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Therapeutic Delivery – News and Features

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News

Slow-Release Ketamine Pill Reduces Severe Depression Symptoms, Study Finds

Research has found that a new tablet form of ketamine has shown promise in treating severe depression, offering a potential alternative to existing clinic-based treatments that can be expensive and lacking in convenience for some patients.
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News

Iontronic Technology Decreases Cancer Cell Growth in Living Tumor Models

When low doses of cancer drugs are administered continuously near malignant brain tumors using so-called iontronic technology, cancer cell growth drastically decreases.
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News

Nanodroplets and Ultrasound Beams Trigger Drug Delivery at Exactly the Right Spot

In preclinical experiments, researchers optimized a targeted drug delivery method where nanocarriers release their cargo at exactly the desired location.
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News

Algae-Based Microbots Deliver Cancer Drugs Directly to Lung Tumors

Combining biology and nanotechnology, researchers have developed algae-based “microbots” to deliver drugs directly to lung tumors in mice – with the approach showing promise for reducing tumor growth and increasing survival.
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News

“Synthetic” Cell Follows Chemical Directions, Advancing the Search for New Drug Delivery Systems

Scientists have developed a minimal synthetic cell that follows external chemical cues and demonstrates a governing principle of biology called “symmetry breaking.”
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News

Enhanced Gene Editing System Enables Therapeutic Gene-Sized Edits in Human Cells

The gene-editing approach uses prime editors and evolved enzymes called recombinases, and could pave the way to effective one-size-fits-all gene therapies for diseases such as cystic fibrosis.
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News

Protein Engineering Approaches Offer Hope for Cancer Therapies

While cancer treatments have seen large improvements over the last decades, researchers are still laser-focused on developing strategies to defeat cancers, especially those that have been resistant to traditional interventions.
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News

Oral Insulin Drops May Offer an Alternative to Injections

Researchers at the Li Lab have developed oral insulin drops that when placed under the tongue are quickly and efficiently absorbed by the body, potentially replacing the need for insulin injections.
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Industry Insight

Expanding the Druggable Space With Degradation-Based Therapies

We spoke with Dr. Christian Dillon to learn more about degradation-based therapies, the challenges associated with their discovery and how innovative solutions are helping to realize the potential of this promising class of therapeutics.
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Industry Insight

Collaborative AI Partnership Hopes To Shape the Future of Drug Discovery

Sanofi, Formation Bio and OpenAI are collaborating to build AI-powered software to accelerate drug development. The three teams will combine data, software and tuned models to develop custom, purpose-built solutions for drug discovery.
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