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Insights and Lessons from a Scientific Conference on Non-Invasive Delivery of Macromolecules

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A growing share of the pharmaceutical development pipeline is occupied by macromolecule drugs, which are primarily administered by injection. Despite decades of attempts, non-invasive delivery of macromolecules has seen only a few success stories. Potential benefits of non-invasive administration include better patient acceptance and adherence and potentially better efficacy and safety. Greater inter-disciplinary dialogue and collaboration are integral to realizing these benefits.

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Savla, R., Mrsny, R.J., Park, K. et al. Insights and Lessons from a Scientific Conference on Non-Invasive Delivery of Macromolecules. Pharm Res 34, 1149–1151 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11095-017-2156-9

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