Scancell has reported preliminary immunogenicity data from its Phase 1 COVIDITY clinical trial: with the plasmid DNA COVID-19 vaccine candidates inducing immune responses when delivered via needle-free tech.
Researchers at Stanford University and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill are developing a microneedle vaccine patch that they believe could deliver a stronger immune response than a vaccine shot.
Sorrento Technologies, a biotech firm developing novel treatments for COVID-19 and aggressive cancers such as melanoma, has received FDA clearance to start a research collaboration together with Mayo Clinic.
in-PharmaTechnologist presents its round-up of the latest drug delivery research developments in the pharmaceutical world, including tumour targeting peptides and lipid nanoparticle drug-delivery technology.
Encap has announced its DuoCap capsule delivery system has been granted US and European patents that strengthen the firm’s portfolio in the delivery of pharmaceutical active agents that require controlled release.
Aphios has been awarded a patent that details an improved process to formulate a polymer-based drug delivery nanotechnology platform. The method offers a more sustainable, consistent administration of therapeutics with less dosage-dependent side effects.
Researchers believe they have found a way of transforming a key element of liquid crystal display (LCD) televisions into a substance that can be used in pills and dressings designed to deliver drugs to certain parts of the body.
New research could make it possible for scientists to use silicon particles as an effective drug delivery system that enables fragile small interfering RNA (siRNA) based drugs to be directly transported to the disease’s location.