POSTS TAGGED AS drug delivery

Ingestible Capsule for mRNA Delivery

April 26, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pill that releases mRNA in the stomach to administer vaccines or treat GI disease
“Here, we [engineers at MIT] describe orally [MORE]

Microbots that “Swim” Drugs to Tumors

January 25, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Shape-morphing microrobots deliver drug to cancer cell
In “ a proof-of-concept study, [Chinese] researchers, reporting in ACS Nano, made fish-shaped microrobots [MORE]

Neural Interface and Microfluidics Device

December 7, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Flexible neural interface  and microfluidic device
“We [South Korean robotic engineers] fabricated a microfluidic interconnection cable (µFIC) and integrated it with [MORE]

Ultrasound Propelled Microswimmers for Drug Delivery to Tumors

December 7, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cell-size robotic swimmer powered by ultrasound waves
Cornell University engineers “created cell-size robots that can be powered and steered by ultrasound [MORE]

A Stent with “Spines” for Drug Delivery

August 31, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Kirigami stent
“Researchers at MIT have developed a kirigami-style stent that can provide localized drug delivery through needle-like projections that pop [MORE]

Smart Medicines

August 10, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Label-free characterization of organic nanocarriers
“We [physicists at Washington State University] utilize X-rays resonant with molecular bonds to demonstrate an in-situ [MORE]

Nanofiber Drug Delivery

June 22, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Self-assembling nanofibers prevent damage from inflammation
“Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed a self-assembling nanomaterial that can help limit damage [MORE]

Super Sutures

June 8, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioinspired tough gel sheath for sutures
“Inspired by tendon endotenon sheath, we (engineers at McGill University) report a versatile strategy to [MORE]

Nanoparticles that Stick to Skin Tumor Cells

April 20, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioadhesive nanoparticles (white) adhere to skin cancer cells
Yale University biomedical engineers report this: “we developed a bioadhesive nanoparticle (BNP) drug [MORE]

Drug Loaded Nanoparticles Specific for Cancer Cells

February 16, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Drug loaded nanoparticles dissolve in cancer cells
Ludwig Maximilian University (Munich) “researchers developed new nanoparticles that only release their drugs inside [MORE]

Magnetically Controlled Microrobots

February 16, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mechanically interlocked 3D multi-material micromachines
Engineers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) have developed microbots that can swim [MORE]

Parasite-Inspired Device for Delivering Drugs to the Gut

January 19, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Parasite-Inspired Device for Delivering Drugs
From Johns Hopkins engineers:  “The parasite-inspired devices, which the researchers call “theragrippers,” each come equipped with [MORE]

Gold Nanotubes in Treating Mesothelioma

January 12, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Golden nanotubes deliver drugs to treat cancer
From University of Cambridge: “Gold nanotubes (AuNTs) represent an intriguing subset of 1D nanomaterials. [MORE]

An “Electronic Blood Vessel”

December 1, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Electronic blood vessel
Chinese bioengineers have developed an implantable device that mimics a blood vessel.  “By using poly(L-lactide-co-ϵ-caprolactone), which encapsulates liquid [MORE]