Edith Mathiowitz, Brown University (image) Brown University Caption Edith Mathiowitz, Brown University, led a team in developing a bioadhesive coating that enhances intestinal uptake of nanoparticles. Those particles could one day carry protein-based medications that cannot currently be taken orally. Credit Michael Cohea/Brown Unviersity Usage Restrictions with credit 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.