Injectable Sponge Delivers Drugs, Cells, and Structure, Harvard University Study

Published: Nov 14, 2012

Bioengineers at Harvard have developed a gel-based sponge that can be molded to any shape, loaded with drugs or stem cells, compressed to a fraction of its size, and delivered via injection. Once inside the body, it pops back to its original shape and gradually releases its cargo, before safely degrading.

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