Wednesday February 21st 2018

Researchers fabricate artificial device mimicking blood-brain barrier

Researchers at IIT-Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia fabricated an artificial device reproducing a 1:1 scale model of the blood-brain barrier, the anatomical and functional structure that protects the central nervous system from external substances, such as contaminants, but also drugs when they are injected intravenously into the body.

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Researchers fabricate artificial device mimicking blood-brain barrier

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