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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]

Wirelessly Controlled “pill”

December 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Wireless pill
For the past two years, researchers at MIT have been improving the design and capabilities of an ingestible [MORE]

Nanoparticles Deliver Drugs for Kidney Disease

December 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanoparticles deliver medication to kidney
Kidney tissue naturally filters out foreign substances which is why drug delivery is so problematic.  In [MORE]

A Robot Crawling in the Stomach

November 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stomach robot
Using a silicone material embedded with magnetic particles, engineers at the City University of Hong Kong have built a [MORE]

Even Smarter Bandages

September 11, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smart bandage to monitor chronic wounds
pH is an important factor in wound healing.  Normally healing wounds have pH levels between [MORE]

X-ray, Nanobubble Delivery of Anticancer Chemo

September 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dr. Wei-Deng researching nanobubbles
“Nanobubbles,” aka liposomes, have shown usefulness in drug delivery before, but their limitation has been in tissue [MORE]