Recent advances in nanotechnology based drug delivery to the brain
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- Lin, LN., Liu, Q., Song, L. et al. Cytotechnology (2010) 62: 377. doi:10.1007/s10616-010-9295-8
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Drug delivery into the brain was difficult due to the existence of blood brain barrier, which only permits some molecules to pass through freely. In past decades, nanotechnology has enabled many technical advances including drug delivery into the brain with high efficiency and accuracy. In the present paper, we summarize recent important advances in employing nanotechnology for drug delivery to the brain as well as controlled drug release.