Recent advances in targeted drug delivery approaches using dendritic polymers

Jason Bugno, Hao Jui Hsu, Seungpyo Hong

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Since they were first synthesized over 30 years ago, dendrimers have seen rapid translation into various biomedical applications. A number of reports have not only demonstrated their clinical utility, but also revealed novel design approaches and strategies based on the elucidation of underlying mechanisms governing their biological interactions. This review focuses on presenting the latest advances in dendrimer design, discussing the current mechanistic understandings, and highlighting recent developments and targeted approaches using dendrimers in drug/gene delivery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1025-1034
Number of pages10
JournalBiomaterials Science
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Jul 1

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Materials Science(all)


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