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Blood-brain barrier breakthrough reported by researchers

4/8/2016

Cornell researchers have discovered a way to penetrate the blood brain barrier that may soon permit delivery of drugs directly into the brain to treat chemo-resistant cancers.

The blood-brain barrier has stymied direct treatment of brain disorders. In a recently published study, a researcher reports finding a way to pass therapeutics through the barrier, using readily-available agents. Read full article.