Patent Number: 8,798,932

Title: Frozen compositions and methods for piercing a substrate

Abstract: Certain embodiments disclosed herein relate to compositions, methods, devices, systems, and products regarding frozen particles. In certain embodiments, the frozen particles include materials at low temperatures. In certain embodiments, the frozen particles provide vehicles for delivery of particular agents. In certain embodiments, the frozen particles are administered to at least one biological tissue.

Inventors: Boyden; Edward S. (Cambridge, MA), Cook; Daniel B. (Seattle, WA), Hyde; Roderick A. (Redmond, WA), Leuthardt; Eric C. (St. Louis, MO), Myhrvold; Nathan P. (Bellevue, WA), Sweeney; Elizabeth A. (Seattle, WA), Wood, Jr.; Lowell L. (Bellevue, WA)

Assignee: The Invention Science Fund I, LLC

International Classification: G06F 19/00 (20110101); A61M 37/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018