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LUMINARY BRUNO SARMENTO, PHD Bruno Sarmento is Principal Investigator at INEB/i3S, Institute of Biomedical Engineering/Institute for Investigation and Innovation in Health, University of Porto, and…
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LUMINARY STEVEN R. LITTLE, PHD At the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Steven Little is the Chairman of the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering and is the William Kepler Whiteford Endowed Professor in the…
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Patent Watch Ken Carson, Southwest Research Institute, U.S.A . This article summarizes selected patents in the area of controlled release or delivery that were issued from June 3, 2019 through September 1, 2019. Greater detail on each of these patents is given on the U.S. patent website.http://…
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Introduction Oral drug delivery is by far the most widely used and preferred route of administration. However, the delivery antidiabetic drugs by oral means remains one of the biggest challenges yet to overcome. Microfluidics is revolutionizing the production of drug nanocarrier systems for…
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1. Introduction A major hurdle for effective oral vaccines involves the retention of immunogenicity of a specific antigen as it traverses through the gastrointestinal tract (GI). The environment of the GI is highly degradative to proteins and peptides, thus it is believed that a suitable delivery…
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*   Correspondence: y.bouremel@ucl.ac.uk; Tel.: +4420 7608 6969 Introduction Intravitreal therapy (IVT) is one of the most frequently performed procedures across all medical and…