Journal of Controlled Release

The Journal of Controlled Release is a bimonthly peer-reviewed medical journal and the official journal of the Controlled Release Society. The journal contains papers detailing research involving the controlled release and delivery of drugs and other biologically active agents. Announcements and reports of future meetings pertaining to the activities of the Controlled Release Society are also included. The journal is abstracted and indexed in BIOSIS Previews, CAB Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts, Current Contents/Life Sciences, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Science Citation Index, and Scopus.

Publisher
Elsevier
History
1984-present
Impact factor
7.164 (2010)

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Medical research

Getting (drugs) under your skin

Using ultrasound waves, MIT engineers have found a way to enhance the permeability of skin to drugs, making transdermal drug delivery more efficient. This technology could pave the way for noninvasive drug delivery or needle-free ...

Cancer

To fight lung cancer, researchers think small

In a study published in the Journal of Controlled Release, University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers used nanoparticles to deliver powerful chemotherapy drugs directly to lungs affected by metastatic disease ...

Cancer

Focused delivery for brain cancers

A person's brainstem controls some of the body's most important functions, including heart beat, respiration, blood pressure and swallowing. Tumor growth in this part of the brain is therefore twice as devastating. Not only ...

HIV & AIDS

An aspirin a day may keep HIV away, study finds

An affordable, globally available drug – low-dose Aspirin – shows promise as a new approach to preventing HIV transmission, a University of Manitoba study has found.

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

First photoactive drug to fight Parkinson's disease

An international team has designed the first potentially therapeutic photoactive drug, MRS7145, to fight Parkinson's disease, according to the new article in Journal of Controlled Release.

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