Clean Technology 2009

A Hybrid Microfluidic Device for Active Control of Drug Delivery

D. Morrison
McMaster Univeristy, CA

Keywords: Microelectromechanical system, microneedle, drug delivery, electro-osmotic pump, polydimethylsiloxane, sustained release

Abstract:

An integrated system combining a microneedle device, a drug reservoir and an electro-osmotic micropump has been developed using low-cost manufacturing technologies. This device will provide pain-free delivery of therapeutic agents in a controlled, sustained release manner with no associated complications.
 
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