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Peptide hydrogels for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

thesis
posted on 11.08.2018 by JULIAN CHARLES RATCLIFFE
This thesis outlines the design of two new hydrogels which are capable of supporting the growth and survival of neural cells in the brain. The hydrogels were analysed as potential treatments for diseases such as Parkinson’s disease, with the aim of restoring brain function.

History

Campus location

Australia

Principal supervisor

John Stanley Forsythe

Additional supervisor 1

James Gardiner

Year of Award

2018

Department, School or Centre

Materials Science and Engineering

Additional Institution or Organisation

CSIRO

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Engineering

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