Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology publishes original manuscripts, full-length/mini reviews, thematic issues, rapid technical notes and commentaries that provide insights into the synthesis, characterisation and pharmaceutical (or diagnostic) application of materials at the nanoscale. The nanoscale is defined as a size range of below 1 µm. Scientific findings related to micro and macro systems with functionality residing within features defined at the nanoscale are also within the scope of the journal. Manuscripts detailing the synthesis, exhaustive characterisation, biological evaluation, clinical testing and/or toxicological assessment of nanomaterials are of particular interest to the journal’s readership. Articles should be self contained, centred around a well founded hypothesis and should aim to showcase the pharmaceutical/diagnostic implications of the nanotechnology approach. Manuscripts should aim, wherever possible, to demonstrate the in vivo impact of any nanotechnological intervention. As reducing a material to the nanoscale is capable of fundamentally altering the material’s properties, the journal’s readership is particularly interested in new characterisation techniques and the advanced properties that originate from this size reduction. Both bottom up and top down approaches to the realisation of nanomaterials lie within the scope of the journal.
Zongjin Li Department of Pathophysiology Nankai University School of Medicine Tianjin (China) Biography
Biography of Zongjin Li
Dr. Zongjin Li is a Professor at the Department of Pathophysiology and a Director of the Laboratory of Molecular Imaging and Stem Cell Therapy at Nankai University School of Medicine, Tianjin, China. He received his PhD degree from Peking Union Medical College and completed his postdoctoral training in the Molecular Imaging Program (MIPS) at Stanford University, USA. He has published more than 120 peer-reviewed papers on molecular imaging and stem cell therapy.