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Injectable Smart Sponge May Revolutionize Diabetes, Cancer, North Carolina State University and University of North Carolina Study


7/18/2013 6:36:34 AM

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Researchers have developed a drug delivery technique for diabetes treatment in which a sponge-like material surrounds an insulin core. The sponge expands and contracts in response to blood sugar levels to release insulin as needed. The technique could also be used for targeted drug delivery to cancer cells.

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