Injectable Porous Silicon Microparticles

Product Overview

Development Status: Active Development

Target: Female

Mode: Hormonal

Delivery Type: Injectable

Duration Type: Long-acting

Description: Researchers at the University of California, San Diego are developing long-acting, injectable microparticles made of porous silicon for controlled release of nestorone for up to 6 months.

Updated date: May 30, 2018

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Project Phase: Early Development

Project Stage: Pre-clinical

Began discovery in: 2013

Status Details:
  • The delivery system has demonstrated high drug loading efficiency with minimal drug degradation and in-vitro data suggesting a delivery period of ~6 months.

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