07066922 is referenced by 80 patents and cites 119 patents.

A transdermal transport device includes a reservoir for holding a formulation of an active principle, and one or more needles. Each needle has a bore through which the formulation is transported between the reservoir and a biological body, and has an end portion that is substantially aligned in a plane parallel to a surface of the biological body when the device is placed on the surface. The device also includes a vacuum generator which creates a suction to draw a portion of the surface beyond the plane of the end portions to enable the end portions to penetrate the portion of the surface as the needles are translated along an axis that is substantially parallel to the plane.

Title
Transdermal transport device with suction
Application Number
10/278050
Publication Number
7066922 (B2)
Application Date
October 21, 2002
Publication Date
June 27, 2006
Inventor
Peter Hansen
Mount Eliza Vic
AU
Ian W Hunter
Lincoln
MA, US
Aimee B Angel
Atherton
CA, US
Agent
Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C
Assignee
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MA, US
IPC
A61M 31/00
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