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Our work is at the interface of biotechnology and materials science. A major focus is the study and development of polymers to deliver drugs, particularly genetically engineered proteins, DNA and RNAi, continuously at controlled rates for prolonged periods of time. Work is in progress in the following areas:

Investigating the mechanism of release from polymeric delivery systems with concomitant microstructural analysis and mathematical modeling.
Studying applications of these systems including the development of effective long-term delivery systems for insulin, anti-cancer drugs, growth factors, gene therapy agents and vaccines.
Developing controlled release systems that can be magnetically, ultrasonically, or enzymatically triggered to increase release rates.
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News & Events:

- Bob Langer named Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year 2015, December 16

- Bob Langer profiled on Chemical Heritage Foundation's "Scientists You Must Know" video

- Bob Langer receives Kyoto Prize, June 20

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Langer Lab, 77 Massachusetts Ave, Room 76-661, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307 | Phone: 617.253.3123 | Last updated: December 17, 2014