Aphios Awarded United States Patent for Polymer Drug Delivery Nanotechnology Platform
Published: Jun 23, 2010
WOBURN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aphios Corporation today announced that it was awarded United States Patent No. 7,708,915 B2 for “Polymer Microspheres/Nanospheres and Encapsulating Therapeutic Proteins Therein,” granted May 04, 2010. This invention is an improved process to formulate polymeric microspheres and nanospheres, and encapsulate therapeutic proteins or other useful substances, and a polymer microspheres/nanospheres apparatus. This invention also entails methods of purifying protein-containing polymeric microspheres/nanospheres from unused polymer and an apparatus therefore.