Topic: Drug Delivery

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Pediatric Dosage Form Development – Challenges and Opportunities

The number of pediatric drug approvals has increased 5 fold over the last 20 years, rising from 10-20 approvals per year to 50-60 annually today. Increased awareness around pediatric medicine and FDA support for pediatric clinical research are just some of the factors contributing to this growing market.
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Nanoparticles alone form 'wave of destruction' against cancer cells

Cornell Professor Ulrich Wiesner’s C-dots are showing more and more that they could be the next big step in nanotech drug delivery. In their latest incarnation, the diagnostic and delivery combination particles have shown that they can alone deprive cancer cells of nutrients, resulting in their death.