Device developed in CT could help cure brain cancers
5 Oct 2023
Using ultrasound technology and small electric impulses, Connecticut researcher Thanh Nguyen hopes to create doors to the brain, to better allow live-saving chemotherapy drugs to get where they need to be.
He believes his device could help patients beat some of the most difficult to treat cancers by breaching a person's natural defense system.
There’s a barrier in the brain made up of semi-permeable cells. Known as the blood-brain barrier, its job is to keep toxins in the blood from entering the brain.
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