Interview with a "magnetic" scientist

We've already reported on Brown University's "magnet car" that can deliver meds into your GI track by getting it to hold perfectly still. Well, delves more into the technology in a Q&A-style interview with Edith Mathiowitz, one of the lead researchers. Mathiowitz tells the interviewer, among other things, that getting drugs localized for long periods of time can be helpful in treatments for inflammatory bowel disease and esophageal cancer. She also discusses how her team made the magnetic pills safe to use inside the body. Interview

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