Japanese Researchers Calls For Government/Industry Alliance To Study Microneedle Application
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
Japan's top university call for a government, industry and academia alliance to study "microneedle" drug delivery systems, in hopes of commercializing the technology for medical treatment. Microneedles perforate the outer skin layer and allow for transdermal drug absorption or fluid sampling. Research topics include: applications in healthcare and beauty, designs using bio-degenerating materials and efficacy studies. Leading researchers from Kyodo University, Osaka University and Tokyo University have agreed to work as coordinators and advisers for the group. (Click here for more - Japanese language
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