The blood brain barrier (BBB) presents a challenge for delivery of drug molecules to the central nervous system, as many of the mechanisms it employs were evolved specifically to prevent introduction of dangerous substances into the central nervous system. Understanding the mechanisms by which various substances are able to cross the BBB will allow for more rational design of future generations of drug molecules and carrier systems.

The challenge of accurately measuring drug permeability

In our seventh NanoBio Lab, Erin Gallagher, a predoctoral candidate from the lab of professor Peter Searson, demonstrated the use of a cell … [Read More...]

Angela Jimenez

Thoughts on stereotyping of Latina women in science

Recently an article in the Washington Post entitled, “Black and Latina women scientists sometimes mistaken for janitors,” was brought to my attention. … [Read More...]

Maria Barbano

Top poster presenters awarded Nikon cameras at Neuro X symposium.

More than 300 people attended the Neuro X symposium hosted May 1 by Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology at the Owens Auditorium on the … [Read More...]

Chia-Ling Chien

Chien’s magnetism work recognized with prestigious award

Professor Chia-Ling Chien, a condensed matter physicist at Johns Hopkins University and long-time affiliated faculty member of INBT, will receive … [Read More...]

Jordan Green, PhD

Symposium speakers 2015: Jordan Green

Neuro X is the title and theme for the May 1 symposium hosted by Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology. The event kicks off with a continental … [Read More...]

Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, MD

Symposium speakers 2015: Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa

Neuro X is the title and theme for the May 1 symposium hosted by Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology. The event kicks off with a continental … [Read More...]

Martin Pomper, MD, PhD

Symposium speakers 2015: Martin Pomper

Neuro X is the title and theme for the May 1 symposium hosted by Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology. The event kicks off with a continental … [Read More...]

Patricia Janak, PhD

Symposium speakers 2015: Patricia Janak

Neuro X is the title and theme for the May 1 symposium hosted by Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology. The event kicks off with a continental … [Read More...]

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