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Cavitation-enhanced transdermal vaccine delivery by ultrasound

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Currently, the most common route for vaccine delivery is by intramuscular injection with a needle and syringe. Injection has number of disadvantages, such as risk of infection at the i njection site, needle prick injuries, and needle phobia that leads to significant levels of patient non-compliance. Therefore, the focus of this thesis is the development of an alternative ultrasound-assisted transdermal vaccine delivery system. To do so, we target immunological Langerhans cells in the e...

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MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Department:
University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2016-01-14

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