Breakthrough in delivering drugs to the brain

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Breakthrough in delivering drugs to the brain

Postby MSUK » Mon Mar 21, 2011 11:56 pm

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A new way of delivering drugs to the brain has been developed by scientists at the University of Oxford.

They used the body's own transporters - exosomes - to deliver drugs in an experiment on mice.

The authors say the study, in Nature Biotechnology, could be vital for treating diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Muscular Dystrophy.

The Alzheimer's Society said the study was "exciting" and could lead to more effective treatments....Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1846
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