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Fat-coated Microbubbles May Aid Parkinson’s Treatment by Getting Past Blood Brain Barrier

(December 6, 2016) – Scientists using fat-coated microbubbles have possibly developed a way of carrying therapies for Parkinson’s disease directly to areas of the brain where they are needed, without affecting other organs. Dr. Carlos Sierra, together with colleagues at Columbia University in New York, are reporting positive results at delivering a test molecule directly to the brain. Read more

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