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You helped My Life, Our Future, the genotyping initiative, reach a milestone in hemophilia research.
Imagine being able to pop a few capsules in your mouth and be protected from bleeds the way infusions now do. That’s the goal of investigators in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin.
The new oral delivery system uses micro- and nanoparticles to carry a protein therapy that treats hemophilia B, or factor IX deficiency. The findings were published in the November 30 issue of the International Journal of Pharmaceutics.
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