New developments in wireless drug-delivery systems

February 16, 2012

Professor Michael Cima and his collaborators have reported successful human tests for first wirelessly controlled drug-delivery chip and announced that a clinical trial of the programmable, implantable device shows promise in treating osteoporosis. See the MIT News Office for the full story.This implantable medical device, developed by professors Robert Langer and Michael Cima and colleagues, allows repeated wireless drug delivery in lieu of injections. Photo: M. Scott Brauer

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