This Innovation Could Lead to Major Advances in Medical Therapies (image) University of California - Santa Barbara Share Print E-Mail Caption A bioengineering team at UCSB has developed synthetic platelets to deliver drugs directly to the source of disease. Indicative of the UCSB medical efforts that comprise EMBODI, the innovation could lead to major advances in medical therapies. Credit Peter Allen Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.