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1. (WO2010123918) ENCAPSULATION OF MICROBUBBLES WITHIN THE AQUEOUS CORE OF MICROCAPSULES

Pub. No.:    WO/2010/123918    International Application No.:    PCT/US2010/031772
Publication Date: Fri Oct 29 01:59:59 CEST 2010 International Filing Date: Wed Apr 21 01:59:59 CEST 2010
IPC: A61K 9/50
A61K 49/04
Applicants: DREXEL UNIVERSITY
WRENN, Steven, P.
DICKER, Stephen
Inventors: WRENN, Steven, P.
DICKER, Stephen
Title: ENCAPSULATION OF MICROBUBBLES WITHIN THE AQUEOUS CORE OF MICROCAPSULES
Abstract:
The present invention includes a construct that comprises at least one microbubble encapsulated within the aqueous core of a microcapsule. The present invention also includes a pharmaceutical composition comprising a construct comprising at least one microbubble encapsulated within the aqueous core of a microcapsule. The present invention further includes a method of imaging a tissue or and organ in a subject, a method of delivering a therapeutic cargo to a tissue or organ in a subject, and a method of treating a disease or disorder in a subject.