Silk Implants for Localized Small Molecule Drug Delivery to Treat Traumatic Brain Injury.

Rao, Varuna.
2017-04-20T13:59:35.181Z

Abstract: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death and disability worldwide. Resulting from blunt or penetrating forces to the head, TBI can affect any population of individuals. Following primary injury, or the initial mechanical insult, brain tissue undergoes secondary injury, notably necroptosis, or controlled tissue death. Administration of necroptosis inhibitors and other sm... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Biomedical Engineering.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/012037
ID: tufts:21510
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