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Research Topics

Displaying 1 - 20 out of 82 Research Topics

Regulation of protein kinase signaling in cardiovascular disease

Topic Editors:
Friederike Cuello, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
Kristina Lorenz, University of Wuerzburg, Germany

The human genome contains about 500 protein kinase genes. Protein kinases modify an estimated 30% of the human proteome and thus regulate the majority of cellular...

Deadline for abstract submission: 28 Nov 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 27 Apr 2015

Recent advances in voltage-gated sodium channels, their pharmacology and related diseases

Topic Editors:
Mohamed Chahine, Laval University, Canada
Jean-François Desaphy, University of Bari "Aldo Moro", Italy

It is our pleasure to co-edit a Research Topic on voltage-gated sodium channels pharmacology and related diseases. We are in a process to inviting submissions of novel...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Nov 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Apr 2015

Application of spray drying technology to enhance performance of both small and large drug molecules

Topic Editors:
AMAL A. ELKORDY, university of Sunderland, United Kingdom

Spray drying as a technique is very efficient and beneficial as it converts the contents of solutions/suspensions into dry powder forms in one step. This makes spray...

Deadline for abstract submission: 25 Sep 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 26 Mar 2015

New Clinical Pharmacy Practices: Challenges & Impacts

Topic Editors:
Abdulbaset A. Elfituri, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Canada
Fathi M. Sherif, University of Tripoli, Libya
PRAKASH KATAKAM, FACULTY OF PHARMACY, UNIVERSITY OF ZAWIA, Libya
Abdurraouf M. Khalf, Faculty of Pharmacy A zawia University, Libya

Theories: Clinical pharmacy practice is the practice of pharmacy as part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team directed at achieving quality use of medicines Clinical...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 Oct 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 31 Jan 2015

In Vivo Imaging in Pharmacological Research

Topic Editors:
Nicolau Beckmann, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Switzerland
Albert D Windhorst, VU University Medical Center, Netherlands
Igor A. Kaltashov, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, USA

The discovery and development of a biological active molecule with therapeutic properties is an ever increasing complex task, highly unpredictable at the early stages and...

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 Sep 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 15 Jan 2015

Today’s nutrition and tomorrow’s public health: challenges and opportunities

Topic Editors:
Irene Lenoir-Wijnkoop, Utrecht University Department Pharmaceutical Sciences, Netherlands
Iñaki Gutiérrez-Ibarluzea, Basque Office for Health Technology Assessment, Spain
Dominique J. Dubois, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium

At the dawn of the third millennium, we are confronted with a disturbing phenomenon: although global life expectancy still increases, this is not the case for healthy...

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 Oct 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 15 Jan 2015

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 Oct 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 31 Dec 2014

Mutations and Drug Resistance

Topic Editors:
Jian Hui Wu, McGill University, Canada
Rongtuan Lin, Lady Davis Institute/McGill University, Canada

A drug must interact with its target(s) to achieve the therapeutic effects. Mutation in drug target is a critical mechanism that results in drug resistance. The aim of...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 Oct 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 31 Dec 2014

Herbal Remedies and Phytochemicals: Focus on Safety and Toxicological Evaluation

Topic Editors:
Abidemi J. Akindele, University of Lagos, Nigeria
Adejuwon A. Adeneye, Lagos State University College of Medicine, Nigeria

The use of plants with medicinal properties evolved with man based on the fact that a sound health is essential for survival propelled by day-to-day activities. Man...

Deadline for abstract submission: 25 Jul 2013

Deadline for full article submission: 31 Dec 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: 20 Sep 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 20 Dec 2014

Therapeutic Implications of Circadian Rhythms

Topic Editors:
Guangrui Yang, university of pennsylvania, USA
Han Wang, Soochow University, China
Erquan Zhang, NIBS, China

Circadian rhythms are biological processes displaying endogenous and entrainable oscillations of about 24 hours. They are driven by a group of genes called clock genes...

Deadline for abstract submission: 29 Aug 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 19 Dec 2014

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: 30 Sep 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 15 Dec 2014

Ion Channels: from Physiology to Channelopathies

Topic Editors:
Mauro Pessia, Universtity of Perugia, Italy
Maria C. D'Adamo, University of Perugia, School of Medicine, section of Physiology and Biochemistry, Italy

This Research Topic is cross-listed in the Frontiers in Physiology section: Membrane Physiology and Membrane Biophysics and Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience ...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Sep 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Dec 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: 31 Aug 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Nov 2014

Herbal Hepatotoxicity: New Advances, Scientific Mechanisms and Rational Usage

Topic Editors:
Jia-bo Wang, 302 Military Hospital of China, China
Xiaohui Fan, Zhejiang University, China
Luyong Zhang, China Pharmaceutical University, China
Xiao-he Xiao, 302 Military Hospital of China, China

Herbal hepatotoxicity, an unresolved critical issue which impacts clinical safety of herbal remedies worldwide, has been recognized for many years, but new herbal...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 Jan 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Nov 2014

The next generation of deafness therapies targeting the inner ear

Topic Editors:
Hiroshi Hibino, Niigata University, Japan

Numerous people are suffering from inner-ear disorders throughout the world, providing severe social and financial impacts. Classical drugs such as steroids and vitamins...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 May 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Jul 2014

Extended deadline for full article submission: 30 Nov 2014

5-HT2A/2B/2C receptor subtypes

Topic Editors:
Alfredo Meneses, Center for Research and Advanced Studies, Mexico. Mentor: Carlos Gitler, Weizman Institute, Mexico
Antonella Gasbarri, University of l'Aquila, Italy
Bettina Bert, Freie Universiät Berlin, Germany

Serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine-5-HT) is involved diverse physiologic and pathophysiology processes in mammalians. And 5-HT plays a significant role in the treatment of a...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 Dec 2013

Deadline for full article submission: 21 Mar 2014

Extended deadline for full article submission: 30 Nov 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: 31 Aug 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

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