Controlled Drug Delivery
Drug delivery systems can employ polymeric carriers for enhancing controlled delivery of a given pharmaceutical compound.
Supercritical fluid processing based particle coating techniques can be used to produce advanced powder composites or engineered particulates that can have important applications for the manufacture of pharmaceuticals.
Patients that suffer from Type I and Type II diabetes have a need to monitor and control their blood sugar levels throughout the day.
Fluidization of Nano Particles
Fluidization is a widely used process to achieve continuous powder handling ability, particle mixing and good solid-gas contacting.
Retinal image maps that can identify ischemic areas can have a significant application in the diagnosis and management of diseases such as diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and glaucoma.
Over three million Americans are estimated to have open angle glaucoma which is the leading cause of blindness in the US Worldwide sixty million people have open angle glaucoma.