drug delivery system
Researchers in Switzerland have created a novel drug delivery system using nanosized magnets to deliver toxic drugs to specific parts of a patient's body. The triggered delivery is a step toward creating "intelligent" drugs with highly targeted functions.
Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington and UT Southwestern Medical Center are developing a drug delivery system that uses nanoparticles to bring regenerative drugs into the lungs.
Bayer's hormone-releasing IUD Skyla is set to become the first new device of its kind to hit the U.S. market in 12 years.
Scientists have decoded the structure of a transporter molecule, and think they can design more targeted chemotherapy and anti-viral drugs that the molecule will recognize and carry to a tumor, without hurting healthy tissue.
Nanofibers can now be made from proteins, an advance produced by scientists at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University that could have big drug delivery implications.
EyeGate Pharmaceuticals has long envisioned using a low-voltage electrical current to deliver a drug treatment to the eye. Researchers testing the company's device to perform just such a task...