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Ultrasound Opens Blood-Brain Barrier in Alzheimer’s Patients
Ultrasound Opens Blood-Brain Barrier in Alzheimer’s Patients
A Phase 1 clinical trial shows the noninvasive technique is safe and could aid in the delivery treatments to the brain.
Ultrasound Opens Blood-Brain Barrier in Alzheimer’s Patients
Ultrasound Opens Blood-Brain Barrier in Alzheimer’s Patients

A Phase 1 clinical trial shows the noninvasive technique is safe and could aid in the delivery treatments to the brain.

A Phase 1 clinical trial shows the noninvasive technique is safe and could aid in the delivery treatments to the brain.

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A Noninvasive Way to Control Individual Brain Regions
A Noninvasive Way to Control Individual Brain Regions
Catherine Offord | Jul 13, 2018
Researchers use a combination of ultrasound waves, genetic engineering, and synthetic drugs to switch specific neurons on and off in mice.
Getting Drugs Past the Blood-Brain Barrier
Getting Drugs Past the Blood-Brain Barrier
Amanda B. Keener | Nov 1, 2017
To treat neurological disease, researchers develop techniques to bypass or trick the guardian of the central nervous system.
Infographic: Breaking into the Brain
Infographic: Breaking into the Brain
Amanda B. Keener | Oct 31, 2017
The blood-brain barrier is a collection of specialized cells and proteins that control the movement of molecules from the blood to the central nervous system.
Image of the Day: Teeny Tiny Delivery Balls
Image of the Day: Teeny Tiny Delivery Balls
The Scientist Staff | Aug 3, 2017
Scientists designed autonomous nanovesicles capable of following glucose concentration gradients, even through the blood brain barrier in rats.