Drug Delivery

Latest Innovations

Controlled Targets-Specific Drug Delivery via DNAzyme (aptazyme or aptamer) - Functionalized Liposome

 

An amphiphilic substance includes a hydrophobic group, and a polynucleotide group attached to the hydrophobic group. The polynucleotide group includes a first...

A More Stable and Efficient Retroviral Gene Delivery Vector

 

This technology is a viral vector based on the murine leukemia virus (MLV), which has been favored for clinical gene therapy due to its preferential infectivity...

Cell Encapsulation in Uniform Microcapsules with Built-In Cell Centering Mechanism

 

A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, an apparatus having an outer nozzle operable to discharge an outer stream...

Preparation of Degradable Silica-Drug Conjugated Nanoparticle with Monodisperse Particle Sizes

 

The invention provides a silica nanoparticle comprising a non-porous matrix of silicon-oxygen bonds, wherein the matrix comprises organic agents conjugated to...

Ionic Helical Polypeptides - Non-Viral Gene Delivery with Improved Transfection Efficiency

 

Tremendous potential exists for helical polypeptides that are water soluble (ionic) and remain stable at physiological conditions,...

Breakthrough in Cancer Therapy Results in Accumulation of Drugs in Cancer Cells

Dr. Cheng from the University of IL has developed a cancer drug delivery strategy which could result in delivery and activation of the chemotherapeutic agent specifically...

Bio-Engineered Hyper-Functional Super Helicases.

 

 

Dr. Taekjip Ha has developed a bio-engineered, hyper-functional "super" helicase that is capable of unwinding 5000+ base pairs without stopping. The super...

Multiplexed Targeted Genome Engineering and Gene Activation

 

 

Dr. Pablo Perez-Pinera from the University of Illinois has developed a multiplexable and universal nuclease-assisted...

A Sustained Inhibition of Cancer Stem Cells via STAT-3 Modulation

 

 

Dr. Dipanjan Pan from the University of Illinois has...