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Generic abstract diagram generated by OSEL's computational research program, TheraPy.

A collection of Python scripts developed to model the evolution of chemical and physical inhomogeneities, i.e. microstructure, in drug-polymer composites used as controlled drug release coatings. This set of tools can reduce empiricism in materials selection and process design, providing a facile and efficient means to tailor the underlying microstructure and achieve a desired drug release behavior.

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Contact Information

Please address any questions or suggestions to Dr David Saylor at 301-796-2626 or david.saylor@fda.hhs.gov


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