Multi-functional nanocarriers for targeted delivery of drugs and genes.

@article{JabrMilane2008MultifunctionalNF,
  title={Multi-functional nanocarriers for targeted delivery of drugs and genes.},
  author={Lara S Jabr-Milane and Lilian E. van Vlerken and Harikrishna Devalapally and Dinesh Shenoy and Sushma Komareddy and Mayank D. Bhavsar and Mansoor M Amiji},
  journal={Journal of controlled release : official journal of the Controlled Release Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={130 2},
  pages={121-8}
}
In this review article, we describe the different nano-platforms developed in our laboratory at Northeastern University in Boston, MA for the targeted delivery of drugs and genes. Special emphasis is placed on nano-platforms that offer opportunities for multi-functionalization to allow for targeted stimuli-responsive and/or simultaneous strategic delivery of multiple drugs, genes, as well as the combination of therapeutic systems with image contrast enhancers. Polymeric and lipid-based… CONTINUE READING