Michael Gibney

Michael Gibney
Michael Gibney

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

Stories by Michael Gibney

One microcapsule could combine two drug ingredients when triggered at tumor site

Researchers in China and the U.S. have developed small capsules that can carry two different substances separately. The separate ingredients by themselves are innocuous and therefore won't affect healthy cells in the body as the capsules approach a tumor, but the scientists have worked out a way to trigger the mixing of the two ingredients to create an effective drug once the capsule has reached its target.