Considerations on the design of nanoparticles for diagnostic, theranostic and therapeutic purposes

Fabian Kiessling

RWTH Aachen University

Fabian Kiessling studied Medicine in Heidelberg and did his clinical training as Radiologist at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and the University of Heidelberg. Additionally, he worked as group leader for Molecular Imaging in the Department of Medical Physics of the DKFZ. Since 2008 he is leading the Institute for Experimental Molecular Imaging at RWTH-University in Aachen. Fabian Kiessling authored over 240 publications and book chapters, and edited two books. He is Editorial board member of Radiology and European Radiology, treasurer of the European Society for Molecular Imaging, and was program chair of the World Molecular Imaging Conference 2016.


Nanoparticles are frequently suggested for medical use. However, often basic considerations on its pharmacokinetic properties are not taken into account. Additionally, its optimal characteristics have to be very different if... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Fabian Kiessling (RWTH Aachen University)

Topic Areas

Targeted drug delivery and Nanocarriers , Nanomedecine for cancer diagnosis & therapy


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