blood brain barrier

Brain-Eating Amoebae Be Gone!

Scientists in Malaysia have discovered that anti-seizure drugs coupled with silver nanoparticles could be used to kill brain-eating amoebae.

Rabies Virus Protein Helps Send Drugs To The Brain

Using a protein produced by the rabies virus, scientists in China have developed a nanoparticle which could lead to better treatments for Parkinson’s disease.

Breaching The Brain To Treat Septic Shock

A neuropeptide called orexin has been shown to prevent mice from dying from septic shock.

Ultrasound Slows Brain Aging In Mice

This study suggests that scanning ultrasound treatment could help keep our brains younger as we get older.

Opening A Gateway To The Brain

Insights into the structure of the blood-brain barrier protein Mfsd2a could lead to better drugs for brain tumors.

Breaching The Blood Brain Barrier To Treat Autoimmune Diseases

Efficient delivery of a protein that regulates lymphocyte activation could be one way to treat central nervous system (CNS) diseases such as multiple sclerosis.

Sihuan Pharma, To-BBB Develop Brain Drug Delivery Technology

Sihuan Pharmaceutical has signed an agreement with to-BBB to combine drug compounds and brain drug delivery technology for a research study.