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Nanoparticle Targeting Tumor Cells

June 30, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dendritic polyglycerol
Dendritic polyglycerols are synthesized carrier molecules to which different kinds of labels (dyes, radiolabeling) and/or therapeutics (antiviral, anticancer, anti-inflammatory [MORE]

Drug Delivery via Red Blood Cells

April 7, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Functionalized red blood cells for drug delivery
“[R]esearchers at McMaster University in Canada have developed a way of emptying red blood [MORE]

Femtosecond Speed for 3 D Printing

March 17, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Two-photon lithography technology
3D printing is a relatively slow miracle; so engineers at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the [MORE]

Light, Hydrogel and OsciBots

January 28, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Light-pushed robot
Here’s an update on “Fantastic Voyage.”  “Engineers at University of Los Angles have come up with a tiny new [MORE]

Using CRISPR for Diagnostic Devices

December 10, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
CRISPR to edit DNA gels
MIT and Harvard researchers have used CRISPR to edit DNA in gels making new types of [MORE]

Implant for Remote Controlled Disease Management

September 10, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Remote control implantable drug delivery system
“Researchers from Houston Methodist successfully delivered continuous, predetermined dosages of two chronic disease medications using [MORE]

Synthetic Biology Primes Solid Tumors for Immunotherapy

September 3, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Engineered bacterium armed with cancer fighting antibody
Engineering bacteria to deliver anticancer drugs amounts to giving an untreatable cancer a treatable [MORE]

Artificial DNA Controls Sequenced Release of Drugs from a Capsule

August 13, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sequencing release of drug
The earliest controlled release drug dates from 1938, and relied on polymer coatings to survive gastric acids [MORE]

A Robotic Biologic Pill

April 23, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

RaniPill
“Upon entering the small intestine, the RaniPill capsule inflates a small balloon, which then pushes drug-loaded needles into the wall [MORE]

Smart Pills with Tiny Needles

March 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smart pills with tiny needles
In a foreseeable future, insulin injections, vaccinations and IV drips might be replaced with smart pills [MORE]

Patch with Microneedles Delivers Drugs for Eye Diseases

February 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Eye patch with microneedles
Means for delivering drugs to treat glaucoma and macular degeneration—eye drops and needle injections–are limited in several [MORE]

Focused Ultrasound Targets Drug Release in the Brain

January 22, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanoparticle delivers drug through focused ultrasound disruption
Innovations in drug delivery seemingly are reported every day.  This piece describes how Stanford [MORE]

Making Nanoparticles Stick in the Liver

January 15, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanoparticles with hairy polymer shells
Various kinds of nanoparticles are possible drug delivery vehicles in the body.  This report tells of [MORE]

Implantable Device for Breast Cancer Immunotherapy

January 1, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanodevice for drug delivery directly to tumor
“To fulfill the unmet clinical need for sustained local drug delivery and to avoid [MORE]