We leverage the natural properties of silk to bring the freedom of living a healthy productive life to patients worldwide

Unique Material Properties

Silk’s hydrophobic and hydrophilic domains make it an excellent excipient for use in drug delivery.

Biocompatibility 

Silk protein has been shown to be biocompatible, biodegradable, and non-immunogenic in humans.

Localized and Controlled Delivery

Silk protein can be formulated to release active small molecule or biologic drugs  over many months to provide long-term treatment from a single injection.

Cocoon’s lead product: An osteoarthritis injection to provide extended pain relief

Dr. Ailis Tweed-Kent describes the genesis of Cocoon Biotech.