Web Date: August 13, 2014
Microneedles For Painless Delivery Of Vaccines And Nanomedicines
For safer, cheaper, and painless delivery of vaccines and large, protein-based drugs, scientists want to create microarrays of needles short enough to avoid nerve cells but long enough to pierce the outer, protective layers of a person’s skin. Research teams have developed these so-called microneedles, but fabricating the tiny hypodermics typically requires numerous steps and takes hours to days.
At the American Chemical Society national meeting in San Francisco this week, graduate student
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