Drug-eluting devices gain more acceptance in India; Sumavel DosePro wins innovation award;

> Use of drug-eluting devices for angioplasty is gaining more acceptance in India. Article

> The Sumavel DosePro, a needle-free drug delivery system sold by Zogenix of San Diego has won a "most innovative medical product" award by Connect, a San Diego group that supports technology entrepreneurs. Report

> The FDA may have lost a fight in the courts to regulate e-cigarettes as drug delivery devices, but one county in Washington state is the latest government body to propose a ban. Report

> Drug delivery dissertation of the week: Enhanced anticancer drug delivery using electrical pulses. Abstract

> Drug delivery patent application of the week: Modified Polysaccharide-Based Delivery of Nucleic Acids. Patent application

Suggested Articles

Genentech's Port Delivery System with ranibizumab matched Lucentis eye injections in a late-stage, wet age-related macular degeneration trial.

Honeywell aims to wean the industry of its glass habit with Aclar Edge, a new line of bottles and vials made with the company's patented plastic.

Astex's oral reformulation of a common chemo combo looks to replace lengthy infusions with a once-daily tablet that patients can take at home.