Creating an ‘antibody factory’ with nanofibres

self assemblyBioengineers at Duke University of Durham, North Carolina, USA, have developed a self-assembling nanomaterial that can help limit the damage caused by inflammatory diseases by activating key cells in the immune system.

In mouse models of psoriasis, the nanofibre-based drug mitigated damaging inflammation as effectively as a gold-standard therapy.

For the full story, see the May 2021 edition of Smart Textiles & Wearables.