Tag Archives: Delivery

ScoMo’s vaccine delivery promise

Scott Morrison has moved to allay concerns over vaccine delivery delays, saying things will improve. The Prime Minister on Friday confirmed that 90 of 240 aged care facilities scheduled to get the vaccines this week had on the fourth day of the rollout. This follows reports of elderly nursing home residents across the east coast… Read More »

New vaccine delivery system starts in parts of California

SAN FRANCISCO — California’s new system of delivering, tracking and scheduling coronavirus vaccines is being rolled out in select counties, a first step in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s plan to smooth out what has been a confusing and disjointed rollout hampered by limited national supply. Newsom announced last month that his administration had tapped insurer Blue… Read More »

Takeda taps Elektrofi’s microparticle delivery platform for potential subq plasma offerings

Takeda has joined forces with drug delivery specialist Elektrofi to see whether the biotech’s microparticle formulation technology could enable simpler dosing with plasma-derived therapies. Takeda will assess Elektrofi’s drug delivery platform using an undisclosed plasma protein, with the long-term aim of creating and testing high-concentration, low-viscosity samples, Elektrofi said in a release. Elektrofi’s microparticle formulations might eventually allow… Read More »

Orbit Subretinal Delivery System for Gene Therapy: Interview with Mike Keane, CTO of Gyroscope Therapeutics

Gyroscope Therapeutics, a retinal gene therapy company, has developed the Orbit subretinal delivery system (SDS). The technology is designed to deliver therapies to the retina without the need for invasive procedures, such as vitrectomies, which involve removing the gel-like substance within the eye, or retinotomies, which involve making a hole in the retina. The company… Read More »

Stress in Pregnancy May Affect Baby’s Sex, Preterm Delivery Risk: Study

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16, 2019 — Physical and mental stress during pregnancy may influence the baby’s sex, and physical stress may increase the risk of preterm birth, a new study suggests. Researchers assessed 187 healthy pregnant women between 18 and 45 years of age. About 17% were mentally stressed, with high levels of depression, anxiety and… Read More »