Simulating and stimulating the Blood-Brain-Barrier: a platform for investigating non-pharmaceutical Alzheimer’s therapy
Grant number: 2003446 | Funding period: 2021 - 2024
Alzheimer's disease is a looming public health threat worldwide. Despite the widespread acknowledgement of this issue, there are a lack of effective drugs that can slow disease progression. This project aims to investigate a new class of non-pharmaceutical treatment methods based on controlled acoustic, electrical and optical stimulation methods to treat and reverse the base causes of Alzheimer's disease.
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