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November 15th, 2005

Getting Nanoparticles into the Brain

Abstract:
Reporting its work in the Journal of Controlled Release, a team led by Maria Angela Vandelli, Ph.D., created nanoparticles capable of crossing the normally impenetrable blood-brain barrier by turning to molecules called opioid peptides that the body uses as its own natural painkiller.

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