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New Transport Mechanisms Gain Access To Brain

Researchers at the Institute of Pharmacy and Molecular Biotechnology of Heidelberg University are exploring new approaches to the treatment of diseases of the central nervous system such as Alzheimer's and brain tumours. The Else Kröner-Fresenius Foundation is funding the three-year key project with approximately 560,000 euros.

19.02.2016

Photo: human brain

The researchers are developing transport systems that can penetrate the blood-brain barrier to "ferry" certain agents into the brain; © panthermedia.net/vasabii777