Newly Patented Microneedle for Ocular Drug Delivery

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A goal of ophthalmology researchers is to deliver medication to the back of the eye in a selective and minimally invasive way. An Emory Eye Center scientist and two fellow researchers have investigated opportunities and have recently been awarded a U.S. patent for application of microneedle technology, designed to do just that.

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Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB)

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Cancer Research, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Student and Faculty, Engineering, Life Sciences and Biology, Physics and Physical Sciences
Keywords
Henry F. Edelhauser, Mark Prausnitz, Newly patented microneedle for ocular drug delivery
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  • Created By: Colly Mitchell
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: May 9, 2011 - 7:47am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:24pm