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UNCG and A&T receive funding for research and development of drugs for neurological disorders

Two local universities will receive nearly $1 million for research at the joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering in Greensboro. The money comes from NC Innovation, a public-private partnership funded by North Carolina’s latest budget. Featured Stories Peters Creek Parkway reopens after crash causes downed power lines Caswell Co. residents react after shooting kills mother and daughter, injures two others Bartlett Yancey Senior High student killed at home in Caswell Co. along with his mother Get the latest news of interest by clicking here North Carolina taxpayers invested $500 million in the project designed to turn public university research into commercial success, creating jobs and economic growth for the state . Researchers at NC A&T State University are developing new ways to deliver medications for neurological disorders. Kristen Dellinger, a researcher at NC A&T, said: “We are looking to develop new carriers that can help drugs more effectively cross the blood-brain barrier to treat Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Stay up to date with the latest news and weather by downloading the WXII app here. UNC Greensboro researchers are developing ways to convert lithium into battery-grade lithium carbonate. The technology could one day be used by Toyota’s battery plant at the Triad megasite. are being carried out at the joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. A&T researchers are looking for ways to cross what is known as the blood-brain barrier to deliver necessary drugs to the brain. UNCG researchers are looking for better ways to refine. lithium, not only for batteries, but also for the treatment of medications. Watch: NOWCAST streaming newscasts Currently, lithium refining involves a lot of water, but the UNCG research would dramatically reduce the amount of water needed. The idea is that the public will eventually reap the success started here on campuses like the joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. BROWSE: Home | Weather | Watch NOWCAST TV | Local news | National | News we love | TRENDING STORIES

Two local universities will receive nearly $1 million for research at the joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering in Greensboro.

The money comes from NC Innovation, a public-private partnership funded by North Carolina’s latest budget.

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North Carolina taxpayers invested $500 million in the project designed to turn public university research into commercial success, creating jobs and economic growth for the state.

Researchers at NC A&T State University are developing new ways to deliver medications for neurological disorders.

Kristen Dellinger, a researcher at NC A&T, said: “We are looking to develop new carriers that can help drugs more effectively cross the blood-brain barrier to treat Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.

Stay up to date with the latest news and weather by downloading the WXII app here.

Researchers at UNC Greensboro are developing ways to convert lithium into battery-grade lithium carbonate. The technology could one day be used by Toyota’s battery plant at the Triad megasite.

Both research projects are carried out at the joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering.

A&T researchers are looking for ways to cross what is known as the blood-brain barrier to deliver needed medications to the brain.

UNCG researchers are looking for better ways to refine lithium, not only for batteries, but also for drug treatments.

Look: NOWCAST streaming newscasts

Currently, refining lithium requires a large amount of water, but the UNCG research would dramatically reduce the amount of water needed.

The idea is that the public will eventually reap the success started here on campuses like the joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering.

BROWSE: Home | Weather | Watch NOWCAST TV | Local news | National | News we love |

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