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    • Convection Enhanced Drug Delivery for the Treatment of Brain Gliomas 

      Brennan, James; Colangelo, Nicholas; Pendery, Leslie; Skeans, Weston (2009-05-08)
      Malignant brain gliomas are almost always fatal, with a five year survival rate of only 3%. This is due in part to the difficulty of treating tumors chemically or surgically. They are often deep within the brain, where ...
    • The Effects of Applied Local Heat on Transdermal Drug Delivery Systems 

      Holmberg, Karin; Kong, Janay; Lee, Sarah; Horwitz, Joshua (2008-07-23)
      Transdermal drug delivery systems have been developed over the past several decades and now include patches for birth control, nicotine addiction, and pain relief. The local application of heat can increase the diffusion ...
    • Optimization of Contact Lens Drug Delivery to Ocular Tissue 

      Barsoum, Kyrollos; Kureshi, Rakeeb; Lee, Carina; Pacifici, Noah (2016-05-16)
      Intraocular pressure is a risk factor for developing glaucoma, a disease that damages the optic nerve and can result in vision impairment. Timolol is a beta-adrenergic antagonist that decreases intraocular pressure (IOP) ...