarczynskia*

DOI: 10.2174/1567201816666190123120915

Review Article

An overview of chitosan nanofibers and their applications in the drug delivery process

, 2019; 16(4): 272-294.

Nawzat D. AL-Jbour, Mohammad D. Beg*, Jolius Gimbun and A.K.M. Moshiul Alam

DOI: 10.2174/1567201816666190123121425

Research Article

Solid lipid nanoparticles and chitosan-coated solid lipid nanoparticles as promising tool for silybin delivery: Formulation, characterization, and in vitro evaluation

, 2019; 16(2): 142-152.

Vieri Piazzini, Lorenzo Cinci, Mario D'Ambrosio, Cristina Luceri, Anna Rita Bilia and Maria Camilla Bergonzi*

DOI: 10.2174/1567201815666181008153602

Review Article

Graphene family of nanomaterials: Reviewing advanced applications in drug delivery and medicine

, 2019; 16(3): 195-214.

Kumud Joshi*, Bhaskar Mazumder, Pronobesh Chattopadhyay, Nilutpal Sharma Bora, Danswrang Goyary and Sanjeev Karmakar

DOI: 10.2174/1567201815666181031162208

Research Article

Fabrication and characterization of electrospun nanofibers for the modified release of the chronobiotic hormone melatonin

, 2019; 16(1): 79-85.

Marilena Vlachou*, Stefanos Kikionis, Angeliki Siamidi, Konstantina Tragou, Stefania Kapoti, Efstathia Ioannou, Vassilios Roussis and Andrew Tsotinis

DOI: 10.2174/1567201815666180914095701

Review Article

Insights on the use of nanocarriers for acne alleviation

, 2019; 16(1): 18-25.

Sandra Sherif Amer, Maha Nasr*, Wael Mamdouh and Omaima Sammour

DOI: 10.2174/1567201815666180913144145

Review Article

Nanomedicines as drug delivery carriers of anti-tubercular drugs: From pathogenesis to infection control

, 2019; 16(5): 400-429.

Afzal Hussain, Sima Singh, Sabya Sachi Das, Keshireddy Anjireddy, Subramanian Karpagam and Faiyaz Shakeel*

DOI: 10.2174/1567201816666190201144815

Review Article

Aspects of nanomaterials in wound healing

, 2019; 16(1): 26-41.

Srijita Chakrabarti, Pronobesh Chattopadhyay*, Johirul Islam, Subhabrata Ray, Pakalapati Srinivas Raju and Bhaskar Mazumder

DOI: 10.2174/1567201815666180918110134



, 2021; 18(1): 2-3.

Deng-Guang Yu

DOI: 10.2174/156720181801201203091653

Review Article

Recent advances in self-assembled nanoparticles for drug delivery

, 2020; 17(4): 279-291.

Lanke Tejesh Varma, Nidhi Singh, Bapi Gorain, Hira Choudhury, Murtaza M. Tambuwala, Prashant Kesharwani* and Rahul Shukla*

DOI: 10.2174/1567201817666200210122340

Most Accessed Articles

Application of 3D Printing Technology in Bone Tissue Engineering: A Review

, 2021; 18(7): 847-861.

Feng, Yashan; Zhu, Shijie; Mei, Di; Li, Jiang; Zhang, Jiaxiang; Yang, Shaolong; Guan, Shaokang

DOI: 10.2174/1567201817999201113100322

Potential Anticancer Effect of Carvacrol Codrugs on Human Glioblastoma Cells

, 2021; 18(3): 350-356.

Yazici, Aysenur; Marinelli, Lisa; Cacciatore, Ivana; Emsen, Bugrahan; Eusepi, Piera; Di Biase, Giuseppe; Di Stefano, Antonio; Mardinoglu, Adil; Turkez, Hasan

DOI: 10.2174/1567201817666201027123424

New Heterocyclic Compounds: Synthesis, Antioxidant Activity and Computational Insights of Nano-Antioxidant as Ascorbate Peroxidase Inhibitor by Various Cyclodextrins as Drug Delivery Systems

, 2021; 18(3): 334-349.

Kaddouri, Yassine; Abrigach, Farid; Yousfi, El Bekaye; Hammouti, Belkheir; El Kodadi, Mohamed; Alsalme, Ali; Al-Zaqri, Nabil; Warad, Ismail; Touzani, Rachid

DOI: 10.2174/1567201817999201001205627

Current Status of Drug Delivery Approaches and Assay of Anti-Migraine Drugs

, 2021; 18(2): 121-146.

Esim, Ozgur; Savaser, Ayhan; Karadurmus, Leyla; Bakirhan, Nurgul K.; Ozkan, Sibel A.; Ozkan, Yalcin

DOI: 10.2174/1567201817666200508094204

Cytotoxicity of Chitosan Ukraine Nanoshuttles on the MCF-7 Cell Line as a Surrogate Model for Breast Cancer

, 2021; 18(1): 19-30.

Faris, Tarek; Harisa, Gamaleldin, I; Alanazi, Fars K.; Badran, Mohamed M.; Alotaibi, Afraa Mohammad; Almanea, Hafsa; Alqahtani, Ali S.; Samy, Ahmed M.

DOI: 10.2174/1567201817666200719005440


Deng-Guang Yu
Department of Material Forming and Control
University of Shanghai
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