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Fighting Brain Cancer and Stroke with Fish

May 17 , 2021

Morrisa Schwartz

Fighting Brain Cancer and Stroke with Fish

An ancient species of parasitic fish might be the new direction of delivering therapeutic drugs into the brain. The goal? To help treat issues like brain cancer and stroke. The lampreys are one of the oldest surviving of eel-like fish. Now, they are being used to help transport drugs to the brain. Scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Texas