In response to the current problems in the medical treatment of the digestive system, we developed a series of tiny ingestible robots to provide localised, targeted treatment of the digestive system. When a patient ingests a tiny robot, it enters the digestive system and can be controlled by a magnetic field to reach the diseased area in the body. Then it will release a drug to treat the disease. Our solution has some advantages over the traditional methods: our robots are non-toxic and easy to ingest; and the therapy is minimally invasive, with few side effects.
Mr YANG Xiong (PhD student, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, CityU)
Mr FENG Yu (PhD student, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, CityU)
Mr LI Geng (PhD student, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, CityU)
(Info based on the team's application form)
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