Guest editors: Prof. Zhonggao Gao, Institute of Materia Medica, Beijing, China
Prof. Han Chang Kang, The Catholic University of Korea, Bucheon, Republic of Korea
Article deadline: 15 December 2015
Publishing date: 25 March 2016
In this special issue of Functional materials, nanocarriers, and formulations for targeted therapy,
articles describing the current advances on targeted therapies using functional materials, nanocarriers,
and formulations will be invited for submission. It is envisioned that with this Special Issue compilation,
researchers in the field will be able to learn the current advances and gain hints for their future works on
related drug design and development.
Manuscripts should be submitted online at http://www.elsevier.com/locate/apsb by registering and
logging in to this website. Papers will be published online continuously (as soon as accepted) and will be
listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short
communications are invited.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for
publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are refereed through a
peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts
is available on the Instructions for Authors page
(http://yxxb.imm.ac.cn/yxxb_en/EN/column/column79.shtml). Please visit the the page before submitting
a manuscript. Please give an indication of “submission to special issue” when submitting your article.
Brief introduction of APSB:
Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica B (APSB) (ISSN: 2211-3835) is a bimonthly English peer-reviewed online
journal in ScienceDirect, which publishes research articles, reviews and communications in all areas of
pharmaceutical sciences. The journal is co-published by Elsevier B.V., in association with the Institute
of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Chinese Pharmaceutical Association.
APSB encourages submissions from all areas of pharmaceutical sciences, including pharmacology,
pharmaceutics, medicinal chemistry, natural products, pharmacognosy, pharmaceutical analysis,
pharmacokinetics and drug metabolism.
APSB is a part of the series Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica, which was founded in 1953 and is now the
most successful pharmaceutical journal in China. It is the only pharmaceutical journal awarded "China's
top 100 journals " for 8 years, continuously. The editorial office of Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica publishs
the English journal APSB in order to promote the communicatons of pharmaceutical research findings in
the international community.
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