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The group will also investigate leakage of the blood-brain barrier and resulting inflammation after injury.
Around one in five people with lupus suffer from some sort of brain fog, which happens when lupus antibodies cross the blood-brain barrier and interfere with the brain's memory center.
The virus is capable of crossing the blood-brain barrier and seems to preferentially attack the stem cells that grow into a developing baby's brain.
Better yet, two of them were already known to cross the blood-brain barrier, so could potentially reach the cells that Parkinson's kills.
That would normally be a problem for drug development, because most receptors are walled off by the blood-brain barrier, a system of cells that keeps drugs, toxins, and microbes out of the brain.
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