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Theranostics publishes innovative research articles reflecting the fields of in vitro diagnostics and prognostics, in vivo molecular imaging, molecular therapeutics, image-guided therapy, biosensors, system biology and translational medicine, personalized medicine and a broad spectrum of biomedical research that can be applied to future theranostic applications.


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Glutamine is essential for overcoming the immunosuppressive microenvironment in malignant salivary gland tumors
Shuting Cao, Yu-Wen Hung, Yi-Chang Wang, Yiyin Chung, Yue Qi, Ching Ouyang, Xiancai Zhong, Weidong Hu, Alaysia Coblentz, Ellie Maghami, Zuoming Sun, H. Helen Lin, David K. Ann
Theranostics 2022; 12(13): 6038-6056. doi:10.7150/thno.73896
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Engineered extracellular vesicles with high collagen-binding affinity present superior in situ retention and therapeutic efficacy in tissue repair
Dake Hao, Lu Lu, Hengyue Song, Yixin Duan, Jianing Chen, Randy Carney, Jian Jian Li, Ping Zhou, Jan Nolta, Kit S. Lam, J. Kent Leach, Diana L Farmer, Alyssa Panitch, Aijun Wang
Theranostics 2022; 12(13): 6021-6037. doi:10.7150/thno.70448
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Emerging nanozyme-based multimodal synergistic therapies in combating bacterial infections
Yanmei Zhang, Xin Hu, Jing Shang, Wenhui Shao, Liming Jin, Chunshan Quan, Jun Li
Theranostics 2022; 12(13): 5995-6020. doi:10.7150/thno.73681
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Reduced splenic uptake on 68Ga-Pentixafor-PET/CT imaging in multiple myeloma - a potential imaging biomarker for disease prognosis
Sabrina Kraus, Philipp Klassen, Malte Kircher, Alexander Dierks, Stefan Habringer, Alexander Gäble, Klaus Martin Kortüm, Niels Weinhold, Valëza Ademaj-Kospiri, Rudolf A Werner, Andreas Schirbel, Andreas K Buck, Peter Herhaus, Hans-Jürgen Wester, Andreas Rosenwald, Wolfgang A Weber, Hermann Einsele, Ulrich Keller, Leo Rasche, Constantin Lapa
Theranostics 2022; 12(13): 5986-5994. doi:10.7150/thno.75847
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3p-C-NETA: A versatile and effective chelator for development of Al18F-labeled and therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals
Stephen Ahenkorah, Erika Murce, Christopher Cawthorne, Jessica Pougoue Ketchemen, Christophe M. Deroose, Thomas Cardinaels, Yann Seimbille, Humphrey Fonge, Willy Gsell, Guy Bormans, Maarten Ooms, Frederik Cleeren
Theranostics 2022; 12(13): 5971-5985. doi:10.7150/thno.75336
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CRISPR/Cas9-based genome-wide screening for deubiquitinase subfamily identifies USP1 regulating MAST1-driven cisplatin-resistance in cancer cells
Apoorvi Tyagi, Kamini Kaushal, Arun Pandian Chandrasekaran, Neha Sarodaya, Soumyadip Das, Chang-Hwan Park, Seok-Ho Hong, Kye-Seong Kim, Suresh Ramakrishna
Theranostics 2022; 12(13): 5949-5970. doi:10.7150/thno.72826
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Machine learning-based identification of tumor-infiltrating immune cell-associated lncRNAs for improving outcomes and immunotherapy responses in patients with low-grade glioma
Nan Zhang, Hao Zhang, Wantao Wu, Ran Zhou, Shuyu Li, Zeyu Wang, Ziyu Dai, Liyang Zhang, Fangkun Liu, Zaoqu Liu, Jian Zhang, Peng Luo, Zhixiong Liu, Quan Cheng
Theranostics 2022; 12(13): 5931-5948. doi:10.7150/thno.74281
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A CRISPR-Cas12a integrated SERS nanoplatform with chimeric DNA/RNA hairpin guide for ultrasensitive nucleic acid detection
Bohan Yin, Qin Zhang, Xinyue Xia, Chuanqi Li, Willis Kwun Hei Ho, Jiaxiang Yan, Yingying Huang, Honglian Wu, Pui Wang, Changqing Yi, Jianhua Hao, Jianfang Wang, Honglin Chen, Siu Hong Dexter Wong, Mo Yang
Theranostics 2022; 12(13): 5914-5930. doi:10.7150/thno.75816
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Editor-in-Chief:
Xiaoyuan (Shawn) Chen, PhD
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CFP: Virtual Special Issue - Patient-derived cancer models: from molecular mechanisms to clinical translation. Guest Editors: Christian Pilarsky, PhD (Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen), Yana Zavros, PhD (University of Arizona Cancer Center), Qingfeng Chen, PhD (National University of Singapore), and Xin Hong, PhD (Southern University of Science and Technology)


Special issue on the thematic conference Nanomedicine meets the tumor microenvironment - NanoTME 2021. Guest Editors: Jai Prakash (University of Twente, The Netherlands) and Yuval Shaked (Technicon, Israel)


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Research Paper
Covalent core-radiolabeling of polymeric micelles with 125I/211At for theranostic radiotherapy
Emanuel Sporer, Christian B. M. Poulie, Tom Bäck, Sture Lindegren, Holger Jensen, Paul J. Kempen, Andreas Kjaer, Matthias M. Herth, Andreas I. Jensen
Nanotheranostics 2022; 6(4): 388-399. doi:10.7150/ntno.71906
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Ultrasound-triggered oxygen-loaded nanodroplets enhance and monitor cerebral damage from sonodynamic therapy
Harriet Lea-Banks, Sheng-Kai Wu, Hannah Lee, Kullervo Hynynen
Nanotheranostics 2022; 6(4): 376-387. doi:10.7150/ntno.71946
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Special Issue: Osteoarthritis Theranostics. Guest Editors: Dr. WEN, CHUNYI, Dr. Magali Cucchiarini.


Congratulations to Dr. Chen for being elected as AIMBE fellow.


Dr. Chen received the 2016 Bioconjugate Chemistry Lectureship Award for his extensive contributions at the interface between chemistry, biology, and medicine that have helped define the field of nanomedicine.


Dr. Chen and Theranostics journal have been featured in an article of Laser Focus World magazine, and in C&EN (Chemical and Engineering News).


NCI provides a data repository for characterized cancer nanomaterials, the cancer Nanotechnology Laboratory (caNanoLab). Authors and readers of Theranostics are invited to learn more about the information deposited and how they can add their characterized nanomaterials data.
Office of Cancer Nanotechnology Research in NCI has publicly launched a Dialogue on Nanotechnology in Cancer public discussion forum. Readers of Theranostics are invited to participate in this dialog.