The Neurovascular Unit (NVU): The BBB is a functional and dynamic interface between blood and brain. It protects the brain but it is also the major hindrance for successful treatment of CNS disorders. Accumulating evidence indicates that the BBB and the whole NVU play an important role in disease etiology and progression and may as such affect drug delivery to the brain (picture by T Näsström).


Blog about drug development within the CNS area:


Booklet about “Understanding brain drug delivery”: