Disposable bioreactors could be the centerpiece of a project to develop and harvest large quantities of cells that eventually will be used in bioartificial livers for patients with severe liver failure.
Although it is widely acknowledged that medical bracelets can be the difference between life and death, Australia’s Nanotechnology Victoria (NanoVic) has become the first to take the idea further with its insulin-delivering jewellery project.
French firm Diatos has created a second generation irinotecan
cancer therapy using its patented peptide-based drug delivery
system, coming up with a drug that has greatly improved efficacy
and safety profile compared to current irinotecan...