Trends in smart drug delivery

Many point to the success of various delivery methods like engineered viruses or nanopolymer complexes as the techniques of the future. While these techniques have their advantages, it is clear that for a drug delivery vehicle to be truly useful it must: be easy to build and store be non-toxic be ethical be able to … Read more…

The smart drug delivery conundrum

One of the concerns these days about self-assembling nanotechnology is that it is so advanced beyond the current drug paradigm that it becomes problematic from a regulatory point of view. Let’s say, for example, that you have a patient admitted to an oncology ward.  The doctor decides to get a biopsy to assess the nature … Read more…