• Info
  • Home
  • About
  • Editorial Board
  • Archive
  • Research Topics
  • Review Guidelines
  • Subscribe to Alerts
  • Search
  • Article Type

    Publication Date

  • Author Info
  • Why Submit?
  • Fees
  • Article Types
  • Author Guidelines
  • Submission Checklist
  • Contact Editorial Office
  • Submit Manuscript
Start date should be earlier than end date. OK Please enter the date in dd/mm/yyyy format or use the calendar icon to the left of the date field.

Research Topics

Displaying 1 - 20 out of 79 Research Topics

A decade of research in Nanotoxicology - what have we learned?

Topic Editors:
Eleonore Fröhlich, Medical University Graz, Austria
Eva Roblegg, Karl Franzens University, Austria

Nanomaterials are being used in a variety of consumer products. It is expected that these products will also find broad application in medical and diagnostic treatment....

Deadline for abstract submission: 27 Jun 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 15 Dec 2014

Orphan GPCRs as emerging drug targets

Topic Editors:
Ye Fang, Corning Incorporated, USA
Terry Kenakin, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, USA
Changlu Liu, Janssen Research & Development, LLC, USA

G protein coupled-receptors (GPCRs) have been proven to be the most successful class of druggable targets in the human genome. It is estimated that 30 to 50% of all...

Deadline for abstract submission: 27 Jun 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 28 Nov 2014

Physician-Pharmacist Collaboration: Educational and Practical Aspects and New Developments

Topic Editors:
Susan Conrell, Midwestern University, USA
Lon J. Van Winkle, Midwestern University, USA
Nancy F. Fjortoft, Midwestern University, USA

Healthcare professional students are growing increasingly eager for physician-pharmacist collaboration. For example, scores of first-year medical students’ on the Scale...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 Aug 2013

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Nov 2014

Peptides as drugs

Topic Editors:
Miguel Castanho, School of Medicine, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Ana Salome Veiga, School of Medicine, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Diana Gaspar, Instituto de Medicina Molecular (IMM), Portugal

Bioactive peptides play a crucial role in the physiology and biochemistry of life. Naturally occurring and designed peptides have been described as promising therapeutic...

Deadline for abstract submission: 25 Apr 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Nov 2014

Phosphoinositides and their phosphatases: Linking electrical and chemical signals in biological processes

Topic Editors:
Carlos A. Villalba-Galea, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, USA
Yasushi Okamura, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Japan
Susy C. Kohout, Montana State University, USA

All living cells display a difference in electrical potential between their cytoplasm and the extracellular space. This difference in potential across the plasma...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 May 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Nov 2014

Structural needs for multi-target compounds in treatment of neurodegenerative disorders

Topic Editors:
Magdalena Majekova, Institute of Experimental Pharmacology & Toxicology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia
Katarina Nikolic, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Maria D. Carreiras, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Marian VALKO, Slovak Technical University, Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology, Slovakia
Stefania Butini, European Research Centre for Drug Discovery and Development (NatSynDrugs), University of Siena, Italy

The multi-factorial character of numerous chronic diseases has been commonly accepted as the basis for understanding mechanisms of disease processes and also for the...

Deadline for abstract submission: 25 May 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 25 Oct 2014

GPCRs: structure, signal transduction, and contribution in pathophysiology

Topic Editors:
Claudio M. COSTA-NETO, University of Sao Paulo - Ribeirao Preto School of Medicine, Brazil
Xavier Deupi, Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland
Gebhard F. Schertler, Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland

G protein coupled-receptors (GPCRs) or seven-transmembrane receptors (7TMRs) are the most prevailing class of signaling transduction molecules in human organism, being...

Deadline for abstract submission: 13 Jun 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 15 Oct 2014

In silico modeling of brain receptors for antidepressants, psychostimulants and other CNS-active drugs

Topic Editors:
Christopher Surratt, Duquesne University, USA
Jeffry D. Madura, Duquesne University, USA

Brain receptors for drug classes including antidepressants, antipsychotics, psychostimulants, opiates and anticonvulsants are typically embedded in the lipid bilayer of...

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 Jun 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Oct 2014

Our Health and the preventive interventions : The philosophy and the practice

Topic Editors:
Amro A. Amara, City for Scientific Research and Technology Application (Formar name:Mubarak City), Egypt
Nawal A. Mohammed, City for scientific research and technological application, Egypt
Abeer E. Abd El-Wahab, City for Scientific Research and Technology Application, New Burg El-Arab City, Universities and Research Institutes Zone, 21934 Alexandria, Egypt, Egypt

Health is an important issue for a better life and happiness. Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 May 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Sep 2014

Study of Drugs in newborns: a therapeutic imperative

Topic Editors:
George Giacoia, Obstetric and Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology Branch NICHD/NIH, USA
Johannes N. Van Den Anker, Children's National Medical Center, USA

Polypharmacy is standard practice in neonatal intensive care units and the number of drugs being used in sick newborns increases with emerging drug therapies. The...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 May 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Sep 2014

Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics in Autoimmune and Autoinflammatory Diseases

Topic Editors:
Vita Dolzan, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Slovenia
Blaz Rozman, Faculty of Medicine Ljubljana, Slovenia

Autoimmune diseases are chronic, debilitating illnesses with an estimated prevalence of around 3% in the human population. However the incidence can be higher in families...

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 Jun 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 15 Sep 2014

Herbal Medicine - action mechanism and clinical application

Topic Editors:
Akio Inui, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Japan
Juei-Tang Cheng, Chang Jung Christian University, Taiwan

This research topic will provide an action mechanism and clinical application of herbal medicines in view of the recent development in herbal medicine research. The...

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 Mar 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 15 Sep 2014

Molecular mechanisms protecting against tissue injury

Topic Editors:
Frank Wagener, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Netherlands
Ditte Lundvig, Radboud university medical center, Netherlands
Stephan Immenschuh, Hannover Medical School, Germany

In response to tissue injury inflammatory reactions occur that aim to restore homeostasis. However, hampered resolution of inflammation can result in pathologic wound...

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 Apr 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 15 Sep 2014

Improving the safety of cell therapy products by suicide gene transfer

Topic Editors:
Eric Robinet, Institut Hospitalo-Universitaire de Strasbourg, France
Christophe FERRAND, Etablissement Français du sang Bourgogne Franche-Comté / INSERM UMR1098, France
DESCHAMPS Marina, Etablissement Francais du Sang - EFS B-FC, France

The gene transfer of a suicide gene, such as the herpes simplex virus thymidine kinase (HSV-tk) was initially intended to target and destroy tumor cells, taking advantage...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 May 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Sep 2014

Monitoring endogenous GPCRs : lessons for drug design

Topic Editors:
Dominique Massotte, Institut des Neurosciences Cellulaires et Intégratives, France

G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) are integral membrane proteins forming the fourth largest superfamily in the human genome. Many of these receptors play key...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 May 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Sep 2014

Transporters, physiology, efflux inhibition and the challenge of clinical implementation

Topic Editors:
George Tegos, Center of Molecular Discovery School of Medicine University of New Mexico, USA
Alexandre Chigaev, University of New Mexico, USA
Leonard Amaral, Institute o Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Universidad Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

One major contributor of resistance to many classes of chemotherapeutic and antimicrobial agents is multidrug efflux systems. Efflux occurs due to the activity of...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 May 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Sep 2014

Development of Protein Therapeutics: Take it to the “High” Way

Topic Editors:
Feng He, Amgen, USA
Bruce Kerwin, Amgen Inc., Drug Product Development, USA
Sekhar R. Kanapuram, Amgen Inc, USA
Christian Schoneich, University of Kansas, USA
Christopher J. Roberts, University of Delaware, USA

Therapeutic proteins have become the major focus of pharmaceutical development, and represent the next generation of human medicine. Though it remains to be a long...

Deadline for full article submission: 31 Aug 2014

Cyclic and linear polysiloxanes (silicones) in pharmacy, medicine, personal care products, food, environment – safety or risk?

Topic Editors:
Krystyna Mojsiewicz-Pienkowska, Faculty of Pharmacy with Subfaculty of Laboratory Medicine, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
Marzena Jamrógiewicz, Medical University of Gdansk, Faculty of Pharmacy with Subfaculty of Laboratory Medicine, Poland

Cyclic and linear polysiloxanes (silicones) belong to the organosilicon compounds. Because of their unique properties, polysiloxanes could be found almost in all areas of...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 May 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 31 Aug 2014

A pre-targeting system as an investigation tool for drug delivery and immunotherapy

Topic Editors:
Guozheng Liu, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA

Pretargeting is a targeting approach that utilizes a pair of agents: a pretargeting agent administered priorly to target diseases and a small molecule effector...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 May 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Aug 2014

Neuronal and glial structural plasticity induced by drugs of abuse

Topic Editors:
M Foster Olive, Arizona State University, USA
Justin Gass, Medical University of South Carolina, USA

Drugs of abuse induce a host of alterations in brain structure and function, ranging from changes in gene expression and epigenetic processes to aberrant synaptic...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 May 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 31 Jul 2014

Displaying 1 - 20 out of 79 Research Topics

About Frontiers Research Topics

img

Frontiers Research Topics

With their unique mixes of varied contributions from Original Research to Review Articles, Research Topics unify the most influential researchers, the latest key findings and historical advances in a hot research area! Find out more on how to host your own Frontiers Research Topic or contribute to one as an author.

© 2007 - 2014 Frontiers Media S.A. All Rights Reserved