WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- The next star in drug delivery and medical technology may be a new material developed by Purdue University researchers. Kelley Keys, a chemical engineering graduate student, has made new gels from a material called a star polymer. The gels' potential applications include removing substances such as cholesterol from the blood and delivering high concentrations of drugs to specific areas in the body, such as tumors.
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