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University of Illinois-Chicago: High-Tech Gel Aids Delivery of Drugs

Aug 29, 2019 - Targeted News Service

[TNSmedicalresearch] -- The University of Illinois's Chicago Campus issued the following news release:

Drugs that help prevent the formation of unwanted or harmful proteins are currently being developed to treat a number of diseases, including cancer. The drugs are based on small interfering RNA, or siRNA, which are pieces of nucleic acids that work by interfering with the production of proteins. But getting these drugs to the right target, such as to a tumor, remains challenging because s...