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Therapeutic Delivery – News and Features

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Industry Insight

Tuning the Therapeutic Properties of tRNAs To Treat Rare Diseases

Michelle C. Werner discusses how tRNAs could transform the drug development paradigm from gene-centric to gene-agnostic and accelerate new therapies for 30 million or more patients whose genetically driven disease can be classified under Stop Codon Disease.
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Overcoming Drug Propaganda to Lead Europe’s Largest Medical Cannabis Trial: A Q&A With Dr. Anne Katrin Schlag

Dr. Schlag, acting CEO of Drug Science, discusses how the research group's work rises above traditional drug messaging.
Schematic representation of SemaCyte microcarriers including optical barcodes.
Industry Insight

Tackling Unmet Drug Screening Needs

In this interview, Jeroen Verheyen tells us about Semarion, its SemaCyte technology and how it can help to address unmet drug screening needs.
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New Closed-Loop Drug Delivery System Could Improve Chemotherapy

To make chemotherapy dosing more accurate, MIT engineers have come up with a way to continuously measure how much drug is in the patient’s system during the hours-long infusion.
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Spinal Cord Injury Alters Neuronal Activity and Triggers Fat Tissue Leakage in Mice

Spinal cord injuries result in a cascade of abnormal activity in neurons, causing fat tissue compounds to leak and pool in the liver and other organs.
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Novel Hydrogel Therapy Impedes Invading Pathogens

A novel hydrogel therapy could be a first line of defense against viruses and other biological threats.

Researchers Create Artificial Cells That Closely Resemble Living Cells

Ronit Freeman and her lab use innovative approaches to build functional cells, bridging the gap between synthetic and living materials.
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Could a Novel RNA-Based Vaccine Strategy Stop Endless Boosters?

A novel vaccination strategy utilizing small interfering RNA molecules could protect infants from COVID-19 and flu with a single shot. The study suggests that the vaccine strategy could offer continued protection even if the virus mutates.
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Immunotherapy Developed To Localize Cancer-Killing Molecules

A new immunotherapy has been developed that localizes cytokines to tumors for weeks while preserving their activity.
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Targeted Liver Cancer Treatment May Help Cut Side Effects

3D-printed films loaded with drugs could be used to kill cancer cells while minimizing the toxicity of traditional chemotherapy.