bionaut labs

People who suffer from a rare disease that produces tumors inside the brain and spinal cord are one step closer to getting a potentially less invasive treatment that rivals radiation therapy on the market.

Bionaut Labs, the Los Angeles startup behind tiny micro-robots that can swim through the body and deliver therapeutics, gained a special drug designation from the Food and Drug Administration that could speed up their clinical trials.

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A small group of scientists and engineers are developing a device smaller than a flea that will wind its way inside the heads of people with brain tumors and deliver life-saving treatments.

Bionaut Labs, a Los Angeles startup, unveiled on Wednesday the tiny rigid remote-controlled device with metallic parts, a silica polymer exterior and a cavity to place treatments inside. It's a sort of drone for the body.

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