Cellular ‚backpacks‘ could treat disease while minimizing side effects

Drug therapies for many conditions end up treating the whole body even when only one part needs it. But this generalized approach can hurt healthy cells, causing nasty side effects. To send drugs to specific disease locations, researchers developed cellular ‚backpacks‘ that are designed to carry a therapeutic cargo only to inflamed disease sites. (Mehr in: Cancer News — ScienceDaily)