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Straightforward Surgery Advances Drug Delivery To The Brain

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Adopting an established endoscopic nasal grafting technique, researchers at Mass Eye and Ear have shown the ability to deliver a drug across the blood-brain barrier effectively and with reduced side effects. Their work could move rapidly into clinical testing in neurodegenerative diseases and could form the basis for delivering a wide range of existing drugs as well as new compounds whose development is predicated on use of the technique.

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