New 3D iPSC-derived brain endothelial cell model (Faley, Niel, et al. 2019)

The neurovasculaire unit (NVU) is composed of brain microvascular endothelial cells (BMECs) that form the Blood-Brain-Barrier (BBB), pericytes, neurons and glial cells. It regulates substance transport between blood and brain. BBB and NVU dysfonctions are associated with numerous neurological pathologies. Animal models are traditionally used in medical research but the Read more…

What’s new about Blood Brain Barrier? Feedback from the annual Congress of the SEISC

The annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Blood Brain interface (SEISC) took place in Paris the 9th November 2018. All day long, recent studies adressing different BBB issues have been presented, including Blood-Brain Barrier (BBB) development, molecular control, and several pathological aspects. BBB development: The meeting started Read more…