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Bandage Delivers Timed Medications

November 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prototype of Smart Bandage
Quoting directly: “Imagine if a wound dressing could release fresh doses of medication over time, oreven different [MORE]

DNA Robots

November 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

LQian Cargo Sorting DNA Robot
In the 64 years that scientists have known about the structure of DNA, enormous knowledge has [MORE]

Printing Drugs on Delivery Devices

November 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Printing Medications on Skin Patches
University of Michigan engineers have developed a means of printing drugs onto skin patches, ingestible strips [MORE]

Light Activated Nanomotor Drills Through Cells and Membranes

October 31, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Motorized Nanomachines
The notion of a single molecule nanomotor, spinning at two to three million revolutions per second is mind-boggling in [MORE]

pH Precise Drug Release in the Stomach

October 24, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stomach Micromotors
To treat stomach lesions associated with H. pylori infections, doctors give proton pump inhibiting drugs before administering antibiotics. The [MORE]

Guiding Therapeutic Angiogenesis

August 1, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood Vessel Model
This piece reports that researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Stanford University have used 3-D printing to [MORE]

Molecular Trigger for Drug Delivery

July 4, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Quoting directly from the abstract of this piece, “. . . here we report the rational design of a modular [MORE]

Inhaled Insulin for Treating Alzheimer’s

June 20, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nasal Spray
For several years, diabetes researchers and Alzheimer’s researcher have suspected that AD may actually be a fourth kind of [MORE]

Adhesive Sensor Detects Leaking IV Drips

June 6, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wearable Sensor for IV Leakage
For elders, inserting a needle and cannula into a vein to deliver a liquid medication can [MORE]

Nanoparticle Nasal Spray

June 6, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nasal Spray
Compared to injecting a drug into the blood stream for treating problems beyond the blood-brain barrier, a nasal spray [MORE]

MRI Powered Gun for Tissue Penetration

May 23, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gauss Gun
According to this piece, MRI machines generate enough electromagnetic energy to move swarms of micro robots though the body [MORE]

Drug Releasing Implant that is Magnetically Triggered

April 25, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Month by month, it seems, bioengineers are finding increasingly clever means for controlling drug release with implanted devices. This piece [MORE]

Light Activated Drugs in Red Blood Cells

February 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Model of Vit B12
A central aim of precision medicine is getting the right amount of drug to the right location, [MORE]

New Design for Extended Release Pills

January 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Drug-Delivery Capsule
Most extended release drugs have polymer coatings that dissolve slower in the low pH of the stomach and [MORE]