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Nanoparticle-based drug delivery in the fight against cancer

Nanoparticle-based drug delivery in the fight against cancer

Cancer cells isolated from human tumors can be used to help the development of novel cancer therapies. For most drugs to be therapeutically active they must go inside the cell. Nanoparticles carrying drug payloads can be used to facilitate the… Continue Reading

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Rapid production of drug delivery vehicles

Rapid production of drug delivery vehicles

One of the biggest challenges faced by most pharmaceutical companies Is to create high-value bioproducts at affordable prices One of the methods to reduce the cost is to move away from traditional batch processing, into continuous flow operation. In this… Continue Reading

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Ultra-long-term drug delivery

Ultra-long-term drug delivery

[MUSIC PLAYING] One of the current problems with many drugs that are taken orally is they only work for a limited time because they are broken down and passed quickly through the body. Another problem is simply getting patients to… Continue Reading

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A self-orienting millimeter-scale applicator (SOMA) for oral delivery of insulin and other biologics

A self-orienting millimeter-scale applicator (SOMA) for oral delivery of insulin and other biologics

Diabetes mellitus affects over 30 million Americans and 415 million people worldwide individuals with diabetes either do not generate sufficient insulin are unable to use insulin properly or experience both issues diabetes results in high blood sugar levels which in… Continue Reading

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Ultrasound drug delivery

Ultrasound drug delivery

Gastrointestinal-based diseases such as inflammatory bowl disease are a huge problem because them impair the organs’ function locally and cause really severe inflammation of the tissue directly. And so, you need to get local concentrations of drug to that tissue… Continue Reading

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Drug delivery and DNA nanotechnology

Drug delivery and DNA nanotechnology

When we talk about nano, we talk about nanometers. A nanometer is one billionth the length of a meter. To get an idea of it, the size difference of a 1by1 nanometer cube and an eyeball, – is the same… Continue Reading