Implantable biomedical devices on bioresorbable substrates

John A Rogers (Inventor), Dae-Hyeong Kim (Inventor), Fiorenzo Omenetto (Inventor), David L Kaplan (Inventor), Brian Litt (Inventor), Jonathan Viventi (Inventor), Yonggang Huang (Inventor), Jason Amsden (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

Provided herein are implantable biomedical devices, methods of administering implantable biomedical devices, methods of making implantable biomedical devices, and methods of using implantable biomedical devices to actuate a target tissue or sense a parameter associated with the target tissue in a biological environment. Each implantable biomedical device comprises a bioresorbable substrate, an electronic device having a plurality of inorganic semiconductor components supported by the bioresorbable substrate, and a barrier layer encapsulating at least a portion of the inorganic semiconductor components. Upon contact with a biological environment the bioresorbable substrate is at least partially resorbed, thereby establishing conformal contact between the implantable biomedical device and the target tissue in the biological environment.
Original languageEnglish (US)
U.S. patent number8666471
StatePublished - Mar 4 2014

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