Dry Power Inhaler Drug Delivery Device

  • Uses disposable capsules that are punctured, releasing and aerosolizing the drug.
  • As user inhales, an angled slot features create a vortex that aerosolizes the drug and carries it through the tip port array feature for even distribution in the lungs.
  • Developed a mechanical design and selected materials that met durability requirements, including use for 1000 cycles.
  • Developed aerosol functionality and confirmation of performance for insulin dry powder inhaler in collaboration with Eli Lilly.