Michael Gibney

Michael Gibney
Michael Gibney

Michael Gibney is a former editor at FierceMarkets Life Sciences group.

Stories by Michael Gibney

Antibiotics get a boost from stabilizing frog foam delivery

Scottish researchers have turned to an unlikely source to deliver antibiotics: the protein-based foam produced by Trinidadian frogs to nest and protect their eggs. As part of a presentation at the Microbiology Society's Annual Conference in Liverpool, the team announced the non-toxic substance could help prevent infections.

'Smart' diabetes patch uses real beta cells to adjust to blood sugar

The quest for a better diabetes treatment continues as researchers look for a way to substitute daily injections with a more convenient delivery method. And scientists from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University have loaded a skin patch with insulin-producing beta cells to control blood sugar levels in a safe way.