Nanoparticles for Use As Synthetic Platelets and Therapeutic Agent Delivery Vehicles
The invention relates to synthetic platelet compositions and methods useful in diminishing bleeding and blood loss. The synthetic platelets of the invention can comprise a biocompatible, biodegradable polymer, including, for example, a poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid)-poly-L-lysine (PLGA-PLL) block copolymer, having conjugated PEG arms terminating with RGD motif containing peptides. The invention further comprises compositions and methods useful in the delivery of therapeutic agents.
LAVIK ERIN B [US]; BERTRAM JAMES P [US]; TZENG STEPHANY Y [US]
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