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WSU Researchers Find ‘Window Of Opportunity’ To Prevent Cerebral Palsy

Researchers at the Perinatology Research Branch of the National Institutes of Health, housed at the Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Detroit Medical Center, have demonstrated that a nanotechnology-based drug treatment in newborn rabbits with cerebral palsy enabled dramatic improvement of movement disorders, and the inflammatory process of the brain that causes many cases of CP.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2012

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WSU: Nanoparticles Help Researchers Deliver Health To Retina

Hitching a ride into the retina on nanoparticles called dendrimers offers a new way to treat age-related macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa, according to researchers at Wayne State University and its partners

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2011

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