Gold nanoparticles could carry drugs to treat cancer, other diseases

Delivery devices already exist that can release two drugs, but the timing of the release must be built into the device — it cannot be controlled from outside the body. The new system is controlled externally and theoretically could deliver up to three or four drugs.

January 5, 2009: Ensysce Biosciences Inc., a nanotechnology company focused on the use of fullerene carbon nanotubes for therapeutic cancer applications, has appointed Dr. Lynn Kirkpatrick as president and CEO.

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