Drug delivery on a wireless chip closer

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The Financial Times reports that a wirelessly controlled implant delivering daily doses of drugs, developed by MIT spinoff MicroChips, has succeeded in its first clinical trial in Denmark. The results were announced at the start of the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting on Thursday. The drug delivery times are either pre-programmed into the chip, or it is activated wirelessly by the doctor to release the dose. ‘Pharmacy on a chip’ passes test