Dr. Thomas Chen, Director of Surgical Neuro-oncology and Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Pathology at USC discusses the developmental progress of Pharmaco-Kinesis' Metronomic Breather Pump (MBP) at the 8th Annual BIT Conference for the International Drug Discovery Science and Technology organization. The conference was held at the Beijing International Convention Center on October 23-26 in 2010. The annual conference, brought together nearly 800 specialists from 40 countries and areas and was devoted to the discussion of"Supporting Systems for Major Innovative Drugs".

The MBP is a potentially revolutionary device in the field of local drug delivery that uses advanced micro-fluidic, diagnostic and control mechanisms to deliver a variable, remotely programmable, metronomic combination of a plurality of tumor fighting medications within one implantable system. The MBP will provide a significant leap forward in the treatment of malignant gliomas and other aggressive brain tumors.

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