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Applications of Nanotechnology in Diagnostics and Therapeutics of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease

[ Vol. 16 , Issue. 8 ]

Author(s):

Georgia Soursou, Athanasios Alexiou, Ghulam Md Ashraf, Asad Ali Siyal, Gohar Mushtaq and Mohammad A. Kamal   Pages 705 - 712 ( 8 )

Abstract:


In this paper, an extended review analysis has been presented concerning the developments in brain drug delivery through new and efficient applications of nanotechnology. Modern nanotechnological approaches for the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases are described along with simultaneous analysis of safety and practical clinical usage of these strategies.

Keywords:

Nanotechnology, nanomedicine, neurodegenerative diseases, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease.

Affiliation:

Bioinformatics and Human Electrophysiology Laboratory, Department of Informatics, Ionian University, Plateia Tsirigoti 7, 49100 Corfu, Greece.



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