Mar 29, 2021

This L.A. start-up is building tiny injectable robots to attack tumors

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, chemistry, robotics/AI

Doctors take a microscopic craft loaded with cancer-killing chemicals, inject it into the human body, and drive it to a malignant tumor to deliver its payload before making a quick exit. The plan is to move to clinical trials by 2023.

Chemotherapy and radiation can cause too much collateral damage to treat some brain tumors. Crumb-sized robots could be the solution.

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