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Ultrasound: restoring dopaminergic pathway at Parkinson's

11.06.2019

Image: patient with Parkinson`s playing with a puzzle; Copyright: panthermedia.net/AndrewLozovyi

Researchers use transcranial ultrasound and intravenously inject microbubbles to open a pathway through the blood-brain barrier for drugs to penetrate and trigger therapeutic effects-device approved by FDA for clinical trials in Alzheimer's patients.

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