Drug-Eluting Nanofibers

Alternative Name: Electrospun fiber meshes

Description: Drug-eluting electrospun nanofibers are a drug delivery system under research, capable of releasing compounds with varying activity, including against HIV and sperm.

Product Details

User: Female

Hormonal: No

Delivery Method: Vaginal, Other

Duration Type: Short-acting

Inactive material: electrospun polymer

Multipurpose Preventive Technology (MPT): Yes

Status Details

Project Phase: Discovery and Early Development

Development Stage: Prototype Development

Active Development: Unknown

Additional Information

  • Ball, C., Krogstad, E., Chaowanachan, T., & Woodrow, K. A. (2012). Drug-Eluting Fibers for HIV-1 Inhibition and Contraception.PLoS ONE,7(11).

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