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> Researchers in Scotland and Australia have developed an iron-based nanocasing for the cancer drug Cisplatin, using small external magnets to direct the drug to its target. News

> University of British Columbia scientists have received funding from the National Research Council of Canada to investigate whether their novel oral delivery method can be paired with existing HIV treatments to boost effectiveness. Report

> Roymer Biomedical has received the FDA's OK to begin human trials of AppliGel-G, a polymer-based drug delivery platform for ulcer treatment. Story

> Using silica nanosheets, researchers in Australia have developed flake-coated nanocapsules that allow for controlled-release delivery. Article

> Israeli drug delivery company D. Medical reported a $1.2 million loss in the first quarter, and the company plans to seek outside investment until it can subsist on its revenue. Release