New Nanoparticle Strategies for Efficient Delivery and Controlled Release into the Brain [ 2016 - 2020 ]

Research Grant

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Brief description A key challenge for treating neurodegenerative diseases is delivery of drugs across the blood–brain barrier (BBB). This project will develop advanced BBB “nanoshuttles” based upon systematic investigation of BBB penetration mechanisms and near-infrared drug controlled release strategy. These delivery systems may facilitate diagnosis of brain diseases and on-demand release of drug cargos to diseased cells in the brain, offering the potential of a brand new localised therapy for brain diseases.

Funding Amount $AUD 589,421.71

Funding Scheme Targeted Calls

Notes NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship

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