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Researchers from NeuroSpin (Frédéric Joliot Institute/CEA) and MIRCen (François Jacob Institute/CEA Institute of Biology) have just developed an ultrasound device guided by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to increase temporarily and locally the vascular permeability in non-human primates, which could be used to effectively deliver drugs to the brain.
Feedback control of microbubble cavitation for ultrasound-mediated blood-brain barrier disruption in non-human primates under magnetic resonance guidance | Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism
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