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Discovery Could Help Deliver Protein Drugs

June 1, 2016

Forbes | May. 31, 2016

What’s the best way to embed drug com­pounds in nanopar­ti­cles so they are released into the body at a con­trolled rate? The answer might be: Don’t. That’s the sur­pris­ing con­clu­sion researchers at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to came to when they were try­ing to per­fect deliv­ery of pro­teins that could heal spine and brain tis­sue, say from a stroke or an acci­dent. Their dis­cov­ery could help sci­en­tists and doc­tors unlock pro­teins’ promise as med­i­cines, they report in Sci­ence Advances. Read more.