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Nanostructures for Novel Therapy by Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu, Denisa Ficai

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Chapter 2

Applications of nanoscale drugs carriers in the treatment of chronic diseases

Andreea Aiacoboae*
Tania Gheorghe*
Iulia I. Lungu*
Carmen Curutiu**
Mariana C. Chifiriuc**
Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu**
Alina M. Holban*,***    University Politehnica of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania**    Research Institute of the University of Bucharest (ICUB), Bucharest, Romania

Abstract

Nanomedicine plays an important role in the medical field for applications as drug delivery and diagnosis. The requirement for the development of multiple systems, which can precisely and specifically deliver the pharmaceutical agent into the desired site, has increased over the last decade. These systems have a great impact in medical fields, such as oncology, cardiology, ...

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