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Targeted Delivery of Bioactive Factors to the Systemic Skeleton

Abstract: 

The invention provides methods and compositions for the delivery of bioactive factors to the systemic skeleton. The methods of the invention allow targeted delivery of bioactive factors to bone using nanocapsules. Timed release of bioactive factors may also be used to increase the efficacy of treatment. The methods of the invention have wide applicability for the treatment or prevention of bone-associated maladies.

Patent Number: 
7,381,426
Date Of Issue: 
06/03/2008
Inventors: 

Neal Vail