Advanced Drug Delivery

Diabetes Insulin Injection Capsule Called Extraordinary

Biomedical engineers create an oral insulin capsule to improve diabetes treatment

Jen Pinkowski
March 15, 2019
Capsule Delivers Week of Alzheimer’s Drug in One Dose

Lyndra Therapeutics released its first clinical results based on a single capsule that delivers a steady, week-long supply of Alzheimer's medication.

Menaka Wilhelm
January 10, 2019
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Engineers Improve Photodynamic Cancer Therapy

Engineers have created a thin adhesive strip that could greatly improve the effectiveness of photodynamic therapy, a promising cancer treatment with fewer side effects than traditional chemotherapy.

Lina Zeldovich
October 22, 2018
Novel Delivery of Antibodies Fights HIV

DNA delivered to cells via electrical pulses was first explored for creating new vaccines and is now being tested in the lab to produce disease-fighting proteins.

Melissae Fellet
October 15, 2018
Man-Made Platelets May Revolutionize Cancer Treatment

Platelet BioGenesis built a device that makes platelets. The process could revolutionize blood transfusions and cancer treatment.

Lina Zeldovich
October 15, 2018
Podcast: Biologics and Biocompatible Ionic Liquids

Safe and effective ionic liquids, biocompatible with the human body, are essential for human health. Prof. Gloria Elliott, UNC-Charlotte, discusses the numerous current applications of this technology, as well as the future of this field and the implications for humanity.

September 05, 2017
Molecular "Slingshot" Takes Aim at Disease

A novel molecular slingshot harnesses the human immune system to fight infection with lethal precision.

Michael MacRae
August 21, 2017
Hydrogel Robots Pinpoint Drug Delivery

Researchers at Columbia University have created a squishy robot to enable targeted drug delivery.

Michael Abrams
April 10, 2017
Top 6 Robotic Applications in Medicine

Top applications for robots in medicine include telepresence, surgical assistance, and rehabilitation.

Mark Crawford
April 10, 2017