BBC RADIO MANCHESTER: Brain-blood barrier

Press/Media: Research

Release date: 11/11/2019

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Research from the University has been covered by BBC Radio Manchester [no link available]. Scientists led by Prof Stewart Allan have discovered that the brain-blood barrier, which usually prevents drugs entering the brain, can be penetrated by liposomes soon after a stroke. It is hoped this could act as a new delivery system for crucial drugs to treat the effects of a stroke early on.

Media coverage

TitleBBC Radio Manchester
Media name/outletBBC Radio Manchester
Media typeRadio
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date11/11/19
DescriptionResearch from the University has been covered by BBC Radio Manchester [no link available]. Scientists led by Prof Stewart Allan have discovered that the brain-blood barrier, which usually prevents drugs entering the brain, can be penetrated by liposomes soon after a stroke. It is hoped this could act as a new delivery system for crucial drugs to treat the effects of a stroke early on.
PersonsStuart Allan